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    Nehru Children’s Museum

    In one of the most inconspicuous of settings, in the very heart of Kolkata, evading the frenzied Kolkatans, lies a fascinating museum.…
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    Gurusaday Museum

    In this, the erstwhile City of Palaces, one such edifice, truly singular, stands out not only because of its pedigree, shape, and…
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    Science Exploration Hall - Science City

    Pradeep Gooptu Advance planning establishes a city’s reputation for ease of living and a great lifestyle. A city's planners have to look…
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    Tribal Museum

    That’s what my friend Preeti calls it. Indeed, Howrah Bridge is the Bridge Across Forever. It’s certainly big enough. And whenever we’re…
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    Visiting the Calcutta Gallery at Victoria Memorial

    Though once regarded as a lesser art, tattoo has increasingly come to be associated with the expression of one's identity. And Kolkata…
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    Vivekananda Museum

    Proverbially known as the “land of rivers”, Bengal once nurtured a flourishing maritime community. The heritage of Bengal is indebted to its…
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    A nation's banking history

    An extended weekend, since the birthday of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose turned out to be a Monday this year and a holiday…
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