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10 Indian Prawn Dishes That Are A Must Try

Prawns, believed to be the most popular exceptional seafood, are celebrated as the hero ingredient in many regions of India. Fry it, steam it, lather it in rich gravies(coconut or any other), serve it with heads on or de-shell them completely, it is hard for

Alcohol: An Enigma

Most of us are aware of the disadvantages or rather the harmful effects of alcohol consumption. When we allow someone to consume alcohol we ask him to keep the amount moderate. It sounds like a two-way message! Well, drinking alcohol may offer some health benefits,

Supriya Devi – The Ever-Popular Bengali

Veteran Bengali film actor and Padma Shri awardee, Supriya Choudhury (Devi) passed away at her South Kolkata residence on Friday ( January 26, 2018) following a massive heart attack. She was 85. Supriya Devi is survived by her daughter Soma, from her marriage to Bishwanath

10 Incredible Facts About Jagannath Temple, Puri

The name of Puri certainly has a high recall value across the world for being the land of Lord Jagannath which is famous for its annual Rath Yatra. Being one of the four great ‘Char Dham’  pilgrimage sites, the Jagannath Temple, Puri, is an important Hindu

8 Indian Art Forms That Have Survived Generations

India is a land of rich cultural heritage and a home to a variety of art forms. Being culturally diverse and distinct, a variety of art forms have evolved over the years. Passed down from one generation to another, Indian art forms are still alive

IIT Bombay Students Go On Indefinite Hunger Strike

On July 4, around 150 students of the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay went on an indefinite relay hunger strike to protest against a hike in fees. The agitation began on July 3 (Monday), with a march on the campus. This is the second protest initiated

GST Leading To Increase In Demand Of B.Com Grads

B.Com is considered as the entry level degree for accounting and finance related jobs. Usually, there is an oversupply of such graduates and only a few of them (around top 5-10%) find good jobs. Whereas, the rest have to go either for specialized trainings or higher

Spooky Kolkata House Turns Into A Shooting Locale!

233/A/4, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Road, Kolkata-700092 – sounds familiar? Yes! this place was the scene of Kolkata’s most bizarre tragedy in recent memory- 3 Robinson Street. Now, it is the city’s newest shooting locale. The house has already hosted the shooting of a music video and

Nostalgia Of Kolkata: The Indian Coffee House

Staircases with the graphic art walls full of posters and slogans, hefty wooden doors that have passed the test of time and a smoke trapped rendezvous of gala cacophony give way to the brew of nostalgia. 15, Bankim Chatterjee Street, Kolkata-73 –is the official and

PM’s Mentor, Swami Atmasthananda Maharaj Expires at 98

Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission, Belur Math fifteenth President, Swami Atmasthananda Maharaj (98) passed away at Kolkata’s Ramakrishna Mission Seva Pratishthan on Sunday (18th June, 2016) evening after a prolonged illness. The 98 -year -old Swamiji had been undergoing treatment for age- related ailment since February, 2015.

Prinsep Ghat-The Beauty of Kolkata

As autumn leaves fall, winter is round the corner knocking at our doors and as the cool winds start to blow, out comes the Kolkatan’s picnic baskets, mats, badminton rackets and flasks of hot steaming cha. Picnics, winters and residents of Kolkata are synonymous with

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