North East  /  Published 26.10.22

House doubling as museum sealed

Goalpara district rural development agency had on Monday issued a showcause notice to Mahar Ali...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 03.10.22

Official’s body found after 3 days

Residents sighted body of circle officer Sanju Das, 39, floating in the river around 11am...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 27.08.22

Rediscovery of a river explorer

C.R. Rai, a former bureaucrat, has revived memories of Kinthup in his book Darjeeling: The Unhealed Wound...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

Places  /  Published 05.07.22

A bus-and-ferry journey from Kolkata to Dhaka — before the Padma Bridge

A traveller recounts the romance and wonders of past journeys on the river ...
By Rangan Datta

West Bengal  /  Published 03.07.22

Anti-flood cash hope for Bengal

Sources in the department say it will have detailed plans to build embankments along Torsha and Jaldhaka...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri


Books  /  Published 01.07.22

Heart’s tales

The poignancy of the tales penned by Keki N. Daruwalla makes them worth reading...
By Nandini Bhattacharya

Books  /  Published 19.11.21

A beauty in braids

'The Braided River' is not just the tale of a journey downriver, but a lucid and rich account of the history, environment, people, sensibilities and culture of a region...
By Priyank Patel

West Bengal  /  Published 23.10.21

Funds plea to Brahmaputra river board

Questions raised by Bengal govt as to why they are not being allocated for protection of the banks of rivers flowing through districts of north Bengal...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

North East  /  Published 10.09.21

Ferry crash lens on PM's unfulfilled promises

The mishap was the result of a collision between two ferries about 50 metres from the bank of the Brahmaputra at Neematighat in Jorhat district on Wednesday afternoon...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 08.09.21

Assam: 2 boats collide in river, many missing

More than 120 passengers were on board but many of them were rescued by the government-owned vessel 'Tripkai'...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Jorhat


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