Animal Death
North East  /  Published 28.06.21

Awareness call after egret deaths

The death of hundreds of egrets in a lower Assam town has prompted the state forest department to write to all deputy commissioners to “inform” urban and rural civic bodies in their distri...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 30.05.21

Sunderbans lose another tiger

A male Royal Bengal tiger, which had strayed from the core forest area, died on Sunday while being taken to the Sajnekhali camp of Sunderbans for treatment, a senior Forest department official said. ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 25.03.21

Leopard found dead on train tracks

An adult male leopard was fatally hit by a train in western Dooars on Tuesday night. Foresters said the animal was crossing the railway tracks near the rail bridge located between Malbazar and Chalsa...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 05.03.21

Adult male leopard found dead in tea estate

The carcass of an adult male leopard was found near a stream flowing through a tea estate in Nagrakata block of Jalpaiguri on Thursday afternoon. The carcass, foresters said, bore injury marks that p...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

Calcutta  /  Published 28.11.20

Fishing cat beaten to death

A fishing cat, Bengal’s state animal, was allegedly beaten to death by some residents of a village in Howrah’s Shyampur block on Thursday. A snare was laid at Aima village, around 70km fr...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


Calcutta  /  Published 18.07.20

Hyena butchered in Purulia

A hyena was allegedly killed, beheaded and chopped into pieces by some residents of a village in Purulia, forest department officials said. The carcass was found early on Wednesday at Dhanardih villa...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 14.06.20

Wicket down

Sir — It was upsetting to read that the former captain of the Pakistan men’s cricket team, Shahid Afridi, has tested positive for Covid-19. He is the first high-profile cricketer to have tested po...
By The Telegraph

West Bengal  /  Published 04.05.20

Wild jumbo dies, 7 arrested

An adult wild “makna” (male without tusks) elephant was found dead at Takimari in the Rajganj block of Jalpaiguri district on Monday.Foresters suspect the animal was electrocuted. It had strayed o...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

North East  /  Published 18.11.18

Oldest Assam zoo inmate dies

After Rani, Raja the hippopotamus also left the Assam State Zoo.The zoo authorities on Sunday bade a tearful adieu to Raja who was the oldest inmate of the zoo.Hippo (Hippopotamus amphibius) is one of...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

India  /  Published 15.11.18

3 tiger cubs dead in Maharashtra

Three tiger cubs were found dead in two forests in Maharashtra on Thursday at a time the state government has said its team had spotted two cubs of slain suspected man-eater Avni near a village in Yav...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai


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