India  /  Published 29.06.21

Stimulus package built around govt guarantees

By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 28.06.21

Soon, healthcare unit in Buxa hills

Residents of the tiny hamlets in and around Buxa hills of Alipurduar will finally have access to basic healthcare in their locality. For the first time, the district administration has taken the init...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 26.06.21

Tourism guidelines stress Covid safety

The state tourism department has issued fresh standard operating procedures for tourism stakeholders to run their businesses once ongoing Covid-19 restrictions are withdrawn or eased. Nandini Chakrav...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

India  /  Published 09.06.21

Ganga: plea to PM from Varanasi

A retired professor in Varanasi has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath requesting them not to change the shape and nature of the Ganga and hinder ...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

West Bengal  /  Published 29.04.21

Mirik homestays brave the second wave of Covid

Homestay owners in Mirik, a tiny town in Darjeeling hills, are trying to run their accommodations despite the second wave in Covid-19 cases. Mirik subdivision — the smallest in the hills &mdash...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri


West Bengal  /  Published 24.04.21

Tourist screening in Alipurduar

“Food will be served in their rooms. The health department and local administration will keep tabs on whether guidelines are being followed in these accommodations. If required, screening will b...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 21.04.21

Stricter hygiene rules for tourism industry

The fresh surge in Covid cases — 9,819 new infections in Bengal on Tuesday — has prompted the Bengal tourism department to issue a number of fresh guidelines for stakeholders of the indust...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

Opinion  /  Published 21.04.21

A flawed but pragmatic view

By Anamitra Anurag Danda

West Bengal  /  Published 16.04.21

Virus spike scares tourists away

Stakeholders of the tourism industry across north Bengal are on tenterhooks because of the sudden surge in Covid-19 cases across the country during the past few weeks. In north Bengal, tourism is the...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar

States  /  Published 09.04.21

Covid caution for Sikkim tour industry

Lukendra Rasaily, the chairman of Sikkim Tourism Development Corporation, on Thursday said the tourism industry in the Himalayan state should be prepared to accept a downturn in business over the next...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri


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