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

World  /  Published 31.10.18

Selfie turned fatal for couple at Yosemite

She was a self-described “adrenaline junkie”, and he took “wow-worthy photos” of the couple posing at the edge of cliffs and jumping from planes that appeared on social media and a travel blog...
By AP in San Francisco

World  /  Published 30.10.18

Yosemite park fall kills Indian couple

An Indian couple fell to their deaths from a popular overlook at the Yosemite National Park last week. Park rangers recovered the bodies of Vishnu Viswanath, 29, and Meenakshi Moorthy, 30, on Thursday...
By AP and PTI in

West Bengal  /  Published 28.10.18

More bang for jumbo crackers

Jumbos fear crackers. But a cracker blaster may be better and “bang on”.The Bengal forest department has come up with a “cracker blaster”, an improvised device that looks like a gun, to help s...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

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

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.10.18

Popular jumbo joyride terminated

Betla National Park in Palamau, a major attraction for wildlife enthusiasts in east India, has withdrawn its popular elephant ride with immediate effect, citing a Supreme Court order.Deputy director (...
By A Correspondent in Daltonganj

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

Opinion  /  Published 08.10.18

Why did 23 Gir lions die in a month?

Sir — During India’s Wildlife Week, it was revealed that 23 Asiatic lions died within a month in the Gir Forest National Park, home to the world’s last few Asiatic lions. Initially, officials sa...
By The Telegraph in

Odisha  /  Published 29.09.18

Bhubaneswar to spruce up parks, signage

By Sandeep Mishra in Orissa


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