Rajabhatkhawa-Jayanti-Buxa Fort-Santrabari

Planning a Trip to North Bengal? what about visiting Jayanti, Rajabhatkhawa, Santrabari, Buxa Fort under Buxa Tiger Reserve. Accordingly to the 01.01.1999 census, hereunder is the wildlife population (collected from Nature Interpretation Centre, Buxa Tiger Park) Tiger – 32 (24 cubs) Leopard – 70 Lessar Cat – 200 – 300 Civet – 200 – 300 […]

Wednesday, October 14th, 2009

Bison killed after tranquillizer shot

The Statesman reported that two bison strayed out of the Jaldapara and Chilapata forests respectively, and killed two women and injured several others at Ghoksadanga and Mechbill areas of Cooch Behar district yesterday.

Wednesday, October 14th, 2009

CID to probe Rhino’s death

TOI reported today that a CID team is expected to visit Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary today to probe into the incident of killings of two rhinos thereat. Three days ago, poachers killed two rhinos there. On Saturday morning, a bull rhino who had been shot by poachers and then tranquilized by forest guards fell into the […]

Tuesday, October 13th, 2009

National Parks in India – Wiki links

States National Parks of India Andaman & Nicobar Islands Campbell Bay • Galathea • Mahatma Gandhi • Mt. Harriet Island • Middle Button Island • North Button Island • Rani Jhansi • Saddle Peak • South Button Island Andhra Pradesh Kasu Brahmananda Reddy • Mahavir Harina Vanasthali • Mrugavani • Sri Venkateswara Arunachal Pradesh Mouling • Namdapha Assam Dibru-Saikhowa • […]

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009

Darjeeling Tourism – at stake

The recurrent shutdowns and protests by GJM activists has resulted in rapid reduction in the number of tourists this year in Darjeeling. Many of the holiday home operators called us asking for removal of their enlisted holiday homes from our Darjeeling page, there might be more as not all of the operators inform their data […]

Monday, September 7th, 2009