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All fair at book fairs

While there is a general lament that lesser number of people are reading books these days, the number of book fairs, on the contrary, seem to be on an upswing with more being organised in the rural...   | Read..
 

In a manner of speaking

He has the gift of the gab and people gather around him to hear him speak. In public meetings, Omprakash Singh is a crowd-puller with his speeches.   | Read..
 

Tracing the course of urban growth

While enough has been written on the heritage and history of Howrah, few have written about the development of the district and its urbanisation, after being established as...   | Read..
 

A bandh only for Howrah

The work culture in Bengal is defined by the numerous bandhs called by different political parties. The Left Front had made it a practice to call state-wide bandhs against...   | Read..
 

Filth and stench at Howrah gateway

The one kilometer stretch of Iswar Chandra Bose Road (IC Bose Road), that connects GT Road on one side and Harimohan Bose Road on another, is said to be one of the most...   | Read..
 

Police play ball

The Commissioner’s Cup final, organised by the Howrah City Police, was held on February 7 at the Shibpur Police Lines. Jagachha Police Station and Belur Police...   | Read..
 

A chance to dance

Laher Dance Troupe’s annual programme was held at Sarat Sadan Hall I on February 7. The dance group that has centres in Baksara and Jhikira has also started centres...   | Read..
 

City ready for the love-struck

Howrah has always been kind and indulgent to the cupid-struck and geared up for them on their special day of the year, the Valentine’s Day, with elaborate spreads,...   | Read..
 
All fair at book fairs