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Places  /  Published 06.12.22

Magen David Synagogue — an oasis of peace in one of Mumbai’s busiest localities

Although not as spectacular as its Kolkata namesake, the Mumbai version also has its fair share of ornamentation that creates a spectacle...
By Rangan Datta

Places  /  Published 05.12.22

The Shore Temple in Mahabalipuram: A slice of history preserved in stones

The stone-cut temple, located 55km south of Chennai, is one of the most-visited monuments by foreign tourists in recent years...
By Rangan Datta

News  /  Published 04.12.22

Calcutta Rowing Club to celebrate centenary year of its relationship with London Rowing Club

Talks are on between the two clubs about a visit by a team from LRC to CRC where they will stay and row in the Dhakuria lake...
By Anasuya Basu in Ballygunge


Events  /  Published 02.12.22

The City as a Museum: A peek into artists’ minds and their homes

From Prasad Tagore Palace to Chintamoni Kar Bird Sanctuary, DAG Museums explored a wide range of artists and artworks to celebrate World Heritage Week...
By Vedant Karia

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News  /  Published 02.12.22

Remembering combat pilot Indra Lal Roy

The veteran's dazzling life came to an end on July 22, 1918, when he was killed over Carvin in France, which was German-controlled territory, in a dog fight with Fokker D.VIIs...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya


News  /  Published 01.12.22

Requiem for a 120-year-old house at Kalighat

Kolkata has prepared a list of heritage buildings which are either of historic significance or of great architectural value ...
By PTI

News  /  Published 01.12.22

Yesterdate: This day from Kolkata’s past, December 1, 1933

‘A Dragon Plane the Ruby’ of Indian National Airways left ‘Dum Dum aerodrome’ at 7am, with four passengers and 5 1/2 lbs of mail...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya

West Bengal  /  Published 01.12.22

Orientalist’s memory spruced up

Fresh lease of life for orientalist scholar’s memorial...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling


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