Poila Baishakh in Kolkata — A Day of Good Food, Fun, and Socialising

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These days, Dr. Rajat Chatterjee is often getting late in going to the hospital. His two daughters are vigorously practising for the upcoming cultural programme in the housing complex on Poila Baishakh. With their mother joining them, his breakfast is often late. Nevertheless, he enjoys the new cultural environment in his house as his daughters […]

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Why Air Quality in Kolkata is Still a Worry in Most Areas

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As December approaches, Subirbabu first became irregular and finally stopped his otherwise regular morning walk sessions at Rabindra Sarobar as air quality started deteriorating. Mrs. Roy in Salt Lake used to take an evening walk in the neighbourhood park. In the winter, her breathlessness worsens because of poor air quality and she avoids venturing out […]

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What You Must Know about the Common Area in Your Apartment Complex

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In your gated apartment complex, the ‘common area’ is an indivisible area that is co-owned by every resident, and collectively maintained by every resident. The Apartment Act of a state as well as the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016 help define and govern the common area in an apartment complex. What Constitute the […]

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Investment During Dhanteras — Options You Can Consider

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Dhantrayodashi, popularly known as Dhanteras ushers in the Diwali celebration in India. Apart from the offerings of puja on this day, this day is traditionally considered auspicious for investment. The focus is, of course, investing in precious metals such as gold and silver. However, nowadays, investing in other assets is also gaining popularity. These days, […]

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Movies, Eating out, Travel — How Bengalis are Coping with the Altered Reality

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Rana Sengupta and his small family, comprising his wife Sudeshna and their small daughter Turni are somewhat strained these days. The fear of Coronavirus has forced them to get cooped up in their flat at New Town, Kolkata. The absence of school and the interaction with friends is affecting Turni as days go by. Even […]

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