World  /  Published 22.12.19

Santa is coming... on Wi-Fi

 When Alan Kerr’s daughters confessed that they no longer believed in Santa Claus, he shared a confession of his own.“I told them the truth,” he said. “I work for Santa.”Kerr, an econom...
By Emily S. Rueb/New York Times News Service in New York

India  /  Published 22.12.19

Curfew lifted in Shillong

Curfew was on Sunday morning lifted in Shillong, as no report of violence or arson over the amended Citizenship Act was reported from any part of the city, officials said.People were seen flocking to ...
By PTI in Shillong

West Bengal  /  Published 21.12.19

Lull in Siliguri’s Christmas market

The protests and violence over the Citizenship (Amendment) Act in north Bengal and the Northeast, which have caused disruptions in road and rail movements, has dampened the Christmas mood at markets i...
By Binita Paul in Siliguri

Opinion  /  Published 08.12.18

That time of the year when America gives thanks

Once again, the United States of America gave thanks this year with the annual Thanksgiving parades that took place across the country on November 22. New York City’s famous Macy’s Thanksgiving Da...
By Suhashini Sarkar in

North East  /  Published 18.12.19

Mizoram firecracker ban for Christmas

The Mizoram government has banned firecrackers and other pyrotechnic materials in view of Christmas and New Year celebrations, a senior police officer said on Wednesday.The ban, which is a common prac...
By Henry L. Khojol in Aizawl

World  /  Published 17.12.19

French trade unions cripple transport

French trade unions crippled transport, shut schools and brought demonstrators into the streets on Tuesday in a redoubled effort to force President Emmanuel Macron to ditch a planned pension reform by...
By AP in Paris

World  /  Published 17.12.19

Defining photos of today

By AP in

West Bengal  /  Published 16.12.19

Mamata Banerjee’s Anglo-Indian punch

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee referred to the Centre’s move to do away with seats reserved for the Anglo-Indian community in Parliament and wondered whether it was possible to exclude one community...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar and Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 14.12.19

Heading to Eco Park? Leave food behind

Remember to leave your picnic hampers behind if you are planning a winter outing at New Town’s Eco Park. From Christmas Eve, no one will be allowed to enter the 480-acre park with food from outside,...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 06.01.19

After Christmas and the New Year, a hangover

Deck the halls with boughs of holly, it’s the season to be gloomy. Christmas and New Year bring little cheer, studies have revealed. The elderly feel their loneliness more acutely and the young real...
By The Editorial Board in


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