News  /  Published 01.10.22

Plaque unveiled at Shanu Lahiri’s home

With four other artists, Meera Mukherjee, Karuna Shaha, Shyamasree Basu and Santosh Rohatgi Moitra, she had formed the first women visual artists’ collective in the country, The Group. “Ma...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya in Kolkata

Culture  /  Published 03.07.22

Don’t tear me to tears

G.M. Kapur  of Intach, Calcutta, says, “Not all development looks incongruous.” He cites the examples of Srijan House at 36/1A Elgin Road and the DBS Bank building at the crossing of ...
By Anasuya Basu

News  /  Published 12.06.22

Heritage plaque for The Lalit Great Eastern Hotel’s bakery

One of Kolkata’s oldest bakeries, at The Lalit Great Eastern Hotel, established in 1830, will be awarded the Culinary Heritage Recognition plaque by the Kolkata chapter of the Indian National Tr...
By Anasuya Basu in Kolkata

India  /  Published 15.05.22

Puri temple project hits roadblock

Amid the controversy surrounding the beautification work going on around the 12th century Puri Shree Jagannath temple under the Puri Shree Mandir Heritage Corridor project, the Indian National Trust f...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

News  /  Published 08.04.22

Annual Heritage Quiz 2022 presented by BCC&I to be held virtually

Students of Classes VIII to XII can register online by April 12...
By Our Correspondent


India  /  Published 17.03.22

Alarm over antique idol theft in Odisha

Antique idols kept in temples and protected monuments of Odisha, particularly in the coastal belt, are being stolen with alarming regularity. In the last one week, nine antique idols were stolen from...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

News  /  Published 06.03.22

KMC plan for heritage leeway

Owners of heritage properties in Kolkata may soon be allowed to sell to a developer the right to construct — elsewhere — the additional space that might have been allowed on the plot where...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

India  /  Published 26.02.22

Intach to help preserve HC records

“The case record of Sadar Diwani Adalat starting from 1814 to 1833 has also been preserved. There is tremendous effort to ensure that the legal history of the state is preserved properly. Gettin...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

News  /  Published 23.12.21

Citizens’ charter for new Kolkata Municipal Corporation board

On the eve of the formation of a new board of Kolkata Municipal Corporation, The Telegraph draws up Kolkatans’ wish list based on conversations with scores of people Hawkers Promises to r...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

India  /  Published 20.08.21

Afghan students caught in a bind, need help

A woman JNU student is stuck at her home in central Afghanistan, watching Taliban gunmen roam the streets, as she awaits her visa to be able to study in India. An Afghan student of Punjab University ...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi


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