Jharkhand  /  Published 18.01.21

Jharkhand objects to 3rd rail track in tiger reserve

The wildlife issues related to a proposal for laying a third railway track through a part of Palamau Tiger Reserve (PTR) is unlikely to be resolved at a meeting scheduled to be held in New Delhi on We...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 13.01.21

Tuskers head home, foresters alert

Five separate herds of elephants are on their way to the Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary and could return home anytime, thus alerting foresters, who have taken a host of measures to ensure their safety along...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshdepur

Books  /  Published 12.01.21

Wild Gujarat: a collector’s edition for those who love to explore the wild

Gujarat tourism is synonymous to the Gir National Park and now, there are two wildlife enthusiasts who want to change your mind about this. Home to some of the rarest of wildlife and plethora of flora...
By Shrestha Saha in

Calcutta  /  Published 07.01.21

Encounter on road with striped hyena

A hyena was allegedly killed, beheaded and chopped into pieces by some residents of a village in Purulia in July last year. Forest officials had suspected it to have been a retaliatory killing after t...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 07.01.21

Dooars: animal alert for trains

Officials of the Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) are working on a proposal to install sophisticated sensors along the Dooars rail route to curb accidental deaths of wild animals on tracks. The 158-k...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri


West Bengal  /  Published 07.01.21

Cops seize over 3,000 turtles in trucks

Police seized 3,396 Indian softshell turtles, apparently meant to be smuggled to Bangladesh, from two mini-trucks at two spots under the Barrackpore police commissionerate on Wednesday. Titagarh poli...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Barrackpore

Calcutta  /  Published 30.12.20

600 softshell turtles rescued

More than 600 Indian softshell turtles, some of them dead, were seized from the courtyard of a fish trader’s house in Naihati, North 24-Parganas, on Tuesday morning. The trader’s son...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 29.12.20

Residents, NGOs rescue birds

Nylon nets spread over ponds in the city and on the fringes to keep birds away are maiming and killing them, foresters, NGOs and residents who rescue them said. Metro had reported in November how a w...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.12.20

Jute jackets for Champa & Rajni

Champa and Rajni, two domesticated female elephants at Dalma wildlife sanctuary, are beating the chill with jute jackets. With minimum temperature hovering around 6 degree Celcius at the elephant abo...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshdepur

West Bengal  /  Published 21.12.20

Crowd-puller leopard no more

Sachin, a male leopard at Bengal Safari Park on the outskirts of Siliguri, who had shot to fame in January 2019 for escaping from his enclosure and coming back on his own, died on Saturday. He was 12....
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri


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