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Three poachers killed by forest guards in encounter in Kaziranga Park

Three poachers were on Wednesday killed in two encounters with forest guards in Kaziranga National Park in Assam. On a tip off about the entry of a group of poachers into the park, forest guards......

Centre steps in to protect Assam's rare rhinos

Union Minister of Environment and Forest Prakash Javadekar on Friday expressed anguish over the unabated poaching of the rare one-horned rhinoceros in Assam’s Kaziranga National Park and the......

Rhino-saver UAV takes off at Kaziraga Park

An unmanned aircraft on Monday hovered over for about 30 minutes over the Kaziranga National Park in Assam after state Forest Minister Rakibul Hussain inaugurated the test flight, ushering in......

Assam to arm forest staff with AK series weapons

The Assam forest department is keen to arm forest guards in Kaziranga National Park with sophisticated weapons like AK series assault rifles to counter the new brand of rhino poachers who are using......

Two poachers shot dead in Kaziranga National Park

Two poachers were killed during an operation by the Assam Forest Protection Force personnel in KazirangaNational Park on Wednesday, park officials said. An operation was launched in the Agratoli......

Vultures get restaurant in Raigad

The Maharashtra government has launched a "restaurant" to save the vulture, nature's most efficient scavenger. The 20-acre restaurant is located in the Fansad sanctuary in the Raigad district which......

Pranab Mukherjee's Budget Speech

Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee presented the Budget for 2009-10 on July 6. Following is the BudgetSpeechof Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee:Madam Speaker,I rise to present the Budget for......

Agri problems? Opt for rain-proofing farming

With as much as 85 million hectares of arable land being almost wholly rain-dependent for crop production, the vulnerability of the Indian agriculture to the vagaries of the monsoon remains......

ICC plans regional hub in north-east

A proposal for the creation of a regional hub in the north-east, which couldinclude Guwahati, Bangkok, Kathmandu as well as a destination from West Bengal was presented by the Indian Chamber of......
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Forest Department Census

A latest census released on Saturday reveals that the number of world famous one-horned rhinos in Assam's Kaziranga National Park has increased to... ...

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2401 rhinos in Kaziranga

The Assam forest department has estimated that there are 2,401 rhinos in Kaziranga National Park, an increase of 72 over the last census in 2013.... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1150329/jsp/northeast/story_11407.jsp
Task force to combat spread of encephalitis

Jorhat, March 24: Dispur has constituted a state-level task force to tackle a possible outbreak of Japanese encephalitis (JE) and acute... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1150325/jsp/northeast/story_10644.jsp
Need for tree plantation underlined

Staff Reporter GUWAHATI, March 24 A two-day Tree Growers mela (fair) was held on March 20 and 22, 2015 at the Rain Forest Research Institute... ...

http://www.assamtribune.com/scripts/detailsnew.asp?id=mar2515/state050
Heavy Duty Force To Combat Rhino Poaching In Assam

GUWAHATI:The Centre will raise a rhino protection force in Assam by roping in youths of villages that surround the rhino habitats in the eastern... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/thesundaystandard/Heavy-Duty-Force-To-Combat-Rhino-Poaching-In-Assam/2015/03/22/article2724248.ece

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