World  /  Published 18.08.19

Hungary's Iron Curtain fell but fence rose

Thirty years ago on Monday, Hungarian border guards for the first time allowed people from communist East Germany to cross freely into Austria and hundreds of them rejoiced. The Iron Curtain was passi...
By Reuters

World  /  Published 02.04.19

Berlin zoo unveils name of latest polar bear cub

It's Hertha.Berlin's Tierpark zoo has unveiled the much-anticipated name of its new star attraction, a four-month-old polar bear cub.Hertha, born on December 1, 2018, is named after the German capital...
By AP in Berlin

India  /  Published 20.02.20

Jaishankar holds meeting with German counterpart

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Wednesday held a 'very good meeting' with his German counterpart Heiko Maas, and discussed a range of bilateral and global issues including counter-terrorism,...
By PTI in Berlin

North East  /  Published 16.02.19

Rima’s Bulbul sings of glory

Bulbul Can Sing by Rima Das has received the Special Mention from the Generation 14plus International Jury at the Berlin International Film Festival, popularly known as Berlinale, in Germany.Berlinale...
By Abdul Gani in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 26.02.19

Two brilliant non-fiction films about families

At the Berlin Film Festival that concluded recently, I saw two very different non-fiction films about families. Midnight Traveler is shot entirely on three different mobile phones, the footage gathere...
By Ruchir Joshi


West Bengal  /  Published 20.02.19

Darjeeling zoo's takin dies of stomach ailment

One of the five takins brought to the Darjeeling zoo from Berlin has died from stomach infection.Rajendra Jakher, the director of the Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, said: “Ten-month-old ma...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

World  /  Published 03.04.20

Germany sex workers homeless

Foreign prostitutes working in Germany have been made homeless after brothels closed due to the coronavirus outbreak and borders snapped shut, making it difficult for them to go home. Authorities in t...
By Reuters in Berlin

World  /  Published 07.09.19

Berlin clamour to name pandas ‘Hong’ and ‘Kong’

When a Berlin newspaper asked its readers to help name two pandas born at the Berlin zoo last week, the contest quickly became weighted with political symbolism and risked the ire of Beijing, which ha...
By Christopher F. Schuetze/New York Times News Service in Berlin

Opinion  /  Published 21.11.19

Come together

Sir — A slab from the Berlin Wall — a symbol of divisiveness — inscribed with an appeal to the president of the United States of America to honour the country’s dedication to a world without w...
By The Telegraph

West Bengal  /  Published 04.02.20

Eat shoots and leave for Berlin

By TT Bureau in Calcutta


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