Independence Day
Calcutta  /  Published 13.08.20

Flag sales drop

At New Town Gift Gallery in Eden Shop, Nasirul Islam says they have about 10 per cent stock of what they had last year. “And it is all last year’s leftovers taken out of cold storage. Stud...
By Brinda Sarkar in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 13.08.20

Funding for tribal students to study abroad

The state government is planning a special scholarship scheme which will allow meritorious tribal students to pursue higher studies in top foreign universities, sources from the chief minister's o...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Entertainment  /  Published 13.08.20

Films and freedom

Directly encapsulating the idea of ‘Carpe Diem’ or ‘seize the day’ was this Zoya Akhtar film which, like Rock On!!, explored the themes of friendship and freedom, through a lif...
By Priyanka Roy  in

Entertainment  /  Published 13.08.20

Picking characters from patriotic film favourites

Sudipta Chakraborty I would love to play Aamir’s role in Rang De Basanti if it could have been rewritten as a female. I love the film because of its true emotions towards building a nation that...
By Arindam Chatterjee in

Style  /  Published 13.08.20

Freedom tales in the glamour world

She started modelling at 32, after her marriage, dropping down from a whopping 92kg to 54kg. Runa Laha. The first runner-up crown at Sananda Srimati happened in 2009, followed by a stint with Elite In...
By Saionee Chakraborty in

Jharkhand  /  Published 13.08.20

Expect heavy showers on I-Day

It is likely to be a wet Independence Day this year. For IMD's Ranchi Meteorological Centre has issued a red alert for heavy to very heavy rainfall (between 64.5mm to 115mm) over Jharkhand o...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

Calcutta  /  Published 12.08.20

Met spies wet I-Day weekend

Independence Day weekend is likely to be rainy in the city. A low-pressure area is expected to form over the Bay of Bengal from Thursday, the Met office has said. Under its influence, there is likely...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.08.20

I-Day celebration live on Facebook

The Independence Day celebration at the Gopal Maidan in Bistupur will be streamed live on Facebook. In wake of the Covid-19 pandemic the East Singhbhum district administration had earlier decided to ...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.08.20

Tricolour themed masks banned

The district administration on Sunday issued a ban on the sale of masks themed on the Indian tricolour, asking all police stations to ensure no such trade takes place under their jurisdiction and warn...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

India  /  Published 08.08.20

Bande mataram!

By Prasun Chaudhuri in


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