KATHMANDU, April 8: The Chitwan National Park (CNP), with the highest number of the rare one-horned rhinos in the country, is also the best place for their habitat.

CHITWAN, March 19: Three male rhinos have been shifted to the eastern part of the Chitwan National Park (CNP) from the western areas.

Rhino found dead in CNP

February 26, 2024 13:39 pm

BHARATPUR, Feb 26:  A rhino was found dead in the Chitwan National Park (CNP) on Sunday.

CHITWAN, Jan 25: Chitwan National Park (CNP) authorities have arrested one person on the charge of shooting and killing rhinos.

KATHMANDU, Nov 23: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority  (CIAA) has filed a corruption case against the officials of Chitwan National Park (CNP), Khairahani Municipality and various community forest user groups on the charge of allowing the construction of a hotel inside the CNP.

CHITWAN, Oct 13: Chitwan National Park (CNP) has started camera trapping to understand the condition of tigers in community forests in Madi area.

Rhino found dead in CNP

October 11, 2023 15:39 pm

CHITWAN, Oct 11: A 25-year-old female rhino has been found dead in Chitwan National Park (CNP).

Kathmandu, Aug 22: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said the government will address the problems facing the people in the buffer zone of the Chitwan National Park (CNP).

CHITWAN, July 24: The Chitwan National Park (CNP) has rescued 142 wild animals in one year. According to the CNP, 142 wild animals were rescued in the fiscal year 2022/23 , including rare wild animals, tigers, pythons, and one-horned rhinoceroses.

CHITWAN, June 29: The Chitwan National Park (CNP) has banned jeep safaris inside the park from July till further notice.

CHITWAN, May 14: Two rhino calves reared by the Chitwan National Park (CNP) have been released into the wild in the park.

Two rhinos found dead in CNP

May 11, 2023 17:06 pm

CHITWAN, May 11: Two rhinos have been found dead in the Chitwan National Park (CNP). The dead rhinos were found in different places during two days.

NAWALPUR, July 3: The Chitwan National Park has released four tigers to their natural habitat this year. The tigers were captured after they were reported to be involved in attacking humans.

Absconding rhino poacher arrested

June 11, 2021 10:41 am

CHITWAN, June 11: The Chitwan National Park (CNP) has arrested a person involved in rhino poaching and smuggling wildlife parts. CNP's Wildlife Poaching Control Unit arrested Khadka Bahadur Gurung alias Soma and Min Bahadur Gurung from Gaindakot.

The country currently has 645 rhinos

CHITWAN, Aug 13: The Chitwan National Park (CNP) here has lost 25 elephants since 2002. Of this number, 15 died of tuberculosis. Tuberculosis was first seen in the elephants in CNP in 2002 and it continued up to 2016.

CHITWAN, July 17: A person died in the eastern part of Chitwan on Tuesday morning after being trampled by a wild elephant.

CHITWAN, April 25: Half of the rhinos deceased due to natural reason at Chitwan National Park (CNP) has been found completely decomposed.

KATHMANDU, April 11:  An Australian teenager and his Nepali guide were gored by a rhino at Chitwan National Park.

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CHITWAN, Dec 30: The first five and half months of the current fiscal year as in the past produced a disappointing situation for the Chitwan National Park (CNP) in regard to the case of rhinos.

Flood-swept rhinos brought back to Nepal

December 17, 2018 10:38 am

CHITWAN, Dec 17: The world’s rare wildlife, one-horned rhino, has been brought back to its home on a boat.

KATHMANDU, Nov 25: The ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) leader Devendra Poudel has said that any issues related to the Head of the State should not be dragged into controversy.

CNP to increase number of water ponds

October 27, 2018 16:30 pm

CHITWAN, Oct 27: The Chitwan National Park (CNP) has decided to increase the number of water ponds inside the park area bearing in mind an increasing population of rare wildlife.

Tiger dies at CNP

August 1, 2018 09:30 am

CHITWAN, Aug 1: A rescued wounded tiger succumbed to its injuries and died at the Chitwan National Park’s main office cage on Tuesday.

CHITWAN, July 17: The last fiscal year did not produce any encouraging news to the wildlife conservationists especially those concerned about the rhinoceros and people associated with the country's oldest Chitwan National Park (CNP), as the park lost a total of 26 rhinos to various causes in this period.

CHITWAN, July 10 : Twenty six rhinoceros have been gifted to various countries so far from Chitwan National Park (CNP).

CHITWAN, May 4: Chitwan National Park has completed capturing all four rhinos that are to be gifted to the northern neighbor China. The park had already captured three one-horned rhinos. The fourth, a female rhino, was captured from the western area of the national park on Thursday at around 11:15 am.

CHITWAN, April 26: Chitwan National Park (CNP) is preparing to send a male rhino calf to China.

CNP completes zero poaching year

April 10, 2018 17:20 pm

CHITWAN, April 10: Chitwan National Park (CNP) completed one year of zero poaching.

17 rhinos die in CNP in past six months

January 31, 2018 14:06 pm

CHITWAN, Jan 31: Although the country is celebrating no rhino poaching year for the past three consecutive years, 17 rhinos have died in the Chitwan National Park (CNP) in the past six months, officials said.

CHITWAN, Jan 30: Despite of the poor shape of Mugling-Narayanghat road, which affected movement of tourists, as well as Rapti River floods, the number of tourists visiting Chitwan National Park increased over the first half of the current fiscal year.

Rescued rhino released into CNP

November 10, 2017 12:03 pm

CHITWAN, Nov 10: A one-horned rhino which was rescued from Balmiki Tiger Reserve in India, and brought to the Chitwan National Park (CNP) on Thursday, has been released into the CNP today. The female rhino of about 15 years of age, which was swept away from the CNP in a flooding four months ago, was spotted at the Reserve, around 20 kilometers east from the Nepal-India border, some days earlier.

CHITWAN, Nov 5: Massive flooding this monsoon has polluted Chitwan National Park (CNP) by dumping piles of garbage. Plastic bags, bottles, slippers, shoes, clothes and even utensils are dumped within the park’s forest and water resources near the eastern side of Sauraha.

CHITWAN, Nov 56: Massive flooding this monsoon has polluted Chitwan National Park (CNP) by dumping piles of garbage. Plastic bags, bottles, slippers, shoes, clothes and even utensils are dumped within the park’s forest and water resources near the eastern side of Sauraha. Since the area is home to wild animals like rhino and elephants and many aquatic animals, the garbage is posing risk to their health.

CHITWAN, July 21: The number of casualties due to attack by wild animals in Chitwan National Park and buffer zones is increasing.

CHITWAN, June 15: Chitwan National Park (CNP) has collected eggs of the Gharial crocodiles from Narayani and Rapti river banks in a bid to protect them from being damaged.

RATNANAGAR (CHITWAN), June 4: The Chitwan National Park (CNP) has issued a notice calling on the locals and visitors to adopt extra alertness when heading near any rivers citing crocodile breeding season.

CHITWAN, May 6: Two swamp deer out of seven translocated to Chitwan National Park (CNP) from Shuklaphanta National Park have died.

CHITWAN, April 13: Security has been tightened in the buffer zone along the Chitwan National Park (CNP) following the killing of a rare one-horned rhino recently.

CHITWAN, April 11: Despite serious reservations from locals and conservationists, the government has translocated three one-horned rhinos from Chitwan National Park (CNP) to Babai Valley of Bardiya National Park, which is not considered a safe habitat for rhinos.

CHITWAN, April 8: Poachers have killed one rhino after a hiatus of long time at Chitwan National Park.

CHITWAN, March 3: The Chitwan National Park (CNP) has so far released 1,226 crocodile hatchlings of gharial species (gavialis gangeticus) into various rivers since 1981.

KATHMANDU, Jan 3: The Department of National Parks and Wildlife Conservation has started construction of an enclosure within the Chitwan National Park (CNP) for transfer of water buffaloes from Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve.

RATNANAGAR, Sept 7: The Chitwan National Park (CNP) has upped its surveillance in view of increasing insecurity and risks to the wildlife in the park and its buffer zone.

CHITWAN, Aug 4: Whether or not the outgoing Oli government has met people’s expectations during its tenure, it has certainly left Swami Kamalanayanacharya a pleased man. Just ahead of stepping down, it decided to free a huge portion of land covered by  the so-called spiritual guru’s arshram from the authority of Chitwan National Park (CNP).

Ratnanagar, Aug 2: Are you happening to stop your vehicle somewhere along the bio-corridor inside the Chitwan National Park (CNP) for any unwarranted activities or defecation? Beware! You may be caught and booked. You will be under surveillance of CCTV cameras all the time during your travel through the road in the area.

CHITWAN, July 25: The Chitwan National Park (CNP) has launched an awareness program entitled 'One Minute for Conservation' from today.

CHITWAN, June 26: Minister for Forest and Soil Conservation Agni Prasad Sapkota today inspected the storage of body parts of various wild animals in the Armed Forest Guard Training Centre at Tikauli and Chitwan National Park Office in Chitwan.

CHITWAN, June 25: The Chitwan National Park (CNP) has started carrying out health test of other dead animals for the first time after tuberculosis was found on a dead rhino last year.