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

West Bengal  /  Published 02.10.20

Delayed by Covid, bike race in November

The Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (HMI) here has decided to organise the second edition of Tenzing Norgay Mountain Biking (MTB) challenge next month with the organisers including a virtual cyclin...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

Opinion  /  Published 21.09.20

Stripes over mane: The tiger's victory over the lion

It was nearly half a century ago this very month in September 1972 that the task force on the tiger presented its report to the government. We live in a world where the conservation of wildlife and, e...
By Mahesh Rangarajan


Sports  /  Published 21.09.20

Matthew Wolff in lead

Matthew Wolff, playing in only his second major, stole the show at an unforgiving Winged Foot with a scorching start and steady finish to grab an unlikely two-shot lead over big-hitting Bryson DeChamb...
By Reuters in Mamaroneck

Sports  /  Published 17.09.20

Tiger aims to roar back

Tiger Woods hopes to snap his run of lacklustre performances at the US Open this week, nearly a year after his last PGA Tour victory. Woods has yet to finish in the top 10 of any tournament since the...
By Reuters in Mamaroneck

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.09.20

State digest: Mirchaiya Falls to get facelift

To ensure the smooth flow of traffic on Dhanbad’s roads, a team of policemen led by DSP (traffic) Rajesh Kumar on Friday conducted a drive at Randhir Verma Chowk and City Centre chowk against en...
By Our Bureau

Calcutta  /  Published 07.09.20

Tiger claims 3rd victim in Sunderbans

A fisherman who was part of a team that had ventured inside the Sunderbans forests to catch crabs died after being attacked by a tiger while he was cooking on the bank of a creek on Sunday morning, a ...
By Snehal Sengupta in Sunderbans

West Bengal  /  Published 07.09.20

Sundarbans bite southern bait

Several fishermen from North and South 24-Parganas, who lived off the fish netted from rivers and creeks adjacent to the Sunderbans, are migrating to Kerala and Tamil Nadu, driven by tiger attacks and...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta


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