KATHMANDU, Oct 2: Nepal will become self-reliant in goats and buffaloes in two years, according to Minister for Agriculture and Livestock Development Chakrapani Khanal.

SUNSARI, May 21: The number of wild buffaloes in Koshi Tappu wildlife reserve considered a famous habitat for this animal has increased.

ITAHARI, May 21: With the identification of nine additional wild buffaloes in Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve (KTWR), the number of wild buffaloes in Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve has increased to 441, a slight increase compared to the last census held two years ago.

ITAHARI, April 6: Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve (KTWR), which is the only natural habitat of the endangered wild buffaloes in Nepal, will begin the census of this rare species from mid-April.

CHITWAN, Dec 23: Hari Prasad Neupane of Rajhar Ward 13 of Debchuli Municipality-Nawalpur used to keep a sizeable herd of cows at his farm. Also a known politician in the area, Neupane wanted to earn money through cow farming. But instead of making profits, he made losses.

RAJBIRAJ, Sept 30: Around 500 buffaloes were sacrificed in Kankali Bhagwati Temple at Bhardaha in Saptari district on Friday on the occasion of Navami, the ninth day of Dashain.

CHITWAN, Sept 24: Wild buffaloes translocated to Chitwan National Park (CNP) from Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve few months ago have been hard hit by last month’s floods.  Electric fences were put to cover 30 hectors of land at Padampur area of the national park to keep those animals. 12 buffaloes from Koshi Tappu and three were brought from the zoo and kept inside the enclosure.

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.

BAITADI, Oct 10: Over 800 goats and buffaloes were sacrificed in Ningalashaini Bhagawati Temple at Dehimandau and Melauli Bhagawati Temple at Melauli in Baitadi district on the occasion of Maha-Astami, the eight day of the 10-day long Bada Dashain festival.