West Bengal  /  Published 17.10.21

Birthday party? Charter a toy train

The Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) , in a bid to popularise the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR) toy train, is offering chartered rides for corporate and social celebrations. “Any individua...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

Opinion  /  Published 11.10.21

India-Myanmar: Look and act East

Since the Taliban takeover in Afghanistan, the world’s attention, and that of India, have been focussed on that country. Global leaders are busy discussing Afghanistan. The nation was the top ag...
By Subir Bhaumik

West Bengal  /  Published 04.10.21

Vistadome coach ride 6 days a week for Puja

Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) has decided to run the vistadome coach for six days a week, except Thursdays, instead of three days a week during the upcoming Puja period owing to an overwhelming res...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar

Arts  /  Published 02.10.21

Grains of truth

Food is integral to identity. But what this truism often overlooks is that food can be as diverse as identity. This heterogeneity is what the exhibition, Rice Eaters 101 - N.E. (organized by...
By Srimoyee Bagchi

West Bengal  /  Published 02.10.21

NFR to do interlocking works, traffic blocks await trains

The Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) has decided to go ahead with a major traffic block for five days starting from Saturday to carry out track interlocking works at four stations of north Bengal as a...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar


West Bengal  /  Published 28.09.21

More joyrides on toy train route

Authorities of the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR), a Unesco recognised world heritage, have decided to come up with more joyrides from October 1. Joyrides are the most popular toy train rides. D...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

Sports  /  Published 22.09.21

BCCI lays pitch for Northeast outreach

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has always taken utmost care to develop the domestic infrastructure for the betterment of the game in remote corners of India. That has been one of the...
By Indranil Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 14.09.21

Tea transport by train mooted

A delegation of the Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) held a meeting with representatives of the tea industry here on Monday and proposed that tea from north Bengal and the Northeast could be exported ...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 11.09.21

Vistadome ride for Bangladesh official

Toufique Hasan, the deputy Bangladesh high commissioner in Calcutta, on Friday took a ride in the vistadome coach train introduced recently by the Northeast Frontier Railway to enable tourists to enjo...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

Opinion  /  Published 31.08.21

Northeast: Porous borders

The reorganization of the Northeast and the creation of new states between 1963 and 1987, all carved out of Assam, left behind unresolved boundaries. The disputed lands have both symbolic and substant...
By Subir Bhaumik


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