Jharkhand  /  Published 27.10.21

Anil Kumar Jain smug on domestic coal production

The current crisis has shown that domestic coal production can easily fulfil thermal power requirements of the country, Union coal secretary Anil Kumar Jain said on Tuesday. Addressing the inaugural ...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.10.21

State: Coal crisis hits industry

The ongoing coal crisis caused by the decline in domestic production during monsoon among other reasons, has started to affect industries other than the power sector. Another reason for the acute shor...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Business  /  Published 08.10.21

Terminal link to NE

A new shipping container terminal is coming up at Khidderpore to handle barges and small ships with an eye to connect with north east India via the Indo-Bangladesh Protocol river route. Six companies...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 07.10.21

GTA dithers on use of funds for tea hands

A sum of more than Rs 2 crore is lying in the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration’s kitty but the hill body is hard-pressed to decide on its utilisation as different opinions have cropped up o...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 29.09.21

Bengal advice on tea bonus impasse

The state government intervened on the deadlock over bonus between hill tea planters and workers’ unions on Tuesday, advising planters to give the bonus in two instalments in October. In the th...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling


West Bengal  /  Published 27.09.21

Beloved Bada Saab can’t retire and leave Bengal

Sixty-nine-year-old Mathew Philips wants to go to his home in Kerala and look after his rubber plantations. But there is a small hitch.  Residents of Newlands tea estate in the Dooars are not r...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 27.09.21

Celebrations’ bitter brew in Bengal

A directive issued by the Tea Board of India to to the tea industry of the country to celebrate “Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav” or seventy-five years of Indian Independence has drawn flak from v...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar

Business  /  Published 26.09.21

Container re-export rule eased

The government on Saturday allowed imported containers to remain at Indian ports for up to nine months to help solve the container shortage issue faced by exporters, according to an official circular....
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Events  /  Published 24.09.21

Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni on ‘Women: Then and Now’

Contextualising the conversation with stories of strong women characters like Draupadi and Sita that she re-told in her books, she urged women of today to confront situations and crises keeping these ...
By Priyanka A. Roy (t2 intern)

West Bengal  /  Published 23.09.21

Hill tea bonus talks fail again

Bonus talks between hill tea garden unions and officials of the Darjeeling Tea Association (DTA) failed for the second time on Wednesday. Although hill planters agreed to pay bonus at the rate of 20 ...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling


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