Jharkhand  /  Published 19.05.22

21-year-old scales Kanchenjunga

Jharkhand 21-year-old Pankaj Kumar has become the youngest Indian to successfully scale the third highest peak in the world, Mount Kanchenjunga, at 8586 metre. Earlier in 2018, 22-year-old woman Shee...
By Animesh Bisoee

West Bengal  /  Published 13.05.22

Trial camp unravels reality

The trial conducted by East Bengal Club to select budding football players, at Kanchenjunga Stadium in Siliguri on Wednesday, revealed the dilapidated state of the second largest stadium in Bengal. T...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

Places  /  Published 28.04.22

A summer hike through Sikkim’s Barsey Rhododendron Sanctuary

Tents can be pitched outside Guras Kunj by paying a fee, payable at the sanctuary gate   The Forest Barrack is an alternative option to stay at the sanctuary, but it is primarily for fore...
By Amitabha Gupta

Places  /  Published 20.04.22

A road-trip adventure through Sikkim

Sikkim Zoo: It has limited animals but the hike is rewarding. One gets to see the snow leopard, red panda, golden pheasant, yaks and gorals, small ungulates with an appearance like that of a goat or...
By Iftekhar Ahsan

Places  /  Published 12.04.22

A journey through Sikkim’s Silk Route

Rangan Datta is a mathematics and management teacher by profession and a travel writer and photographer by passion. He has been addicted to discovering off-beat places since his undergraduate days at ...
By Rangan Datta


Lifestyle  /  Published 30.03.22

A Telegraph chat with 'Abar Kanchenjunga' cast

“It’s very exciting that finally people are going to theatres and the fear of pandemic is getting diminished. It’s good to see that currently released movies are doing  business...
By Priyanka A. Roy

Places  /  Published 03.03.22

Birdsong, solitude and Kanchenjunga: Mornings at Lepchajagat

Somen Sengupta is passionate about heritage and travelling and has been writing about it for 26 years. When he is not executing duties as a senior executive in an MNC, he keeps an eye out for intrigui...
By Somen Sengupta

Places  /  Published 10.02.22

How to spend a laid-back weekend in Kharka

A trip to Lamahatta and Darjeeling can be on the cards with Darjeeling being a four-hour drive away, and so can a visit to Sikkim, with Gangtok being about three hours by road. Travel: Kharka is ab...
By Pooja Mitra

Culture  /  Published 26.12.21

Taan Sun and Summit

Kumar Sanu, a Kishore-konthi, is no Kishore Kumar. But Kedarnath Bhattacharya, aka Kumar Sanu, can claim to be Tansen — with a difference. Legend has it that Tansen’s music caused the rai...
By Uddalak Mukherjee

Books  /  Published 01.10.21

Heeding a higher calling

Among the book’s long cast of “failed” heroes, Eric Shipton shines the brightest. In 1933, the year in which James Hilton was busy drafting the ridiculous contours of his Shangri-La,...
By Deeptanil Ray


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