Global Positioning System Gps
News  /  Published 15.08.22

GPS-enabled collars for elephants lie idle in south Bengal

By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 07.07.22

Jadavpur University’s ‘tree audit’ to complete 3 years next month

Jadavpur University’s ‘tree audit’ initiative will turn three early next month. As part of a ‘save green’ campaign, the varsity had set out to calculate the number of tr...

News  /  Published 01.07.22

Dengue cases trigger BMC drive in Salt Lake and Rajarhat

At least nine recent cases of dengue have been reported from Salt Lake and Rajarhat, prompting the Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation to draw up a plan to ensure that the number of new cases do not sho...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

Opinion  /  Published 29.05.22

B&B For us: Before & Beneath

This cannot be a dream. I am pinching myself and feeling nothing. In dreams a pinch feels like a pinch and that is how some dreams end, something pinches you awake. I feel nothing and I am pinching my...
By Sankarshan Thakur

News  /  Published 15.04.22

Tech debut in tiger survey in Sunderbans

The Sunderbans is spread across 10,000 sq km, a little above 4,000 sq km of which is in India. The rest is in Bangladesh. The Indian Sunderbans is split between the tiger reserve and the South 24-Parg...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata


North East  /  Published 24.01.22

GPS-fitted trucks to save forest

The Changlang district administration in Arunachal Pradesh has made it mandatory for trucks transporting logs to have GPS fitted in them and ply only during daytime to check the illegal felling of tim...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 20.01.22

GPS-tagged turtles set free for observation

Sunderbans Tiger Reserve authorities on Tuesday tagged GPS transmitters to a batch of 12 “highly threatened” northern river Terrapin turtles, also known as the “Batagur Baska”,...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 17.08.21

Dhanbad traders take on e-Rickshaw menace

Jamshedpur: A 32-year-old man was trampled to death by a wild elephant in Jharkhand's Seraikela-Kharsawan district, police said on Tuesday. The incident took place in Kasidih village which falls ...
By Our Bureau

West Bengal  /  Published 13.09.20

GPS tracking system for Haldia trucks

The East Midnapore district administration has mandated GPS tracking systems and driver background checks for all private transporters operating around 6,500 heavy vehicles daily in the industrial tow...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Haldia

West Bengal  /  Published 04.01.19

Cycling to office 18km away

He is a familiar sight on weekday mornings, cycling down Baisakhi More, across Karunamoyee crossing and towards the Bypass, helmet on head and gloved hands gripping the handle bars of a mountain bike....
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta


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