CHITWAN, March 30: The wildlife rescue center in Devanagar, Bharatpur Metropolitan City-6, has been transformed into a tourist attraction, sparking protests from conservationists. The controversy erupted after Chitwan National Park made arrangements for tourists to view tigers in cages as part of the promotion of Bharatpur Visit Year 2024.

BARA, March 20: The death and killing of tigers, one of the world's endangered wild animals, has started to increase in the forests connected to the Parsa National Park. Only on Tuesday, a tiger was found dead with a bullet wound, according to the local forest administration.

CHITWAN, Dec 5: An aggressive tiger has been relocated to the Bardiya National Park from the Chitwan National Park (CNP) due to limited cage availability.

In a recent and tragic turn of events, the serene landscapes surrounding Chitwan National Park (CNP) have been marred by the specter of tiger-human conflict. The incident involving a female tiger, suspected of killing two individuals in Makwanpur, serves as a stark reminder that as Nepal celebrates its conservation success in doubling the tiger population, the nation must now confront the unintended consequences of its achievement.

BHARATPUR, Nov 27: A tiger which is believed to have killed two people recently in Makwanpur has been brought to Chitwan.

Tiger mauls woman to death in Bardiya

November 3, 2023 18:08 pm

BARDIYA, Nov 3: A woman has died after being attacked by a tiger while she was grazing goats in a community forest in Bardiya.

JANAKI, Oct 20: An autopsy report on a tiger found dead in a community forest in Banke has been released. Ramesh Budhathoki, the Divisional Forest Officer of Banke, disclosed that the autopsy report for the tiger was received 22 days after the discovery, on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 20: Minister for Forests and Environment Birendra Mahato has drawn widespread criticism for his controversial proposals such as advocating for tiger hunting and promoting commercial activities like hotels, lodges, cable cars, and paragliding within the national park areas.

Chitwan, Aug 24: A zoo is to be constructed alongside the under-construction Wildlife Rescue Center at Devnagar of Bharatpur. The zoo is to be developed to show the tiger and other wild animals to the visitors on the occasion of the Bharatpur Visit Year.

CHITWAN, Aug 8: A tiger that entered the Khairhani settlement in Chitwan and killed a man has been successfully apprehended.

CHITWAN, July 20: A tiger that entered into human settlement was taken under control and released into the secured area of Chitwan National Park (CNP).

KATHMANDU, May 13: A total of six tigers including four males and two females are kept at the central zoo in Jawalakhel, Lalitpur.

KANCHANPUR, April 23: The Royal Bengal tiger that attacked and killed a woman here will be transported to the Central Zoo in Lalitpur, said the Shuklaphanta National Park.

Tiger taken under control

October 11, 2022 13:35 pm

BHARATPUR, Oct 11: A tiger that entered a human settlement has been taken under control. A team from the Chitwan National Park comprising technicians took the tiger under control from Sitalpur of Madi Municipality-2 on Monday night.

Tiger devours three crocs

August 15, 2022 14:34 pm

CHITWAN, August 15: A tiger has devoured three Gharial crocodiles at the Chitwan National Park (CNP)'s crocodile breeding center at Kasara.

BANKE, July 15: The number of visitors has been increasing at the Bardiya National Park (BNP) here as this is the time when the tigers can be seen in the national park. The chances of spotting the wild cat are high during jungle safaris at this time of the year.

Woman injured in tiger attack

July 2, 2022 14:30 pm

CHITWAN, July 2: A woman was injured in a tiger attack in Chitwan district.

TIKAPUR, June 21: A Royal Bengal tiger that was found dead in Janashakti Community Forest in Tikapur Municipality-2 of Kailali has been secretly buried. According to a source, a team deployed from the Bardiya National Park (BNP) had put pressure on them not to make the incident public.

CHITWAN, June 16:  Police have recovered the dead body of Rakhi Basnet, 23, of Bharatpur, Chitwan, who was attacked by a tiger earlier today.

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).

Tiger kills man in Banke again

February 19, 2022 11:45 am

BANKE, Feb 19: A man was killed by a tiger early Saturday at Fattepur, Banke. The man has been identified as Dhan Bahadur Chalaune, 60 of Rapti Sonari Rural Municipality-6.

Tiger kills two rhinos

February 17, 2022 09:24 am

CHITWAN, Feb 17: Two more rhinoceros have been killed in a tiger attack at Sishuwar buffer zone of Chitwan National Park (CNP). The killed ones are an adult rhinoceros and its calf.

KATHMANDU, April 6: A tiger, which created terror in the areas around the Bardiya National Park in southwestern Nepal, has finally been caged at the Central Zoo in Jawalakhel, Lalitpur.

NEPALGUNJ, March 25: The area around the Banke National Park (BNP) has been placed on high alert after a ‘killer’ Bengal tiger which was confined by the park authorities escaped from its enclosure on Tuesday morning.

CHITWAN, March 9: An adult male rhino and a tiger have been found dead in the Chitwan National Park area recently.

NEW YORK, April 6: A tiger at the Bronx Zoo in New York City has tested positive for the respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus, in the first known case of a human infecting an animal and making it sick, the zoo’s chief veterinarian said on Sunday.

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.

Let tigers thrive

November 30, 2019 10:55 am

As long as tigers remain on any other part of earth, there’s hope for humanity. No black hole will be able to swallow earth

OKHALDHUNGA, Aug 8: The locals of Palapu in Champadevi Rural Municipality of Okhaldhunga district have been spending sleepless nights after a tiger killed 21 goats and injured a local in a span of just three days.

CHITWAN/BARDIYA, July 30: Nepal might be inching closer to setting a record by doubling its tiger population, but Chitwan National Park, once famed for tigers, is in a middle of crisis.  With shrinking habitat, declining prey and rise in human-wildlife conflict, the endangered tigers are dying in a record number.

KATHMANDU, July 30: With the recent tiger survey putting the number of wild tigers in Nepal at 235, the country is headed toward becoming the first country in the world to double the number of tigers by 2022.

Tiger tiger, rising high

July 30, 2019 02:00 am

Nepal has made an outstanding achievement on conservation sector. Yes, problems remain. Our wild animals still face the threat of being killed, even being extinct.

KATHMANDU, July 29:  As of 2015, the global wild tiger population was estimated to number between 3,062 and 3,948 mature individuals.

RAJAPUR, May 14: With the rise in the population of spotted tiger, the inflow of tourists to Bardiya National Park, has witnessed an upward trend. Bardiya is being developed as a synonymous to the tiger of late.

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.

PALPA, Jan 26: Locals of Mathagadhi Rural Municipality in Mahilachaur of Palpa district are having sleepless nights 17 goats have been killed by tiger (s) within a span of a few months. tiger attack

Highways or death traps?

January 24, 2019 01:28 am

In the absence of proper monitoring and precaution, highways that are being envisioned will most certainly increase Vehicle Wildlife Collisions

BEIJING, Nov 13 : China is postponing its decision to allow trading in tiger and rhinoceros parts a bare two weeks after the easing of the ban had raised fears the country was giving legal cover to poaching and smuggling of endangered wildlife.

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Rare Royal Bengal Tiger found dead

October 4, 2018 08:42 am

BARDIYA, Oct. 4: A rare Royal Bengal Tiger was found dead in Bardiya National Park (BNP) on Wednesday afternoon.

KATHMANDU, Sept 24: Tigers in Nepal have become more conspicuous despite the constant threats from poachers, receding forest areas and development projects infringing upon their habitat.

Assessing tiger population

September 24, 2018 01:00 am

Monitoring tiger populations at regular intervals is vital to assess ecological health of a protected area as well as results of conservation effort

Sept 23: On the occasion of National Conservation Day today, Nepal announced that there are now an estimated 235 wild tigers in the country, nearly doubling the baseline of around 121 tigers in 2009. If these trends continue, Nepal could become the first country to double its national tiger population since the ambitious TX2 goal – to double the world’s wild tiger population by 2022 – was set at the St Petersburg Tiger Summit in 2010.

Two held with tiger canines

September 9, 2018 14:13 pm

RASUWA, Sept 9: Police arrested two smugglers while trafficking four sets of tiger canines from Rasuwagadhi, the border between China and Nepal.

BIRGUNJ, Aug 23: The Parsa National Park Administration has estimated that the number of royal Bengal tiger has been doubled in the Park.

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.

KATHMANDU, July 29: The Department of National Parks and Wildlife Conservation is preparing to announce a total number of tigers in the country through census.

SANKHUWASABHA, July 25: Locals of Silonchong Rural Municipality-3 of Sankhuwasabha district have been facing threats from tigers since months. Tigers have been entering Yachamkha and Lakuwa villages of the rural municipality to prey on goats and pigs.

Concern over tiger conservation

July 1, 2018 15:55 pm

BARDIYA, July 1: The stakeholders participating in an interaction program on the conservation of tiger at Gulariya in Bardia today expressed their serious concern over the conservation of tigers in the country.

Silent roar of a tiger

June 27, 2018 08:22 am

As a student of zoology, I often visit the zoo. In my earlier visits, I had never seen a tiger. But during my recent visit to the zoo, I was fortunate enough to see a real tiger staring at me from a mere distance of three meters. However, all my excitement and curiosity vanished in a matter of seconds seeing the tiger in a pathetic situation. It was just like a lifeless animal standing in front of me.  That tiger didn’t have the grandeur that I had imagined a tiger would possess; it continued staring helplessly.