Culture  /  Published 19.06.22

Scars and Stripes

Daulat Singh Shaktawat, 64, can open his lower jaw just enough to be able to take in a morsel. He also takes his artificial eye out of its socket every day, disinfects it and puts it back. It’s ...
By Paromita Kar

News  /  Published 15.04.22

Tech debut in tiger survey in Sunderbans

The Sunderbans is spread across 10,000 sq km, a little above 4,000 sq km of which is in India. The rest is in Bangladesh. The Indian Sunderbans is split between the tiger reserve and the South 24-Parg...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

People  /  Published 02.04.22

The week that should have been

Following Alia Bhatt’s coronation as India’s most valued female celebrity by the Duff & Phelps report, Kangana Ranaut says that the “only reason Alia has come out on top is bec...
By Priyam Marik

West Bengal  /  Published 15.03.22

Adventure calling at safari park

Animal lovers and adventure sports buffs will have more reasons to visit the Bengal Safari Park, the only wild animal safari park in the state located on the fringes of Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary, a...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

News  /  Published 14.03.22

Leopard caught on trap camera keeps Purulia foresters busy

A leopard, clicked by trap cameras in the forests of Purulia in the south-western part of West Bengal, has kept foresters on their toes. The leopard was clicked in the forests of Kotshila, around 280...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata


Opinion  /  Published 24.02.22

The unsung heros

Twelve years ago, in St Petersburg, 13 countries with wild tiger populations came together to sign a summit declaration to double the number of tigers in the wild before the next ‘Year...
By Anamitra Anurag Danda, Debmalya Roy Chowdhury

Opinion  /  Published 19.02.22

Claws clipped: Tiger moms

It is the Year of the Tiger in China but ‘tiger moms’ seem to be passé in that country. China’s tiger moms, the very antithesis of the benign, affectionate mother figure, epit...
By The Editorial Board

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.02.22

Palamau Tiger Reserve seeks translocation of big cats

The Palamau Tiger Reserve in Jharkhand has sent a proposal seeking translocation of tigers from other reserves for making them its permanent residents. “We have sent a proposal through the stat...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 04.01.22

Footage to know why tigers stray

The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) in Bengal will formally request the chief wildlife warden of Bengal seeking footage of cameras installed across the Sunderbans in a bid to understand why royal Bengal tig...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

News  /  Published 08.12.21

Tiger gets caught in trap cage

The tiger that had been straying into a village in the Sunderbans in the last few days was captured in one of the trap cages set up by the forest officials late on Tuesday. According to a forester, t...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta


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