Category: Travel

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Last month a friend of mine was telling how they have minimized their annual travels after their daughter was born. I was quite astonished to hear this. Yes, initially it is understandable. But their daughter was a six year old princess when I last checked and she is a perfectly healthy child. I asked the… Read more »

Approaching Tapovan Hills
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Deoghar, a small town in Jharkhand, India, known mainly as a Hindu pilgrimage centre, for me has always been a place for great food and adventure. The Tapovan hills located 10 km. from the town is one such destination. There are various legends and myths associated with this place. One of them is that sage… Read more »

13A, Digambar Jain Temple Road
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Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar. Image courtesy : Wikipedia Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar (Bengali: ঈশ্বরচন্দ্র বিদ্যাসাগর Ishshor Chôndro Biddashagor 26 September 1820 – 29 July 1891), born Ishwar Chandra Bandopadhyay (Bengali: ঈশ্বরচন্দ্র বন্দ্যোপাধ্যায়, Ishshor Chôndro Bôndopaddhae), was an Indian Bengali polymath and a key figure of the Bengal Renaissance. Vidyasagar was a philosopher, academic, educator, writer, translator, printer,… Read more »

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Wikipedia takes Kolkata is an annual event, where a group of like-minded people visit various landmarks of Kolkata, to click photos, which are used to enhance the Wikimedia repository. Wikipedia as we all know is the largest free online encyclopedia which depends entirely on voluntary activities. And the editors, to create and maintain the articles,… Read more »