West Bengal  /  Published 11.07.20

Digha tourism faces choppy waters

The state tourism department reopened 10 of its 32 tourist lodges across Bengal. “Ten tourist lodges of our department are open for visitors. Among these, eight are in south Bengal and two in n...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Digha

West Bengal  /  Published 09.07.20

Hills: no-entry for tourists

The Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) on Wednesday announced its decision to ban the entry of tourists in the hills till July 31. The GTA had earlier decided to open the hills — close...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

Opinion  /  Published 06.07.20

Track concerns: Railways to be privatized?

The Centre is reported to be considering incremental steps to privatize the Indian railways. It has announced a process to identify private players that would run 109 pairs of trains. The process is e...
By The Editorial Board in

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.07.20

Funds fillip for struggling international woman footballer

Bokaro deputy commissioner Mukesh Kumar has assured financial help for struggling international footballer Saphira Hssa. Hssa hails from a poor family in Kurmidih. Her father is a contract labour at ...
By Our Correspondent in Bokaro

West Bengal  /  Published 15.06.20

Welcome tourists, Dooars residents told

Tourism industry stakeholders in the eastern Dooars have launched a confidence-building campaign among people in and around tourist spots and resorts to try and ensure that local people do not make gu...
By TT Bureau in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 13.06.20

Restraint call after tourist incident

Hotel owners and tourism stakeholders in north Bengal, already bleeding from losses, are upset over a recent incident in Darjeeling in which some local youths asked a group of Calcutta tourists to lea...
By TT Bureau in Siliguri

Jharkhand  /  Published 13.06.20

Contest beckons Jharkhand tourists

Travel, learn and earn a few perks while you explore Jharkhand.Tourists visiting the state can earn vouchers for a free three-day and two-night stay at any Jharkhand Tourism Development Corporation (J...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 11.06.20

Hoteliers play safe

The state government allowed hotels and resorts across Bengal to reopen from June 8 as part of Unlock 1, but it’s been a mixed bag.The state tourism department has gone ahead and reopened five of it...
By Bireswar Banerjee in

West Bengal  /  Published 10.06.20

Homestay home truths

When Narbu G. Lama, owner of the Takdah Heritage Colonial Bungalow 12 here, got a call on Tuesday for a booking later this month, he thought his ears had deceived him.“The caller said he needed a ro...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

Travel  /  Published 09.06.20

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