World  /  Published 26.10.22

Watch: Taiwan reopens its borders

Travellers to Taiwan no longer have to quarantine upon arrival. However, the number of inbound travellers remains capped at 150,000 per week, and the government has banned tourists from mainland China...

Opinion  /  Published 05.08.22

China Diary: Keep safe distance

Job notices mention that only those who’ve never had Covid or, more shockingly, never volunteered at a makeshift Covid hospital can apply...
By Neha Sahay

World  /  Published 01.08.22

NZ borders reopens fully post pandemic

The country had started reopening its borders in February and the final phase was completed on Monday...
By Deutsche Welle

News  /  Published 24.05.22

Offline classes to resume at IIM Joka from May 28

The institute had recorded 28 Covid cases on May 14 among the students of the one-year residential programme...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Joka

News  /  Published 23.04.22

Thailand and Singapore lift test-quarantine rule, travel hopes brighten for Kolkatans

Airlines and tour operators said the decisions could boost tourism in June, when schools have summer recess...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata


News  /  Published 28.03.22

Covid-induced isolation blamed for speech delay in Kolkata toddlers

Experts cite lack of socialisation as significant reason for late speech development...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 28.03.22

International flights to and from Kolkata airport resume two years after Covid break

Dozen flights take off and an equal number land on Sunday; no connection to Europe or US ...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 14.03.22

Travel enthusiasts welcome Bhutan curbs

Among the total foreign tourists who visit the Himalayan country, close to 70 per cent are Indians...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

News  /  Published 15.02.22

Students’ recall set to resume at IIT Kharagpur, IIEST Shibpur

The authorities are also exploring the possibility of resuming hybrid classes from April...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kharagpur

Opinion  /  Published 14.02.22

Letters to the Editor: Even Pide Piper’s music cannot rid Indians of their lack of civic sense

Readers write in from Calcutta, Ujjain and Boston ...


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