India  /  Published 17.01.21

Dolphin, bird numbers go up at Chilika

The number of Irrawaddy dolphins, an endangered species inhabiting the Chilika lake in Odisha, has increased to 156 from 150 in 2019, according to a census report by the Chilika Development Authority....
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

World  /  Published 31.08.20

Battle to save dolphins at oil spill site

Fishermen battled on Sunday to save dozens of injured dolphins washed ashore in Mauritius where in recent days at least 40 of the animals were found dead in a lagoon near the site of an oil spill from...
By Reuters in Addis Ababa

Sports  /  Published 16.08.20

‘Forgotten’ Bula hopes to make a splash again

Her love for dolphins began when she found them swimming alongside her as she conquered the seas. And now, as Bula Choudhury gets associated with a fashion brand to launch a sportswear line titled &ld...
By Elora Sen in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 30.07.20

Dolphin carcass ‘hung’ for oil

The carcass of a Gangetic dolphin was found hanging from a tree in a Murshidabad village near the Hooghly on Tuesday. The carcass, perforated with what looked like a sharp metal stick, was wrapped in...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 07.07.20

Dead dolphin turns trophy in Howrah

Pictures of kids in Howrah posing with the carcass of a Gangetic dolphin like a trophy have been doing the rounds of social media groups of animal activists since Sunday. The pictures show the kids w...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


Bihar  /  Published 06.10.18

Rs 28-crore push for dolphin centr

Chief minister Nitish Kumar will soon lay the foundation stone of a National Dolphin Research Centre on the premises of Patna University. It will come up on a 2-acre plot at a cost of Rs 28 crore, dep...
By Sanjeev Kumar Verma in

Bihar  /  Published 01.12.18

Lip service slur on save-dolphin plan

There is more lip service in saving the national aquatic animal of India — Ganga Dolphins — than actual action, believes the “Dolphin Man” R.K. Sinha himself.“Officials of the Wildlife Insti...
By Our Special Correspondent in Patna

India  /  Published 10.02.20

Action to save wild quartet

India’s proposal for “concerted actions” to enhance conservation efforts to protect Asian elephants, the Bengal florican, the Ganges river dolphin and the great Indian bustard will feature at a ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 26.05.20

Dolphins resurface in the Dibru

Dolphins are seen everywhere in the Dibru river in the Dibru Saikhowa National Park in Tinsukia district of Upper Assam these days. The rare aquatic animals are frequently seen swimming effortlessly a...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

India  /  Published 20.02.19

Dolphin census sparks cheer

A first-of-its-kind “simultaneous” census in three major rivers in Bihar has enumerated a total of 1,150 Gangetic dolphins, elating scientists and experts.The figures, experts believe, means that ...
By Dev Raj in Patna


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