West Bengal  /  Published 08.06.22

Alipurduar: Elephant calf rescued from ditch

An elephant calf which fell into a ditch in Nimati forest under the Buxa Tiger Reserve (BTR) of Alipurduar district early on Tuesday morning, was rescued by the foresters after around three hours of t...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 28.05.22

Grieving elephant roams with calf carcass

A female wild elephant roamed tea estates and fringe areas of Jalpaiguri district’s Banarhat block throughout Friday, her trunk carrying the carcass of her calf. A herd of wild elephants follow...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 17.05.22

Sensor alert to stop trains from hitting animals

Authorities of Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) have taken up the task to install an alert system to prevent deaths of elephants and other wild animals on the Dooars railway tracks. The tracks, which...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.05.22

Baby boom at Dalma jumbo abode

Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary has a reason to cheer. Around 15 baby elephants have been spotted at the sprawling 192 sq km sanctuary, some 30km from Jamshedpur. The little ones are between 4-6 months old....
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 15.05.22

Nurpur: Bee-keeping keeps away jumbos

A buzzing initiative by villagers on the fringes of Buxa Tiger Reserve in Alipurduar district has helped them prevent elephants from entering their locality and increased their earnings. Villagers of...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar


West Bengal  /  Published 04.04.22

Tusker kills 2 near Jaldapara

Two women died and a third woman and a man were critically injured as a wild elephant, possibly agitated by loudspeakers at a local event, attacked them on the fringes of Jaldapara National Park in Al...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 28.03.22

Elephant carcass in paddy field

The carcass of a wild tusker was found from a paddy field in Maharajaghat under Rajganj block of Jalpaiguri on the fringes of Baikunthapur forest division on Sunday morning. “Some local residen...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 23.03.22

6 trucks with 7 jumbos halted

The state forest department intercepted seven elephants on trucks from  near the Teesta bridge on the outskirts of Jalpaiguri town on Tuesday. The animals were found from  six trucks report...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

Jharkhand  /  Published 16.03.22

Jharkhand hikes jumbo attack aid

Jharkhand, which ranks third in the country in terms of human fatalities because of elephant attack, will be raising ex-gratia compensation for the victim’s family. State transport and tribal w...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 10.03.22

2 held with ivory worth Rs 3 lakh

The state forest department conducted a joint raid with the 41 battalion of the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) in Siliguri subdivision on Tuesday and seized ivory  supposed to be smuggled to Nepal. B...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri


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