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Indian climber from Kolkata Dipankar Ghosh goes missing above Makalu high camp

Indian climber from Kolkata Dipankar Ghosh goes missing above Makalu high camp

An eminent climber from West Bengal, Dipankar Ghosh, went missing on Friday above the high camp while descending after scaling Mount Makalu, the fifth highest peak in the world.

May 17, 2019 - 03:38 PM IST
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Fear of poaching returns to Sunderbans after Tiger's mysterious death

Fear of poaching returns to Sunderbans after Tiger's mysterious death

Shadow of poaching returned to Sunderbans following the recovery of a Tiger carcass in Sunderban biosphere reserve area. 

Apr 10, 2019 - 04:31 PM IST
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Bimal Gurung's 'comeback' claim, hide 'n' seek whole day

Bimal Gurung's 'comeback' claim, hide 'n' seek whole day

There was hide 'n' seek the whole day. 

Apr 5, 2019 - 04:04 PM IST
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Father-daughter duo held in Kolkata with ivory worth Rs 1.3 crore

Father-daughter duo held in Kolkata with ivory worth Rs 1.3 crore

Kolkata: A huge haul of ivory - in excess of 60 kilos - was seized by Directorate of Revenue Intelligence here on Monday.

Mar 12, 2019 - 05:29 PM IST
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Big Boss: A beckon of light for tiger conservationists in the Sunderbans

Big Boss: A beckon of light for tiger conservationists in the Sunderbans

He is majestic, he is Royal. He is magnificent.

Mar 5, 2019 - 07:19 PM IST
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First time in world, two Himalayan Griffon vultures to be released in nature

First time in world, two Himalayan Griffon vultures to be released in nature

NEW DELHI: Now it's time for the vultures to be set free. Rajabhatkhowa Vulture Conservation Breeding center will soon release the first set of vultures in the wild.  

Feb 7, 2019 - 02:53 PM IST
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Darjeeling zoo to become first zoological park in India to welcome Mishmi Takin

Darjeeling zoo to become first zoological park in India to welcome Mishmi Takin

Mishmi takin, an endangered goat-antelope, can soon be found in a zoo in India. The Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park in Darjeeling is all set to welcome Mishmi takin into its fold.

Jan 19, 2019 - 04:59 PM IST
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Indian mountaineer Satyarup Siddhanta creates world record, becomes youngest to complete 7 summits, seven volcanic summits

Indian mountaineer Satyarup Siddhanta creates world record, becomes youngest to complete 7 summits, seven volcanic summits

Indian mountaineer Satyarup Siddhanta has created a new world record by becoming the youngest in the world to complete both seven summits and seven volcanic summits.

Jan 16, 2019 - 01:35 PM IST
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Missing leopard finds its way back to Siliguri's Bengal Safari Park

Missing leopard finds its way back to Siliguri's Bengal Safari Park

SILIGURI: In an encouraging development, male leopard Sachin - which went missing from Bengal Safari Park on New Year's Day - found its way back to the wildlife park. 

Jan 4, 2019 - 06:16 PM IST
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Indian man on way to become youngest person in world to complete 7 summits and 7 volcanic summits

Indian man on way to become youngest person in world to complete 7 summits and 7 volcanic summits

Leading mountaineer Satyarup Siddhanta is on his way to become the youngest person in the world to achieve a dual feat – climbing both the seven summits and seven volcanic summits.

Jan 8, 2019 - 07:34 PM IST
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