Business  /  Published 30.11.20

Luxury properties find buyers

A building in the heart of Alipore stood vacant after receiving a completion certificate from the civic authority for about two years. The tide turned when the builder had least bargained for a reviva...
By Sambit Saha in Calcutta

Style  /  Published 11.10.20

Mitali and Avishek go ‘Omaago’!

By Saionee Chakraborty in

Auto  /  Published 19.09.20

Minimal machine: Rolls-Royce Ghost

On the tech front, its maker says that this is the most technologically advanced Rolls-Royce ever and, since it’s the latest one, we wouldn’t expect anything less. The obvious ones are all...
By Abhijit Mitra in

Calcutta  /  Published 04.09.20

Brands move to doorsteps

“Initially, bank ATMs, frozen fish and meat carts were coming to our housing. But now even laptop repairs are happening at our doorsteps. The other day, Lenovo (a computer brand) came up with a ...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 09.12.19

GST cess may cover more items

The GST Council at its meeting next week will consider multiple options to boost revenues such as more items under cess and the restructuring of rates, officials said.The meeting, proposed on Octobe...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Delhi  /  Published 16.06.20

Experts nod for using 2 luxurious hotels as Covid facility

The Delhi High Court was informed by an expert committee of doctors that it was 'advisable and infrastructurally feasible' to use two luxurious hotels here -- Hotel Surya and Hotel Crowne Plaza -- as ...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 10.12.19

GST panel for rate hike to boost kitty

The GST Council may consider raising rates to not only increase collections but also meet the compensation needs of states.The council at its meeting next week could consider the recommendations of a ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Culture  /  Published 13.10.18

World's oldest hat-maker still raking it in

Thus, was born the 40-step-manufactured bowler hat sported in time by everyone from Laurel and Hardy, and Charlie Chaplin to the bumbling detectives Thomson and Thompson in the Tintin books. Even toda...
By Hindol Sengupta in

Business  /  Published 07.07.19

Direct tax to cover for GST slack

The Modi government has acknowledged that it won’t be able to sort out the glitches and gremlins in the goods and service tax system this year — a major reason why it budgeted for a lowball increa...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 28.08.19

Luxury offer in Calcutta during slowdown

A builder who made it big in India’s tech capital is returning to the city where he grew up with a project that will test Calcutta’s appetite for luxury at a time murmurs of economic slowdown are ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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