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Opinion  /  Published 07.07.19

Is Neymar down the Maradona path?

Sir — With the controversies that Neymar Jr. has been courting on a regular basis, it seems that he is going down the same destructive path that Maradona went. At the peak of his career, Diego Marad...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 22.06.19

75 years on, ‘that great, bitter battle’

Seventy-five years ago, two island nations from opposite sides of the world fought the Battle of Kohima, one of the bloodiest combats in history, thousands of miles from their homelands and across a t...
By Deepam Chatterjee

Sports  /  Published 21.03.20

Survivor of two wars, English cricket pads up for grim battle

The sound of leather on willow will not be heard for the next couple of months at the very least following the agonising decision of the England and Wales Cricket Board to delay the start of the seaso...
By Amit Roy in London

Entertainment  /  Published 06.06.19

Into the jaws of death: 5 films about D-Day

Saving Private Ryan (1998)...
in Calcutta

Heritage  /  Published 29.02.20

The Last Post

Meine herzensgute liebe Mutti... My dear dear Mother, begins the letter from a German soldier posted in Stalingrad in the winter of 1943. It continues, “On your birthday I wish you my dearest loveli...
By Upala Sen


World  /  Published 24.03.19

Theresa May faces cabinet coup

The United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union was in disarray on Sunday as Prime Minister Theresa May faced a possible plot by ministers to topple her and parliament prepared to grab control of ...
By Reuters in London

Opinion  /  Published 01.03.19

How Nazi scientists helped the US

It has been more than seven decades since the end of World War II, but even now very few people know about Operation Paperclip. The latter exposed the hypocrisy of the United States of America when, i...
By Martand Jha

West Bengal  /  Published 26.02.19

Duo retraces route of Lithuanian who rode to Calcutta

The city of Klaipeda underwent several changes in street names when it went from the Germans to the Lithuanians to the Soviets. It had also been bombed during World War II. So even when the location o...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

Books  /  Published 18.01.19

Tagore's letters to French writer Romain Rolland

This relationship, which remained intense for much of two decades, had a deeper meaning. It mirrored the frustrating efforts to plant the seeds of peace on a philosophical and religious level which th...
By Martin Kämpchen

West Bengal  /  Published 02.11.19

The dwindling Chinese community of Calcutta

If it hadn’t been for the Cheenapara song, I wouldn’t have heard of him. Thomas Chen has written, composed and sung the song that is part of a larger initiative launched by The Community Art Proje...
By Manasi Shah


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