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News  /  Published 19.05.22

Not just a mask, Chhau is a lot more

It was clear the words came from the heart. And, perhaps, a sense of relief too. The message — more an unspoken appeal — was hard to miss. Behind the animated chatter about the ethnic rea...
By Saurav Roy

News  /  Published 11.04.22

31 parakeets rescued from Prince Anwar Shah Road pet shop

Over 50 puja theme-makers drew on various aspects of Durga Puja at a programme on Sunday. It was an act of thanksgiving to the Unesco for inscribing Durga Puja in Kolkata on its Representative List of...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 04.02.22

Unesco tag on Durga Puja to be celebrated across Kolkata on September 1

“It is our duty to tell the world how Bengal honours a recognition. All departments will have to take this up as a challenge,” Mamata said.   Durga Puja 2022 starts on October 1...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 31.12.21

Achievers who made Salt Lake and Kolkata proud in 2021

This 40-year-old from Uniworld City has weighed an extreme of 85kg at one point as well as an extreme of 39. And she then discovered a sport that not only made her fit but also gave her the zest to he...
By Our Bureau in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 24.12.21

Durga Puja festivities to start 10 days prior in 2022 to celebrate Unesco honour: Mamata

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said Durga Puja festivities will start 10 days prior in 2022 to celebrate the Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) tag accorded to the unique festi...

News  /  Published 17.12.21

Unesco Puja tag promises to boost Bengal tourism, woo global travellers

After months of persuasion, Mukherjee convinced the octogenarian to visit Kolkata that autumn. “At the end of his trip, he told me that despite having been to over 150 countries had he died...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Kolkata


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