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'Kiss of Love' protest spreads to Kolkata

The City of Joy witnessed its own Kochi-style 'Kiss of Love' movement by students of two universities to protest moral policing and promote gender sensitisation. Alleging the 'rise of religious......

Mamata's red rage for change and progress faces skepticism

City of Joy singing blues as Didi celebrates one year in office at Writers' Building. Ishita Ayan Dutt reports When United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton praised Mamata Banerjee......

2010: Delhi's year of agony and joy

Giving the city a world-class look and enhancing infrastructure ahead of the Commonwealth Games became the top priority of the Delhi government in 2010 while dwindling revenue and unprecedented......

Dominique Lapierre's village of joy

Author Dominique Lapierre drove a horse carriage to Parbakshi in Howrah district, 50 km southeast from the City of Joy, he made so famous in his novel. He was accompanied by his wife, also named......

Kolkata Book Fair opens for the 30th year

The 30th Kolkata Book Fair got underway in the City of Joy on the Republic Day at the city's Maidan. The fair, which records 13 to 14 lakh visitors every year, will be on till February 6.This year,......

Kolkata: Most expensive city for travellers

Kolkata, better known as the City of Joy, has been ranked as the most expensive destination for travellers, followed by Mumbai and New Delhi, according to a survey. The 'City of Joy' took the top......

Global brands in the city of joy

The retail revolution in Kolkata is gearing up to house some of the biggest, most globally renowned brands.If a retail revolution is sweeping India, it has touched Kolkata too. The city may have......

International airlines wing into Kolkata

International carriers are rushing to Job Charnock's City of Joy. Air-India is adding three new frequencies on the Kolkata-London sector this summer.Singapore Airlines and Gulf Air are planning to......

The City of Joy gets hi-tech

For decades, the very mention of Kolkata conjured up images of unwhitewashed buildings or of colonial-era creations like the majestic Howrah Bridge or the stately Victoria Memorial.Anyone who'd......

Even the 'City of Joy' is shining

India is shining, not just in Bangalore, Delhi and the election propaganda of the ruling party but in Kolkata too, written off till now as a place that not just refuses to change but makes a virtue......

'Shabana Azmi goes Hollywood

Whether it is speaking atfeminist political forums or working inRoland Joffe's The City Of Joy and John Schlesinger's Madama Sousatzka, Shabana Azmi has always been an international figure.The......

Vivek makes Hollywood debut

Ayear after announcing The Invaders,director (The Killing Fields, The Mission, City of Joy) Roland Joffe has cast Vivek Oberoi asUdaji, the film's hero. Oberoi isthe first Indian actor to sign the......

'I'm not related to Narendra Modi!'

From the hilariously funny Harold and Kumar series, Kal Penn moves on to the more serious Bhopal: A Prayer For Rain, his first Hindi film. On the 30th anniversary of the Bhopal gas tragedy,......

Classic Revisited: Aamir Khan's coming-of-age in Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar

Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar masterfully weaves a compelling human story, says Sukanya Verma. I have fond memories of an ice cream parlour I frequented every weekend as a kid. It wasn’t fancy......

Supreme Court lifts ban on female make-up artists

A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: In a landmark decision on Monday, November 10, the Supreme Court allowed women to work as make-up artists in the Indian film......

Screams of joy in Tokyo as city awarded 2020 Games

Tokyo celebrated after being awarded the 2020 Olympic Games on Sunday, with a huge roar arising from thousands gathered in a park in the early hours of a grey, humid morning and people embracing on......

Katrina, Deepika, SRK spice up IPL opening ceremony

The 'City of Joy' opened its heart to the cricket world as a dazzling Bollywood-style opening ceremony kicked-off the sixth edition of the Indian Premier League in Kolkata on Tuesday night,......

Ronaldo seals last-minute win for Real; joy for PSG, Malaga

Real Madrid fashioned a stunning comeback to beat Manchester City 3-2 in a classic Champions League match with a last-gasp Cristiano Ronaldo strike in their Group D opener on Tuesday. There were......

Sachin adds to Sunfeast feast setting

As if the divas of world tennis that will feature at the Sunfeast Open 2007 were not enough to set the city of joy's cup brimming over, the veritable god of world cricket Sachin Tendulkar will be......

Heroes welcome for ISL champions Atletico de Kolkata

Players of Atletico De Kolkata football team alongwith with their co-owners, Sourav Ganguly, Sanjiv Goenka. Photograph: PTI Christmas came early to the 'City of Joy' as the inaugural Indian Super......
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Ashok Sawlani
Q. Did God created women's for support or for comfort
Ashok Sawlani:  A.  more

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ashok sharma
Q. ......world house sparrow day today.....house sparrows are now a disappearing species.....do u wish to see and hear this tiny creature's joyful tweet throughout the day once again???
Ashok Sharma:  A. Yes and no. ', Catholics believe that God transcends the human distinction between the sexes. God transcends gender and can be referred to as He or...... more

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neha yadav
Q. why Bengal is known as city of joy
Neha Yadav:  A. Yes itz disappearing especially in city, but this year there were plenty at our place. They are very sensitive to environmental impacts and...... more

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sigma
Q. What is the back ground of Muharram ?
Sigma:  A. No Kolkatta was known as city of joy earlier but now a days it is no more more

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Q. Which Indian city was famous for its "black hole"?
PSA:  A. Muharram is observed in the memory of bravery of Prophet Mohammed's grandson, Imam Hussain, who was killed in the Battle of Karbala. Muharram...... more

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  Web results for City Of Joy
For Some, the Festivities Were Low-key

While the City soaked in Christmas joy, for some, however, it was a bit sober. Bengaluru is home to a large number of Christians from North East... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/bengaluru/For-Some-the-Festivities-Were-Low-key/2014/12/26/article2589122.ece
Bada Din mood grips all

It's the day the world celebrates the birthday of a baby who grew up to teach humanity the meaning of empathy and sacrifice. And, Jamshedpur joined... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1141226/jsp/jharkhand/story_19260068.jsp
After PM Modi nominates them dabbawallahs to begin cleanup drive at Lower Parel station

A wave of joy spread among the dabbawallahs in the city, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday nominated the world-famous lot among nine... ...

http://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/mumbai/after-pm-modi-nominates-them-dabbawallahs-to-begin-clean-up-drive-at-lower-parel-station/article1-1300430.aspx
Pope condemns religious persecution in Christmas address

orld's 1.2 billion Catholics and millions of others. Speaking to a packed crowd outside Saint Peter's Basilica, the popular Argentine pontiff also... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/pope-condemns-religious-persecution-in-christmas-address-114122600027_1.html
Indian monkey revives knocked fellow

MUMBAI: A monkey in India has reanimated an almost dead friend by knocking him and dropping him in water. A video of the monkey's splendid job... ...

http://www.kashmirobserver.net/news/regional-news/indian-monkey-revives-knocked-fellow

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