West Bengal  /  Published 02.08.21

Gangetic dolphin washed ashore on beach 

A 17.38-ftl-ong mature Gangetic dolphin was washed ashore on the Laxmipur sea beach in Bakkhali on Sunday early morning. Fishermen spotted the mammal, gasping for life then, and informed forest depar...
By The Telegraph

Calcutta  /  Published 18.07.21

Two held with pangolin scales

The babies were born to a yellow anaconda at the zoo on July 11. The mother is one of the four yellow anacondas that were brought to Alipore in June 2019 from the Madras Crocodile Bank and Centre for ...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 08.07.21

'Protected' bird saved from being sold

An Oriental Pied Hornbill was rescued from Barasat in North 24-Parganas. A team of officers from the Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB) got in touch with a father-son duo who were allegedly trying ...
By Snehal Sengupta in Haroa

Opinion  /  Published 11.06.21

The battle against sedition is far from over

After pronouncing that “every journalist is entitled to protection” from charges of sedition, the Supreme Court may soon begin a review of the constitutional validity of Section 124A. It&r...
By Ashish Khetan

Calcutta  /  Published 31.05.21

‘Old and ailing’ tiger dies in Sunderbans

An “old and ailing” tiger in the Sunderbans died while being taken to a medical camp by a team of foresters on Sunday. A video shared by a forest official shows a guard pouring water into...
By Debraj Mitra, Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta


Calcutta  /  Published 29.05.21

Crocodile rescued from Sunderbans village pond

A 10ft-long crocodile that got swept into a pond of a Sunderbans village because of the storm surge during Cyclone Yaas was rescued on Friday. Bishnu Das, who stays near the pond in Patharpratima, fi...
By Snehal Sengupta in Sunderbans

West Bengal  /  Published 24.05.21

3-year-old elephant calf rescued at Buxa Reserve

A three-year-old elephant calf, which fell into an empty water reservoir, was rescued by foresters in Buxa Tiger Reserve (BTR) of Alipurduar on Sunday. Sources said that residents of Adma, a forest v...
in Alipurduar

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.05.21

Covid alert at state's parks and zoos

The Jharkhand forest department has asked all closed national parks, wildlife sanctuaries and zoos in the state to be on alert for the possibility of spread of Covid-19 among animals. The directive t...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 16.04.21

Water academy in Odisha soon

In the first of its kind initiative, the Odisha government has decided to set up a Centre of Excellence ‘Odisha Water Academy’ in Bhubaneswar. The academy will function as a pioneering tr...
By Our Correspondent in Bhubaneswar

Calcutta  /  Published 25.03.21

Taps to stop water waste

A group of young volunteers went around the city recently and fitted taps at over 200 water collection points from where water flowed and was wasted, something common in Calcutta where water wastage i...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


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