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Plastic dream

Poor infrastructure and lack of common facilities have stood in the way of growth of the rubber and plastic industry in Uluberia’s Raghudebpur. More than 1,500 rubber and plastic moulding units are spread over remote villages like Santoshpur, G...  | Read.. 
 
Memories of August 15, 1947
Although I was not born then but I have heard from my elders how they had celebrated Independence Day on August 15, 1947. Th ...  | Read.. 
 
Director turns playwright
The first play written by him catapulted both him and his group to the limelight. Sajal Chakraborty’s Jatri, a p ...  | Read.. 
 
A one-act play
A single spotlight lit the ‘stage’ where a single actor sat before a mike, fumbling for words. A chain smoker, t ...  | Read.. 
 
The ratnas of Bharpara
The numerous white spires with red flags atop herald the existence of several temples in a teeming neighbourhood of Bharpara ...  | Read.. 
 
The veterans’ club
They have all played either first or second division football, volleyball or hockey in their heydays. As age caught up with t ...  | Read.. 
 
Star cricketers at blood donation camp
lHalderpara Friends Association pepped up their blood donation, free health check-up and eye check-up camps this year with st ...  | Read.. 
 
A riot of colours and textures
One of the leading fabric stores in south Calcutta, Heritage, has opened its doors in Howrah as well. A plush showroom on Dob ...  | Read.. 
 
A decorative tableau carried by devotees to the Shiva temple in Tarakeswar during the month of Sravan. Picture by Gopal Senapati