West Bengal  /  Published 23.10.20

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

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.10.20

Bison born in Betla National Park

A bison gave birth to a healthy female calf at the Betla National Park of the Palamau Tiger Reserve (PTR), an event that was kept secret from local scribes for 20 days so as not to jinx the newborn. ...
By Our Correspondent in Daltonganj

North East  /  Published 21.10.20

Kaziranga reopens for tourist season

According to a senior forest department official, the annual Kaziranga revenue is around Rs 6 crore, raised through entry fees, safari fees and tariffs for accommodation in forest guesthouses. But the...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

India  /  Published 19.10.20

CR Park to give pandals a miss

By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 17.10.20

Other brothers behind Swamy

By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

States  /  Published 16.10.20

Fillip to reopen Sikkim trek trails for tourists

Trekking has resumed in Sikkim with the far-flung Uttarey village in West Sikkim recently organising such expeditions for local people to the picturesque Phoktey Dara and the adventure tourism receive...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

Calcutta  /  Published 16.10.20

Eco Park to reopen today

Eco Park in New Town will reopen on Saturday but will allow only up to 50 people at a time on its 480-acre campus. The park’s ticketing system will shut down once 50 tickets have been printed, ...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

West Bengal  /  Published 15.10.20

Canteen, waiting hall opened at Siliguri park

Bengal tourism minister Gautam Deb on Thursday opened a waiting hall and a canteen constructed at a cost of Rs 35 lakh at the Bengal Safari Park near here. Inaugurating the new facilities, Deb said a...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 14.10.20

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 12.10.20

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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