India  /  Published 02.10.19

Spy winged pals from tree hut on hill Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary

Can tell a sparrow from a pigeon, but want to recognise, say, a spotted owlet? Amateur bird-watchers, head to the new tree hut built at Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary, on the fringes of the steel city.The t...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 16.05.20

Tough task to treat tusker

Treating a wounded wild elephant is turning out to be a mammoth task for veterinarians and foresters who are on the job for the past two days.The 10-year-old jumbo, who was found limping near a wateri...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.09.19

Finally, green nod for widening NH-33 along Dalma

Widening work on a 15km-stretch of NH-33 along Dalma sanctuary will gain momentum with the Union ministry of environment and forest granting wildlife clearance, pending for over two years, earlier thi...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.05.20

Dalma captive jumbos turn sombre, listless after friend’s death

 It is said that elephants have a jumbo memory, and the death of a pachyderm at Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary on Saturday evening has underscored the ache that memories often bring.The death of the ai...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.05.20

Sendra sans blood spill

Sendra was celebrated on Monday with only the observance of rituals as most tribal groups avoided entering the Dalma forest to hunt animals. The lockdown and social-distancing protocols ensured that t...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur


Jharkhand  /  Published 12.11.19

Dalma gets more stay options

Tourists flocking to Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary for a cosy winter stay can hope for fewer accommodation woes.The state forest department has turned a guesthouse near the main entrance in Makulakocha int...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 13.08.19

Elephant sanctuary to have zip line, thanks to centre’s Swadesh Darshan

Remember Tarzan, swinging from tree to tree? Soon, you could do the same at the Dalma elephant sanctuary if you are so inclined, courtesy a steel rope and a system of pulleys.The animal park, atop Dal...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.05.20

The tale of the wounded tusker has a happy end

The wild elephant in Dalma that underwent treatment for a wound has finally reunited with a herd.The 10-year-old elephant was separated from a herd and was spotted limping near Kashjobi watering hole ...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur


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