Chandraketugarh: Lost Civilization

by Ritusmita Biswas

After driving about 50 kms from Kolkata, you literally reach the end of the road. The motorable one, that is. Ahead lies a simple paved pathway and when you stretch your eyes there is an enclosure....

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Rituparna Sengupta Unveils The Varda Goenka - Diagold Collection

by WOT

Popularly known as Diagold, the fine designer jewelry brand unveiled its all new identity as VARDA GOENKA - Fine Jewels by DIAGOLD in line with its makeover initiative. Celebrated actress Rituparna...

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Kolkata Police Museum - A Glimpse Into The Rare

by Piu Sur

It was drizzling. The sky was a beautiful grey. The bright white grand Limelight stood proudly against the monsoon backdrop of Kolkata. I stood admiring the beauty and grandeur from across the str...

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A Weekend To A Forest From Kolkata

by Arup Chanda

When we heard Bongaon we were scared! It is known to be close to Indo-Bangladesh border and infamous from crime. My friend Parveen and I decided to take the chance and ...

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Kolkata To Jhargram – Friends On The Road

by Madhumay Mallik

The Cultural Capital of India, Kolkata has been my home for the last 29 years. Born and brought up amidst the city’s cacophony, I have somehow come to love it, even desire it, when not everyone m...

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Baguran Jalpai - A Serene And Unexplored Beach On The Bay Of Bengal

by Nayan Basu

If you are a beach lover, living in West Bengal, and a beach destination is on the top of your mind, and looking for options beyond the popular choices (of Digha, M...

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Chandernagore Knows How To Keep Its Heritage Intact

by Ipsita Ganguli

There was a nip in the air and the sun lazily made its ascent in the sky. The warmth of a wrap felt comfortable as we zipped across the nearly empty roads on a Sunday morning. A random stop at a ro...

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In The Himalayas − A Home Of Comfort And Love To Elderly And Kids With Nowhere To Go

by Jael Silliman

The room that seven-year-old Sonam Chomzom and nine-year-old Losung share with several other girls at the Jamgön Kongt`rul III Memorial Home in Kalimpong is filled wit...

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Garhpanchkot: The Bygone Eras

by Ritusmita Biswas

For people who are tired of their worldly woes and mundane office work this could be a welcome break. Just a few hours drive from Kolkata is the beautiful tourist spot, Garhpanchkot, which could be...

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Bon Voyage!

by Anisha Pal

“The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.” Since exploration is the essence of human spirit, it is important to be operational while traveling. To that end, B...

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Purbasthali Ox-Bow Lake: Responsible Birdwatching Is The Need Of The Hour

by Anagh Pal

There is an ox-bow lake at Purbasthali in the Burdwan district of West Bengal. An ox-bow lake is a ‘crescent-shaped lake lying across a winding river’ as mbgnet.net describes rather aptly. Ever...

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Heritage − Of The People, By The People, For The People

by Ipsita Ganguli

It is heartwarming to see Bengal waking up to its Heritage worth. Conscious citizens have taken it upon themselves to find a voice. Awareness is an integral part of this consciousness and the city ...

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