Style  /  Published 21.09.20

CIMA Art in Life: take the plunge

Exclusive and yet affordable, CIMA Art in Life is a festive bonanza for the stylish and the house-proud. You can browse and buy at CIMA Gallery from 11am to 8pm and Studio 21 from 11am to 7pm every da...
By Chandreyee Chatterjee

West Bengal  /  Published 28.07.20

Death precedes Covid report, labs overflow with samples

An 85-year-old man died early on Monday in Burdwan town without confirmation of his Covid-19 status, as the reports of his and 12 other relatives were delayed. In the evening, reports showed the dece...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan

India  /  Published 20.07.20

Covid: why hold back information?

Officials of the Union health ministry had in early April blocked public disclosure of the names of 36 districts where researchers had found evidence of community transmission of the new coronavirus, ...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 27.01.20

Weaver crafts sari with Hasina image

Master weaver Biren Basak of Nadia’s Phulia has handcrafted an image of Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on a piece of Jamdani sari as a mark of his tribute to the woman who has been at the ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Nadia

India  /  Published 30.05.20

Questions on Covid data

Over 44 per cent of the 40,000-plus Covid-19 patients detected during the first two months of the epidemic’s growth in India have no documented history of exposure to the infection, suggesting poor ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


West Bengal  /  Published 20.01.19

Bonfire of saris in wedding season

Sari shops Traders Assembly and Adi Dhakeswari Bastralaya were gutted with their warehouses in the peak wedding season when fire broke out early on Sunday at the landmark five-storey building that hou...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Style  /  Published 07.10.18

#sixyardsand365days: Sari fans unite globally

She saw her mother weaving yarns on her spinning wheel as a child. Years later she has taken up the cudgels for handloom saris and weavers through a Facebook group. Sunita Budhiraja, an author and a c...
By Chandreyee Ghose

West Bengal  /  Published 19.04.19

Sari hubs script poll designs

Weavers in Nadia textile hubs Phulia and Santipur have started producing saris embossed with logos and symbols of various political parties.The weavers’ sights are set on the trend of women particip...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Santipur

Style  /  Published 02.11.18

Luxe Lookbook in brocade for Diwali

There’s nothing more luxe than Benarasis when it comes to festive dressing. Whether it’s the Diwali puja or the taash party, a brocade Benarasi outfit is an instant way to go glam and luxurious. I...
By The Telegraph

Calcutta  /  Published 09.05.20

Respiratory cases panel

The health department has set up a 12-member committee of teachers of community medicine from medical colleges to find out whether proper steps are being taken to manage cases of influenza like illnes...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta


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