India  /  Published 25.09.22

Mission to clean up litter from Himalayas

Pradeep Sangwan is on a mission to clear the Himalayas of the waste left behind by tourists. With this aim, he established Healing Himalayas Foundation six years ago. His foundation has set up five m...
By PTI in Chandigarh

West Bengal  /  Published 26.07.22

Six from Jalpaiguri scale Lady Keylong

A team of the Nature & Trekkers’ Club of Jalpaiguri (NTCJ) successfully scaled the Lady of Keylong peak in the Himachal Himalayas on Sunday morning, Bhaskar Das, the team leader, said on Mon...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

India  /  Published 23.07.22

Himalayas bear climate change brunt

Climate change and ill-planned human interventions in the Himalayas have accentuated the vulnerability of the hills to disasters, resulting in a manifold increase in loss of property and human lives, ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 25.06.22

Rare carnivorous plant in western Himalayas

A very rare carnivorous plant species called Utricularia Furcellata has been found in the western Himalayan region for the first time, a senior official said on Saturday. The detection of the rare sp...
By Our bureau and PTI in Dehradun

News  /  Published 28.04.22

South Bengal sweats, north Bengal enjoys pleasant cloudy weather

Kolkata is sweating profusely along with most parts of Bengal, but Siliguri is enjoying a gentle breeze under an overcast sky. Some of Siliguri’s neighbouring towns are also enjoying pleasant w...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri


Jharkhand  /  Published 09.03.22

Himalayan odyssey to flag off on March 12

Tata Steel Adventure Foundation (TSAF), in collaboration with the Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports, under the FIT India banner, flagged off a unique expedition titled FIT@50+ Women’s Trans...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

People  /  Published 06.01.22

Cycling the Himalayas: Meet Jyotishka Biswas, who undertakes mountain trips on his bike

The last two years have not been easy for travelling due to the pandemic, but Biswas managed to make a few short cycling trips. On a cycling holiday to Plassey in Berhampore this November, he met musi...
By Barnini Maitra Chakraborty

Places  /  Published 16.11.21

Silence, serenity and scenery await you at Kolakham

Chaiti Mitra is Associate Professor in the Department of English, Ramakrishna Sarada Mission Vivekananda Vidyabhavan, Kolkata, and Guest Faculty at the Post Graduate Department of English, West Bengal...
By Chaiti Mitra

Opinion  /  Published 30.08.21

Letters to the editor: Bitter dishes at start of Bengali meal

Bitter bonanza Sir — The article, “The necessity of bitter beginnings” (Aug 29), by Paromita Sen correctly pointed out that an authentic Bengali meal is incomplete without a bitter ...

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.06.21

Women's Himalaya adventure put off

Tata Steel Adventure Foundation (TSAF) has postponed the FIT@50+ Women’s Trans Himalayan Expedition ’21 in view of the Covid-19 pandemic. The expedition, organised in collaboration with t...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshdepur


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