News  /  Published 28.09.22

Paw-city of space: This festive season, it’s a full house at pet creches

Bhawanipore’s Kamalika Chatterjee is going to Kashmir on Ashtami with her husband for a week and has decided to keep their three-year-old Beagle, Luchi, with Tide Tail. “We are going out a...
By Bishwabijoy Mitra

Places  /  Published 23.09.22

From rural Bengal to royal heritage: Seven getaways from Kolkata this festive season

The Belgadia Palace was built in 1804. The heritage hotel today is owned by the erstwhile royal family of Mayurbhanj. It is easily accessible by road, bus or train. From Kolkata, it is about four hour...
By Subhadrika Sen

News  /  Published 21.09.22

Rush for Durga Puja travel back after 2 years, airfares head north

The rush to go on vacation during the Puja is back after a gap of two years, when travelling took a major hit because of the Covid pandemic. High on demand among festive vacationers are international...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

World  /  Published 05.09.22

Russian travelers opt for non-European destinations

EU-wide sanctions are making it harder for Russians to visit the bloc. Additional visa restrictions mean many Russian travelers are spending their holidays elsewhere. Everything changed on February 2...
By Juri Rescheto

World  /  Published 03.09.22

Europe: Unfriendly for Russian tourists

Paying abroad is complicated What about Russia's ultra-rich? Have their travel preferences changed since the war in Ukraine began? Has it become harder for them to rent yachts and private jets in...
By Deutsche Welle


Places  /  Published 31.08.22

Get the ‘bagan bari’ stay experience in this villa near Kolkata

Perhaps the USP of Seal Villa is the calm it exudes. The soothing nature of the stay translates to the indoors as well. The house is done up in calming shades of greys and whites, with the handpainted...
By Rumela Basu

West Bengal  /  Published 31.08.22

Cease-work for disbursal of DA dues

The Joint Platform of State Government Employees, which comprises around 30 unions, on Tuesday resorted to cease-work for two hours in most offices in Bengal to demand immediate payment of their ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

Entertainment  /  Published 18.08.22

Travel inspirations from Bollywood actors

Varun Dhawan’s colourful moment in Berlin is any graffiti lover’s joy.  P.S. Don’t forget to break into an impromptu jig a la Varun. As Oprah Winfrey once said, “Every da...
By Pooja Mitra in Calcutta

Places  /  Published 14.08.22

To India’s northern frontiers: Lolab and Bangus valleys

To my dismay, though, they turned down my request, saying even horses could not negotiate that road. Instead, they invited me to sit in their hut, get warm by the kitchen fire and have a cup of tea. B...
By Urmi Mukherjee

News  /  Published 08.08.22

Worry over Kolkata students’ weak base in board exam year

Remedial classes in government and government-aided schools in West Bengal have brought to the fore some severe learning deficiencies among students, teachers said. The headmaster of a government sch...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata


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