Bengali New Year
News  /  Published 27.07.22

Kolkata Municipal Corporation names Ruby crossing as Rabi Thakur More

The next time someone asks you where Rabi Thakur is, do not look upwards. The person could be asking you for directions to what is now known as the Ruby rotary along EM Bypass. Kolkata Municipal Corp...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

Events  /  Published 05.05.22

Pathway to creativity through heritage & culture

The students of Mount Litera Zee School, Contai performed a cultural programme on their school ground to ring in the Bengali New Year and pay a tribute to B.R. Ambedkar on his birth anniversary on Apr...
By Chandreyee Ghose in Kolkata

News  /  Published 22.04.22

Poila Baisakh boost to Salt Lake businesses

Basak Jewellery Museum in AE Block saw decent footfall, although not as robust as pre-pandemic times. “What with raw material and fuel price hikes induced by the Ukraine war, people are not spen...
By Brinda Sarkar, Showli Chakraborty in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 22.04.22

Salt Lake and New Town residents start afresh on Poila Baisakh

CK-CL Block ushered in the New Year with cultural programmes and blessings from residents aged 90 and above.  “We have at least six residents above the age of 90 in the twin blocks,” ...
By The Telegraph in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 16.04.22

Glimpses of Poila Baisakh, Bar puja at East Bengal club, Good Friday...

In pictures, some events that marked the week that was for Kolkata...
By My Kolkata Web Desk


News  /  Published 16.04.22

Over 50,000 visit Eco Park and Mother’s Wax Museum on Poila Baisakh

More than 50,000 visitors thronged Eco Park and the Mother’s Wax Museum on Friday. Although the day was hot and humid, a steady stream of cars and two-wheelers were seen making their way toward...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

News  /  Published 15.04.22

In pics: Poila Baisakh ushered in with pomp and prayers in Kolkata

A quick look at the day that was for Kolkata...
By My Kolkata Web Desk

Football  /  Published 15.04.22

'Barpujo' marks East Bengal's new sojourn

The occasion was graced by several former footballers who had brought the club laurels including Prashanta Banerjee, Bhaskar Ganguly, Ranjit Mukherjee, Bikash Panji, Mihir Basu, Tarun Dey, Alok M...
By Our Correspondent in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 15.04.22

Out of context

A recent exhibition in Calcutta on Riten Mozumdar (1927-2006) allowed a glimpse into his spectacular and deeply-moving works, which are also stunning in their range. They make us think about what we a...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya

Places  /  Published 14.04.22

Jatar Deul horse race: Inexperienced riders, uneven tracks and unbridled fun

Getting there Train: Sealdah (South) – Mathurapur Road (Time: 90 minutes) Auto: Mathurapur Road – Raidighi (Time: 45 mins) Motor van: Raidighi – Kankandighi (Time: 30 mins) Pl...
By Rangan Datta


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