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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......

Two rhinos killed by poachers in Assam

Two adult Rhinos with their horns chopped off were found dead today in separate forest areas of central Assam. Both the male rhinos had been killed by poachers, forest department officials said.......

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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Q. I am interested in involving afforestation programme wherever with in India, Could u consider me (of course I am not belong to botony).
:  A. National Afforestation and Eco Development BoardIn order to promote afforestation, tree planting ecological restoration and eco-development...... more

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Proposal to document Kaziranga park's biodiversity

KOLKATA: The central government has asked scientists in northeast India to map and document the biodiversity in Assam's famous Kaziranga National... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/environment/flora-fauna/proposal-to-document-kaziranga-parks-biodiversity/articleshow/45299079.cms
Sand mining spelling doom of Gangetic dolphins

MobaraQUE hUSSAIN MIRZA, Nov 26 Eminent environmentalist Dr Anwaruddin Choudhury has said that activities like unregulated sand mining and... ...

http://www.assamtribune.com/scripts/detailsnew.asp?id=nov2714/state053
Leopards trigger panic in Guwahati

A leopard and its cub have been noticed entering the city frequently, forcing the residents of Guwahati to restrict their movements after sunset.... ...

http://www.asianage.com/india/leopards-trigger-panic-guwahati-184
Border market set up at Misibailam

Correspondent DIPHU, Nov 24 The Karbi Anglong Autonomous District Council (KAAC) has embarked on a unique policy to pacify the border row between... ...

http://www.assamtribune.com/scripts/detailsnew.asp?id=nov2514/state054
Genie's wish list

When Ramola Antao, 69, was admitted to a private hospital in Mumbai after feeling unwell and tired, her grandchildren would jostle for their turn... ...

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