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

North East  /  Published 24.10.18

Falcons bring festivity to Meghalaya

As the sun set at Umru — a “disputed area” between Meghalaya and Assam under Block II — flocks of Amur falcons took to the skies. The falcons, which are small raptors of the falcon family, bre...
By Our Correspondent in Shilong

Jharkhand  /  Published 16.10.18

From teaching business to clicking birds

You will find him take accountancy classes in the morning and some hours later clicking pictures of birds.Meet Shiv Shankar Goswami (40), a resident of Matwari in Hazaribagh, who teaches accountancy a...

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

Opinion  /  Published 07.06.19

How safe is 5G for the planet?

Researchers in the Netherlands had once found trees with damaged, bleeding barks and dying leaves. Further scientific investigation showed that these were not caused by viral infection, but from six s...
By Bidisha Biswas in

Jharkhand  /  Published 13.12.18

Birds give Jamshedpur's Jubilee Park a miss

Local birds of many feathers are slowly and steadily skipping the landmark Jubilee Park in Bistupur and preferring quieter zones in and around the steel city.Experts believe that rise in sound polluti...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 13.01.20

Winter getaways for winged friends

Winged guests are making themselves at home at Maithon Dam and Topchanchi Lake in Dhanbad, a heartening sign for the ecological health of both reservoirs. Migratory birds such as the great cormorant, ...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Opinion  /  Published 11.02.19

The problem with comparing Modi to Batman

Sir — A recent tweet from the handle of the Bharatiya Janata Party compared Narendra Modi with none other than Batman. The comparison was made with regard to the swift extradition of Deepak Talwar, ...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 12.11.19

Rajasthan bird deaths are shocking

Sir — It is shocking that over 1,500 migratory birds of nearly 15 species were recently found dead around the Sambhar Salt Lake in Rajasthan. These include plovers, the common coot, the black winged...
By The Telegraph in

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.11.19

Lake placid awaits chirpy guests

Feathered friends seem set to give Jayanti Sarovar a miss once again.Morning walkers and bird watchers are disappointed by the absence of migratory birds at the lake inside Jubilee Park that usually c...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur


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