News  /  Published 22.01.22

Saoli Mitra passes on, Gyms reopen, Republic Day parade rehearsal…

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By My Kolkata Web Desk

News  /  Published 10.01.22

Kolkata’s Maidan overflows with winter revellers

“Why should we answer you,” a woman barked when the photographer of this newspaper asked her the reason for not wearing a mask. Two policemen standing near the North gate of the Victoria ...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

Culture  /  Published 09.01.22

Many splendoured is my provenance

Only 260 years ago I was part of Gobindopur, a village interspersed with forested marshland by the Hooghly river . It was one of the three villages founded as Calcutta — the trading port of the ...
By Prasun Chaudhuri

News  /  Published 22.11.21

Fans drop Covid shield at Eden Gardens

Covid cases are continuing to rise in the city along with other parts of Bengal after Durga Puja. But many people still lack awareness, said government officials. Many people were seen gathering outs...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 22.11.21

Seven arrested for black marketing T20 tickets near Eden Gardens

Seven men were arrested on Saturday night for alleged black marketing of tickets for the India-New Zealand T20 match at the Eden Gardens. Police said the accused were selling tickets worth Rs 650 at ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Maidan


Lifestyle  /  Published 19.11.21

Winter wander-list: 10 ways to enjoy a Kolkata winter

This one is quite bittersweet, reflective of how things change and people move away after school. However, the final week of the year is special. Many city schools including St. Xavier's Collegiat...
By Vedant Karia

News  /  Published 15.11.21

Tribute to World War martyrs on Remembrance Sunday

Soldiers who laid down their lives in the two World Wars and other conflicts were honoured at the Maidan Cenotaph on Sunday. Diplomats, army officers and policemen gathered to commemorate Remembrance...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.11.21

Jharkhand 'focus state' at Delhi trade fair

Jharkhand will be a "focus state" in the upcoming India International Trade Fair (IITF) at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi where the business prospects in the mineral-rich state will be showcase...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Lifestyle  /  Published 03.11.21

Exploring football and fervour at Kolkata’s annual Parsee tournament

Bandos, a team from Bangladesh, travels every year to Kolkata to compete in the Parsee football tournament. “I love watching father-son duos and generations of players coming together, it’...
By Lygeia Gomes

Places  /  Published 15.10.21

Street photography: All about capturing surroundings that define you

What next? Preparing files that can translate into virtual reality. Oculus is here. Why not try it out, says my head. Once my wallet agrees, perhaps that will be the next addition to my skill set. Mea...
By Mathures Paul


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