Heritage  /  Published 15.03.20

New utilities for the Chandernagore Strand

This spring, people of Chandernagore are enjoying their riverbank more, thanks to a week’s collaborative intervention by design students of India and France, facilitated by the consulate general of ...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in

West Bengal  /  Published 01.12.19

Chandernagore friends give succour to needy

Two women have come together in Hooghly’s Chandernagore to provide monthly rations to seven underprivileged families and everyday necessaries to 25 school going children. Moumita Chatterjee, 23, and...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Chandernagore

Books  /  Published 06.12.18

Chandernagore’s dilemma

Chandernagore’s dilemma is all too familiar. Its reputation of historical and cultural significance precedes it; yet, owing to rapid urbanisation, its heritage is in urgent need of protection. Raisi...
By Nayantara Mazumder in

Heritage  /  Published 07.02.19

French heritage seal on Chandernagore buildings

French ambassador Alexandre Ziegler unveiled plaques declaring three buildings in Chandernagore heritage structures on Wednesday. He was accompanied by members of the West Bengal Heritage Commission. ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Chandernagore

West Bengal  /  Published 07.07.19

Book on French connection

By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 07.02.19

Tie-up boost for Chandernagore heritage tourism

Heritage and tourism in Chandernagore got a boost with the signing of a memorandum of understanding on Wednesday evening between France and the Bengal government on the sidelines of the Bengal Global ...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 30.11.19

Fort Feringhee

Four centuries ago, the settlements along the Hugli river or Hooghly as it is called now — a branch of the mighty Ganges — attracted maritime traders from as many as five European nations, turning...
By Prasun Chaudhuri in

Travel  /  Published 24.12.18

3 recommended day trips from Calcutta

Moghulmari, NikursiniLearning quotient: Archaeological remains of a Buddhist monastery built in early Medieval AgeIn 1996, local schoolteacher Narendranath Biswas informed Asok Datta, a professor of A...
By Paromita Sen in

West Bengal  /  Published 23.07.19

Second campus for Chandernagore college

Chandernagore College is having a second campus built behind the current one on the Strand and has plans to renovate a heritage structure on its premises.A three-storeyed building is being constructed...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Chandernagore

West Bengal  /  Published 04.11.18

Puja show rerun plan hits protest block

The government decision to organise a carnival in Chandernagore on the occasion of Jagaddhatri Puja has left residents worried that it would spoil the essence of their 64-year-old immersion procession...
By Pranab Mondal in Chandernagore


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