KATHMANDU, June 13: The Chitwan National Park has decided to suspend jungle safari, jungle walk and other activities inside the Park from June 15 citing the arrival of the monsoon.

CHITWAN, April 24: The Chitwan National Park (CNP) has reported the deaths of 34 rhinoceroses in the past nine months of the current fiscal that began in mid-July 2021. Of them, two died due to poaching while the remaining due to other reasons. The park recorded the deaths of 33 rhinos last fiscal year.

RATNANAGAR, April 4: A man died in a tiger attack at Chitwan National Park. The deceased has been identified as Suresh BK, 39, of Madi municipality-9, Bandarjhula, shared CNP's information officer Ganesh Prasad Tiwari.

Rhino found dead in Chitwan

March 27, 2022 17:45 pm

CHITWAN, March 27: A one-horned rhino was found dead at Madi Municipality-1 in Chitwan district this morning. The body of the rhino was recovered some 300 metres north from the Riyukhola bridge in the municipality.

CHITWAN, March 4: A man-eater tiger that killed five people in Banke district in a period of a month, has been brought to the Chitwan National Park (CNP).

52 crocodiles released into rivers

February 14, 2022 14:36 pm

CHITWAN, Feb 14: As many as 52 gharials that were brought up at the Crocodile Breeding Center at Kasara in the Chitwan National Park (CNP) have been recently released into various rivers across the country.

CNP prepares to develop model grassland

February 8, 2022 20:30 pm

CHITWAN, Feb 8: Preparations have been made to develop a model grazing land inside the Chitwan National Park (CNP).

CHITWAN, Jan 31: The installation and repair of CCTV cameras has been expedited in the sensitive areas of the Chitwan National Park (CNP) in terms of the poaching of wild animals.

Tiger survey completed in CNP

January 23, 2022 11:56 am

CHITWAN, Jan 23: The latest tiger survey in the Chitwan National Park and surrounding areas has been completed under the National Tiger Survey 2078 BS.

NAWALPUR, Dec 27: More than 51,000 people visited Chitwan National Park (CNP) in the first five months of the current fiscal year 2021/22 starting mid-July.

Tiger count concludes in first block

December 27, 2021 10:23 am

CHITWAN, Dec 27: Tiger census has come to a conclusion in the first block of Chitwan National Park (CNP) and Parsa National Park complex.

CHITWAN, Dec 24: A total of 19 rhinos died in the last six months in Chitwan National Park, officials confirmed.

NAWALPUR, Sept 28: A female rhinoceros has been found dead on the bank of the Rewakhola stream at Madi area under the Chitwan National Park.

One arrested on charge of rhino poaching

September 9, 2021 16:14 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 9: Nepal Army has arrested a man on the charge of rhino poaching.

CHITWAN, July 23: A male rhino was found dead in Dhudhaura area in the Chitwan National Park on Thursday. The national park's officials said that the rhino was around 25-30 years old.

CHITWAN, June 3: The census of an endangered wild animal Gaur, locally known as Gauri Gai, has been put off in Chitwan National Park (CNP).

CHITWAN, April 18: Altogether 30 rhinos have died in the Chitwan National Park (CNP) and adjoining area in the first nine months of the current fiscal year. Of them, 26 died of natural causes while four were killed by poachers.

CHITWAN, Feb 10: Fourteen people have been arrested on the charge of poaching the endangered one-horned rhino and selling its horns. Eighteen other people involved in the crime are absconding, the Chitwan National Park (CNP) office said.

CHITWAN, Jan 22: As many as 22 rhinos were found dead in Chitwan National Park (CNP) in the past seven months, according to park authorities.

16 rhinos die in CNP this fiscal year

November 28, 2020 15:28 pm

With this, 16 rhinos have died in CNP in the current fiscal year. Of them, four were killed by poachers.

Two rhinos found dead

November 5, 2020 14:15 pm

CHITWAN, Nov 5: Two rhinos, one adult and a calf, were found dead in the western part of Chitwan National Park.

CHITWAN, Oct 13: A rhinoceros has been found completely decomposed in the western sector of the Chitwan National Park (CNP) in Chitwan district.

A Rhino found dead at CNP

October 3, 2020 21:27 pm

CHITWAN, Oct 3: A female rhino which was swept away by the Narayani River has been found dead.

KATHMANDU, July 21: The Amnesty International (AI) has urged the Nepali authorities to immediately halt the forced eviction of Chepang Indigenous people from their settlements and ensure those responsible for the destruction of ten homes are held accountable.

Rhino found dead in CNP

April 16, 2020 14:24 pm

CHITWAN, April 16: A rhinoceros has been found dead at Chisapani area inside the Chitwan National Park here on Wednesday. The male rhino was found dead in a swamp at the core area of the Park.

CHITWAN, March 19: As many as 22 rhinos died due to natural reasons in Chitwan National Park in the past nine months, park officials said here.

CHITWAN, March 19: The incidents of natural death of rhinos have gone up at Chitwan National Park over the time. As many as 22 rhinos died due to natural reasons from mid-July 2019 to this date.

New species of bird found in Chitwan

February 21, 2020 11:56 am

CHITWAN, Feb 21: A new species of bird 'Purbiya Fulbari' was found at Chitwan National Park in Nepal.

Three crocodiles found dead in Chitwan

February 16, 2020 12:11 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 16: Three crocodiles released into the Rapti and Narayani rivers last year have been found dead.

CHITWAN, Feb 2: Three rhinoceros died after the consumption of poisonous food in the past one month in the Chitwan National Park (CNP).

Act to save wildlife

January 25, 2020 09:55 am

Nepal has a lot of majestic forests. They are all home to hundreds of animals, birds and plants. We have Chitwan National Park, Bardiya National Park and even some forested areas around Mustang. These forests and jungles are even home to extremely rare animals like the snow leopard and greater one-horned rhinoceros, which are found in parts of Russia, Afghanistan, India, Nepal, Bhutan, China, Tajikistan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Pakistan and Kyrgyzstan.

CHITWAN, Jan 23: Belgian Princess Astrid is now on a tour of Chitwan National Park. She is enjoying the visit. The Bagmati State government's ministry of industry, tourism, forest and environment and the Bharatpur Metropolitan City welcomed the Belgian royal guest at one of the entry gate to the park at Meghauli on Wednesday evening.

It is heartening to know that the country has a lot to offer to the travelers who want to explore natural and cultural heritages. Be it natural beauty or cultural heritage, Nepal amazes you with its cultural and natural diversity and its scenic beauty. Here are 20 places you should try your best to visit in 2020.

Tiger found dead in Chitwan

December 26, 2019 11:16 am

CHITWAN, Dec 26: A spotted adult tiger was found dead at a community forest under the Chitwan National Park here.

CHITWAN, Aug 30: A male rhino has died in the Chitwan National Park. It was found dead in the Rapti buffer zone community forest in Meghauli area under the park.

CHITWAN, July 24: Popularly known as Ronaldo, a wild elephant has stolen people’s peace of mind in settlements near the Chitwan National Park. On Monday night it wreaked havoc in Janakpur village of Khairhani Municipality – 12. Ronaldo entered a resident, Homenath Dhamala’s house and scattered off around four quintals of rice in store.

CHITWAN, July 1:  The jeep safari service at Chitwan National Park will be suspended from July 6, authorities said here.

BHARATPUR, May 19: Nepal is a seasonal home to species of migratory birds which enjoy the atmosphere here for incubation, said a survey and observation based on the Chitwan National Park and adjoining community forests.

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.

CHITWAN, March 25: On Sunday a female rhino in Chitwan breathed her last. She was spotted dead near a septic tank of a hotel in Jagatpur, Bharatpur Municipality – 23. With this, the number of rhinos to die in Chitwan in the last nine months has reached 41.

Tiger found dead

February 9, 2019 07:20 am

RATNAGAR, Feb 9: A tiger was found dead in Jarnelighat on the banks of the Karnali river in Chitwan National Park on Friday.

CHITWAN, Jan 27: It has been three years since four dogs are being deployed at the Chitwan National Park (CNP) for security reasons. There are two species of Belgium Shepherd and two Labrador retrievers. While the Belgium shepherds are being kept for ‘tracking’, Labradors are for ‘sniffing’ purposes.

Rhino dies after falling into swamp

December 22, 2018 12:25 pm

CHITWAN, Dec 22: A rhino has died after falling into a swamp land. The incident took place in ward no. 24 of Bharatpur metropolis on Friday. The rhino had strayed away from the Chitwan National Park area to enter into human settlement near the community forest.

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.

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CNP lacks male elephants for breeding

November 4, 2018 15:42 pm

CHITWAN, Nov 4: The Chitwan National Park (CNP) lacks a male elephant for breeding thus forcing dependence on wild elephants for the purpose. Two wild elephants named Ronaldo and Dhurbe are currently available in the CNP for mating. Rolando is available in the eastern area, while Dhurbe in the western area.

CHITWAN, Oct 25: The government has hiked the entry fee to the Chitwan National Park (CNP).

CHITWAN, Oct. 25: Altogether seven rhinos died in Chitwan National Park (CNP) due to natural causes in the first three months of the current fiscal year, officials confirmed.

Madi homestays attracting tourists

September 23, 2018 03:15 am

CHITWAN, Sept 23: Madi Valley is surrounded by Chitwan National Park on three sides and by Someshwar hill in south. As the valley’s settlements are in close proximity with the park’s wildlife, there have been many instances of human-wildlife conflicts. Of late, however, they valley is known not for such conflicts, but as one of the most beautiful destinations for domestic and foreign tourists.