India  /  Published 10.08.22

Central Vista: Winter session in new building

All-out efforts are being made to finish the remaining work of the new Parliament building so that the Winter Session is held there, officials have said. Handwoven cushioned carpets of Mirzapur and s...
By PTI in New Delhi

News  /  Published 06.06.22

Kolkata air was second worst among 4 metros in October to December 2021

The city’s air quality dropped from “good” to “very unhealthy” in the last three months of 2021, says a report released by the West Bengal Pollution Control Board on Sund...
By Jayanta Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 09.05.22

Chandramukhi potatoes make costlier return to Kolkata markets

Chandramukhi potatoes: Rs 35-Rs 40 a kilo Sold for Rs 25-30 per kilo a few months back Tomatoes: Rs 50 Sold for Rs 25 a kilo a few weeks back Carrots: Rs 50-Rs 60 a kilo Sold ...
By Kinsuk Basu

Jharkhand  /  Published 16.04.22

CM hints at boost for sports

Jharkhand chief minister Hemant Soren on Friday outlined the state government’s resolve to create a conducive environment for sportspersons to hone and showcase their talent. Addressing the ina...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Style  /  Published 07.04.22

Onitsuka Tiger’s 2022 collection

Sports-inspired fashion is gaining ground now and it’s only going to get popular. Who do you see becoming the biggest consumer in this category? Everybody. Young people always loved it (sports-...
By Saionee Chakraborty


News  /  Published 18.03.22

Pink debut on New Town cricket pitch

If Madhumita, the wicket-keeper of Tulip, was the youngest of the squad at 35, her team’s captain Chandana Ghosh was the oldest at 69. “My husband and elder sister encouraged me. The bat w...
By Sudeshna Banerjee, Aranyak Mojumder in Salt Lake

Sports  /  Published 13.03.22

Paralympians: Pushing through worry

With heavy hearts and unimaginable worry, athletes from the Ukrainian national Paralympic team arrived in China two weeks ago, seeking to win medals and draw attention to the plight of their country t...
By New York Times News Service in Beijing

Culture  /  Published 13.03.22

War and Games

Carlin’s email reads: “Sport reaches the hearts of people, bypassing the brain, and as such it can be used as an instrument of political persuasion. Countless examples exist of sports bein...
By Angshuman Roy

News  /  Published 12.03.22

Rain damage pushes up green chilli prices in Kolkata markets

A shortfall in Bengal’s own production, coupled with poor supply from other states, has resulted in a sharp spike in the price of green chillies in Kolkata. On Friday, green chillies sold betwe...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

World  /  Published 09.03.22

Xi urges ‘maximum restraint’

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday called for “maximum restraint” in Ukraine and said China is “pained to see the flames of war reignited in Europe”, state media reported,...
By Reuters in Beijing


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