World  /  Published 13.06.22

Lithuania cultural centre

Lithuania has opened a cultural centre for displaced Ukrainians in the capital of Vilnius, according to the office of Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky. Established at the initiative of the nation...
By Nancy Ramsey

World  /  Published 10.04.22

Moscow stages war games

Russia staged war games on Saturday in Kaliningrad — an enclave on the Baltic Sea sandwiched between Poland and Lithuania — Interfax news agency cited the Baltic Fleet Command as saying. ...
By Reuters

News  /  Published 12.03.22

Ukraine attack on canvas at Rabindra Sadan-Nandan art festival

The Russian invasion of Ukraine is the subject of several artworks at an ongoing art festival in the city. Spunky anti-war cartoons and colourful canvases have been among the top draws at the open-ai...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

World  /  Published 25.05.21

US asks Belarus to release journalist

International outrage mounted on Monday as new details emerged about a brazen operation by the strongman leader of Belarus to divert a Ryanair passenger jet and arrest a dissident Belarusian journalis...
By Anton Troianovski and Marc Santora in Moscow

West Bengal  /  Published 26.02.20

A farewell toast to the Italian consul general

With days to go before bidding the city addio (goodbye in Italian), consul general of Italy Damiano Francovigh paused to reflect on his years in Calcutta on the sidelines of a farewell party at the Ta...
By Sudeshna Banerjee

West Bengal  /  Published 26.02.19

Duo retraces route of Lithuanian who rode to Calcutta

The city of Klaipeda underwent several changes in street names when it went from the Germans to the Lithuanians to the Soviets. It had also been bombed during World War II. So even when the location o...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta


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