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Assam's Silk village of Sualkuchi

24 Jun 2017 2:13 PM GMT
Talk of Assam and one immediately thinks of the mighty Brahmaputra, the Bihu dance or the rhinos of Kaziranga National Park. But very rarely do we...

BodhGaya crucible

20 Dec 2015 8:30 PM GMT
Around two and a half thousand years ago a young prince took a life-changing decision. He left his kingdom and family and embarked on a journey which...

Malda of mangoes and mosques

26 Sep 2015 6:38 PM GMT
The king of fruits, the mango, demands a trip to Malda town (the district headquarters of the northern part of Bengal), in the blistering summer,...

Land of the Nawabs

8 March 2015 10:12 PM GMT
In Murshidabad, rural Bengali life and 18th-century architecture meld on the verdant shores of the Bhagirathi river. We met Abdul Momin near the edge...

Bengal’s terracotta temple trail

29 Dec 2013 1:25 AM GMT
Talk of temple sculptures and one immediately thinks of Khajuraho, Konarak  or south India. Or of other places. But very rarely of West Bengal, or to...
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