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Suranjana Mitra



Paharkol – how the barren land of Bankura turned green in a govt-public d...

The Paharkol hillock, situated in Bankura's Hirbandh block, lacked any vegetation previously

Five products from Bengal get the prestigious GI tags – GetBengal story

Sunderban Honey, Kalo Nuniya rice, Tangail, Garad and Korial sarees are GI tagged

Biker duo Madhuritu and Arunav spreading love for stray animals and birds

The duo, passionate animal lovers since childhood, run a travel agency

Bengal’s Gobindobhog &Tulaipanji rice to get the global export grading ta...

Gobindobhog and Tulaipanji variety rice got the Geographical Indication tags on August 28, 2017

The Book Bank of Vivekananda College is a big hit for needy students - GetB...

Book banks provide the students with books throughout the semester without any cost

Sri Aurobindo Pathamandir: a historical gem unrecognised by most

A quaint library located at the heart of Kolkata, a tour inside Sri Aurobindo Pathamandir can be a treat for the bookworms

How are traditional diya makers of Bengal doing? - GetBengal story

Fighting alongside the Chinese electric lights are the earthen lamps which once used to dominate the markets of Bengal

Monika Santra – the village girl matching her dance steps to dream big - ...

Under the tutelage of Shubhankar Ghosh, Moni honed her skills in classical dance

‘Shabeki’ café in North Kolkata where Derozio held meetings - GetBenga...

The café offers a range of beverages and snacks to its patrons such as tea, coffee, sandwich, soup etc

Pick a grub while Pujo shopping! Gariahat’s historic eateries will entice...

If you are in the area, drop in to some of the historic eateries dotting here since ages

Century-old Barrister Babur Bari being guarded by 4 women from landsharks -...

Barrister Babur Bari is situated in Beliaghata on 92, Kavi Sukanata Sarani boasting of European architectural influences

Kakali Das Kapas brings alive Van Gogh’s Starry Night on Batik – GetBen...

Kakali Das Kapas is an experienced Batik designer, her work is recognised at both District and State levels

Howrah resident contributing greatly to nature conservation: Exclusive GetB...

Chitrak Pramanik, a resident of Howrah, Bagnan is dedicated to conserving nature and the animals

Das Gupta and Company, the oldest book shop opens a free library - GetBenga...

Opened in 1886, the bookshop’s doors are wide open to everyone

Get to know about the biodiversity of West Bengal with just a click of a bu...

The Board supported various schools and institutions to organise Bio-Tour or Jeevan Safar

Bahrisons Kolkata: the New Book Haven for Kolkata Bookworms

The thrill that you feel when you explore the city and find a new bookstore is unmatched

“Vintage Voyage” –the new gallery of Birla Industrial and Technologic...

The gallery has live demonstrations of how the technologies work

Shibu Ghosh: The man who cycled up to Kedarnath, shares his experiences wit...

He started his journey towards Kedarnath from Bardhaman and reached his destination on 16th May finally

Koushik Dey sets record by painting the world’s largest Tagore portrait

Koushik had recorded his process of painting and clicked pictures of his work and sent them to the India Book of Records

Gourango Bari of Katwa still holds on to the legacy of Sri Chaitanya

Sri Gadadhara Das constructed the Gouranga Bari Temple

Kitab Lovers in Kolkata: Load books in boxes and take them home!

Those who follow the Kitab Lovers account on social media will get a free entry

Ecosphere: an open air library by a 25-years-old!

Lama had started this venture in March, 2022

Dipanwita Debnath translated Lepcha songs into Bangla and received Agnikany...

Dipanwita Debnath was not familier with Lepcha songs, nor had she heard them before

Can Music be used to fight climate change? World-famous activist Sukrit Sen...

Sukrit Sen leads the Kolkata Chapter of the Living Waters Museum

Bosco on Wheels: distributing free meals to the underprivileged

The first edition of Bosco on Wheels has already distributed more than 2,000 rotis

150-year celebration of Presidency University’s Chemistry Department : GB...

GB spoke to the Head of the Chemistry Department, Presidency University Professor Arnab Halder

Satya Ranjan Dolui, the security guard who set up a library in a park with ...

Dolui transformed the place into a library with all kinds of books

Kolkata addresses Parkinson’s Disease with international conference hoste...

The Asia- Oceania Parkinson and Movement Disorder Conference (AOPMC), 2023 was held in Kolkata recently

Binodini Opera brings Noti Binodini alive on stage as Sudipta Chakraborty g...

Binodini Dasi was born in 1863 in the suburbs of Kolkata which was predominantly inhabited by sex workers

‘Boat Schools’ can be a solution to education in flood prone areas of B...

Boatmen, teachers and volunteers came forward to take part in building the school

Fuchkawala – the restaurant that started during Lockdown blues by two you...

Fuchkawala is now a brand and ever increasing, thanks to the innovative ideas of the siblings

Books from Thailand make their way to the Book Fair for the first time

The fair is filled with enthusiasts ranging from kids to adults

French artist Annabel and husband Sourav restore old Kolkata buildings thro...

Annabel Schenck trying to give a fresh look to old Kolkata buildings without destroying them

K. Ali Bakery: The century old heritage bakery of Mominpur

few bakeries have stood firm in the face of tumultuous times

Saras Mela: Melting pot of artisans

Fairs are connecting links between rural artisans and urban buyers

Remembering on her birth anniversary, Ma Sarada – goddess or a mere mothe...

Ma Sarada’s life story remained practically unknown

Walking down Apur Sansar Park; talking to architect Saibal Kar

Soumitra Chatterjee started his journey with ‘Apur Sansar’

A piece of Bengal in the core of Varanasi – Visiting the famous Bangali T...

This Bangali Tola is situated by the Dashashwamedh Ghat

Max Mueller Bhavan celebrates its 65th year

Goethe Institute offers a large number of courses to suit every situation

Soumitro Chatterjee lives on: Exclusive interview with his daughter

Chatterjee was a prodigy and a legacy to be taken forward by the coming generations

Rani Rashmoni’s iconic Janbazar house finally acquires heritage status

The historically significant Janbazar house of Rani Rashmoni, which has been a witness of several important contemporary events, finally recognised as a heritage building

What’s selling this Diwali?

Traditions have not been forgotten; they have just been modernised

Remembering poet Nishikanto Roychowdhury

Not only a poet but Roychowdhury was a lyricist as well

Is the traditional art of 'Lakshmi shara' vanishing?

A traditional practise that is endangered today is worshipping Maa Lakshmi on a shara