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June 27 2023

Shibram and Sharadindu's 'Mess Bari's, fighting against the aggression of m...

An experience of the bygone eras of ‘Mess-Bari’ culture of colonial Calcutta

By Mouni Mondal

January 17 2023

MATER: The book that speaks saving India’s sons to save our daughters

An anthology of letters from Mother to Son edited by Saheli Mitra

By Information Desk

September 24 2022

Shakespeare’s family members still lie in a Kolkata grave

The tomb of John Talbot Shakespear, a descendent of the Bard of Avon, lies in Kolkata's South Park Street Cemetery


August 09 2022

WB Government to preserve classic Bengali film negatives

In the initial phase, around 850 vintage films released between 1950 and 2000, have been selected for conservation

By Information Desk

March 29 2022

How the Prince of Pala dynasty turned a Yogi

A two-part series on Chowranginath, a famous prince of the Pala dynasty

By Raktim Mukhopadhyay

March 11 2022

World’s first female language martyr: Kamala Bhattacharya

Remembering the language martyrs of February 21, 1952 and the fight for their mother language

By Simon Roy

March 07 2022

Walking into Kolkata’s iconic ‘mess-baris’ – first-hand account

An experience of the bygone eras of ‘Mess-Bari’ culture of colonial Calcutta

By Mouni Mondal

March 04 2022

Learning at world’s own school - Prithibir Pathshala imparts unique skill...

The school targets first generation learners and aims to bring children from underprivileged families

By Kankana Mukherjee

January 13 2022

Lakshminarayan Roychowdhury – Father of India’s Professional Photograph...

His love for art and photography started when he was introduced to the elite Bengali circle through his in-laws

By Kankana Mukherjee

August 12 2021

Tree plantation drive for a greener Maidan

Kolkata has launched a tree plantation initiative in response to the devastation caused by numerous cyclones

By Information Desk

August 12 2021

Bengal starts Tree Ambulance service

The Tree Ambulance, accompanied by plant experts, is ready to help increase Mother Nature's green cover

By Information Desk

August 11 2021

West Bengal kick starts CNG buses to reduce fare during diesel price rise

The dual fuel engine introduced by the State Transport Department of Bengal is both environmental friendly and economically viable

By Information Desk

August 02 2021

Graduate from Kolkata Medical College tops AIIMS entrance Exam

Another medical graduate from Malda, has ranked seventh in the same examination

By Information Desk

July 30 2021

Nazrul’s century-old ‘Bidrohi’ remains the voice of protest against i...

‘Bidrohi’ was first published in ‘Bijli’ and later in other periodicals

By Suman Sadhu

June 15 2021

Did Tagore compose Jana Gana Mana in praise of King George V?

Well, the answer is NO and was clarified by the poet himself in a letter written in 1937

By Information Desk

May 25 2021

Love never dies! Nazrul's famous love letter to his lady love on his birth ...

The letter that harbours emotions hitherto unknown

By Information Desk

May 05 2021

Sanguvalley of Kolkata – a distant call of Chittagong

Established by H.P Barua in 1945

By Mouni Mondal

January 13 2021

Jagadananda Roy: The Forgotten Science Guru of Santiniketan

The man who united the forces of science and literature through his brilliant stories

By Mahua Dasgupta

January 12 2021

Caged youths still remember how to fly

Celebrating National Youth Day

By Kaulik Ghosh

November 20 2020

He held three automobiles with his bare hands

"Bheem-Bhavani" -- Bengal's Hercules

By Information Desk

October 28 2020

Shantarakshita, Bengali Prince-turned-monk spread Buddhism even before Atis...

Tracing the history of spread of Buddhism in Tibet

By Information Desk

October 14 2020

Goecha La trek -- an inch closer to Mt. Kanchenjunga

Be safe in the lap of Mother Nature

By Anirban Bandyopadhya

June 06 2020

Make art go viral


By Information Desk

March 17 2018

Sharmila Tagore’s ancestor praised by poet Madhusudan? 

Dwijendranath Tagore --- Bengal’s little-known poet and researcher

By Information Desk

October 26 2017

Meet Urvashi Basu, interior designer from UK

Learn why she returned to Kolkata to start her own business

By Urvashi Basu

March 08 2019

Ramkrishna Paramhansa loved Kheerer Sandesh of Jodu Moyra

Did you know he was a priest of Jhamapukur Rajbari?

By Arpita Chanda

September 20 2019

Goddess of Music, Saraswati, was worshipped in brothels of Kolkata

How babus of Kolkata patronized the music deity’s worship

By Information Desk

February 04 2019

The sublime world of Satyajit Ray’s Heroes and Heroines

Amitava Nag explores multi-faceted characters of Ray’s films 

By Information Desk