North East  /  Published 25.09.22

Rescued bear cubs find new home

Five-month-old Siyang and three of her peers are all set to make Pakke Tiger Reserve (PTR) in Arunachal Pradesh their new home, having completed the acclimatisation process in the national park under ...
By Utpal Boruah in Itanagar

News  /  Published 16.09.22

Snake scare in unkempt Salt Lake CF Park

The first ground from the Sharma Tea side seems to be the worst hit. This beautiful park was broken down a few years ago to be turned into a Pather Panchali theme park, residents say. But work got aba...
By Brinda Sarkar in Salt Lake

Places  /  Published 02.09.22

In pictures: Visiting Kenya’s Nairobi National Park and Maasai Mara Game Reserve

Golden grasslands, migrating wildebeest, massive tuskers, predatory cats and more at two of Kenya's most popular tourist destinations...
By Aatreyee Mohanta

West Bengal  /  Published 28.07.22

Alipurduar: Rural haat to promote artisans

The Alipurduar district administration has decided to build a district rural “haat (traditional market)” to boost tourism and create scope for local artisans to market their products. The...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 27.07.22

Govt to build & repair roads at industry parks

The Bengal government has decided to repair or construct new roads at seven industrial parks in the state following complaints about poor condition of roads from investors who have taken up space at i...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta


News  /  Published 22.07.22

NKDA coaching in grounds to start by August 15

The process is under way and over 600 identity cards have been issued on the basis of such applications. “We are receiving 50-60 applications daily,” said NKDA chief executive officer Anim...
By Sudeshna Banerjee

News  /  Published 22.07.22

Residents’ plea on New Town park timings

Several residents of New Town have written to the township authorities requesting them to keep parks and playgrounds open till at least 9.30pm. The New Town Forum and News — a residents’ ...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

News  /  Published 21.07.22

Recycled water for plants on New Town dividers

Treated water from at least two sewage treatment plants in New Town will be used to water plants on median dividers of the township and in parts of Eco Park, an official of the New Town Kolkata Develo...
By Snehal Sengupta in Kolkata

News  /  Published 21.07.22

Rabindra Sarobar hours fixed at 5am to 7pm, Lake regulars not happy, demand more

The Rabindra Sarobar compound will be open to visitors from 5am to 7pm, instead of a few hours in the morning and the evening. Much to the agony of many Kolkatans, the 192-acre park, maintained by th...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 11.07.22

Kolkatans call for longer park hours, question afternoon and early evening closure

Urban designers, too, feel keeping parks closed for so many hours means excluding a large population from them. “Closing a park by 7pm means a large number of office-goers are excluded from the ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata


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