West Bengal  /  Published 15.01.21

Plan to showcase Siliguri as destination

“Altogether, these are some places which can draw tourists. If we can promote the city as a destination with varied options for entertainment, it would also give a boost to the tourism sector th...
By Binita Paul in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 13.01.21

Deadlock ends, jeep safari starts

The popular jeep safari at Chilapata forest in Alipurduar district resumed on Tuesday afternoon after a gap of seven days, much to the elation of tourists and stakeholders associated with the sector. ...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

Books  /  Published 12.01.21

Wild Gujarat: a collector’s edition for those who love to explore the wild

Gujarat tourism is synonymous to the Gir National Park and now, there are two wildlife enthusiasts who want to change your mind about this. Home to some of the rarest of wildlife and plethora of flora...
By Shrestha Saha in

Calcutta  /  Published 08.01.21

Unity cry marks Park Circus vigil

The rally was attended by over 100 people — men, women and members of the LGBTQ community. Though not huge in terms of size, the marchers were upbeat and vocal. “The Park Circus movement...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 08.01.21

Man from Kerala kidnapped, rescued in New Town

A man from Kerala who was abducted from City Centre II on Wednesday was rescued in a few hours, police said. The man, a Kozhikode resident in his late 30s, had come to the city with Abdul Salam, 39, ...
By A Staff Reporter in New Town


Calcutta  /  Published 08.01.21

State Sabala mela starts in Kankurgachhi

“In most years, we have about 250 stalls for which we need a bigger venue like Central Park. Here we have around 150. We also pushed back the dates from our usual Christmas-New Year period to av...
By Our Bureau in Salt Lake

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.01.21

Bird flu alert across state

The recovery of carcasses of four crows at Jubilee Park in Jamshedpur has put the Jharkhand animal husbandry department on high alert for a possible outbreak of avian influenza (bird flu). A hig...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Calcutta  /  Published 07.01.21

Chronicle of masked era

“I want to give the message that wearing a mask is necessary till there is effective vaccination. These statues will serve to create that awareness. And years down the line, they will remain as ...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.01.21

Immunity boosters for zoo birds

The state animal husbandry department collected swab samples of at least 30 birds of different species from the Birsa Munda Zoological Park in Ranchi on Thursday to test for avian influenza ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Calcutta  /  Published 07.01.21

Hit by car, scooterist run over by bus

A private car overturned on the Parama flyover on Tuesday, police said. Five occupants of the car were injured . ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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