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Timber Smuggler
West Bengal  /  Published 07.01.22

Timber worth Rs 50 lakh seized

A team of Birpara police station in Alipurduar district seized an illegal consignment of timber on Wednesday night from a truck and arrested the driver. Police sources said the truck, loaded with aro...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 03.10.21

Timber worth Rs 40 lakh seized, 2 held

The foresters of Baikunthapur forest division seized illegal Burmese teak estimated around Rs 40 lakh from Fulbari, on the outskirts of Siliguri, on Saturday afternoon and arrested two residents of Ha...
By The Telegraph in Siliguri

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

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.10.20

Vigilantes damage eye of wood ‘smuggler’

More than 30 villagers assaulted an alleged timber smuggler on Sunday night leading to damage in his right eye and kept him hostage for over 10 hours at a village in Shikaripara block of Jharkhand&rsq...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 19.09.20

STATE DIGEST: Illegal lubricant factory in Dhanbad busted

Sampling of as many as 8400 people has been done through Rapid Antigen Tests. This was the third such mega camp organised by the district administration. The test results will be declared on Saturday...
By Our Bureau

West Bengal  /  Published 14.07.20

Foresters raid athlete’s house

The special task force of the Bengal forest department raided the house of athlete Swapna Burman near here on Monday and served her family a notice seeking purchase documents of the timber found at he...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.05.20

Timber glare on PTR officials

A group of around 200 villagers on Tuesday recovered a huge haul of timber from the forest patrol camp at Saidup in the core area of Palamau Tiger Reserve (PTR) and stumbled upon a saw mill operating ...
By Our Correspondent in Daltonganj

West Bengal  /  Published 13.01.20

Forest guards fire, villager dies

One person died when forest guards opened fire to quell a group of alleged timber smugglers in the Jaldapara National Park early on Monday morning. But residents of Mantharam in the Kodalbusty range o...
By Our correspondent in Alipurduar


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