Tag: Similipal Tiger Reserve

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
2 forest officials engaged in tiger census attacked by bear
2 forest officials engaged in tiger census attacked by bear

The injured were part of a five-member team of forest protection guards that had set out into the reserve forest to carry out tiger census. They were rushed to a hospital and are undergoing treatment. 

  • Wednesday, 08 June 2022
Displaced Tribals Denied Voting Rights
Displaced By Similipal Tiger Project, 144 Tribal Families Scout For Voting Rights In Panchayat Elections

Call it government apathy or travesty of fate, as many as 144 families belonging to the tribal Khadia community now stare at an uncertain future after they were allegedly omitted from the voter list for this Panchayat elections.

  • Monday, 21 February 2022
Elephant death in Similipal
Elephant Death In Similipal: Forest Authorities Say Mishap Due To Fall From Hill

Forest staff engaged in the head counting of tigers and birds in the Similipal Wildlife Sanctuary spotted the carcass of the giant stuck in the tree and recovered it.

  • Monday, 29 November 2021
Tiger Census Kicks Off In Similipal
Tiger Census Kicks Off In Similipal

The first phase of the quadrennial tiger census is being conducted in 55 beats under the Karanjia Forest Division. Similarly, 70 beats of the north wildlife division under the supervision of Deputy Director Similipal Tiger Reserve, Sai Kiran will also see the tiger census.

  • Friday, 26 November 2021
Raging Forest fire in Similipal Reserve causes irreversible damage

Mayurbhanj: A major fire has erupted in the Similipal Tiger Reserve under the Pithabata forest range of Mayurbhanj district engulfing vast areas affecting the endangered flora and fauna. The intensity of fire is so high that it has spread to peripheries making life difficult for the villagers living on the foothills of the mountain range […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Poachers caught in CCTV cams in STR

Though ironic to the purpose that it meant to serve, the Closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras installed in the Similipal Tiger Reserve (STR) for census of tigers have been able to track down the poachers on the hunt for the big cats. Installation of the CCTV cameras by the administration for counting of tigers in the reserve has unearthed the poaching activities within the reserve forest

  • Friday, 16 July 2021
1 yr on, Zoo wants to keep wild tiger, NTCA for release

It has been exactly one year since a wild tiger sneaked into Nanandankanan zoo and has been held in captivity since then......

  • Friday, 16 July 2021
Similipal to remain closed for tourist from Jun 16

Baripada: The Similipal Tiger Reserve (STR) and National Park will remain closed for tourists from June 16 for the rainy season. The park and the tiger reserve will remain closed till November, a senior official said. The exact date of the reopening of STR will depend on the prevailing weather conditions and completion of repair […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Similipal Tiger Reserve to remain shut from June 16

Mayurbhanj: The Similipal Tiger Reserve (STR) in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district will remain closed to tourists from June 16 in view of the monsoon, officials said Monday. The date of reopening of the STR and sanctuary will be notified later after the monsoon ends, a press release issued by STR authorities said. The closure of the […]

  • Thursday, 29 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
Save Elephant 'Corridor Walk' Concludes In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: With an aim to make an investigative assessment of the present state of affairs on the tiger and elephant corridors from Similipal Tiger Reserve of Mayurbhanj district to Satkosia Tiger Reserve of Angul district, an 11-day Corridor Walk covering a distance of about 400 kms ended today. Save Elephant Foundation Trust, an organisation working […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
Over Hundred Families Relocated Out Of Similipal Tiger Reserve

Baripada: Over a hundred families from Khejuri village under Jashipur block of Mayurbhanj district were relocated to Saleibeda village under Thakurmunda block under the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) rehabilitation programme. As per the initiative, a temporary shelter has been constructed for the villagers at Saleibeda with provisions for supply of cooked food thrice-a-day for […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
Tiger Census: Odisha Scores Zero In Four Years!

Bhubaneswar: Being a home to nearly 70 per cent of the world’s tiger population, India has achieved its target of doubling the count of big cats much ahead of the 2022-deadline. Unfortunately, Odisha has no contribution in this feat achieved by India as the fourth iteration of the All India Tiger Estimation (AITE) conducted in […]

  • Wednesday, 14 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