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Durga idol standing at 100 feet topples in Guwahati storm

Sculpture was slated to be world’s tallest bamboo sculpture, beating 83-ft for a fibre-and-iron sculpture of Durga in Kolkata last year.

18 Sep 2017 10:32 AM

West Bengal plans muslin tourism circuit in Burdwan, Murshidabad

The board to also consider including Baluchar in Murshidabad in the circuit.

18 Sep 2017 5:39 AM

Old barowari pujas of North Kolkata turning to theme puja

In their 80th year, Kashi Bose Lane Durga Puja Committee in north Kolkata has themed its puja on ‘How music resonates in our lives and surroundings.”

18 Sep 2017 5:28 AM

Interactive music platform for revellers this Puja

The ‘Mix the City’ kiosk will also be set up at the puja in Ealing.

17 Sep 2017 1:52 AM

Market Durga Puja like Rio Carnival, says Leander Paes

They were all missing Kolkata and were desperate to come back here just for a few days,” the 18-time Grand Slam winner said at a promotional event.

15 Sep 2017 7:03 AM


Sex workers to wear chef’s cap this Durga Puja

Samarjit Jana, an official of Durbar, told PTI that the training of the sex workers will begin from Monday.

04 Sep 2017 2:29 AM

Sex workers to wear chef's cap this Durga Puja

They will be trained by the fisheries department in West Bengal.

03 Sep 2017 1:20 PM

Durga Puja to go digital, best committees will be awarded

Divided into three parts, the judging category comprises Best Digital Impact Award, Jury Choice Awards and Peoples’ Choice Award.

01 Sep 2017 4:05 AM

Uncertainty over Puja celebrations in Darjeeling

The Durga Puja, the biggest festival of Bengal, is scheduled from September 26-30.

28 Aug 2017 5:05 AM

Potters in West Bengal hit after GST

According to the potters, the cost of clay and bamboo, required for making internal structure of idols, too has gone up.

03 Aug 2017 6:03 AM


Srijit Mukherjee to make more films for children

The film cast youngster Aryann Bhowmik who was introduced by Srijit in Mishwar Rahasya.

24 Jul 2017 4:02 AM

Here for all, we are united, says Mamata Banerjee

I know the atmosphere of intolerance has given this country much pain. But we do not think that way, says Mamata Banerjee.

27 Jun 2017 4:47 AM

Jute Durga idol makes it to museum

Idol was created to spread awareness about dying jute industry.

18 Jun 2017 3:31 AM

Not opposed to any faith, says Mohan Bhagwat

The statements from Bhagwat came in the backdrop of communal disturbances in various parts of West Bengal.

15 Jan 2017 1:10 AM

Woman commits suicide after threats from rape accused

The 22-year-old consumed pesticide at her Vidyanagar home.

27 Dec 2016 3:03 AM