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Calcutta High Court

December 22, 2014 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments


Calcutta High Court is the oldest High Court in India. Its duties consisted in the control of the constitutionality of laws passed by Parliament, in checking the compatibility of the laws and regulations of the State with respect to the statute and limited their effectiveness in the territory, as well as in criminal proceedings for crimes committed in the exercise of their duties.

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TATA Centre

December 19, 2014 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments


Tata Centre is one of the largest industrial groups in India with a long history in various industrial sectors. The Tata Group was founded by Jamshedji Tata and from the foundation of a member of the Tata family has almost always been at the helm of the group. Currently the chairman is Ratan Tata who succeeded JRD Tata in the nineties . The group consists of 93 companies in seven business sectors that employs about 220,000 employees. About 65% of the ownership of Tata Group is controlled by the Foundation.

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Hooghly River

December 16, 2014 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments


Hugli, often referred to in its transliteration English Hooghly, is a river of India of 250 km, branch west of the delta of the Ganges. It forms a Santipur near the town of Baharampur, flows in the state of West Bengal, passing between the twin cities of Howrah and Kolkata and empties into the Bay of Bengal near Diamond Harbor. Its two main tributaries are the Damodar and the Rupnarayan.

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Purnima Full Moon

December 15, 2014 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments


Purnima or full moon or Poornima is the date of the full moon, the day considered particularly favorable by Hindus, which in some communities is celebrated by fasting from dawn to dusk. It is believed that fasting Purnima aid to purify from sins committed.

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Nicco Park

December 14, 2014 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments


Set up in Salt Lake, on the eastern fringe of Kolkata, Nicco park is an amusement park covering an area of 40 acres with a variety of fascinating and interesting rides including Asia's largest wooden roller coaster.

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Sandesh Sweet

December 13, 2014 Kalyan Panja 1 Comments

Sandesh

Sandesh is a dry sweet made of curd, milk and sugar, that originated in Bengal and is very popular here. In the region of the Bay of Bengal, where the delta of the Ganges, divided in two by the border of Bengal, the region is famous for its fish and sweet.

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Khichuri Bhog

December 11, 2014 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments

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Khichdi made mostly religious festivals, finds favor in every home any time. The crunchiness of roasted peanuts complements. It is a tasty dish, where the aroma of the spices is mixed with the smoky flavor of the rice with perfect balance. I do not like to serve for breakfast, as it would be a must, but I'd recommend it for lunch a little exotic or for a Indian dinner as an alternative to the classic fried rice.

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Indian Coffee House

December 08, 2014 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments

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A round tower of red brick emerges from the asphalt near the bus station, a stone's throw from the College Street, a work of the British architect Laurie Becker, inspired by Gandhi who left Europe to build low-cost housing and ecological in India. An old Victorian building, with the high ceiling internal balcony and a gallery similar to a movie theater or the women's gallery of a church. The entrance cramped and dark conceals ample space and noisy inside.

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Mani Square

December 06, 2014 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments


Mani Square, which opened on June 2008, is one of the leading shopping centers in Kolkata. With over five years of experience and more than fifteen million visitors has always been a reference point for shopping in the east of Kolkata, near Salt Lake. The Mall is frequented not only by the inhabitants of this beautiful place, but also by the many tourists and travelers who have the pleasure to stop for a relaxing break from shopping or dining.

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Jalebi: Fritters in Syrup

December 05, 2014 Kalyan Panja 1 Comments

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The jalebi, or imaratee or jilawii and sometimes jalibi is a sweet, typical of Persia and parts of the Indian Subcontinent such as India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal, and Bangladesh. They are made ​​of batter fried in the form of pretzel or circular shape, which are then soaked in syrup. These cakes are served hot or cold. They have a slightly rubbery consistency inner and an outer surface harder because of the sugar that is crystallized from outer coating. Syrup are often added or replaced other products such as the juice of lemon, rosewater or other flavors such as kewra .

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events

Kolkata Fashion Week

November 28, 2014 Kalyan Panja 1 Comments

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The fashion industry in India has seen steady growth since the past ten years. The proof of it can be found in the fact that Designer Wear is now among the top ten key growth sectors in India, and sees his current rate of progress, it would be very surprising if one day the fashion industry is seen on the top slot in the coming years. Indian companies are increasingly investing in the Fashion Design Industry and today there are numerous outlets of designer clothing, jewelry, accessories in different parts of India that are doing great business.

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culture

Puppet Show

November 22, 2014 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments



The puppet is a type of body of the piece and the head of wood or other material that appears on stage half length, moved from the bottom, from the hand of the puppeteer, who puts it like a glove. The puppet show is usually represented in a wooden hut, called the castle. The puppet must be distinguished from the marionette , puppet type, wood or other material, which appears in the scene in the entire body and is usually moved from above using wires.

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nature

Field Stork

October 29, 2014 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments


Ciconiidae are a family of birds belonging to the order of Ciconiiformes. The best known species of the family is probably the white stork who also lives in Europe and makes long migrations in Africa . Birds are generally large, with a wingspan of between 1.8 and 2.5 m. They have long legs and slender, suitable for walking in shallow water, a long neck and strong, a large beak and sharp. The largest representative of the family is the Indian Marabou which has a wingspan of 2 feet and weighs 6-7 kg.

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Kite Festival

October 27, 2014 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments



Kite Festival is held during Makar Sankranti. The local kite craftsmen build their kites according to the old tradition, using river reeds dried in the open air, natural string, glue made by mixing flour and water, wax paper or tissue paper. The festival takes place on the terraces, where dozens of kites rise up into the sky from the early morning.

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Kolkata Deepavali

October 22, 2014 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments

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The Deepavali also known by Divali or Diwali is a religious celebration that extends over the course of five days, usually between October and November, according to the Vedic calendar. The festival is recognized in many countries with Indian presence, beyond India like Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Nepal, Mauritius, Malaysia, Singapore, and others. For Hindus it is one of the most important festival, celebrated mainly in the family. In Malaysia and Singapore is as important as perhaps the best known Thaipusam.

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Bengali Cuisine

October 17, 2014 Kalyan Panja 1 Comments

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Bengali cuisine is mostly based on rice, vegetables, fish and meat, especially chicken. Each dish is usually enriched with spices, especially curry. The national dish is rice with dal seasoned with spices more varied; good also fried potato with meat and vegetables, the paturi, done in various ways, and different curries especially the labra and chorchori.

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Indian Museum Kolkata

October 11, 2014 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments

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Indian Museum tells the story of India with rare objects with a very rich collection of artifacts, which you will find in rooms with different gemstone archaeology, paintings, stuffed animals, sculptures and remains a place to visit when you come to the Kolkata. Indian Museum is one of the oldest museums in the world. Its establishment dates back to 1814 and was the work of the Danish botanist Nathaniel Wallich.

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Marble Palace Kolkata

October 10, 2014 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments


Marble Palace is a palladian style mansion built in 1835 by Raja Rajendra Mullick, a wealthy merchant avid collector of works of art, whose descendants own the rights of ownership. Constitutes one of the major tourist attractions of the city and is the best preserved and most elegant residence in the Calcutta of the nineteenth century.

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nature

Butterfly Kiss

October 09, 2014 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments

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The butterfly is an insect that, like moths. The distinction between butterflies and moths does not answer a scientific classification taxonomy, but derives from common usage. Based on this distinction, popular, some authors in the past have suggested a distinction between butterflies, which correspond to the modern classification and moths. Today this distinction, however, is not scientifically accepted.

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Feast of Grandparents Day

October 08, 2014 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments

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The Feast of the grandparents is a recurrence calendar, as a time to celebrate the important role played by grandparents within families and society in general. The task of promoting initiatives to enhance the role of grandparents, at that date, it is by law to Regions, Provinces and Municipalities. The Grandparents Day was introduced in the United States in 1978 during the presidency of Jimmy Carter on the proposal of Marian McQuade, a housewife of West Virginia, the mother of fifteen children and grandmother of forty grandchildren.

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birds,

Babui Pakhi: Weaver Bird

October 06, 2014 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments


The weaver birds are a family of small birds, passerines, which are characterized by bright colors and habit of building nests of large and complex structure. Birds are passerines of small to medium sized 11-24 cm long, with a beak short and stout. In most species there is a marked sexual dimorphism males have liveries in very bright colors while females have a rather resigned.

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festivals

Durga Baran

October 04, 2014 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments

Durga Baran dala

Durga Baran is done by the married bengali ladies and they bid goodbye to the goddess with sindur and sweets. For the last time, the married women pray to Devi Durga and perform various rituals. They do aarti, place paan leaves on the deity’s hand, place sweets on the deity’s mouth and wipe her eyes as one of the loved ones departs from the family.

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Durga Visarjan

October 04, 2014 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments

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Durga Visarjan is marked by immersing effigies of the Goddess Durga in water. Also called Nimajjan, it is the concluding event in the tenth day of the Durga Puja. Durga is a divine figure, feminine and maternal, the object of worship in different religions and even outside of Hinduism itself eg. religion of the Sikhs is considered to be the consort of Shiva and is one with Kali as such had bestowed even human sacrifice. In Tantrism śivaitico is the primordial cosmic power of the feminine nature, combined with Shiva conceived as masculine principle.

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Maddox Square Durga Puja

October 03, 2014 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments


Maddox Square hosts one of the most famous Durga Pujas in Kolkata which for five glorious days became Calcutta trendy fashionable hotspot. It is one of the first sculptural representations of the myth of Durga Mahishasura Mardini, delicate and dramatic style is narrated the duel on which depends the fate of the world, but Durga is graceful and serene; to understand why it is so represented must go back to the story of its origins.

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Dhaaki Durga Puja

October 03, 2014 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments

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Dhakis are traditional drummers who play the dhak during Durga Puja. In combat, during which the demon takes many forms including that of a buffalo, the Goddess decapitates the demon with his sword. For this reason it is often called Mahishasuramardini, the one who defeated the demon Mahisha.

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Sindoor Khela Durga Puja

October 03, 2014 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments


Sindoor Khela. Durga Puja sequence dedicate this to all the creative women, strong and sensitive that they can always embody the most of the energy of the Goddess. Durgā , from the Sanskrit the inaccessible is depicted as a Goddess who rides a lion or a tiger. According to the Markandeya purana Durga was created as a warrior goddess to fight the demon Mahishasura and due to intense prayers to Brahma, Mahishasura had the grace not to be defeated by any man or demigod. In virtue of this power, attacked the Devas, the Gods, who defeated always including the Trimurti Shiva, Brahma, Vishnu.

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Dhunuchi Naach Durga Puja

October 02, 2014 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments

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In the evenings, an elaborate aarti is performed. After the aarti, men and women perform Dhunuchi Naach before the Goddess Durga. Shakti In the mythology of Hinduism, energy or active power of a god, personified in his wife and elevated itself to the level of divinity. In the West, the spiritual current of Sakta, which attaches particular importance to Ś is said śakti. Although the term is often extended to particular schools of thought within Buddhism and Vishnuism it designates properly a particular branch of śhivaism.

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Kumari Puja Belur Math Kolkata

October 02, 2014 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments

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Kumari Puja, manifestation during Durga Puja. On a decorated chair she is made to sit before the goddess and a flower from the Devi's hand is placed in her hand. Placed before her are flowers, bel wood apple leaves, incense sticks, lamps, naivedyam and other things required for puja. At the Ramakrishna Mission, the typical guru is a sannyasin and Hindus belonging to the order designated by the parent to Belur Math.

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Maha Saptami

October 02, 2014 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments


Mahasaptami, Pran Prathishta, Kolabou, Bodhan are the most important rituals performed on the day. Durga, Goddess of India, also known under other names Devī, Uma, Parvati, Kali, etc. Her mythological representation resulting from the merger of several gods more or less similar, and his character is extremely complex, oscillating between terror and mercy, and that you want to see the survival of distinctive notes of two of the mythical figures from which it resulted formed, one of the goddess of fire and the other of the mountains.

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Kola Bou Snan Durga Puja

October 01, 2014 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments


A group of women who look to the rituals of Kolabou approaching the ghats of Ganga. The ritual is carried out on the Ghats of the river. The Kolabau is shown in a procession and placed close to Lord Ganesha in Durga Puja Pandal. The Hindu deity Durga is one of the most important and impressive. Is said to be able to defeat the demons, ignorance and enlighten the human mind. According to the doctrine of Hindu goddesses are all ultimately one goddess or Devi, but it appears in many forms with different names.

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Bagbazar Sarbojanin Durgotsav

September 29, 2014 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments

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Bagbazar Sarbojanin is one of the oldest Durga Pujas in Kolkata, having been in existence for around 100 years. With an emphasis on tradition and culture, it always attracts the crowds with its strikingly beautiful idol of Goddess Durga. Generally it refers to Parvati, the consort or wife of Shiva, the incarnation of the Goddess Mother. The use of the female deity understood as a mother is very old.

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Santosh Mitra Square Sarbojanin Durgotsav

September 28, 2014 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments


In the central hub of the city Santosh Mitra square lebutala park has become quite famous in the recent times. According to the story found in the Devi Mahatmya in the Markandeya Purana, it was created as a valiant goddess to fight an asura, a force inhuman demon called Mahishasur who had established a reign of terror on earth, in heaven and in other worlds. There was no place where this demon could be destroyed, no one was able to do it, it man it god.

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Ekdalia Evergreen Club Durga Puja

September 27, 2014 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments


The Ekdalia Evergreen Puja Committee was established in the year 1943, one of the earliest and heavyweight Durga puja in south Kolkata. Then Mahishasur piecing 'taking again the form of a buffalo. The patient goddess was always more angry, drank the divine wine from a cup she smiled and said to Mahishasur in a colorful tone.

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Mohammad Ali Park Durga Puja

September 26, 2014 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments


One of the most popular puja of Kolkata, Mohammad Ali Park, famous for large and beautiful earthen idol, which is made by Ramesh Paul. Durga, Mahamaya or Chandi call with any of these names, it remains the invincible Shakti. The Divine Mother Durga, who is the consort of Lord Shiva, the Destroyer of the Universe.

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College Square Sarbojanin Durga Puja

September 25, 2014 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments


Every year on the eve of Durga puja College Square creates nostalgia of college life, nostalgia of Adda in the Coffee House or Basanta Cabin. In Hinduism, Durga the inaccessible or the invincible, Mother Durga, one that can solve situations of utmost distress. Durga and a form of Devi, the supremely radiant goddess, depicted with ten hands, while riding a lion or a tiger, carries weapons and a lotus flower, maintaining a meditative smile, important are his mudra, symbolic gestures with his hands.

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Durga Puja Jharbati

September 24, 2014 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments

Chandelier jhar bati puja

Durga Puja Pandals are synonymous with beautiful chandeliers lighting the whole pandal. Technically, a chandelier is a lighting system suspended from the ceiling which may favor a more rational and wide light distribution, but their history and their light has much more charm than a mere technical description. 

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roads

AJC Bose Road Flyover

September 21, 2014 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments


The AJC Bose Road in Kolkata is a 3 km long flyover that connects park circus with race course and is one of the longest in India. With the flyover is usually designates the crossing of a railway line or road with a pathway to a different level. A cross placed at the same level of a railway with a road, a street or a square is on the contrary a level crossing.

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Rabindra Sarobar

March 05, 2014 Kalyan Panja 1 Comments


Rabindra Sarobar previously known as Dhakuria Lake that was created in the 1920s by excavation in a swampy area to provide soil for filling up the low lying areas is an artificial man-made lake in south Kolkata spread over 48 hectares with parks, gardens and walking alleys.

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Radha Ashtami

February 27, 2014 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments


Radha Ashtami, or Radhashtami, Radha's birthday is celebrated on the eighth day of the Shukla Paksha, during the waxing moon in the month of Bhadrapada August or September. In Brihad Gautamiya Tantra, Radharani is described as the direct counterpart of Lord Krishna, the primeval power of the Lord. The love of Radha Krishna is the symbol of the union of two souls, infinite and unconditional. Radha is the hladini shakti of Krishna.

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heritage

National Library of India

February 12, 2014 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments


National Library, the largest library in the Indian Union. The hefty neo Renaissance National Library of India established in 1836 at Belvedere, near Alipore, once the home of the Lieutenant Governors of Bengal is the largest repository of print resources in India by volume Built in Italian renaissance style. The building that houses the library was the official residence of the Governor of Bengal in the colonial era.

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places

Kolkata Chinatown

February 10, 2014 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments


There is a Chinatown in Tangra, Kolkata, where you can taste the dishes of Hakka cuisine adapted to the Bengali taste. Its the most authentic Chinese cuisine and true to tradition, but it is very tasty. Located between Park Circus and the fine area of Salt lake City, the district of Tangra is often referred to as the new Chinatown of Kolkata. Abound, in fact, shops and restaurants run by Chinese, made ​​quite unusual for an Indian city.

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stadiums

Eden Gardens

February 10, 2014 Kalyan Panja 1 Comments


Eden Gardens have been carried out in 1840 named after the sisters of Lord Auckland, the former governor general. Sports enthusiasts can try their hand with the understanding of a game of cricket the national sport, is played at the stadium, in turn housed within the Eden Gardens, where there is also the Burmese pagoda. If you are fond of cricket you can not miss a visit to Eden Gardens, the second cricket stadium in the world after the Melbourne Cricket Ground in Australia.

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transport

Kolkata Cabs

February 09, 2014 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments


Generally, the ubiquitous quintessential yellow ambassador models manufactured by Hindustan Motors are used for taxis that greets almost every visitor in Kolkata, but these days Maruti vans, Indicas and Maruti Zens are also running on the streets of Kolkata as taxis and cabs.

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nature

East Kolkata Wetlands

January 31, 2014 Kalyan Panja 1 Comments


The East Kolkata Wetlands, spread over 12500 hectare on the eastern fringes of the city, one of the largest systems of wastewater agriculture in the world, comprise a large number of sewage fed water bodies are a complex of natural and human-made wetlands form a part of the extensive inter-distributary water networks of the Ganges where 250 million gallons of urban sewage flows into shallow ponds.

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cuisine,

Kheer: Rice Pudding

January 28, 2014 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments


The Kheer is a traditional delicious, easy to digest dessert made ​​of rice cooked in milk and flavored with spices and dry fruits like cardamom and pistachios which works great as a comfort food for rainy evenings. The Kheer is a typical dessert from India resembling the popular English rice pudding. Delicate and very fragrant, it is also suitable for closing a dinner and is very easy to prepare at home. For a low calorie version of Kheer just put less sugar or just avoid it, why not adding maybe just a little honey towards the end, the rest is really a sweet and nutritious for anything heavy.

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fashion

Kolkata Fashion Week

January 23, 2014 Kalyan Panja 1 Comments


The Kolkata fashion week is a fashion event, lasting approximately one week, which allows fashion designers and the fashion houses to present their latest collections and the public to realize what are the latest trends.

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landmarks

Rabindra Sadan

January 21, 2014 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments


Rabindra Sadan is a cultural centre and theatre in Kolkata where live dance or drama performance or cultural programmes and exhibition are held regularly. Rabindranath Tagore, sometimes called also the title of Gurudev, is the Anglicized name of Rabindranath Thákhur. He exercised an enormous fascination on the Western world, who rewarded him with the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1913.

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buildings

The Statesman

January 20, 2014 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments


Established in 1875, The Statesman House located in intersection of Nehru Road and Esplanade Row East at Chowringhee Square, built in the Victorian or Edwardian style is the oldest extant English language daily newspaper in Kolkata published simultaneously in Kolkata, New Delhi, Siliguri and Bhubaneshwar.

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Nalban Boating

January 17, 2014 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments


Nalban the 400 acre serene natural endless expanse of emerald water of Boating Complex a new lakeside attraction of Calcutta in Salt Lake, just 12 Km away from Central Kolkata, is one of the finest picnic spot in the city that gives you an opportunity to experience the beauty of nature to spend me time.

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markets

Mallickghat Flower Market

January 15, 2014 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments


The flower market in Mullickghat, under the old Howrah Bridge, is one of the most famous. It is a special place, whose frenetic activity is continuous, day and night, between an unimaginable crowd, tons of garlands of flowers.

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