People  /  Published 15.06.22

Climbing the highest peaks with Priyanka Mohite

The next big dream to conquer: I wanted to finish all 14 8,000metre peaks; so maybe I’ll go for Manaslu, Chou, or Dhaulagiri. Something you have learnt from the mountains: Teamwork and loyalty ...
By Urvashi Bhattacharya

Culture  /  Published 12.06.22

Old travels, old tales

Most part of Lear’s journeying was by train, but he notes that he took the jampan, a hand-pulled carriage, when he went to Shimla from Kalka. He took a horse cart from Coonoor when he travelled ...
By Moumita Chaudhuri

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


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