Calcutta  /  Published 27.06.20

Fishing cat 'poisoned'

A fishing cat, Bengal’s state animal, was poisoned and killed in a village in Howrah on June 11, animal lovers and some villagers have alleged.They said the fishing cat was pregnant and that it had ...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 10.06.20

Fishing cat trapped and killed ‘for meat’

A fishing cat, Bengal’s state animal, was allegedly trapped, killed and skinned — purportedly for its meat — by some residents of a village in West Midnapore on Wednesday.A forest official in Ca...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

India  /  Published 01.05.20

Delhi in J&K staff storm

The Narendra Modi government appears to have gone into firefighting mode after residents reacted angrily to the Centre’s decision to shift service-related matters of all government employees in the ...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

North East  /  Published 27.04.20

Rare Assamese cat snake ‘reported’ in Bhutan

The rare Assamese cat snake has reported its royal presence for the first time from the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan.A team of officials from Jomotsangkha wildlife sanctuary in Bhutan with the help of ...
By Roopak Goswami in Guwahati

India  /  Published 07.04.20

Kerala High Court steps in to avert ‘CATastrophe’ for pet owner

Kerala High Court has come to the rescue of a pet owner who wanted to go out and buy food for his three cats amid the Covid-19 lockdown now in force across the country.The order should also please tho...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 09.02.20

Supreme Court staff eye return

Efforts are on by a section of Supreme Court registry officials to facilitate the return of two officials removed last year for allegedly tampering with a judicial order to exempt the presence of indu...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 20.01.20

Fishing cat killed

A fishing cat was found dead in Hooghly’s Konnagar on Monday evening. Forest officials suspect residents killed it thinking that it was a tiger.Some witnesses have apparently told the officers that ...
By Snehal Sengupta in Hooghly

Jharkhand  /  Published 05.01.20

Belled CAT, perfectly

Jharia’s Priyanshu Singh not only belled the CAT but did a perfect job of it. Priyanshu, 22, scored a 100 percentile in the Common Admission Test — the tough gateway to the IIMs — whose results...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 02.01.20

Winterwear for four-legged folk

Dog fancy dress contest A fancy dress competition for dogs will be held at Bidhannagar Municipal Sports Complex on January 5. The contest will take place after the all-breed pet dog show organised by ...
By Brinda Sarkar in

North East  /  Published 30.08.19

Two rare cats sighted in Dzükou Valley

Wildlife researchers have for the first time got confirmed records of marbled cat and Asiatic golden cat from community forests surrounding the Dzükou Valley in Nagaland.This is important as sighting...
By Roopak Goswami in Guwahati


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