How Has Kolkata Nightlife Evolved Over the Years?

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Year, 1956. Place, Park Street Kolkata. Frenzied fans jostle to get an entry into a smoke-filled pub, as ‘the diva of Park Street’ Pam Crain takes the centre stage with Anton Menezes’ six-piece band in what can be called “independent India’s first nightclub” — Mocambo. Band? Diva? Nightlife? Nightclub? In the 1950s, these were all […]

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Does the MCLR Rate Hike by Banks Signal Higher Interest Rate Regime?

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Kolkata-based businessman Akash needed a home loan but the recent move by the State Bank of India — the nation’s largest bank — has made him anxious about the idea of applying for a bank loan. Not just Akash, loan borrowers all over the country are worried about the possibility of home loan rates going […]

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Kolkata Retail Growth is Changing the Livability Quotient of Many Areas

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“We recently bought a flat in Kasba…just 5 mins away from Acropolis mall” — Abir told his work buddies at the office pool table. And, one could easily sense a considerable hint of pride when he said so. Had anyone mentioned Kasba as their new address even a decade back, they would have probably met […]

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