Forest Department
West Bengal  /  Published 13.07.20

Foresters raid athlete’s house

The special task force of the Bengal forest department raided the house of athlete Swapna Burman near here on Monday and served her family a notice seeking purchase documents of the timber found at he...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 01.04.20

Bear mauls BSNL official

A Himalayan black bear mauled a person inside the BSNL office near MG Marg here on early Wednesday morning and then found itself cornered in one part of the multi-storied building for the better part ...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Gangtok

North East  /  Published 08.03.20

6 feral horses released in park

The Assam forest department on Sunday released six feral horses at Dibru-Saikhowa National Park, which were rescued from Makum bypass in Upper Assam’s Tinsukia district on March 2.A source said the ...
By Mohsin Khaiyam in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 25.02.20

Cooch Behar park gym

Gym equipment have been installed at the century-old Narendra Narayan Park in Cooch Behar town.Run by the state forest department, it is the largest park in the town and is known for its floral landsc...
By Our Correspondent in Cooch Behar

West Bengal  /  Published 22.02.20

Bengal guards trained in tranquilliser darting

The forest department started a two-day programme at the Bengal Safari Park near here on Saturday to train guards posted at zoos and enclosures across the state in tranquillising animals. “Many anim...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 07.01.20

Traps set up for tigress and cub

The pugmarks spotted in the Simlapal forest of Bankura and the Malaboti forest in Jhargram’s Silda are of an adult female tiger and her cub, a forest department official said on Tuesday.Two cages ha...
By Snehal Sengupta and Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 27.12.19

Jumbo herd sparks panic at Numaligarh

A herd of wild elephants has created panic at Numaligarh in Upper Assam’s Golaghat district on Thursday.The herd of more than 50 members came out of Deopahar reserve forest and has damaged paddy fie...
By Sanjoy Hazarika in Bokakhat

North East  /  Published 24.12.19

Four coal-laden trucks seized in Kamrup

The Assam forest department seized four unclaimed coal-laden trucks on Monday morning at Hatigarh village on Chaygaon-Ukium Road in Kamrup district.“Smugglers are still transporting coal from neighb...
By Kulendu Kalita in Boko

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.12.19

‘Mystery’ animal kills woman

Forest officials in south Garhwa division are clueless about which wild animal mauled to death a 45-year-old woman at her house in Ranka last week. “The woman was sleeping alone at her house when sh...
By Our Correspondent in Daltonganj

West Bengal  /  Published 24.10.19

Four arrested with five venomous snakes

Five monocled cobras, known for their highly toxic venom and O-shaped hood, were found in possession of four men in Patharpratima in South 24-Parganas on Monday. The men were arrested for illegal poss...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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