News  /  Published 27.11.21

Air tickets costlier now, bookings low from Kolkata

A flier to Dubai has to undergo an additional Rapid PCR test at Kolkata airport before boarding the flight that costs Rs 4,000 along with the routine RT-PCR test that has to be conducted within 72 hou...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

World  /  Published 06.11.21

Thai parties for law reform

 Nine political parties in Thailand have taken a position on reform of a strict royal insults law in recent days, bringing into the mainstream a controversial debate that would have been unthinka...
By Reuters in Bangkok

Opinion  /  Published 19.09.21

Letters to the Editor: Kohli quitting as T20 skipper not good for team

Sir — It is crucial that we are aware of the ingredients going into any packaged food that we consume and make informed choices (“Bitter taste”, Sep 17). Packaged food has not only l...
By The Telegraph

World  /  Published 08.04.21

Thai monk rescued from cave

Thai rescue workers said on Wednesday they had freed a Buddhist monk trapped inside a flooded cave in Thailand’s Phitsanulok province, after he went inside days ago to meditate. The monk, ident...
By Reuters in Bangkok

World  /  Published 31.03.21

Karen rebels brace for major offensive

One of Myanmar’s main ethnic minority rebel groups warned of a growing threat of major conflict on Tuesday and called for international intervention against a military crackdown on opponents of ...
By Reuters


World  /  Published 30.03.21

Myanmar airstrikes make people flee

Thai soldiers began sending back some of the thousands of people who have fled a series of airstrikes by the military in neighbouring Myanmar, people familiar with the matter said on Monday. The insec...
By AP in Mae Sakoep, Thailand

Calcutta  /  Published 06.03.21

Tour operators want Thai rule revoked

The Thailand government must do away with its 14-day quarantine rule so that tourists can start visiting the country again, tour operators of Calcutta told the Thai authorities on Friday. At an inter...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 19.02.21

At long last: removal of Kiran Bedi

Sir — The removal of Kiran Bedi as the lieutenant-governor of Puducherry must have come as a great relief not only for the chief minister, V. Narayanasamy, but also for a large section of the pe...
By The Telegraph

World  /  Published 20.01.21

Thai woman gets jail for king slur

A Thai court on Tuesday sentenced a 65-year-old woman to more than 43 years in jail for sharing online posts criticising the royal family, her lawyer said, the country’s harshest ever sentence f...
By Reuters in Bangkok

Sports  /  Published 15.01.21

Indians defeated in Yonex Thailand Open

India’s Saina Nehwal was knocked out of the Yonex Thailand Open Super 1000 event after losing to Thailand’s Busanan Ongbamrungphan in the second round here on Thursday. In a battle of att...
By PTI in Bangkok


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