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Sex workers from Kolkata get ready for new careers as singers and actors in films

Feb 12, 2016

Sex workers from Kolkata get ready for new careers as singers and actors in films

A section of sex workers in Sonagachi here, considered Asia's largest red light area, is all set to begin a new phase in their lives armed with training in acting, dancing and singing for a career in films and television soaps. #GoodNews #Mamata Banerjee #Kolkata #Muktir Alo #Panja #Samarjit Jana #Mahila Samanwaya Committee
Green chariot: How a cab driver is driving change in Kolkata's urban jungle

Feb 11, 2016

Green chariot: How a cab driver is driving change in Kolkata's urban jungle

Dhananjay Chakraborty's taxi, which sports a mini rooftop garden, is creating awareness in Kolkata's streets #ThingsWeLike #Kolkata #Carbon footprint #Taxi #Pollution #Cab driver #CAB #Shareworthy #concrete jungle
Ruskin's rear view mirror: Writer working on memoirs, including an 'invented life'

Feb 09, 2016

Ruskin's rear view mirror: Writer working on memoirs, including an 'invented life'

Legendary children's author Ruskin Bond is writing his autobiography in three volumes, one of which will reveal why he did not marry. #NewsTracker #Kolkata #Ruskin Bond #The Room on the Roof #Scenes from a Writer's Life #Mussouri #Tata Steel Kolkata Literary Meet
Fading Little China: Chinese New Year celebrations show importance of a dwindling community in Kolkata

Feb 08, 2016

Fading Little China: Chinese New Year celebrations show importance of a dwindling community in Kolkata

As the Chinese community in India is shrinking, the objective of this picture story is to demonstrate how they come alive during the festival in Kolkata. #Life #Kolkata #Chinese New Year #Chinatown #Year of Sheep #Shareworthy #Tangra #Year of Monkey #Tiretta Bazar
I'm attracted to India for its diversity and the warmth of its people, says chef David Rocco

Feb 07, 2016

I'm attracted to India for its diversity and the warmth of its people, says chef David Rocco

Italian-Canadian chef David Rocco feels that India is his "second home" and is fascinated with the importance given to food and family. #Kolkata #Goa #Q&A #Amritsar #Indian food #David Rocco #Dolce India #Italian chef
Kolkata hit-and-run: Cops, IAF hold test identification parade of three accused

Feb 04, 2016

Kolkata hit-and-run: Cops, IAF hold test identification parade of three accused

The IAF as well as the city police remained tight-lipped over the outcome of the TI parade of the three accused in the Kolkata hit-and-run case. #IndianAirForce #NewsTracker #IAF #Kolkata hit and run #Sambia Sohrab #Abhimanyu Gaud #Mohammad Sohrab #Shanawaz Khan #Johnny
Call claiming bomb was planted at West Bengal secretariat turns out to be a hoax

Feb 04, 2016

Call claiming bomb was planted at West Bengal secretariat turns out to be a hoax

A phone call on Thursday claiming that a bomb had been planted inside the West Bengal secretariat 'Nabanna' that houses Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's office, turned out to be hoax. #Mamata Banerjee #NewsTracker #Kolkata #Police #bomb hoax #Nabanna #West Bengal secretariat
Pakistan granted concession for SAG; Guwahati, Kolkata declared as entry points for athletes

Feb 04, 2016

Pakistan granted concession for SAG; Guwahati, Kolkata declared as entry points for athletes

India has granted special concession to Pakistani athletes taking part in the 12th South Asian Games by declaring Guwahati and Kolkata as designated entry points for them. #India #Pakistan #Assam #Kolkata #Guwahati #Meghalaya #18th Kolkata Film Festival #South Asian Games #Designated entry points