Lifestyle  /  Published 25.10.21

Raise the bar with these offbeat, festive Diwali gifts

  Wall Art Plates: This hand-painted ceramic plate by Nandita Mukundan makes for a great accent piece. It has a pre-attached wall mount but also works as table decor as it has a foldable displ...
By Aatreyee Mohanta

Opinion  /  Published 25.10.21

Torn fabric: Fabindia witch-hunt

Social media has been weaponized by bigots to proverbially beat up pliant victims. The recent storm in the social media tea cup over Fabindia’s introduction of a new collection titled ‘Jas...
By The Editorial Board

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.10.21

Vigil to check decibel demon

The regional office of Jharkhand State Pollution Control Board (JSPCB) in Adityapur  will monitor noise pollution in as many as 13 places, two more than last year,  and ambient air...
By Pinaki Majumdar

Opinion  /  Published 24.10.21

Who joined the dots?

And all of a sudden we are offended because the bindis have gone missing. So much outrage, but not for the continuing Covid-19, not for Lakhimpur Kheri, not for Captain’s manoeuvres. And though ...
By Upala Sen

India  /  Published 20.10.21

Bihar: Covid test mandatory for visitors

The Bihar government has made Covid-19 test mandatory for those coming from other states during Diwali and Chhath festivals, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said on Monday. Talking to reporters on the si...
By PTI in Patna


Jharkhand  /  Published 19.10.21

Let Jeevika light up your Diwali this time

Diwali diyas modelled and painted by students of a school for the  intellectually impaired are selling fast in the run-up to the festival of lights on November 4. Students of Jeevika, a Jamshedp...
By Jayesh Thaker

Calcutta  /  Published 26.11.20

Cracker-free Diwali at New Town

Asutosh Anurag thus was in a much-wanted league. “I used to dance regularly in school and college. Three years ago, I danced again for a puja event in my complex. So though I have never danced d...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in New Town

Calcutta  /  Published 26.11.20

1,000 lamps lit by elderly at Swapno Bhor, New Town

“Despite the pandemic the Diwali ambience is better this year,” said Kakoli Bose of Eastern High, lighting a diya. “Last year I stayed cooped up at home in fear of the crackers but t...
By Brinda Sarkar in Salt Lake

Jharkhand  /  Published 19.11.20

Steel city flouts noise norms

The residential area of Indira Chowk at Adityapur recorded 94.5 decibel during the window period against 93 decibel last year, both readings way above permissible limits of 55 decibel during day ...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 18.11.20

Diwali: norms flouted, none booked

The JSPCB order set a time limit of two hours, from 8pm to 10pm, for bursting firecrackers across the state, and allowed only “green crackers” in at least 14 urban areas of Jharkhand, incl...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi


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