Charles’ Coronation: A Hard Rain in Retrospect?

Saturday, May 20, 2023

“Oh, where have you been, my blue-eyed son? And where have you been, my darling young one? I’ve stumbled on the side of twelve misty mountains I’ve walked…

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5 Dead, hundreds injured as Cyclone Mocha Slams Myanmar

Monday, May 15, 2023

2023/05/15 Rescue workers help an elderly woman to reach a makeshift shelter after a storm in Teknaf, near Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, Sunday, May 14, 2023. ©Al-emrun Garjon/AP Rescuers…

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Tagore on Nationalism

Sunday, May 7, 2023

Rabindra Jayanti, 2023 (May 7th, 2023) There is no better elucidation on the Indian idea of nationhood and nationalism than poet laureate Rabindranath Tagore’s seminal essay on Nationalism….

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Earthquake Relief:Where are the Giving Pledgers?

Friday, February 10, 2023

Managing Editor February 10th, 2023 CALCUTTA A little over a decade ago, Bill Gates and Warren Buffett launched the Giving Pledge, which, in their words is, “a commitment…

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Turkey-Syria Earthquake: How to Help

Friday, February 10, 2023

Managing Editor, The Global Calcuttan February 9th, 2023 CALCUTTA Already home to the world’s largest refugee population, Syria and Turkey were immersed in a humanitarian crisis of historic…

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Tribute to Netaji

Monday, January 23, 2023

A popular post that we decided to reprint for Netaji’s birth celebration on 23rd January, 2023. Posted by The Global Calcuttan on Thursday, January 23, 2014 · 117 Comments   (Edit) On…

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Diamond Baron’s Ethics Key to Glittering Life

Thursday, December 15, 2022

SB Veda December 15th, 2022 Complete with a Hollywood-style pauper to prince narrative, transformative entrepreneur, Govind Dholakia, has revealed his compelling life story after working over a half…

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Champagne of Teas Strives to Retain Sparkle

Sunday, August 28, 2022

SB VEDA <CALCUTTA> “My theory is that the British, who brought in the tea plants from China and taken some manpower with them to for processing, actually had…

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“Rushdie Attack is Assault on Freedom of Speech”: Writers

Tuesday, August 16, 2022

SB Veda CALCUTTA 16 August, 2022 The shocking assassination attempt of Salman Rushdie at an upstate New York literary event where, ironically, Rushdie was speaking on giving writers…

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Will Tea Tourism Save or Saturate Darjeeling?

Thursday, June 30, 2022

SB VEDA <CALCUTTA> 30.06.2022   Review of Nirvana Retreat, Sourenee Tea Estate and Resort, Tumsong Tea Retreat and The Windamere Hotel   “With a day that starts before…

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Indian IT Rules: Google Burns Shady Content

Friday, March 4, 2022

Sujoy Bhattacharyya CALCUTTA March 2nd, 2022 As Big Tech leads the charge in court against the India’s new IT Rules, Google’s latest filing has startled many and signalled…

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Pandemic panic: It’s not over

Sunday, December 12, 2021

SB Veda CALCUTTA 12 December, 2022 “Better to be safe than sorry. Many physicians like to pronounce definitive conclusions in predicting the effect of a particular Covid variant…

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Taliban Resurgence: Biden’s Humiliating Failure

Monday, August 16, 2021

“It’s not just a military catastrophe, it’s a humanitarian catastrophe – and we really need to focus now on the suffering of tens of millions of Afghans who’ve…

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Bolly Tragedy Spotlights Desi Male Depression

Wednesday, July 1, 2020

SB Veda  “Indian boys are taught not only that ‘boys don’t cry’ but also if you pick at a scab – in this case a mental wound –…

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Calcutta’s New Wave of Female Entrepreneurship

Saturday, February 15, 2020

“The more you tell your stories, your dreams, your entrepreneurial hopes… the more you’ll see you’re not alone.” – Gloria Steinem Contributors: Trishana Chatterjee and SB Veda Edited…

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