North East  /  Published 23.12.19

Curfew dims Christmas cheer

Carol singing, which is one of the main hallmarks during the days leading up to Christmas, was affected this year because of night curfew in the city.Churches in the city are yet to complete preparati...
By Ali Fauz Hassan in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 20.12.19

Easterly wind halts Celsius slide

The mercury, tipped to drop below 10 degrees Celsius on Friday, settled at more than a notch higher because winds from Bangladesh have been entering the city since Thursday evening and reducing the in...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 20.12.19

Christmas cheer for orphanage inmates

Mizoram governor P.S. Sreedharan Pillai on Friday said caring for the poor, orphaned and underprivileged people was truly a divine ministry. Accompanied by his wife Reetha Sreedharan, Pillai paid a vi...
By Henry L. Khojol in Aizawl

Books  /  Published 20.12.19

Not a very merry Christmas for one and all

Christmas is not the happiest time of the year, especially in literature. While a lavish Dickensian feast may be the first image that a literary Christmas brings to mind, it could be instructive to as...
By Srimoyee Bagchi in


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