West Bengal  /  Published 05.06.20

Birds reach Kulik early

Winged species from different countries have started flocking to the Kulik Bird Sanctuary near here a month ahead of their normal arrival with experts suggesting that conducive climatic conditions ind...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj

Calcutta  /  Published 01.06.20

Trees fall, bird homes destroyed

Thousands of birds have lost their homes because of Cyclone Amphan, which felled close to 5,000 trees in Calcutta.Bird lovers and volunteers of NGOs rescued 150-odd birds, most of them juvenile, from ...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 06.05.20

Sounds like birds have decided to sing their hearts out

Nestled amid apartment blocks, Regent Park is abuzz with birds in this lockdown season. Locking us inside seems to have given them a chance to step out and explore their surroundings without the fear ...
By Dyutiman Bhattacharya in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.04.20

Feathered friends feel free to spread wings

The silence that descended on the steel city after the lockdown has been replaced by the sound of flapping wings. Pigeons, crows, sparrows and mynahs are now being spotted in large numbers in places t...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 01.04.20

Strays and birds go hungry in Jamshedpur

Animals and birds have found themselves at the receiving end of the coronavirus-induced nationwide lockdown.Stray dogs, cows and birds across the steel city have been hungry for days with the temples ...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Travel  /  Published 21.03.20

Chintamani Kar Sanctuary, a birder's paradise

Chintamani, quite literally, means ‘a wish-fulfilling jewel’. Close to the Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya in Narendrapur, this bird sanctuary (declared as one way back in 1982 and acquired by the W...
By Tarun Sircar in

Delhi  /  Published 27.02.20

Delhi violence: Class 8 student missing since Monday

A 13-year-old girl, who had gone to school to take an examination in the Khajuri Khas area three days ago, went missing amid the violence in northeast Delhi, police said.The girl, a Class 8 student, l...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 24.02.20

Crucial test

Sir — The hearing of the case regarding Julian Assange’s extradition from the United Kingdom to the United States of America on charges of spying has thrust the controversial whistle-blower into t...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 23.02.20

Birds are dying, and dying fast

The skies are falling silent. The State of India’s Birds 2020 — a study jointly produced by 10 organizations with the help of citizen bird-watchers — has revealed that over a fifth of India’s ...
By The Editorial Board in

Jharkhand  /  Published 19.02.20

Green dose for pond in sick bay

Okni Talab, once known for its clean water and migratory birds, has lost its glory days to encroachers, people using the reservoir as a garbage dump, and land sharks. But now, residents of Okni Mohall...
By Vishvendu Jaipuriar in Hazaribagh


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