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Debarshi Dasgupta

Debarshi Dasgupta

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India's move to recruit cyber volunteers prompts concern o...

The scheme is intended to bring together "Good Samaritans" who wish to help authorities fight cyber crime.ST PHOTO: KELVIN CHNG A recent Indi...

Tiny Himalayan nation Bhutan shows how to fight Covid-19 p...

Authorities in the country of around 750,000 people said it will start vaccinating its citizens in March.PHOTO: AFP Bhutan was the first country...

Saving a beloved icon: Growing drive in Kolkata to restore...

A tram running in Kolkata (or Calcutta, as it was known then) in the 1970s  It is on the dexterity of the likes of Mr A.K. Pandey that the s...

India to hold inaugural cow science exam, but many questio...

Milk from Indian cow breeds contains traces of gold. Walls coated with cow dung can protect against harmful gas leaks. The animal even has the power t...

Hard times for Mumbai's 'dabbawalas': One of the world's b...

Vegetables being sorted and packaged in Pune district before being sent to the dabbawalas for delivery in Mumbai Many of Mumbai's office workers...

Briyani delivery in India is recipe for success

A mutton biryani from Biryani Depot.PHOTO: BIRYANI DEPOT A briyani worth savouring is a daunting labour of love that can stretch over hours. But...

Bangladeshi who beat Covid-19 longs to go home

Mr Raju Sarker recovering in hospital in this undated picture. He tested positive for the coronavirus in February and spent nearly five months in Ta...

Bangladesh to seek more info on construction worker held i...

Bangladeshi authorities are trying to gather more information about Ahmed Faysal, the 26-year-old construction worker who was arrested under the Inter...

Devastation from north-east India gas well fire still felt...

Like many others in Natun Gaon, a village in the state of Assam in north-eastern India, Bhupen Borgohain heads out to the local wetlands to fish every...

India-Taiwan ties receive fresh impetus amid tensions with...

Demonstrators shouting slogans against China during a protest outside the Chinese embassy in New Delhi, on Oct 20, 2020.PHOTO: AFP The enemy of m...

India-Taiwan ties receive fresh impetus amid tensions with...

Demonstrators shouting slogans against China during a protest outside the Chinese embassy in New Delhi, on Oct 20, 2020.PHOTO: AFP The enemy of m...

India pitches its Tibetan, Mandarin radio broadcasts

Soon after a deadly clash between Indian and Chinese troops in Ladakh on June 15, a tweet from Prasar Bharati (PB), India's public service broadcaster...

Boycotting China over border tensions easier said than don...

A recent Indian television show calling for economic disengagement with China was sponsored by Chinese mobile phone firms - an irony that perhaps best...

Boycotting China over border tensions easier said than don...

A recent Indian television show calling for economic disengagement with China was sponsored by Chinese mobile phone firms - an irony that perhaps best...

Indian Muslims skip shopping to support migrants, keep cel...

Charity has assumed greater significance for Indian Muslims this Eid-ul-Fitr as many decide to skip pre-Eid shopping and donate money to help the need...

Anti-Muslim bigotry displayed by some Indians abroad costs...

Some Indians living abroad have lost their jobs in recent weeks for displaying anti-Muslim bigotry on their social media accounts. Last week in Canad...

India moves to draw foreign investment in post-Covid-19 wo...

Making land more easily available, fast-tracking clearances, relaxing labour norms and offering tax incentives are some of the promises India has made...

Far from home amid the Covid-19 pandemic: Many Bangladeshi...

Foreign construction workers at their construction site in Penang on April 18, 2020 Ayesha (not her real name), a 35-year-old woman in Bangla...

Senior cop's arrest raises questions in India

When police officials flagged down a car at a checkpoint on the highway between Srinagar and Jammu on Jan 11, they did not anticipate the dramatic tur...