Forest Department
Jharkhand  /  Published 06.04.21

Street plays held against hunting fest

Foresters at the Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary have come up with an innovative way to spread awareness among villagers about the futility of killing innocent animals and protecting the jungles from fires. ...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshdepur

Jharkhand  /  Published 30.03.21

Tusker alert across Dalma hills

The forest department has issued a high alert across 80 villages hamlets dotting the Dalma wildlife sanctuary, as most of the 155 elephants have returned to the jungle after their annual sojourn West ...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshdepur

Calcutta  /  Published 15.03.21

Dead squirrels: youth catches hunters

Shortly before noon, Koley spotted the group of seven coming out of a wetland near the village. “Arrows and what looked like spears in the hands of the members caught my attention. I stopped the...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 07.02.21

1,500 softshell turtles seized

State forest department officials seized 1,500 softshell turtles from a van on Saturday morning. Four persons suspected of smuggling the turtles — brought from Uttar Pradesh in sacks and hidden...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj

West Bengal  /  Published 03.02.21

Mamata slams Rajib at Alipurduar meet

Irregularities have been detected in the recruitment of forest department personnel during turncoat minister Rajib Banerjee’s tenure, Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee alleged on Wednesday, ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Alipurduar


Jharkhand  /  Published 28.01.21

Tusker dies in Palamau

Forest officials launched a probe when the carcass of a 60-year-old female was recovered from the Ramandag forest range in compartment 3 of the south division of Palamau Tiger Reserve. The decomposed...
By Our Correspondent in Daltonganj

West Bengal  /  Published 22.01.21

4kg pangolin scales seized

The forest department arrested an Alipurduar resident and seized around 4kg of pangolin scales from him at Matigara near here on Wednesday evening. The pangolin scales were kept in a school bag carri...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.12.20

1 held for killing deer in Chatra

A team of the Forest Department said that on the basis of a tip-off, they had raided a village near Hunterganj town in Chatra district where a deer was killed and cooked on Tuesday night by eight yout...
By Vishvendu Jaipuriar in Chatra

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.12.20

Bengal mahouts reach Chandil

About a fortnight after a 14-member team of Mahouts arrived from Bengal’s Bankura district to Chandil, for removing a menacing herd of wild elephants from there, another team reached the same ar...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 01.12.20

Chandil: elephant found dead

The carcass of an elephant with missing tusks was located at Sirum jungle on Monday morning, thereby, putting the ground level staff of the forest officials in the Chandil forest range on red alert. T...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur


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