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.
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.
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.
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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.
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, 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.
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.
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.
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, 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.