India  /  Published 04.11.21

WHO boost for Covaxin

The World Health Organisation on Wednesday issued an “emergency use listing” for Covaxin that could boost the global acceptability of India’s home-grown Covid-19 vaccine and expand i...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 31.10.21

Visa appointment wait to be longer: US Embassy

The US Embassy here has said there will be significant appointment wait times for some non-immigrant visa categories as it builds back from COVID-19-related interruptions. From November 8, an estimat...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

News  /  Published 25.10.21

Curated tours to woo tourists to Netaji circuit

The move to showcase the life of Bose is part of the government’s efforts under the Amrit Mahotsav celebrations to commemorate 75 years of Indian Independence. The culture and tourism ministry ...
By My Kolkata & PTI

Travel  /  Published 24.10.21

Enchanting wilderness

Getting a picture of red and green macaws, flying over the moss-covered water, against a backdrop of cratered reddish gray sandstone, is any photographer’s dream. This is also a success story of...
By J.R. Ram

Places  /  Published 23.10.21

Mandarmani's long beaches are just a short road trip away from Kolkata

Finally, a word of caution – secluded locales have their share of discomfort, therefore exercising caution is always advisable. Soak in the sun, take a long, safe walk with the fabled red crabs,...
By Amiyanath Bhattacharya


News  /  Published 23.10.21

Families of Bengal trekkers missing in Uttarakhand appeal for help

Family members of the five trekkers from West Bengal, who went missing in an avalanche in Uttarakhand, on Friday urged the Bengal government to provide details of their whereabouts and end the agonisi...
By My Kolkata & PTI in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 19.10.21

Travel to Dooars for a taste of Bhutan

Want to visit Bhutan but find the compulsory paid quarantine too cumbersome? Try the Dooars instead, which has similar culture and cuisine, tour operators in north Bengal are saying. Tour operators h...
By Binita Paul in Siliguri

World  /  Published 15.10.21

US: Jabbed travellers allowed from Nov 8

The White House will announce on Friday it will lift travel restrictions for fully vaccinated foreign nationals effective Nov. 8, at land borders and for air travel, a White House official said. Curb...
By Reuters in Washington

India  /  Published 13.10.21

No Covid checks for UK returnees

The government has withdrawn a travel advisory that added COVID-19 related additional checks and restrictions on those arriving from the UK after the British government ordered discontinuation of mand...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi


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