May 31, 2020 10:28 am
Rattled by the Covid outbreak, and struggling to cope with the return of migrant workers in the middle of a lockdown, the Sundarbans woke up to Cyclone Amphan 10 days ago.
August 01, 2018 11:20 am
Last year, the High Court of Bangladesh directed the Government not to approve any industrial development within the 10-kilometre buffer zone of the reserved forest, but according to UNESCO, approvals continue to be given.
June 13, 2017 1:30 pm
According to BSF sources, the cost of the installation of the Infra-ray pillars per kilometre will be around Rs 25-30 lakh.
March 30, 2015 1:55 am
The incident took place at Piyali Island Tourist lodge around 1.45 am when the gang scaled the boundary wall.
February 15, 2015 1:00 am
Residents of the sinking Ghoramara island in the Sunderbans have been moving inland for the last decade or so, but how long can they do so?
February 12, 2015 12:53 am
To stop the degradation of Sunderbans, green crusader Subhas Datta has submitted a report to the National Green Tribunal.
October 29, 2014 10:48 pm
The idea behind this is to attract the industrialists to invest in fields like infrastructural development and tourism in the area.
July 16, 2014 4:08 am
Of planned 778-km embankment, only 21 km built in three years.
October 30, 2013 3:55 am
After successfully hatching critically endangered Batagur turtles in captivity,officials at the Sunderbans Tiger Reserve (STR) would release a batch of the hatchlings in the Sunderbans mid-2014.
March 30, 2013 3:45 am
A private firm has come up with helicopter service for the tourists in Kolkata,who can take a 10-minute chopper ride to see the aerial views of city landmarks such as river Hooghly,Howrah Bridge,Victoria memorial.