Tag: City of joy

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  • Double-decker buses to return to the City of Joy

    Double-decker buses to return to the City of Joy

    After a gap of more than 10 to 12 years the state government has decided to bring back double decker buses in the city roads from this March.

    February 23, 2020
  • Back where it began

    Back where it began

    Boasting performances by maestros, a couple of classical soirees lit up Kolkata’s cultural firmament recently.

    May 19, 2018
  • Pohela Boishakh 2018: Greet the new year with authentic Bengali flavour at these eateries

    Pohela Boishakh 2018: Greet the new year with authentic Bengali flavour at these eateries

    With  Pohela Boishakh just a day away every Probashi Bangali would surely experience a trip of nostalgia.  

    April 14, 2018
  • What’s in a name?

    What’s in a name?

    ‘Kolkata te sab kothate dekhchi bharibhul/ kiba kori ghuremori, naiki narakul/ Naiko hati naiko bagan,hatibagan bole/ r badur bagan ete dekhiba durnahi jhole” (Every name in Kolkata seems to be wrong, There is neither elephants nor garden yet the area is called Hatibagan) goes Dadathakur’s acclaimed song on the city. Kolkata as a city is …

    February 10, 2018
  • Get high on juice

    Get high on juice

    The first outlet of Drunken Monkey in Kolkata promises unadulterated joy with their wholesome blends.

    November 26, 2017
  • Delicacies galore

    Delicacies galore

    Kolkata, during Durga Puja, offers myriad varieties of lip-smacking dishes.

    September 21, 2017
  • Where the streets are full of life

    Where the streets are full of life

    As the sun showed its face, and the shop shutters were up, the streets came into life. Babulal, the chaiwallahwas already bent over his ritual, sitting beside the radio in a basic stall. From the cauldron of bubbling tea he poured out tiny, hot cupfuls, and then carefully returned the contents of each one into …

    August 25, 2017
  • Around the City of Joy

    Around the City of Joy

    They say beauty lies in the eyes of the beholder but when you visit West Bengal, beauty is everywhere. From Tagore’s writings to Netaji’s courage and determination, Bengal is an epitome of glorious history and rich culture. The capital of the state got renamed to Kolkata from Calcutta but what remained the same is the …

    February 22, 2017
  • Around the City of Joy

    Around the City of Joy

    They say beauty lies in the eyes of the beholder but when you visit West Bengal, beauty is everywhere. From Tagore’s writings to Netaji’s courage and determination, Bengal is an epitome of glorious history and rich culture. The capital of the state got renamed to Kolkata from Calcutta but what remained the same is the …

    February 22, 2017
  • Around the City of Joy

    Around the City of Joy

    They say beauty lies in the eyes of the beholder but when you visit West Bengal, beauty is everywhere. From Tagore’s writings to Netaji’s courage and determination, Bengal is an epitome of glorious history and rich culture. The capital of the state got renamed to Kolkata from Calcutta but what remained the same is the …

    February 22, 2017
  • Rishi Kapoor advocates creating two time zones in India

    Rishi Kapoor advocates creating two time zones in India

    Veteran Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor today advocated creating two different time zones for the country at a literary meet in the 'City of Joy'. The heartthrob of the 70s-80s Hindi cinema, who was here to attend Tata Steel Kolkata Literary Meet, was visibly displeased as dusk descended during a conversation on his autobiography 'Khullam Khulla: …

    January 29, 2017