West Bengal  /  Published 08.07.22

Biker held with gold worth Rs 61 lakh

The pangolin, an endangered species, is in high demand for its meat and scales in Nepal, China and some other countries. In another raid, foresters arrested Santosh Roy of Bihar with a deer horn from...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 06.07.22

Swiss calling hill school band

The pipes and drums band of Kumudini Homes, a school in Kalimpong, will be the first from India to perform at the Basel Tattoo, a musical show featuring mainly military bands from around the globe, in...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 11.06.22

Family shocked by Calcutta cop’s death

Chodup Lepcha, 30, the police constable who randomly opened fire near the Bangladesh High Commission in Calcutta before shooting himself, had promised his sister-in-law that he would get married when ...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

News  /  Published 02.06.22

Kasba school helps Kalimpong institute

A Kolkata school is handholding one in a village in Darjeeling district to provide them with curriculum support and teacher training at a time when the hill school is struggling with dropouts after a ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata


Food  /  Published 24.05.22

All about the ‘Kareenamisu’ that’s trending from this Kalimpong home chef’s kitchen

What are some of the best-sellers on the menu? Neena’s Lasagna, flat pasta filled with sage, melted cheese, veggies/ chicken, and The Quiche Lorraine, a pastry crust filled with savoury custard,...
By Karo Christine Kumar

West Bengal  /  Published 24.05.22

Seminar season in Darjeeling

A season of seminars has started in the Darjeeling hills before the advent of the monsoon. Sikkim-Darjeeling Ekikaran Manch, a group that calls for the unification of Darjeeling and Sikkim, has decid...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

Places  /  Published 21.05.22

In pictures: The Kalimpong Street Festival, on till Sunday!

By Karo Christine Kumar

West Bengal  /  Published 21.05.22

Bengal govt appoints GTA poll officials

The Bengal government on Friday appointed three returning officers and 60 assistant returning officers for elections to the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration. The subdivisional officers of Darjee...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

People  /  Published 14.05.22

Snapshots from Kareena Kapoor’s Kalimpong shoot

Remember when Netflix dropped the teaser? Here’s a look back, as we count days for the release and more photos from the sets in between. ...
By Pooja Mitra


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