Indian National Trust For Art And Cultural Heritage Intach
Calcutta  /  Published 15.04.21

Plaque at Ali Akbar home

The saying goes that his father would thrash him if he missed his riyaz. The training under his father, Allauddin Khan, often stretched from early morning till late at night. Along with him trained si...
By Anasuya Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 26.03.21

Weather cock will be back soon

By Anasuya Basu in Dalhousie

Calcutta  /  Published 12.03.21

Heritage bungalows of Darjeeling

The burra bungalows were typically single or double storied with a flower garden (Phool Bagan), and a vegetable garden (Maali Bari). Some also had swimming pools and tennis courts. Inside were spaciou...
By Anasuya Basu in Calcutta

Culture  /  Published 06.04.19

Heritage feritage: Calcutta wakes up

Sometimes a hashtag is all it takes to wake up slumbering beauties. Who knows when Calcutta had receded from India’s heritage map. Visitors to the city would salute the Victoria Memorial, the Howrah...
By Upala Sen

West Bengal  /  Published 20.04.19

In interior Bengal, a treasure awaiting discovery

Debagram is a village in Bengal’s Nadia district. Adjacent to it is a forest verdant with sal, palash, segun, hijal and teak trees. The place, where the forest is located, once housed a garh or fort...
By Bitan Sikdar


Heritage  /  Published 29.02.20

Termites & Proof

His first attempt at heritage preservation was a disaster. An oil painting in the family had been ravaged by termites. It was the 1960s, the hand-held pesticide spray gun was still a novelty. The teen...
By Bitan Sikdar

West Bengal  /  Published 06.12.19

Tribute to iconic food stops

Chicken a la Kiev at Mocambo, chimney soup at Eau Chew, prawn cutlet at Allen Kitchen, kadapak at Girish Chandra Dey and Nakur Chandra Nandi...Certain eateries in Calcutta are known not just for their...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 03.02.20

Jharkhand vibes in Gujarat

Jharkhand’s colours and culture served as a confluence for the east and west traditions of India at one platform in Ahmedabad recently. Organised by the Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural He...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 18.01.20

Bapu sparks creativity

The Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (Intach) will organise national-level essay writing and painting competitions for schoolchildren on Mahatma Gandhi to be held in 100 cities acro...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

India  /  Published 07.06.20

Odisha plans cruise tourism, green activists oppose

The Odisha government plans to organise cruises in selected water bodies of the state with private participation in order to promote tourism which has been devastated by the Cyclone Fani last year and...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar


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