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Sundarbans

Opinion  /  Published 24.02.22

The unsung heros

Twelve years ago, in St Petersburg, 13 countries with wild tiger populations came together to sign a summit declaration to double the number of tigers in the wild before the next ‘Year...
By Anamitra Anurag Danda, Debmalya Roy Chowdhury

News  /  Published 13.01.22

WWF sounded out as more tigers stray

A tiger that had strayed into a village on the fringes of the Sunderbans Tiger Reserve was captured early on Wednesday, said forest officials. The tiger, that had killed livestock at Mathurakhand vil...
By Debraj Mitra

Lifestyle  /  Published 23.12.21

An exclusive excerpt from Parimal Bhattacharya’s ‘Field Notes from a Waterborne Land’

Kalitala had a panchayat office and a few brick buildings. The handful of passengers on the boat, all men, climbed down and strode off  in different directions. The old man transferred the rooste...
By Parimal Bhattacharya

News  /  Published 08.12.21

Tiger gets caught in trap cage

The tiger that had been straying into a village in the Sunderbans in the last few days was captured in one of the trap cages set up by the forest officials late on Tuesday. According to a forester, t...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

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West Bengal  /  Published 07.06.21

March for concrete embankments

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By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Gosaba

Calcutta  /  Published 05.03.21

Organic claim for sweets

Even sweets can be organic. That is the claim being made by a shop that has opened in HA Block.  Sundarini Naturals Mishti has opened an outlet where more than 40 varieties of sweets are being s...
By Our Bureau in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 24.02.21

Boat patrol to save lives from tigers

A patrol vessel equipped with searchlights was deployed by the forest department on Tuesday to prevent fishermen from entering and mooring their boats deep inside the Sunderbans. The vessel, with for...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 17.12.20

Tiger census commences in Sundarbans

The tiger census through camera trapping method has started in West Bengal’s Sundarbans, which, according to the last estimate, was home to 96 big cats, an official said. The process of camera ...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Canning

Calcutta  /  Published 17.09.20

Move to calm frayed nerves

Forest department officials have held meetings with panchayat pradhans, members of joint forest management committee members and villagers from the Sunderbans and asked them not to harm tigers if they...
By Snehal Sengupta, Debraj Mitra in Sunderbans


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