Business  /  Published 17.01.22

Darjeeling frets over tea act change

Indian tea growers is watching how a proposed legislation replacing the Tea Act of 1953 will protect them from imports, especially the cheap and poor varieties that have been the bane of the domestic ...
By Sambit Saha in Calcutta

World  /  Published 11.01.22

Covid: Nepal schools to close

Schools across Nepal will close for nearly three weeks after a spike in coronavirus cases, a government spokesman said on Monday, forcing more than seven million students to stay at home. Nepal repor...
By Reuters in Kathmundu

India  /  Published 31.12.21

Modi called for tie-up: Pawar

Sharad Pawar has claimed Narendra Modi wanted the BJP and the NCP to join hands in Maharashtra to form the government in 2019, but he told the Prime Minister “it was not possible”. During...
By PTI in Pune

World  /  Published 16.12.21

Deuba elected NC party chief

 Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba was re-elected on Wednesday as the president of the ruling Nepali Congress — the country’s largest democratic party — for a consecutive second...
By PTI in Kathmandu

Places  /  Published 14.12.21

All about Cafe Kathmandu’s new express outlet

What: Cafe Kathmandu Xpress Where: 9B, Hindustan Park Timings: Noon to 9pm (Tuesday to Sunday) Meal for two: Rs 400-plus Pictures: Rashbehari Das ...
By Priyanka A. Roy


West Bengal  /  Published 14.12.21

Heroin worth Rs 3 crore seized, 3 held

The Special Task Force of Bengal police seized heroin purportedly worth around Rs 3 crore from the outskirts of Siliguri on Sunday night. The STF intercepted the contraband on the basis of a tip-off ...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri/Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 11.12.21

Centre 'stops' Didi Nepal trip

The Narendra Modi government is said to have disallowed Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee from visiting Nepal, which Trinamul sources said had raised the hackles of the leadership. The Trinamul c...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya and Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

News  /  Published 27.11.21

Kolkata feels mild tremors of Myanmar quake

Mild tremors shook parts of Kolkata around 5.15am on Friday. The tremors lasted a few seconds and no casualty was reported. An earthquake with its epicentre in Myanmar, which measured 6.1 on the Ric...
By Our Bureau in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 24.11.21

‘Nepal ties hinge on people’s bond’

Foreign secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla has said that India-Nepal relations are essentially geared around people-to-people contact and not necessarily within the ambit of treaties, a damper to Darjee...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

News  /  Published 20.11.21

IIT Kanpur to provide MTech and PhD to students of Nepal

IIT Kanpur Signs MoU with Tribhuvan University of Nepal for academic cooperation and agreement on educational exchange ...
By Our Correspondent


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