Calcutta  /  Published 12.07.20

Park Street hawker’s son shines in ISC

Abhay and his family know the journey has just started and a long road lies ahead. The Covid pandemic has only added to their troubles. “The entrance exams are getting postponed and we don&rsqu...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 12.07.20

The Gujarat model

At a time when India and the world are battling both a pandemic and an economic slowdown, there is a thirst for news that uplifts the spirit. What could be better timed than the results of the latest ...
By Mahesh Rangarajan in

World  /  Published 09.07.20

Seoul mayor Park Won-soon dead

The mayor of Seoul, South Korea, the country’s most powerful official after the President, was found dead by the police, hours after his daughter reported him missing, the authorities said on Fr...
By New York Times News Service in Seoul

Calcutta  /  Published 07.07.20

Drive-in eateries in times of Covid

Two of the city’s happening places have started operating drive-in restaurants at a time when the Covid pandemic has reshaped the world. The 480-acre Eco Park in New Town and the 40-acre Nicco ...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Health  /  Published 07.07.20

Fun way to train muscles without visiting a gym

Finally, bear in mind that to our muscles, weight is weight, Walker pointed out, whether it comes in the form of a barbell or a boulder — our biceps, glutes, quads and other muscles will strengt...
By Gretchen Reynolds in

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.07.20

Covid: Angling competition cancelled in Jamshedpur

Rising coronavirus cases in the steel city have led to the cancellation of the annual angling competition. The event is held at Jayanti Sarovar at Jubilee Park on July 29 to mark the birth anniversar...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 01.07.20

First shots, then names for tiger cubs at Birsa Zoo

The three cubs of tigress Anushka at the Bhagwan Birsa Biological Park, popularly known as Birsa Zoo at Ormanjhi in Ranchi, will get their first vaccine shots on July 2 or 3, sources said. The first ...
By Our Correspondent in Daltonganj

Opinion  /  Published 29.06.20

At the mercy of development’s axe

Protected Areas in India have never been as beleaguered as they are today. Recently, there has been a spate of technical clearances awarded by the ministry of environment, forest and climate change to...
By Ghazala Shahabuddin in

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.06.20

British-era pond gets a makeover

A pond, constructed in 1857 by a British deputy commissioner, has now been renovated after it lost its glory due to poor upkeep.Three MLAs on Sunday night jointly inaugurated the park surrounding the ...
By Vishvendu Jaipuriar in Hazaribagh

West Bengal  /  Published 11.06.20

Nod for mini zoo at animal rescue hub

The Central Zoo Authority (CZA) has approved the state’s proposal to open a mini zoo at South Khairbari where an animal rescue centre was set up 15 years ago.Nestling on the fringes of Jaldapara Nat...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar


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