West Bengal  /  Published 25.12.21

Picnics banned near tiger turf

The state forest department has decided to stop picnics in seven locations, six near the Buxa Tiger Reserve (BTR) in Alipurduar and one in a Cooch Behar forest, prioritising wildlife over merrymaking....
By Our Bureau in Alipurduar/Cooch Behar

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

Sports  /  Published 21.12.21

Woods doffs hat to junior

Tiger Woods and his 12-year-old son Charlie reeled off 11 straight birdies to card a final round 57 and finish in second place at the PNC Championship on Sunday, two shots behind winners John Daly and...
By Reuters

West Bengal  /  Published 20.12.21

Shift plan for Buxa villagers

The sighting of the royal Bengal tiger at the Buxa Tiger Reserve (BTR) of Alipurduar after a gap of some three decades has made officials of the state forest department draw up plans to relocate resid...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar

Sports  /  Published 20.12.21

‘Boatload of fun’ for Woods

Tiger Woods looked solid but not entirely pain-free on his return to competition after a car crash in February that shattered his leg, teaming up with his 12-year-old son Charlie to shoot a bogey-free...
By Reuters


West Bengal  /  Published 19.12.21

Night out in Alipurduar town for wild elephants

Three wild elephants entered Alipurduar town late on Friday night and roamed around in at least three municipal wards. After some three hours of effort, foresters could steer them to the Buxa Tiger R...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 13.12.21

Focus to protect Buxa tiger

The state forest department on Sunday said it had started taking steps to protect nature and wildlife at Buxa Tiger Reserve (BTR) after a Royal Bengal tiger was sighted at the reserve after around thr...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 12.12.21

Tiger spotted at Buxa reserve

A tiger has been sighted in Buxa after a gap of over 30 years, a senior forester said. Although the yellow-and-black stripes seem to leave no room for doubt, the forest department can confirm it offi...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar

News  /  Published 09.12.21

Captured tiger released into the wild in Sunderbans

After its capture the tiger was constantly monitored by two veterinarians of the forest department, said Milan Mondal, the divisional forest officer of the South 24-Parganas division. “The tige...
By Snehal Sengupta in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 09.12.21

3 illegal resorts demolished in Buxa

The forest department on Wednesday demolished three illegal private resorts which were coming up in the core area of the Buxa Tiger Reserve in Alipurduar district. According to sources, all the accom...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar


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