KATHMANDU, April 11: The rhino population in Nepal has grown up in the last half decade. The number of the endangered species increased by 107 in the last five years in the country. Unveiling the National Rhino Census of 2021, the secretary for the Ministry of Forest and Environment, Dr Bishwanath Oli announced that the number of rhinos inside the country has reached 752. Earlier, the rhino population in Nepal was 647.
CHITWAN, March 30: Three Rhinos that reached India from Nepal after being swept by monsoon floods are yet to be returned home. Thirteen Rhinos have swept away from Nepal to India in the incident that took place two years ago.
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.
HONG KONG, Feb 15: Hong Kong customs seized a record 40kg of rhino horns worth around HK$8 million (S$1.4 million) from Johannesburg en route to Vietnam, the latest bust for the authorities trying to tackle the rising volume of endangered species trafficked through the Chinese territory.
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.
SOUTH AFRICA, Sept 14: The mutilated carcass of a female white rhino, who had given birth just months ago, lay rotting on a hill beside a road that meanders through South Africa's Kruger National Park.
CHITWAN, April 20: Chitwan National Park has begun the process to catch two pairs of rhinos to gift them to the northern neighbor China, informed Information Officer and Assistant Conservation Officer Noorendra Aryal of the park.
KENYA, Mar 12: In Kenya, the world’s last male northern white rhino continues to battle health problems. The fate of the species rests on this rhino, Sudan, and his two surviving family members, daughter Najin and granddaughter Fatu. Now, an international collaboration of scientists and conservationists is looking for ways to prevent the extinction of the species using in vitro fertilization (IVF).
CHITWAN, Feb 6: A person died in rhino attack at Madi of Chitwan. The Chitwan District Police Office confirmed that Prem Raj Dhungel, 27, of Madi municipality-2 died when rhino attacked him while he was grazing cattle.
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.
NAWALPARASI, Oct 30: The Rhino Conservation Gold Cup Men's Football Championship kicks off at Kolhuwa of Nawalparasi from today. This is the football tournament with the highest prize money outside Kathmandu valley.
KATHMANDU, Sept 11: Jagadamba Steels has started manufacturing Rhino Steel Rebars for Nepali market. Issuing a statement on Sunday, the company said that it has initiated Technical Meet at various locations to give technical information about the product.
NAWALPARASI, August 14: Floods have killed at least a one-horned rhino and six deer in Nawalparasi district. Police on Sunday evening found the carcasses of one rhino and six deer on the bank of the Narayani River.
CHITWAN, April 16: A rally was held at Sauraha of Ratnagar, Chitwan this morning to mourn the poaching of a rare one-horned rhino took place here a week ago. The rally organised by the joint efforts of around 40 organisations based in the district.
CHITWAN, April 9: Even though Nepal has celebrated successful zero poaching years many times in the past, the recent tragic incident of spotting the dead body of a rhino has once again raised questions about the government’s conservation efforts. The rhino’s dead body was found on Saturday morning with its horn missing at a community forest in Kasara area, a part of the buffer zone. And this happened in an area that has been pitted as very secure by the Chitwan National Park (CNP) officials.
NAWALPARASI, March 24: A woman died in a rhino attack in Kawaswoti of Nawalparasi district.
Kunta Devi Mahato, 47, a resident of Kawaswoti municipality-7, Ramnagar Tole was found dead in Namuna Madhyabarti Community Forest, two-kilometre away from her house, on Thursday evening, police confirmed.
KATHMANDU, March 20: When the Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) with help of the Interpol arrested Rajkumar Praja from Malaysia in 2015, Nepal Police and wildlife activists hailed it as a watershed moment for the campaign against one-horned rhino poaching in Nepal. They had ample reasons to celebrate Rajkumar's arrest. After all, he was not just another criminal.