North East  /  Published 05.05.20

Whiff of normality with lockdown relaxation

Teachers in Assam have recommended that the state government cancel the month-long summer vacation in July this year to compensate for students’ academic loss during the nationwide lockdown imposed ...
By A Staff reporter in Guwahati

India  /  Published 11.04.20

Supreme Court Bar to CJI: Scrap holidays

The Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA), the apex body of lawyers in the country, on Saturday urged Chief Justice of India S.A. Bobde to cancel the nearly two-month-long summer holidays to compensate...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

Travel  /  Published 14.03.20

Discover the many faces Jaipur wears

I love Jaipur. I love the old, the new and the trendy. I love the fact that the city is attracting the thinking world traveller with deep pockets and a sense of curiosity. It is not uncommon to hear t...
By Karen Anand in

Travel  /  Published 29.02.20

A taste of Portugal

I’m writing my first article of the year on travel as I truly believe that’s what one should work for and spend on. For me, it’s the fond memories and experiences that enrich my life and live on...
By Natasha Celmi in

Travel  /  Published 15.02.20

Dzongs of bliss

Bhutan has been on my bucket list for quite a while, probably because I know so little about the country. It has an air of the exotic, unexplored and unchartered. What do you do there, except admire t...
By Karen Anand in

West Bengal  /  Published 27.01.20

Extra holiday on Jan 29

The Bengal government has declared a holiday on January 29 on account of Saraswati Puja, in addition to January 30 and 31, after it realised that the festival would be celebrated on Wednesday, too. ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Travel  /  Published 24.01.20

Living in the clouds at Anutri Hill resort

Are you even a Bengali, born and brought up right here in Bengal, if you haven’t been to Darjeeling? A question I have often been asked since I started understanding the geography of things! Many su...
By Nandini Ganguly in

Travel  /  Published 18.01.20

Pampered in Pattaya

Coconut water tastes sweeter in Thailand — they are shorter in stature and so much better in taste! Just like the people of the country who can sweep you off your feet with their kind hospitality. W...
By Shrestha Saha in

Technology  /  Published 04.01.20

March of the Festive Forwards

This is sometime around the last week of December. I am snuggled comfortably in layers of blankets from thick to thin. My phone is at rest too — after three continuous days of jingle bells audios, f...
By Manasi Shah in

Technology  /  Published 22.12.19

The worst tech gifts we give

I will never forget the worst holiday gifts I have received over the years. Among them: A tech-accessory holder that lives between couch cushions. Countless Best Buy gift cards I never used. (More pre...
By Brian X. Chen/NYTNS in


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