Calcutta  /  Published 25.09.20

Misti Hub reopens after six months

Housing and Infrastructure Development Corporation (Hidco), that runs the hub, has set aside several safety protocols. No more than 10 people can be inside the building at a time, the porch will not b...
By in

Jharkhand  /  Published 31.08.20

Covid sours sale of popular kalakand

“It’s because of Telaiya’s weather and water, which brings this unique taste,” he said. Sources said in undivided Bihar, people going to Patna for work at the secretariat woul...
By Vishvendu Jaipuriar in Hazaribagh

Calcutta  /  Published 16.08.20

Sweet poise between old and new

A city usually comes with two kinds of environmental heritage: natural and built. In Calcutta both are under tremendous threat. About our city being the cultural capital of India, the less said the be...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 18.01.20

Sweet treat to woo students

Several schools in Assam’s Tinsukia district are offering sweets to students to boost attendance in the new educational session, which has been affected by the cold and the protests against Citizens...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

Calcutta  /  Published 10.04.20

Sour taste in return of sweets

The world has its shutters down but you may just find your neighbourhood sweet shop open. At the chief minister’s orders sweet shops can now operate from noon to 4pm despite the lockdown but shop ow...
By Brinda Sarkar in

West Bengal  /  Published 14.07.19

Trinamul leader pays back ‘sweets’ money

A former Trinamul gram panchayat member returned around Rs 1.55 lakh to 25 beneficiaries of a government housing scheme at a village in the Bankura district on Sunday, claiming they had given him the ...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Bankura

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.05.19

A sweet and rosy day for BJP supporters

Flowers and sweets flew off the shelves as BJP supporters bought hundreds of garlands and bouquets and thousands of kilograms of laddus to celebrate the party’s landslide victory in the city and acr...
By Antara Bose in Jamshedpur

Food  /  Published 14.01.20

The sweet taste of Bengal

Who would dare to introduce a new brand of sweet shops in Calcutta — a city that boasts of sweetmeat shops that are sometimes more than 150 years old? A city where every lane and by-lane has its own...
By Nandini Ganguly in

Opinion  /  Published 04.02.20

Death by sugar

Sir — Saraswati Puja is, apparently, Valentine’s Day for Bengalis. The occasion is also a treat for the lovers of a different kind of sweetness. Kodma, naru, math, nakuldana — metaphorical sweet...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 04.03.19

Why don't we care about this endangered species?

Sir — Bengalis take great pride in the tiger, or bagh. But none seems to be concerned about the fate of the fishing cat, or baghrol. This species is as endangered as the tiger. One of the reasons fo...
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