West Bengal  /  Published 18.09.20

North Bengal forests to reopen

The state forest department has decided to reopen national parks and wildlife sanctuaries of north Bengal to visitors from September 23.  “At a meeting on Wednesday, it was decided to reop...
By Anirban Choudhury, Avijit Sinha in Siliguri/Alipurduar

India  /  Published 18.09.20

Hotel: order to CBI on Shourie

A special court here has asked the CBI to file cases against former Union minister Arun Shourie and the then disinvestment secretary Pradip Baijal over the sale of an ITDC hotel, allegedly at a loss o...
By PTI in Jodhpur

West Bengal  /  Published 17.09.20

Resort workers protest against ‘rude’ manager

Twenty-one employees of a tourist resort run by West Bengal Tourism Development Corporation (WBTDCL) at Murti on the fringes of Gorumara National Park here on Wednesday locked the property’s ent...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 14.09.20

Mirik homestays to reopen tomorrow

“The district administration has allowed opening of hotels and homestays for tourists and it was conveyed to us by the SDO of Mirik. This made us hold a meeting in Mirik (located around 50km fr...
By Bireswar Banerjee, Anirban Choudhury in Siliguri, Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 13.09.20

Binay Tamang sets tidy-up task with cash prize

Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) chief Binay Tamang on Saturday asked residents of Darjeeling, Kurseong, Kalimpong and Mirik towns to carry out cleanliness drives in their wards and across civic areas as ...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 12.09.20

Scan on Sikkim draft proposal for tourism revival

A draft proposal prepared by the Sikkim tourism and civil aviation department in consultation with local tourism stakeholders for reopening the state for tourists has prompted at least two association...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

Calcutta  /  Published 11.09.20

Virtual tour of Victoria Memorial

The marble monument and the garden have been off limits to visitors since March 15 because of the Covid-19 pandemic. On March 15, the most visited museum in the country had recorded a footfall of 11,0...
By Anasuya Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 10.09.20

Run more trains, plead north Bengal tourism stakeholders

Tourism industry stakeholders in north Bengal are urging senior railway officials of the Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) to allow more trains to run in the region. Ever since regular train services ...
By Avijit Sinha, Anirban Choudhury in Siliguri/Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 10.09.20

Jalpaiguri tourism hub on fast track

Senior officials of Jalpaiguri district administration and state government departments held a meeting at the district magistrate office here on Wednesday to discuss the progress of ongoing work at th...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

Business  /  Published 10.09.20

Stimulus demand from industry

India’s travel and tourism industry and the entire value chain is likely to lose around Rs 5 lakh crore, or $65.57 billion, because of the Covid-19 pandemic. Hotel occupancy is likely to be at ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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