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West Bengal  /  Published 12.10.20

Cultural gigs at state-run resorts to boost tourism

The state tourism department has decided to engage folk artistes and cultural troupes to entertain tourists who check into resorts and lodges run by the department across Bengal. The aim of the initi...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

India  /  Published 12.10.20

Sikkim paragliders wait in the wings

Sikkim Hotel and Restaurant Association (SHRA) would conduct a three-day training programme from Tuesday to familiarise the hotel operators with the standard operating procedures (SOPs) and the offici...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 12.10.20

Give us jobs and ration, chant migrant returnees

Some 200 migrant workers, jobless after being forced to come back home here amid the Covid-induced lockdown, went to the office of the district magistrate and demanded jobs under the 100-days work sch...
By in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 12.10.20

Cry to restart suburban trains in Howrah

A group of people whose primary mode of communication to workplaces is local trains held protests at Liluah and Chinsurah railway stations in Howrah district on Monday against non-resumption of suburb...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 12.10.20

Darjeeling: Tea jobs plenty, few takers

At a time of mounting job cuts across sectors amid the Covid-19 pandemic, the Darjeeling tea industry stands out with jobs available by the hundreds, but very few takers. Darjeeling gardens have been...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 11.10.20

NFR to run two trains to Calcutta

The Northeast Frontier Railway has decided to introduce two more express trains between north Bengal and Calcutta from October 15. Only one train — Padatik Express — was running on the ro...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 11.10.20

Lockdown solace for ‘book thieves’

She added that during the lockdown, the library is also a “playground of minds”. “In this tea garden area, there are hardly any physical spaces open for children. There are no parks...
By Vivek Chhetri in Nagri Farm

Business  /  Published 11.10.20

RBI: V-shaped recovery

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is expected to go in for another 25-50-basis-point cuts in the policy repo rate during this fiscal and follow it up with an extended pause with the domestic economy pro...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

Business  /  Published 11.10.20

Steel makes rapid recovery

Top Indian steelmakers have been able to sell more steel in the last quarter than they did in the same period last year, backed by an uptick in demand from automobile and consumer durables industries ...
By Sambit Saha in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 11.10.20

Proposal to pay GST dues in cash

The government may consider allowing India Inc to deposit GST on a cash basis to help them tide over the liquidity woes during the Covid-19 pandemic, a PwC report said. Formalising its support strate...
By PTI in New Delhi


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