West Bengal  /  Published 02.06.22

Train Mitali on debut run to Dhaka

A two-day international seminar on “Revisiting Partition: Social Cultural and Literary Context(s)” was organised by the english and sociology departments of North Bengal St Xavier’s ...
By Bireswar Banerjee

News  /  Published 30.05.22

India-Bangladesh train services resume after two years: Officials

Passenger train services -Maitree Express and Bandhan Express- between Bangladesh and India resumed on Sunday, two years after it was paused due to the outbreak of coronavirus, according to Bangladesh...

North East  /  Published 28.05.22

Agartala-Calcutta buses to resume

The Agartala-Calcutta bus service via Dhaka will resume from June 10 after a hiatus of over two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic, an official of the Tripura government said on Saturday. The bus ser...
By Our bureau and PTI in Agartala

West Bengal  /  Published 20.05.22

New train to Dhaka from June 1

Mitali Express — the new passenger train between New Jalpaiguri and Dhaka — is all set to debut from June 1. The railway board under the Union ministry of railways has said that the servi...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

World  /  Published 19.05.22

Death for selling girl in India

A Bangladeshi couple were sentenced to death by a tribunal on Wednesday for selling a 17-year-old girl to a brothel in India, media reports said. The Khulna Women and Children Repression Prevention T...
By PTI in Dhaka


World  /  Published 28.04.22

Jaishankar arrives in Bangladesh

  External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Thursday arrived here in Bangladesh on a brief official visit during which he will call on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and hold bilateral talks with ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Dhaka

Food  /  Published 27.04.22

An Iftari food trail through Dhaka’s Chowkbazar

As we crawled our way back home in the wee hours of the morning, I had an epiphany — in Dhaka, Benjamin Franklin probably would have to reconsider one of his most famous philosophies because peo...
By Pinaki Bhattacharya

News  /  Published 26.04.22

Agartala-Kolkata bus service via Dhaka set to resume after two years

After a two-year hiatus due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Agartala-Kolkata international bus service via Dhaka would resume from Thursday, an official said. A 40-seater bus is set to begin its journe...

World  /  Published 03.04.22

Dhaka: Woman abused for sporting bindi

A woman professor of a private college in Bangladesh has alleged that she was harassed and threatened to kill by a "man in police uniform" for wearing a bindi, a media report said on Sunday....
By Our Bureau, PTI in Dhaka

News  /  Published 28.03.22

Kolkata traffic second noisiest in India, 11th in the world

Kolkata’s traffic is the second noisiest in India and 11th in the world, according to a recent UN report. The measurements were made in traffic areas. The city has fared marginally better in tra...
By Rohan Datta


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