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News  /  Published 31.12.21

Achievers who made Salt Lake and Kolkata proud in 2021

This 40-year-old from Uniworld City has weighed an extreme of 85kg at one point as well as an extreme of 39. And she then discovered a sport that not only made her fit but also gave her the zest to he...
By Our Bureau in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 24.12.21

Durga Puja festivities to start 10 days prior in 2022 to celebrate Unesco honour: Mamata

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said Durga Puja festivities will start 10 days prior in 2022 to celebrate the Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) tag accorded to the unique festi...
By PTI

News  /  Published 24.12.21

Antique Durga idols at Indian Museum

The Indian Museum has taken out two of its antique Durga images from its store for display at an exhibition to celebrate the Unesco’s inscription of Durga Puja on its Representative List of Inta...
By Anasuya Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 22.12.21

Massive rally in Kolkata thanks Unesco for ICH tag on Durga Puja

Rashbehari MLA Debasish Kumar, also a member of Forum for Durgotsab, told PTI: “We have assembled here to celebrate the Unesco honour to West Bengal's soul Durga Puja. This is an acknowledge...
By My Kolkata & PTI in Kolkata

Opinion  /  Published 19.12.21

Inherited togetherness: Puja heritage

At a time when religion divides rather than unites, the placing of Calcutta’s Durga Puja festival on Unesco’s Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity list is perhaps the most telling indi...
By The Editorial Board

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News  /  Published 17.12.21

Unesco Puja tag promises to boost Bengal tourism, woo global travellers

After months of persuasion, Mukherjee convinced the octogenarian to visit Kolkata that autumn. “At the end of his trip, he told me that despite having been to over 150 countries had he died...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Kolkata

News  /  Published 16.12.21

Unesco puts ‘intangible cultural heritage of humanity’ tag on Durga Puja in Kolkata

Durga Puja in Kolkata is now “inscribed on Unesco’s Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity”, a tag that formally takes the city’s much loved carnival t...
By Anasuya Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 15.12.21

UNESCO declares Kolkata’s Durga Puja an intangible cultural heritage of humanity

The chief minister of Bengal, Mamata Banerjee also shared the news on Twitter and wrote: “…To every #Bengali across the world, Durga Puja is much more than a festival, it is an emotion th...
By My Kolkata Web Desk in Kolkata

India  /  Published 11.12.21

‘Inclusion’ on Kovind lips

President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday said “non-discrimination” was the first condition for absolute respect for human dignity and it should be our collective responsibility to overcome such...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 03.09.21

Signature scents: heritage calls

Melbourne is telling the world to stop and smell the Vegemite. This iconic Australian breakfast spread has for long been a bone of contention — some tear up at its harsh aroma while others choke...
By The Editorial Board


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