News  /  Published 17.08.22

Forest department recovers red panda, leopard skins in Siliguri, 3 arrested

West Bengal’s forest department personnel have arrested three Nepali nationals accused of smuggling animal skins in Siliguri on Monday night. “We recovered the skins of three wildlife ani...

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.08.22

Jharkhand on a green mission

Jharkhand forest department has initiated a unique campaign to save trees by tying Rakhis to them in around 1,000 forest villages across 24 districts of the state, a forest official said on Friday. &...
By PTI in Ranchi, Dhanbad, Lohardag

News  /  Published 05.08.22

Morning entry fee starts at Banabitan in Salt Lake to protests

A section of the morning walkers have been picketing outside Central Park in the mornings since Monday, the day the authorities started charging an entry fee from morning walkers. So long, morning wa...
By Brinda Sarkar, Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

India  /  Published 01.08.22

'Withdraw forest rules, President'

Multiple citizens’ and political groups have urged President Droupadi Murmu to nudge the Centre into rescinding new rules that they say take away the right of tribal and traditional forest dwell...
By Our Bureau in New Delhi


News  /  Published 30.07.22

New Town gets a mini zoo spreading over 17 acres

A number of big cats and animals, some from the African savanna, will soon have a new home in New Town. The deer park near Eco Park’s gate number 6 has been converted into a mini zoo spread ove...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

West Bengal  /  Published 29.07.22

Two arrested with elephant tusks

Foresters of Baikunthapur forest division on Wednesday seized two pieces of elephant tusk and arrested two Alipurduar residents have been arrested in this connection from Jalpaiguri district. The duo...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.07.22

Plant a tree, get free power

Jharkhand chief minister Hemant Soren on Friday evening announced that the state government would give five units of free electricity to urban residents for planting one tree on their residential prem...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

News  /  Published 15.07.22

Shell out Rs 10 for morning walk at Banabitan in Salt Lake

From August 1, morning walkers will have to buy a ticket to enter Banabitan, the last remaining patch of green of Central Park. The decision has been taken by the West Bengal Forest Development Corpo...
By Sudeshna Banerjee


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