Durga Puja
Style  /  Published 09.10.20

Five-day festive lookbook

With masks on, the make-up this time is based on matte and moisture matte lipstick instead of gloss for long stay.     No more glitter. Matte eyeliner in pop shades like green and pink a...
By Priyanka Roy (t2 intern)

Calcutta  /  Published 09.10.20

Pre-Puja rise in corona cases

The number of coronavirus cases has been on a steady rise in Salt Lake, Baguiati, Teghoria, Kaikhali and several parts of Rajarhat over the past couple of weeks, officials of the Bidhannagar Municipal...
By Snehal Sengupta

Calcutta  /  Published 09.10.20

Shops woo wary customers

There was a time when Puja shopping was an experience, not a transaction. The boundless energy with which one visited store after store for that perfect top, the excitement one had while placing a sar...
By Brinda Sarkar

Calcutta  /  Published 09.10.20

Agomoni show goes online

Mahalaya came early this year but Palash Prangan, a township-based group, was punctual with their Agomoni programme. Though the virtual show was open  to the public in the evening, internally mem...
By Bharati Kanjilal

North East  /  Published 09.10.20

Nagaland: guidelines for Puja

The Nagaland government has issued guidelines for the celebration of the forthcoming Durga puja, allowing pandals to be set up only at temples in view of the Covid-19 pandemic, an official said. The ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Kohima


Calcutta  /  Published 09.10.20

When cotton sari matters a lot more

When Sudarshan Barui, 23, received his first salary in September, he bought four new saris. One of them was for his mother and another for his grandmother. The remaining two were for women he had nev...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 09.10.20

Deshapriya Park scales down Puja

The puja at Deshapriya Park will be a muted affair this year amid the Covid pandemic, a far cry from its dazzling past. The organisers will build a small pandal around a concrete stage at the far end...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 09.10.20

Potholes: Salt Lake’s bumpy ride to Puja

Durga Puja is less than two weeks away and the roads of Salt Lake are riddled with potholes. Pandal-hoppers may have to brave cratered roads as the Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation is still to start...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 09.10.20

Keep satellite units open: Govt

The state government has requested private hospitals not to shut their satellite facilities for Covid patients ahead of the festive season, which many fear may see a spike in positive cases, even if t...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.10.20

Sport: 24 talent scouts named

Chief minister Hemant Soren handed over appointment letters to 24 newly recruited district sports officers (DSOs) on Thursday, the first time such a group was being hired in the state, and asked them ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi


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