Calcutta  /  Published 20.01.21

Glare on loud music in Sunderbans

Patrol teams of the forest department will remove sound systems and loudspeakers from launches and motor boats hired by tourists in the Sunderbans, an official of the department said. Hundreds of lau...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 31.12.20

Sunderbans researcher passes away

Amalash Choudhury, retired professor of zoology and marine sciences from Calcutta University and a pioneering personality in Sunderbans research, succumbed to Covid-19 on Wednesday in a hospital at No...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 31.12.20

Tiger kills fisherman in Sunderbans

A fisherman who had set out with two others on a country boat to catch fish deep inside the Sunderbans, died after a tiger attacked him near Mechua Island on Wednesday morning. The victim has been id...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 28.12.20

Tiger fitted with radio collar in Sunderbans

An adult male tiger was fitted with a radio collar before being released in the Harikhali forest of the Sunderbans to study it’s behaviour and track its whereabouts in the mangroves. The exerci...
By Snehal Sengupta, Debraj Mitra in Sunderbans

Calcutta  /  Published 08.12.20

Bonphool honey smells sales

Visit: Mrittika Bhavan, Plot no-18/9, Block-DD, Salt Lake, Sector-I Online orders: product-category/honey ...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta


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

Residents of Calcutta can now get pure honey sourced online from the Sunderbans mangroves, with groups of native honey collectors teaming up amid the Covid pandemic to offer home delivery of the natur...
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


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