Places  /  Published 09.08.22

In pictures: Album photographs of Glenburn Tea Estate’s luxury boutique hotel

A pictorial journey — from a tea planter’s bungalow to luxury boutique hotel — two-and-a half-decade long...
By Karo Christine Kumar

West Bengal  /  Published 06.08.22

Pause in DHR services

The Northeast Frontier Railway has decided to suspend regular services of the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR) between New Jalpaiguri and Darjeeling for three days from Friday. Incessant rains in th...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

Food  /  Published 02.08.22

Six eateries serving northeastern food in Kolkata

The cooks at Mandala are from Kalimpong, with chef Lasang Bhutia heading the cohort, and the menu has been curated keeping in mind traditional ingredients and Kolkata’s palate.  Location: ...
By Lygeia Gomes

Opinion  /  Published 25.07.22

Cry in the wild

It is never easy to rationalise tragedy. The two witnessed recently in the Northeast are no exceptions. One, the Assam floods in which the state’s two major rivers, the Brahmaputra and the Barak...
By Pradip Phanjoubam

West Bengal  /  Published 21.07.22

‘Bahubali’ on wheels

A hydraulic rerailing equipment (HRE) van, “Bahubali”, has been introduced at the Alipurduar division of Northeast Frontier Railway. The van will be stationed at the New Cooch Behar stati...
By Anirban Choudhury


News  /  Published 29.06.22

IIT Guwahati finds new method to mitigate acid mine drainage in mines

This is the first study to demonstrate bioremediation of acid mine drainage from Northeastern Coalfields using constructed wetlands...
By Our Correspondent

Opinion  /  Published 20.06.22

Trial by fire

Implementing Agnipath, the new recruitment scheme for jawans, without test-bedding is a cause of concern for India, which shares disputed borders with not one but two nuclear powers. A policy change n...
By Gyan Bhushan

West Bengal  /  Published 19.06.22

Trains scrapped, 20,000 held up

Over 25 trains that pass through Bengal,  including the Rajdhani, were cancelled on Saturday because of the protests on tracks against the Agnipath recruitment scheme and the Bihar bandh, holding...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri

North East  /  Published 17.06.22

Heavy rains lash northeast

Copious rain lashed large swathes of northeastern India, including Assam, Meghalaya, Tripura, Nagaland and Arunachal Pradesh, worsening the flood situation in several places, even as the Met departmen...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta, Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 17.06.22

Jumbo effort to save wildlife on rail tracks

The Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) has built infrastructure and will introduce new technology to reduce elephant deaths along the Dooars railway tracks. The stretch of 160km tracks connecting Silig...
By Our Coreespondent in Alipurduar


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