Jharkhand  /  Published 28.11.20

The winter chill is back, finally

Dry and crisp north-westerly winds made a comeback on Saturday after two days of gloomy weather with most parts of the state witnessing a drop in temperature. Ranchi, Jamshedpur, Bokaro, Dhanbad...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

Calcutta  /  Published 24.11.20

Coldest day but not for long

Monday was the coldest day so far this season, with the mercury dipping to 15.5 degrees, three notches below normal. On Saturday, the minimum temperature was 22 degrees, three notches above normal. T...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.11.20

Temperatures drop across state

Several areas in Jharkhand, including Ranchi, witnessed an abrupt fall in the minimum readings of the temperature that plunged to around 11 degrees Celsius on Sunday. Following a warm and cloudy spel...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Ranchi

Food  /  Published 22.11.20

European comfort food

English Apple Crumble Apples are now in season in India and in particular, I have been enjoying the succulent ones that come down from Himachal Pradesh. This warm and comforting classic English desse...
By Natasha Celmi in

Calcutta  /  Published 22.11.20

Met spies mercury dip from today

The systems have lost strength and will dissipate by Sunday, paving the way for the fresh entry of cold and dry northwesterly winds from the upper reaches of India. “The temperature is expected ...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

India  /  Published 20.11.20

Delhi air quality remains ‘poor’

Delhi’s air quality on Friday morning remained in the ‘poor’ category but central agencies say it is likely to improve marginally due to favourable wind speed, while the city recorde...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 18.11.20

High-pressure area robs Calcutta of chill

The Celsius in Calcutta has not dipped as it should have after a bout of snowfall in Kashmir last weekend. The Met office blamed a high-pressure area over Jharkhand for denying Calcutta the chill tha...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Books  /  Published 14.11.20

A round-up of a few upcoming and new releases

By Shrestha Saha in

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.11.20

Bokaro zoo warms up for winter

With the advent of winter in Jharkhand, Bokaro zoo has begun its annual exercise of ensuring that inmates don’t catch a chill. However, unlike earlier years, the focus is on providing natural re...
By Our Correspondent in Bokaro

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.11.20

It's officially winter in Jharkhand

Bokaro and Ramgarh recorded 12.1°C, five notches below normal, while Daltonganj of Palamau district recorded 12.9°C, three notches less than normal. Chaibasa in neighbouring West Singhbhum re...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur


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