CHITWAN, Feb 6: Eleven rhinos have been found dead in Chitwan National Park (CNP) and surrounding areas in the current Fiscal Year (FY). Of these, two were killed by poachers while nine died due to natural causes, said Ganesh Prasad Tiwari, the CNP Information Officer.

CHITWAN, Jan 25: Chitwan National Park (CNP) authorities have arrested one person on the charge of shooting and killing rhinos.

CHITWAN, Sept 26: Two rhinos — Pushpa and Anjali - were sent to the Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve from the Chitwan National Park (CNP) on Tuesday.

CHITWAN, July 18: A total of 22 rhinos died in the last fiscal year 2079/80 in Chitwan National Park. Of them, two died due to poaching and 20 of natural causes.

CHITWAN, July 6: Three people have been arrested for electrocuting two rhinos. The two rhinos were killed by electrocution on the banks of the Narayani River in Sitapur, Madhyabindu Municipality-2, Nawalpur on January 20. The three people who were arrested by the Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) of Nepal Police on May 26 on the charge of killing the rhinos were made public by the Chitwan National Park Office, Kasara, on Wednesday.

Two rhinos found dead in CNP

May 11, 2023 17:06 pm

CHITWAN, May 11: Two rhinos have been found dead in the Chitwan National Park (CNP). The dead rhinos were found in different places during two days.

CHITWAN, May 4: A total of 220 rhinos died in Chitwan National Park (CNP) and its vicinity in the past eight years. The CNP shared that among the casualties, 64 rhinos died of aging and falling off cliff; and 19 died in morass and floods.

Two rhinos found dead in CNP

April 13, 2023 08:15 am

NAWALPUR, April 13: Two rhinoceroses were found dead in the buffer zone of Chitwan National Park (CNP).

Smugglers kill two rhinos in CNP

January 21, 2023 09:39 am

CHITWAN, Jan 21: A group of smugglers has killed two rhinos on the banks of the Narayani River that flows through the 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.

A total of 39 rhinos died in the current fiscal year due to some preventable and natural causes and five of them in the recent past two months. This is the highest number of rhino's death from natural causes in a year in the country's history after the armed conflict in the country when poachers had killed 37 rhinos in 2058 BS.

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: 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.

GUWAHATI, July 16: Floods in northeast India worsened on Tuesday with incessant rain swelling already raging rivers, inundating villages and a rhinoceros sanctuary as 1,000 soldiers were deployed to rescue people fleeing the rising waters.

CHITWAN, April 25: Half of the rhinos deceased due to natural reason at Chitwan National Park (CNP) has been found completely decomposed.

CHITWAN, March 24: Poaching remains a worldwide threat to wildlife including rhinoceroses as it has pushed some of the subspecies to the near extinction. But the case is somehow different for rhinos in the Chitwan National Park (CNP).

CHITWAN, Dec 30: The first five and half months of the current fiscal year as in the past produced a disappointing situation for the Chitwan National Park (CNP) in regard to the case of rhinos.

KATHMANDU, Dec  10: Lalitpur Patriots  has defeated Pokhara Rhinos by eight wickets at their 5th match of the ongoing Everest Premier League (EPL) 2018 underway at the TU Cricket Ground in Kirtipur on Monday.

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.

CHITWAN, July 17: The last fiscal year did not produce any encouraging news to the wildlife conservationists especially those concerned about the rhinoceros and people associated with the country's oldest Chitwan National Park (CNP), as the park lost a total of 26 rhinos to various causes in this period.

KATHMAND, July 12: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli today handed a couple of rhino named Bhadra (male) and Rupasi (female) to Chinese Ambassador to Nepal Yu Hong amid a programme in the Capital. Nepal gifted the rhinos as per the government's decision made some two years ago. Of the two couples of rhinos to be gifted to China, another will be handed within next one month.

CHITWAN, July 10 : Twenty six rhinoceros have been gifted to various countries so far from Chitwan National Park (CNP).

KATHMANDU, July 4: The Government of Nepal is all set to gift two pairs of rhinos to China.  If things go as planned, two rhinos- Bhadra and Rupasi- will be flown to the northern neighbor on July 12 while the other two will be sent to China in the next fiscal year. The four rhinos are kept in separate pits at the eastern sector office of Chitwan National Park (CNP) in Sauraha since the last two months.

CHITWAN, June 17: Bharda and Rupasi are among the two pairs of rhinoceros that the government is sending to the Government of People's Republic of China as gifts.

CHITWAN, May 4: Chitwan National Park has completed capturing all four rhinos that are to be gifted to the northern neighbor China. The park had already captured three one-horned rhinos. The fourth, a female rhino, was captured from the western area of the national park on Thursday at around 11:15 am.

CHITWAN, May 3: The task of capturing one-horned rhinos to be gifted to China has been completed on Thursday. The last one out of four rhinos was darted and captured from Sukhibhar today.

CHITWAN, April 26: Process to trap rhinos meant to be gifted to China will begin on Friday.  Upon request of the Chinese government, the government had decided to present two pairs of rhinos to China two years ago.

CHITWAN, April 22: In view of the rising deaths of rhinoceros, the Department of National Park has launched study and investigation. Since 1998, the Chitwan National Park alone witnessed the untimely death of as many as 269 rhinoceros. The rate of the death has increased in the recent years.

17 rhinos die in CNP in past six months

January 31, 2018 14:06 pm

CHITWAN, Jan 31: Although the country is celebrating no rhino poaching year for the past three consecutive years, 17 rhinos have died in the Chitwan National Park (CNP) in the past six months, officials said.

KATHMANDU, Dec 27: Six different Lalitpur Patriots bowlers picked up a wicket each in their quest to bundle Rhinos out for 111 runs and win the eliminator by 27 runs. They have qualified for the second qualifier. Lalitpur will face Bhairahawa Gladiators tomorrow in a virtual semi-final. The winner of that match will tussle against Biratnagar Warriors in the final of EPL 2017 on 30th December.

139 target for Rhinos in the eliminator

December 27, 2017 14:50 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 27: Indian batsman Sunny Patel’s late innings cameo has propelled Lalitpur Patriots to 138/5 in the 20 overs. Patel smashed two boundaries and three sixes in his 38 runs came from 26 deliveries and help Patriots recover from 76/5 in the 14th over.

KATHMANDU, Dec 26: Indian opening batsman Jaykishan Kolsawala smashed his first fifty to seal a spot for Lalitpur Patriots in the Eliminator of EPL 2017. Both teams, Lalitpur and Pokhara will once again lock horns in the eliminator tomorrow. Kathmandu Kings XI and Chitwan Tigers are eliminated from the tournament.

Gladiators bundle out Rhinos for 108

December 25, 2017 14:41 pm

After being 2 for 68 at halfway mark, Pokhara Rhinos collapsed to 108 all out in the 19th over. Rhinos lost last eight wickets for 40 runs. It was an all-round bowling effort from Bhairahawa Gladiators bowlers as Dipesh Shrestha, skipper Sharad Vesawkar, and Krishna Karki picked up two wickets each.

A 33 runs partnership between skipper Shakti Gauchan and Pakistani batsman Israrullah sealed the second win in the third match by six wickets for Pokhara Rhinos.

A disciplined all-round bowling performance from Pokhara Rhinos after winning the toss and electing to bowl has restricted Kathmandu Kings XI for 98 runs in their 20 overs picking up eight wickets.

Paras Khadka’s three wickets and good all-round fielding effort by Biratnagar Warriors have restricted Pokhara Rhinos to 122 runs in 20 overs.

KATHMANDU, Dec 19: Peshawar opener Israrullah notched up six sixes in his blistering innings of 61 runs from 52 deliveries to give Pokhara Rhinos first win of the tournament by 10 wickets.  He had also taken four wickets earlier in the match.

Nepali rhinos found in India

November 6, 2017 17:56 pm

CHITWAN, Nov 6: The two Nepali one-horned rhinos were found at Valmiki Tiger Reserve 25 k.m towards India from the Nepal border. A team from Chitwan National Park  headed to India after the Reserve informed about the  rhinos

CHITWAN, Sept 3: The search for the endangered one-horned rhinos of Nepal that crossed over to India after the huge flooding a month ago, is still continuing, according to Chitwan National Park (CNP).

CHITWAN, August 19: One of the three rhinoceroses washed away by floods to the Indian side of the border was rescued by Chitwan National Park (CNP) officials on Friday morning.

CHITWAN, August 18: Monsoon floods not only cause trouble to human settlements time and again, they are also  a threat to the endangered rhinos of Chitwan National Park (CNP). During the monsoon, floodwater has caused severe injuries  to the one-horned rhinos and even killed them .

CHITWAN, Aug 16: Preparations are underway to bring back the endangered one-horn rhinos that were swept away or dislocated to various places in the country and bordering India by the recent floods.

CHITWAN, April 11: Despite serious reservations from locals and conservationists, the government has translocated three one-horned rhinos from Chitwan National Park (CNP) to Babai Valley of Bardiya National Park, which is not considered a safe habitat for rhinos.

CHITWAN, April 4: The government has started translocating rhinos from the Chitwan National Park (CNP) to the Shuklaphanta National Park (SNP) in farwestern Nepal.

CHITWAN, March 27: The government is all set to translocate five rhinos from Chitwan National Park (CNP) to Shuklaphanta National Park amid concerns from the locals regarding the safety of the endangered species in the new location.

RATNANAGAR (Chitwan), Jan 16: As January, February and March are deemed suitable time for the transfer of the rhinos, the Chitwan National Park (CNP) is all set to translocate at least 10 rhinos to the Bardia National Park (BNP) and Shuklaphanta National Park within a month.

CHITWAN, Jan 11: It has been more than two years since the endangered one-horned rhinos of Chitwan National Park (CNP) have not been poached by smugglers. Despite zero poaching of rhinos, their casualty rate has not yet come to an end.

MAHENDRANAGAR, Dec 31: The government is all set to transfer one-horned rhinos, a rare and endangered species, to Shuklaphanta Wildlife Reserve, Kanchanpur from Chitwan National Park.