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    Misti Hub - Sweet Stopover

    Pradeep Gooptu Our parking spaces are gone! This problem is making self-drive motoring in the city a nightmare. A look at New…
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    Gateways of Kolkata

    Pradeep Gooptu There are film personalities and there are stars. People adore them, stare at them even when they are passing by…
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    Puja Getaways

    Pradeep Gooptu Around 200 years ago, the English East India Company concluded its war with Nepal (1814-16) and acquired Darjeeling. Initial visitors…
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    Eco Urban Village

    Pradeep Gooptu The manufacturing industry was the pride of Bengal and its foundation had been laid long before the country gained Independence.…
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    Kolkata’s Yellow Taxi Fading into Oblivion

    Pradeep Gooptu Once upon a time elegant bodywork made cars a thing of beauty. You can catch a glimpse of this vanished…
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    KMDA Gifts a New Park Bana Benu Chaya

    Pradeep Gooptu Rudyard Kipling described the Grand Trunk Road as "such a river of life as nowhere else exists in the world”.…
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    Kolkata Police Standing guard to city’s heritage

    Pradeep Gooptu From the very beginning, car owners were up against many challenges, including crossing rivers or waterbodies. While carts and horses…
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    Go Green with Toto

    Pradeep Gooptu Can you imagine a newspaper in New York carrying an advertisement dominated by an Indian image? Or one that refers…
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    Nazrul Tirtha

    Pradeep Gooptu The rich and powerful rode huge motor cars and roared around in style. But for every supercar on the road,…
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    Swaminarayan Temple - City’s New Attraction

    Pradeep Gooptu A city is known by the cars on its roads – if we care to tweak the popular saying to…
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    Garden Reach Flyover

    Calcutta has always been independent in its identity and character. It’s unlike anywhere else in the world, and that includes India itself.…
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    Butterfly Garden

    In the absence of specific norms on traffic safety in the state of West Bengal, the campaign of ‘Safe Drive Save Life’…
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    Floating Market at Patuli

    Distance from Kolkata: 203 km Driving time: 5 hours Road Trip: 2 days In a wonderful initiative the State Government has come…
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    Light & Sound Show at Eco Park Sculpture Garden

    Distance from Kolkata: 779 km Driving time: 18 hours Road Trip: 5-6 days In a recent route survey, Team WHEELS drove to…
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    New EM Bypass – Basanti Highway Connector, Kalikapur-Anandapur-Chowbaga Road

    Be it Eden Gardens or the eternal rivalry between East Bengal and Mohun Bagan— Kolkatans never miss a chance to indulge themselves…
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    A New Wave of Performances

    Kolkata boasts of many historical buildings but the residential house of Raja Rammohun Roy at 85A Raja Rammohun Sarani in north Kolkata…
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    New Town introduces Electric buses

    There are many localities in the metropolis that can easily be styled as ‘the heart of Calcutta’, and because of each one’s…
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    Kolkata Gets a New Open Air Theatre

    Eco Tourism Park is already a huge hit among visitors and with its newest addition, a Japanese Forest, it is bound to…
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    Food Trucks: A Growing Trend

    Happy hunting grounds of vultures and other scavenging animals, strewn with pieces of bones, skulls and remnants of half-lit pyres, the description…
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    Seven Wonders of the World at Eco-Park

    At a time when convenience is the buzzword, app based cab services have become quite popular in the city. But with road…
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    Uniform Speed Limit on City Flyovers

    The dreaded traffic congestion at Posta in Burrabazar due to its narrow roads, further constricted by parking of large number of goods…
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    A Slice of Japan In Eco Park

    The East Kolkata Wetlands, considered to be the 'kidneys' of the city has been home to a number of bheris or fish…
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    Kolkata Crematoriums Get a Makeover

    How many times you have been stuck in a traffic jam while approaching Howrah Bridge? Or almost missed your train because of…
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    Kolkata Gets Bike Taxi Service

    Inadequate or complete absence of restrooms on national highways have been long pending complaint for travellers on roads in our country. Even…
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    Congestion-free

    Theatre is a mirror through which art reflects life and like everything else, theatre in Kolkata, too, has undergone stages of metamorphosis…
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    Art But on a Different Canvas

    When Kakali, who has made London her home for the past two decades, decided to get some nolen gur while returning from…
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    Get Inked

    Museums usually remind you of archaic, dusty places, often dimly lit, leaving you cold with a sense of disconnect with the past.…
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    Christmas Spirit at Bow Barracks

    Be it Rabindranath Tagore's financial records or the account opening letter of theosophist Annie Besant, visitors are sure to get overwhelmed by…
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    Beautifying Kolkata

    Once upon a time, they owned the three prosperous villages- Kalikata, Sutanuti, Gobindapur which grew into the city of Calcutta. Centuries later,…
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    Pandals on Sale

    Bengal’s rich archaeological heritage dates back to the pre-historic times. Starting from the Black and Red Ware settlements that spread from West…
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    Durga Puja: A Corporate Battleground

    Every Indian has perhaps at least one indelible childhood memory of an incredible train journey. Despite the age of plane hopping, trains…
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    Visit the Bheris of Kolkata

    WHEELS Carnival Kolkata has hardly celebrated its driving fraternity like other…
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    Ferry Services in Kolkata and Howrah

    Home to one of the largest automobile markets in the world, India represents an enormous opportunity for electric vehicle (EV). Depleting oil…
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    Buses With Bio–toilets

    Because of my unofficial standing as a fan of so many things Calcuttan, so that I have to take them at my…
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    Changing Times for Theatre

    Distance from Kolkata: 172 km Driving Time: 5 hours Road Trip: 2 days Once a marginalised nondescript village, Gorbhanga in Nadia, has…
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    Bishwa Baangla Haat

    ArtsAcre at New Town with its 1,65,000 square feet campus is more than a museum. It seamlessly houses galleries, lobbies, studios, caféteria,…
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    Kolkata’s Own Wax Museum

    Kolkatans, gear up for the ultimate celebrity experience! You can actually cozy up to them without being elbowed by security personnel and…
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