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Kolkata zoo probes escape of zebra

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 18:52

Alipore zoo authorities here are investigating the matter of escape of a male zebra Wednesday from an enclosure where it was undergoing treatment. The animal has been captured and put in a separate area.

`Narayana Murthy to adopt animal at Kolkata zoo`

Last Updated: Friday, August 02, 2013, 19:37

In a major boost to animal conservation, the latest request to adopt an animal at India`s oldest zoological park - Kolkata`s Alipore Zoo - has come from Infosys chairman N.R. Narayana Murthy.

Teacher who killed child sent to judicial custody

Last Updated: Saturday, May 18, 2013, 18:22

A lady teacher who was arrested for allegedly banging a class III student`s head against a wall as punishment leading to his death was on Saturday remanded to 14 days judicial custody.

Baby giraffe dead, hours after birth at Lucknow zoo

Last Updated: Monday, May 06, 2013, 18:37

For 14 months, anxious animal lovers waited for a pregnant giraffe at the Lucknow zoo to give birth. All the hope turned to gloom, when the baby giraffe died, soon after birth, officials said.

Bengal to set up rescue centres for stray jumbos

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 27, 2012, 20:22

West Bengal government is planning to set up two `Elephant Rescue Centres` on a pilot basis.

Jail authorities hold rehabilitation art workshop

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 22, 2012, 12:32

Authorities at Kolkata`s Alipore Jail organised an art workshop as part of their rehabilitation programme for inmates.

First art workshop outside prison for Alipore jail inmates

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 22, 2012, 09:26

In a first of its kind, an art workshop involving convict-artists and professional painters was held away from a prison in Kolkata.

First art workshop outside prison for Alipore jail inmates

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 21, 2012, 17:54

In a first of its kind, an art workshop involving convict-artists and professional painters was held away from a prison.

60 spotted deer to be sent to Sunderban Park

Last Updated: Saturday, August 07, 2010, 19:46

Alipore zoo authorities here have decided to release 60 spotted deer into Sunderbans Tiger Reserve to improve the food supply of Bengal tigers, which usually strayinto villages and attacks people.