North East  /  Published 13.01.20

Tourism heaven along the foothills

Nature’s soothing touch, adventure, food and entertainment beckon tourists to a five-day festival at the picturesque Bhairabkunda, located at the Himalayan foothills at the trijunction of Assam, Aru...
By Shajid Khan in Udalguri

West Bengal  /  Published 25.11.18

Protest hits border project

Squatters on a one-hectare plot earmarked to build a bus terminus and a shopping complex at Chamurchi, one of the three points to enter Bhutan from Bengal, demonstrated under Trinamul’s banner on Su...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

Opinion  /  Published 04.05.19

Japan’s silent strength is a reminder to India

Not for nothing was Japan called the Britain of the East. Emperor Hirohito’s phlegmatic “The war situation has developed not necessarily to Japan’s advantage” broadcast on August 15, 1945 famo...
By Sunanda K. Datta-Ray

West Bengal  /  Published 22.10.19

Alipurduar tiger skin likely to be of Manas big cat

The tiger skin seized from two Bhutanese nationals in Alipurduar last Tuesday had been on the for-sale list of suspected poachers for several months, forest officials said. The special task force of ...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 21.10.19

Bonus row shuts tea garden in Alipurduar

The management of a tea estate in Alipurduar has announced suspension of work following disagreements over bonus with the workers.The Sunday night action by the Toorsa Tea Garden in Kalchini block has...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar


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

India  /  Published 27.09.19

Army chopper crashes in Bhutan, both pilots killed

 A Cheetah helicopter of the Indian Army crashed in eastern Bhutan on Friday afternoon, killing both the pilots, official sources said.The single-engine helicopter was on its way from Khirmu in A...
By PTI in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 12.05.20

Elephant herd terror in Udalguri

A herd of 200 wild elephants, that came down from the India-Bhutan border hills here, have entered villages, including Orangajuli, Nonoipara, Segunbari and Bholatar over for the past fortnight, damagi...
By Shajid Khan in Udalguri

India  /  Published 16.11.19

Ayodhya jitters

A press note on the Supreme Court’s Ayodhya verdict issued by the Indian embassy in Bhutan has seeped out to social media, baring before everyone the Narendra Modi government’s worry over how the ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 23.02.19

Singye a roaring success, boosts Indo-Bhutan ties

Singye, the first Indo-Bhutan feature film that had major film expertise contributions from Assam, including the film's co-producer, bagged four awards at the 18th National Film Awards (Bhutan) in Thi...
By Gaurav Das in Guwahati


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