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Exploring the history of Kolkata and Murshidabad

It was during one of our visits to Kolkata that we decided to explore the various temples and other places of interests. The very first morning, we drove for almost two hours to reach the Dakshineswar Kali Temple located on the eastern bank of the Hooghly River.

January 18, 2023
January 18, 2023

‘Eken Babu’ writer Sujan Dasgupta found dead under mysterious circumstances

He was reportedly found lying on the floor of his bedroom, according to the police. 

December 29, 2022
December 29, 2022

Exploring the history of Kolkata and Murshidabad

It was during one of our visits to Kolkata that we decided to explore the various temples and other places of interests. The very first morning, we drove for almost two hours to reach the Dakshineswar Kali Temple located on the eastern bank of the Hooghly River.

April 22, 2022
April 22, 2022

Tell Hasina-ji to send hilsa this year too: Mamata tells Tipu Munshi

Bangladesh is likely to export hilsa to India during this year's Durga Puja festival as well.

December 2, 2021
December 2, 2021

Manoranjan Byapari's 'Imaan': Between the familiar and the alien

Through Imaan's interactions with the world outside of the central jail in Kolkata, we meet rickshaw pullers, street hawkers, and tea-stall owners, who belong mostly to the lowest strata of the society and come from highly marginalised caste and economic backgrounds.

May 3, 2017
May 3, 2017

Maradona will visit Kolkata on Sept 18-19

Argentina’s football wizard Diego Maradona will visit Kolkata on September 18-19 this year, about a month ahead of the FIFA Under-17 World Cup Final in that city.

April 1, 2017
April 1, 2017

1 held for selling 'plastic eggs' in Kolkata

A shopkeeper is arrested for allegedly selling "artificial eggs" to a woman in Kolkata.

February 16, 2017
February 16, 2017

BD blind cricketers visit Eden Gardens

Visually-challenged cricketers from Bangladesh got their wishes fulfilled when they got an opportunity to meet former India captain Sourav Ganguly in an event hosted by the National Cricket Club at Eden Gardens on Wednesday.

December 20, 2016
December 20, 2016

Kolkata beat Kerala to win ISL

Kolkata won the Indian Super League title Sunday after beating Kerala Blasters 4-3 on penalties.

October 4, 2016
October 4, 2016

Dhawan out of 3rd Test

Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan was ruled out Monday of the third and final Test against New Zealand with a broken thumb after

October 2, 2016
October 2, 2016

Seamers put India in driving seat

Paceman Mohammed Shami picks up two wickets in the session as India wrap up New Zealand's first innings for 204 on the third day of the second Test at Eden Gardens.