police

Kolkata Police Kiosk

December 31, 2012 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments

Kolkata Police Kiosk helpline numbers

Police kiosks all over Kolkata act as immediate responders to anyone who cannot reach the police station regarding complaints of crime, taxi refusals and other law and order issues. The function of the police, as for generally refers to systems in Western culture of our times, eminently regards to combating crime, organized or individual. It is not uncommon, indeed, to see that the term police is also required by law to have a use for functions exquisitely respect of the protection of the legal order.

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Kolkata Supermarket Big Bazaar

December 30, 2012 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments

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Kolkata Supermarkets sell fast moving consumer goods like grocery, toiletry and it has a market share of around thirty percent in organized retail. The shopping centers are part of those spaces that ethnologist French anthropologist Marc Augé calls non-places, contrasting them to classic anthropological places: the non-places are those spaces produced the so-called society supermodernity who have the prerogative not to be identity, relational and historical spaces in which multitudes of individuals are crossed without entering into a relationship, driven only by the desire to consume or to accelerate everyday tasks.

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festivals

Kolkata Xmas

December 25, 2012 Kalyan Panja 1 Comments

Kolkata Christmas

For Christmas, Kolkata truly turns city of joy with Christmas carols, choirs, light and sound exhibitions, rock music, shimmering lights, delectable food all forming the myriad nuances of the Christmas celebrations. 

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Kolkata Christmas Market

December 25, 2012 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments


The Christmas Market is a public trade event, which takes place usually outdoors, in the city center, which is exposed to everything that concerns the Christmas. Usually, there are small stands, where one can buy Christmas decorations, gourmet regional products or of handicraft, souvenir, small gift items. He performs extensively a catering service that offers fast often mulled wine, sandwiches, sausages and hot dogs warm.

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Christmas New Market

December 25, 2012 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments

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Its winter, it is the season of colors, bright sunny days, chocolates, cakes and of course the season of festivals. The Christmas Market in Kolkata or in Indian New Market is a trade event that takes place during the month of December in Calcutta.

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festivals

Park Street Christmas

December 25, 2012 Kalyan Panja 1 Comments

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The Park Street is a Christmas carnival place in the square hosted in Kolkata. With an estimated two million visitors a year is one of the largest Christmas carnivals in India and one of the most popular in the world. Begins each year on the Friday before the advent and ends December 25. Christmas lights invite you to stroll through the romantic markets, the seductive scent of baked apples and mulled wine fills the air in winter, traditional folklore and the sweet melodies of wind instruments prepare souls to recollection and to the party.

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food

Kolkata Restaurant

December 05, 2012 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments


A restaurant attested for the first time in Kolkata in 1877 is a building in which they are served food and beverages varied, to be enjoyed inside and sometimes even take away. The term covers a wide range of commercial activities and a variety of cuisine. Sometimes the restaurants are part of a larger complex, typically a hotel, in which case the environments for food are meant for use by guests, but they are often also open to external clients.

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The Chocolate Room Kolkata

December 04, 2012 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments


Many of you have asked about different neighborhoods from Kolkata, to explore the less commercial and tourist. In fact, one of my favorite places in this area The Chocolate Room, a small chocolate boutique, at Rawdon Street. In, approaching Valentine's Day, it might be also a great destination for you.

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festivals

Gajan Fair Charak Festival

December 03, 2012 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments

Gajan Fair Charak Festival

Charak puja and Gajan is associated with Shiva a deity male post Vedic deity direct heir of the pre- air, later echoed in the Vedas, as indicated by the names of Pashupati and Rudra. Foundation, starting from Gupta period of seven mystical Shiva is dedicated to him now, in the modern age, one of the major cults of Hinduism.

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places

Kolkata Maidan

December 02, 2012 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments


Maidan is a term coming from the Arabic meaning square one of the largest green spaces in central Kolkata. The park is adjacent to Victoria Memorial. Maidan covers 1000 acres. Maidan  hosted the Exhibitions. Maidan has also become home to numerous political and cultural events, such as the one of bookfair and the brigade parades. In the park, the protest also took place on February 2003 against the invasion of Iraq.

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hangouts

Fame Cinemas INOX

December 01, 2012 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments

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A multiplex cinema or just multiplex is a movie theater which includes from 2 to 10 screens playing, usually the result of renovation and or expansion of an existing single screen cinemas in town. It speaks instead of in the case of multiplex movie theaters built exnovo usually outside of city centers to the need for large spaces at affordable rates with an advanced design that optimizes the use by the spectators, starting from the extensive availability of parking spaces, and at the same time the management by the operator.

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cuisine,

Narkel Naru: Coconut Balls

November 30, 2012 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments

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Narkel naru, or balls of jaggery flavoured coconut, is another of the sweets made with jaggery and rolled flat coconut, which are served during festivals. Its a very versatile recipe that lends itself to many variations according to taste.

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nature,

Hooghly River Lights

November 29, 2012 Kalyan Panja 1 Comments


An evening by the Hooghly river and Vidyasagar Setu. Hooghly River is majestic soaring well 4 bridges and yet the oldest among them, the Howrah Bridge also known as Rabindra Setu, in honor of the great poet Rabindranath Tagore still figure as the busiest in the city perhaps because, compared to the other three, the Vidyasagar Setu, the Vivekananda Setu and the Nivedita Setu guarantees free access.

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Oils Not Well

November 27, 2012 Kalyan Panja 1 Comments


Whatever the evolution of the prices of a barrel in the next decade investors would do well to begin to shift their investments right now from oil to renewable energy sources. The risk that assets will lose value oil is very high in a scenario with low prices is well known, but by investing in new wells, the danger of making holes in the water is real even in a scenario with oil at high prices. While extracting hydrocarbons always costs more, in fact, renewables are becoming more competitive and prices per barrel salt in the medium term will only accelerate the deployment of renewable and alternative technologies.

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birds,

International Day of Families

November 25, 2012 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments


International Day of the Family, founded by the United Nations in 1993. Thanks to the healthy family the state gets stronger and develops and the well being of people grows. At all times the level and character of development of the country has been judged o­n the attitude of the state to family, as well as its stand in a society. This is due to the fact that the happy union of family and the state is a necessary pledge of prosperity and well being of its citizens. Human life commences with family and then its formation as citizen takes place.

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politics

Communists in Bengal

November 23, 2012 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments


Finally the curtains are down for the world's longest democratically-elected Communist government in a state. The people has ended the uninterrupted 34 year old rule of the Left Front to give power to the right wing forces. The opposition came with a landslide victory with the communists left to rubbles and wrest the seat of power in Bengal, the Writers Building for the next 5 years.

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cuisine,

Kolkata Mango

November 21, 2012 Kalyan Panja 1 Comments


There is hardly a person who doesn't enjoy a slice of a luscious Mango during summer and rightly so is considered the king of fruits. The arrival of the first batch of mangoes mostly coincides with the kalboishakhi, the nor'wester that lashes the city during the pre-monsoon months.

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festivals

Chhath Puja at Babughat

November 19, 2012 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments


During Chhath Puja celebration to worship God Sun, huge crowd can be seen on Babughat performing their puja. And after the light and the hope of prosperity wealth of Diwali comes also from the sun purifier. The Chhat festival is an important event in Nepal and many other countries of the subcontinent. A Hindu festival that has many interesting meanings.

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roads

Grand Trunk Road

November 17, 2012 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments


The Grand Trunk Road GT Road was initiated by, and later constructed and extended by Sher Shah Suri, who then ruled much of northern India. Grand Trunk Road , the road that Kipling in his novel Kim, calls the backbone of India and is, in fact, the only major thoroughfare, busy and colorful truck with all sorts of vehicles and animals, which leads from Calcutta to Kabul, along the Pakistan.

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festivals

Lord Kartikeya

November 16, 2012 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments


Kartik Puja falls on the last day of the bengali month Kartik in the middle of November. Kartik, called Skanda in the sacred text of the Veda, or also Muruga, Subramanya, Velan, Kumara and Shanmukha is the Deva of the war. The name Skanda means the gushing as the tradition wants it conceived by the only seed that the father Rudra Shiva threw himself into the fire and poured them into the Ganges.

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events

Bengal Elections

November 08, 2012 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments


It is Election time these days when volumes and tempers are in full pitch in Kolkata, because the city takes politics very seriously. Kolkata’s streets are filled with signs and flags for a staggering number of political parties. Women are a powerful force in Indian politics, although they are quite rare in the public sphere of urban life.

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culture,

Mother Teresa of Calcutta

November 06, 2012 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments


After taking the vows, Teresa left Darjeeling and reached Calcutta, where for the next 17 years she lived and worked at the Catholic College of Saint Mary's High School in the suburb of Entally, frequented mostly by the daughters of the British colonists. She taught history and geography, and was able to study the Hindi language.

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buildings,

Dakshineswar Temple

November 05, 2012 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments


Dakshineswar built between 1847 and 1855, is an excellent example of Bengali architecture. Gadadhar Chattopadhyay, known as Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa was a mystic Indian. Ramakrishna was a prominent mystic, as well as a guru, famous for taking the various mystical paths of the world's major religions. His teachings emphasize self-realization as the highest goal of life, develop love and devotion for God , the oneness of existence, the harmony and the essential unity of religions .

The disciples of Ramakrishna, including Swami Vivekananda, gave birth to an order inter-religious, the Ramakrishna Mission, with the aim of spreading the idea of the oneness of the Divine and the validity of any religious path. At Kàmarpukur had spread the rumor that Ramakrishna had gone mad because of the intense spiritual asceticism to which he was subjected to Dakshineswar.

Ramakrishna, however, came to know and instead of opposing the marriage began to take an active interest in the choice of the bride indicating also the place where the bride and the family could be found the village of Jairambati about 5 km by Kámarpukur and the family of a certain Ramachandra Mukherjee. The bride, a girl of just six years old named Sarada Devi, was found. The marriage was celebrated solemnly, the bride returned to her father's house and Ramakrishna to Dakshineswar to resume his asceticism.

Sarada realized that the neighbors talked to each other of the misfortune that had befallen said that her husband had gone mad, and of course he was very upset. He decided to go to Dakshineswar and see for themselves the condition of her husband. She found it quite normal, remained with him for some time and then returned to Jayrambati; After a few years she was always beside him.

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cuisine,

Bengali Fish Curry

November 04, 2012 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments


Rice and fish are traditional favorite foods and their importance is underlined by the Bengali said machhe Bhate Bangali, which translates as fish and rice make a Bengali. In the vast repertoire of Bengali dishes prepared with fish, there are some species Hilsa, a favorite among the population. The culinary tradition of Bengal has close relations with the Indian world and the Middle East, to which must be added its own characteristics. The main foods are made ​​of rice and fish curry.

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Kalojam

July 08, 2012 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments



The Kalojam is a traditional Indian dessert. It is usually prepared during the holiday, like the Diwali and the Ganpati Chaturthi, but is able to delight any occasion. The preparation of traditional classical and Kalojam is quite complex, and this new recipe is simple and fun. Most, if not all, of sweet milk born in Bengal, there is a vast variety of goodies that can achieve starting from the milk.

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lakes,

Dhakuria Lake

July 05, 2012 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments



Rabindra Sarobar is a large man made lake and is a breath of fresh air in Calcutta in the midst of usual heat and dust. A lake or lake basin is a large mass for the most fresh water collected in the hollow Earth. The large lakes are sometimes referred to as inland seas, and sometimes the small seas are called lakes. Two examples are the Great Salt Lake and the Dead Sea.

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getaways,

Shankarpur Beach

July 04, 2012 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments



Shankarpur, the solitary beach, 10 km from Digha, is a fishing harbour and is the least crowded beach of the region. The beach lined with casuarina plantations has every comfort you expect from a virgin beach. It is defined as the beach in the sense geomorphological area coastal sandy overlooking a marine or lacustrine basin, characterized by an inclination towards the basin itself and between the lower limit and the upper limit of the action of the waves. In the sense sedimentological, a beach is a sedimentary body sandy, pebbly, more rarely silty clay or accumulated reworked by waves.

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nature

Lal Dighi

June 30, 2012 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments


Lal Dighi is a body of water in the middle of BBD Bagh, earlier known as Tank Square or Dalhousie Square, fed by natural springs and has a picturesque beauty surrounded by Writers' Buildings, Reserve Bank, GPO, Telephone Bhawan. The central portion houses the central business district and also includes government offices, legal and administrative. Includes BBD Bagh, known as Dalhousie Square and the Esplanade to the east; Strand Road is to the west.

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Magen David Synagogue

June 25, 2012 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments


Calcutta has always been a melting pot of various cultures & religions. The jews came to Calcutta some time around 1790. The first synagogue was built at the site where Maghen David stands now, in the year 1826. The Magen David Synagogue built in 1884 when Elias David Joseph Ezra was the Sheriff of Calcutta. The two side walls contains memorial plaques with the chequered marble floors, gleaming chandeliers, stained glass windows creating a stunning atmosphere. The alter of the Magen David Synagogue is crowned with a Apse studded with stars representing the heaven.

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Lalbazar Police Headquarters

June 23, 2012 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments


The headquarters of the Kolkata Police is located at Lalbazar Street. Its primary mission is to ensure the maintenance of order and public safety within the province. To achieve this purpose is carried out a constant activity for the prevention and suppression of crime. It shall also review various administrative functions, in particular with respect to the issuance of the passport and practices regarding immigrants.

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education

IIT Kharagpur

June 15, 2012 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments


The Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur or briefly IITK is an institute of technology in the city of Kharagpur 120 kilometers from Calcutta was born in 1951. The IITK has focused in the search for engineering and the sciences, and university teaching.

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bridges,

Howrah Bridge Lights

June 06, 2012 Kalyan Panja 1 Comments

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The Howrah Bridge, is lit up every evening with the majestic lighting making it look more beautiful. A bridge is a structure used to overcome an obstacle, natural or artificial, which is preferred to the continuity of a line of communication. We will bridge the strict sense if the obstacle is represented by a water course, we will have the viaducts if the obstacle is a valley orographic discontinuity, we will have the overpass if the obstacle is another way of communication of the same type as the crossing.

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culture

Jamai Sasthi

May 27, 2012 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments


Jamai shashthi is a traditional custom observed by women of Bengal. Literally it means Son-in-law’s day. A special puja is performed by elderly women, especially the mother-in-law to protect her married children against all odds. The day is actually a party thrown by the in-laws for the welfare of their daughter and her husband.

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life

Kolkata Metropolitan City

April 08, 2012 Kalyan Panja 1 Comments


Kolkata largely the capital city of West Bengal or, in other contexts, the political capital is in the proper sense of the city that houses the headquarters of the government. The term capital derives from the Latin capitalis, in turn, from the noun caput. The latter designated the leader in its various meanings, such as the main part of the human or animal body head, or as a source, or as a guide, or just as a principal city of a nation . A Rome was in fact reserved for the name of caput mundi capital of the world.

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cuisine,

Mishti Doi: Sweet Yogurt

April 07, 2012 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments

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The Bengalis are famous for their sweet preparations and Mishti Dohi sweet yoghurt is among their most well known desserts. Mishti doi is an inseparable part of all festivals in Bengal. The first to observe the presence of microorganisms in fermented milk was the Russian microbiologist Ilya Ilyich Mečnikov . He isolated the Lactobacillus bulgaricus and Streptococcus thermophilus, and recognized that these lactobacilli were responsible for the process of breaking down lactose into galactose and glucose. 

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shops

Nahoum and Sons

April 06, 2012 Kalyan Panja 1 Comments


Nahoum and Sons or Nahoum’s was started by confectioner Nahoum Israel Mordecai, and initially sold baklava, fista malfoof and almond rings. The bakery is the single laboratory dedicated to complete production of bread , and its direct sales to the public. Production is, in detail, the dosage of the ingredients, kneading, rising and baking bread.

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festivals

Basanti Puja

March 29, 2012 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments


Goddess Durga was traditionally worshipped in the spring. The rituals of Basanti Puja are similar to those of Shardiya Durga Puja. Festival of nine nights dedicated to Goddess Durga, is observed in the spring during the month of Chaitra (March-April), from which it takes its name.

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culture

Kolkata Theater

March 27, 2012 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments

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Started in the 1940s, the group theatre of Kolkata started as a different way of theatrical production in contrast with the traditional entertainment oriented theatres. The aims and objectives of group theatre are different from the primarily moneymaking goal of commercial theatre. Group theatre activists use the proscenium stage to highlight some social message.

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hotspots

Brigade Parade Ground

March 25, 2012 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments


The Brigade Parade Ground is unparallel in the country with its vast stretch of green plains, mementos of old wars and the magnificent Victoria Memorial at the background. The sprawling meadows of the Brigade Parade Ground are the breeding grounds for thousands of sportsmen and women coming from all over the state. It is the place that provides practice ground for numerous clubs who cannot afford to rent a ground of their own.

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Digha Mandarmani

March 23, 2012 Kalyan Panja 1 Comments

digha Mandarmani bengal

Mandarmani is a seaside resort around 180 km from Kolkata, with birds dotting the sky and little waves washing the very calm in the clean beaches, as a few fishermen do their daily duty noiselessly. Its just you and the beach, not a second person to disturb you. Digha is the coastal capital of the Bengal tourism that pulls over beaches mostly overlooking the western shores of the land, some of which justly famous as the long Mandarmani where from November to February turtles come to lay their eggs.

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events

Mothers Day

March 18, 2012 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments

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In the women's lives, even though there has weakened many taboos' first of all those related to the body and its vicissitudes sensual, the ties of kinship and family life seem to remain important, first of all the maternal role. Children can make gifts on Mother's Day, that the mother will remember forever. Depending on the age of the child, the designs of Mother's Day can be simple or complex. Be sure to choose an activity that allows the children themselves and their relationships with their mothers are. These projects can involve flowers, hand prints and portraits.

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buildings

Kolkata Apartment

March 17, 2012 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments

kolkata apartment

Apartment is defined as the minimum space architectural composed of one or more environments and systematically linked together independent and such as to enable the function of dwelling. The unit thus corresponds to a single dwelling, which may also correspond to the concept more anthropological home. In all primitive cultures unit was founded in prehistoric times, it is the first element that goes to make up the built environment, that environment that is equipped man in modification of the natural environment, to make better their quality of life and optimize the limit of the technological possibilities of the various periods of its activities.

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railways,

Kolkata Suburban Railway

March 12, 2012 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments

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Kolkata Suburban Railway is huge and extensive and covers large areas in hinterland with Sealdah being an important suburban rail terminal. The suburban railway or urban or metropolitan is a type of transportation that uses rail lines eg the so-called loops for routing of convoys in order to ensure a fast moving mass of people in very large cities or fractionated in neighborhoods distant from each other or between them and the urban centers of the district.

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places

Kolaghat Thermal Power Plant

March 01, 2012 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments

Kolaghat Thermal Power Plant

Located 50 km away from Kolkata, the Kolaghat Thermal Power Plant, has the highest power generation capacity among the State Sector Utilities of Bengal. The thermal energy can be transformed into other forms of energy, for example, is transformed into electricity in thermal power plants in geothermal power plants and solar power plants.

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festivals

Losar New Year Festival

February 24, 2012 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments

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Losar is the New Year and one of the most interesting festivals of the Buddhists. The trip takes in the Kathmandu valley during the celebrations of Losar, the Tibetan New Year, offering the opportunity to come into contact with a strong fascinating cultural world. In the Kathmandu valley lies a large community of Buddhists, including a large group of Tibetan refugees, who for the Losar organized countless celebrations and interesting events to which it is easy to participate and be welcome, fully enjoying the joviality and benevolence expressed by these people.

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flowers,

Radhachura

February 23, 2012 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments


Found in gay abundance in Bengal, the Radhachura flowers or Copper pod flowers are enticingly yellowish, cute in form.

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flowers,

Krishnachura

February 22, 2012 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments



Known as Krishnachura, the crown of the Lord Krishna, the bright red flowers (and the yellow flowers of the Radhachura) give the city a bright look during the summer season.

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nature

Riverline

February 21, 2012 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments

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hooghly,

Love Bridge

February 20, 2012 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments


A relatively new park in Kolkata, Millennium Park is situated along the strand on the beautiful backdrop of the eastern shore of Hooghly River for a stretch of 2.5 km. The park consists of landscaped gardens and children's amusement rides.

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nature,

Palash Flower: Flame of the Forest

February 19, 2012 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments

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Palash flower or Parrot flower also known by the name flame of the forest starts blooming at the end of January and around mid March it is in full bloom and is the most attractive flower of the season.
The jungles of Bengal are full of these and the petals feels like velvet and has become an indispensable part of the celebration of spring.

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