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News  /  Published 12.08.22

Brush with Raj era at Nazrul Tirtha from August 14

Hindustan Files covers the period from the Battle of Plassey to the birth of the Republic. As the Europeans encountered India, they wanted to send back home representations of the land, the monuments ...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

India  /  Published 06.08.22

Mary Milben coming for I-Day@75

African American singer Mary Milben, who is known for her moving rendition of 'Om Jai Jagadish Hare' and Jana Gana Mana', is travelling to India to attend the celebrations related to the c...
By Lalit K Jha in Washington

News  /  Published 19.07.22

In pics: Durand Cup trophy tour, Azadi Station and more

By My Kolkata Web Desk

Culture  /  Published 17.07.22

Guitarist Stern is all set to perform in India

Internationally acclaimed guitarist and composer Denis Stern is all set to perform in India for the first time after the COVID-19 pandemic, strumming to a selection of Rabindranath Tagore classics for...
By Romit Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

News  /  Published 23.03.22

France all set to bring ‘Bonjour India’ to 19 cities across India

With Covid on the wane, France is bringing its artistic, cultural, educational and scientific showcase, Bonjour India, to 19 cities across the country. Kolkata is one of the venues hosting nine events...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Kolkata


India  /  Published 10.07.21

ICCR to honour Mujibur Rahman

Dinesh K Patnaik, Director General, ICCR and PC Joshi, acting DU Vice Chancellor, will sign a Memorandum of Understanding on July 12 for setting up of the Chair, a statement said, adding the MoU will ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 16.02.21

Lights, camera, action: Ray centenary

The lukewarm preparedness for the centenary celebrations of Satyajit Ray’s birth on May 2, 2021 — ascribed largely to the pandemic — raises many questions. Sporadic efforts notwithst...
By Amitabha Bhattacharya

North East  /  Published 05.08.20

Hornbill Fest, Russia’s V-Rox join hands

The Northeast’s leading cultural and musical extravaganza, the Hornbill Festival of Nagaland, and Russia’s V-Rox Festival have joined hands to explore avenues and platforms for the exchang...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 25.02.20

Call for drop in age of consent

The age of consent should be lowered to 16 from 18, the “existence of adolescent sexuality” recognised and consensual sexual acts decriminalised, the state panel for child rights has recommended.T...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 22.02.20

Couple add strength to spine

A farmer in Gadchiroli, a district in Maharshtra bordering Chhattisgarh where a majority of the population live below the poverty line, started suffering from back pain in 2011. Baburao’s pain becam...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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