Places  /  Published 25.05.22

In the lap of nature: Scenic tea estate experiences in and around West Bengal

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By Ujjainee Roy

Food  /  Published 25.05.22

Makaibari and ‘meetha paan’: Recalling Feluda’s epicurean favourites

It’s no surprise that Feluda also had a sweet tooth. In Bombaiyer Bombete, Lalmohan babu fetches some sweets from Kallol Mistanna Bhandar, located on Mirzapur Street. Jatayu opted for Kallol&rsq...
By Barnini Maitra Chakraborty, Bikas Mukhopadhyay

West Bengal  /  Published 25.05.22

Gurung begins strike

GJM supremo Bimal Gurung on Wednesday began an indefinite hunger strike to press for deferment of the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration polls and inclusion of a certain portion of land under its j...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

Food  /  Published 24.05.22

All about the ‘Kareenamisu’ that’s trending from this Kalimpong home chef’s kitchen

What are some of the best-sellers on the menu? Neena’s Lasagna, flat pasta filled with sage, melted cheese, veggies/ chicken, and The Quiche Lorraine, a pastry crust filled with savoury custard,...
By Karo Christine Kumar

West Bengal  /  Published 24.05.22

Seminar season in Darjeeling

A season of seminars has started in the Darjeeling hills before the advent of the monsoon. Sikkim-Darjeeling Ekikaran Manch, a group that calls for the unification of Darjeeling and Sikkim, has decid...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling


West Bengal  /  Published 22.05.22

Third International Tea Day celebrated

The third International Tea Day was celebrated across the world on Saturday. In 2019, the UN General Assembly had marked May 21 as the International Day for Tea to promote production and consumption ...
By Our Siliguri Correspondent

West Bengal  /  Published 22.05.22

Cinchona plea to CM: Promote staff

Anit Thapa, president of the Bharatiya Gorkha Prajatantrik Morcha, has written to chief minister Mamata Banerjee requesting her to resolve the stasis in promotions of workers at cinchona plantations i...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 21.05.22

Bengal govt appoints GTA poll officials

The Bengal government on Friday appointed three returning officers and 60 assistant returning officers for elections to the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration. The subdivisional officers of Darjee...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 20.05.22

Kareena Kapoor spotted at Darjeeling’s Capitol Hall

Kareena is in the hills to shoot for an untitled film directed by Sujoy Ghosh. She alighted at Gandhi Road and walked to the hall. Police personnel posted for her security tried to stop people from cl...
By Vivek Chhetri

Places  /  Published 19.05.22

This idyllic farmstay is a little-known gem in Takdah Cantonment

How to get there: Kaleege House, in Takdah Cantt. is located midway between the towns of Darjeeling and Kalimpong. From New Jalpaiguri/Siliguri, you can reserve a vehicle to Takdah Cantonment. From ...
By Karo Christine Kumar


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