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The birth of Raimona, Assam’s sixth national park

The Assam government has declared the state’s sixth national park, Raimona National Park in the Kokrajhar district. Known for its legendary elephant herds and rare butterflies, it is also home to endangered Gee’s golden langur, and other rare species such as Bengal tiger, clouded leopard, gaur, and chital. The park is expected to boost biodiversity conservation, transboundary wildlife management, and ecotourism. Mongabay India writers Bikash Kumar Bhattacharya and Jyotirmoy Saharia report

4.1 magnitude earthquake hits Assam, no casualty

Guwahati/UNI: An earthquake with an intensity of 4.1 on the Richter scale shook Assam and neighbouring areas at 1.12 pm on Saturday.

Wild elephant dies due to electrocution in Asam's Hojai

Guwahati/IBNS: A wild elephant reportedly died due to electrocution in Assam's Hojai on Tuesday.

Assam: Elephant calf rescued by Forest personnel; shifted to rehabilitation centre

Guwahati/IBNS: An elephant calf was rescued by Forest personnel at Miripathar under Bokial Beat in Assam's Golaghat district on Thursday.

Female elephant dies due to electrocution in Assam's Golaghat district

Guwahati: A female lactating elephant died due to electrocution in Assam's Golaghat district on Sunday.

Assam: Elephant found dead in Goalpara

Guwahati: An elephant was found dead in a paddy field in Assam's Goalpara district.

Leopard caged in Assam’s Dibrugarh

Guwahati: A full-grown leopard was caged on Wednesday at Dikam tea estate in Assam’s Dibrugarh district.

Assam: 57 poachers surrender along with arms in Kokrajhar

Guwahati: As many as 57 persons, who were involved in destruction of forests, killing animals, are now coming out to protect nature, environment and wild animals.

PM Modi lauds Assam govt's effort over rhinos' protection

New Delhi/UNI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday lauded the Assam government-led by Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma for the step taken for the well-being of one-horned rhinos in the state.

Female elephant electrocuted in Assam’s Kamrup (Rural) district

Guwahati: An adult female elephant was electrocuted in Assam’s Kamrup (Rural) district on Friday.

Assam floods: Nearly 5.74 lakh people of 22 districts affect, death toll mounts to 3

Guwahati: The flood situation in Assam is still grim as 22 out of 34 districts hit with severe rainfall and affecting nearly 5.74 lakh people.

10-day-old male rhino rescued from Assam's Kaziranga

Guwahati/IBNS: A male rhino calf of 10 days of age was rescued from the fringe of central range near mihimukh highland in Assam's Kaziranga National Park.

Assam flood : Over 3.63 lakh people of 21 districts affected, two children drowned in Barpeta and Morigaon

Guwahati: Assam flood situation continued to remain grim with over 3.63 lakh people of 21 districts in the state have been affected in the current deluge.

Mil intensity earthquake hits Assam

Guwahati/UNI: Assam was hit by a mild intensity earthquake of magnitude 4 at 1.13 pm Monday.

Assam: Old adult elephant dies at Manas National Park

Guwahati: An old adult elephant died in Kumarsali in the Manas National Park in Assam.