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Durga Puja
West Bengal  /  Published 12.09.21

Jagaran Sangha portraying goddess Durga at the Ganesh Puja organised by it this year

Jagaran Sangha, a club in Harishchandapur of Malda district, has come up with a clay idol of chief minister Mamata Banerjee, portraying her as goddess Durga at the Ganesh Puja organised by it this yea...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Calcutta

Places  /  Published 11.09.21

Puja plot lined with trees in New Town AK Block

Microgarden next door The block recently got a micro garden on an empty plot next to AK 42, at the southern extremity of the township. “It is the first park in our block,” said president ...
By Sudeshna Banerjee

News  /  Published 09.09.21

Sonu Sood to Afghan singers, Kolkata readies for Durga Puja

Actor Sonu Sood has won many hearts across the country with his charitable work since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic. Now a club in the Kestopur area in Kolkata has decided to pay tribute to h...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Kolkata

News  /  Published 09.09.21

New normal: Small pandal, big idols

A number of Durga Puja organisers across Kolkata have decided to reduce the size of their pandals and do away with decorations in front of the idols this year so visitors do not try to come close to t...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 09.09.21

BJP doublespeak on Puja: Mamata

Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday accused the BJP of following a “double standard”, referring to the controversy the party has kicked up over her meeting with Puja committees ahead of the Septe...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

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Lifestyle  /  Published 08.09.21

Beauty and sustainability — US consul-general’s take-home from Art in Life

CIMA Art in Life will be on till October 11, daily from 11am to 8pm, at CIMA Gallery, Sunny Towers (second floor), 43, Ashutosh Chowdhury Avenue, Kolkata 700019  ...
By Chandreyee Chatterjee

News  /  Published 08.09.21

Durga Puja relief, curbs same as last year

The Bengal government on Monday announced Rs 50,000 each for all registered community Durga Puja organisers in Bengal and waived the fees for civic and fire services, as it did during Durga Puja 2020....
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 07.09.21

Didi promises Puja sops

The Mamata Banerjee government on Tuesday decided to continue with its financial aid for the annual Durga Puja festival, which according to the chief minister was a Rs 32,377 crore enterprise. &ldquo...
By Arnab Ganguly in Calcutta

News  /  Published 06.09.21

Police want road repairs on 300 Kolkata stretches before Puja

A 20-year-old youth was arrested on Saturday for allegedly sending obscene messages and voice notes to a woman on Instagram, police said. The accused allegedly told the police that he felt ‘enc...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 06.09.21

Footfall surge at shopping hubs brings smiles to sellers

At Gariahat, too, sari shops as well as stalls on the pavement did brisk sales. The manager of a sari shop said sales were good, especially on weekends. ...
By Snehal Sengupta in Kolkata


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