Tag: Satkosia

Odisha's Satkosia Gorge designated Ramsar site
Odisha's Satkosia Gorge is now a Ramsar site

The famous Satkosia Gorge in Odisha's Angul district has been designated as a Ramsar site, the third such location to be marked  as a wetland of international importance in the State.

  • Friday, 05 August 2022
Tiger translocation: Odisha draws up plan to restore confidence of Satkosia residents

Angul/Bhubaneswar: Following protests by residents within the Satkosia Tiger Reserve in Angul district over relocation of tigress ‘Sundari’ and death of tiger ‘Mahavir’ in recent past, the State Forest department has chalked out plans to win back the confidence of locals. As per reports, the department has planned to take villagers of Satkosia forest area […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Tiger Mahavir found dead in Satkosia core reserve forest area

Angul: In a major setback to tiger relocation project, the Royal Bengal male tiger Mahavir, who was brought from Kanha Tiger Reserve in Madhya Pradesh to Satkosia Tiger Reserve was found dead in the core area of the forest on Wednesday. Mahavir, also known as MB2, was three-year-old and part of the first inter-state tiger […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Sundari’s presence gives sleepless nights to Satkosia locals

Angul: Residents of Hatibari and nearby villages in Satkosia of Angul district have been spending sleepless nights due to the movement of Royal Bengal tigress ‘Sundari’ close to the human settlement. Locals in the area are a worried lot and have demanded immediate shifting of Sundari from Satkosia area after the tigress allegedly killed a […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Amid public outrage, tigress Sundari's stay at Satkosia under review

Angul: Amid public unrest in Satkosia Tiger Reserve area following death of a woman of Hatibari village allegedly in an attack by recently-released tigress ‘Sundari’; the Odisha Forest department, in association with officials of the Wildlife Institute of India (WII), Wildlife Crime Control Bureau and National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) has launched a review after […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Tigress ‘Sundari’ to be shifted from Satkosia Tiger Reserve

Angul: Amid violent protests by locals following death of woman allegedly in an attack by the newly-released tigress at Hatibari under Tikarapara range of Satkosia forest, the Angul district administration is likely to shift the animal from the sanctuary. “An expert team from Bandhavgarh will reach Satkosia on September 15. Thereafter, they will tranquilise and […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
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
Tigress Sundari
Panic grips Satkosia after villager claims tigress Sundari killed his bullock

Angul: Days after tigress Sundari was chased away into the core area of the Satkosia Tiger Reserve, a villager has alleged that the big cat has killed his bullock. The allegation has been levelled by one Raghu Soy following which panic has once again gripped the local residents of Satkosia. Earlier on October 4, Additional […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Tigress Sundari
Relocation process of tigress 'Sundari' to core area of Satkosia reserve begins

Angul: The relocation process of tigress ‘Sundari’ to the core area of Satkosia Tiger Reserve has begun. According to sources, four teams have been formed which consists of officials of Wildlife Institute of India (WII), Satkosia Forest Department, Kanha Tiger Reserve and Nandankanan Zoological Park. The officials are jointly monitoring the movement and behaviour of […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Tigers roaming in Satkosia triggers panic among villagers

Angul: Residents of Satkosia are living in fear after the Royal Bengal tigress brought from Madhya Pradesh’s Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve was released into the Tiger Reserve. While some residents of Katrang and Satyajaipur villages have stopped going to their farm lands, many are guarding their houses with sticks and axes. Some of the villagers are […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Kumki elephant ‘Yashoda’ tramples man to death in Angul

Angul: Kumki (trained) elephant ‘Yashoda’ which was brought to Satkosia Tiger Reserve to help in tranquilisation of tigress Sundari, trampled a man to death inside Purunakote range office premises in Angul today. The deceased has been identified as Sudura Pradhan of Matiasahi village. According to sources, the incident took place when Pradhan was feeding the […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Royal Bengal tigress from Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve arrives at Satkosia

Bhubaneswar: A Royal Bengal tigress from the Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve in Madhya Pradesh arrived at Odisha’s Satkosia Tiger Reserve in Angul today where she will meet her partner–a Royal Bengal tiger that was brought to the reserve last week in the country’s first ever relocation initiative by the forest department. The two-year-old tigress is expected […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Combing operations over suspected Maoists’ presence in Narsinghpur

Athagarh: Panic gripped Narsinghpur area here in Cuttack district following police inputs on suspected Maoists movement in Satkosia forests. According to reports, around 20 suspected extremists are roaming in Satkosia forest which spreads from Narasinghpur to Angul. Meanwhile, Cuttack and Angul police have intensified combing operations in the area. “It is not confirmed whether they […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
elephant attack
1 killed, 1 injured in elephant attack

Angul/Tangi: Panic gripped in Satkosia area of Angul and Tangi in Khurda after two persons including a Forest department staff faced elephant fury at two different places of the State this morning. While a resident of Tuluka village in the Satkosia sanctuary was trampled to death by an elephant, an employee of the Forest Department, […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Jairam urges Naveen to save tiger population in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Concerned over the alarming decline in the number of tigers in Odisha, senior Congress leader and former Union Environment and Forests minister Jairam Ramesh has urged the state government to take urgent steps to save the population of the magnificent predators in the state. In a letter to chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday, […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021