Jagadish Chandra Bose
News  /  Published 02.07.22

New aquatic plant section opened at Indian Botanic Garden

A new aquatic plant section has been opened at Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Indian Botanic Garden (AJCIBG), Shibpur, for housing rare plant species. Union environment and forest minister Bhupen...

People  /  Published 30.05.22

Botanic to Children’s Museum, Trincas to Tolly… a Kolkata girl presses ‘memory refresh’

Antra Bhargava is the former CEO of SuVitas, India's first Transition Care Hospital Chain, which recently merged with HCAH (HealthCare atHOME, India), where she is head of Expansion. She founded t...
By Antra Bhargava

News  /  Published 04.05.22

Plan to restore centuries-old Roxburgh House revived

The project to restore the 230-year-old Roxburgh House at the Indian Botanic Garden has been revived. Roxburgh International Trust (RIT), a charitable organisation, is driving the new initiative to r...
By Anasuya Basu in Shibpur

News  /  Published 30.01.22

Covid uproots flower shows for second year

Flower lovers, cultivators and green enthusiasts will miss the popular flower shows organised by the Agri-Horticultural Society of India (AHSI) and the Indian Botanic Garden in Shibpur for the second ...
By Anasuya Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 22.01.22

Clean-up drive at Indian Botanic Garden after Amphan wreckage

The carcasses of three fishing cats, allegedly poisoned to death, were found at a village in Bagnan, Howrah district, on Thursday afternoon. The carcasses were found dumped in an open area off a road...
By Anasuya Basu in Howrah


Opinion  /  Published 28.08.21

Letters to the editor: The ‘milk crate challenge’

Risky climb Sir — The pandemic led to an increase in the time we spent online and caused a spurt in young people following social media ‘trends’. While many of these trends are harm...
By The Telegraph

Calcutta  /  Published 13.08.21

Diversity hotspots at garden

Two micro biodiversity hotspots have been identified at the Indian Botanic Garden in Shibpur by a community participation project for the regeneration of the garden. The project, undertaken by the Bo...
By Anasuya Basu in Howrah

Calcutta  /  Published 03.07.21

Botanical garden revival plans

A team of professionals from fields like biodiversity specialists, botanists, landscape artists and urban developers is putting together a rejuvenation programme for the Indian Botanic Garden in Shibp...
By Anasuya Basu in Howrah

Calcutta  /  Published 22.05.21

Botanic Garden braces for Yaas

The Indian Botanic Garden in Shibpur is bracing for Yaas. No sooner had it recovered from the body blow of Amphan exactly a year ago than the garden, crippled by inadequate staff and funds, was hurle...
By Anasuya Basu in Shibpur

Calcutta  /  Published 08.05.21

Botanic Garden closed for now

Bengal on Friday recorded 19,216 new infections, 112 deaths and 17,780 recoveries. The number of active cases has risen to over 1.24 lakh. Of the 112 deaths, 28 were reported from Calcutta and 33 fro...
By Our Special Correspondent in Shibpur


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