World  /  Published 07.09.19

Berlin clamour to name pandas ‘Hong’ and ‘Kong’

Contest becomes weighted with symbolism and risks angering China...
By Christopher F. Schuetze/New York Times News Service in Berlin

West Bengal  /  Published 03.09.19

Moment of ‘liberation’ for Garden Reach kids

Their dance trainer Shekhar Rao has picked these children to give them something that he missed while growing up...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 02.09.19

Cartwheel that won Nadia Comaneci applause

‘Awesome’ kids from Calcutta...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar and Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 22.08.19

Tips for green thumbs

Leaving home for days and at a loss how to keep your plants watered? Here’s what to do and more...
By Brinda Sarkar

West Bengal  /  Published 12.08.19

Call for 100-day jobs in tea sector

Chairman of the Tea Board of India said the scheme could be extended in such a way that labourers would get benefits during winter...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri


West Bengal  /  Published 30.07.19

Man & wife killed in Narendrapur, bodies stuffed in bags

'The room had been ransacked and there were broken pieces of bangles all over the bed'...
By Our Special Correspondent in Narendrapur

North East  /  Published 19.07.19

Dhoedaam tea estate workers seek dues

Workers threatened to launch an agitation if their demand was not fulfilled...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

West Bengal  /  Published 13.07.19

Rain wreaks havoc in Dooars tea gardens

Worst affected are Jalpaiguri and Alipurduar districts...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 09.07.19

Tea tax ripples in Bengal Assembly

The Speaker suggested a motion in the House to highlight the tea industry’s problems because of the proposal to tax at source cash withdrawals exceeding Rs 1 crore a year...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 08.07.19

Tea Board brews turnaround plan

Tea board draws up measures to improve the quality of tea produced in India in 2-3 years...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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