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Dooars
West Bengal  /  Published 17.02.21

Jumbo kills 3 women in Dooars

Three women who had entered a reserve forest to collect fodder for cattle and firewood were killed when an elephant attacked them near Banarhat in western Dooars on Tuesday. Bhado Oraon, 49, Sugi Bar...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 16.02.21

India Reserve Battalion cop held with tusk

Six Sikkim residents, including a constable of the India Reserve Battalion (IRB), were arrested with a tusk early on Monday from the Dooars area of Jalpaiguri district. A team of Baikunthapur forest ...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 13.02.21

Tea leaf plucking dates out

The Tea Board of India has come up with new dates to start the plucking of leaves and production in Bengal, Sikkim and Bihar this year. P.K. Sahoo, the deputy chairman of the board, issued an order o...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 01.02.21

Dead fish in stream, poison suspected

Hundreds of dead fish of different varieties were found floating in Kurti, a stream in Matialli block of the Dooars region of Jalpaiguri district on Sunday. Block administrative official who visited ...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 20.01.21

Tea planters want action on jumbo intrusions

The Dooars Branch of Indian Tea Association (DBITA) has expressed concern over frequent elephant depredations in tea gardens of the Dooars and sought the intervention of the state government for impro...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

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West Bengal  /  Published 13.01.21

Deadlock ends, jeep safari starts

The popular jeep safari at Chilapata forest in Alipurduar district resumed on Tuesday afternoon after a gap of seven days, much to the elation of tourists and stakeholders associated with the sector. ...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 12.01.21

Protest halts forest safari

The jeep safari into the Chilapara forest of Alipurduar district — a popular tourist destination in eastern Dooars — has come to a halt for around six days because of a demonstration that ...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 07.01.21

Dooars: animal alert for trains

Officials of the Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) are working on a proposal to install sophisticated sensors along the Dooars rail route to curb accidental deaths of wild animals on tracks. The 158-k...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 01.01.21

8 on plane with mutant virus patient isolated

Eight tourists from Chinsurah of Hooghly district were isolated at a resort run by the West Bengal Forest Development Corporation (WBFDC) at Rajabhatkhawa of Alipurduar district after it was found tha...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 22.12.20

Countering jumbo intrusion

The district administration of Jalpaiguri has decided to convene a meeting soon to discuss the issue of elephant depredation in tea gardens and discourage the trend of erecting illegal energised fence...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri


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