News  /  Published 27.09.22

Wet spell alert for Durga Puja days between October 2 and 5

A typhoon barrelling across the Philippines has the seeds of a potential Puja spoilsport in Kolkata. In a preliminary update on the Puja weather, the Met office said on Monday that the festive days &...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

World  /  Published 15.09.22

Book bans raise censorship fears

Independent authors and book publishers in the Philippines are coming under pressure for alleged ties to the country's Communist Party and for criticizing the government. In August, the Commissio...
By Deutsche Welle

World  /  Published 31.07.22

Philippines: Fidel Ramos dies at 94

Philippines' former President Fidel Ramos, who oversaw a stable tenure following the upheaval which peaked with the overthrow of a dictatorial regime, died on Sunday aged 94. Known as "stead...
By Deutsche Welle

World  /  Published 27.07.22

Philippines jolted

Meanwhile, in Manila, the city's metro rail systems were halted and major buildings including the Senate were evacuated. The Philippines lies along the Pacific "Ring of Fire," ...
By Deutsche Welle

India  /  Published 26.06.22

Bid to popularise volleyball in India

Volleyball Federation of India (VFI) president Achyuta Samanta on Thursday met top officials of the international volleyball federation in Manila, Philippines, and discussed measures to popularise the...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar


Opinion  /  Published 21.06.22

Packaging disaster

The image advisers of Narendra Modi have packaged him so well that no truth can stick to him. Products are protected and preserved by packaging. But they will still have social and environmental costs...
By Samir Nazareth

Entertainment  /  Published 20.06.22

Sandipta Sen’s Philippines diaries

Dancing on the sand. Check. Sandipta, who often shares dance reels on Instagram, grooved to the latest Bolly hit Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 on the Malcapuya Island. ...
By Pooja Mitra in Calcutta

Food  /  Published 14.06.22

In pictures: A Filipino feast – dishes to try on your Philippines holiday

From the ever-present pork staples and calamansi limes to halo halo and balut, these are the choicest things to eat on your island getaway...
By Rumela Basu

World  /  Published 11.05.22

Judge me by actions: Marcos Jr

The son of the disgraced late Philippines dictator Ferdinand Marcos vowed on Tuesday to work for all people after his stunning election victory, and told the world to judge him by his presidency, not ...
By Reuters in Manila

World  /  Published 10.05.22

Back to Marcos era

The Philippines woke to a new but familiar political dawn on Tuesday, after an election triumph by Ferdinand Marcos Jr paved the way for a once unimaginable return to the country's highest office ...
By Reuters in Manila


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