Opinion  /  Published 24.01.22

Read between the lines

On December 17, the wild life (protection) amendment bill, 2021 was introduced in the Lok Sabha. It seeks to amend a law which has been the bedrock of conservation in India. Any changes will thus have...
By Prerna Singh Bindra

News  /  Published 22.01.22

Clean-up drive at Indian Botanic Garden after Amphan wreckage

The carcasses of three fishing cats, allegedly poisoned to death, were found at a village in Bagnan, Howrah district, on Thursday afternoon. The carcasses were found dumped in an open area off a road...
By Anasuya Basu in Howrah

Entertainment  /  Published 21.01.22

Rannvijay gets candid about Safari India

Do you have some stories to share from what you encountered? I came across many amazing stories of people who are working with the government, who are doctors, researchers, tribals from across the se...
By Saionee Chakraborty

West Bengal  /  Published 21.01.22

Three held with pangolin scales

Three persons, all residents of north India, were arrested after around 48 kilos of pangolin scales were recovered from their possession in Siliguri early on Thursday. According to forest sources, a ...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 20.01.22

GPS-tagged turtles set free for observation

Sunderbans Tiger Reserve authorities on Tuesday tagged GPS transmitters to a batch of 12 “highly threatened” northern river Terrapin turtles, also known as the “Batagur Baska”,...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta


North East  /  Published 20.01.22

Assam: KP praise for rhino protection

Former England cricketer and wildlife conservationist Kevin Pietersen on Wednesday hailed efforts for protecting wildlife in India while responding to a tweet on the sharp decline in rhino poaching in...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

News  /  Published 19.01.22

Sunderbans date for national tiger census

The pan-India tiger count moved into the South 24-Parganas forest division of the Sunderbans on Tuesday, with the installation of trap cameras, said forest officials. “In total, 161 pairs of tr...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 19.01.22

Parrots seized by BSF die

As many as 97 green parrot hatchlings seized from smugglers recently turned out to have died in the custody of customs authorities in North 24-Parganas’s Tentulia. The incident reportedly came ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

News  /  Published 15.01.22

BSF rescues more than 140 indigenous parakeets on Bangladesh border

The BSF rescued more than 140 indigenous parakeets, several of which are a few days old and were allegedly being smuggled, at Tarali in North 24-Parganas district early on Friday.  A patrol team...
By Snehal Sengupta

News  /  Published 12.01.22

Bird count almost 6,000 at Santragachhi Jheel

Roy said the bird count exercise required use of telescopes and cameras with powerful telephoto lenses. According to him, they had formed two teams and scattered around the periphery of the water body...
By Snehal Sengupta in Howrah


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