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From traditional English tearoom to present era’s coffee shop, there’s a coffee shop for everyone in Kolkata. The cafes in Kolkata will ask you coming back for more. There are…
In Bengal, dacoits(‘dakat’ in Bengali) established many temples of Goddess Kali which are better known as Dakat Kali Temples. Hundreds of years ago, when Zamindars and Jotdars used to rule…
Kali-Puja is the second biggest festival in kolkata and heralds the Diwali festivities. Generally Kali-Puja is celebrated two weeks after vijaya dashami. When the Durga-Puja Pandals in kolkata are pulled…
If you have been to Kolkata during Durga Puja, you must have figured out why it is called the 'city of joy'? During the four days, the puja fever grips…
Kolkata is recognized as a vibrant and colorful city of Joy. But when it depicts the story of bonding between China with it, this sounds little surprising. Isn't it? Well,…
Bengal is a reflection of something sweet, classy and cultural. It represents rosogolla, trams, phuchka, Durga Puja, maccher jhol, Rabindranath Tagore, Nazrul, complete festivity madness and so many bong things.…
Bipadtarini Chandi Bari of Rajpur, formerly known as “Mayer Bari” in the locality is a Kali temple opposed to the practice of promotion followed by its founder. Baba Dulal, born…
Kalighat has always drawn innumerable pilgrims for holding the status of one of the fifty one shaktipeeths. Hindu mythological texts say, Sati , the daughter of king Daksha married Lord…
Talking about Bengal, and not talking about sarees? No, that’s hardly possible. Bengalee women are extremely fond of a warm tête-à-tête regarding various trending sarees, but, they still are rooted…
Each and every tea lover in our country wants to testify to an unmatched as well as the ultimate satisfaction of only sipping on the hot cup of Chai. Without…
The year 1920. A sanyasi, covered in ashes, appeared in Buckland Bund in Dhaka. For the next four months he sat on the street attracting attention because he was of…
Nowadays as our young generation love some heap and happening kinds of stuff always around them, nightlife or disco stand as an important thing as well. Basically, nightlife has become…
Hinduism has streamed one of the most ancient religious anecdotes of human civilisation. Thus, the rituals, the divine perceptions, the mythological significances behind the customs are bit unique for the…
There’s Halloween and here is Bhoot Chaturdashi! Halloween has gained an immense popularity worldwide. But people here in India celebrate the occasion of Bhoot Chaturdashi, the Indian Halloween, with their…
Are you a petuk bong? Yes Putuk Bong. To all Bengalees probably thats the usual term indicating habitual food lovers always offering signs of gluttony. If you are one then…
If you’re in Kolkata during Durga puja, and of course if you’re a Bong, you must be a shopaholic person! And as Durga puja is knocking at the door, shopping…
The rush has already begun. The 2017 Durga Puja is knocking the door. It is just a few days away. And we, especially Bengalis are absolutely excited about this festive…
The Oxford Dictionary defines 'ghost' as "an apparition of a dead person which appears to the living, typically as a nebulous image." Although most of us do not have a…
People often say that bongs are the real foodies. Okay then I'm telling you the reason. Kolkata is a heaven for foodies and especially for people with a sweet tooth.…
Hindu religion is all based on worshiping the God and Goddess. "Puja" (worshiping), "Uposh" (fast), "Bhog"/"Prasad" (leftover foods from the previous meal), We Bengalis are extremely fond of all these.…