Entertainment  /  Published 26.02.21

Akriti, Shaan team up for Bengal Tiger

Do you have favourites among the contestants? We are like a family. I have started calling Anushka and Bidipta my Puchki No. 1 and 2.  There is so much more to their personalities. Since Septembe...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in

India  /  Published 23.02.21

Tigers inbreeding due to habitat loss: Study

While Indian tigers have the highest genetic variation compared to other subspecies of the feline across the world, their populations continue to be fragmented by loss of habitat, leading to inbreedin...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 23.02.21

Coming soon: Mini zoo for rescued tigers

The state forest department has started to construct a mini zoo at the South Khayerbari Nature Park here. According to senior forest officials, tigers, especially those rescued from circuses, will be...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

India  /  Published 12.01.21

Relocated tiger flees from Rajaji Tiger Reserve

  A tiger translocated recently to Rajaji Tiger Reserve has fled from its Motichoor range creating panic among people living in the periphery of the forest area. The five-year-old male tiger dr...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Rishikesh

India  /  Published 07.01.21

India prods Lanka on Tamils

The 13th Amendment led to the creation of provincial councils but the promised devolution of power never took place. Last year, Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa told European Union envoys that ...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi


Calcutta  /  Published 28.12.20

Tiger fitted with radio collar in Sunderbans

An adult male tiger was fitted with a radio collar before being released in the Harikhali forest of the Sunderbans to study it’s behaviour and track its whereabouts in the mangroves. The exerci...
By Snehal Sengupta, Debraj Mitra in Sunderbans

India  /  Published 30.11.20

Madhya Pradesh loses 290 tigers in 19 years

Madhya Pradesh has lost 290 tigers over the last 19 years but the central Indian state still has more than 675 tigers, including 125 cubs, in the designated reserves and in the wild, a top Forest depa...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Bhopal

Calcutta  /  Published 08.10.20

Trapped tiger released in wild

The tiger, a male aged around “five-six years”, was released into Chulkata forest in the South 24-Parganas division of the Sunderbans, on the banks of the Thakuran river and not far from J...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 07.10.20

Tiger strays into Sunderbans village

A tiger was captured in a trap cage in the patch of forest on the edge of Baikanthapur 6 on Tuesday evening. The trap had been laid because the tiger spotted earlier was expected to come back for the ...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 06.10.20

Tiger drags fisherman into Jhila forest

A tiger was spotted on Monday evening seated on a brick pathway in Baikanthapur village in the Kultali Block in Baruipur, South 24-Parganas. Cops from Maipith coastal police station and forest offici...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta


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