The Telegraph
Friday , April 17 , 2015
 
Howrah
 

A bridge over River Mundeswari

Six months back, Sheikh Lalchand was merely a ghat majhi, who helped people cross Mundeswari river in his country boat. Today, he is a hero to the residents of Ghoraberia-Chitnan and Bhatora, the...   | Read..
 

Where lit meets are a monthly affair

They meet on the first Sunday evening of every month. They come with their poetries, prose, stories and songs to be read out and appreciated or criticised. They are the...   | Read..
 

Singing and being his own boss

From a very young age, Sanju Kumar Mondal was determined that he would not do a job. The idea of working for someone else held little appeal to him even as a young boy....   | Read..
 

Making mountains out of money

The smile on Chandan Banerjee’s face reflects his happiness at having led his life on his own terms. Chandan, who hails from Dashghara, Hooghly, is a world record...   | Read..
 

The year-end penance for Shiva

While Chaitra Sankranti marks the end of another Bengali year, it is also the end of Gajan, a period of penance to Lord Shiva. Devotees of Shiva, men and women alike, take...   | Read..
 

Earth dug out from canal bank

The two-and-half kilometre long Branch Canal no. 3 that connects Biradingi lock gate on one side and the Calcutta Metropolitan Water and Sanitation Authority (CMWSA) pump...   | Read..
 

Shedding light on Howrah-Amta Road

The two-kilometre stretch of Howrah-Amta Road, from Makardah to Fokor Dokan that was plunged in darkness after dusk, has been illuminated by trident lights. In a function...   | Read..
 

A folksy beginning to New Year

Ushering in the Bengali New Year, the third Andul Utsav arrived with a spread of folk songs and dance from across the state. After two successful editions, the festival,...   | Read..
 
A bridge over River Mundeswari