Category: Kolkata

And the game resumes
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Cricket, the most popular sport in India, is played throughout the year, not only on parks and grounds, but also on the narrow lanes and by-lanes of cities and towns throughout the country. Few weeks ago, I came across one such small and young group at what is known as the Graffiti Lane of Calcutta…. Read more »

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The Armenians celebrate Christmas on the 6th of January instead of the 25th of December. The photo is of the Armenian Christmas celebration in the Armenian Church of the Holy Nazareth, Kolkata (Calcutta), India. The church is possibly the oldest in Kolkata.

Beautiful sculpture at Greek Cemetery
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The Greek Cemetery at 105, Narkeldanga Main Road, Kolkata (Calcutta), though important as a heritage site, with graves dating back to the 1700s, is not famous for cemetery sculptures. Most graves are simple. But this one alone can be the reason why enthusiasts interested in cemetery sculpture should visit this place. Details : John G…. Read more »