Calcutta  /  Published 11.11.20

Chhath venue at city park razed

The Chhath Puja venue being built at Vivekananda Park since Friday, in violation of an order from the Calcutta Metropolitan Development Authority (CMDA), was pulled down on Tuesday. The club that was...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 11.11.20

Lost jumbo calf sent to rescue hub

An elephant calf was rescued from near the New Mal railway station in Malbazar subdivision of Jalpaiguri on Tuesday. This is the third elephant calf rescued in four days. Sources said on Tuesday mor...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

World  /  Published 11.11.20

Woman in record El Cap climb

Her head bloodied and bandaged, and her blond hair in a messy bun, Emily Harrington pulled herself over the last lip of El Capitan and into the clear, still night above Yosemite National Park, 21 hour...
By Marie Fazio in New York

Calcutta  /  Published 06.11.20

South Dum Dum followed green immersion norm

A total of 201 out of the total 500 Durga idols in the South Dum Dum municipal area were immersed this year following the green immersion norm drawn up by the West Bengal Pollution Control Board in tw...
By Jayanta Basu in Salt Lake

West Bengal  /  Published 03.11.20

Call to resume elephant safaris in Dooars

The state forest department should resume elephant safaris in the Gorumara and Jaldapara national parks of north Bengal to bring in more tourists, stakeholders of the tourism industry in the Dooars sa...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar


Calcutta  /  Published 31.10.20

Interaction tweak for pre-primary admissions

A progress report or a declaration by parents on a child’s basic knowledge and rescheduling interactions with parents — schools are changing their way of interaction with the child and his...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 31.10.20

Tyre artwork park in Esplanade

A tyre park will soon be inaugurated at Esplanade opposite the tram control room and it will house artwork made from scrap and defective tyres. The West Bengal Transport Corporation has decided to co...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 30.10.20

Odisha zoo offers virtual tour

Nandankanan Zoological Park, located on the outskirt of Bhubaneswar, is offering a virtual tour of the park to animal lovers. The animal lovers, who are unable to visit the park because of the pandem...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

West Bengal  /  Published 27.10.20

Kalimpong rain hits tourists on Dashami

A sudden bout of downpour in the upper reaches of Kalimpong hills since Sunday night came as a spoiler for hundreds of tourists and day-outers who had gathered on Dashami Monday near streams that orig...
By Our Coreespondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 24.10.20

Speeding car kills elephant

The forest department conducted a raid on the Naya Sylee tea estate in the Nagrakata block of Jalpaiguri district on Thursday night and seized two leopard skins. A team of foresters led by Ayan Chakr...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri


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