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PURNA CHANDRA RABHA Recipient of Mark Shand Mahout Awards, 2014 - Assam
11 months 1 week ago

Purna Chandra began as a Mahout back in 1945. Back then, a young Purna started o by being an assistant to the trainer mahout. He then learnt the art of handling and interacting with elephants.

PURNA CHANDRA RABHA Recipient of Mark Shand Mahout Awards, 2014 - Assam
12 months 2 days ago

Purna Chandra began as a Mahout back in 1945. Back then, a young Purna started o by being an assistant to the trainer mahout. He then learnt the art of handling and interacting with elephants.

DR. KASHMIRA KAKATI receiving the Ecological Restoration Awards, 2014 - Assam
11 months 1 week ago

Born and brought up in Assam, Dr. Kashmira Kakati is a Wildlife Biologist working towards safeguarding a patch of 500 km² of rainforest in Jeypore-Dehing lowlands which includes Dehing Patkai Wildlife Sanctuary in Assam.

The elephants at the construction site in Balipara in Sonitpur district on Wednesday. Picture by UB Photos
12 months 2 days ago

Three wild elephants were injured at the construction site of the Patanjali Mega Herbal and food park in Sonitpur district, while two...

JADHAV PAYENG receiving the Ecological Restoration Awards, 2013 - Assam
12 months 2 days ago

Jadhav ‘Mulai’ Payeng belongs to the ‘Mishing’ tribe (one of the largest ethnic groups of Assam).

Mr Karunakara Reddy, Chairman & MD – SMAAT India
10 months 2 weeks ago

World Water Day is celebrated on 22 March to spread awareness about the significance of water in our daily lives, how every individual can save water, and the importance of drinking clean water.

Binod Bora Recipient of Conservation Through Innovation Awards, 2014 - Assam
11 months 1 week ago

Binod ‘Dulu’ Bora is a key member of the Green Guards Nataure Organization in Assam and he has dedicated his life towards wildlife conservation and rescue of wild animals from illegal trade.

KARBI ANGLONG POLICE DEPARTMENT(KAPD) Recipient of Nature Conservancy Awards, 2013 - Assam
11 months 1 week ago

Wildlife poaching incidents were on a high in 2012. Floodwaters and rampant poaching of Indian rhinoceros (Rhinoceros unicorns) was deeply concerning issues to Assam’s Wildlife.

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