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

Opinion  /  Published 27.04.21

Missing link

About a decade back when the world was just waking up to the threat of climate change and people’s action to protect greenery was being put forward as a possible prescription, I had a chance to ...
By Jayanta Basu


Jharkhand  /  Published 09.04.21

Steel city mom ready for Himalayan trip

Payo Murmu is working hard to strike the right balance between her age and family commitments. The 57-year-old mother of three grown up sons is keen to give a good account of herself when she joins t...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.03.21

Bachendri to lead team of 50+ women

Chanakya Chaudhary, vice-president (corporate services), Tata Steel, said: “For more than three and a half decades, Tata Steel Adventure Foundation has played a pioneering role in creating an en...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 16.02.21

The Himalayas: not in the pink of health

Health of the hills, as ancient tribal wisdom goes, is the wealth of the plains. The Himalayas are not in the pink of health, as several studies have warned. Unbridled human activity is wrecking the e...
By Jaideep Hardikar

India  /  Published 07.02.21

Extreme human intrusion in Himalayas: Expert

Increasing human intervention in ecologically sensitive Himalayan region is making it more vulnerable to climate change, environment experts said on Sunday as a glacier broke off at Joshimath in Uttar...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 27.12.20

Modi lauds 'Healing Himalayas' campaign

By Our Bureau and Agencies in Chandigarh


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