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Major fire near Howrah bridge, no casualty reported

A major fire broke out today at Strand Road close to the Howrah Bridge here and 20 fire tenders have been pressed into service, officials said.The incident took place near a flower market in the Armenian Ghat area, they said.No casualty has been reported, the ... Business Standard, 6 days ago

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Howrah Bridge at 75: A brief history

On the night of February 3, 1943, the bridge -- believed to be the target of the Imperial Japanese Army Air Force -- was opened to the public.A brief history of the structure that reflects the pulse of the City of Joy. Don't miss: Howrah Bridge, a photographer's delight for 75 years       Howrah Bridge at 75 Traffic moves across Howrah Bridge in Kolkata. Photograph:REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri   The Howrah Bridge Act The Howrah Bridge Act, 1926, was enacted to ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

How the Howrah Bridge played out in Bollywood

'To this day, not a year passes when Bollywood does not head to Kolkata to train its cameras on the magnificence of the bridge and the flow of life that pulses along the river across which it spans,' says Saibal Chatterjee. IMAGE: Rani Mukerji and Abhishek Bachchan in Yuva. The Howrah Bridge is 75 years old. And it is 60 years since a fictional murder shook it in the Ashok Kumar-Madhubala-starrer of the same name. Much water has passed under it since then, but movie cameras still continue to ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

Howrah Bridge, a photographer's delight for 75 years

The engineering marvel defines the Kolkata skyscape and inspires countless photographs every day. A farmer and his oxcart trudge past the girders of the Howrah Bridge in Calcutta, circa 1950.The bridge opened in February 1943.Photograph: Three Lions/Getty Images.   The bridge over river Hooghly connects Howrah and Kolkata.Photograph: Jayanta Shaw/Reuters.   It was the third-longest cantilever bridge -- a bridge that stands suspended with support on only one end -- at the ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

The iconic Howrah Bridge celebrates 75th anniversary

The British-era Howrah Bridge, that serves as a crucial gateway to the city that ferries one lakh-plus vehicles and over 1.5 lakh pedestrians daily, is celebrating its 75th anniversary.It was on February 3, 1943, that the bridge was quietly thrown open to the ...
 Prokerala1 month ago Howrah Bridge - Review by NR  Now Running1 month ago

Howrah Bridge Theatrical Trailer

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 Now Running1 month ago

RPF constable killed in train hit

A Railway Protection Force (RPF) constable was killed when a train hit him in Howrah district today, police said.RPF constable B N Mishra (57) was returning home after work when the Puri-Shalimar Express hit him at Mahisrekha bridge in the district, the ...
 Business Standard1 month ago

Madhubala gets homage in New York Times

Known for her impeccable beauty, the much loved Anarkali of Mughal-E-Azam , Madhubala is considered to be one of the iconic Bollywood actresses. The work of this actress, who passed away way back in 1969, recently found its mention in an American newspaper.
 Bollywood Hungama1 week ago Madhubala was so beautiful they ignored her versatility  Bollywood Hungama1 month ago

Kuch Bheege Alfaaz Review: Love in the WhatsApp era

Onir has got what it needs to make films that are sensible, thought-provoking and entertaining at the same time. Onir's Kuch Bheege Alfaaz leaves you with moist eyes and a joyful heart.The film's title is a bit of an oddity in an era ruled by Facebook, Twitter, Tinder and WhatsApp. But the director's delectable treatment of this love story weaves the modern and the old-worldly charm of romance with such deft ease that even if heartstrings are tugged over memes, pings and forwards, it seems no ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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