KOLKATA: If there is one day when All India Radio beats all television channels hollow, it is on Mahalaya. Waking up at the crack of dawn to listen to the sonorous chants of late Birendra Krishna Bhadra has almost become a ritual for a generation of ... Times of India, 4 weeks ago
THE "core Bengali community" is among the most educated, academically ambitious, professionally motivated ethnic PMEBT sub-segments, not only in Malaysia, but in all countries across the five continents where the diaspora have settled, including the ...The Sun Daily, 2 weeks ago
The Sabuj Sangha pandal in Dhubri. Picture by Bijoy Kr Sharma Dhubri, Oct. 6: Goddess Durga and her devotees can enjoy a cool ambience at Sabuj Sangha pandal in Raja Prabhat Chandra Barua Maidan here. "Mother ascends from Kailash with her ...Calcutta Telegraph, 3 weeks ago
Durga Puja is a time for celebrating all aspects of life — travel, family reunions, a mood of bonhomie prevailing over tensions that may have erupted in the past. The hard-pressed middle class is inclined to loosen the purse-strings and give ...The Statesman, 3 weeks ago
The octogenarian actor on being Satyajit Ray's alter ego, shunning Bollywood, Bengal's kitchen politics, and working non-stop at the age of 81 Before shooting began for Shakha Proshakha (1990)—Satyajit Ray's penultimate film and the last of actor ...Livemint.com, 1 month ago
NEW DELHI: Banking operations, all government offices and services, the Vizag steel plant and BHEL in Tamil Nadu, and the whole of Kerala have been badly hit by the nationwide strike called by almost ten major trade unions on Friday. Public ...Times of India, 1 month ago
as the city's birthday because that was the day in 1690 when Job Charnock, arriving by ship,had set foot on the land that grew to become Calcutta. Others dispute that claim because they believe that the city has a history that dates back to a more ...The Statesman, 2 months ago
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