West Bengal  /  Published 08.08.22

2 birders drown

Bengal on Sunday reported 639 Covid-19 infections, 1,121 recoveries and two deaths. Currently, the state has 7,847 active cases, including 219 in hospitals, according to a bulletin. The recovery rate...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

News  /  Published 02.08.22

Southeast Asia back on radar of Kolkatans, 2.19 lakh Indians visit Singapore in 120 days

Southeast Asia, one of the more popular international travel destinations for Kolkatans before Covid, has once again started drawing tourists as countries like Singapore and Thailand have eased restri...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

Places  /  Published 21.07.22

Tour operators gear up for Puja boom despite recent spike in COVID figures

There is no ‘season’ anymore When people resumed travelling after the pandemic, they started doing so almost throughout the year. Earlier, people from Kolkata would usually travel during ...
By Bishwabijoy Mitra

World  /  Published 15.07.22

Climate: Tourist spots under threat

Rising sea level present a growing problem for the island of Mallorca, yet nobody knows how to stop vast quantities of sand being washed into the sea. These days, there is only space for three instead...
By Deutsche Welle


Places  /  Published 20.04.22

A road-trip adventure through Sikkim

Sikkim Zoo: It has limited animals but the hike is rewarding. One gets to see the snow leopard, red panda, golden pheasant, yaks and gorals, small ungulates with an appearance like that of a goat or...
By Iftekhar Ahsan

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.04.22

Deoghar: Stranded tourists rescued

Earlier cable car accidents In 2019, a family of four and three tourist guides died after cables of a ropeway in the ski resort of Gulmarg  snapped. Another ropeway accident in Januar...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

News  /  Published 30.03.22

Travel agent nabbed for duping Salt Lake resident of Rs 52,000

The organisation People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (Peta) has submitted a report to chief minister Mamata Banerjee and other government officials this week calling for a ban on horse-drawn c...
By A Staff Reporter in Kolkata, Salt Lake

West Bengal  /  Published 28.03.22

Strawberry Sunday for village

“We will encourage farmers to take up agriculture by building market linkages. In fact, a chain of hotel from Darjeeling has decided to pick up all the strawberries and vegetables grown in this ...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 20.03.22

Mirik bans plastic carry bags

The Trinamul-led civic board of Mirik municipality ahead of the summer tourist season has announced a complete ban on use of plastic carry bags across the civic area, effective from Monday. “Ou...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri


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