Illegal Trade
Calcutta  /  Published 15.02.21

250 birds in cages rescued from bus

More than 250 Alexandrine parakeets were seized from a bus near the Babughat bus stand on Sunday morning. Forest department officials said the bus had started from Ranchi and the birds were to be del...
By Snehal Sengupta in Babughat

West Bengal  /  Published 13.01.20

Glare on explosive supply

A police team investigating the January 3 blast at an illegal firecracker unit in Naihati, in which five persons had been killed, found out that a Madhya Pradesh-based racket was supplying explosive m...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Naihati

West Bengal  /  Published 25.08.19

Films to battle trade in animal parts

Wildlife officials from Delhi spent the last week at the Zoological Survey of India’s headquarters in Calcutta filming animal parts such as bear gall bladder and pangolin scales to train agencies in...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


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