India  /  Published 04.04.22

Namami Gange: CAG slams Bihar

Slamming the Bihar government for leaving unutilised a major portion of the funds sanctioned for strengthening the sewerage system in Patna, under the Centre's 'Namami Gange' programme, th...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Patna

Events  /  Published 02.04.22

Art & Flea Project’s ongoing pop-up promotes sustainable and conscious shopping

Started as a lockdown project by sisters Chandrima and Sangeeta Roy, this brand focusses on Indian artforms like patachitra and warli. With home decor items like coasters and lamps, all the painting i...
By Aatreyee Mohanta

Events  /  Published 15.03.22

A creative, quirky and thrifty experience at The Art Cart’s pop-up sale

The next edition of ‘Flea-कर’ will be held in the month of May. Stay tuned! ...
By Lygeia Gomes

Places  /  Published 05.01.22

Explore heritage along the Hooghly, bend by bend

The Experience Ganges tour can be booked from the WBTDC website  Package with deluxe river-facing rooms costs Rs 8,599 Package with non-river-facing standard rooms costs Rs 7,899   Ra...
By Rangan Datta

People  /  Published 15.12.21

With River of Faith, Jayasri Burman goes back to the roots of her inspiration

But River of Faith is not just about mounting an exhibition for Burman, she tells me. “It is a lot about my learnings and un-learnings of being an artist and of being a woman,” she said. R...
By Anannya Sarkar


India  /  Published 11.05.21

More bodies fished out from Ganges: Bihar

The Bihar government on Tuesday said altogether 71 bodies have been fished out from the Ganges in Buxar district, where these were found floating in the river, triggering suspicion that the abandoned ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Patna

Travel  /  Published 09.12.20

Cruise into the lap of luxury with Antara on the Ganges

Pictures: B. Halder ...
By Shrestha Saha in Calcutta

Travel  /  Published 20.11.20

Raichak on Ganges turns 25 today

Twenty five years is a long time! How do you stay relevant even today when the competition is so steep with latest technology, infrastructure and so on? Two things. One part is the endowment of natur...
By Pramita Ghosh

West Bengal  /  Published 31.08.20

Erosion leaves villagers homeless

River bank erosion along the Ganga in parts of Malda district turned acute on Sunday, prompting hundreds to vacate homes. The river is fast submerging chunks of land in two villages on its left banks...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 15.08.20

Erosion leads to evacuation

Residents of Dhanghora said the makeshift bamboo outpost with a 5ft height was usually manned by two jawans atop and two resting below during the night shift. Early on Friday, one of the resting jawa...
By Alamgir Hossain in Samserganj


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