Tag: Similipal National Park

Iconic Tourist Sites: Odisha’s Puri and Konark cannot be overlooked, says Union Minister

Bhubaneswar/ New Delhi: Odisha’s Puri Jagannath Temple and Konark Sun Temple will get ‘iconic heritage’ tag and as they assume historical importance, nobody can overlook them, said Union Tourism Minister Prahlad Singh Patel. Talking to reporters on the sidelines of State Tourism Ministers’ Conference held in New Delhi on Tuesday, Patel said, “Puri and Konark […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
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15 Stone Crushing Units Near Similipal National Park Shut

Baripada: Fifteen stone crushing units near the Similipal National Park have been closed down to curb pollution in the biosphere reserve in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district, an official said on Thursday. In addition, prohibitory orders under Section 144 were clamped on several areas adjoining the park to ensure a pollution-free environment in the zone, said Divisional […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
Similipal National Park To Reopen For Public From Nov 1

Baripada: With the South-West Monsoon completely withdrawing from Odisha, the authorities of Similipal National Park here announced on Thursday that the park would be reopened for the public from November 1. Tourists will be allowed entry to the park from November 1, said Amitabh Brahma, Field Director, Similipal Tiger Reserve(STR). Entry permits to the visitors […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
Cheers For Wildlife Enthusiasts As Similipal Park Reopens Today

Bhubaneswar: After nearly five months of monsoon break, the Similipal National Park reopens for wild life enthusiasts from Friday. On the day one the authorities will allow around 100 wild-life tourists, including three Kashmiris, to savour the pristine beauty of this national park. As per the prior information by the national park authorities, night stay […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
Six Poachers Arrested In Similipal National Park

Baripada: Six poachers were arrested inside Similipal National Park in Mayurbhanj district while trying to kill wildlife on Tuesday, forest officials said. Four crude guns, sharp weapons, five trap nets and several other tools used for hunting were seized from them, range officer of Dukura wildlife range Ananta Jena said. The poachers, who had entered […]

  • Monday, 12 April 2021
Similipal National Park To Reopen For Tourists From November 1

Baripada: The Similipal National Park in Mayurbhanj district will reopen for the public and tourists from November 1, an order issued by the field director of the tiger reserve mentioned. All activities in the park would be carried out in strict adherence to Covid-19 guidelines in place. As per the order, a maximum of 35 […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021
Similipal National Park Re-Opens After Covid-19 Break, Over 200 Tourists Visit On First Day

Mayurbhanj: Over 200 tourists from West Bengal, Jharkhand and different parts of Odisha visited Similipal National Park in Mayurbhanj district which was thrown open to public from today. The park was closed for visitors since March following the outbreak of Covid-19. Visitors were seen making long queues both at Pithabata (Baripada) and Kaliani (Jashipur) gates […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021
Similipal Forest Fire: Top Central Team Member Arrives In Odisha To Assess Situation
Odisha: Two Arrested For Setting Fire In Forest Near Similipal National Park

Baripada: At least two persons were arrested on Monday on the charge of setting fire in Jodibill Reserve Forest near Similipal National Park, where a forest guard was burnt alive while dousing the inferno, police said. A 58-year-old contractual guard engaged by Odisha forest department was caught in a fiery whirlwind and was burned to […]

  • Friday, 02 April 2021