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

Places  /  Published 17.09.21

Have you seen Kanchenjunga from Bangladesh?

If you want to see more of Firoz Al Sabah's photographs, click here (external link) ...
By My Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 03.09.21

State takes over Siliguri stadium

The Bengal government has taken over the Kanchenjunga Stadium of Siliguri, the second largest football stadium of the state after the Yuva Bharati Krirangan in Calcutta, with all its assets and liabil...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri


Opinion  /  Published 29.11.20

Unparalleled high: The ever-illusive Kanchenjunga

Sir — The article, “Magic mountain” (Nov 25), by Uddalak Mukherjee evoked a wonderful personal memory in connection with the Kanchenjunga. On my first visit to Darjeeling as a school...
By The Telegraph

Travel  /  Published 25.05.19

White walk to Kanchenjunga

The dawn when Indian warplanes struck Pakistan, you could see one of the peaks of Mt Kabru (7,412m or 24,318ft) glow in the sun from Yuksom, the gateway to the Kanchenjunga National Park and its trekk...
By Sumit Bhattacharya

Travel  /  Published 24.01.20

Living in the clouds at Anutri Hill resort

Are you even a Bengali, born and brought up right here in Bengal, if you haven’t been to Darjeeling? A question I have often been asked since I started understanding the geography of things! Many su...
By Nandini Ganguly

Opinion  /  Published 02.07.19

Everest deaths are due to human error

Twenty one mountaineers have lost their lives this spring. The toll is much higher than that of previous years. Significantly, out of these 21 climbers, 12 were on an Everest expedition, four were cli...
By Basanta Singha Roy


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