India  /  Published 31.05.19

Lone orangutan dies of old age

India’s lone orangutan, 41-year-old Binny, died at Nandankanan Zoo on Wednesday night. She was suffering from old-age complications, respiratory infection and a wound in her throat.Orangutans are th...
By Our Correspondent in Bhubaneswar

West Bengal  /  Published 12.03.20

Reel connect for real fighters at Park Circus

An eight-year-old girl living in a border village thinks she has found a solution to the continuous crossfire by staying awake all night. The girl’s story was narrated in Nooreh, a 22-minute film on...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 11.03.20

Things look black for Namdapha greenery

Namdapha National Park in Changlang district of Arunachal Pradesh is facing a massive deforestation threat because of felling of trees by the timber smugglers. Namdapha National Park is 1,985km (766 s...
By Avik Chakraborty in Dibrugarh

West Bengal  /  Published 10.03.20

Park Circus camaraderie in colours

Park Circus Maidan, where a women-led protest against the new citizenship regime has been on since January 7, witnessed scenes of camaraderie with people celebrating Holi.On Tuesday, the women on vigi...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Travel  /  Published 25.05.19

A look at Simlipal National Park and its creatures

It takes a brave man to want to venture towards Simlipal in April. We took a 320-km drive — a torturous one — to the national park in the Mayurbhanj district in Odisha. Patches of bad road, red du...
By Tarun Sircar in

West Bengal  /  Published 09.03.20

Protest takes on colours

The women and children at the sit-in at Park Circus Maidan against the Citizenship Amendment Act and the National Register of Citizens celebrated Holi amidst shouting slogans against the new citizensh...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 08.03.20

6 feral horses released in park

The Assam forest department on Sunday released six feral horses at Dibru-Saikhowa National Park, which were rescued from Makum bypass in Upper Assam’s Tinsukia district on March 2.A source said the ...
By Mohsin Khaiyam in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 09.12.19

HC will not intervene in rape case trial

The high court on Monday declined to intervene in the Park Street rape trial saying there had been no delay in the sessions court proceedings.One of the accused, Ali Khan alias Azahar Ali, recently fi...
By Our Legal Reporter in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 30.12.18

Day trips made affordable

Your journey to the animal planet, flora town or picturesque waterfalls has been made a tad convenient.The municipal corporation on Sunday introduced a special and affordable bus service to touristy p...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 29.12.18

Loo woes at Jamshedpur tourist spot Dimna Lake

Picnickers at the scenic Dimna Lake, one of the more popular tourist attractions near the steel city, aren’t having such a good time for want of a basic facility: toilets.For all the tall talk of th...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur


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