Jharkhand  /  Published 21.08.20

Check dam breaches due to rains

Rains have washed out a major portion of an earthen check dam at Garu Dohar in Garur West range of the tiger reserve Palamau. Sources said more than 35 feet of this earthen check dam have been washed...
By Our Correspondent in Daltonganj

West Bengal  /  Published 13.08.20

Unemployed mason killed in Sunderban tiger attack

A mason in his 40s who lost his job during the lockdown was mauled by a tiger in the Sunderbans when he ventured deep into the forest to catch crabs for a living. Haripada Mandal had set out on a sma...
By Snehal Sengupta in Sunderbans

West Bengal  /  Published 13.08.20

3 cubs at Siliguri park

Shila, the Royal Bengal tigress at the popular Bengal Safari park on Siliguri outskirts, gave birth to triplets on Wednesday.  The birth of three more cubs has increased the tiger population to ...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 13.08.20

Two jumbos electrocuted in Buxa

 Two wild elephants were found electrocuted at the Buxa Tiger Reserve (BTR) in Alipurduar on Wednesday, coincidentally observed as World Elephant Day. Foresters said two elephants came in touch ...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

Opinion  /  Published 10.08.20

A flawed vision: Unmasking India’s tiger counts

For some reason, reports on India’s ‘tiger numbers’ get a lot of people excited. This was the case on July 28, 2020 when a report on the country’s tiger numbers from 2018 was r...
By K. Ullas Karanth


West Bengal  /  Published 04.08.20

Forest job queue amid language haze

Thousands flocked to offices of the state forest department in north Bengal to apply for the contractual job of Bana Sahayak even as chaos prevailed over the Bengali language criterion in the recruitm...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri, Alipurduar

Opinion  /  Published 03.08.20

Hollow cheer: Who's saving the tiger?

The Union environment minister, Prakash Javadekar, said recently that tigers are India’s soft power as the country has 70 per cent of the global population of the big cats. The statement would h...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 29.07.20

Stay wild: Global Tiger Day

Sir — Today is celebrated as Global Tiger Day across countries, in order to raise awareness about the need to conserve tigers and protect their natural habitats. Since the 1970s, steps have been...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 28.07.20

India ready to work with other tiger range nations: Javadekar

India is ready to take a leadership role and work with other tiger range countries for the management of the reserves, Union environment minister Prakash Javadekar said on Tuesday. Speaking on the ev...
By PTI in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 28.07.20

Global Tiger Day at ‘tigerless’ PTR

The hunt is on for the next Jim Corbett, but one without a gun. Palamau Tiger Reserve (PTR), Daltonganj, one of the original nine tiger reserves in India, will hold a story writing and a painting comp...
By Our Correspondent in Daltonganj


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