sports

Kolkata Knight Riders

March 31, 2013 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments


Kolkata Knight Riders abbreviated as KKR is a cricket team representing Kolkata city in the Indian Premier League IPL owned by Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan's company Red Chillies Entertainment, Jay Mehta and Juhi Chawla. Defending IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders launched a new slogan One Team One Pledge as their brand campaign from  Korbo, lorbo, jeetbo re! 

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Yuva Howrah Bridge

March 24, 2013 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments



The Howrah Bridge on the River Hooghly is without a doubt one of the symbols of Calcutta, as well as being the largest bridge in India and the world's busiest. It is located in the eastern part of the city between the Armenian Ghat and Howrah Railway Station. In the early 1900s the old Pontoon Bridge began to prove inadequate for the increasing traffic of vehicles and people, and it was decided to build a new single-span steel suspended.

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cuisine

Mach Bhat: Fish Curry Rice

March 20, 2013 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments


Macher Jhol Bhat in Bengali cooking is a food made ​​of rice with other ingredients such as fish, vegetables or eggs. The filling may be raw, cooked or marinated, and may be served resting on rice, rolled in a strip of seaweed, arranged in rice rolls or placed in a small pocket of tofu. In Bengali the word Jhol means curry and refers to a wide range of food prepared with rice made ​​of only fresh fish.

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transport

Kolkata Trams Makeover

March 17, 2013 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments


Calcutta, now Kolkata, has a descent by extension tram network, unfortunately highly threatened. Trams passing on the network and dilapidated old railroad town, rather than facilitate trafficking, hindering even more so because of their age remain still for hours, compounding the chaos existing in this way. Calcutta is the last city in India where you can see the rickshaws pulled by men. These means, as well as trams, may soon be abolished because the city government believes that slow traffic.

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landmarks

Howrah Platform

March 14, 2013 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments


In 1901 the second platform complex of Howrah Station was built planned by Halsey Ricardo. Howrah Station has been divided into two parts. Howrah railway station was opened on 1 December 1905 and, incredibly, 13 tracks. It is the second oldest station in India. Howrah is situated on the western bank of the river Hooghly, while Calcutta is located on the eastern shore.

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hangouts

Millenium Park Kolkata

March 13, 2013 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments


Millennium Park set up on 1st January 2000 is a public park in Kolkata, situated along the Strand Road on eastern shore of Hooghly River near BBD Bagh for a stretch of 2.5 km near Babughat and opposite to Koilaghat is another stretch of green adding to the likes of Maidan and Kolkata Race Course. The park consists of landscaped gardens and children's amusement rides. Millennium Park comes alive with shimmering lights and the whole place is reminiscent of the golden days of the Raj era. The experience is sure to be a fun-filled one.

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transport

Ferry Service Kolkata

March 12, 2013 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments


The ferries also provide service for the crossing of river hooghly. A wide variety of boats being used as ferries, depending on the length of the route, the number of passengers and or vehicles to carry, the speed you want to achieve and conditions of the waters that the boats have to face. The hydrofoils were used to take advantage of higher cruising speeds, on the busiest routes, for example by replacing the hovercraft.

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markets

Kolkata Fish Market

March 09, 2013 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments


A fish market or fish market is a market in which they trade fish and other marine products. Can be wholesale or retail. Since the products of the sea rapidly deteriorate in the past the fish markets were located exclusively in the coastal cities. The advent of the simple techniques of refrigeration, such as the availability of ice, made ​​possible the emergence of markets for fish even in those inland cities which enjoyed good connections with the coast.

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movies

Bengal Brigade

March 03, 2013 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments


Bengal Brigade is a film of 1954 directed by Laslo Benedek. It is an American adventure film set in the eastern part of the British India in 1856, at the outbreak of the Indian Mutiny. Sees as interpreters Rock Hudson, Arlene Dahl and Ursula Thiess. It is based on the novel of the 1952 Bengal Tigers of Hunter Hall.

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The Lives of a Bengal Lancer

March 03, 2013 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments


The Lives of a Bengal Lancer is a film of 1935 directed by Henry Hathaway. From a novel by Major Francis Yeats Brown, narrates the heroic action of three young lieutenants to the perilous confines of British India, moved by a sense of duty and the spirit of the body. The film was a resounding success that marked the emergence of a kind for which long remained a reference. Among the keys to success: the strength of the story, the exotic setting, the simplicity in the design of the characters, the pace dry in the action scenes and the charisma of the star Gary Cooper.

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