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Ruskin Bond Enthralls All At The Curtain Raiser For The Tata Steel Literary Meets

by WOT

The Tata Steel Literary Meets’ Curtain Raiser with Ruskin Bond who was in conversation with Malavika Banerjee witnessed a full house of enthusiastic fans of all ages, eager to hear the author tal...

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The Oberoi Grand Kolkata’s Cake Mixing Brings Early Christmas Cheer

by Rita Bhimani

The spirit of camaraderie melded into the rich ingredients and special spirits that went into a vast cake mixing vat where select women invitees got into the act, complete with chef’s caps, apro...

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19 Year Old Anuvrat Choudhary Electrifies With A Classical Piano Recital

by Rita Bhimani

At the Calcutta School of Music on Saturday evening, 24th November, a 19-year old pianist captivated audiences with his masterful rendering of top composers. Anuvrat Choudhary, a student of Philoso...

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Sasha 40th Anniversary Seminar

by Hemalatha Sridhar

On the 20th of November, Sasha hosted a seminar at The Park to celebrate their 40th anniversary. The seminar was entitled ‘Fair Trade: Sustaining Craft Traditions and Livelihoods’. The seminar ...

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Japan Utsav @ Hotel Hindustan International. Kolkata

by Piu Sur

The Consulate General of Japan in Kolkata organized a day-long Japanese cultural festival to portray several cultural aspects of Japan, including its traditional and pop-culture, all under one roof...

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Fitness Is Fun−Witnessing The JSR Run-a-thon

by WOT

On November 18th, the Sunday dawn broke with the pulsating energy of the Steel City. If you are wondering why, let us enlighten you, it was the day of JSR Run-a-thon. ...

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A 100 Foot Patachitra Mural With A Permanence For Kolkata!

by Rita Bhimani

The occasion was a Kali Puja performed by wanderlust writer-photographer Kounteya Sinha at his ancestral home in Ballygunge Phari. But the unique dimension he added in a celebratory manner was how ...

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Jhaal Farezi

by Supriya Newar

Jhaal Farezi is a popular curry dish consisting of a mishmash of various vegetables, meat and condiments, dating back to British India. TollygungeClub however, served a slightly different preparati...

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The Many ‘Themes’ Of Durga Puja, 2018

by Dr. Sreemati Mukherjee

From Rachel Fell McDermott’s book Revelry, Rivalry and Longing for the Goddesses of Bengal one learns that Durga Puja although having been celebrated by Kansanarayan (zamindar of Terpur, Rajshash...

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Strings And Beats

by Piu Sur

The Japanese Koto and Shamisen player, Sumie Kaneko, who is also a jazz singer and songwriter, visited Kolkata once again, after her visit in November 2017. This time too, like before, she enthrall...

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Where Gods Reside: Sacred Places Of Kolkata By Jael Silliman And Mala Mukherjee

by Rita Bhimani

What is common between the Sea Ip Church, the Nipponzan Myohoji Temple, the Maghen David Synagogue, the Gurdwara Badi Sikh Sangat, St Paul’s Cathedral, Kalighat Temple and the Nakhoda Mosque? All...

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Durga Pujas At Hedua Park And The Enchanted Garden

by Kavita Lohia

Durga Puja goes synonymous with a few heritage names; one such Pujo is of Hedua Park. With the hustle bustle of the streets Hedua imbibes the traditional pandal that is like a small fair amidst the...

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