Encouraging signs from 1st round tiger count in Parsa Wildlife Reserve

The number of tigers in the Parsa Wildlife Reserve has increased to 16, according to the recently concluded first round of tiger count. During the tiger census conducted in 2014-15, the number of big cats in the reserve was 10. The Parsa Wildlife Reserve, which covers 637.37 sq kilometres, was divided into 166 units to

Elephant safari okayed in four more buffer zones

Elephant safari, the most popular jungle activity for tourists in Chitwan, is being conducted at another four buffer zones inside Chitwan National Park (CNP). The buffer zones are community-managed forests where wildlife viewing activities are permitted. The national park has okayed elephant safaris at Batuli Pokhari, Dakshinkali, Nawajyoti and Bandevi community forests. “We decided to

‘Doubling tiger nos in 6 yrs possible’

Apr , 2016- The existing forest habitats in the 13 tiger range countries, including Nepal, still bear good potential for doubling the number of the wild cats in the next six years, according to the findings of a new analysis of global tiger habitat. Using satellite data to monitor the long-term analysis of the forest

Chitwan expos aim to boost tourism, economy

January, Trade fairs and expositions, which had been halted after the April 25 earthquake and subsequent Tarai unrest and Indian embargo, are back in Chitwan. Various organisations have taken initiatives to organise such events to boost tourism and economic activity. Two such events have already taken place, while three more are in the pipeline. Regional

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