India  /  Published 24.04.21

Covid: Oxygen runs low, 25 ‘sickest’ patients die

By PTI, Our Bureau in New Delhi

India  /  Published 24.04.21

Kejri goes live with oxygen request

By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi

India  /  Published 24.04.21

Car falls in Ganga near Patna, 9 die

Nine persons of a family met a watery grave when a pick-up van fell off a dilapidated pontoon bridge across the Ganga near Danapur in Patna district on Friday. The deceased included four women and th...
By Dev Raj in Patna

West Bengal  /  Published 09.04.21

A hungry Ganga and apathy have upended lives

The Ganga, considered sacred by Hindus, is an epitome of amity in Bengal. Unlike most states upstream, the majority of the people who depend on the river in Malda and Murshidabad are Muslims. This i...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

India  /  Published 22.03.21

Covid alert over Kumbh mela in Haridwar

By G S Mudur in New Delhi


Opinion  /  Published 21.03.21

Bengal’s sorrow

Can geography become history? The query need not necessarily be looked at as a riddle. Geography — Bengal’s riverine geography, a fragile landscape threatened with imminent destruction &md...
By The Editorial Board

Travel  /  Published 17.02.21

Luxury meets a life-affirming experience

The same evening, though, I could barely keep my twinkle-toes still when a duo of Baul singers belted out Shaader lau. This, at a riverbank bonfire party, set up splendidly by the Antara crew, and bef...
By Priyanka Roy 

Business  /  Published 03.02.21

PM to unveil Bengal projects

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will unveil about Rs 4,700-crore projects in poll-bound West Bengal on Sunday, including the Dobhi-Durgapur natural gas pipeline. The 347km pipeline from Dobhi (in Gaya, ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 15.01.21

Ganga pollution rap on UP government

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has come down heavily on the Uttar Pradesh government over the discharge of untreated sewage in rivers joining the Ganga and said there was no indication how the &ldq...
By PTI in New Delhi

Books  /  Published 01.01.21

Ganga: tales of wonder and crisis

Crossing over into Bihar, Banerjee recounts her visit to the Vikramshila Gangetic Dolphin Sanctuary near Bhagalpur and a sense of wonderment is evident in her sighting of the endangered Ganges River D...
By Priyank Pravin Patel


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