India  /  Published 05.01.21

Odisha croc park to be shut for nine days

The Bhitarkanika National Park in Odisha would remain out of bounds for nine days of this month for nature lovers, who long for savouring the warmth of congenial wetland spots, with the annual headcou...
By PTI in Kendrapara

West Bengal  /  Published 05.01.21

Leopard dead, hind leg missing

A leopard carcass was found near Baradighi tea estate on fringes of Gorumara National Park in Matialli block of Jalpaiguri district on Monday morning. The animal, foresters said, died of infighting, ...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

Calcutta  /  Published 02.01.21

Calcuttans celebrate New Year’s Day

By The Telegraph in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 02.01.21

Fewer people step out on New Year’s Day

Covid-19 made New Year’s Day celebrations a muted affair across the city's hotspots as many preferred not to step out. The crowd was thin at the main entrance of Nicco Park on Friday aftern...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 01.01.21

Last day OK, big test today

Park Street — the 1.5km stretch that attracts a large number of people who go there to see the festive lights — was unlike any other year in recent memory on Thursday night. The police sa...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta


Calcutta  /  Published 30.12.20

HC issues order for year-end festivities

Police have concluded that Park Street saw an unexpected surge in crowd on Christmas evening because people who had been to the Victoria Memorial and Alipore zoo earlier in the day came over to see th...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri, Tapas Ghosh in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 28.12.20

Rising spots: India's leopard population

Signs of progress warrant celebration as well as reflection. The findings of the government report, Status of Leopard in India 2018, are heartening. India now has an estimated 12,852 leopards, a ...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 26.12.20

Translocated tigress released into wild

A tigress that was translocated to the Rajaji Tiger Reserve was safely released into the wild on Friday. The gate of the enclosure at Motichoor where the tigress had been kept was opened around 1.30 ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Rishikesh

Calcutta  /  Published 26.12.20

Park Street footfall dam bursts

Park Street had to be closed to traffic for around two hours on Christmas evening after the number of pedestrians on the “party street” suddenly surged, leaving no space for vehicles. Tho...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Park Street

Calcutta  /  Published 23.12.20

New Town grasslands being lit for reasons

Fires on New Town’s grasslands are being lit for reasons ranging from burning waste to scaring away snakes, an official of the New Town Kolkata Development Authority said. Residents’ resi...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town


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