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  1. Before the Lights Go Out: Ketaki Sheth on her latest exhibitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Indian Express

    To understand a vanishing culture, its colours and scents, it must be juxtaposed with the "present". In this selfie-obsessed age, therefore, photographer Ketaki Sheth's latest book and exhibition, both named Photo Studio , make a spirited defence of that which has, under the onslaught of the digital medium, been eased out of the spotlight.

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  2. Air pollution: NGT bans hot mix plants for road work in Kolkata, HowrahRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Indian Express

    The National Green Tribunal on Tuesday ordered the state government to ban the use of hot mix plants and burning fossil fuel for road construction in Kolkata and Howrah to curtail air pollution. It directed the urban local bodies to adopt more environment-friendly methods for the purpose.

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  3. Kolkata: Gandhi Bhavan to get - heritage structure' tag on October 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 22 | The Indian Express

    In the chaos that is Beliaghata, a colony that connects EM Bypass to the crowded Sealdah station in the West Bengal capital, the important Gandhi Bhavan is not easy to spot. This is where Mahatma Gandhi spent Independence eve to single-handedly broker peace between Hindus and Muslims during the riots following Direct Action Day.

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  4. A Tiger Without EnemiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | Outlook

    Hooghly district, West Bengal. Evening is descending over a large marshy lake that stretches from the edge of a cluster of villages for a few square kilometres to the opposite bank, overgrown in this rainy season with a coarse grass called hogla.

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  5. Bengal plans to offer support price to tech companiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | Newkerala.com

    Kolkata, Sep 18 : The West Bengal government is planning to provide "support price" to technology companies for setting up their facilities at the upcoming Silicon Valley Hub, an official said on Tuesday. "The state is planning to provide the support price to attract technology companies so that they can set up their units at an affordable cost in the proposed hub which will be built on 200 acres of land in New Town.

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  6. With A Formidable BJP, Is Mamata Worried About Hindu Votes?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | Outlook

    If religion was an issue in largely "secular" West Bengal, it was years of allegation against the ruling parties by Opposition that they are engaged in "appeasement" of a particular community. The All India Trinamool Congress party national spokesperson Derek O'Brien alleged last week that his party chief and West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee was prevented from taking part in an international religious conference in the United States.

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  7. Twenty Hours On, Fire At Kolkata Wholesale Hub Yet To Be DousedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | Outlook

    A massive fire early Sunday gutted the Bagree Market here housing nearly 1,000 business establishments, causing huge losses to traders ahead of the Durga puja festival. The blaze, which erupted around 2.30 am on the ground floor of the multi-storey building in the congested Canning Street, continues to rage on, the Director General of West Bengal Fire and Emergency Services, Jagmohan, said.

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  8. Still a Desi girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | The Telegraph

    Freida Pinto, currently promoting her film Love Sonia , says she is very much an Indian in spite of having done Hollywood films. "Why would I be in a film like Love Sonia if I couldn't speak Hindi?" she said.

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  9. Gavaskar: Virat still has a lot toLearn, lack of experience showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | The Telegraph

    Calcutta/New Delhi: Virat Kohli still has a "lot to learn" about captaincy in Test matches, feels former India captain Sunil Gavaskar. After the humiliating 1-4 defeat against England in the just-concluded five-Test series, the Little Master said: "He still has a lot to learn.

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  10. Marie Claire Celebrates the Female GazeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | Women's Wear Daily

    ... for her photojournalism, remembers one of her fashion shoots for Marie Claire for which she traveled to Calcutta, India. "I chose to frame the narrative like a 'roman photo'," she said, in reference to the European tradition of photo-novels. Her ...

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  11. Humanitarian Deepa Willingham Wins Santa Barbara U.N. Association Peace PrizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | Noozhawk

    ... Goleta Hilton Garden Inn, 6878 Hollister Ave. A naturalized U.S. citizen, Willingham was born and raised in Calcutta, India, where she received her primary and secondary education under the stewardship of Mother Teresa, who was her teacher. ...

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  12. Late Mohammedan comeback nearly end East Bengal's title hopesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | Newkerala.com

    Kolkata, Sep 11 : Mohammedan Sporting Club virtually buried defending champions East Bengal's title hopes in the ongoing Calcutta Premier Division 'A' league following a 2-1 win at the Salt Lake Stadium here on Tuesday. Mohammedan SC scored twice late in the second half through substitute Adjah Philip Tetteh to make Johnny Acosta's opener count for little.

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  13. Millions of people, mostly Muslims, suddenly excluded as citizens in northeastern IndiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | USA Today

    Authorities in a remote state of India have created a list of legal Indian residents that excludes millions of people, mostly Bengali-speaking Muslims. Millions of people, mostly Muslims, suddenly excluded as citizens in northeastern India Authorities in a remote state of India have created a list of legal Indian residents that excludes millions of people, mostly Bengali-speaking Muslims.

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  14. Spirit of revolution in tutor's missionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 27 | The Telegraph

    Basirhat: Subhash Chandra Kundu's speech is not what it used to be but his clarity is as sharp as ever, cutting through the din that invades the room from outside as he explains Fresnel's biprism experiment to a group of students seated around him on floor mats. We are at Kundu's Institute of Physics, a two-storey red landmark in Basirhat that shares its immediate surroundings with Priyo Cake Centre and Joydeber Hotel, two roadside shacks you won't find on Google Maps.

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  15. Asian School indoor rowing inaugurated in KolkataRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 9 | Newkerala.com

    Kolkata, Sep 9 : The first Asian School Indoor Rowing Championship was inaugurated here on Sunday with oldest rowing coach Ashok Chtterjee and former international oarsman Ashok Mehta lighting the sacred lamp. Also present were founder secretary of Rowing Federation of India Subrata Dutta, Secretary of Calcutta Rowing Club Chandan Roy Chowdhury, Seceratary of West Bengal Rowing Assoiation Souvik Ghoh, Joint Secretary of Maharashtra Rowing Association Sanjoy Waldi and participating students from various schools of the city at a well attended function in CRC premises.

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  16. Judiciary has become another institution where Muslims are more and more under-representedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 9 | The Indian Express

    While the percentage of Muslims in prison has never been higher - 21 per cent - the proportion of Muslims convicted - 15.8 per cent - is closer to their share of the population . This indicates that many Muslims arrested by the police and charged end up being acquitted, usually for lack of evidence, after spending years, even decades, behind bars.

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  17. Collin, Not man But MuskRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 8 | The Telegraph

    Those who have made it their home have been referring to it as Kalangah or Kalinga for generations now, but the name is Collin Lane. It is a thin lane, sandwiched between Marquis Street and Maulvi Lane in central Calcutta.

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  18. Ishant leads the fightbackRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 7 | The Telegraph

    Ravindra Jadeja celebrates with teammates after dismissing Ben Stokes on the opening day of the final Test at The Oval on Friday. Calcutta/London: England began the day well but India ended it better as the opening day of the fifth and final India-England Test saw the advantage see-sawing between the two teams.

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  19. Cutting cornersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 7 | The Telegraph

    India-watching from the West is seldom very cheerful. Rarely, however, does current reality live up to literary anticipation.

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  20. Activists Reminisce about india's first pride Walk: Rural areas must be focal point for sensitisationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 7 | The Indian Express

    On July 2, 1999, the first LGBTQ Pride Walk in South Asia was taken out from Kolkata's Park Circus ground. It had just 15 participants.

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