India  /  Published 26.09.22

IRCTC offers Durga Puja special menu

"Passengers can call on 1323 to book their meals and get them delivered to their seats," officials said. This is the latest offering from the Rail PSU, which started its 'Vrat Navratri&...
By PTI in New Delhi

News  /  Published 25.09.22

Kurmis call off rail stir, tourism industry relieved

Stakeholders of the tourism industry in West Bengal had enough reasons to rejoice. The Kurmis, after blocking trains for five days, withdrew their rail blockade after hectic meetings with government o...
By Bishwabijoy Mitra

News  /  Published 22.09.22

Low-hanging wires pose safety hazard to double-decker buses with Durga Puja tourists

“The tourism department will organise special tours with international visitors during the Puja on double-decker buses. The department has named some of the points on the route where the cables ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 21.09.22

Rush for Durga Puja travel back after 2 years, airfares head north

The rush to go on vacation during the Puja is back after a gap of two years, when travelling took a major hit because of the Covid pandemic. High on demand among festive vacationers are international...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

Places  /  Published 18.09.22

Lake surreal: Udaipur needs only three days to grow on you

The city is chock-full of stunning handicrafts and art but you really need to know where to look. Everyone advised us to go Hathi Pol Bazaar, which quite frankly is a mess and a disappointment except ...
By Karen Anand


News  /  Published 16.09.22

Durga Puja fun during trip to north Bengal

“If they call us, we will guide them to the location,” he added. The helpline, HHTDN sources said, will be launched on September 27, World Tourism Day, when the organisation will also hos...
By Binita Paul in Siliguri

Places  /  Published 15.09.22

In pictures: A day trip to picturesque Pelling

A visit to Sikkim’s Pelling is all about heavenly views, elegant monasteries and welcoming locals...
By Pooja Mitra

India  /  Published 15.09.22

India-Bhutan border to reopen on Sept 23

India-Bhutan border gates at Samdrup Jhongkhar and Gelephu along the Assam frontier will reopen for tourists on September 23 for the first time since the COVID-19 outbreak. A Bhutanese delegation, le...
By PTI in Kokrajhar (Assam)

News  /  Published 14.09.22

Park Hotels to run Digha property of West Bengal govt

The Park Hotels will run a 65-room hotel at the Digha Convention Centre, for which an agreement was signed between the group and the Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority (KMDA) on Tuesday. ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

North East  /  Published 12.09.22

Meghalaya: Temporary licence for casinos

The Meghalaya government has granted a temporary licence to three firms for operating on-premises casinos to promote niche tourism in the state, Taxation Minister James P K Sangma told the Assembly on...


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