Jharkhand  /  Published 09.01.20

Dimna bears picnic brunt

Dimna Lake, a picnic hotspot, has turned into a dumping ground for thermocol plates, rotten food and plastic bags, with Jusco finding it difficult to keep the place clean with fewer number of workers....
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.01.20

Picnic over, face the filth

New Year, age-old littering on a picnic spot. Scenic Domuhani in Sonari, also known as Rivers’ Meet, was found littered with rotting food, thermocol plates, plastic waste and other garbage on Monday...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.01.20

Picnic over, time for clean-up, Jharia youths show the way

Picnic spots are not litter zones. A group of around 20 youths from Jharia’s youth outfit Samadhan, who educate over 2,000 children from underprivileged homes for free, carried out a cleanliness dri...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

North East  /  Published 31.12.19

CAA cloud hangs on meat traders

The meat of the matter is that the CAA-effect is telling on fish, mutton and chicken vendors in this Tinsukia district town of Upper Assam. “The sale of mutton is down. Procuring goats is also very ...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

North East  /  Published 29.12.19

Protests affect tourist footfall

The fall in the number of picnickers at Kaziranga National Park and its adjacent picnic spots has affected small traders of the area.December is generally a peak time for picnickers and local tourists...
By Sanjoy Hazarika in Bokakhat

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.12.19

Picnic rush at Dalma in festive run-up

Scores of picnickers from the steel city and surrounding areas are visiting the scenic Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary to bask in the winter sun amid nature.“The number of picnickers is increasing every da...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 12.12.19

A day in the sun

The mercury is hovering below 25ºC for most of the day. The sun has mellowed. It is time to pack picnic baskets and set out for a fun-filled day with family and friends. Eco Urban VillageManaged by:...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 30.07.19

Man & wife killed in Narendrapur, bodies stuffed in bags

A couple who were caretakers of a farmhouse in Narendrapur, on the southern fringe, were found murdered and their bodies stuffed inside two trolley bags in a room on Tuesday.Family members failed to r...
By Our Special Correspondent in Narendrapur

Books  /  Published 25.01.19

Going for a picnic: Eat, drink and be murderous!

The arrival of winter in this part of the country— although there is some debate on whether the nominal dip in mercury can be called that — turns the air not just crisp but also thick with excitem...
By Srimoyee Bagchi in

Culture  /  Published 12.01.19

A picnic with fish fingers and a DJ, anyone?

The Bengali word for picnic is choruibhaati. Chorui means open space and bhaati, feasting. In my mind, somehow, the term had come to be punched with a passage from Bibhutibhushan Bandyopadhyay’s Pat...
By Moumita Chaudhuri in


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