World  /  Published 25.04.22

Ukranian troops celebrate Easter

The Ukrainian soldiers took their jackets off, squinting under the rising sun as the Reverend Taras Melnyk blessed them and their traditional Easter bread with holy water on Saturday. For a brief mom...
By Maria Varenikova in Kyiv

Opinion  /  Published 23.04.22

Egg-shaped Easter candy

This shows the harmony between the three religions but also brings to mind the clashes and tensions. Christians celebrate Good Friday and Easter; Judaism celebrates Passover; Muslims began the month-l...
By Suhashini Sarkar

News  /  Published 22.04.22

Salt Lake witnesses demand for online Easter mass service

To the streets In Kestopur, a big Easter procession was led by three churches, namely Emmanuel Church (Protestant), The Assembly of God Church (Protestant) and Holy Family Church (Roman Catholic). P...
By Showli Chakraborty in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 18.04.22

Easter Sunday rally from St Paul’s Cathedral to St James draws over 500 people

Reverend Paritosh Canning, bishop of the Calcutta diocese of the Church of North India, gave his greetings. “Easter brings hope of a new beginning, that life has value and the hope to overcome ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata


Lifestyle  /  Published 17.04.22

Easter: The celebration of hope and its special food tradtions

Ingredients • Flour: 165g • Raisins: 55g • Cherry: 20g •Mixed Peels: 20g • Butter: 35g •Milk: 50ml • Lemon zest: ½ • Eggs: 1 • Sugar: 20g • Ye...
By Vikas Kumar

News  /  Published 16.04.22

Easter portrays the song of new life

The festival of Easter is without a doubt one of the most important festivals in the Christian calendar. It comes as the culmination of Lent, the 40-day period before Easter, observed with prayer, pen...
By Rev. Dr. Dominic Savio, SJ

News  /  Published 16.04.22

Sales of Easter eggs and buns pick up after two-year Covid lull

Small businesses were content with the sales this year. Shelley Joseph, who sells pickles, jams, cakes and other items from home, said orders had been coming in from mid-March, when she started posti...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

Lifestyle  /  Published 13.04.22

The best Easter treats in Kolkata, and where to get them

Nicole’s has something for everyone — the young and the young at heart.  For teens and tweens, there’s Kiddies Joy (an Easter egg filled with gems, gummy bears, and toffee), Mr...
By Lygeia Gomes

Lifestyle  /  Published 13.04.22

The walk of faith: Seven churches on Good Friday

The seven stops, on this particular year, were as follows: St Teresa’s Church (AJC Bose Road) Nirmala Shishu Bhavan, a unit of the Missionaries of Charity (AJC Bose Road) Convent of Our Lad...
By Rangan Datta


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