Jaldapara National Park
West Bengal  /  Published 17.09.21

Dooars forests now open to tourists

The state government has decided to throw open the gates of reserve forests to tourists from Friday, causing tourism stakeholders of the Dooars to breathe a sigh of relief. Rajendra Jhakar, chief con...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 16.09.21

Dooars parks open, not forests

The state government’s decision to keep tourists away from reserve forests have put tourism stakeholders of the Dooars in a fix at a time booking enquiries for the Puja holidays have flooded hot...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 24.08.21

Birthday bash for 25 year old royal Bengal tiger

The Jaldapara wildlife division of the state forest department on Monday celebrated the 25th birthday of Raja, a royal Bengal tiger from the Sunderbans and brought to the rescue centre in South Khayer...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar

Culture  /  Published 12.08.21

Jumbo tales with Sabyasachi

Elephant watching memories and ethics Firstly, we must consider what we are watching. Are we watching wild elephants, zoo elephants or trained elephants? There are three kinds. The elephants that liv...
By Priyanka A. Roy (t2 intern)

West Bengal  /  Published 06.04.21

3 arrested in Manipur for rhino poaching

At least 20 Trinamul supporters got injured as the pick-up van they were in flipped on one side while on way to Balurghat on Monday. Sources said around 25 supporters of the party from Bolla and Bahi...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar


West Bengal  /  Published 05.04.21

Adult rhino found dead

An adult female rhino was found dead at the Jaldapara National Park, Bengal’s largest habitat of the one-horned rhino, in Alipurduar district on Sunday. Foresters said its horn is missing and s...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 13.01.21

Deadlock ends, jeep safari starts

The popular jeep safari at Chilapata forest in Alipurduar district resumed on Tuesday afternoon after a gap of seven days, much to the elation of tourists and stakeholders associated with the sector. ...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

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 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 13.10.20

Cultural gigs at state-run resorts to boost tourism

The state tourism department has decided to engage folk artistes and cultural troupes to entertain tourists who check into resorts and lodges run by the department across Bengal. The aim of the initi...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri


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