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In one of Kolkata's largest crematoriums, photographing the dead was once a popular business
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In one of Kolkata's largest crematoriums, photographing the dead was once a popular business

In Kolkata's Keoratala crematorium, there were once a set of five photographers whose daily job was to shoot pictures of dead bodies — day in and day out.

Statue vandalism leads to war of ideologies; BJP leaders call for 'swift, stern' action, Opposition cries foul
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Statue vandalism leads to war of ideologies; BJP leaders call for 'swift, stern' action, Opposition cries foul

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday strongly disapproved incidents of vandalism of statues that have been reported in various parts of the country

Hillary moved by tales of Kolkata's sex-workers
India

Hillary moved by tales of Kolkata's sex-workers

US secretary of state Hillary Clinton was impressed by the rich culture of Bengal as she listened to recital of modern songs by survivors of sex trafficking and visited exhibition of kantha-stitch textiles and Kalighat paintings.