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Durga Puja
Jharkhand  /  Published 07.10.19

CM to burn 65-ft Ravan in Ranchi

Chief minister Raghubar Das will burn a 65-foot effigy of Ravan, a 60-foot effigy of Kumbhakarn and a 55-foot replica of Meghnad at Morabadi ground on Tuesday for Vijaya Dashami. Mukul Taneja, Dusseh...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 03.10.19

Satyajit to Sunil, a handwritten offering

The magazine was started by 12 freedom fighters the year India gained independence. Since then, many famous sons of Bengal, from Satyajit Ray to Sunil Gangopadhyay, have contributed to it.Carrying on ...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Burdwan

West Bengal  /  Published 03.10.19

BJP flounders in pandal race

The Bengal BJP’s plan to tap into the Durga Puja festivities to connect with people seems to have come a cropper with reports from across the state suggesting that Trinamul Congress leaders are much...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

Technology  /  Published 12.10.19

iPhone 11 Pro’s camera set-up is just what creative pros deserve

By now you have probably read a gazillion jokes about how a kidney or two needs to be sold to buy an iPhone. The joke has become stale. Expensive, yes it is if the iPhone 11 Pro or Pro Max is in the p...
By Mathures Paul

West Bengal  /  Published 09.10.19

Powerful messages & true spirit of the deity prevail

Five Tolly stars and as many envoys went pandal-hopping on Sashthi as they donned the role of judges for CESC The Telegraph True Spirit Puja 2019 in association with LIC, David & Goliath and New I...
By Sudeshna Banerjee, Chandreyee Ghose, Jhinuk Mazumdar, Shrestha Saha and Anannya Sarkar in Calcutta

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West Bengal  /  Published 08.10.19

Durga Puja 2019: Excavators’ tradition lives on

Rakhaldas Bandopadhyay may have been a reputable archaeologist to the world who unearthed the ruins of Mohenjo-daro but to Chhoyghoria in Petrapole, North 24-Parganas, he was a humble village boy who ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Petrapole

West Bengal  /  Published 05.10.19

More Durga Puja showers on Met radar

The rain god played spoilsport in the city’s annual date with goddess Durga.A dry and sunny Sashthi had raised hopes that the Met forecast of a wet Puja would go wrong but dark clouds appeared in th...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 04.10.19

Rare positivity marks Durga Puja

I have been pandal-hopping since Wednesday. So I am glad there were no repeats today. It was an honour to be a judge at the The Telegraph True Spirit Puja for the second time in a row.I was excited th...
By Patti Hoffman

India  /  Published 04.10.19

Puja gift 'beyond imagination'

The felicitation of an unlikely guest marked the onset of the Puja at Nabapally in Rampurhat town on Sasthi.Mohammed Sirajuddin stood smiling shyly at the mandap, bouquet in hand and “teeka” on hi...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Rampurhat

India  /  Published 04.10.19

IIM alumni come together at Durga Puja

Among Puja revellers in Calcutta this year will be a group of corporate bigwigs flying in from all over the world. The men and women in their mid-50s are usually busy running companies but in the comi...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


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