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Gorumara
West Bengal  /  Published 05.01.21

Leopard dead, hind leg missing

A leopard carcass was found near Baradighi tea estate on fringes of Gorumara National Park in Matialli block of Jalpaiguri district on Monday morning. The animal, foresters said, died of infighting, ...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 28.11.20

Bus safari in Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary

The safari, foresters said, will provide an additional opportunity to tourists to get to know wildlife in north Bengal. As of now, vehicle safaris are available in the Gorumara National Park in Jalpa...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 11.11.20

Lost jumbo calf sent to rescue hub

An elephant calf was rescued from near the New Mal railway station in Malbazar subdivision of Jalpaiguri on Tuesday. This is the third elephant calf rescued in four days. Sources said on Tuesday mor...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 03.11.20

Call to resume elephant safaris in Dooars

The state forest department should resume elephant safaris in the Gorumara and Jaldapara national parks of north Bengal to bring in more tourists, stakeholders of the tourism industry in the Dooars sa...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 27.10.20

Kalimpong rain hits tourists on Dashami

A sudden bout of downpour in the upper reaches of Kalimpong hills since Sunday night came as a spoiler for hundreds of tourists and day-outers who had gathered on Dashami Monday near streams that orig...
By Our Coreespondent in Jalpaiguri

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West Bengal  /  Published 24.10.20

Speeding car kills elephant

The forest department conducted a raid on the Naya Sylee tea estate in the Nagrakata block of Jalpaiguri district on Thursday night and seized two leopard skins. A team of foresters led by Ayan Chakr...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 15.10.20

Rhino carcass found on fringes of Gorumara

An adult male rhino was found dead on the fringes of the Gorumara National Park in Jalpaiguri district on Wednesday morning. Senior forest officers visited the spot along with vets to find out whethe...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 17.09.20

Resort workers protest against ‘rude’ manager

Twenty-one employees of a tourist resort run by West Bengal Tourism Development Corporation (WBTDCL) at Murti on the fringes of Gorumara National Park here on Wednesday locked the property’s ent...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 12.09.20

Jumbo rage triggers protest

A team of foresters who had been to a village near the Gorumara National Park in Jalpaiguri following an elephant depredation was gheraoed by the residents for three hours on Friday. The team led by ...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 08.09.20

Reopen hope for national parks

Nature and wildlife enthusiasts who want to visit the forests of north Bengal may get some good news amid the pandemic. Bengal forest department is likely to allow visitors to the national parks of th...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri


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