Saturday, June 30, 2012

Lal Dighi

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.

Monday, June 25, 2012

Magen David Synagogue

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.

Saturday, June 23, 2012

Lalbazar Police Headquarters

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.

Friday, June 15, 2012

IIT Kharagpur

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.

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Howrah Bridge Lights

howrah bridge night

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.