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People of Kolkata

Actress Ritabhari Chakraborty starts library for hearing impair...

You can also donate books for the speech and hearing impaired kid...

Saving RD Burman’s house in South End Park built by Sachi...

WB Heritage Commission proposes to name the road as ‘Dev Bu...

Behala family lived with mother’s corpse, Robinson Street...

Repeated tales of ‘House of Horrors’ in Kolkata send ...

Kolkata gets new sheriff – our favourite author Shankar ...

Author of Chowringhee and Koto Ajanare will now don a new role

‘Educating the Educator,’ city workshop for teacher...

Held by Krishnamurti Foundation, the workshop addresses student i...

Conference on Diabetes organized by HELP foundation tomorrow

Kolkata has one of the largest incidence of diabetes

Kolkata’s Green Taxi to scatter seeds on way to Delhi

Meet Bapi’s Green Taxi and his continued effort to make the...

Park Circus, Tiljala and Topsia are pockets where bike gangs op...

Authorities identify Kolkata pockets to strengthen checking

Charles Dickens’ son still lies in an obscure grave in Ko...

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

Kumortuli sees a sudden demand for Vidyasagar statues

College street is selling Borno Parichay in hundreds

Dr Robin Sengupta’s dream to build Kolkata’s Instit...

Poverty and personal tragedy could not stop him

It was NRS Medical College where Kalazar’s medicine was d...

The first germ killing medicine even before penicillin!

From Beef to Beep, yet food fest cancelled in Kolkata

Why has Kolkata suddenly turned so intolerant to food?

Motilal Seal, the man who made schools for Hindu boys and girls...

To fight influence of Christian missionaries and western educatio...

Burra Bazar of Kolkata did not belong only to Marwaris

It was also home to several Bengali Gaddis

Kolkata’s romantic cycle days

On World Cycle Day, GB brings a different story

Lopamudra Mitra brings poetry and music at MAYA adda

How poems find a musical tribute through her voice

The China Man of Bengal

How the Chinese immigrants amalgamated with Kolkata’s cultu...

Kolkata comes up with first-ever Trans Clinic of Eastern India ...

The city recognizes health issues of transgenders

Record Collectors’ pride at MAYA Adda

Susanta Kumar Chatterjee on a musical conversation

Dutta Barir Haat was a unique event at a 200-year-old house

Showcasing the secret recipes and talents of women

Inmates of Pavlov Hospital get new wings to fly!

Showcase their art at Rang Matir Panchali

Kolkata’s Apni Roti brings a roti revolution for the poor...

Supplying 7,000 rotis and sweets to the poorest of poor

MAYA Art Space adda unearths the sublime pathos of Atulprasad s...

Listen to journalist Ranjan Bandopadhyay and singer Riddhi Bandop...

Kolkata’s innovative Green Auto with foliage and flowers ...

Driver Vijay Pal creates an auto with greenery

SPCKraft’s Vaama was a women’s festival with a diff...

Talented women of Kolkata were felicitated

Homecoming for a hardworking warrior 

 ‘For us food is sacred, moms are holy’

Kolkata’s Chinese New celebrations behind the lens

Kolkata’s Chinese New celebrations behind the lens

How did the Hakka Chinese community learn Bengali

The community that settled in Kolkata more than 200 years ago!

Where have Kolkata’s Chinese gone?

Tracing the history of Chinese community in Kolkata

Kolkata’s ‘Saint of Slums’ receives Lé...

Father Franchois Laborde inspired Lapierre’s City of Joy

Meet the ‘Don of Tangra’ Monica Liu

The Chinese woman who struggled and fought goons 

Unearthing Indus Valley Civilisation at MAYA Art Space

Archaeologist Rajesh Purohit shares tales of new artefacts

Know the man behind Kolkata’s Anti-Hunger Squad

Zeeshan Majeed single-handedly feeds patients and their families ...

First Indian Vice Chancellor of CU was a Bengali

Gurudas Bandopadhhay, the man of contrasts

Paid menstrual leave for Kolkata’s working women

How a city organisation comes to the aid of working women

Michael Hoppkins’ dream factory at DhaparMaath

Weaving future behind piles of garbage

Mountaineer Satyarup Siddhanta embarks on a world record attemp...

MAYA Art Space flags off his historic summit journey

European Kabiyaal who established image of Goddess Kali

Tale of Antony Kabiyaal and Firingi Kalibari

Bidhan Sarani - where ancient Kolkata still lives!

Street on which the first Indian College was established

Come February 2019 and Kolkata will turn into a gallery  ...

Kolkata will host Asia’s largest international photo festiv...

100 years of Bengali Cinema unfold at MAYA adda 

Film scholar Sanjay Mukhopadhyay in a candid conversation

Where to head for a romantic escapade this winter?

Enjoy the love, the sun and the urban scape

Why are we averse to breast-feeding in public?

Kolkata’s shopping mall compares breast-feeding to ‘h...

Did you know Sukumar Ray was a print technologist?

GB delves into the other face of Sukumar Ray on his birthday

Where Leaders Are Made

A visit to Salt Lake’s Administrative Training Institute

New jewel of Kolkata’s Riverfront

Judges Ghat to get a new look soon

GB visits one of the oldest Collectible Store of Kolkata

Konark Collectibles is all about the bygone era

Undaunted foot soldiers of Kolkata Traffic Police

How they keep your cars going after Majerhat Bridge collapse

When Art Talks at MAYA Art Space's ARTALK

Documentary series on artists from Bengal

GB visits the oldest Kite Flying Club of Kolkata

Is kite flying still popular? How does the industry survive?

Kolkata even has a chess club below a flyover!

Gariahat Chess Club inaugurated recently caters to chess lovers ...

Where Gods Reside: Kolkata’s Sacred Places

The book that places Kolkata on the ‘Spiritual Map’ o...

Meet the ‘Green Man’ who created an Urban Forest in...

Lawyer Mantu Hait created a lush forest in the heart of Chetla-Al...

 ‘Kolkata Adda’ revived at Maya Art Space

An evening of exchanging nostalgia

Vintage car restorers of Kolkata

Roys of Cossimbazar have a rare hobby

Transported to India’s Independence Day at MAYA Art Space...

Rare documentary on Kolkata and collectors’ pride

Beating loneliness with Art Therapy at Maya Art Space

How art therapy is the new solution in treating depression

Mapping a map at the Maya Art Space adda

Exciting adda session on how route to Kedarnath changed after dis...

Five Calcuttans remember the nostalgia of Rather Mela

Listen to them about one of the most colourful fairs of Kolkata ...

Photographers from Bengal step on a historical voyage ‘In...

Kounteya Sinha and Alankar Chandra take Kolkata on the global map...

Ghosts at Kolkata’s Presidency Jail!

Ghost chasing at the Presidency jail premise, Kolkata.

Jashn-e-Ghalib, Mirza Ghalib in Kolkata

Shahanshah Mirza discusses Ghalib’s ghazals

Panoramic view of Kolkata through prose, poetry, music

Poet Sharmila Ray on Kolkata as her muse

Meet multi-award winning film writer from Kolkata

Reetwika Banerjee is also a cyber security expert

World Art Day Walk in Kolkata

Unique event on Poila Baisakh in the city of joy

Project K2 launched to save dying idol-making tradition of Kolk...

Photo-journalist Kounteya Sinha starts scholarships for Kumartuli...

One stop elder care platform in Kolkata

Elina Dutta speaks to GB about Tribeca Care

Has Bengal forgotten the golden legacy of Lathials?

How many of us remember revolutionary Pulin Behari Das?

How Rabindra Bharati University celebrated Basanta Utsav

RBU student Snigdha Mazumdar shares her memories

Meet the Don of Kolkata’s Chinatown!

Superwoman who fought adversities and turned an entrepreneur

Lost Chinese community of Kolkata

GB’s tribute to them on Chinese New Year

Bengal’s ‘Padman’ is a college student from K...

An MSc student from Ashutosh College brings a ‘menstrual re...

Author Tarashankar’s house saved from promoters!

This is the house from where he wrote Hansuli Baker Upokatha

Will pink autos help stop women molestation in Kolkata?

‘Only Women’ Autos on Kolkata roads

What was a Kolkata rickshaw puller doing at Jaipur Lit Fest?

Rickshaw puller Manoranjan Byapari has many published books ...

Challenges to Kolkata’s first ever floating market

India’s first ever floating market in a metro inaugurated ...

If you are lucky, you can ride a Cartoon Cab!

Taxi with cartoons drawn by Cartoon Dal!

How Tibetan refugees bring warmth to Kolkata?

Are they facing problems in the city these days?

Kolkata boy opens the first ever floating restaurant on sea!

Kolkata’s floating restaurants on Ganga inspired Mridul

Saldanha Bakery: The 83-year-old bakery of Kolkata

GB meets the women heads of Saldanha bakery

What did Einstein write to Satyen Bose?

Why Bengalis forgot S.N. Bose on his 125th birth anniversary?

New Fish App to be launched by State Fisheries Department

Order any fish with ‘Smart Fish App’

Falling in love made easy this new year in Kolkata

Meet Rahul Maheshwari, the man behind Speed Meet

Home made yummy cakes from Steffi’s Box

She started baking cakes following her passion!

Why Mirza Ghalib fell in love with Kolkata?

Immortal Urdu verses that Ghalib wrote from Kolkata

This asthma patient from Kolkata scaled seven peaks!

How Satyarup Siddhanta overcame health issues to achieve his drea...

South Korea starts Eastern India’s first trade office in ...

Korean companies look forward to invest in Bengal

Braveheart Kolkata traffic cop with a prosthetic leg!

Sergeant Sudip Roy is first in India to work with an artificial l...

Why do we all say ‘Gouri Sen will bail us out!’

Gouri Sen was not a fictitious character, he was a generous man ...

A Thief’s Advice to Shibram Chakraborty

Shibram wrote his contacts on the wall and not in a diary

How about finding a passionate writer squatting on a street?

Extraordinary pavement book seller of Kolkata

At 18, this Kolkata girl is a world-famous bodybuilder

How Europa Bhowmik breached a male bastion!

The Last King of India and his love for Bengal

Wajid Ali Shah introduced kite flying and Calcutta Biriyani

Bipin chases fire in his brother’s memory

Fire chaser of Bengal who has doused more than 100 fires!

Snowfall in Kolkata! Where and how?

Head to the Snow Park in New Town

How Kolkata has started its season of giving

Charity starts at Bow Barracks before Christmas

Prostitution on Kolkata streets still thrives

Tracing Kolkata’s night spots: sex trade and deprivation

Last Anglo-Indian jockeys of Kolkata

Royal Calcutta Turf Club and its past splendour

Sindhis of Kolkata unite to celebrate Nanak Jayanti

Sindhis had migrated to Kolkata from northwest India

Calcuttans get a chance to hone shooting skills

Police Training School offers citizens a chance to shoot

GB visits a recent Parsi festival held in the city

Highlighting Zoroastrian way of life

Why Bengalis believe in planchettes?

Have you ever tried bringing down a spirit?

Did you know poet Sukumar Ray was also a technologist?

Ray was a science graduate from Presidency College

Bengali style Fanoosh making being revived in Kolkata

Bengal’s fanooshare different from Chinese lanterns

Sister Nivedita’s lecture on Goddess Kali

Nivedita shocked elite Bengalis with her lecture

Kolkata has a temple dedicated to Amitabh Bachchan!

On his 75th birthday, Amitabh to be worshipped

The Kite Runner of Bengal

How Nawab Wajid Ali Shah made kite flying popular

Winged wonders of Kolkata

Our feathered friends still sing

Kolkata's Mirza Ghalib?

Badshah of Urdu Shayari's love for Bengal

The doctor who returned to his roots

Meet dermatologist Dr Ashok Ganguly

Wish to chase clouds this monsoon?

Hollywood Twister comes alive in Bengal

I was in my home city Kolkata

The city I go back to when I feel breathless

A Royal Defiance by Kabiraj Ganga Prasad

Macauley's theory was challenged