West Bengal  /  Published 01.11.18

Minister visits cub-death park in Siliguri

The death of a Royal Bengal Tiger cub at the Bengal Safari Park prompted state forest minister Binoy Krishna Burman and senior forest officials to rush to the area on Thursday to inspect the state of ...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 31.10.18

Tiger cub dies at Siliguri park

Ika, one of three five-month-old female Royal Bengal Tiger cubs born at the Bengal Safari Park near Siliguri, died on Tuesday weeks after suffering a leg injury and fuelling worries about the care of ...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.10.18

Tata zoo turns on heat to keep creatures warm

Minimum temperature touching 17°C in the steel city, Tata Steel Zoological Park authorities have begun winter protection plans to ensure the 400-plus wild inhabitants stay cosy and warm.In a meeting ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Odisha  /  Published 25.10.18

Uninhabited island readied for nature lovers

For nature lovers, here’s some good news. The idyllic Habelikhati Island in the Bhitarkanika National Park is ready to host tourists.Three well-furnished guest houses have come up close to the beach...
By Our Correspondent in Kendrapara

West Bengal  /  Published 01.09.19

Plagiarism awareness at Xavier’s

An author of a research paper can be accused of plagiarism if 10 per cent or more of a published work is presented as his or her own without acknowledging the source, speakers at a workshop on plagiar...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 21.10.18

Rohit bats for conservation

From the land of rhinos, Rohit Sharma, vice-captain of Indian cricket team, who is also the WWF-India brand ambassador for rhino conservation, said he will do everything to spread awareness for the pr...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 26.06.19

Mamata offers help to taunted teacher

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee called up Hafiz Mohammed Shahrukh Halder, a madarsa teacher who had complained of assault in a local train on June 20, and assured all help.Mamata promised Rs 50,000 to ...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 25.06.19

10-year-old girl who climbed El Capitan deserves kudos

Sir — It was wonderful to learn that a 10-year-old girl, Selah Schneiter, has become the youngest person to successfully scale the world’s most famous rock wall, the El Capitan in the Yosemite Nat...
By The Telegraph in

West Bengal  /  Published 20.06.19

Md Ali Park puja to be scaled down

The Durga Puja at Mohammad Ali Park, which used to occupy the entire CR Avenue ground till 2018, is set to be confined to a small corner this year, the move sparked by fears of a cave-in because of a ...
By Subhajoy Roy in

West Bengal  /  Published 19.06.19

More rhinos, skewed ratio in north Bengal

The rhino count in north Bengal has gone up, according to the findings of the 2019 census, but the lopsided gender ratio has wildlife officials worried.Of the 237 rhinos at Jaldapara National Park in ...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


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