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Poachers killed 74 rhinos in Assam in 3 years: Forest minister

Poachers killed 74 rhinos in Assam in 3 years: Forest minister

Altogether 74 rhinos were killed by poachers in Assam since 2015 and 316 poachers arrested during 2015-17, Forest Minister Pramilla Rani Brahma said in the Assam Assembly today. Twenty one rhinos were killed in 2015, 22 the next year and nine last year, Brahma said in reply to a question by All India United Democratic Front MLA Aminul Islam. To another query, the minister said police records showed the involvement of militant outfits in poaching of the Pride of Assam, and action was taken ..., 2 months ago
Rhino killed by poachers in Assam Business Standard, 1 month ago

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Assam forest personnel get sophisticated arms

The fight against wildlife crimes, including poaching of one-horned rhinos, got a boost on Sunday when Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal distributed modern and sophisticated weapons to forest personnel.The government has procured 272 INSAS rifles, 954 ...
 Prokerala1 month ago Forest guards in Assam given modern weapons to check Rhino poaching  Business Standard1 month ago

Five elephants run over and killed by train in Assam

Five elephants were killed after being hit by a train while crossing rail tracks in Assam's Hojai district, a forest official said today.A herd of elephants was crossing the rail tracks at Habaipur near Lumding reserve forest when the Guwahati-Silchar Express ...
 Business Standard2 months ago Why must so many elephants die on the railway tracks?  Rediff.com1 month ago Assam Man-Animal Conflict: Hundred elephants and animal die unnaturally  catchnews.com1 month ago

Health camp at State Zoo

GUWAHATI, April 6 - The Assam Forest Officers' Wives Welfare Society (AFOWWS) today organised a free health and eye check-up camp for employees of the State Forest Department in association with Sankaradeva Nethralaya and Narayana Super Specialty Hospital.
 The Assam Tribune1 week ago

Opp protests Forest Regulation (Amendment) Act

GUWAHATI, April 4 - The Assembly today witnessed noisy scenes during the passing of the Assam Forest Regulation (Amendment) Act, 2018, with the Opposition Congress and AIUDF members staging a walkout, protesting the failure of the Act in differentiating ...
 The Assam Tribune2 weeks ago Forest amendment Bill tabled in House  The Assam Tribune3 weeks ago

Huge consignment of exotic animals seized in Assam

In a major success against wildlife trafficking, Assam Police and Forest officials on Saturday seized a huge consignment of exotic animals near here and arrested one person for his involvement in the crime.The consignment includes several exotic wildlife ...
 Prokerala3 weeks ago
The Assam Tribune

Manipur tops NE in forest conservation

Assam Tribune 18 February 2018
 E Pao!2 months ago Forest Dept mulls use of modern tech  The Assam Tribune1 month ago Forest cover in 5 NE states decreases  The Assam Tribune2 months ago Encroachment puts pressure on State's green cover: Govt  The Assam Tribune2 months ago
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Violating court order vallagers continue to cut Pine Trees at The Gwarok Reserved Forest area

In contrary to the efforts presently put in by the Forest Department, Police Department and also the Assam Riiles to protect and conserve the forest wealth of the State and also in contravention to the orders of the High Court of Manipur dated 30 Source IT ...
 E Pao!2 months ago Trees felled despite appeals by authorities  E Pao!2 months ago

Assam forester rediscovers 'extinct' medicinal plant

Over a century after it was first documented and feared to have gone extinct, a rare plant species that contains anti-carcinogenic properties has been rediscovered by a forest officer in Assam.Popularly known in Assamese as Gandheli, the plant species, ...
 Prokerala2 months ago

Assam district forms team to check illegal plying of

The Hailakandi district administration in Assam has formed a five-member team to put a check on illegal plying of overloaded vehicles, an official release said.Hailakandi Deputy Commissioner Adil Khan has directed the team to conduct random checks at ...
 Business Standard1 week ago
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