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Seven drown during Durga idol immersion

Durga Puja: Idol immersion ends peacefully in West Bengal amid...

Organisers of most of the household and community pujas proceeded with the idol immersion at different ghats of the Hooghly river Last Updated at September 30, 2017 20:58 IST Business Standard, 1 month ago
'Complete Durga idol immersion by October 1' Business Standard, 2 months ago

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Demonetisation chosen as Durga Puja theme

Demonetisation or 'notebandi' has been chosen as the theme by organisers of at least two community Durga Pujas in West Bengal this year. The theme has found place in Mitra Sanghati's puja in east Kolkata's Belighata area and the organisers have printed over ...
 Business Standard2 months ago Kolkata pandal choses demonetization as theme for Durga Puja  DNA2 months ago

Islamic Bangladesh's fabulous Durga pujas

‘In all the Puja mandaps I saw a large number of Hindu families in traditional attire, and Muslims too -- men and women coming in with reverence.’ ‘A renowned Puja singer, Zeenat Jahan, captivated the audience with her beautiful rendition of Ma Durga songs, and intermittently she would say, Bolo Durga Mai Ki! and the audience will reply in a thundering voice, Jai!’ Tarun Vijay visits 20 Durga Puja pandals in five towns in Bangladesh and comes back impressed.
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Theme-based pujas to recreate US,UK in 2017 Durga Puja pandals

Thanks to globalisation, some leading theme-based puja committees are all set to showcase a slice of the US and UK in the Durga Puja pandals. Iconic landmarks of the US will be recreated in a unique collage at the 'Badamtala Asar Sangha' puja in south Kolkata ...
 Business Standard2 months ago

Old 'Barowari pujas' of North Kolkata turning to theme puja

With theme puja becoming the trend, some old community Durga pujas in north Kolkata known as 'Barowari Pujas', are turning to the theme puja concept this year. Unlike the household pujas, including 'Bonedi' ones (pujas organised by erstwhile zamindar ...
 Business Standard2 months ago

Dussehra: 'Vijaya Dashami' celebrated across Bengal

Devotees thronged marquees and community pujas across West Bengal on 30 September to bid farewell to Goddess Durga on "Vijaya Dashami", which is the last day of the festival. With anticipation of the homecoming of the deity next year, married women decked in ...
 catchnews.com1 month ago 'Vijaya Dashami' celebrated across Bengal  Prokerala1 month ago Bengal observes Lakshmi Puja  Prokerala1 month ago Dusshera 2017: Here are the WhatsApp messages you can send your loved ones  DNA1 month ago

Prominent Durga Pujas in Kolkata inaccessible to disabled: NGO

A city-based NGO on Monday said that over 70 per cent big banner Durga Pujas here have failed to provide adequate equipment and accessibility for the disabled which goes against the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (RPWD) Act passed in 2016.Claiming that ...
 Prokerala1 month ago

Big budget Durga pujas roping in fashion designers

Big budget Durga Puja organisers in the city are roping in reputed fashion designers to weave costumes of the goddess and her children in their quest for aesthetics and also to mark a new trend. Fashion designer Tejas Gandhi is designing the costume of the ...
 Business Standard2 months ago

West Bengal: Two arrested for FB post criticising traffic restrictions during Durga Puja

Two people were arrested in West Bengal's Balurghat district after they uploaded Facebook posts that were critical of the traffic restrictions during Durga Puja. According to a report in The Telegraph, the arrested, businessman Debajit Roy, and Anupam ...
 DNA1 month ago Bengal didn't fall to provocation during Durga Puja and Muharram, showed lot of patience: Mamata Banerjee  DNA1 month ago Mamata thanks people for participating in Durga Puja festival  Business Standard1 month ago Durga Puja begins in West Bengal  Prokerala1 month ago

West Bengal mulling Kali Puja immersion carnival from 2018

Enthused by the "great success" of the Durga Puja immersion carnival on Red Road, the West Bengal government was now planning to organise a similar event for the popular Kali Pujas in the city.The proposed Kali Puja carnival was likely to be organised from ...
 Business Standard1 month ago Seven Bengali films to vie for audience this Puja  Business Standard2 months ago Calcutta HC overturns Bengal govt’s decision to ban Durga immersion on Oct 1  catchnews.com2 months ago Court lifts Bengal government's ban on Durga idol immersion  Prokerala2 months ago
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