Jharkhand  /  Published 17.03.20

No place for morning walks

Park bandh (Park’s shut), a man in his forties was found saying over phone dejectedly on Tuesday morning in front of the closed gates of Jubilee Park. Hundreds of morning walkers, yoga enthusiasts a...
By Antara Bose in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 16.03.20

Park Circus protest vows to carry on

The vigil against the new citizenship matrix at Park Circus Maidan will continue unless otherwise directed by the state government, the organisers said on Monday.“We will try to take necessary preca...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 15.03.20

Kaziranga National Park tourist footfall down

The tourist footfall at Kaziranga National Park has gone down in the past three days owing to the novel coronavirus threat, according to officials.Divisional forest officer, Eastern Assam wildlife div...
By Sanjoy Hazarika in Bokakhat

West Bengal  /  Published 31.05.19

27 plots up for grabs in New Town IT hub

At least 27 plots with a combined area of 57 acres are up for grabs to facilitate the setting up of IT, information technology enabled services and telecom units in New Town’s Silicon Valley Hub nea...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 28.05.19

La Martiniere boy paints gift for schoolkids

The plight of underprivileged students in a Dum Dum Park school moved a 17-year-old student so much that he skipped holidays with parents and lunches with friends to gift the kids what he loves most ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 08.03.20

BRIEFS: Women ‘in charge’ of ATC

The control tower at Calcutta airport was operated by an all-woman team on Sunday as part of the Internaltional Women’s Day celebrations. A senior official of Calcutta airport’s air traffic contro...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 15.12.19

Turmoil hits park tourism

Flow of tourists, including foreigners, has come down at Kaziranga in Assam because of continuous protests in the state against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA). The tourists who had booked rooms...
By Sanjoy Hazarika in Bokakhat

West Bengal  /  Published 04.01.19

Runaway zoo leopard back: it was hungry

Sachin, the male leopard that had escaped from its enclosure at the Bengal Safari Park on New Year’s Day and triggered its closure, returned on Friday.Forest officials said the leopard was hungry an...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

North East  /  Published 08.12.19

UK tourists told to avoid gatherings

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office of the United Kingdom has advised its nationals visiting the Northeast, especially Assam, to take precautionary measures to avoid trouble in view of the non-stop ag...
By Pranjal Baruah in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 31.12.18

Darjeeling zoo to get Bhutan goat from Germany

The zoo here will have an added attraction in the new year as takin, an antelope-like goat, will be flown from a German zoological park.The takin is the national animal of Bhutan where it is called th...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling


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