News  /  Published 24.09.22

Puja rush starts a week ahead of special police deployment, traffic crawls in Kolkata

In the north, in Lake Town, The Telegraph spotted people crowding outside an unfinished pandal and disrupting traffic. Multiple carpenters and decorators were seen working on pillars trying to finish ...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri, Snehal Sengupta in Kolkata

News  /  Published 20.09.22

Traffic and crowd management around VIP Road pujas throws up challenge for cops

Traffic management and crowd control on VIP Road in northeast Kolkata during Durga Puja emerged as a major concern at a meeting organised by the Bidhannagar commissionerate on Monday. The meeting was...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

News  /  Published 02.09.22

After Burj Khalifa chaos, crowd control worries at Bidhannagar pre-Puja meet

Crowd control emerged as a major concern at a meeting organised by the authorities to discuss safety measures with puja committees. Held at Divinity Pavilion, Golaghata, on Sunday, the meeting was pr...
By Showli Chakraborty in Salt Lake

World  /  Published 01.09.22

Vatican army is recruiting

 The world's smallest army, in the world's smallest state, is growing and looking for a few good men.  The Swiss Guard, the elite and colourfully dressed force whose main mission is...
By Reuters in Vatican City

World  /  Published 30.08.22

Vatican's Ukraine ties

The Vatican acted to mend strained relations with Ukraine on Tuesday after Pope Francis upset Kyiv by referring to Russian ultra-nationalist Darya Dugina, who was killed by a car bomb near Moscow, as ...
By Reuters in Vatican City


World  /  Published 30.07.22

Canada: Pope harps on cultural 'genocide'

Pope Francis on Saturday said the treatment of Indigenous people in Canada amounted to a genocide, after a six-day trip where he apologized to survivors of abuse at Catholic-run schools. "I didn...
By Deutsche Welle

News  /  Published 22.07.22

Fr Nirmol Vincent to be ordained as the bishop of Krishnanagar Diocese

Educationist Fr Nirmol Vincent Gomes would be ordained as the new bishop of Krishnanagar diocese on July 23.  He will be ordained at a function at the Cathedral of the Holy Redeemer in Krishnana...

India  /  Published 19.06.22

Naveen to meet Pope Francis in Vatican

Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik will meet Pope Francis in Vatican City next week. The meeting is significant as it will give a further boost to Naveen’s secular image, which he has careful...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

World  /  Published 30.05.22

Pope to appoint 21 new cardinals

Pope Francis announced on Sunday that he would appoint 21 new cardinals in August, including an Italian leading the Church in Mongolia, again putting his stamp on the future of Catholicism. Of the 21...
By Reuters in Vatican City

World  /  Published 05.05.22

Pope’s altar boy slur irks Russia

The Russian Orthodox Church scolded Pope Francis on Wednesday for using the wrong tone after he urged Patriarch Kirill not to become the Kremlin’s “altar boy”, cautioning the Vatican...
By Reuters in London


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