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My Kolkata in Kolkata: Local photography enthusiasts showcase the ethos of the city through their own lens
In an attempt to see the city through different lenses, Kolkata Centre for Creativity in association with the West Bengal Tourism Department invited photography enthusiasts to send in pictures that showcase the very ethos of the city with the theme ‘My Kolkata in Kolkata’.
Every year, on the day of Makar Sankranti, when the sun makes a transition from Sagittarius to Capricorn, hundreds of thousands of Hindus make the pilgrimage to the Sagar Island to take a holy dip in the river Ganga and offer prayers at the Kapil Muni Temple.
36 Chowringhee Lane, revisited: Aparna Sen's ever-relevant tale that merged life, death, and Shakespeare
36 Chowringhee Lane, Aparna Sen's directorial debut, could well seem sepia-toned as far as its overarching sentiment of nostalgia for the past is concerned, however, when it comes to presenting human sensibilities, emotions and vulnerabilities, the film is technicolour
Ami Kolkata: A museum housed within Metcalfe Hall re-imagines the City of Joy, reflects its democratic spirit
Ami Kolkata has its mandatory Tagore and Ray, but it also has a stairwell lined with quirky posters – old movie classics as well as vintage ads for Horlicks malted milk, Lily barley biscuits, and Firpo’s machine-made bread. It celebrates Kolkata biryani and Chinatown breakfasts as much as it honours its pioneers like Raja Ram Mohun Roy and Begum Roqeya.
Tucked away in the shadows of Kolkata’s biggest mosque — Nakhoda Masjid, Zakaria Street is the lesser known cousin of Delhi’s Chandni Chowk, Mumbai’s Mohammad Ali Road, and Hyderabad’s old quarters.
While Einstein is credited with its discovery, the term 'black hole' has an interesting origin story of its own.
The old and crumbling neighbourhoods of Shovabazar, Bagbazar, and old Chitpur in Calcutta once boasted of palatial houses built by the affluent babu class. These houses were studded with Corinthian pillars, lined with balustrades of delicate grill-work, and strewn with copies of Greek and Roman marble statues
Bhobishyoter Bhoot pulled out of theatres: How Bengali cinema has always critiqued the politics of its times
Bhobishyoter Bhoot draws inspiration from Bengali cinema’s rich history of dissent through craft, particularly Mrinal Sen and Satyajit Ray’s bodies of work.
Calcutta High Court rejects woman's plea to abort 26-week-old foetus with Down Syndrome, says 'no harm to mother's life'
The Calcutta High Court on Tuesday refused permission to a woman to terminate her 26-week-old pregnancy on the ground of possible abnormality since the foetus has already developed most of its organs, and that the mother's life is not at risk.
Much water has flown down the Hooghly since the time Calcutta was modern India’s first capital, from 1772-1931, to its transition into the 21st-century mahanagar that is present-day Kolkata
The registration process of Common Admission Test (CAT) 2018 ends today. Candidates can register through the official website iimcat.ac.in till 5 pm.
West Bengal panchayat polls: SC allows State Election Commission to notify results of uncontested seats
The Supreme Court also set aside Calcutta High Court order allowing the filing of nomination papers through e-mail, WhatsApp in West Bengal panchayat polls.
Amit Chaudhuri made his debut as a non-artist artist, with his solo exhibition, The Sweet Shop Owners of Calcutta and Other Ideas, further extending the borders of his comfort zone
West Bengal hikes bus and taxi fares by Re 1 for the fist time since 2014; blames Centre for high fuel prices
The West Bengal government decided to increase bus and taxi fares by Re 1 owing to high fuel prices, transport minister Suvendu Adhikari said.
Over 85% students pass West Bengal Class 10th board examinations, results available on wbresults.nic.in
An estimated 85.49 percent candidates passed in the Class 10 board examinations of West Bengal this year, the state Board of Secondary Education said.
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee urges people to curb plastic pollution on World Environment Day
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday urged people to curb plastic pollution on the occasion of World Environment Day.
Photographer Soham Gupta shines a light on Kolkata's often forgotten hermits and wanderers
Kolkata-based photographer Ronny Sen has a special affinity with city crows
IIM Bangalore and IIM Calcutta improve global MBA rankings, IIM Ahmedabad and ISB Hyderabad slip down charts
IIM-B and IIM-C have improved their global MBA rankings in 2018, but IIM-A and ISB Hyderabad have slipped.