News  /  Published 31.05.22

Long queues for security check delay flights at Kolkata airport

“At times several passengers of a particular flight are stuck in security check queues, delaying the flight,” said an airline official. The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) is res...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

Places  /  Published 30.05.22

Hazrat Pir Sadruddin Madari Dargah: A 700-year-old heritage shrine in the Western Ghats

Among Igatpuri’s many natural attractions — monsoon waterfalls, clear azure skies, unpolluted lush hills — is a piece of history that might tempt even the most discerning nature love...
By Saurav Roy

News  /  Published 30.05.22

India-Bangladesh train services resume after two years: Officials

Passenger train services -Maitree Express and Bandhan Express- between Bangladesh and India resumed on Sunday, two years after it was paused due to the outbreak of coronavirus, according to Bangladesh...

India  /  Published 29.05.22

India-Dhaka train to start on June 1

Preparations are in full swing at the New Jalpaiguri railway station in Siliguri for the start of a new train service between India and Bangladesh from June 1, officials said on Sunday. Following the...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Siliguri

Places  /  Published 29.05.22

More to the west

Rabdenste, the second capital of the former Kingdom of Sikkim, was destroyed and the walls that remain are the ruins of the palace and chortens. It’s a 20-minute steep uphill climb to reach the ...
By Sneha Dutta


People  /  Published 27.05.22

Director’s Cut: Through the camera lens of a filmmaker

And here are a few… ...
By Pooja Mitra

Places  /  Published 27.05.22

Alappuzha, the ‘Venice of the East’, has all the makings of a monsoon detox

End your local trail with a pit-stop at Brothers Hotel, popular with locals and visitors alike for almost five decades. Their duck roast is a local legend. Just what is needed before the two-hour driv...
By Ashwin Rajagopalan

News  /  Published 26.05.22

Bus with 77 tourists falls into Odisha gorge, six from Howrah dead

Six tourists from Bengal died and 15 were critically injured after a tourist bus fell into a gorge at Kalinga Ghat in Ganjam district in Odisha, about 230km from Bhubaneswar, around 12.15am on Wednesd...
By Kinsuk Basu, Subhashish Mohanty in Kolkata, Bhubaneswar

News  /  Published 26.05.22

SUV fall into Uttarakhand gorge kills five trekkers from West Bengal

The special operation group of Siliguri Metropolitan Police in association with a team of Siliguri police station on Tuesday busted an online betting racket of ongoing Indian Premier League cricket to...
By Kinsuk Basu, Subhasish Chaudhuri in Kolkata


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