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Why Dilli remains door for Mamatadi

'The numbers have been scaled down for the Trinamool Congress. Today, the upper number seems to be 30, with 25 seats being the realistic option.' 'The Trinamool Congress may still be the largest......

Controversy over 'darshan' in Sri Jagannath temple

Top government officials on Saturday visited the Sri Jagannath temple in Odisha following a controversy between the temple administration and servitors of the shrine over 'darshan' of the deities.......

Kalighat temple entry: SC stays HC ban

The Supreme Court on Monday stayed the Calcutta high court order which had banned the entry of devotees into the sanctum sanctorum of the famed Kalighat temple in Kolkata. A bench of justices......

Mamata, the 'slumdog politician', comes of age

Very few events can teach you as much about contemporary India as the Indian election. Like, in Gujarat if Chief Minister Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party wins much more seats than what it......

Bird found dead, panic in Kolkata

Birds were found dead in southern and eastern parts of Kolkata on Friday, triggering panic among residents even as culling operations in bird flu-hit areas of Birbhum and South Dinajpur districts......

PHOTOS: Kolkata iconic trams are slowly fading out

It was quarter to nine on a cold December evening at the Kalighat tram depot in south Kolkata. A row of tramcars stood like ghosts under an iron shed. At the corner of one coach an elderly man......

Puja? It's now Durga Inc.

This column once suggested that Durga Puja, which will burst upon us on Monday with the resonance of Mahalaya chanting, should be showcased for tourists. That is beginning to happen in a small way......

Kumar Birla to get Kesoram Industries

Basant Kumar Birla, chairman of the Rs 8,000-crore (Rs 80 billion)BK Birla group, has altered his succession plan and at the hub of the change is the Rs 2,500-crore (Rs 25 billion)diversified......

Protests over WB Tata unit disrupt traffic

Road and rail traffic in Kolkata and surrounding areas was thrown out of gear on Tuesday morning following an hour-long blockade by the Trinamool Congress to protest the 'forcible' acquisition of......

Senior Birla's wall of fame for children

When AV Birla group Chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla moves into his new home on Altamount Road in Mumbai in the next few months, he will have over 800 old and contemporary Indian paintings to choose......

Md Sporting make Durand Cup semis

A new-look Mohammedan Sporting have begun their season in style as they beat another Kolkata outfit Kalighat Milaan Sangha 3-1 to reach the semi-final of the 126th Durand Cup Football tournament in......

Tendulkar's farewell series: Carnival starts in Kolkata

The 'Sachin Tendulkar Carnival' is all set to hit Kolkata with the CAB, organisers of his penultimate Test match, chalking out an elaborate list of plans to felicitate the legend as he prepares to......

Federation Cup: Dempo in semi-finals

I-League champions Dempo stormed into the semi-finals, while East Bengal and Sporting Clube de Goa registered hard-fought wins to stay in contention in the 34th Federation Cup. Nigerian recruit......

Federation Cup: Salgaocar defeats United Sikkim 3-0

Defending champions Salgaocar notched their second successive win, blanking United Sikkim 3-0 to brighten their semi-final chances in the 34th Federation Cup on Saturday. In other matches of the......

Tendulkar visits Kali temple to seek blessings

One short of his 100th international century, Sachin Tendulkar, on Sunday, sought divine blessings when he visited Kali Temple at Kalighat while his fans organised havans to wish him luck. Local......

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Shikha Aggarwal
Q. kul kitni shaktipeeth hai?
Shikha Aggarwal:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/kul-kitni-shaktipeeth-hai/25166612/answers/

Shikha Aggarwal
Q. Which are the famous religious places in Kolkata, India?
Shikha Aggarwal:  A. Kalighat Temple, Dakshineswar, Belurmath, Iscon Temple, Cathedral Church more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-are-the-famous-religious-places-in-kolkata-india/25166612/answers/18026365

QnA Quiz
Q. What are the sight-seeing places in and around Kolkata, India?
QnA Quiz:  A. Victoria Memorial, Indian Museum, Kalighat Temple, Botanical Garden, Sunderbans, Digha Sea Beach etc. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-are-the-sight-seeing-places-in-and-around-kolkata-india/18026364/answers/18026212

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Q. Which is the airport and / or train station nearest to south calcutta? How can I reach it?
QnA Quiz:  A. If you take Sealdah as the center railway station in kolkata , trains leaving sealdah towords south Kolkata are Ballygunge. kalighat, Tollygunage,...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-is-the-airport-and--or-train-station-nearest-to-south-/18026211/answers/18009889

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Q. What medium is used in the Kalighat style of painting from West Bengal?
QnA Quiz:  A. wiki says - Kalighat painting originated in the 19th century Bengal, in the vicinity of Kalighat Kali Temple, Kalighat, Kolkata, India, and from...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-medium-is-used-in-the-kalighat-style-of-painting-from-w/18009331/answers/16981709

  Web results for Kolkata Kalighat
Mysore Resident found dead in Kolkata Hotel

A Mysore resident, identified as Laxmi Narayan Rao, was found dead in a city hotel this morning. Police said the deceased after checking in at the... ...

http://www.netindia123.com/netindia/showdetails.asp?id=2423322&n_date=20140712&cat=India
Chinkara filming case

Aamir Khan Summary Gujarat High Court recently adjourned the hearing on a plea filed by actor-producer Aamir Khan and four others in a case of... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/entertainment/screen/chinkara-filming-case/
An exclusive edifice

When social scientist and thinker Prof. Ashish Nandy visited Arts Acre, painter Shuvaprasanna's long cherished dream of creating a museum of Bengal... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/features/friday-review/art/an-exclusive-edifice/article6173385.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
KMC to take up 'clean Kolkata' project ahead of civic body polls

KOLKATA: With barely 10 months left for the crucial Kolkata Municipal Corporation elections, the Trinamool Congress run civic board is now looking... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kolkata/KMC-to-take-up-clean-Kolkata-project-ahead-of-civic-body-polls/articleshow/37693760.cms
Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan hurt in car accident

On Monday (June 30), Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt's car met with an accident in Ahmedabad during their multi-city tour to promote their next film... ...

http://www.hindustantimes.com/entertainment/bollywood/alia-bhatt-varun-dhawan-hurt-in-car-accident/article1-1236175.aspx?htsw0023

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