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Betla National Park
Places  /  Published 25.03.22

Tracing history at the Mughal-era forts of Palamu

These heritage structures in Palamu are in need of care and conservation. The interiors of the forts are dirty and some of the walls in a perilous condition. Yet, a walk around the twin forts of Palam...
By Amitabha Gupta

Jharkhand  /  Published 19.01.21

Betla's pet killed by tuskers

A 25-year-old domesticated elephant of the Betla National Park named Kaal Bhairav was killed by two wild tuskers of the same park late Monday night, Deputy Director of the North division of Palamau Ti...
By Our Correspondent in Daltonganj

Jharkhand  /  Published 29.11.20

Drone vigil over Betla National Park

Betla National Park under the Palamau Tiger Reserve is using drones with an aim to keep poachers and hunters away from the park. The drone is being flown mostly before the sunset. This operation is ov...
By Our Correspondent in Daltonganj

Jharkhand  /  Published 25.11.20

Betla elephant gets surprise visit from friend

Juhi, the 70-year-old elephant at the Betla National Park, had a surprise visitor on Tuesday -- her old caregiver Arjun Baraik. The oldest captive of the national park was undoubtedly delighted as she...
By Our Correspondent in Daltonganj

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.10.20

Bison born in Betla National Park

A bison gave birth to a healthy female calf at the Betla National Park of the Palamau Tiger Reserve (PTR), an event that was kept secret from local scribes for 20 days so as not to jinx the newborn. ...
By Our Correspondent in Daltonganj

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.10.20

Betla to open for state residents only

After more than 200 days of shutdown, the Betla National Park of the Palamau Tiger Reserve (PTR) may open its gates on October 15, although only for tourists within Jharkhand. The park, which used to...
By Our Correspondent in Daltonganj

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.10.18

Popular jumbo joyride terminated

Betla National Park in Palamau, a major attraction for wildlife enthusiasts in east India, has withdrawn its popular elephant ride with immediate effect, citing a Supreme Court order.Deputy director (...
By A Correspondent in Daltonganj

India  /  Published 21.02.20

Mystery stalks death of a tigress

The majestic tiger has always been a source of awe and mystique in the orient. Now, the death of a tigress has thrown up a mystery that is turning curiouser and curiouser.When the tigress was found de...
By Debraj Mitra and Our Correspondent in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.02.20

Probe tigress death: Roy

Independent MLA from Jamshedpur East Saryu Roy on Saturday urged the state government to order a “high level” inquiry into the death of the tigress in Betla National Park.The Telegraph had reporte...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta


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