West Bengal  /  Published 16.09.22

Darjeeling zoo best in India

The Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park (PNHZP) in West Bengal's Darjeeling has been adjudged the best zoo in the country, while Calcutta's Alipore Zoological Garden has secured the fourth...
By PTI in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 14.09.22

Bista dares TMC on tea land rights

Darjeeling BJP MP Raju Bista has thrown the gauntlet at Trinamul’s national general secretary and Diamond Harbour MP Abhishek Banerjee, asking the latter to provide land rights and implement the...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

Business  /  Published 09.09.22

Darjeeling garden, union sign pact

Ten Darjeeling tea gardens will resume their operations from Friday after the agitating unions and European owners reached an agreement to end the impasse surrounding the second largest tea producer i...
By Bireswar Banerjee, Sambit Saha in Calcutta, Siliguri

Business  /  Published 05.09.22

Darjeeling garden targets new investor

The European investors of troubled Darjeeling Organic Tea Estates Pvt Ltd (DOTEPL) are making a lastditch attempt to bring the company back on track with the aid of a new investor. The government can...
By Sambit Saha in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 04.09.22

Why ‘Maldive fish' has no takers

Smell the delicacy Sir — The Indian Ocean accounts for about one-fifth of the world’s tuna catch. From canned tuna to medium-grade maguro sashimi and frozen ahi tuna steaks, a wide variet...
By The Telegraph


Business  /  Published 03.09.22

Garden union rejects pay proposal

Darjeeling Organic Tea Estate Pvt Ltd, owners of celebrated gardens such as Happy Valley and Ambootia, has offered to clear a quarter of the outstanding wages to the workers in a bid to end the impass...
By Vivek Chhetri, Sambit Saha in Calcutta, Darjeeling

Places  /  Published 01.09.22

In pictures: Misty magic at the tranquil Temi Tea Garden

With picture-postcard views, aromatic cups of organic tea and thrilling adventure sports, Sikkim’s Temi Tea Garden is quite an all-rounder...
By Pooja Mitra

News  /  Published 30.08.22

KMC to convert AJC Bose Road flyover underbelly into green oasis

Anumita Roy Chowdhury, an air quality specialist, said green plants are known to absorb dust. “The foliage can filter dust to some extent and also reduce the radiating heat from concrete surfac...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 18.08.22

National Mission for Clean Ganga sanctions two new projects in Kolkata

The National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) has approved a sewerage management project in Garden Reach and installation of five new sluice gates and refurbishment of 28 existing ones along the bank (e...

North East  /  Published 11.08.22

Tea garden workers’ wage hiked

The daily wage of tea garden workers in Assam was increased by Rs 27 on Wednesday, the second hike in 15 months. The hike, which will take effect retrospectively from August 1, will see tea garden wo...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati


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