India  /  Published 29.04.22

PM, quell winds of hatred: Bukhari

Shahi Imam of Jama Masjid Syed Ahmed Bukhari on Friday asked the Centre to close the "doors" through which the "winds of hatred and communal tension" were entering into the society...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

News  /  Published 29.04.22

Extending help in Ramzan, the month of giving

A housing society in New Town came forward to help underprivileged families with food provisions in the month of Ramazan. On Sunday, iftaar kits were given out to domestic help employed in the comple...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 29.04.22

Feast of happiness

Ingredients • Boneless chicken 600g • Ginger paste 1tbsp • Garlic paste 1tbsp • Salt 1tsp or as per taste • White/ black pepper powder 1tsp • Cashew paste 2tbs &bu...
By Nazish Pervez Khan in Salt Lake

Lifestyle  /  Published 28.04.22

Analysis: What Kolkata ordered the most during Ramzan

A spike in the orders for Biryani, Haleem and Nihari during Ramzan as compared to previous months Kolkata’s favourite early morning bites during the season of Ramzan were chicken popcorn and ...
By Lygeia Gomes

Food  /  Published 27.04.22

An Iftari food trail through Dhaka’s Chowkbazar

As we crawled our way back home in the wee hours of the morning, I had an epiphany — in Dhaka, Benjamin Franklin probably would have to reconsider one of his most famous philosophies because peo...
By Pinaki Bhattacharya


News  /  Published 26.04.22

2000-plus Presidency jail inmates join iftar

The recreational club of Presidency jail was the venue of an iftar on Monday that saw all 2,000-plus inmates come together as an embodiment of shared living within the four walls of a correctional hom...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

Lifestyle  /  Published 25.04.22

Why Ramzaan may have got easier but my world has turned poorer

The reflex response of calling mom to ask what dua should be recited at what point (even when I was in my fifties) has been replaced by scribbles on paper scraps.  The fried bhajiyaas during the...
By Mudar Patherya

World  /  Published 25.04.22

Joe Biden accepts Naftali Bennett's invitation to visit Israel

US President Joe Biden has accepted an invitation from Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett to visit Israel and intends to make the trip in the coming months, the White House and Bennett’s off...
By Reuters in Jerusalem

News  /  Published 24.04.22

Friendship over iftar at Nimtala mosque

Surrounded by a string of temples, near the Nimtala crematorium on the banks of the Hooghly, stands a 274-year old mosque. The Niyamatullah Ghat Masjid was the venue of an iftar on Saturday. The get...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 17.04.22

Kolkatans nourish bonds over iftar

A group of Kolkatans, mostly Hindus, hosted an iftar for their Muslim neighbours in central Kolkata on Friday. A makeshift pandal had been set up on a slice of Tarachand Dutta Street, near Nakhoda mo...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata


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