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Heritage
Places  /  Published 30.11.21

Labhpur Dhatridebata Museum: A small homage to a giant of Bengali literature

Museum details: The museum is open Tuesday to Sunday from 11am to 5om. The guest house is also open to visitors (except for days the family members of Tarashankar are staying). For bookings you...
By Barnini Maitra Chakraborty

News  /  Published 29.11.21

Exhibition on Bengal's art ends after almost 2 years

An exhibition showcasing the rich tapestry of Bengal's paintings ended on Sunday after almost two years, organisers said. The exhibition, titled Ghare Baire, was being held at the 188-year-old Cu...
By PTI in Kolkata

News  /  Published 28.11.21

Heritage walk returns with a bang

Participants in a heritage walk at the Port Trust and Maritime Museum on Strand Road in central Calcutta on Saturday afternoon. The other stops were the Fairlie Place headquarters of Eastern Railway a...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

People  /  Published 25.11.21

Jews of Kolkata: Numbers dwindle but legacy lingers

Kolkata's Jews continued to serve India loyally after Independence. There were Jewish sheriffs and magistrates in this city and many were officers in the armed forces. Lt. Gen. J.F.R Jacob, who wa...
By Jayanta Roy Chowdhury/PTI

News  /  Published 23.11.21

ASI Kolkata celebrates World Heritage Week 2021 at Maghen David Synagogue

‘Jewish Heritage in Kolkata’ is the theme of the World Heritage Week programme organised by Archaeological Survey of India Kolkata Chapter ...
By Subhadrika Sen

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News  /  Published 21.11.21

Police treasures spruced up

Police stations in Kolkata are not the most inviting places. Yet some of the city’s police stations are housed in architecturally and historically significant heritage buildings going back to th...
By Anasuya Basu

Places  /  Published 18.11.21

Experience a touch of Odisha near Contai

By Road: Drive to Contai via Uluberia, Bagnan, Kolaghat, Nandakumar, Bajkul, Henria and Nachinda. Marishda Bazar is just 2.5 km from Nachinda. Bahiri is 4 km from Marishda. One has to take the ...
By Amitabha Gupta

Places  /  Published 17.11.21

McDonnell Fountain at Dalhousie Square: A gem gathering dust

An ugly construction built the behind of the fountain is a latrine, and that has killed the visual appeal by a great extent. No one can see the rear of the fountain and the land around is covered in w...
By Somen Sengupta

News  /  Published 10.11.21

Nashik: Espalier Heritage School offers outdoor classes and a train library

The classes will be held under trees and there is no uniform ...
By Our Correspondent

Places  /  Published 10.11.21

Belur Rashbari: Heritage, history and the sound of gently lapping waves

The food is primarily vegetarian, but fish is provided on special request. Food is served in the dining room only, but tea and snacks can be ordered through room service. Consumption of any type of al...
By Somen Sengupta


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