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Buxa Tiger Reserve
West Bengal  /  Published 12.08.20

Two jumbos electrocuted in Buxa

 Two wild elephants were found electrocuted at the Buxa Tiger Reserve (BTR) in Alipurduar on Wednesday, coincidentally observed as World Elephant Day. Foresters said two elephants came in touch ...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 04.08.20

Forest job queue amid language haze

Thousands flocked to offices of the state forest department in north Bengal to apply for the contractual job of Bana Sahayak even as chaos prevailed over the Bengali language criterion in the recruitm...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri, Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 10.07.20

Elephant found dead in Buxa Tiger Reserve

A wild elephant was found dead with an injury to the right hind leg at a village in the Buxa Tiger Reserve in Alipurduar district on Thursday morning. “The preliminary probe shows that the elep...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 02.07.20

Rs 12cr for tiger release in Buxa

The National Tiger Conservation Authority has sanctioned Rs 12 crore for reintroduction of royal Bengal tigers in the Buxa Tiger Reserve in Alipurduar district. The Bengal forest department had decid...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 28.06.20

New forest beat offices for Bengal

The Bengal forest department has decided to set up 176 beat offices across the state to augment vigilance in forest beats — the lowest tier of the department.“We are taking every possible step to ...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 04.05.20

Wild jumbo dies, 7 arrested

An adult wild “makna” (male without tusks) elephant was found dead at Takimari in the Rajganj block of Jalpaiguri district on Monday.Foresters suspect the animal was electrocuted. It had strayed o...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 20.05.20

Jumbo kills forest hand in Buxa

A contractual employee of the forest department was trampled to death by a wild elephant while he was patrolling the east division of the Buxa Tiger Reserve on Monday evening.The elephant injured two ...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 25.10.18

Radio collars for deer in Buxa

For the first time, the state forest department has decided to insert radio collars in deer at the Buxa Tiger Reserve (BTR) to keep watch and collect information about them.The initiative, foresters s...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar

India  /  Published 29.07.19

No show in Buxa

A nationwide review has identified stagnant tiger populations, human encroachment in reserves, prey loss and unauthorised tourist lodges among likely factors that might explain the loss of tigers in t...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 14.01.19

Tiger den in Bengal earns bird stripes

Avian aficionados came out with flying colours at a bird festival in the Buxa Tiger Reserve (BTR) last week, spotting over 200 species.The count at Buxa — known as a “paradise” for ornithologist...
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