North East  /  Published 29.03.19

Peace and tolerance missive in namaz

It is noon. The surroundings of Sadarpatty mosque is filled with the fragrance of ittar, Jannat-ul Firdoush (aroma). Hundreds of Muslim youths bow down and offer namaz of jumma (special prayers on Fri...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

North East  /  Published 26.03.19

Steps for disabled voters

In adherence to the Election Commission’s motto, “No voter to be left behind”, all efforts are being made by the Hailakandi district administration to ensure that the differently-abled persons g...
By Satananda Bhattacharjee in Hailakandi

West Bengal  /  Published 14.02.19

Calcutta Metro to scrap static timetable

Metro Railway, which once ran like clockwork, is doing away with its static timetable and replacing that with a sensor-based information system designed to tell commuters the expected time of arrival ...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Entertainment  /  Published 16.08.19

A lot of love in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

There is a lot of love in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, and quite a bit to enjoy. The screen is crowded with signs of Quentin Tarantino’s well-established ardour — for the movies and television s...
By A.O. Scott/ NYTNS

Business  /  Published 11.06.20

Check on promoters

A discussion paper of the RBI on Thursday proposed that the maximum tenure of a promoter of a bank as a wholetime director or CEO in that lender should be 10 years. RBI said to build a robust culture ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai


Entertainment  /  Published 10.02.20

'Parasite' creates Oscar history, wins Best Picture

[{"id":1,"type":"text","value":"A foreign-language film finally conquered the Oscars.In a historic victory that highlighted the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences\u2019 scramble to diversify ...
By New York Times News Service/Brooks Barnes and Nicole Sperling in Los Angeles

North East  /  Published 24.03.19

First-time voters hold trump card in Meghalaya

First-time voters will play a decisive role in the electoral outcomes of aspiring parliamentarians from Meghalaya in this year’s Lok Sabha polls.There are 76,782 first-time voters registered so far,...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

Education  /  Published 19.02.19

The Code Book

I was in Class VI when I read Artemis Fowl, the first book of the series by Eoin Colfer. In it there is a secret code, a set of symbols — a human eye, an arrow, a hexagon with intersecting diagonals...
By Madhura Banerjee

Opinion  /  Published 23.11.19

Towards the end of our beginnings

More than Time it is that flows incessant, though Time it is that chiefly flows. From no beginning, or none that we know, towards no end, or none that we know. Or yet do. Towards the end of Time we ti...
By Sankarshan Thakur

World  /  Published 12.12.18

4 journalists and a newspaper are Time's Person of the Year

Time magazine on Tuesday recognised journalists as its 2018 Person of the Year in what it said was an effort to emphasise the importance of reporters' work in an increasingly hostile world.The designa...
By AP in New York


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