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Every inch of Kolkata’s ITC Royal Bengal is an ode to Bengal’s splendou...

Architecture reflects Bengal Aristocracy and its regal homes

Maa Durga’s bhog cooked and offered by Muslims in 350-year-old Murshidaba...

The legacy of Muslims offering the first bhog still continues

Famous Chhanamukhi of Brahmanberia that transcended borders as Chhanar Murk...

The sweet that is needed for every festival of Bengal

Gouri Prasanna Majumdar, the golden man of Bengali ‘movie song’ nostalg...

Did he get his due recognition even during his lifetime?

On World Food Day, a look at World’s Food Programme that got Nobel Peace ...

WFP provided assistance to 100 million people in 88 countries last year

Post lockdown, tourism in Bengal tells a story of hope

As the state government's tourism properties reopen, many of them are witnessing a surge in occupancy rates

Saraswati Sarkar, weaver of Nadia receives President’s Medal for her exqu...

Habibpur weaver’s labour of love gets national recognition

Enjoy a peaceful Puja at Murshidabad, away from the big city

The Bohor Tourism Property at Baharampur offers you a chance to soak in historic

You now have a sweet reason to visit Santiniketan

The West Bengal Tourism Department is promoting signature dishes from all its properties

Robot Maria to manage crowds during Durga Puja in Kolkata

SB Park Durga Puja Committee comes up with innovation

Century-old Tea Advertisement at the historical H.C. Dey tea stall of Dumdu...

Advertisement highlights importance of tea in fighting illness

Spend the Pujas at Bakkhali, without missing out on anjali and bhog

As you travel to Bengal's favourite holiday destinations, take the Puja with you

Sonali Mistry – the only lady two-wheeler mechanic of Kolkata

She wants to set up an institute to skill up girls

Durga Puja conducted tours by the Department of Tourism

West Bengal Tourism Department announces its Puja parikrama, 2020

Wrestler Gobor Goho defeated world champions but British refused him ‘Joh...

In 1913 he defeated world champ Jimmy Campbell in 1913

Destination Jhargram, seat of Bengal's 'Rajput Malla' kings

There's much more to Jhargram than its forests, as a weekend trip will tell you

Lord Curzon was floored by Burdwan’s Sitabhog! Was it a sweet that Sita l...

Tracing the colonial journey of world-famous Sitabhog

On World Tourism Day, go local with pride

Given the travel bans worldwide owing to the Covid crisis, this year is a great one to explore our own state

Sonajhurir Haat, Santiniketan, reopens its golden doors

One of the star attractions of Santiniketan, Sonajhurir Haat has remained virtually unchanged through the years

Vidyasagar not just wrote Borno Parichay but several books on widow remarri...

Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar brought liberalism in Bengali literature

Dr Sekhar Basu, leading nuclear scientist of India is no more!

Immense contribution to India’s nuclear submarine venture

Sarada Ranjan Ray was called W.G. Grace of India for popularizing Cricket

He was elder brother of Upendra Kishore Roychowdhury

Not just the deaf, everyone should learn the ‘Sign Language.’ Why?

Sign language helps in better communication even among children

Film tourism in Bengal follows the shooting trail to iconic locations

Thanks to a recent initiative by a Kolkata-based company, you can now travel to some of Bengal's most famous shooting locations

Bengal's Pathasathi motels make your road trip even better

This state government initiative has resulted in a series of motels along the state's most travelled highways

Mahabharat and Mangal kabya trace the entry of mutton in Bengali kitchens!

How Mangsho Bhaat became a popular dish in Bengal

This Puja, rediscover Bengal

Why not make a road trip to visit the wonders of Bengal?

Celebrating birth anniversary of one of India’s first modern painters –...

Gaganendranath Tagore took up painting quite late in life

Majestic Murshidabad, the capital that the British destroyed

Once one of the grandest cities in the world, Murshidabad still reminds us of its former eminence

Which was Kolkata’s First Road? And which was the first road with a footp...

How the first road of Kolkata stopped Maratha bargis from invading

As Digha reopens for tourists, a road trip is in order

Now that tourists are once again making their way to Digha, why not book a stay at Dighali?

The many good things about natural ghee

While artificial ghee can poison your system, natural ghee does the opposite

Chander Pahar’s Diego Alvarez- a real life character or a fictional?

Why did Bibhutibhushan choose a Portuguese explorer?

Barwari Durga Puja first started in Bengal to uphold Swadeshi sentiments wi...

Birashtami Puja and Khadi exhibitions created patriotic feelings

In North Bengal's forests, Aranya waits to welcome you

North Bengal's magnificent forests are only a drive away

Don Bosco Liluah – set up in 1937 under the ideology of a Saint from Ital...

Saint John Bosco’s contribution to upliftment of needy children

Wooden owls and dolls of Burdwan’s Natungram – Bengal’s craftsmen at ...

State government develops Natungram as Rural Craft Hub

Did you know Warren Hastings founded Digha and called it ‘Brighton of the...

The British were carried away by Digha’s pristine beaches and blue sea

Priyaranjan Sarkar – Bengal’s flag collector, picks thrown away Indian ...

Team of youths from different districts have now joined him

Weavers of Phulia create record by depicting entire Ramayan on one Taant Sa...

Guided by President’s Award winner Biren Kumar Basak

Maithon, a rare combination of technology and natural beauty

Maithon was independent India’s first hydel power plant. It is also one of the most beautiful weekend destinations you can find

Terracotta water bottles, your healthy lifestyle option

Not only are terracotta bottles healthy, they are pocket-friendly too

Rituparno Ghosh special, Part 2: 'Ritu was never the interfering kind'

Composer-music director Prabuddha Banerjee in conversation about his memories of Rituparno Ghosh

Birbhum’s Mirati will no more have Pranab Mukherjee during Durga Puja thi...

He who believed Bengal is an assimilation of cultures

Sandakphu, a magical trek among the Himalayas

Why you absolutely must take a walk to Sandakphu

Quenching the thirsty soul and dancing in the Rains

Unique photo story by Santosh Rajgarhia

India’s first Science Association set up by Bengali physician Mahendralal...

Indian Association for Cultivation of Science to popularize science

Vishnu on a playing card, the 'Dashabataar tash' of Bishnupur

A nearly 500-year-old art form of Bengal needs our support to survive

Rituparno Ghosh special, Part 1: 'His bottom line was, I want it done’

Composer-music director Prabuddha Banerjee in conversation about his memories of Rituparno Ghosh

Brindaban Chanda, the one-man army fighting for a dying art

The traditional art of making lac dolls will soon become extinct without our support

Paresh Lal Roy - Father of Indian Boxing, was 1914 Bantamweight champion of...

Trained by famous English coach Billy Childs since age of 10!

Century-old Mecha Sandesh of Beliatore still survives the test of time

Loaded with health benefits, this sweet is Bengal’s pride

Prakriti Bhavan, a little gem of a museum

Rabindranath Tagore's vision comes alive in this unique museum dedicated to Nature

Bengal Umbrella’s uber cool journey --- brand K.C. Paul is any Bengali’...

How was the brand set up that has reached the world over?

Adventurous journey of globetrotter ‘Shingara’ from Central Asia to Ben...

From where did our favourite Phoolkopir Shingara land up in Bengal?

Virtual tour to live stream animals twice a day from

Have fun sitting within the safety of your homes

Bengali architect Vidyadhar Bhattacharya who built Jaipur, India’s first ...

He was chief architect in Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh’s court

Dulal er Taal Misri – Bengali entrepreneur’s sweet taste of success

Dulal Chandra Bhar started the business in his teens

St. Andrew’s Church, Darjeeling's history cast in stone

Nothing, not even lightning strikes and earthquakes, have been able to diminish the beauty of this Anglican church

ITC Royal Bengal adds green feather to its cap

Luxury hotel ITC Royal Bengal has earned the prestigious LEEDS Platinum certification thanks to its eco-friendly practices

Bengali scientist Anindya Bagchi makes a breakthrough in treating deadly pa...

CU alumnus Bagchi now heads the team at Sanford Institute of USA

Bamabodhini Patrika of 19thcentury Bengal gave women of the Andarmahal a sp...

The journal opened the window to women emancipation

Wooden polo balls of Deulpur were once exported to UK, US and Australia

What happened to the Polo Ball Makers of Bengal?

Hilsa tales: the good, the bad, the ugly

Shorshe ilish and ilish machh bhaja are legends in their own right, but what about an ilish bharta, or korma?

Tote bags, a perfect blend of beauty and utility

Our range of eco-friendly, block printed tote bags truly reflect the heritage of Bengal

Lost in divine lunacy, the Bauls of Santiniketan

Scattered across many parts of West Bengal, Bauls nevertheless have a spiritual home in Santiniketan

First neo-realistic movie of India was Nemai Ghosh’s Chhinnamool

The film attained wide acclaim in Russia but not in India

Timeless and priceless voice- Debabrata Biswas

The man who brought a different meaning to Rabindrasangeet

State-owned Tantuja goes online to support weavers of Bengal

Aggressive online marketing to help weavers during COVID-19

The state government has brought several measures to look after the Senior ...

On World Senior Citizen’s Day a look at the elderly population

Murshidabad’s Kherur Mosque, a vision in terracotta

Though the terracotta temples of Bengal have received greater fame, the state’s terracotta mosques came earlier

American wood duck land up in Bengal

American bird boosts local economy

Moichhara, Bengal's very own fertility ritual

A little known, yet centuries-old tradition is still alive and well in many parts of the state

Walking among the clouds at Delo

Long known as an attraction near Kalimpong, Delo is carving a niche for itself as an independent destination

KP constable Arup Mukherjee called ‘Shobor Pita’ for supporting Purulia...

Selected for global award ‘Bravo International Book of World Records’

P.C. Mukherjee, the Bengali archaeologist who discovered Kapilavastu defeat...

He had no formal education in archaeology but had a hunger

Boat Makers of Balagarh --- holding on to 500-year-old craft of hand buildi...

Stuck in a timeless ¬island amidst currents of change

The first female serial killer of Bengal, Troilokya Devi, seven years befor...

1883 recorded gruesome killings by this cunning woman

Kolkata in a box, filled with that special brand of magic

Artist Uday Deb has created an evocative set of fridge magnets designed to celebrate the essence of Kolkata

Let’s be self-reliant, let’s be independent where it is much needed!

West Bengal government’s meaningful self-reliant projects

The fascinating birds of Kulik Bird Sanctuary

Raiganj Wildlife Sanctuary is gradually gaining in popularity

The amazing natural heritage of Jaldapara

Famous for the one-horned rhino, Jaldapara is a treasure trove of other attractions as well

Harbingers of change in Bengal on Int’l Youth Day

Real life stories of real-life youths

Kolkata’s Raunak and Neha topped India’s Civil Service Exam this year!

Students from Bengal shine in civil services exam

Bakkhali is a destination like no other

The timeless charm of Bakkhali

Dr Asima Mukhopadhyay, famous onco-researcher, helps set up cancer units in...

Starts first-ever Indian research group to become global member

Mukutmanipur, the charm never fades

Mukutmanipur’s reputation as the perfect weekend destination has strengthened over time

Bengalis who fought in World War I and the first ‘only Bengali’ British...

It was in August 1924 a monument was built by British in their memory

Honey from the Sundarbans, and the story behind it

The raw honey that comes to us directly from beehives in the Sundarbans tells a tale of hardship and courage

Paying homage to the soil

Every year, the ‘Halokarson’ ceremony at Sriniketan reminds us of Tagore’s commitment to the soil and those who cultivate it.

NKDA to hold training camps for Cyclist Enthusiasts of New Town

Cycle is the answer to modern mode of transport

West Bengal launches tele-education helpline for school students

The helpline is primarily intended for those students who are unable to avail online classes and learning

Celebrating Tagore, and the legacy we have inherited

Rabindranath Tagore’s death anniversary as observed at Santiniketan over the years, seen through the lens of Tanmoy Chatterjee

Biotechnologist from Kolkata part of NASA’s Mars Mission

The mission will investigate the ancient environment on Mars

The unspoilt beauty of the Ayodhya Hills

For sheer natural charm, few destinations can rival Purulia’s Ayodhya Hills

Musical genius Kishore Kumar was a prankster even in his school days!

Remembering the gifted musician on his birth anniversary

Bengal seeks to improve the homestay experience

Thanks to a revised policy, the Department of Tourism, Government of West Bengal can now make the homestay tourism even better.

‘Lota’ and ‘Macha’: Bengal’s football legacy

As East Bengal football club celebrates its centenary, a look at how the famed East-Mohan rivalry has evolved

Bengal welcomes you back

Tourism Properties start operations to welcome guests

Bengali scientists of IIT Kgp develop portable low-cost COVID test kits

At only Rs 400, the results will be out in an hour!

‘Mask Up Kolkata’ --Kolkata Police starts unique campaign to fight Covi...

Awareness message to anthem by Usha Uthup is being used for the ‘ Mask Up Kolkata’ campaign

‘Safe Home’ Covid-19 treatment in West Bengal

Rs 3,500 run by a team of doctors and COVID-19 survivors

‘I will go to the top.. the top.. the top’ and that’s what Uttam Kuma...

What catapulted the actor to a screen sensation over generations?

Neora Valley Trek

One of the most adventurous treks of India

Idea from Kolkata goes Global

#GoViralToStopTheVirus creatives to be exhibited in the United States

Dr Senjuti Saha, first Bengali microbiologist to be appointed in WHO board

Dhaka microbiologist to head Polio Transition Independent Monitoring Board

Exotic and endangered animal babies born during pandemic in Bengal’s zoos...

Red Panda and Anaconda reproduce and add to the population

Banaphul -- The master short storyteller

On his birth anniversary GB tribute

Did you know the founder of Sreeleathers was a freedom fighter in Surya Sen...

The brand that revolutionized footwear industry in India

Howrah Bridge --- Linking Past and Present

Fascinating stories galore about the ancient bridge

Class X student of Bengal launches ‘Drishti App’ on google to counter C...

Drishti will help video calls and chat with 100 people at a time

Three students from Bengal help in Mangrove Conservation in a unique way

Distributing saplings for free through social media

KMC brings ‘Mist Cannon Machine’ to sanitize Kolkata Streets

Help remove Corona infected droplets during pandemic

Sumantra Chatterjee-- First Indian Neuroscientist to get prestigious EMBO h...

Global accolade for Bengali scientist’s path-breaking research

Visva Bharati University gets 2nd campus at Tagore’s Nainital retreat

The house where he took daughter Renuka before her death

Picturesque mountain hamlet of North Bengal

Latpanchar-The birders’ paradise

Meet Kolkata’s ‘Mask Man’ who sells masks at wedding venues to create...

Rajarshi Das supports several craftsmen in this venture

Calcutta’s first linguistic interpreter recruited by East India Company w...

How Ratan Sarkar saved the day for Basaks and Seths

Was it the British who named Kolkata’s favourite Mughlai paratha?

How did this delicacy make its way to Bengal

COVID-19 Plasma Bank coming up in Kolkata!

CM Mamata Banerjee announces a plasma bank

‘Maharaja’ of Indian cricket – Sourav Ganguly

Dada’s Dadagiri on and off field has always attracted all

Modern entrepreneurs can take lessons from Motilal Seal – the richest Bab...

First businessman to trade with Australia and use steamships

Griffon vultures of Rajabhatkhawa return with a flock of rare vultures from...

Bengal’s vultures dared to fly over to Pakistan and bring their hordes

A day before Guru Purnima, let us take a virtual tour of Mogalmari in Benga...

Buddhist site that also acted as a major international trade route

Meet Chandra Sekhar Kundu, the ‘Foodman’ of Sundarbans

Computer Science teacher who runs community kitchens to feed the poor

When the Biswa Bangla flag flew atop Mt Kilimanjaro

Cyclist Ujjwal Pal conquers the highest peak of Africa

Water bus service between Chandernagar and Kolkata flagged off this mornin...

Relief to commuters of Chandernagore and adjoining places

Five Bengali youths generate business buzz with ‘Drivers for Me’ app

This students start up will encourage many more to follow their path

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Treeman’s journey to Kibo Hut despite the challenges

No other climber was spotted in the way

Bankim Chandra’s Devi Chaudhurani still alive in a Jalpaiguri Temple

Devi Chadhurani and Bhabani Pathak might have led the Sanyasi Movement

LET BIRD’S CALL GO VIRAL

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Let Nature Go viral

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Make Nataraj Go Viral

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Head to Bengal’s Hilsa hotspots this monsoon

From Diamond Harbour to Kolaghat, this year its raining Hilsa

Make Solitude Go Viral

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ISKCON virtual Rathayatra to reach more than 25,000 homes!

Stay at home and enjoy the Rathayatra celebrations

Deepest annular solar eclipse of the century can be seen today!

Kolkata will get to see a partial solar eclipse post 9am

Amartya Sen to be awarded the 2020 Peace Prize of the German Book Trade

His work on issues around global justice recognised

How did the Chinese land up in Kolkata and Bengal?

On the wake of Indo-China conflict, a look at Chinese immigrants of Bengal

Romancing in the beaches this monsoon

Get ready for a seaside trip

Make Kolkata Go Viral

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Creator of India’s first test-tube baby was forced to commit suicide

Dr Subhash Mukhopadhyay took his life on this day

Treeman Diaries: Cycling to the top of ‘Chander Pahar’

When Ujjwal Pal left the last camp to the peak of Mt Kilimanjaro

Director Kamaleshwar Mukherjee dons the doctor’s coat to treat poor patie...

When a qualified doctor turned filmmaker finds his call

Asima’s Pathshala for Amphan hit school children of Kultali

Housewife who keeps the candle of knowledge burning still

Hooghly’s poor tribal girl Chandmani Hembrom is an extraordinary musical ...

She gets chance in Indian Idol and Bollywood for her songs

In search of a forgotten zamindari --- Parbatipur near Bolpur is a historic...

Non-descript village steeped in 17th century history

Happy Birthday Hemanta Mukherjee: Did you know the singer was also a film p...

Produced Mrinal Sen’s Neel Akasher Neechey and many Bollywood hits

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Make Peace Go Viral

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KUDOS! Students of Asansol Engineering college invent ‘touchless switches...

Will help in reducing spread of COVID-19 through surface touch

The Treeman’s Diary --- Reaching atop Mt Kilimanjaro on a cycle

Ujjwal Pal and his physical challenges on this breath-taking adventure

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Kolkata creates milestone: Critical COVID patient recovers after Ecmo suppo...

24-year-old girl brought back to life and discharged yesterday

Bengal’s Dhaniakhali saree and dhoti are going global

Simple, yet comfortable, they are answer to Indian summer

Villagers of Birbhum still craft Bengal’s indigenous toy ‘Taalpatar Sep...

Tug-of-war between traditional toys and modern gadgets

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COVID-19 puts a brake on 624-year-old Mahesh Rathayatra

The ancient chariot festival of Bengal

First graphic novel series on Mahabharata based on 'Critical edition'

Artist from Bengal-- Sankha Banerjee’s path breaking initiative

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Let Love For Dogs Go Viral

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Tree Savers of Maidan! Children of a Rugby Team save damaged trees

Amphan had partially damaged or uprooted many trees of Maidan

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State helps Sundarbans’ farmers grow salt-resistant paddy post Amphaan

Saline water that entered fields will not be able to pose threat

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67th Everest Day celebrated at Darjeeling’s Himalayan Mountaineering Inst...

HMI remembers Tenzing Norgay on his 106th Birth Anniversary

Make Endurance Go Viral

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Let Hope Go Viral

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What did Rituparno Ghosh speak about ‘Death?’

On the director’s death anniversary in his own words

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Finally Tollywood rises to help Amphaan victims of Bengal

From providing food packets to medicines

Bengal was once a seat of ancient Ayurveda which is now believed to boost t...

Recent Calcutta High Court judgement favours Ayurveda

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Eid Mubarak! Fascinating history of Royal’s biriyani of Kolkata

Due to lockdown, bringing in a virtual treat

Music director and actor Kazi Nazrul Islam and how Tagore helped him

Rabindranath Tagore overruled Visva Bharati and helped Nazrul

Robots will check Corona patients in Kolkata hospital

AMRI Salt Lake introduces Robots to check COVID patients

Mangolicious tales from Bengal – Kohitoor to Saranga, rare mango breeds o...

Tracing the history of 124 rare varieties of mangoes from Bengal

Let clean roads go viral

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Birbhum’s Gunutia on Mayurakshi was India’s first sericulture hub more ...

Today it is just a skeleton in the pages of history!

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Bridging the gap between Bankura and Spain

Bankura court rises to humanitarian gesture during Corona

Saving a museum! When Bengal rose to save Gurusaday Museum

On International Museum Day a GB exclusive

Let shadow play go viral

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Jogen Chowdhury- Life and times

First structured documentary on the living legend.

TATA Sons signs MoU to bring ‘Feluda Corona Test kit’ by end May for ma...

The rapid kit was developed by two Bengali scientists

Let devotion go viral

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Bengal’s Kshirode Chakraborty made India self-reliant a century ago

First electric fan manufacturing company as a Swadeshi venture

Let Turmeric Tea go viral

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Will the dying Santhali form of puppetry, Chadar Badar, survive?

Apathy and lack of support push Santhal doll makes to oblivion

Let reflection go viral

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Why Bengal’s Dalit poet Kalyani Thakur uses the surname ‘Charal’

In her quest for dignity for all down-trodden humans

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Tashigaon – Lepchakha trek, a route worth a try

One and a half hour hike through forests

Teacher from Bengal to become first COVID 19 vaccine volunteer in India?

Chiranjit Dhibar writes to ICMR making the offer

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On Mother’s Day, freedom fighter Dinesh Gupta’s last letter to his moth...

What did he write and why did he write a letter to his mother?

U Ray & Sons - Upendrakisor was not just a storyteller, he was a scientific...

The maker of first block printing technology of India

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Bengal’s ‘Shatraj Ke Khiladi’ – Chess Master Moheschunder Bannerjee...

The man who checkmated European masters in the 19th century

The poet who wrote and designed his own wedding card – Tagore at his best...

On Rabindranath Tagore’s birth anniversary a tribute

Belur Math opens gates for COVID warriors -- doctors and nurses

Gives their guest house for COVID -19 warriors

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The first departmental store of Kolkata – Hall & Anderson

Tracing the first in this era of stand-alone shops

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Jadavpur University students design a device to differentiate Corona cough ...

Big invention in post Lockdown phase to detect random patients

Let leaf art go viral

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On his birth anniversary, not the director – but calligrapher Satyajit Ra...

He who sketched most of his characters and even found calligraphed scripts

How Satyajit Ray turned Pather Panchali into a cult movie?

The movie that defines Bengal, its ethos and its beauty

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How Prafulla Chandra Ray discovered Corona-like ‘Burdwan fever’ of 1860...

The fever that killed almost 70% of Burdwan and Hooghly’s population

Soccer king of Maidan --- Chuni Goswami no more

The glamorous player of dribbles

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For art enthusiasts, Lepcha Museum of Kalimpong is a must visit

Preserving the culture and heritage of an ancient tribe

Work from Tree! Bankura’s teacher shows the way to rural India

Innovative way of taking online classes during Lockdown

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Centre gives nod to Bengal student’s Virus Destroying Mask to prevent Cor...

Memari’s Digantika Basu does wonder with her invention

Caregiving in times of COVID-19. How stressful is it?

How are caregivers in Kolkata coping with the stress

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Bengali scientist Chandra Dutta in Oxford’s COVID-19 vaccine team!

The vaccine has already gone for human trials

JU students rise to the cause of COVID-19 crisis. How?

Sewing masks and setting up emergency funds

Corona virus shape used to spread hope beauty kindness love

Positive twist to the virus shape by artists goes global

Divine tourism circuit of Bengal – Jairambati and Kamarpukur

Seat of Ramkrishna Paramahamsa and Ma Sarada

West Bengal starts ‘Pool Test’ to track asymptomatic COVID-19 patients

The test will help identify patients in low-risk zones

NIT Durgapur students build ‘Pranesh,’ an economic ventilator for COVID...

These ventilators can be a big relief if number of cases rise

This summer do not miss the rare Poppy Seed Fritters of Bankura

Bengal’s Posto Bora can beat any yummy fritter

BREAKING! Well-known theatre personality Usha Ganguly is no more!

GB tribute to the dramatist who brought Hindi plays to Kolkata

Free Sunday vegetable markets during Lockdown

Garulia of North 24 Parganas sets an example

Tribute to Abhay Mitra, the master juggler of Joy Baba Felunath

Did you know he was the one who threw the daggers?

Dr Niladri Konar of London not just won over Corona, but dedicated his life...

Alumnus of SSKM, Dr Niladri Konar is an inspiration

Bengal – Land of Free Thinkers, where Derozio formed Young Bengal

Remembering Henry Vivian Derozio on his birth anniversary

On World Heritage Day, romancing the historical ghats of Kolkata

How and why these heritage ghats came into being?

Have you ever wondered where the policemen on the streets are getting food ...

Mobile Canteen supplying food to working police force

Alipore Zoo invents new technique to lure animals for Corona tests

How the zoo animals are also under strict vigil during Lockdown

Reclining Arjuna by Nandalal Bose in public eye for the first time

The rare painting was with a freedom fighter

Real Heroes of Bengal – Policemen donating blood daily

Meeting the huge crunch of blood in blood banks

Cab driver Md Saidul hands over Baruipur hospital he built to treat Corona ...

How a cab driver gave all his savings to fight against COVID-19

Jamini Roy - man with a vision far ahead of his times

How did Jamini Roy discern Tagore’s paintings?

Kolkata’s nearby Bibhutibhushan Abhayaranya --- ideal weekend getaway

Where birds, photographers and ornithologists meet

Unprecedented Good Friday in Kolkata! Livestreaming of special prayers

Mankind suffers today, will Lord Jesus come to the rescue?

Get lost with feathered friends at the swamps of Gajoldoba

Birder’s Paradise to be turned into International Tourist hub

Mungpoo in Darjeeling might play a role to fight Corona

Cinchona plantations of Bengal as a game changer

Government now turns to Bengal Chemicals for COVID-19 drug Hydroxychloroqui...

Prafulla Chandra Roy’s company was earliest Hydroxychloroquinine manufacturer

Devi Chaudhurani--Bengal’s very own Bandit Queen

Devi Chaudhurani played a role in Sanyasi Revolt

Did you know Pt Ravi Shankar sang a Bengali Film song?

GB plays an exclusive recording of the song on his birthday

Bengali scientists develop a coating to contain infectivity of Corona virus...

Led by Prof Jayanta Haldar, this can be a tool to fight the virus

Why did Suchitra Sen turn a recluse?

On her birth anniversary, GB finds out

Two Bengali scientists of CSIR device low cost rapid testing Corona kit!

Indigenous kit will help India identify cluster infections in just one hour

How Bengal’s tribal villages are quarantining migrants

Corona awareness among them seems to be better than urbanites

Bindu – the last village on Indo-Bhutan border

Enjoy the gushing Jaldhaka and the blue hills

Try this begun-puri as suggested by Leela Majumdar

A must have dish for all meat lovers

New app helping city’s specially-abled children to cope with Corona menac...

How are children with special needs being educated?

How West Bengal is efficiently handling migrant labourer movements during L...

Strict vigil to stop any migrant labourer from leaving base

Yes, Hon’ble Chief Minister, you have really inspired us all to donate!

CM Mamata Banerjee donates 10 lakhs to COVID fund

By the river Reshi in Rishikhola, sit down and enjoy!

Pristine stopover along the Silk Route

Author Saradindu Bandopadhyay and his unusual murder weapons

On his birthday GB remembers the unusual success of his Byomkesh series

State Fisheries Department to supply fresh fish to all localities during Lo...

Bengal’s love for fish is taken care of even during difficult times

Do not make your children feel left out

Dr.Jai Ranjan Ram’s advice to the parents

Quarantine centre at Ffort Raichak! Business tycoon Harsh Neotia gives his ...

Luxury resort near Kolkata to turn into quarantine facility

Ancient Jain temples submerged by Panchet Dam in Purulia

Temples mentioned even in ancient scriptures

Enjoy a weekend at more than two-centuries old Danish Tavern

Have a coffee date or just stay by the blissful river

CM Mamata Banerjee thanks all ‘Corona Warriors’ through a touching note...

Let us all join the Chief Minister in showing gratitude

Kolkata Corporation uses disinfectant jet-spray to sanitize streets

The world is using these germ killers to sanitize streets

GB EXCLUSIVE: A Bengali scientist talks to GB from Italy

Stay home, stay safe- the only way to win this dreadful situation.

BREAKING! ‘Ray’s photographer’ Nemai Ghosh is no more!

The man who captured Satyajit Ray in different moods

Eden Gardens offered as a quarantine centre by Sourav Ganguly

Indoor facility and players’ dormitory offered

CM Mamata Banerjee prepares rural Bengal in advance to fight Corona

What steps are being taken to create awareness?

India’s super soccer star, our favourite PK Banerjee is no more!

The soccer player who got the highest FIFA honour!

Himadri Shankar Dey --- Lone crusader launches heritage museum

Shuvendu Mohan Dey Historical Museum of Barshool

How Pradeep Bhattacharya took the power of theatre to prisons

Prison inmates staging difficult Tagore plays

Chittoprasad Bhattacharya, whose sketches on Bengal famine spoke a thousand...

Why was he not accepted in leading Art schools of Bengal?

Did you know the first biopic on Mujibur Rahman was made in Kolkata?

GB brings this incredible tale on Bangobondhu’s 100th birth anniversary

Kolkata’s iconic double decker bus all set to stage a comeback

Which was the first double-decker route in the city?

Will Swami Vivekananda’s Plague Epidemic manifesto help us fight Corona f...

Fighting the mental stress during times of epidemic

Baguran Jalpai – the new virgin beach destination of Bengal

Secluded and un-spoilt, Baguran is paradise on earth

Rani Putul of Bengal was made to praise Queen Victoria of England!

How the exquisite European faced dolls of Howrah are made

Bank of Calcutta, oldest bank of Asia never failed!

The bank that was precursor to State Bank of India

Samaresh Basu – the most prolific author of Bengal who was surrounded by ...

One of the best activist authors who relied on semi-rural and social issues

Veteran actor Santu Mukherjee is no more!

Tollywood and Bengal will miss him

Dhrupad maestro Bahadur Khan popularized Bishnupur Gharana

Was Bahadur Khan honoured by king of Bishnupur?

I-League for the green and maroon brigade

Mohun Bagan wins the I-League title

Did you know a fierce historic battle was fought on Dalhousie Square!

The battle that changed the course of Indian history

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

Watch the grand celebration of Gaura Purnima

Did you know Bhim Chandra Nag sells Ashu Bhog in memory of Asutosh Mukherje...

The century old shop that was gifted a ‘Bengali’ clock by a British

Asia’s first zoo at Barrackpore was even older to London Zoo! Surprised?

Barrackpore Zoo was built by Lord Wellesley to preserve Indian animals

The ‘sweet pirates’ who taught Bengal how to make sweets

Portuguese and the art of chhana making

Chitre – the tonic for your tired soul

Visit this Himalayan abode of Bengal

How Rabindranath Tagore stopped communal divide through Raksha Bandhan!

Today’s India truly needs a man like Tagore!

When London swayed to Bengal’s Spring celebrations

Famous Fagun Fest warmed up a cold London

Relive revolutionary Bengal in the 100-year-old ‘Young Bengal Hotel’

The pice hotel of Khidderpore that still carries age old tradition

British Jhalmuri man Angus Denoon in the city of joy!

Scotsman Angus Denoon wins hearts with his jhalmuri

Is Sri Ramakrishna’s belief that ‘all religions are same’ relevant in...

On his birth anniversary GB traces Joto Mot Toto Poth

Cancer survivor and cricket icon Arun Lal gives shocking account on pappad ...

Did you know diesel is used for rolling the pappads?

Caught in Indrajaal – the glamour of P.C. Sorcar, Maharajah of Magicians

How Sorcar took Indian magic to the world and made it famous

Vignettes of erstwhile Kolkata from Hutom Pyanchar Naksha

On birth anniversary of Kaliprasanna Singha

Did you know Pahari Sanyal was a great singer?

Even Satyajit Ray made him sing in his movies

Enjoy a quiet summer on the banks of Reli river in Bidyang

Lose yourself amid livestock farms and orange orchards

Krishna Bose is no more! Bengal loses an erudite academician and ex-parliam...

Married to Sisir Bose, she kept Netaji’s legacy alive

Bengal’s endangered tribal languages --- are they being revived?

GB traces the languages on the verge of extinction

Documentary tracing Presidency University’s rich in-house museum

Did you know music classes were also held at Presidency?

Kolkata Police’s all women ‘Winners’ win big time against criminals

Winners successful in curbing crime against women

When and how did Bengal’s only classical music gharana originate?

Tracing the rise and fall of Bishnupur Gharana

Ghoti-Gorom call – the Pied Piper of Bengal

Lure of Ghoti Gorom bridges generations of Bengali foodies

Why Jibanananda’s Banalata Sen is a cult poem?

On his birth anniversary, remembering the poet

Dadar Kirti goes silent, actor Tapas Pal is no more!

GB tribute to the ’80s hero on his death

Lone rice crusader Debal Deb is reviving lost varieties of Bengal paddy

Why indigenous rice varieties are important for health

How Tagore re-introduced Esraj, an instrument that made its way from Afghan...

Esraj, the dying instrument that needs to be revived

Kashiprasad Ghosh - unsung ‘English’ poet and author of colonial Bengal...

Ghosh was praised for his writings by European critics

Sukanya Run--- A first of its kind marathon in Kolkata

Bidhannagar Police to host a marathon on 16th of February in Kolkata with the aim of creating awareness on the growing need of making this city safe for women

The first woman physicist to get a PhD from Calcutta University!

Dr Purnima Sinha and how she broke shackles of patriarchy

Devika Rani, the Greta Garbo of Indian cinema was from the Tagore family

The first lady of Indian cinema was from Bengal

GB Exclusive interview with Russian author Anna Goncharova

Children literature is important to nurture young minds

The ‘Blue Lagoon’ of Bengal --- Mousuni Island

Enjoy the virgin and unadulterated nature of Mousuni

Sunayani Devi – forgotten first modern woman artist of Bengal School of A...

Sibling of Abanindranath Tagore she was a self-taught artist

BITM to showcase German machine used to record Rabindranath Tagore’s voic...

Tagore’s own rendition of poetry and music to come alive

Kolkata to host unique Women Writers’ Festival this weekend

Women writers of the city will discuss on various issues

Save ancestral houses of Ritwik, Satyajit and Mrinal in Bangladesh!

Global campaign to preserve houses on verge of being demolished

Doladanga – the new tribal paradise of Bengal

Spend the hues of Spring at the quaint hamlet of Doladanga

Miss Shefali, Kolkata’s first cabaret dancer is no more!

She fought poverty and landed in Kolkata as a refugee

Kolkata’s Hemen & Co served musical maestros from Baba Allauddin Khan to ...

Small shop on Rashbehari Avenue with global musician clients

Blood tests at just Rs 10! IIT scientist Suman Chakraborty and team invents...

Hundreds of poor patients of rural India will be benefitted

Virgin Gurdum --- an escapade for honeymooners and trekkers

Where hills rise to the songs of birds

Dada’s Dadagiri as ‘Goodwill Ambassador’ at the Tokyo Olympics 2020

Sourav Ganguly is the 2nd ambassador in India’s Olympic history

Giving a voice to the voiceless --- superb tales from the animal kingdom

Spectacular wildlife photography exhibition at Nandan

Head for a fairy-tale romance in the Land of Castles, Dhanyakuria

English-styled castles and mansions built by Bengal’s traders

This book fair, celebrate the connect between Tagore and Russian poet Pushk...

Did you know several Russian students pursue their PhD on Tagore?

Bengali fashion designer Sabyasachi picked up by famous Swedish retailer He...

First Indian fashion designer to collaborate with global giant H&M

Messiah of the poor – two doctors from Bengal get Padmashree Awards

Take a look at the two doctors from Bengal -‘One rupee doctor’ Sushovan Banerjee & Sunderban’s Arunodoy Mondal who get Padmashree Awards in 2020 who are the messiahs of the poor.

Eureka! Meaning of Chinese Piccaso’s paintings deciphered at last

Chinese Picasso’s daughter came down to Visva Bharati for the task

When did Pondicherry join the Indian Republic?

How Aurobindo Ghosh helped in the merger

Speech of first Bengali Christian member of Constituent Assembly

H.C. Mookerjee helped in drafting Indian constitution

Stimulate creative thoughts at the MAYA Art Fair

From contemporary art, ceramics to music

Discover a mini Bishnupur in the heart of Burdwan

Travel to the terracotta temple town of Debipur

Did you know Bengal’s patachitra and kantha influenced Picasso and Chagal...

Bengal’s Kantha work can be seen on 1915 Marc Chagall art work

Netaji’s historical meet with world leaders frozen in time in this rare v...

Subhas Bose was declared as leader to lead 100 million Indians

Kolkata International Children’s Film Festival set to nurture young minds...

Visit Nandan with your children and enjoy the film carnival

Cultural capital of India, Kolkata, rediscovered at Art Villa Gallery

Art historian Debdutta Gupta and photographer Shubhomoy Mitra speak

Irene Begum brings women empowerment through ‘Nakshi Kantha’

From a poor family to an established international entrepreneur

Why is a moon’s crater named after illustrious Bengali scientist Sisir Ku...

Mitra will always be remembered for his path-breaking ionosphere study

Nilratan Sircar – the doctor who was born poor and who died poor

One of the best doctors India had ever produced!

The Bengali shop that supplied the first ever survey equipment to IIT

Journey down Pyary Mohan Soor’s shop established in 1848!

Happy Birthday – Legendary soccer player Chuni Goswami

He will be honoured with release of his postal stamp

Kolkata Street Art Festival

Day long art celebration held in the City of Joy

Mahasweta Devi was more a socialist than a communist!

Why the author distanced herself from the communist party?

107 delegates from 37 countries joined Destination 2020

An International Tourism Buyer-Seller Meet in Kolkata

Air Ambulance to be used in Gangasagar this year

Special arrangements for people falling sick in the mela

Goalondo Fowl Curry - Pritha Sen reviving a lost cuisine

When food binds the soul of two Bengals

Unique Majilpur dolls that have uncanny resemblance to Kalighat patas

Meet the master artists of this almost dying craft form

Century-old Gousia Library of Chitpur frozen in time

Priceless books depicting life of Sunderbans

Mountain biking at 7000 ft in Darjeeling

Picturesque trail through a wildlife sanctuary

Will Kolkata be soccer star Ronaldinho’s next port of call in 2020? ...

Maidan’s love for football to get a bigger show this year

Get a cleaner Kolkata this new year! How?

Kolkata Fire Brigade undertakes urban cleaning initiative

Rajabazar Science College scientist part of Chandrayaan II

Chandrakanto Kumar is in charge of Chandrayaan II’s antennae section

Best Panoramic View of Teesta from Munsong!

The hill station of Bengal where Ronald Ross experimented with quinine!

Happy Birthday to great scientist Jagadish Bose who was denied Nobel Prize ...

Scientist who sent radio signals much before Marconi

BREAKING! Bengali officially declared the second language of London!

Can you believe Bengali is 2nd most spoken language in London?

BREAKING! Muslim professor appointed by Ramkrishna Mission to teach Sanskri...

RK Mission Vidyamandir did when Benaras Hindu University students protested

KUDOS! Bengali scientist leads cancer breakthrough with low-cost detection ...

Professor Yasmeen Haque’s invention will help poor patients across the world

Charles Dickens’ son still lies in an obscure grave in Kolkata! ...

Famous author’s last letter to his son while he was in Kolkata

Sonar Kella’s Mandar Bose died in poverty and pain

Anti-hero Kamu Mukherjee was indeed a brilliant actor

All women Pink Cabs to be launched in Kolkata

Bengal government’s Gatidhara project to help women drivers

Today SSKM Hospital created history with first heart transplant

Anjana’s heart will now beat in Mrinmay’s body

IT professional from Bengal cracks Indus Valley script!

Meet Bahata Mukherjee who has used technology to decipher the script

Bengal’s tryst with Mihidana – history of Burdwan’s famou...

Bhairab Chandra Nag designed the new sweets

Good News! Kolkata soon to get 80 E-toilets!

How will they help to keep the city clean

Jaan Bari of Kolkata --- Hot seat of ancient tantric rites

Did Tantra Sadhana take birth in the city’s famous Jaan Bari?

India’s only mangrove zoo to come up at Jharkhali

Preserving ecological balance of Sunderbans

Century old Kolkata tram gets a single car chic look this Christmas

Launch of more new-look single tramcars by March 2020

Get to see a partial Solar Eclipse today in Kolkata

Starts from 8.30 am in the morning and continue till noon

Have a sumptuous Turkey Meal as Christmas Lunch

Learn the recipe for Christmas Special Stuffed Turkey

Join the Bow Fest at Bow Barracks this Christmas!

Narrow lanes with red brick building come alive to song and dance

Anglo Indian jockeys of Race Course. Where are they now? 

If you are heading to watch the races this winter, get to know the jockeys

Kolkata’s British charm relived on an Anglo-Indian palate

Dishes from kedgeree to pish pash, try any

Poush Mela starts today at Tagore’s land

Melting pot of global tourists

Bengali-Bihari association of Karmatar preserves Vidyasagar’s house a...

Why Vidyasagar lived with the Santhals of Jharkhand?

Haridhan Mukherjee – ‘Mama’ of Bengali cinema who fought ...

Satyajit Ray respected his versatile acting prowess

Meet the Saldanhas --- Goan Bakers of Kolkata

Surviving in the bakery business for more than 80 years!

South Asia’s oldest dental college of Kolkata celebrates 100 years

Visionary Rafiuddin Ahmed and the college he established

First Indian to fly was from Kolkata --- Ramchandra Chatterjee

First Hot Air Balloon flight in 1836 from Garden Reach

Meet Dr Santosh Kumar Biswas of Murshidabad – doctor who also holds a...

Doctor runs the primary center alone on days the staff does not arrive

Soccer’s greatest fan Pannalal Chatterjee, who witnessed Maradona&rsq...

He will no more be seen on the stands of 2022 World Cup

9th Kolkata Christmas Carnival starts at Allen Park with huge fanfare

Hon’ble CM Mamata Banerjee passes message of love and peace

To die for --- Kapilda’s Ghugni Chaat at Girish Park

Kapil’s deft hands whipping up the chaat is like Pied Piper playing a tune 

How far will Dhritiman Chatterjee do justice to Professor Shonku’s ro...

Satyajit Ray’s science fiction brought to life

One of the oldest fairs of Kolkata -- Behala’s 227-year-old Chandi Me...

Rural feel in the middle of a bustling metropolis

Salute to Chattagram’s Ratna Chakraborty who got Birangana title for ...

Celebrating Vijay Diwas today, independence of Bangladesh

BREAKING! Ramakrishna Mission College wins highest NAAC grade

Another winning accolade for Ramkrishna Mission College

William Daniell’s canvas and elephants on Chowringhee!

GB brings you some enchanting landscapes of British ruled Calcutta

Shimurali’s heritage sweet ‘Kaalakand’ made from buffalo ...

Try the century-old shop Mahamaya Mistanna Bhandar

As India fights over NRC and CAB, here’s an inspiring tale from Benga...

How Muslim family gave refuge to an abandoned Hindu woman

Saswata Chatterjee back as Bob Biswas this January

Shooting to start in Kolkata next month

River, sea and lighthouse – welcome to serene Junput

The perfect beach holiday this winter

Did you know St Xavier’s College was established twice?

Where was the first college and why did it wind up?

World’s 2nd largest coal mine Deocha Pachami in Birbhum goes for oper...

CM makes big announcement at Bengal Business Conclave

Abhijit Banerjee wore a dhoti while receiving Nobel Prize! How dhoti carrie...

Tracing the history of this quintessential Bengali attire

WOW! Calcutta was world’s 2nd city to enact anti-air pollution legisl...

Lord Curzon took serious notice of infamous ‘Calcutta Smog’

This Christmas if you are heading to St John’s Church do not miss fam...

The church of Kolkata that houses a priceless painting of Zoffany

HUMAN RIGHTS DAY: Human rights violation at Nandigram lead to international...

Amnesty International found gross human rights violation

Abhijit Banerjee will receive Nobel Prize this afternoon at Stockholm

Set your eyes on TV for the 2.30 pm IST ceremony

Baghajatin started a revolutionary storm over a class of Paramount sherbet!...

Century old Paramount got Heritage Eatery tag last week

Netaji’s kin to ask Japanese PM for DNA analysis of ashes on his Indi...

Will Netaji’s death mystery get a final closure?

KUDOS! State government launches Banglar Shiksha app with data on 1.5 crore...

Even Central Government heaps praise for this new e-portal

Aamir Khan’s Kolkata calling, Shoot on Howrah Bridge!

All Aamir Khan fans geared up for a date

110-year-old Dilkhusha Cabin got prestigious Heritage Eatery Tag yesterday!...

Poet Nazrul Islam was a frequent visitor at Dilkhusha

Did you know Kolkata produced the first professional female photographer of...

Photographic Society of Bengal established in 1857 with 23 female photographers

Curtains finally come down on Roxy Cinema Hall by High Court Order

City loses yet another iconic single screen movie hall

Did you know Kolkata has a Chinese Kalibari where noodles are offered as pr...

Why do Chinese community of Tangra worship Goddess Kali?

She was ‘evil or scheming’ mother onscreen, yet Gita Dey was ca...

Tracing the life and times of this legendary actress

Even Hindu rulers destroyed Buddhist stupas and built temples on them!

On Babri Masjid Demolition Day, a look at historical Hindu terror 

Bengal’s own Agatha Christie Prabhavati Devi and her female detective...

Prabhavati invaded male domain of detectives decades ago

Ram and Sita were siblings? Linguist Suniti Kumar Chattopadhyay proved thro...

How Bhashacharya Suniti Kumar raised a furor 5 decades ago

BREAKING! Bengali officially declared the second language of London!

Can you believe Bengali is 2nd most spoken language in London?

State government medical colleges bring online test report facility

5 state run hospitals help patients get reports fast on their mobile

How Pintu Mahato fought poverty and Maoist threat to become a rising soccer...

Learn the tale of resilience from West Midnapore’s Adivasi Pintu

The Melody shop that still repairs Uttam Kumar’s harmonium

Iconic Rashbehari shop that has its named entwined with legends

Bengal’s ‘Lathi Khela’ is an answer to modern martial art...

Tracing glorious years of Pulin Behari Das and Bengal’s lathiyals

BREAKING! 200-year-old chest found in Sanskrit College with Vidyasagar&rsqu...

Treasure trove of how he had left money for widows!

Good news for Bengali medium students! Give JEE (Main) in Bengali

Mamata Banerjee’s government able to make Bengali a part of JEE Main

Trace Kolkata through Ink and Paper drawings of 76-year-old engineer Sandip...

Be at Golpark RK Mission today to have a look at these rare paintings

BREAKING! NRS Hospital to start free-of-cost IVF clinic in memory of Dr Sub...

Poor patients get a chance to have test-tube babies

This winter enjoy some lost Pithe recipes of Bengal

Delicacy that is intrinsic to Bengal’s own brand of desserts

CONGRATS! Suman Das from Siliguri wins prestigious World Title in Bodybuild...

Wins gold at International Federation of Body Building competition

Kolkata gets new museum at Town Hall

Showcases pre-colonial to independent India

Why Ronald Ross’ Bengali partner Kishori Mohan not get Nobel Prize? ...

Colonial apathy for Kishori not getting his due!

Royal Gallery at Victoria Memorial opens after 25 years!

Step in to see India’s largest oil painting

Revisiting refugees of Marichjhapi as Bengal gives land rights to 12k refug...

Kudos to Mamata Banerjee government for recognizing victims of partition

On Heritage Week, GB brings the story of how Deb Sahitya Kutir building was...

Purono Kolkatar Golpo took the fight against demolition

‘Human Computer’ Shakuntala Devi wrote India’s first book...

Maths Genius who married Bengali IAS Paritosh Bannerjee

First look of Avijatrik, the newly-made monochrome last leg of Apur Sansar ...

Apu, Aparna and Kajol return to silver screen in a B/W mode

Sharadendu Mukherjee, ex-Indian team cricketer speaks to GB on today’...

When two Bengals will come together and create history

Pratima Devi, unsung talent of Tagore household brought to limelight by Suj...

Did you know Rabindranath Tagore’s daughter-in-law was an author?

BREAKING! Ancient Jain temple found under Kangsabari River in Purulia!

Archaeologists say they belonged to10th-11th century

GOOD NEWS! Kazakhstan looks for $5 Billion trade target with Bengal

Agriculture, Tourism and Mining are sectors to look into!

Did you know there is a Buddhist monastery and stupa in the heart of Kolkat...

Visit the Karma Gon Buddhist Monastery in Chakraberia

120 years of Kolkata’s Electric Trams celebrated with special cover r...

Tracing the history from horse trams to electric trams

Big boost for Kolkata’s logistics infrastructure! World Bank to pump ...

Bengal features in World Bank’s South Asia connectivity plan