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Friday , November 7 , 2014
 
Howrah

Seven yards of penury

Handloom saris, or what in Bengali parlance is called tanter sari, are becoming a collector’s item given the sartorial choice and practical exigencies of the contemporary women. Yet, they are willing to trade a few thousand rupees for th...  | Read.. 
 
A new ghat in Bally
A new ghat on the Hooghly canal known as Bhag Khal near Bally’s Ramchandrapur was inaugurated by the state irrigation m ...  | Read.. 
 
School tots clean Shalimar slum
More than 30 primary students of an Urdu medium school run by a non-government organisation (NGO) hit the roads in the slums ...  | Read.. 
 
Rail causes worst waterlogging
Ward 6 is one of the areas of Howrah Municipal Corporation (HMC) that experiences the worst waterlogging during monsoon. Gaja ...  | Read.. 
 
Baby steps to rock fest
Youngsters dance to a fast number by Dialect at Podokkhep III. ...  | Read.. 
 
Spiritualism and mixed media
Rajib Deyashi and (right) Kuntal Dutta’s paintings exhibition at the Academy of Fine Arts. Pictures by Anup Bhattachary ...  | Read.. 
 
Flautist on request
Dilip Chatterjee spends his leisure hours with his flute. Picture by Anup Bhattacharya ...  | Read.. 
 
Old mansion comes alive for puja
Jagadhatri at the Tosh Bari puja in Santragachhi. Pictures by Anup Bhattacharya ...  | Read.. 
 
Handloom weavers at Udaynarayanpur cannot find a good market for their products and are forced to settle for whatever the middlemen pay them. Pictures by Anup Bhattacharya