West Bengal  /  Published 11.07.20

Digha tourism faces choppy waters

The state tourism department reopened 10 of its 32 tourist lodges across Bengal. “Ten tourist lodges of our department are open for visitors. Among these, eight are in south Bengal and two in n...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Digha

Calcutta  /  Published 30.06.20

Digha hotels to reopen today

More than 550 hotels in East Midnapore’s Digha will resume operations from Wednesday after remaining closed for more than three months because of the lockdown. Government curbs on going to the ...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 22.05.20

Cyclone delays industry start

Two out of the three most densely packed industrial clusters of Bengal suffered medium to heavy damage as cyclone Amphan pummelled the southern districts of the state, delaying a resumption of busines...
By Anshuman Phadikar, Pinak Ghosh and Sambit Saha in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 18.05.20

Cyclone Amphan to bring relief from swelter

Several districts of Jharkhand are experiencing muggy weather owing to high humidity caused by moisture incursion into the atmosphere, but some relief is on the way.The sweltering heat has upped the d...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 09.01.20

4 Trinamul workers killed in car-truck collision

Four Trinamul workers from Hooghly’s Khanakul were killed and two injured when the car in which they were travelling to Digha for a vacation collided head-on with a truck on NH41 in East Midnapore...
By Anshuman Phadikar and Snehamoy Chakraborty in Tamluk(EastMidnapore)

West Bengal  /  Published 28.12.19

Clean-up of Digha beaches to begin today

Officials of the Digha-Sankarpur Development Authority have decided to conduct “clean-up and awareness” drives along the main beaches of the sea town from Sunday morning. Sources have said several...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Digha

Opinion  /  Published 21.12.19

Need to think ahead

Sir — It is heartening that the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation has started the ‘Meal for Plastic’ scheme in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme. The civic body will se...
By The Telegraph in

West Bengal  /  Published 16.12.19

Strife disrupts tourist flow

Violent protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act and the resultant cancellation of trains have taken a toll on tourism in Bengal, right from the Dooars to Digha.In north Bengal, several touris...
By TT Bureau in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 11.12.19

Business destination Digha

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday launched an initiative to transform Digha, a dusty sea town in East Midnapore, into a tourism hotspot-cum-convention centre in Bengal by flagging off the st...
By Devadeep Purohit in Digha

Culture  /  Published 31.08.19

Hello, Hilsa!

Rains alone do not a Bengal monsoon make. There must be the ilish — or hilsa — on the plate, redolent with its unique goodness. Ilish fried along with its roe and served with the oil it is cooked ...
By Moumita Chaudhuri in


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