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Singalila National Park
West Bengal  /  Published 21.04.22

Rare bird sighted

Scientists of the Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) have sighted the Satyr tragopan, a rare bird also known as the crimson-horned pheasant, in the Senchal Wildlife Sanctuary in the Darjeeling hills aft...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 19.01.22

Wild entry for zoo-born pandas

The soft release entails leaving the animal in a section of the park where it can be monitored and protected. This is basically done to help the animals, which had so far been living in captivity, acc...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

Places  /  Published 29.12.21

Tonglu-Tumling trail offers first-timers a small taste of trekking

A trek to Tonglu and Tumling can be a rewarding experience for first-time trekkers and encourage them to embark on more such journeys. If you wish to travel the entire route by car from Siliguri, the...
By Amitabha Gupta

West Bengal  /  Published 09.07.21

2 newborn red pandas raise Darjeeling zoo’s cute quotient

The stork visited the Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park (PNHZP) in Darjeeling on Thursday, as Shobha, one of the female red pandas of the zoo, gave birth of two furry cubs at Topkay Dara, the ca...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 29.01.21

GNLF smells scam in footpath near forest

The Gorkhaland Territorial Administration’s decision to construct a 26km-long “footpath” at an estimated cost of Rs 15.5 crore near the Singalila National Park has come under the sca...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

States  /  Published 17.10.20

Fillip to reopen Sikkim trek trails for tourists

Trekking has resumed in Sikkim with the far-flung Uttarey village in West Sikkim recently organising such expeditions for local people to the picturesque Phoktey Dara and the adventure tourism receive...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 02.09.20

Red pandas await radio collars

Bengal forest department is waiting for an approval from the Centre to put radio collars on four Himalayan red pandas, which the department intends to release in the Singalila National Park of Darjeel...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 12.11.18

Climbers clear hills of trash

A team of climbers has collected over 3,000kg of garbage from Sandakphu, Bengal’s highest point at 11,929ft, and other areas in the Singalila National Park and its fringes over the past five days as...
By Bireswar Banerjee


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