West Bengal  /  Published 20.07.21

Bengal: Curbs on travel from Assam

The Bengal health department and the administrations of Alipurduar and Cooch Behar districts which share borders with Assam imposed restrictions on entry of people from the neighbouring state from Mon...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri, Alipurduar

Opinion  /  Published 19.07.21

Reach for the horizon

What I miss the most during the lockdown are the little trips that would take me away from Calcutta for a day. Yes, I would love to stand before the Himalayas again and meditate on my littleness, or t...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya

Travel  /  Published 18.07.21

Maldives: Paradise unpacked

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By Karen Anand

World  /  Published 12.07.21

Indian students worry about travel ban

Thousands of Indians studying medicine in China came home early last year for their winter break and have remained stranded since, unable to return as Covid tightened its grip and now getting more anx...
By PTI in Beijing, New Delhi

India  /  Published 10.07.21

Pandemic is not yet over: Home Secy

Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla on Saturday sounded a note of caution against reported blatant disregard of Covid-appropriate behaviour at hill stations and other tourist locations, stressing that th...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi


Opinion  /  Published 10.07.21

Letters to the editor: WhatsApp’s new privacy policy, post-Covid ‘revenge travel’

Hold off Sir — In a temporary respite for those Indian citizens who were circumspect about having to accept WhatsApp’s new privacy policy, the popular messaging app has said that it will ...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 08.07.21

Delhi: Myanmar patients arrive

A group of 24 patients with serious ailments and awaiting organ transplant and specialised medical treatment for over six months due to the coronavirus pandemic have been brought from Myanmar to Delhi...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 06.07.21

Air traffic goes up in June

Domestic air passenger traffic was back to the growth trajectory in June amid the falling number of COVID-19 cases in the country with around three million passengers flying on local routes in the pre...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Mumbai

World  /  Published 06.07.21

Germany: no ban on Indian tourists

Germany's public health institute said on Monday the United Kingdom, India, Portugal and Russia were no longer "areas of variant concern", reducing travel restrictions for people arrivin...
By Reuters in Berlin

Calcutta  /  Published 02.07.21

Travel travails for furry folk

On the road Road travel is by far the best. “A journey of up to two hours is no big deal — I have patients travelling that much from Howrah to my New Town clinic. Any longer than that an...
By Brinda Sarkar in Salt Lake


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