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News  /  Published 02.02.23

Yesterdate: This day from Kolkata’s past, February 2, 1835

Thomas Babington Macaulay circulated his Minute on Education in favour of English language education & European learning in India...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya

News  /  Published 01.02.23

Yesterdate: This day from Kolkata’s past, February 1, 1862

On this day, the first meeting of the Bengal Legislative Council was held ...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya

News  /  Published 31.01.23

Yesterdate: This day from Kolkata’s past, January 31, 1979

This day marks one of the most brutal exercises of state power in the history of India...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya in Kolkata

News  /  Published 30.01.23

Yesterdate: This day from Kolkata’s past, January 30, 1903

The Imperial Library was opened to the public on this day by Governor-General Lord Curzon....
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya

Lifestyle  /  Published 29.01.23

How the peacock wicker chair became a cornerstone of a cultural revolution

During 1980s, the peacock chair fell out of favour on album covers but again found favour among interior designers ...
By Mathures Paul

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News  /  Published 28.01.23

Yesterdate: This day from Kolkata’s past, January 28, 1882

On this day first formal telephone service was established in Calcutta, Madras and Bombay...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya in Kolkata

News  /  Published 27.01.23

Yesterdate: This day from Kolkata’s past, January 27, 1886

Radhabinod Pal was born on this day...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya

News  /  Published 26.01.23

Yesterdate: This day from Kolkata’s past, January 26, 1950

The production of steam locomotives commenced on this day...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya

News  /  Published 25.01.23

Yesterdate: This day from Kolkata’s past, January 25, 1824

Poet Michael Madhusudan Dutt, a pioneer of Bengali literature, was born...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya

News  /  Published 24.01.23

Yesterdate: This day from Kolkata’s past, January 24, 1857

Calcutta University was founded on this day...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya


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