One of the oldest known social networking sites, Orkut, is shutting down on September 30 this year. Filled with nostalgia, we decided to take a trip down memory lane. It must have been quite some time since I logged into my Orkut account or cared about what was in it. But the news that it was shutting down permanently on September 30, certainly shook me. All of a sudden, I felt very protective about it. Orkut was like the mother of social networking. How could it shut down just like that? ... Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Raiganj, Sept. 21: Four teachers of Raiganj University College have expressed their willingness to head the institution that has seen four teachers resign earlier because of alleged pressure brought on them by Trinamul-affiliated students and ...Calcutta Telegraph, 8 hours ago
Bengal's best The latest issue of Desh cover story: mamata banerjee Sudipta Sen—large-hearted Santa, dupe and enigma. The man Mamata knew little about. Uttam Sengupta ...Outlook India, 1 day ago
Image: The Thirparappu Falls, Kanyakumari. Photograph: A Ganesh Nadar/Rediff.com Heading to Kanyakumari? You won't regret a visit to the Thirparappu waterfalls, says A Ganesh Nadar/Rediff.com Photographs: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com and A Ganesh Nadar/Rediff.com Kanyakumari in Tamil Nadu is where the waters of the Arabian Sea, the Bay of Bengal and the Indian Ocean meet.It is also the only district in India that has *both* an east coast and a west coast.There are other attractions the district can ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
What’s in a name? Mispronunciations, awkward moments and sometimes even an identity crisis if your name is Saumya Bhutani. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh As Indian-Americans, I believe we occupy a unique space in the realm of ethnic minorities inhabiting this land known as the U S of A for a few reasons, including our difficult-to-pronounce names. Now I know what you’re thinking: There are so many different ethnicities with names that are hard to say! However, if we really do examine ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
CT walks the alleys and bylanes of Kolkata to bring you the best telebhaja joints. MUKHORUCHI WHERE: GLT ROAD Legend has it that Ramkrishna used to have telebhaja from this shop, which was a mere shack back then. The one to treat him on a ...Times of India, 1 month ago The best of 'telebhaja' around Kolkata Times of India, 2 months ago
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