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How did Wajid Ali Shah, Nawab of Awadh bring his favourite sport Kite Flyin...

Let the kites fly high today redefining your freedom

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

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

How Nawab Wajid Ali Shah brought Lucknow to Kolkata

On Wajid Ali Shah's 199th birthday, we revisit his shadow kingdom

Bengali woman who first tamed tigers on a circus arena – wow! Sushila Sun...

The first Indian woman to show Tiger Acts in a circus

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

HMI remembers Tenzing Norgay on his 106th Birth Anniversary

Century-old Corona Typewriter lies in Quarantine at Darjeeling

The typewriter is preserved in Sister Nivedita’s house

Himadri Shankar Dey --- Lone crusader launches heritage museum

Shuvendu Mohan Dey Historical Museum of Barshool

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 last bioscopewallah Md Salim to retire as smartphones take over...

How Salim kept a celluloid dream alive for generations

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

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

Purulia’s Chau makes a mark at Germany’s greatest festival

Chau dance has received UNESCO Heritage tag

Is Jamai Shashthi a misogynistic festival of Bengal?

Shameless display of money and pampering for the men only!

Why did Ramkrishna Paramhansa choose Kali as his deity?

His family was a follower of Sri Ramchandra for generations

Bengal’s own Halloween: Bhoot Chaturdashi

Households in Bengal drive away evil forces in a scientific way!

Why so many Shakti Peeths are concentrated in Bengal?

GB visits Shakti Peeths of Bengal on eve of Kali Puja

Pampering the son-in-law: Bengal's Jamai Shashthi

Is this day a blatant show of male chauvinism?

Bishnupur Gharana travels to Murshidabad

Who brought Bishnupur Gharana to Murshidabad?

Enjoy Santiniketan’s Boshonto Utsav in Kolkata today!

Singer Manoj Murali brings Spring’s rhythm to Kolkata

Why Miss Japan speaks fluent Bengali?

After all she is the great granddaughter of Prafulla Ghosh

Shaktipeeth that lies in Pakistan

Hingol Shakti Peeth of Marutirtha Hinglaj

Bishnupur Gharana- A moment of joy

A lost glory is set to return

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