Buxa Tiger Reserve

West Bengal  /  Published 31.07.22

Brake on Buxa homestay ban

The Jalpaiguri circuit bench of Calcutta High Court has issued a six-week stay on an order issued by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) to shut all commercial accommodations in the Buxa Tiger Reserve (...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 17.06.22

Jumbo effort to save wildlife on rail tracks

The Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) has built infrastructure and will introduce new technology to reduce elephant deaths along the Dooars railway tracks. The stretch of 160km tracks connecting Silig...
By Our Coreespondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 16.06.22

Bid to boost Dooars tourism

Jalpaiguri and Alipurduar district administrations, along with various government departments and stakeholders of tourism industry, have started parleys on how to keep the inflow of visitors steady in...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 08.06.22

Alipurduar: Elephant calf rescued from ditch

An elephant calf which fell into a ditch in Nimati forest under the Buxa Tiger Reserve (BTR) of Alipurduar district early on Tuesday morning, was rescued by the foresters after around three hours of t...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar


West Bengal  /  Published 15.05.22

Nurpur: Bee-keeping keeps away jumbos

A buzzing initiative by villagers on the fringes of Buxa Tiger Reserve in Alipurduar district has helped them prevent elephants from entering their locality and increased their earnings. Villagers of...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 03.04.22

Plan to revamp Buxa tourist spot

The Alipurduar district administration has decided to revamp Sikiajhora, an old and popular tourist spot located on the fringes of the Buxa Tiger Reserve (BTR) and develop accommodations for tourists ...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 14.03.22

Cops find caged kangaroo on border

Police were in for a surprise on Saturday late evening when they recovered a kangaroo from a truck during a routine check of all vehicles at Pakhriguri on the Bengal-Assam border. In north Bengal, re...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

Opinion  /  Published 02.03.22

Letters to the Editor: Work-life balance is a pipe dream for Indians

Different realities Sir — Belgium has announced that it will be offering employees a four-day workweek as part of the changes in its labour laws. Although employees will have to work for 10 hou...
By The Telegraph

West Bengal  /  Published 19.02.22

Buxa Tiger Reserve bans night stay

Authorities of the Buxa Tiger Reserve (BTR) — the sole tiger reserve in north Bengal in Jalpaiguri district — have notified that no visitor can spend the night in accommodations located wi...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar


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