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Bauls: Exploring the mystic philosophy beyond plush rooms and books

By Sreyashi Mazumdar Crooning away to a music bereaved of religion, class, sex and creed, the bauls or the heretics of Bengal are on a...

Working class heroes: Grim yet glittery lives of porters of Kolkata

By Sreyashi Mazumdar While strolling through the rugged pavements of Burrabazaar, one of the busiest spots in the city of joy, one generally doesn’t pay...

10 train passengers injured in Bengal

Kolkata: Ten passengers travelling in a suburban train near Kolkata were injured when the ladder of common starter signal at a station got bent...

Kolkata hospital mulling separate spaces for transgenders

Kolkata: In a bid to mainstream members of the transgender community, officials at the R.G. Kar Medical College and Hospital here are mulling separate...

Images from Kolkata: Reality of Swachh Bharat

Reality Of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan By Arnab Mitra A year back, on 2 October on the occasion of Mahatma Gandhi’s birthday, Narendra Modi launched the ‘Swachh Bharat...

Google adds traffic information about 12 new Indian cities

New Delhi: Starting Tuesday people can see traffic information for 12 new cities, including Kolkata, Thiruvananthapuram and Bhopal, on Google Maps, a company statement said...

Meet 87 yr old Shila Ghosh, who toils hard to earn a living but scorns media hype

By Arnab Mitra Upon reaching a senile age, everyone wants to lead a peaceful and relaxed life at home, surrounded by family. However Shila Ghosh, who’s...

Kolkata to get world class metro services by 2018 : R.N. Mahapatra

By Arnab Mitra The Kolkata Metro is the first underground railway system of India. It started its services on October 24,1984 and for over 30...

Modi in Bangladesh: Land Boundary Agreement generates keen interest in North East

Agartala/Guwahati: The signing of the historic Land Boundary Agreement, notwithstanding some opposition in Assam, and trade and connectivity are the key issues which have generated...

Projects worth over Rs.10,000 crore introduced as part of Railyatri Upbhokta Pakhwada

Kolkata: Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Saturday said that projects worth over Rs.10,000 crore were being rolled out as part of a fortnight long consumer...

Green Crusader of Kolkata: Meet, Dhananjoy Chakraborty, the cab driver who created a rooftop garden on his taxi

By Arnab Mitra An ardent environment lover, Dhananjoy Chakravorty has transformed his taxi into a small garden to convey the message of saving the environment. The...

Two Kolkata-based companies under scanner for buying Mamata Banerjee’s paintings

By NewsGram Staff Writer The Central Bureau of Investigation and the Enforcement Directorate have pinned down two Kolkata-based firms because of their dubious balance sheets....

Solar power to ward off energy tariff fluctuations in West Bengal

By NewsGram Staff Writer Solar energy is the most equipped and organized available source of energy. It does not belong to any single individual but...

Trinidad conference: ‘Indian diaspora must move beyond culture and heritage’

By NewsGram Staff Writer The Indian High Commission organized a four day international conference to celebrate the 170th anniversary of the arrival of East Indians...

Pollution, the silent killer in metros; 35 per cent children in India have poor lung capacity

By NewsGram Staff Writer Children are the future of a nation. They hold its virtue and fortune. However according to  a recent survey, around 35 per...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to launch 3 social security schemes linked to insurance and pension sector

By NewsGram Staff Writer The Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch three ambitious social security schemes pertaining to the insurance and pension sector on 9th...

Another Kolkata cricketer sustains head injury on field; develops clot

  By NewsGram Staff Writer A cricketer Rahul Ghosh was hospitalized today in Kolkata following an injury suffered during fielding in a local league game between...

Want to be an IITian? Here’s how you can get its stamp along with your engineering degree

By Newsgram Staff Writer Indian Institute of  Technology -Kharagpur is launching short term courses on niche subjects via video-conferencing for engineering students. The first edition will...

How Chinese people have embraced the essence of Indian culture in Kolkata

By Newsgram Staff Writer India, with its own plethora of traditions and a tendency to welcome a variety of different ones, makes it a unique...

Kali Katha of Kolkata: How the capital city of West Bengal got its name from Goddess Kali

By Newsgram Staff  Writer She is furious. She is wild. She is a rebel. She symbolizes raw power. In Hindu mythology, it is said that...

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