Tag: Similipal National Park

Similipal forester killing: Forest dept employees launch symbolic protest
Similipal forester killing: Forest dept employees launch symbolic protest

Apart from holding the protest, the agitating forest department employees also demanded fulfillment of their five-point charter of demands at the earliest.

  • Monday, 19 June 2023
Similipal National Park reopens for visitors from today
Prez Droupadi Murmu’s Odisha visit: Similipal to be out of bounds for visitors for 2 days 

According to sources, the tiger reserve will remain closed on May 4 and 5 as President Murmu will visit the national park on May 5 and will spend the entire day inside the sanctuary.

  • Tuesday, 02 May 2023
Forest Fire In Karanjia
Similipal burning again as number of forest fires rise in sanctuary

As per reports, forest fire engulfed five points in South Similipal, 29 points in North Similipal, three points in Karanjia forest division and five points in the Rairangpur division.

  • Friday, 03 March 2023
Save Similipal
Unsafe Similipal? Senior citizens seek President Droupadi Murmu's intervention

The members alleged that the political leaders are silent and the Odisha government is also not taking any measures for its protection.

  • Sunday, 05 February 2023
poachers arrested
Poaching of elephant inside Similipal, 4 poachers arrested

Senior officials said that the poachers had killed the elephant and removed its tusks. The seven poachers were arrested following a raid by a joint team of Bisoi police and Similipal Tiger Reserve (STR) at three places.

  • Sunday, 29 January 2023
Leopard Cat Found Dead
After jumbo death, carcass of leopard cat found in Similipal

The exact reason behind the death of the leopard cat has not been ascertained yet. Meanwhile, the forest department officials have started an investigation into the incident.

  • Monday, 23 January 2023
Jumbo carcass found with tusks missing in Similipal
Jumbo carcass found with tusks missing in Similipal

Last month, the Orissa High Court observed that 2022 was perhaps the worst year for elephants in Odisha.

  • Sunday, 22 January 2023
Chargesheet in Similipal elephant poaching witness death case soon: Forest dept to HC
Chargesheet in Similipal elephant poaching witness death case soon: Forest dept to HC

Manoj Nair, Chief Conservator Forests (CCF) and the Field Officer of the Similipal Tiger Reserve assured the court that a chargesheet will be filed in the death of Turam Purti at an early date and the case will be taken to its logical conclusion.

  • Friday, 23 December 2022
Similipal witness death: Three forest staff booked after deceased's wife cries murder
Similipal witness death: Three forest staff booked after deceased's wife cries murder

In her complaint, she accused three forest officials of assaulting her husband and forcibly making him consume the poison.

  • Thursday, 22 December 2022
Lone witness in Similipal tusker poaching case dies at Cuttack SCB
Lone witness in Similipal tusker poaching case dies at Cuttack SCB

He was the only eyewitness in the heinous crime and was being threatened by the three suspended officials who have now been arrested after Orissa High Court came down heavily on the forest department and termed 2022 as the worst year for elephants in Odisha.

  • Friday, 16 December 2022
Similipal jumbo poaching: 3 forest staff arrested after HC rap
Similipal jumbo poaching: 3 forest staff arrested after HC rap

The carcass of the male elephant was recovered in Similipal South Wildlife Division on December 7.

  • Wednesday, 14 December 2022
Tiger skin seized
After elephant, Royal Bengal tiger poaching haunts Similipal; skin seized, 1 arrested

Environmentalists slammed the forest officials for the widespread poaching activities in Similipal.

  • Wednesday, 14 December 2022
Similipal Reopens
Similipal National Park Reopens For Visitors, Check Timings

Similipal National Park reopens for tourists from today.The National Park in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district was closed for visitors for over four months due to monsoon.

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  • Tuesday, 01 November 2022
Similipal National Park reopens for visitors from today
Similipal National Park reopens for visitors from today

They can book tickets online on a first come and first serve basis by logging into www.similipal.com and odishatourism.gov.in.

  • Tuesday, 01 November 2022
Similipal Opens Gates
Good News! Similipal National Park to reopen from November 1

In a good news for nature lovers and tourists, the Similipal National Park, which was closed for the last few months, will reopen for tourists from November 1.

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  • Friday, 28 October 2022
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