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Pregnant elephant killed by goods train passing through north Bengal sanctuary

The female elephant apparently came out of the Panijhora jungle and tried to enter the Chapramari forest when the incident took place

For representational purposes only. (File Photo)
Updated on Aug 10, 2023 08:32 PM IST

Two elephants killed by lightning strike in north Bengal: Forest officials

Though the elephants seemed to have died because of lightning strike, the post mortem is being conducted following standard procedure

Local villagers spotted the dead elephants on Wednesday morning and informed the forest officers. (Representative file image)
Updated on Jun 21, 2023 06:34 PM IST

Sikkim, West Bengal sign agreement to ease travel for tourists, boost tourism

The agreement will allow West Bengal-registered commercial vehicles to drop tourists at their hotels in different travel destinations of Sikkim. 

Sikkim, West Bengal sign agreement to ease travel for tourists in a bid to boost tourism (Unsplash)
Updated on Jul 07, 2022 09:40 AM IST
PTI | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Siliguri

Two arrested in Jalpaiguri with leopard, pangolin skins

When the skins were being transported to Dooars from Bhutan on Tuesday, the smugglers were intercepted at Batabari in Jalpaiguri district, officials said.

One leopard skin and 2 kg of pangolin skin were seized. (Representation purpose)(HT file photo)
Updated on Jan 06, 2022 02:44 PM IST
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