Opinion  /  Published 27.02.19

A tale of two detectives

A Study in Scarlet, the first adventure of Sherlock Holmes, arguably the world’s most famous fictional detective, appeared in 1887. The same year, R. Reid, a sleuth in real life, wrote Every Man His...
By Uddalak Mukherjee in

Jharkhand  /  Published 26.02.19

Tempest toll on glow fest

Gale winds at 60kmph and pounding hailstones flattened more than a dozen illumination models at the landmark Jubilee Park that was getting ready for the March 3 Founder’s Day celebrations.The damage...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 19.03.20

Swimming pools shut

The public swimming pools in Salt Lake have closed down. So has the pool in New Town Business Club. In Salt Lake, the two swimming pools run by the civic body, in Central Park and in CJ Block, are clo...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 07.06.19

Rameswar Teli promises jobs in Northeast

Union minister of state for food processing Rameswar Teli said at Margherita in Tinsukia district of Upper Assam on Friday that he would explore avenues to generate jobs in the Northeast.The Dibrugarh...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

Heritage  /  Published 01.06.19

The romantic story behind Odisha's Belgadia Palace

For most tourists, Baripada is nothing more than a gateway to the Simlipal National Park, famous for its tigers and elephants, in Odisha. That there could be tucked deep within the small town an iride...
By Prasun Chaudhuri in

India  /  Published 31.05.19

Lone orangutan dies of old age

India’s lone orangutan, 41-year-old Binny, died at Nandankanan Zoo on Wednesday night. She was suffering from old-age complications, respiratory infection and a wound in her throat.Orangutans are th...
By Our Correspondent in Bhubaneswar

West Bengal  /  Published 12.03.20

Reel connect for real fighters at Park Circus

An eight-year-old girl living in a border village thinks she has found a solution to the continuous crossfire by staying awake all night. The girl’s story was narrated in Nooreh, a 22-minute film on...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 11.03.20

Things look black for Namdapha greenery

Namdapha National Park in Changlang district of Arunachal Pradesh is facing a massive deforestation threat because of felling of trees by the timber smugglers. Namdapha National Park is 1,985km (766 s...
By Avik Chakraborty in Dibrugarh

West Bengal  /  Published 10.03.20

Park Circus camaraderie in colours

Park Circus Maidan, where a women-led protest against the new citizenship regime has been on since January 7, witnessed scenes of camaraderie with people celebrating Holi.On Tuesday, the women on vigi...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Travel  /  Published 25.05.19

A look at Simlipal National Park and its creatures

It takes a brave man to want to venture towards Simlipal in April. We took a 320-km drive — a torturous one — to the national park in the Mayurbhanj district in Odisha. Patches of bad road, red du...
By Tarun Sircar in


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