SILIGURI - Forest officials seized 46 Indian soft shell turtles from two smugglers in Siliguri.
CHAMBAL - Natural breeding of Ghariyals or, the Indian alligators in Chambal river here has delighted residents and authorities, as it reflects a favourable sign for reptiles’ conservation.
SHIMLA - The unrestricted growth of simian population in Shimla has forced the authorities to step- in, to control its numbers.
NAGPUR - A number of farmers seeking rainfall in Nagpur city organised wedding of two frogs on Saturday to please the Rain Gods and hoped their region would soon receive monsoon showers.
DHANBAD - A dead snake was found in mid-day meals served to students of a primary school in Jharkhand’s Dhanbad district on Tuesday.
CHIPOHA VILLAGE - Fed up with the prolonged dry spell in the region, villagers in Assam married off frogs in a unique custom to please the rain god, asking for an early monsoon.
KOLKATA - Railway staff has rescued over 1000 turtles from smugglers at the Howrah Railway station. It has handed over the turtles to the forest department.
PATNA - A happy Raj Kumari Devi Wednesday woke up tension free and ‘upbeat’ after her pet dog Chhotu won a legal battle in a Bihar court.
JODHPUR - A resident of Jodhpur has designed a miniature cooler to provide relief to his pet birds from the scorching heat.