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Odisha’s Nandankanan To Become World-Class Zoo; Earns Over Rs 5 Cr In Pandemic-Hit Year
Odisha’s Nandankanan To Become World-Class Zoo; Earns Over Rs 5 Cr In Pandemic-Hit Year

Nandankanan Zoological Park, one of the most popular tourist destinations in the State, will be developed into a world-class zoo.

  • Wednesday, 29 December 2021
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Nandankanan To Remain Closed For 5 Days From Dec 30 

The Nandankanan Zoological Park in Bhubaneswar will remain closed for visitors for five days from December 30, 2021, Zoo Deputy Director Sanjeet Kumar informed on Wednesday.

  • Wednesday, 29 December 2021
Toy Train Rolls In Nandankanan Again
Toy Train Chugs Off In Nandankanan Again

After a brief hiatus, the newly launched eco-friendly toy train facility has once again chugged off in the Nandankanan Zoological Park in Bhubaneswar, much to the delight of tourists visiting the park this holiday season.

  • Tuesday, 16 November 2021
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Nandankanan Toy Train Catches Fire, Tourists Safe

Nandankanan Zoo Deputy Director Sanjeet Kumar informed that the engine of the train caught fire after the 4 pm ride following which it was stopped to avoid any mishap.

  • Friday, 15 October 2021
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Toy Train All Set To Chug Off In Odisha’s Nandankanan Zoo

The zoo authorities have rolled out the joy ride from today which will provide visitors an unique experience of sightseeing in the natural aura of the zoo on train wheels.

  • Friday, 08 October 2021
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Nandankanan Zoo Toy Train Joy Ride To Resume After 7 years

After a 7-year long hiatus, the toy train ride at Nandankanan Zoological Park is set to roll out again from Friday (October 8). All possible arrangements have been made by the concerned administration for resuming the train services.

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  • Thursday, 07 October 2021
Odisha Girl Student Found Dead In Bhubaneswar Farmhouse
Odisha Girl Student Found Dead In Bhubaneswar Farmhouse

In a shocking incident, a dead body of a girl student was reportedly found from a pond at a farmhouse in Nandankanan area of Bhubaneswar on Friday (Aug 20).

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  • Friday, 20 August 2021
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Nandankanan Zoo Reopening From August 3, Here Are The Guidelines

The authorities of the Nandankanan Zoological Park in Bhubaneswar on Monday issued a set of guidelines to be religiously followed by the people while visiting the zoo which is set to reopen from tomorrow (August 3) after nearly 3 months of staying off the limits for public due to the second wave of Covid pandemic.

  • Monday, 02 August 2021
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Odisha's Nandankanan Zoo To Reopen From August 3

The famous Nandanakanan Zoological Park in Bhubaneswar is set to throw its gates open for visitors from Tuesday (August 3) after remaining off-limits to the public for three months in the wake of the surge in cases of Covid-19.

  • Sunday, 01 August 2021
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Fate of Tigress Sundari hangs in balance

Angul: Even though the villagers of Satkosia are living without any threat after relocation of tigress Sundari to an enclosure on November 6, the future of the big cat, which was the first one to be shifted under the inter-State tiger translocation project, seems to be hanging in balance. “The State government should ensure that […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
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Bird census in Odisha to begin from tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: This year’s bird census in Nandankanan, Similipal and other forest divisions will begin from tomorrow and the same will be carried out in Chilika from January 4 followed by Bhitarkanika & Hirakud from January 6, informed Chief Wildlife Warden Sandeep Tripathy. The official informed that preparations are underway for the census which is conducted […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
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Heat Wave: Nandankanan Zoo gears up to keep animals 'cool'

Bhubaneswar: With intense heat wave conditions prevailing across Odisha, the authorities of Nandankanan Zoological Park have come up with special measures to keep the animals ‘cool’ this summer. Almost all enclosures at the zoo are now covered with hay stacks and proper water facilities have been made inside the enclosures to keep the animals hydrated. […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
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Nandankanan receives amazing footfall in holiday season

Bhubaneswar: During winter every year the tourism sector in Odisha gets a boost in tourist footfall. Visitors from many parts of India and abroad flock to tourist and picnic spots in our State. The Nandankanan Zoological Park is one such sought after destination during the holiday season. As the winter vacation has already started, the […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
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Safari & boating services discontinued as Nandankanan Zoo battles waterlogging

Bhubaneswar: Incessant rains since the last week have wreaked havoc at Nandankanan here forcing the authorities to discontinue safari and boating services at the zoological park. The heavy rain has choked the drainage system of the zoo and resulted in waterlogging of the animal park. While tiger, deer, ostrich and bird enclosures have been submerged […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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Nandankanan Zoo welcomes five new animals

Bhubaneswar: Five new members have joined the Nandankanan Zoo family, providing more reasons for a trip to the animal park this weekend. The new residents include a pair of Assamese Macaques, a pair of wild dogs and a female Himalayan Black Bear. The animals coming from the Aizwal Zoo in Mizoram reached Nandankanan around 9.30 […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Two exotic primate species arrive in Nandankanan

Bhubaneswar: Good news for animal lovers as two exotic primate species have been brought to the Nandankanan Zoological Park this evening. As per the zoo sources, a pair of Red Hand Tamarin and a pair of Black tufted Marmoset have been brought to Nandankanan from Madurai in Tamil Nadu. “Both the species are kept in […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
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Nandankanan releases first pictures of tiger cub born to tigress Ankita

Bhubaneswar: The Nandankanan zoo authorities today released the first pictures of the tiger cub born to tigress Ankita. “Its weight is increasing and health condition is good. The eyes opened on January 24. The cub will be vaccinated after completion of two months,” Nandankanan director Sisir Acharya said. The cub is being fed by the […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
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Birthday gift! Nandankanan gets a Himalayan Bear enclosure

Bhubaneswar: A Himalayan Black Bear enclosure was inaugurated at Nandankanan Zoological Park in Bhubaneswar here today on the occasion of its 58th foundation day. Odisha Forest and Environment Secretary Suresh Chandra Mohapatra inaugurated the special enclosure in presence of Sandip Tripathy, PCCF (Chief Wildlife Warden) and Sisir Kumar Acharya, Zoo director during a function at […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
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Tigress Rebati dies of old age at Nandankanan zoo

Bhubaneswar: A normal coloured tigress named ‘Rebati’ in the Nandankanan Zoological Park died due to old age complications today. “The condition of the animal was not well for the last two months due to old age related ailments and we had admitted her to the ICU of zoo hospital for last 20 days. She died […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
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Tiger hunts down monkey at Nandankanan zoo

Bhubaneswar: Even though it is the law of nature, the gory image of a tiger hunting down and preying on a live monkey inside the Nandankanan zoo was something that the visitors least expected. The incident occurred when a monkey entered the enclosure of a tiger named Bahubali. According to witnesses, soon the tiger chased […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
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Visitors get stuck at Lion Safari in Nandankanan Zoo

Bhubaneswar: Visitors at the Nandankanan Zoo in Bhubaneswar faced a tough time as the bus carrying them to the Lion Safari got stuck in mud for around 30 minutes today. On receiving information, the zoo authorities sent another bus into the Lion Safari and rescued the visitors. Nandankanan deputy director Jayant Kumar Das said, “It […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
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Man-elephant conflict: One trampled, baby jumbo rescued in separate incidents

Khurda: A baby elephant landed in trouble when it fell into a well accidentally after venturing into the human habitation at Manjaripatana near Nirakarpur in the district today. The villagers spotted the elephant calf inside the well of Prabhakar Behera in the morning when it was trying to reach out of water body. A crowd […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Rescued leopard from Nuapada arrives at Nandankanan

Bhubaneswar: The leopard which was trapped by forest department officials from Haladi village in Nuapada two days ago, arrived at Nandankanan zoo on Tuesday night. The animal has been kept in isolation ward of the zoo and is being looked after by veterinary experts, official sources said. The leopard fell into the trap laid by […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Nandankanan’s lone zebra dies due to suspected lightning

Bhubaneswar: The only male zebra at Nandankanan Zoological Park was found dead in its enclosure this morning. The zoo authorities suspect lightning could have led to its death. “There was no symptom of weakness till yesterday. The animal had accepted food and its movement was normal. We suspect that the animal died due to heavy […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Nilgiri Langur set to make maiden appearance in Nandankanan Zoo

Bhubaneswar: Nandankanan Zoological Park on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar is all set to get a pair of Nilgiri Langurs, which is expected to become a major attraction and boost visitor footfall. Official sources said the Nilgiri Langurs would be brought to Nandankanan as part of an animal exchange programme with Arignar Anna Zoological Park, Chennai. […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Nandankanan observes World Elephant Day

Bhubaneswar: Celebrations began at the Nandankanan Zoological Park (NZP) here after elephants of the zoo came out with decorated robes and mingled with the people marking World Elephant Day today. Like every year, the zoo authorities decorated seven elephants including Gouri and Kamala with special apparels and offered a variety of fruits to the jumbos. […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Kusum, the pride of Nandankanan dies

Bhubaneswar: Kusum, the white tigress which was once the centre of attraction at the Nandankanan Zoological Park died here on Saturday. The 18-year-old tigress died due to old age, official sources said. Kusum was earlier kept off display since 2014 following illness and reduction in her movement. She was kept in the feeding chamber of […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Killer leopard reaches Nandankanan, to remain in quarantine

Bhubaneswar: The leopard which had unleashed terror by killing a four-year old boy at Haladigaan village in Nuapada district recently, reached Nandankanan zoo in the evening today after being trapped by forest officials on Saturday. “The animal will be kept in the zoo quarantine for at least a week for observation as it may be under […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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Niali panic continues with one more sheep's death

Niali: Panic in the area over death of sheep refused to die down as one more lamb was found dead in similar style by suspected ‘mysterious’ animal at Gobindapada village here in Cuttack district even as the people spent sleepless night to trace the killer. Three sheep were also injured in attack by suspected wild […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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Nandankanan zoo entry fee rises to Rs 40 from Rs 25

Bhubaneswar: Visitors to the Nandankanan Zoological Park will have to shell out more starting June 1 as the fee structure for the entry and other facilities at the zoo and the adjacent botanical garden have been revised today. Adults more than 12 years of age who had to pay Rs 25 as entry fee earlier […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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Bahubali in Nandankanan:  1 of 7 tiger cubs named after Magnum opus

Bhubaneswar: The Bahubali fever has gripped people worldwide  so much that even officials of Nandankanan Zoological Park here named one of the seven one-year old tiger cubs  as ‘Bahubali’ today in a naming ceremony. The other six tiger cubs at the zoo including three females were named as Sahil, Adyasa, Vicky, Chinu, Mousumi and Kundan. Around […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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Car heist in Bhubaneswar on pretext of test drive

Bhubaneswar: A man, on the pretext of test driving a car before buying it from the owner, has allegedly fled with the vehicle. The deal was being worked out after the owner of the car placed an advertisement in one of the buying and selling sites to sell his car.A complaint in this regard has […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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Nandankanan to swap tigers with two giraffes from Mysore

Bhubaneswar: The lone giraffe ‘Khusi’ at Nandankanan here has a reason to cheer as the zoo authorities have decided to bring  two partners for her from Mysore under animal  exchange programme. Nandankanan will have to give two tigers to Mysore zoo to get the long-necked animals. The State zoo director recently returned from Mysore after […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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Woman harassment: DCP assures action against accused

Bhubaneswar: Despite the failure of the Commissionerate Police to round up the youths who allegedly misbehaved with a young woman in Nandankanan area on Friday even after 24 hours, Bhubaneswar DCP Satyabrata Bhoi today said if there were any negligence from the police side in performing their duties, disciplinary action will be taken. Bhoi added, […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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Convert main road in sub divisional hqrs to four lane: CM tells Works dept

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today directed the Works department to convert the main road in all sub-divisional headquarters to four-lane. The directive of the chief minister came during a review meeting on the performance of the Works department at the State Secretariat here. It was revealed that barring Malkangiri, main road in the remaining […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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CCTV cameras to be installed at Nandankanan

Bhubaneswar: In a bid to keep eye on visitors visiting Nandankanan, the zoo authorities have decided to install CCTV cameras on the premises of the zoological park. Talking to newsmen, deputy director of the zoo, said, “Rs 91 lakh will be spent to install CCTV cameras at the zoo.” Also read: Female zebra dies at […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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Naveen inaugurates human chain to mark 80 years of formation of Odisha pradesh

Bhubaneswar: Chief minister Naveen Patnaik today inaugurated the 35 km long human chain from Dhauli to Nandankanan here to mark 80 years completion of formation of Odisha as a separate State. While inaugurating the mega human chain at a special programme here at Forest park, Patnaik said- “I am delighted that the celebration of Biju […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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Female zebra dies at Nandankanan

Bhubaneswar: In bad news for animal lover, a two-year-old female zebra died at the Nandankanan Zoological Park here on Saturday morning. According to zoo officials, the zebra died at enclosure number 34 while undergoing treatment there. The exact reason behind the death of zebra is known. The reason can be ascertained after completion of the […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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Lone rhino at Nandankanan zoo dies

Bhubaneswar: In yet another loss to the Nandankanan Zoological Park, the lone rhino Nanda, died on Wednesday night apparently due to old age ailments. According to zoo officials, Nanda (40) was not well and was undergoing treatment since last six months. We suspect old age ailments are the reason behind the death of the rhino. […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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Female zebra dies at Nandankanan

Bhubaneswar: A female zebra at the Nandankanan Zoological Park here died on Saturday morning. The exact reason behind the death can be ascertained after the post mortem, said a Nandankanan official. With this death, the number of the herbivorous animal decreased to three at the zoological park. More details are awaited.

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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