Travel  /  Published 27.07.20

Lose yourself in the luxury of the Rajbari Bawali

Spending the last few months sighing every time you scour through your phone gallery and glimpse pictures of holidays past? Are you vicariously ‘travelling’ the world through the films and...
By Priyanka Roy  in

West Bengal  /  Published 28.09.19

Calcutta schools to stay open to celebrate Gandhi

The Mamata Banerjee administration has asked all government primary and secondary schools to observe Mahatma Gandhi’s birthday on October 2 on their premises, bucking the trend of Bengal’s holiday...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

World  /  Published 28.12.18

3 Indians die in Iceland

Britain has been shaken out of its holiday mood by a holiday tragedy in Iceland in which a 4x4 SUV plunged 30ft off a bridge on Thursday night, killing two Indian sisters-in-law from London and a 10-m...
By Amit Roy in London

Travel  /  Published 30.11.19

Citadel of shrines: Cambodia

If you think of Cambodia, what is it that comes to your mind first? Some would say the Angelina Jolie-starrer movie Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, others would think of the world-famous Angkor Wat temple, w...
By Ushnota Paul in

Travel  /  Published 23.11.19

Serene splendour

Wow! How time flies. We are already in the last week of November, there is a nip in the air and soon the winter festive mood will set in. Most of you might already be planning your family vacations. I...
By Natasha Celmi in

West Bengal  /  Published 04.12.19

ITBP trooper denied leave: Kin

Masudul Rahaman, the ITBP constable from Bengal’s Nadia who killed five of his colleagues before shooting himself in Chhattisgarh on Wednesday, had reportedly been unable to finalise his wedding for...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Nakashipara

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.05.19

Holiday mood on election result day

The day of the election result became an undeclared holiday for residents of the capital, coal town and steel city who put off all official engagements and remained glued to the TV and mobile phones. ...
By Raj Kumar, Jayesh Thaker and Praduman Choubey in Ranchi

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 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


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