Jaldapara National Park
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

West Bengal  /  Published 18.09.20

North Bengal forests to reopen

The state forest department has decided to reopen national parks and wildlife sanctuaries of north Bengal to visitors from September 23.  “At a meeting on Wednesday, it was decided to reop...
By Anirban Choudhury, Avijit Sinha in Siliguri/Alipurduar


West Bengal  /  Published 15.09.20

Tusker dead, live wire suspected

The carcass of an adult tusker was found in an agricultural field in West Midnapore’s Salboni forest region on Monday morning, marking the second such incident in the district in three days. Vi...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Salboni

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

West Bengal  /  Published 14.08.20

Jaldapara small in size, big on footfall

A study by forest departments of three states about visitors in three prominent wildlife destinations revealed that though Jaldapara National Park in Alipurduar, Bengal’s largest habitat of one-...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 03.05.20

Rhino hurt in infighting treated in Jaldapara

A rhino that had been roaming with injuries in the Jaldapara National Park of Alipurduar was sedated and treated by foresters under the supervision of a veterinary officer who had been posted recently...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

Opinion  /  Published 05.11.19

Police must arrest rhino poachers

Sir — It is unfortunate that the carcass of an adult female rhinoceros was found with the horn missing in the Jaldapara National Park. The poachers reportedly used sophisticated firearms to kill the...
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