West Bengal  /  Published 02.12.20

Rainwater fit to drink in Sunderbans

An NGO on Saturday inaugurated a system in a Sunderbans village that will purify rainwater and make it fit for residents to drink. Safe drinking water is a major problem in the area, where most peopl...
By Brinda Sarkar in Samsernagar (Sunderbans)

West Bengal  /  Published 26.11.20

Pugmarks sparks panic in Sunderbans village

A trail of pugmarks, later identified by foresters as that of a tiger, triggered panic at a village in the Sunderbans on Wednesday morning. The marks were found on the fringes of Purba Debipur villag...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 11.11.20

Tailoring skills for wives of Sunderbans migrants

A social outfit at Sandeshkhali in the northern Sunderbans has started skilling the wives of jobless migrant workers amid the pandemic. The Sandeshkhali Maa Saroda Women and Rural Welfare Society has...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Sandeshkhali

Calcutta  /  Published 03.11.20

Sunderbans honey in e-shopping cart

“People can now shop for Sunderbans honey from Buyers from Calcutta will get free home delivery and people across the country need to pay a shipping charge to get the pro...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

Calcutta  /  Published 02.11.20

Sunderbans villager mauled by tiger, dies

A man who had ventured into a forest creek in the Sunderbans to catch crabs died after being mauled by a tiger on Friday. Sashanka Mandal, the 18th victim of tiger attack in the Sunderbans since Marc...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 02.11.20

Crowd control holds local train key

The Bengal government has to play a proactive role in crowd control for the resumption of suburban trains in the state, railway officials said ahead of their meeting with state officials on Monday. T...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 30.10.20

Women of Sunderbans start fightback

By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 29.10.20

Firearms haul in Sunderbans

The Sunderbans coastal police seized a huge cache of firearms from a house in Radhanagar area of the Baruipur police district, South 24-Parganas, in the early hours of Wednesday. Police have also arr...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Baruipur

West Bengal  /  Published 18.10.20

Sundarbans: drive to restore mangroves

Members of the Paschim Banga Vigyan Mancha, one of the largest people’s science movements in India, along with a group of students, have launched a plantation drive in the Sunderbans to restore ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Hingalganj

Calcutta  /  Published 17.10.20

New clothes to win trust in conflict zones

Over 2,500 children and women living in areas prone to human-animal conflict will get a new set of clothes in the run-up to the festive season. The areas are Dakshin Shole in West Midnapore, human se...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


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