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400 years of Rath Yatra at Baruipur

        The green chariot carrying Jagannath, Subhadra and Balaram is hurled through the mud and grass covered ground of Baruipur Rash Math. Rath Yatra in...

Pre-wedding shoots with Durga

    It’s said that marriages are made in Heaven. But nowadays, they are being made at some of the prominent locations of the city. Weddings...

Bengal, culture and tradition rules themes in Howrah this Durga Puja

This year, Durga Puja organisers had to combat a new demon called GST. Maintaining the grandeur of their Pujas, barowari committees and clubs had...

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...

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...

A temple for Lakshmi

Sribati village Sribati, a small village near Katwa in Burdwan, dotted with picturesque  terracotta temples, was also the seat of...

Malda’s goddess – Johura Kali

The sanctum sanctorum is enough to accommodate not more than 10 people at a time. The spillover outside the temple is far larger on...

The Saha’s Durga

The Mokdumpur Sahapara Durga Puja is estimated to be more than 300 years old. It has its origins at Sahapur in  Old Malda...

Making satellites could be the future of Indian students

A lecture by a visiting lecturer is a delightful experience for research students. So, when Professor Supriya Chakrabarti arrived at Rajabazar Science College to...

A buzzing port town turned silent hamlet

The name Janai leaves a sweet flavour in the mouth for its famous ‘monohara’, the sweet with a tough sugar exterior and soft...