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Jharkhand  /  Published 29.11.20

Drone vigil over Betla National Park

Betla National Park under the Palamau Tiger Reserve is using drones with an aim to keep poachers and hunters away from the park. The drone is being flown mostly before the sunset. This operation is ov...
By Our Correspondent in Daltonganj

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 23.11.20

Elephant calf rescued by foresters

Foresters rescued a male elephant calf that was loitering beside NH31C near here on Sunday morning. Sources said the calf seemed to have separated from the herd.  The calf was spotted by local ...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.11.20

Tiger turf needs powered boat

Palamau Tiger Reserve is in immediate need of a powered patrol boat to monitor the forests where illegal tree felling and smuggling of logs are rampant. Deputy director South division, Mukesh Kumar s...
By Our Correspondent in Daltonganj

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

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.10.20

Bison born in Betla National Park

A bison gave birth to a healthy female calf at the Betla National Park of the Palamau Tiger Reserve (PTR), an event that was kept secret from local scribes for 20 days so as not to jinx the newborn. ...
By Our Correspondent in Daltonganj

Opinion  /  Published 12.10.20

The other hero: In Jim Corbett’s shadow

From the time of publication of Man-Eaters of Kumaon in August 1944, the name of Jim Corbett has been synonymous with India’s wildlife. He was no trigger-happy hunter. He labelled the ...
By Mahesh Rangarajan in

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.10.20

Saga of a bird

In a small town like Daltonganj, where broken bones are set right only after a visit to the state capital, a bird’s fractured leg was amputated to relieve it of its pain, as our feathered friend...
By Our Correspondent in Daltonganj

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.10.20

Betla to open for state residents only

After more than 200 days of shutdown, the Betla National Park of the Palamau Tiger Reserve (PTR) may open its gates on October 15, although only for tourists within Jharkhand. The park, which used to...
By Our Correspondent in Daltonganj

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.10.20

Boating at Palamau misses October launch

The proposed boating facility for tourists at Kamaldah Lake in the Betla range of the Palamau tiger reserve (PTR) which was slated to start on October 2 has been deferred, confirmed Kumar Ashish, depu...
By Our Correspondent in Daltonganj


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