Places  /  Published 05.01.22

Explore heritage along the Hooghly, bend by bend

The Experience Ganges tour can be booked from the WBTDC website  Package with deluxe river-facing rooms costs Rs 8,599 Package with non-river-facing standard rooms costs Rs 7,899   Ra...
By Rangan Datta

News  /  Published 05.01.22

Extra day for flights from Delhi, Mumbai

The state government on Tuesday informed the Centre that it would allow flights from Delhi and Mumbai three days a week from Wednesday, instead of two days that was decided earlier. On January 2, the...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.01.22

State curbs sink tour operators

In Jamshedpur, the weather may have been sunny and beautiful on Tuesday, but there was no visitor at Jubilee Park, Dimna Lake, Chandil Dam and Bhurudih Dam, usually bustling with picnickers in January...
By Our Bureau in Ranchi /Jamshedpur

Culture  /  Published 02.01.22

The ubiquitous Bengali traveller

The Bengali traveller is ubiquitous. Whether you are visiting Ladakhi monasteries or Rajasthani palaces, the odds are you will be sharing them with a few Bengalis. No matter if you love the mountains ...
By Paromita Sen

Places  /  Published 29.12.21

Tonglu-Tumling trail offers first-timers a small taste of trekking

A trek to Tonglu and Tumling can be a rewarding experience for first-time trekkers and encourage them to embark on more such journeys. If you wish to travel the entire route by car from Siliguri, the...
By Amitabha Gupta


World  /  Published 29.12.21

Mid-air scare: Ice falls on BA plane

A British Airways aircraft carrying around 200 holiday travellers from London survived a mid-air scare after a lump of ice from a jet 1,000 feet above it smashed into the plane at 35,000 feet that lef...
By PTI in London

India  /  Published 22.12.21

Omicron: Odisha reports two cases

Odisha has reported its first two cases of the omicron variant of Covid-19. While one of the patients carrying the virus had returned from Nigeria, the other came back to the state from Qatar.  ...
By Our Correspondent in Bhubaneswar

Places  /  Published 21.12.21

Churches of Bengal: Christ Church of Burdwan

It is important to note that though Curzon Gate is the most well-known landmark of Burdwan city, Christ Church is of a much older colonial heritage. The church is located just off GT Road in Pakmara ...
By Somen Sengupta

World  /  Published 17.12.21

France boosts UK travel curbs

France announced on Thursday that because of surging Covid-19 cases in Britain only designated categories of people would be allowed to travel between the two countries, and anyone arriving from Brita...
By Reuters in Paris

Places  /  Published 13.12.21

Churches of Bengal: MacFarlane Memorial Church of Kalimpong

Sunday mornings, when it opens its doors to the public, are the best time to visit the church. Week-long musical events are also planned every year during the festive weeks. However, one needs to obta...
By Somen Sengupta


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