World  /  Published 08.04.21

New Zealand bans travel from India

New Zealand has for the first time imposed a temporary ban on travellers coming from India, including its citizens, from April 11 to 28 due to a surge in COVID-19 cases among visitors to this country,...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Wellington

Calcutta  /  Published 14.09.20

Solo traveller around the world

Lipika Biswas’s landing in Europe for the first time in July 2018 was with a thud. She was in Frankfurt where first the immigration officer would not believe that a woman from India was on a two...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya

Jharkhand  /  Published 18.07.20

Registration & quarantine must

Anyone coming into Jharkhand will from now on have to register themselves on the state government’s portal and stay in home quarantine for 14 days, according to new guidelines issued by the stat...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Business  /  Published 22.01.20

Force explores dual tech

Pune-based Force Motors on Wednesday unveiled a new-generation platform that has been simultaneously designed and developed for both internal combustion engines and electric drives. Codenamed T1N, the...
By Anasuya Basu in Calcutta

Health  /  Published 20.11.18

Travelling? Take precautions for traveller's bug

Although the disease is self-limiting and usually subsides on its own, it is essential to prevent complications like dehydration. Fluids, such as correctly reconstituted, commercially available packe...
By Dr Gita Mathai


Travel  /  Published 08.10.19

Indian travellers spent $15.8 billion in the US in 2018

Jason Pacheco is the Global Trade Development Consultant for Brand USA, the destination marketing organisation for the United States. A veteran of the travel and tourism industry for over 25 years, he...
By Smita Tripathi

West Bengal  /  Published 07.03.20

Virus check: govt to track down air travellers

The health department has obtained from the airport authorities a list of passengers who reached Bengal in the past few days from countries hit by the coronavirus. Efforts are on to trace them to thei...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 28.04.19

Sleep cloud on fatal expressway crash

A Tempo Traveller ferrying two families home to Kasba from Tarapith rammed into a trailer on Durgapur Expressway on Saturday evening, leaving two elderly men dead.Police suspect the driver of the 14-s...
By Our Special Correspondent in Dankuni

World  /  Published 23.09.19

Thomas Cook collapses, leaves 1,50,000 stranded

British tour company Thomas Cook collapsed on Monday after failing to secure emergency funding, leaving tens of thousands of vacationers stranded abroad.The British government said the return of the 1...
By AP in London

People  /  Published 15.06.19

Around the world: The story of an octogenarian globetrotter

Sankar Ranjan Roychoudhury has been around the world, but not in 80 days; bit by bit over 27 years. To date, he has made 30 trips, spanning 125 countries; there were, at last count, 195 in the world.I...
By Moumita Chaudhuri


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