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Bengal to set up rescue centres for stray jumbos

March 27th, 2012 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 27 (IANS) In a bid to reduce man-elephant conflict and rehabilitate jumbos driven away from the herd, the West Bengal government is planning to set up two 'Elephant ... Read more...

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Kolkata ushers in New Year on merry note

January 1st, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 1 (IANS) The residents of Kolkata welcomed the New Year on a note of merriment Sunday with huge crowds thronging to various tourist and picnic spots and popular ... Read more...

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Kolkata welcomes New Year with picnics and prayers

January 1st, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 1 (IANS) Hundreds of Kolkatans thronged various tourist spots, churches and crowded the popular Dakshineswar Temple to usher in 2011 on a note of merriment Saturday.Tourism hot-spots like the Alipore ... Read more...

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Leopards to be relocated in West Bengal

December 20th, 2010 - 9:24 pm ICT by ANI
By Rik Sundar SasmalJalpaiguri (West Bengal), Dec.20 (ANI): Three leopards will be shifted from the Khayerbari animal rescue centre of West Bengal's Jalpaiguri District to the Alipore Zoo in Kolkata.The shifting leopards ... Read more...

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Security tightened in Bengal ahead of Independence Day

August 14th, 2010 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 14 (IANS) Exit and entry points to Kolkata have been kept under intense vigil as part of enhanced security across West Bengal ahead of the country's 64th Independence Day Sunday, ... Read more...

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Alipore Zoo’s 60 spotted deer to be sent to Sunderban Park

August 7th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by ANI
By Sankha GhoshKolkata, Aug 7 (ANI): 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 ... Read more...

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Chimpanzee dies in Alipore zoo

June 26th, 2010 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 26 (IANS) A 24-year-old male chimpanzee housed in the Alipore zoo here died Saturday after a prolonged illness, an official said. "It was due to prolonged illness that the chimpanzee - ... Read more...

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Chimpanzee dies at Kolkata zoo

April 8th, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 8 (IANS) A full-grown chimpanzee died after falling from a tree trunk at Alipur zoological garden in the West Bengal capital Thursday, an official said. According to sources, the incident took ... Read more...

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Kolkatans start new year with prayers and picnics

January 1st, 2010 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 1 (IANS) Churches and temples saw huge crowds, people went for picnics and had family outings - Kolkatans spent the first day of 2010 in different ways. People cutting across religious ... Read more...

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Rush to see Brazilian monkeys at Chhattisgarh zoo

August 31st, 2009 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bhilai (Chhattisgarh), Aug 31 (IANS) A zoo of the state-run Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL) in Chhattisgarh's Bhilai town recorded a high turnout Sunday as visitors thronged to have a glimpse ... Read more...

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Stolen Brazilian monkeys found in Chhattisgarh

August 29th, 2009 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 29 (IANS) A 35-year-old man has been arrested in Chhattisgarh for illegally caging seven rare Brazilian monkeys that were stolen from Kolkata-based Alipore zoo this month, police said Saturday. "We acted ... Read more...

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