North East  /  Published 29.07.20

Trunk calls get jumbos food

“Elephants are good swimmers but this herd can’t forage for food because of their calves, which is why they are trumpeting so loudly. The food/fodder we supply will prevent the elephants f...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

India  /  Published 11.06.20

Temple under Mahanadi

A temple dating back around 500 years and engulfed by the Mahanadi in Odisha when the river changed course over a century and a half ago has been discovered. The 60ft temple, entirely under water and ...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 07.06.20

Odisha plans cruise tourism, green activists oppose

The Odisha government plans to organise cruises in selected water bodies of the state with private participation in order to promote tourism which has been devastated by the Cyclone Fani last year and...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

Calcutta  /  Published 24.05.20

Heritage safe in Chandernagore

Amphan felled many trees in Chandernagore but the historic structures in the former French colony are safe, said residents. Among the trees that fell near Sacred Heart Church is a giant mahagony tree,...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

Heritage  /  Published 29.02.20

Termites & Proof

His first attempt at heritage preservation was a disaster. An oil painting in the family had been ravaged by termites. It was the 1960s, the hand-held pesticide spray gun was still a novelty. The teen...
By Bitan Sikdar in

West Bengal  /  Published 19.02.20

Gate with first CMC emblem removed

By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 14.02.20

Preserve Arunachal culture: Rijiju

Union minister of state (independent charge) for youth affairs and sports Kiren Rijiju on Friday said the original essence of culture and festivals of Arunachal Pradesh should be preserved. Rijiju sai...
By Avik Chakraborty in Tezu(ArunachalPradesh)

Jharkhand  /  Published 03.02.20

Jharkhand vibes in Gujarat

Jharkhand’s colours and culture served as a confluence for the east and west traditions of India at one platform in Ahmedabad recently. Organised by the Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural He...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Culture  /  Published 01.02.20

The Sheherwalis of Murshidabad

Sheherwali means city-dweller. The term “sheherwali” was used to refer to the Oswal Jains who travelled from small towns of Rajasthan in search of business opportunities 300 years ago and finally ...
By Manasi Shah in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 24.01.20

Tripura to hold Hornbill festival

The Tripura government will organise a two-day event on the lines of Nagaland’s Hornbill Festival from February 8 in Baramura Hills or Hathai Kotor in West district, around 35km from here, to boost ...
By Tanmoy Chakraborty in Agartala


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