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Friday , October 7 , 2016

Your Mahasashthi Map

The sky will be generally cloudy with possibility of 30-minute spells of light rain on Sashthi, Saptami and Ashtami. Navami and Dashami might see longer spells of rain but there is little chance of...   | Read..

Panchami pandal-hop paralyses traffic

Lalbazar's Puja deployment plan centring on crowd circulation around the big-ticket pandals from afternoon fell apart on Panchami as the chaos of unregulated morning...   | Read..

In keeping with the true spirit

High on innovative themes but low on the True Spirit parameters was what dominated most of the pujas on the Kalighat route.    | Read..

Fun, feast & fervour

Diamond City South, Tollygunge: This Tollygunge complex, ushering in its fifth Durga Puja, will be celebrating the four days in a different way this year. “Our theme...   | Read..

Fire in godown kills three

A godown-cum-shop in Tangra that police said illegally sold fuel and stored LPG cylinders caught fire on Thursday afternoon, leaving three persons dead.   | Read..

Auto man beats up bus driver

An auto driver plying on a route for which he had no permit allegedly stopped a private bus on VIP Road, smashed its windscreen and beat up the driver on Thursday morning.   | Read..

Cash, jewellery snatched

Three men on a motorcycle snatched a bag containing Rs 70,000 and gold ornaments worth Rs 4.5 lakh from an owner of a jewellery shop in Panchasayar on Tuesday night.   | Read..

Juniors welcome goddess in style

Leisurely pandal-hopping, unlimited fun and some serious decisions to take - it was a busy Panchami morning for 45 school students as they judged pujas across the city as...   | Read..

Durga as mother nature at DPS Megacity

Durga Puja at DPS Megacity this year revolves round the theme 'Mother Nature'. The students and teachers worked tirelessly to shape up the idol and the decorations. The...   | Read..

Metro score:725,000

Thursday 9pm: 725,000 was the Metro count. The day before, on Chaturthi, more than 800,000 people took the Metro - the figure an all-time record for the city's transport...   | Read..

Immersion relief for family pujas

The high court has extended the deadline for immersion of household idols till 6pm on Dashami, October 11, but ruled against processions between 4pm and 6pm.   | Read..

All the pandals are exquisite…  and the traffic excruciating

With 2017 being declared as “US-India Travel & Tourism Partnership Year”, the US Consulate in Calcutta organised a tour of some of the Durga Puja pandals in...   | Read..
Her Puja releases have played incessantly at pandals across Bengal but "Bangal ki bahu" Asha Bhosle had never seen Durga Puja...   | Read..
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