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Pancham Dol at Bally Rash Bari

  The colours are still fresh and people are still recalling their experience of playing with colours on Dol Jatra this year. The selfies are...

Water Chestnut comes to rescue paddy growers

The tiny dark green fruit  being sold in piles from markets in Kolkata. Its cheap and one of the healthiest supplements in one’s diet....

Malda’s Mask Man

Walking down the streets of Malda Town, one is likely to bump into rows of clay idols left to dry in the sun near...

Malda’s warrior prince

Through the ages, Kartick, the handsome warrior prince, whose charms all women, is worshipped by couples seeking a child or a son.  But in...

A corner of Kolkata, transported in time

A pristine environment, every blade of grass mowed to perfection, the hedges neatly pruned and every headstone kept clean, every named etched on them...

Young Thinkers’ Conference comes to Kolkata

The British Deputy High Commission Kolkata and independent forum Observer Research Foundation (ORF) Kolkata jointly hosted the first Young Thinkers’ Conference in Eastern India....

Chapal Rani’s fight for roots

After an arduous court battle that lasted for 12 years, justice was done in a Howrah court to jatra artiste and Bangla Akademi Award...
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Chandernagore’s longest Alpana

Chandernagore's Boro Puja Committee has gone the Samaj Sebi way this year for Jagaddhatri Puja. The committee is celebrating its golden jubilee puja this...

After Chandernagore, Rishra Jagaddhatri a massive crowd-puller

Themes, lights, celebrities and crowd, Rishra is a close cousin of Chandernagore when it comes to Jagaddhatri Puja. The five-day grand festival and puja...

Bananas going from Nadia market for Chhat Puja

Nadia is the place to go for banana sellers of Bihar and Jharkhand who are frequenting Habibpur village for the past one-and-half weeks to...

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