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Calcutta  /  Published 23.07.21

Revival deal for French Registry Building

The government, she said, wanted to turn the structure into a boutique hotel and cultural centre with a library. While the funds — pegged at Rs 3 crore — are being provided by the state g...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

Heritage  /  Published 22.11.20

A doff to Duff

Bang opposite Duff College is the smart red-and-cream building where Suresh Chandra Chaudhuri had founded the East Bengal Club on August 1, 1920. Rajesh Chaudhuri, 52, who had come from Delhi for the ...
By Soumitra Das

Calcutta  /  Published 11.09.20

Virtual tour of Victoria Memorial

A virtual tour of the Victoria Memorial Hall (VMH) garden, accompanied by notes on the various landmarks within the precincts, is available at the Google Arts and Culture website. Titled The Taj of t...
By Anasuya Basu in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 08.12.18

A 'quiet' erasure of heritage

Some Indians like the hammer. Its popularity is particularly noticeable in West Bengal, especially in Calcutta, where debates over the uncertain fate of built heritage have been growing in stridency. ...
By The Editorial Board

West Bengal  /  Published 14.01.19

Focus on heritage hurdles

The owners of a number of old properties along the Hooghly, some of which have the heritage tag, sat down with architects, planners and conservation workers at Chandernagore on Sunday to discuss how t...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

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Travel  /  Published 24.12.18

3 recommended day trips from Calcutta

Moghulmari, NikursiniLearning quotient: Archaeological remains of a Buddhist monastery built in early Medieval AgeIn 1996, local schoolteacher Narendranath Biswas informed Asok Datta, a professor of A...
By Paromita Sen

West Bengal  /  Published 23.07.19

Second campus for Chandernagore college

Chandernagore College is having a second campus built behind the current one on the Strand and has plans to renovate a heritage structure on its premises.A three-storeyed building is being constructed...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Chandernagore

Heritage  /  Published 04.12.18

Conserving 'Little Europe' on the banks of the Hoogly

Four centuries ago, the shores of the river Hugli (or, Hooghly, as it is called now), a branch of the mighty Ganges, had turned into “Little Europe”, attracting maritime traders from as many as fi...
By Prasun Chaudhuri

West Bengal  /  Published 10.01.20

Bankim house bears cracker brunt

The impact of Thursday’s explosion at Naihati has caused damage to several heritage and historic buildings, including Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay’s home, in Chinsurah on the opposite bank of the ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty

Heritage  /  Published 10.11.18

Currency Building hasn't run out of currency

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By Moumita Chaudhuri


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