Earth Day: Burning Garbage Clouds Green Agenda

Sunday, April 22, 2018

“On the occasion of Earth Day, let us pledge to keep our environment clean.” – Mamata Banerjee, April 22nd, 2018 As Bengal’s Transport Department aims for zero-emission public…

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Wimbledon Goes Global in Calcutta

Thursday, March 22, 2018

“It’s nice to be able to combine a high-end tournament like the RTW Masters and coaching with outreach activities like Magic Bus to do good in different ways.”…

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President DJT: Make America Hate Again

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

“Everybody loves me…The beauty of me is that I’m very rich.” “It’s freezing and snowing in New York – we need global warming!” “I’ve said if Ivanka weren’t…

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Calcutta Scorched by Climate Detonation

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

“This much is clear: the climate has changed. Pre-monsoon rains, which tended to occur in brief sporadic showers to break the heat of summer, have been virtually non-existent…

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Calcutta Wetlands: Are We Walking in Chennai’s Footsteps?

Saturday, January 9, 2016

“In cities like Chennai and Kolkata, marshes and flood plains play a very important role in draining out overflowing rivers. This doesn’t seem to have been understood by…

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Remembering Netaji: An Embattled Legacy

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

“Forget not that the greatest curse for a man is to remain a slave. Forget not that the grossest crime is to compromise with injustice and wrong. Remember…

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Quest to Spread Dignity, Born in Calcutta

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

‘In 1965 at age nine I saw my first refugee when I went to the train station with my mother to meet those coming in from the India-Pakistan…

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From the Butcher Shop to Cambridge University: Dan Burt’s Exceptional Journey

Saturday, November 15, 2014

‘Prostitution, gambling, fencing, contract murder, loan sharking, political corruption and crime of every sort were the daily trade in Philadelphia’s Tenderloin, the oldest part of town. The Kevitch…

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Beyond The Raj: India Honours Fallen from WWI

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Honoring Its WWI Dead, India Moves On From Its Colonial Past Displayed with permission from Newsweek It has taken a century for Britain and India to commemorate more…

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