Places  /  Published 11.11.21

Jungle cat cubs reunite with mother

Five newborn jungle cats (Felis chaus), who somehow got separated from their mother, were spotted in a village field under Kumargram police station, around 35km from Alipurduar, on Tuesday. Villagers...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 26.10.21

Female jumbos rescued near Jalpaiguri, 4 held

The state forest department rescued two female elephants on Sunday night while the animals were being taken to Jamnagar in Gujarat from Arunachal Pradesh in a truck. Four persons, including a mahout,...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 17.10.21

Mob ‘rescues’ suspected peddler from cops in Malda

Police nabbed an alleged fake currency peddler at a village in Malda on Saturday but were attacked by residents who managed to take away the accused. Two policemen and a civic volunteer were injured ...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

News  /  Published 05.10.21

Monitor lizard rescued in New Town

A monitor lizard that had got stuck in the gap between two concrete blocks in the median divider in New Town’s Action Area II was rescued on Monday. A group of residents spotted the lizard desp...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

West Bengal  /  Published 18.09.21

Minor girl rescued from BIhar

A team of the Siliguri Metropolitan Police rescued a local minor girl from the neighbouring state of Bihar on Thursday, where she was allegedly taken by a youth in the pretext of marriage. Rudal Kuma...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri


News  /  Published 15.09.21

Elderly woman's leg trapped on flooded New Town road for three hours

After she was pulled free, she was taken to Bidhannagar Sub-divisional Hospital, where doctors discharged her after a check-up. “She’s traumatised and is in pain but didn’t suffer a...
By Brinda Sarkar in New Town

West Bengal  /  Published 26.08.21

Alipurduar minor girl rescued from Uttar Pradesh

Police have rescued a minor girl of the district, who went missing nearly a year ago, from Uttar Pradesh. Last year, the 16-year-old girl had befriended some youths based in Delhi in the course of pl...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

Calcutta  /  Published 21.08.21

NGO counselling for slum-dwelling parents

Parents of children living in slums are being counselled by a city NGO so that their girls and boys continue with their studies and do not give up midway. The counselling also includes an effort to m...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 06.08.21

Girls rescued from train

Police rescued two teenagers onboard Howrah-Mumbai Duronto Express in Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh, and arrested a young man who was allegedly taking the two to Mumbai with the lure of jobs in Bollywood. T...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 29.07.21

Distress alert device a must on boats: Bengal

The Bengal government has made it mandatory for boats and trawlers out for deep-sea fishing to install distress alert transmitters (DATs) so that the vessel operators can alert Chennai’s Maritim...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta


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