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Child trafficking ring busted in West Bengal

Child trafficking ring busted in West Bengal

November 29, 2016

Among a growing number of instances, a child trafficking racket was busted by local authorities in the state of West Bengal in India.

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Until next time – immersion of goddess Durga

Until next time – immersion of goddess Durga

October 15, 2016

The Durga Puja in Kolkata, the capital of West Bengal in the eastern part of India came to an end yesterday with idols of the goddess Durga being immersed in the Hooghly river.

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A Cup of Cha

A Cup of Cha

September 3, 2016

India is expected to see a significant rise in export of tea, but is still debating whether coffee trumps tea as the national drink .West Bengal’s mandate is resoundingly loud and clear. Cha is what the Bengalis call their tea. Cha is not simply a beverage for Bengal; it is a l...

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Sathrangi exhibition organised to promote trans-artists in Kolkata

Sathrangi exhibition organised to promote trans-artists in Kolkata

August 26, 2016

Sathrangi (seven colours of the rainbow), a platform led by transgenders in West Bengal, an Eastern state in India, held their first exhibition in the region. In the capital city of the state, Kolkata, this event was aimed at showcasing the talent of women and transgender people ...

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Elite clubs of Kolkata

Elite clubs of Kolkata

July 18, 2016

Kolkata, the capital of West Bengal, an eastern state in India, once known as Calcutta, has a lively club culture that traces its roots to the colonial era. Raj era (what the colonial era is  referred to as locally) clubs in Kolkata remain as preferred spaces for leisure, import...

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