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Kolkata: Kolkata’s leading bookstore chain Starmark, in association with HarperCollins India, hosted the launch of entrepreneur-writer Avik Chanda’s book ‘Dara Shukoh The Man Who Would Be King’ at its South City Mall outlet  recently. more
Tobacco Free West Bengal campaign with students to restrict tobacco products near school premises

Kolkata: The Tobacco Free West Bengal Campaign organised the first-of-its-kind Blue Line Campaign, at which the students of Gandhi Colony Bharati Balika Vidyalaya in south Kolkata's&n ...

Bengal's flautist cop enthralls audience at ICCR recital

Kolkata: It is not very often that a police officer entertains city’s elite music aficionados. But Indrajit Basu, Additional Superintendent of Police (Zonal) Baruipur Police distric ...

Union home ministry asks every state and UTs to strictly enforce ban on e-cigarettes

Kolkata: Referring to the Prohibition of Electronic Cigarettes Ordinance, 2019 promulgated on Sept 18, the Ministry of Home Affairs has sent a written directive to the Chief Secretaries a ...

Cardinal Bo appeals to Myanmar’s rulers for dialogue with all

Yangon/Kolkata: In a letter released on Sunday to the military rulers of Myanmar, Cardinal Charles Bo has appealed to reach out to its suffering people through dialogue.

West Bengal Minister Sobhandeb Chattopadhyay inaugurates free health camp

Kolkata: West Bengal Minister of Power and NES Sobhandeb Chattopadhyay last month inaugurated a free health camp organised by Kanak Prava Memorial Charitable Centre in association with th ...

What delighted me about Holiday Inn Amsterdam (RAI) was when I got off the metro at RAI station reaching there by a train from Schiphol Airport. I walked a few paces and there it was: Holiday Inn Amsterdam.  


WHEN I checked in this April in Chicago's newest property for growing tourists, The Hoxton, it was about midnight. But unlike any five star hotel with an orderly lobby of relaxed or stressed out travellers walking in or out toting their suitcases, I encountered the ambiance of a city's popular night joint- it was teeming with young to middle aged good looking souls in a party mood.


GoAir waives off date chang ...

Guwahati/NITN: In view of the Assam Bandh which took place on Tuesday, GoAir is offering waiver on date change fees/rescheduling of tickets for travel to and from Guwahati with immediate effect for the day.

Maldives Tourism Minister A ...

Mumbai/NITN: Maldives Tourism Minister Ali Waheed inaugurated this season’s first flight of Indian airline GoAir that recommenced its Malé operations from India with direct flights, five days a week from Mumbai, New Delhi and Bengaluru.

Alliance Air flags off flig ...

New Delhi/NITN: Alliance Air, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Air India, has flagged-off its first flight operations between the capital city of Assam, Guwahati to Dimapur, the largest city of Nagaland, to the capital city of Manipur, Imphal, making it the 236 route under the Regional Connectivity Scheme - UdeDeshKaAamNagrik, RCS-UDAN, under the Indian government.