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.

KATHMANDU, April 26: Nepal number one female golfer Pratima Sherpa’s documentary about her life struggles was premiered in New York, the United States.

The 18-year-old aspiring golf pro from Nepal attended the weekend premiere in New York of a film made about her life learning the game while living in a shed alongside a golf course in Kathmandu.

Rare spotted tiger found dead

April 22, 2018 14:51 pm

CHITWAN, April 22: A rare spotted tiger has been found dead along the Rapti riverbank in Sauraha.

Royal Bengal Tiger found dead

April 20, 2018 16:52 pm

CHITWAN, April 20: A rare Royal Bengal Tiger was found dead at Panchakanya Community Forest of Ratnanagar, Chitwan.

MAHENDRANAGAR, April 1: After two months of observation and study, officials have finally completed the tiger census in Suklaphanta National Park (SNP). The census was carried out with the help of the 'camera trapping' method. However, the total population of tigers will be publicized by mid-May.

Woman mauled to death by a tiger

March 26, 2018 18:03 pm

MAKWANPUR, March 26: A woman died in an attack by a tiger in Ramauli Pratappur in Manahari rural municipality-7 of Makwanpur this afternoon.

KATHMANDU, March 12: Silver Heritage Group has reportedly paid over a billion rupees to local suppliers and vendors for some construction and other works of Tiger Palace Resort through its Hong Kong office.

KATHMANDU, Feb 28: At a time when wildlife conservationists worldwide are expressing serious concerns over the declining habitats of tiger population, Nepal's Chitwan National Park (CNP) has been lauded for its exemplary efforts in conservation of the big cats.

KATHMANDU, Feb 15: Those foreign workers employed at Tiger Palace Resort in Rupandehi without getting work permit are preparing to flee the country as the government authority has shown reluctance to take action against them and their employer.

BHAKTAPUR, Feb 13: Six-year-old Sirish Tamang of Gundu in Suryabinayak Municipality-7, Bhaktapur who had been missing since Monday evening was found killed by a tiger.

MAHENDRANAGAR, Feb 13: The count of tiger population has started in Shuklaphanta National Park (SNP) of Kanchanpur district through 'camera trapping' method.  According to Gopal Bahadur Ghimire, chief conservation officer and information officer of SNP, a two-day training was held before the officially launch of the tiger census in the national park. He informed that the census will be taken in Shuklaphanta-Laljhadi-Jogbudha corridor which is considered as the buffer zone.

MAHENDRANAGAR, Feb 13: The count of tiger population has started in Suklaphanta National Park (SNP) of Kanchanpur district through 'camera trapping' method.

KANCHANPUR, Feb 5: Counting of Royal Bengal tiger has started at Shuklaphanta National Park here from Sunday.

KANCHANPUR, Feb 5: Counting of Royal Bengal tiger has started at Shuklaphanta National Park here from Sunday.