Jamdani: deadstock to dresses

June 19, 2021 0 Comments

Revival isn’t new for this fabric. Now an upcycled collection is bringing eyeballs back to the intricate weave In the book, Woven Wonders of the Deccan, author-researcher Moin Qazi describes the hallmarks of muslin, a cloth so delicate that poets of the Mughal durbars romanticised it with names such as baft hawa (woven air), abe …

West Bengal Govt Considering Ropeways And Monorails for Transportation in Kolkata

June 17, 2021 0 Comments

Bengal Chief minister Mamata Banerjee. (PTI) The use of ropeway and monorail as modes of transportation is part of the pollution-free Kolkata mission of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. The government of West Bengal is considering to build ropeways and monorails for travel in Kolkata. According to Transport Minister Firhad Hakim ropeways and monorails are being …

Here’s what to include in your post-COVID-19 diet

May 31, 2021 0 Comments

Once you’ve recovered from COVID-19 and are out of quarantine, your body needs strengthening for quick healing Ask anybody who has gone through the suffering and stress of COVID infection in the last 18 months; the common thread of complaints that emerges from their post-recovery experience is all about fatigue, weakness, and the loss of …

Very Severe Cyclonic Storm 40 km from Odisha Coast, 3 Lakh People Evacuated

May 26, 2021 0 Comments

Naval aircraft have been kept ready at Naval Air Stations, INS Dega at Visakhapatnam and INS Rajali near Chennai to undertake an aerial survey of the most affected areas, casualty evacuation, and airdrop of relief material as required. The cyclone is very likely to move north-northwestwards, intensify further and reach near north Odisha coast close …

Bengal Govt Begins Evacuation from Low-lying Areas, NDRF Forms 46 Teams Ahead of Landfall

May 24, 2021 0 Comments

Cyclone Yaas Live Updates: The West Bengal government has begun evacuating people from low-lying areas of South 24 Parganas and East Midnapore districts after the India Meteorological Department predicted that Cyclone ‘Yaas’, which may turn out to be “very severe cyclonic storm”, will make landfall somewhere between Paradwip in Odisha and Sagar in South 24 …

BJP Gains Big in Mamata Banerjee’s Bengal; Tamil Nadu Likely to Spring a Surprise

April 29, 2021 0 Comments

Exit polls were as polarised as the elections in West Bengal with some predicting a clear win for the Trinamool Congress and some gave BJP the edge while the watched-out pollster ‘AXIS My India’ forecasted a cliffhanger. Bengal has proved to be a tricky election to predict this time with the BJP and the TMC …

BJP announces 11 more candidates for Bengal assembly polls, changes nominees in two seats

March 23, 2021 0 Comments

The BJP has been facing protests and resignations as many of its aspiring old-timers did not find their names in the list of candidates. The BJP on Tuesday announced another list of candidates for 11 seats for the assembly elections in West Bengal and also changed its nominees in two other constituencies. The party continued …

West Bengal Assembly elections | What about the pain of families of slain BJP supporters, Amit Shah asks Mamata

March 15, 2021 0 Comments

130 workers killed in politics of violence during your regime, says Union Home Minister Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday broke his silence on the injury of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, wished her speedy recovery but asked why she can’t feel the pain of the families of 130 BJP workers killed in …

Mamata ‘Attacked’ in Nandigram: Times When Electioneering Has Seen Assaults, Accidents

March 10, 2021 0 Comments

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday alleged that she was injured in one of her legs after she was pushed during the election campaign in Nandigram. The incident happened in the evening when Banerjee was outside a temple in the Reyapara area. “I was standing outside my car with the door open. I …

For the first time in its history, Joynagar moa being exported

January 21, 2021 0 Comments

The highly popular Bengali sweet, available only during winter months, is highly perishable For the first time in its history, the Joynagar moa, a highly popular Bengali sweet that is available only during the winter months, is being exported. The first trial shipment reached Bahrain on Wednesday and the exporter had received a repeat order …