The Telegraph
Friday , April 11 , 2014

Gold rush

The womenfolk of Howrah, particularly those living in the southern part of the town, in Shibpur, for example, are known for their weakness for the noble metal. Be it the shankhachuda or the satnari, the women of aristocratic households ...  | Read.. 
The Poila Baisakh sweet platter
The sweet-toothed Bengali’s New Year is incomplete without mishti. Sweet shops all around the town are competing ...  | Read.. 
The rickshaw-puller in Bhooter Bhabishyat
Atmaram Paswan, the Bihari rickshaw-puller in Anik Dutta’s Bhooter Bhabishyat, released in 2012, made audiences ...  | Read.. 
Ad hoc bus stop a killer
There was no bus stop on Kona Expressway near Santragachhi station till a few years ago. There was no need for one either as ...  | Read.. 
Meds at fair prices
A fair price medicine shop has been opened on the premises of Shree Jain Hospital in Howrah’s Shibpur on March 30. This ...  | Read.. 
Symbol of courage and vigour
Mahabir Hanuman, the ardent devotee of Lord Rama and the symbol of vigour and courage, was worshipped by members of physical ...  | Read.. 
Fest for children of a lesser god
CGC Foundation in Calcutta that works with children from red light areas, brought a group of little ones to perform a dance d ...  | Read.. 
For a shade over the bridge
Mourigram is a busy railway station in Howrah-Kharagpur division of S E Railways. The station has an overhead footbridge that ...  | Read.. 
Customers at Anjali Jewellers showroom at Panchanantala Road. Pictures by Anup Bhattacharya