Calcutta  /  Published 09.07.20

Trucks, drones to watch tuskers

The forest department on Wednesday unveiled four mini trucks, which will ferry men and equipment to control marauding elephants. Every truck, called Airavat, is GPS-enabled and comes with a drone to ...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.07.20

Carnivore perils for Palamau sambhars

Forest officials at Palamau tiger reserve are worried over leopards, jackal and elephants invading the sambhar soft release centre at Jora Sakhua Baresanr in the Baresanr forest range, following sight...
By Our Correspondent in Daltonganj

Opinion  /  Published 04.01.19

Leopards suffer due to focus on 'iconic' animals

Grave problems are often overlooked or forgotten in favour of those that are considered to be more serious. This is evident from the information recently given to Parliament by the Union ministry of e...
By The Editorial Board in

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.02.20

Twin herds return to Dalma from Bengal

Two separate herds of about 14 elephants slipped into the Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary late Tuesday night.Over 44 elephants have so far moved into the sanctuary after their annual sojourn to the jungles o...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.05.20

Tourists can't see Dalma elephants

The novel coronavirus-induced lockdown has prevented tourists from sighting elephants at the Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary near the steel city this year.Traditionally, this is the peak season to spot eleph...
By Our correspondent in Jamshedpur

Odisha  /  Published 10.11.18

Odisha acts to end electrocution of elephants

After the electrocution of seven elephants in Dhenkanal district, forest authorities in the district have asked the energy department to be careful about the power supply infrastructure in the elephan...
By Our Correspondent in Keonjhar

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.06.20

Jumbo abode set for bamboo boom

A Bamboo boom at Dalma wildlife sanctuary is all set to tickle jumbo taste buds.Bamboo buds -- a favourite food of the elephants – will henceforth be found in abundance inside the sprawling 192sq km...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.06.20

Animal census at Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary

 The day-long animal count at Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary will begin on Wednesday and will be carried out by around 200 foresters and village youths.The exercise, which was scheduled for last month,...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 18.08.19

Elephant kills Lalgarh homemaker

A 47-year-old homemaker was trampled to death by an elephant in a Lalgarh forest early on Sunday morning.Bhadu Kalsa, a resident of Dantikari village, was attacked when she suddenly came face to face ...
By Anshuman Phadikar in

North East  /  Published 27.07.19

Railways to award staff for devotion

Nine railway staff will be given awards on Independence Day for showing “exceptional devotion to duty”. General manager of the Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR), Sanjive Roy, on Saturday said he ha...
By Satananda Bhattacharjee in Hailakandi


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