West Bengal  /  Published 22.01.20

Sunderbans climate research

The state government on Wednesday joined hands with the UK government and research institutes in the UK and Bengal to launch one of the biggest research projects on climate change in the Sunderbans.Th...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 28.12.19

What ails the tribals of Sunderbans?

An unusual ladies’ group discussion was in progress. Several tribal women between 18 and 80 years of age were gathered in a mud hut in Tipligheri village of the Sunderbans in West Bengal. They were ...
By Jayanta Basu

West Bengal  /  Published 08.11.19

Bulbul landfall tonight: Met

Bulbul is tipped to hit the Indian Sunderbans and the Bangladesh coast as a severe cyclonic storm on Saturday night, not on Sunday afternoon as predicted by the Met department earlier. Metro gives an ...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 07.11.19

Danish students teach in Sunderbans

A group of school students from Denmark are helping children of a Sunderbans village learn English.Christian Witt, Rasmus Quist Sckerl and Jeppe Pape Mueller from Funen, and Nanna Emille Vestergaar fr...
By Anasuya Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 04.03.20

Ferry for Sunderbans and Sagar

Calcutta and Namkhana in the Sunderbans will soon be connected by a ferry service where passengers can book seats and travel to the mangrove heartland much like they take a train to a holiday destinat...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 14.01.19

Tigers sighted in new pockets

Over 400 pairs of cameras across the Sunderbans and South 24-Parganas have captured tiger images in areas that have not had any previous sighting of the big cat, suggesting a rise in the animal count....
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 31.07.19

Fish vanishing, crabs lure crusader to peril

Arjun Mondal from Rajatjubilee village in the Sunderbans was fighting for the women who lost their husbands to tiger attacks. This Monday, two persons accompanying him reported that he was dragged awa...
By Jayanta Basu in Gosaba

West Bengal  /  Published 11.07.19

Forest officer hit over Sunderbans boat licence

A range officer was thrashed on Thursday morning by a group of men who apparently wanted licence to fish inside the protected forest areas of the Sunderbans, police said.Ashok Naskar, the Raidighi ran...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 15.06.20

Student on scholarship remembers to help others

An undergraduate student who is able to pursue math honours because of a scholarship is going around homes at his village in South 24-Parganas providing relief to families left homeless by Cyclone Amp...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 07.06.20

Fresh tidal wave of woes for cyclone-hit

Large parts of the riverine belt of the Sunderbans in the North 24-Parganas as well as parts of South 24-Parganas were inundated by a heavy spring tide that started on Saturday morning and continued w...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Basirhat


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