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Jun 13, 2019
Ami Kolkata: A museum housed within Metcalfe Hall re-imagines the City of Joy, reflects its democratic spiritAmi 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.
Nov 06, 2018
Calcutta then, Kolkata now: Portraits of a city's past, juxtaposed against its presentMuch 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
Apr 24, 2018
130 years of Kolkata's hand-pulled rickshaws: A brief history of the City of Joy's most recognisable symbolsLike the Victoria Memorial, tramcars and Howrah Bridge, the hand-pulled rickshaw is one of Kolkata’s most well recognised symbols
Apr 07, 2018
Why Salaam Bombay, Mira Nair's directorial debut, remains unmatched 30 years after its releaseSalaam Bombay never feeds on brutality, but finds in the friction of life, moments of learning, and doomed love
Feb 14, 2018
Howrah Bridge turns 75The Howrah Bridge, which recently turned 75, changed the skyline of Kolkata and became an iconic symbol of the City of Joy | #FirstCulture
Oct 09, 2017
Kolkata battered by heavy rains; Met department predicts more showers in next 48 hoursHeavy rains lashed Kolkata and southern districts of West Bengal on Monday causing major water logging and bringing traffic to halt
Jan 06, 2017
Patrick Swayze on Om Puri: 'He became the big brother I never had in real life'Patrick Swayze and Om Puri had worked together in City of Joy in 1991; but their friendship continued off screen as well.
Sep 16, 2016
TIFF Diary day five and six: Dev Patel's Lion roars as the audience weepsTIFF Day five and six was all about Dev Patel starrer Lion and child actor Sunny Pawar who stole everyone's heart.
Nov 27, 2015
City of Light comes to City of Joy: 55-metre replica of Eiffel Tower to be built in KolkataA 55-metre replica of the Eiffel Tower in being planned at the Eco Park in the smart city New Town.
Aug 24, 2012
It is my love song for India: Lapierre on new bookCelebrating 50 years of his association with India, eminent French author Dominique Lapierre is coming up with a book describing some of the fascinating experiences he had in the country.