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Places  /  Published 15.01.22

Exploring Burdwan’s Dariyapur Dokra village

Before you go Dariyapur is about 145 km from Kolkata and can be an ideal day-trip  The nearest railway station to Dariyapur is Guskara, 4 km away Burdwan town is an hour’s drive away a...
By Rangan Datta

News  /  Published 15.01.22

‘Conflicting information, no intimation’: Young Kolkatan’s Air India ordeal

We called a travel executive and he told us the flight wasn’t reflecting on his system. Thus began our series of frantic calls to the AI call centre, each lasting at least an hour, with another ...
By My Kolkata in Kolkata

News  /  Published 15.01.22

Air India cancellations, lack of communication harass Kolkata fliers

“The flight was cancelled but there was no communication from Air India. Luckily, my travel agent in Kolkata, who was checking the flight status, informed us that the flight was cancelled. He re...
By Sanjay Mandal, Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 14.01.22

Flier count in and out of Kolkata airport dips by half in a week

The airlines and tour operators have been hit by the third wave of Covid. SpiceJet sources said the airline had about 30 per cent of the bookings in and out of Kolkata cancelled in the past week. To ...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

India  /  Published 11.01.22

7 arrested at Delhi airport

The Delhi Police has arrested seven passengers for allegedly trying to travel on fake documents from the city airport, officials said on Tuesday. One agent has also been arrested in connection with t...
By PTI, Shabina Akhtar in New Delhi

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Lifestyle  /  Published 09.01.22

What makes Kerala’s Varkala cliff beach so special?

“We usually have foreigners and not just this time of the year, but throughout the year,” informed the owner of Sand Castle. He lamented that last couple of years, because of Covid, hardly...
By Tathagata Chowdhury

Places  /  Published 08.01.22

A drive to Massanjore Dam: Scenic, spectacular and serene

Quick facts:  Massanjore is 270 km from Kolkata, 70 km from Bolpur and 32 km from Dumka. Buses plying between Siuri and Dumka pass through Massanjore. The Massanjore Dam, built in the 1950s w...
By Chaiti Mitra

West Bengal  /  Published 08.01.22

Plea for tourist spot relaxation

Tourism stakeholders in north Bengal on Friday urged the Mamata Banerjee government to allow the opening of tourist spots with 50 per cent capacity for the survival of the industry that took a beating...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri/Alipurduar

People  /  Published 06.01.22

Cycling the Himalayas: Meet Jyotishka Biswas, who undertakes mountain trips on his bike

The last two years have not been easy for travelling due to the pandemic, but Biswas managed to make a few short cycling trips. On a cycling holiday to Plassey in Berhampore this November, he met musi...
By Barnini Maitra Chakraborty

Lifestyle  /  Published 06.01.22

Filmmaker Satrajit Sen gets a first experience of the Jhore Jole Jongole

Satrajit Sen is an Indian film director, producer and entrepreneur. ...
By Satrajit Sen


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