Entertainment  /  Published 20.12.20

The Jaggu juggernaut

While contemporaries such as Anil Kapoor (who got into a verbal skirmish with the Armed Forces after the trailer of AkVsAk went pub-lic) and Sunny Deol (who had to put out a clip about farmers) couldn...
By Bharathi S. Pradhan

West Bengal  /  Published 19.12.20

75 deer for prey released into Buxa

A herd of 75 spotted deer was released at the hilly Buxa Tiger Reserve (BTR) in Alipurduar district late on Thursday evening. The release of the deer, foresters said, was a part of the programme take...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 17.12.20

Tiger census commences in Sundarbans

The tiger census through camera trapping method has started in West Bengal’s Sundarbans, which, according to the last estimate, was home to 96 big cats, an official said. The process of camera ...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Canning

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


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