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Opinion  /  Published 06.11.20

Toxic fumes: Banning fireworks

Sir — The West Bengal government has ‘advised’ people against the use of firecrackers during Diwali and Kali Puja in view of the Covid-19 pandemic (“Advice against crackers&rdq...
By The Telegraph in

World  /  Published 14.10.20

Poland’s Tallboy bomb explodes

The biggest World War II bomb ever found in Poland exploded under water on Tuesday as navy divers tried to defuse it.  More than 750 people had been evacuated from the area near the Piast Canal ...
By Reuters in Warsaw

World  /  Published 14.07.20

Poland’s Duda wins five-year term again

Polish President Andrzej Duda has won five more years in power on a socially conservative, religious platform in a closely fought election that is likely to deepen Warsaw’s isolation in the Euro...
By Reuters in Warsaw

Travel  /  Published 04.02.19

Warsaw rose from the ashes of the World War

The Good Maharaja'We Polish people are so grateful to the 'Good Maharaja' and I would like to thank you because you are from India,' said Toschka, my guide in Warsaw. I felt embarrassed, not only beca...
By Smita Tripathi in

Opinion  /  Published 16.12.18

Celebrity couple names are an annoying trend

Sir — ‘Ship names’ are serious business. These, however, are not names of marine vessels. Ship names are monikers made by linking the names of celebrity partners such as ‘Virushka’ for Virat...
By The Telegraph in

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India  /  Published 01.03.20

Polish student in JU asked to leave India

A Polish student of Jadavpur University has been asked by the Foreigner Regional Registration Office (FRRO) to leave the country after he participated in an anti-CAA rally in the West Bengal capital, ...
By PTI in Kolkata

Opinion  /  Published 20.11.18

Eastern Europe's anti-immigrant hysteria

I first met Viktor Orbán, the not-quite-dictator of Hungary, in 1989 in Budapest — and the man who introduced us was none other than George Soros. Orbán was then a firebrand student leader, anti-C...
By Gwynne Dyer in

World  /  Published 10.10.19

Austrian, Pole bag literature Nobels

Austrian writer Peter Handke won the 2019 Nobel Prize for Literature on Thursday and the 2018 award went to Polish author Olga Tokarczuk, the Swedish Academy said on Thursday. Handke, 76, was recognis...
By Reuters in Stockholm

Opinion  /  Published 20.07.19

LGBT red flag in Poland

Sir — At least 30 towns and villages in Poland have declared themselves ‘free of LGBT ideology’. Swidnik was the first to declare its homophobic leanings in this staunchly Catholic country. The ...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 18.03.20

High court sets aside Centre's notice to Polish student to leave India

Calcutta High Court on Wednesday set aside a government notice to a Polish student to leave India for allegedly participating in an anti-CAA rally in the city.Justice Sabyasachi Bhattacharyya directed...
By PTI in Calcutta


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