The environment ministry has been pulled by the Supreme Court for not taking steps to stop casualty of elephants in train accidents. The apex court also condemned the decision of West Bengal government to sterilise elephants.

The forest department will conduct rhino census at Gorumara National Park spread over an area of over 88 square kilometres and other adjacent forestlands on Wednesday and Thursday.

Alipurduar, June 10: The railways have decided to saw off trees along the 167km-long tracks in the Dooars after two trains had back-to-back narrow escapes when trees fell on the line during a storm

‘JICA to give Rs. 400 crore long-term soft loan'

The West Bengal Government is set to sign an agreement with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) for a Rs. 400 crore long-term soft loan for the conservation of wildlife and biodiversity.

Siliguri, Feb. 17: The forest department will for the first time conduct a bison census in Gorumara National Park and Chapramari Wildlife Sanctuary later this month.