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Why are idols of Lord Jagannath armless? 

The lord that was made from wood sent by divine intervention

Kolkata

Iconic Bengali publishing house of Kolkata saved from land sharks...

Deb Sahitya Kutir that published first Borno Porichay saved from d...

Opinion

State government introduces ‘Sukanya’ to teach studen...

State police officials to impart training

Culture

The first gramophone record of India was sung by a Kolkata Armeni...

Gauhar Jaan was Angelina, born to an Armenian family

Violin Brothers and Rohan

World Music Day exclusive

Goddess of Music, Saraswati, was worshipped in brothels of Kolkat...

How babus of Kolkata patronized the music deity’s worship ...

Kolkata

Iconic Bengali publishing house of Kolkata saved from land shar...

Deb Sahitya Kutir that published first Borno Porichay saved from ...

Block raids by Kolkata Police to rein in Bike Gangs

More than 2.5k rogue bikers booked in 4 hours

Kolkata might get UNESCO ‘City of Literature’ tag ...

City Mayor to apply soon for the honour

Travel

Mayapur is not just about Rathayatra, it is also about Dol

Watch Chaitanya Mahaprabhu’s Maha Abishek

 ITC Royal Bengal – ‘One of a Kind’

The hotel adds a grand tag to the tourism potential of Bengal

How ball room dance steps helped Darjeeling Toy Train journey ...

Engineer’s wife discovered how train could run on reverse ...

Food

What is Jadavpur University’s Dhoper Chop?

JU canteen’s Milan da is no more, but his creation still exi...

British chef who visited Kolkata is now jhalmuri seller of UK

Scotsman Angus Dennon learnt to make the tangy snacks from Kolkata...

Freedom fighter Rashbehari Bose is still alive in Tokyo’s restau...

Nakamuraya’s curry or Patla Murgir Jhol

Opinion

State government introduces ‘Sukanya’ to teach student...

State police officials to impart training

Nabarun Bhattacharjee’s voice could never be silenced

Remembering the revolutionary writer on his birthday

Regular brutal handling of 85-year-old Kolkata woman by ayah

Do nurse and ayah centres of Kolkata keep a tab on those they hir...

Festival

Why are idols of Lord Jagannath armless? 

The lord that was made from wood sent by divine intervention

Did you know Lord Jagannath caught a fever after Snan Yatra this w...

Snan Yatra at ISKCON Mayapur

When Murshidabad celebrates history through a festival

Spanning from past to present

Sports

Asia’s Pele : footballer Kannan no more

Star player of Maidan who lived in poverty

Remembering Krishanu Dey – Maradona of Bengal

Master of magic dribbles and goals

In this IPL season, hear the tale of a kabaddi captain living in p...

Sangita was a national player, yet she makes thongas for a living...

Business

Second largest airport of India to come up at Kalyani

It will ease the traffic at Dumdum Airport

TATA returns to Kolkata a decade after Singur
 

Shift headquarters of a key company to Kolkata from Odisha

South Asia’s biggest floating solar power plant in Bengal

The power plant will attract an investment of 2,500 crore