Darjeeling politics descends into drama of absurdity

From exchanging political and moral science books to ploughing rice fields, politicians in the Darjeeling hill...

Fake Aadhaar card racket busted, 5 held

Five persons were arrested from Nimti Jhora tea estate for allegedly running a fake Aadhaar card racket in Ali...

TMC leaders to reach Tripura today

A high-level Trinamul Congress delegation from Bengal will visit Tripura on Wednesday to assess the northeaste...

Dhanbad traders seek PM’s help

Reeling from the impact of pandemic induced slowdown, over lakh traders are facing the survival risk due to th...

State hikes DA for govt staff

The Jharkhand government has decided to raising dearness allowances (DA) of its employees to 28 per cent with ...

Ranchi church denies ‘fake news’

Ranchi Archdiocese of the Catholic Church refuted “fake news” by certain electronic channels along...

North East  /  Published 05.12.19

Axone dishes out a different fare in fest

A 96-minute feature film, Axone (aroma), based on experiences of northeasterners in major cities outside the region, was screened on the first day of the two-day Glocal International Film Festival whi...
By Bhadra Gogoi in Dimapur

North East  /  Published 05.12.19

Women hit streets over onion in Tinsukia

By Mukesh Kumar Singh in Dhubri

West Bengal  /  Published 29.12.18

Metro Rail and courage to say sorry to Calcutta

Singapore: A Singapore commuter train bumps into another standing at a station because of a signalling glitch in November last year. Around 30 people are injured but none grievously. The city state’...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 29.12.18

Marathon veteran who has done Antarctica back for Route 55

Nihar Ray has run marathons in all seven continents, the one in Antarctica culminating in the additional challenge of a dip in icy waters.At 70, his eyes still light up at the opportunity of running a...
By Rith Basu in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 04.12.19

How to shield against ATM fraud

Police suspect a gang had stolen card details of many of the victims through skimmers they had installed in ATMs in Calcutta and used the data to withdraw money from cash vending machines in Delhi.Her...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 29.12.18

Darjeeling party begins below freezing point

The mercury dropped to minus one degree Celsius in Darjeeling town on Saturday, leaving areas in the vicinity carpeted with ice and cheering tourists.In Sikkim, the temperature plumbed two degrees Cel...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 04.12.19

None to receive me at CU, says governor

Jagdeep Dhankhar, the governor and chancellor of state universities, reached Calcutta University on Wednesday afternoon and waited for some time in front of the locked room of the vice-chancellor befo...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 29.12.18

Seven poachers held with tiger parts

Kaziranga National Park authorities arrested seven poachers during an operation at Bokakhat on Friday night.Forest officials recovered a huge quantity of tiger skin, bones, nails and teeth of Royal Be...
By Our Correspondent in Tezpur

North East  /  Published 29.12.18

No need for name game over Bogibeel: Goyal

Union railway minister Piyush Goyal on Saturday said there is no need to get involved in controversies relating to the naming of Bogibeel bridge and added both Assam and Arunachal Pradesh would gain e...
By Abinash Kalita in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 29.12.18

JU stamp on twin courses by Caring Minds

Jadavpur University will recognise two courses to be offered by Caring Minds, an organisation that helps people in need of support for their emotional well-being.Caring Minds will offer a one-year dip...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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