States  /  Published 02.04.21

Tourists stuck in Sikkim snow rescued

The Indian Army on late Wednesday rescued more than 450 tourists from Yongdi in North Sikkim where they had been stranded because of heavy snowfall. The tourists, who had travelled to North Sikkim in...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

India  /  Published 14.01.20

Avalanches kill 9 in Kashmir

Four security force personnel, including a BSF jawan from Bengal, and five civilians have died since Monday evening as heavy snowfall across Kashmir triggered multiple avalanches that left people trap...
By Our Special Correspondent in Srinagar

Entertainment  /  Published 30.04.19

Game of Thrones S8E03: A true spectacle

82 minutes of sharp intake of breath and convoluted expressions later, we were finally done with what is being hailed as one of the most iconic episodes of the Game of Thrones. But was it really? For ...
By Shrestha Saha in

India  /  Published 05.11.18

Freak snow hits Valley apple crop

A rare November snowfall has wreaked havoc on the apple orchards in the Valley and caused serious damage to the crop and the trees.The Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Monday estimated the ...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

Travel  /  Published 12.07.19

From snow leopards to tigers, chasing the big cats

Tiger tiger burning bright“Those are Rajbehra’s pugmarks, she’s headed towards Magadhi. Let’s try our luck there tomorrow.” And with that Ravi turned the car back to our safari lodge, after ...
By Shashanka Nanda in


Entertainment  /  Published 03.05.19

A Dog’s Way Home is as ridiculous as it gets

As an actor, Charles Martin Smith once played a fictionalised version of the real-life writer Farley Mowat in Never Cry Wolf, a sometimes strenuously realistic Arctic adventure. The role must have mad...
By New York Times News Service in

West Bengal  /  Published 29.01.19

2nd snow tryst for Darjeeling

Snow returned to Darjeeling town within a month on Tuesday, cheering tourists and residents alike. Though the flakes came down for two-and-half hours, the intensity was less and so was the deposition ...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 29.12.18

Darjeeling party begins below freezing point

The mercury dropped to minus one degree Celsius in Darjeeling town on Saturday, leaving areas in the vicinity carpeted with ice and cheering tourists.In Sikkim, the temperature plumbed two degrees Cel...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

Arts  /  Published 17.01.19

GoT's Jon Snow turns to True West after the North

By Namrata Bhawnani in

India  /  Published 04.11.18

Jammu-Srinagar highway opens after a day's blockage

The Jammu-Srinagar national highway was opened for one-way traffic on Sunday, a day after it closed because of heavy snowfall and landslides, officials said.The only all-weather road linking the Kashm...
By PTI in Srinagar


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