States  /  Published 22.10.21

Foresters rescue Himalayan black bear

A Himalayan black bear that had strayed into Gangtok on Wednesday evening, was rescued by foresters from Raj Bhawan Colony area on Thursday. Dechen Lachungpa, the divisional forest officer of east wi...
By Rajeev Ravidas

West Bengal  /  Published 19.10.21

Himalayan black bear rescued from hills

A Himalayan black bear that had sneaked into the Darjeeling town, apparently a week ago, was rescued by foresters of Darjeeling wildlife division on Monday morning. According to the foresters, during...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

Books  /  Published 17.10.21

Unlock a treasure trove of interesting tales

9 Fantastic Creatures in Indian Mythology by Bulbul Sharma; Puffin; Rs 250 This illustrated book “features ten most fascinating magical and fantastical creatures in Hindu mythology”. ...
By Sudarshana Ganguly (t2 intern)

Opinion  /  Published 09.10.21

Positive notes: Global Citizen Festival

MGM Resorts in Las Vegas is teaming up with an auctioneer to sell 11 original Picasso paintings. It will take place on October 23, commemorating Picasso’s 140th birthday. So far the pieces have ...
By Suhashini Sarkar

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.06.21

3 mauled to death by bear in Jharkhand

Three persons, including two brothers, were killed in a bear attack at a forest in Jharkhand’s Garhwa district on Friday night. Three more persons, including a woman, were injured by the same b...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur


People  /  Published 02.05.21

Bear Grylls on crust pizza & more

How does a survivalist navigate a pandemic? If you’re Bear Grylls, you head back into the wilderness, the better to escape the hazards of quarantining at home. “It’s been a super cha...
By Kathryn Shattuck

Entertainment  /  Published 14.09.20

When ‘Bhaloo’ met Khiladi!

I cringed when I watched Akshay Kumar down ‘elephant poop tea’ with the enthusiasm of a boy scout in the trailer of Into The Wild. Then a day before the episode dropped, the man, gummy smi...
By Priyanka Roy 

Entertainment  /  Published 22.08.20

Scaling the heights

Age: 29 Education: Degree in journalism and mass communication. Certificate in Peace and Conflict Resolution from School of International Training in Vermont. They have also graduated in sport and...
By Priyanka Roy 

Entertainment  /  Published 07.08.20

Bear Grylls's love for India's wilderness

Your trysts with the wild make you seem almost superhuman. Do you have any fears? I am definitely not superhuman and I definitely have a lot of fears! (Laughs) My adventures are always about facing m...
By Priyanka Roy 

Opinion  /  Published 04.08.19

Maneaters and other wildings

Are you ready for it folks? Excited? Just can’t wait, isn’t it? Tossing and turning in sleep and like coked-out awake, aren’t you? Like totally GobsmackedBazoookaBoomed about it and totes tickli...
By Sankarshan Thakur


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