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  • Kolkata’s Armenians live life to the fullest

    Kolkata’s Armenians live life to the fullest

    Even before the British, the Armenians arrived in Bengal to escape the organized persecution of their ethnic group under the Ottoman Empire. Torn by conflict, the Armenians were devout followers of the Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Church (in pix). With a penchant for entrepreneurship, the community prospered in Calcutta.

    August 4, 2021
  • Biden terms mass killings against Armenians as ‘genocide’, becomes first Armenian President to do so

    Biden terms mass killings against Armenians as ‘genocide’, becomes first Armenian President to do so

    Biden said in a statement issued by the White House that "the American people honor all those Armenians who perished in the genocide that began 106 years ago today."

    April 25, 2021
  • Glorious diversity

    Glorious diversity

    No other Indian city, not even Mumbai is as diverse as Kolkata and when scholars and historians look at India which is a mosaic of cultural combinations and ethnic permutations, the conclusions are bound to differ as well as contradict each others’ feelings. “Jerusalem of the East” as it is affectionately referred, Kolkata has been …

    December 31, 2017