Bengal : Durga Idols being taken out from river after Immersion

Bengal : Durga Idols being taken out from river after Immersion

KOLKATA: As soon as civic workers immersed the idol into the Ganges, a herculean crane moved into action. Before the colourful countenance could disappear in the water, the crane retrieved it and hovelled it in an isolated corner. As soon as the crane retreated, a...
A Secret Smuggling Ring You’ve Never Heard Of | OZY

A Secret Smuggling Ring You’ve Never Heard Of | OZY

Cows obstruct the way as you drive along the road that leads to the place where India ends. They are regal, as Indian cows are: arrogant, casting supercilious glances at the Jeeps, motorbikes and pedestrians trying to make their way through the streets. As in most...
Mamata Banerjee to flag off ISKCON rath yatra in Kolkata

Mamata Banerjee to flag off ISKCON rath yatra in Kolkata

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee will inaugurate the Kolkata rathayatra organised by ISKCON on 6 July. The event will start at 8 a.m. from the ISKCON Temple on Albert Road. The yatra would pass through Hungerford Street, Minto Park, Sarat Bose Road, Hazra Crossing, S....