Travel  /  Published 18.01.19

How to spot magic in New York if you're a child

Confession: I love travelling solo or with the husband. I never miss my kids when I am travelling across the globe. Travelling and experiencing new cultures gives me a high and I hope my kids will inh...
By Smita Tripathi

Auto  /  Published 28.02.19

Vintage wheels

By Abhijit Mitra

West Bengal  /  Published 21.04.19

Summer of despair: travel plans to Sri Lanka grounded

The serial blasts in Sri Lanka that left over 200 people dead on Easter Sunday could scuttle the summer holiday plans of many tourists from Calcutta for whom the island nation has become a popular lei...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

India  /  Published 08.10.19

Loss that travel all-clear won’t heal

The government’s decision to lift the advisory to tourists against visiting the Kashmir Valley has not thrilled Gulzar Bhat, a boatman on the Dal Lake who earns a living by taking tourists to the in...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

West Bengal  /  Published 18.11.18

Chinese held without travel proof at Digha

A 28-year-old Chinese national was arrested from Digha beach on Saturday morning on charges of not possessing proper travel papers. Wang Yan, who hails from Jincheng city in Shanxi province of China, ...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Digha


North East  /  Published 27.05.20

First air traveller to Assam tests Covid-19 positive

A woman travelling from Ahmedabad to Guwahati by flight on Monday, the day domestic flights resumed after a two-month corona-induced lockdown, tested positive for Covid-19 on Wednesday. This has taken...
By Mohsin Khaiyam in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 25.10.19

Diwali rush home drives air fares

Air fares to Calcutta are soaring this Diwali after a slump during Durga Puja.Last-minute fares for flights to Calcutta from Mumbai, Delhi and Bangalore surged four to five times on Friday and Saturda...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 24.10.19

Far from the madding crowd, not quite

Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee was mobbed even at the airport, from where he flew out early on Thursday, and finally took refuge in a lounge with restricted access.The Nobel laureate had to almost run to av...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

India  /  Published 01.02.20

‘Monitor’ tax on foreign trip

The Union budget has imposed a 5 per cent tax on foreign travel packages bought from tour operators with effect from April 1, 2020.Tour operators are liable to charge the amount as TCS (tax collected ...
By Sambit Saha in Calcutta

World  /  Published 18.05.19

Planes flying over Gulf ‘risk being targeted’

Commercial airliners flying over the Persian Gulf risk being targeted by “miscalculation or misidentification” from the Iranian military amid heightened tensions between the Islamic Republic and t...
By AP in Dubai


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