The practice of killing tigers under various pretexts has grown lately in Nepal.  Sometimes, tigers are killed out of anger for attacking people, while in other cases they are targeted in revenge after tigers eat their cattle and goats. The mentality of putting poison in the meat that tigers are likely to eat in an apparent bid to kill them also appears to be growing lately.

MADHYABINDU (Nawalparasi), Feb 25: A tiger was found dead and buried in the ground in Madhyabindu Municipality of Nawalparasi.

Tiger found dead in Nawalpur

February 17, 2024 08:07 am

NAWALPUR (Nawalparasi), Feb 17: A tiger has been found dead in Madhya Bindu of Nawalparasi (Bardghat-Susta East).

CHITWAN, Jan 10: As many as 14 spotted tigers were found in the buffer zone of Chitwan National Park adjacent to Balmiki Tiger Reserve of India.

Man killed in tiger attack in Parsa

December 26, 2023 10:53 am

BIRGUNJ, Dec 26: A man has died after coming under attack by a wild tiger in Parsa district on Monday.

More than a year ago on the occasion of Global Tiger Day, Nepal shocked the world by being the first country to double its tiger population unveiling the tiger census. In 2010, Nepal along with 12 other tiger range countries agreed to double the tiger population through the Global Tiger Summit held in Saint Petersburg, Russia.

CHITWAN, Sept 14: One of the tigers taken into control from Amaltari of Nawalparasi along the Chitwan National Park (CNP) has been relocated to Bardiya over the lack of a proper structure to keep the animal.

KATHMANDU, July 29: International Tiger Day is being observed across the country by organizing various programs today. The theme of this year's International Tiger Day is 'Human-Tiger Co-Existence'.

What is your favorite place to connect with nature? Picture yourself in the heart of a vast and ancient jungle, surrounded by towering huge trees holding untold past secrets. The air is thick with nature's beauty, and the sounds of wildlife create a melody of life. A faraway roar sends shivers down your spine and is a reminder of the regal presence of the tiger, known as the 'king of the jungle.'

CHITWAN, July 10: The Chitwan National Park (CNP) has rescued six tigers from different areas in the current Fiscal Year (FY) 2022/23.

CHITWAN, May 6: At least 30 tigers were found dead in and around Chitwan National Park during the past seven years. The deaths were recorded in the fiscal year 2072/73 BS.

NEW DELHI, April 10: India's wild tiger population -- by far the largest in the world -- has risen above 3,000, according to a census released Sunday, boosting efforts to conserve the endangered species.

KANCHANPUR, April 8: The Kunda Sub-Division Forest Office has installed CCTV cameras for monitoring tigers after big cats began to enter human settlements in the southern area of Kanchanpur district.

KATHMANDU, August 15: The number of tourists visiting the Bardiya National Park (BNP) has increased. This year, 120 cubs and adult tigers have been counted in the BNP.

KATHMANDU, July 30: Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio has expressed happiness over the success of Nepal to double the number of tigers.

KANCHANPUR, July 30: The number of tigers in Shuklaphanta National Park has doubled. The number of spotted tigers has increased to 36 including 16 female, 12 male and eight whose gender is not yet known, according to Acting Chief Conservation Officer of the Park Office, Manoj Iyer.

KATHMANDU, July 29: Former Prime Minister and Chairman of CPN (Unified Socialist) Madhav Kumar Nepal has requested the ministry and the agencies under it to protect tigers. He also suggested rewarding those who are able to do commendable work in the field of tiger conservation

NAWALPUR, July 3: The Chitwan National Park has released four tigers to their natural habitat this year. The tigers were captured after they were reported to be involved in attacking humans.

DEV NAGAR, June 28: Three tigers rescued earlier are being sheltered in the Devnagar, Barandabhar forest. As the population of the tigers have increased uncontrollably in the Chitwan National Park and adjacent areas, a rescue facility in Devnagar is being set up.

NEPALGUNJ, Feb 9: At a time, when the government is making efforts to conserve tigers, as many as eight tigers from Banke to Shuklaphanta National Park, have lost their lives in past four years due to poaching, revenge and illegal trade, according to an official.

NEPALGUNJ, Sept 13: A pair of tigers that killed a man has been found in Gavar of Rapti Sonari Rural Municipality of Banke. The tigers were found in the park inside Bhattikhola in Gavar on the East-West Highway.

DHAMBOJI, July 31: The number of tigers in Banke National Park (BNP) has gone up in the beginning of current fiscal year.

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BANKE, Oct 18: The number of tigers jumped up in the Banke national park.

BIRGUNJ, July 27: Ekdarwa village of Sakhuwa Prasouni Rural Municipality in Parsa district is yet again being terrorized by tigers entering the settlement from the Parsa National Park.

KATHMANDU, July 6: Sandeep Lamichhane’s Montreal Tigers got first win of the tournament by 15 runs in a match played against Edmonton Royals on Thursday in Maple Leaf Cricket Club, Toronto, Canada. The 17-year-old continued to impress with bowling figures of 4-1-16-1 which brought him the post-match award for the most economical bowler of the match.

KATHMANDU, June 4: Nepal teen sensation Sandeep Lamichhane’s next stint will be in Toronto, Canada after the leg-spinner was picked by the Montreal Tigers franchise in Round 6 of the players draft held on Sunday to feature in Global T20 Canada. It is a Twenty20 cricket tournament in Canada with first edition of the tournament scheduled to be held from 28 June to 15 July.

MAKWANPUR, May 7: Police have arrested a youth in possession of a tiger’s hide and bones at Lamkana of Bagmati rural municipality in the district.

CHITWAN, April 23: With the death of one more female tiger on Sunday, a total of five tigers have died in Chitwan just in a short span of ten months of the current fiscal year.

Dilip Nath misses fifty, Tigers score 142

December 21, 2017 15:00 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 21: Dilip Nath’s 46 at the top of the order including five fours and a six helped Chitwan Tigers put 142 runs on board for their second match of the tournament against Kathmandu Kings XI.

KATHMANDU, Dec 19: Pakistani duo Israrullah and Taj Wali shared seven wickets in the match as Chitwan Tigers stumbled from 77/2 in 13th over to 113/9 in 20 overs.

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Nepal goes down to Tigers, again

November 5, 2017 08:24 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 5: Nepal U-19 cricket team, which is in Bangladesh tour, faced a 123-run defeat to home team in its second practice match on Thursday. Nepal had suffered three wickets loss to Tigers in its first practice match on Thursday.

RATNAGAR, July 29: Nepal's aim to double the existing number of tigers by 2022 is in the way of reality as its number has increased to 198 from 120 just within three years since the plan was made. The number of tigers may go higher as the count was carried out in 2013.

KATHMANDU, June 27: Nepal Storm registered its fourth victory in the ongoing Asian Club Premier League (ACPL) defeating Afghanistan Bulls by 63 runs on D/L on Wednesday.

Man held with tiger’s hide

March 31, 2017 15:15 pm

KATHMANDU, March 31: Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) of Nepal Police arrested a man with a tiger’s hide from Dhangadhi Sub-Metropolitan City on Friday.

BARDIYA, July 29: The Bardiya National Park (BNP) is becoming the appropriate habitat for tigers in the recent times.