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Calcutta. Kolkata.

It is a happy day. It is a bright morning. An untarnished dawn. The sky, fortunately, has decided not to wreak havoc and pour today, so the clouds smile down at us, being irresistibly adorable. 433 more words

Is Kolkata Safe For Romance?

Apparently, Kolkata is the best place for love birds. The city soaks in the essence of passion as the climate adds to the romanticism. Be it the couples holding hands and finding their personal heaven at Princep Ghat or a romantic pair being spotted in Millennium Park showing signs, love blossoms all around the city of joy. 295 more words

City of Joy - People

The soul of a city is in its people. As Martin Luther King, Jr. once said,“We may have all come on different ships, but we’re in the same boat now.”  The people we come across and interact with everyday in the city, on trains, buses, long waiting lines outside shops, markets and malls, colleges, schools and offices, those are the folks that make the city we live in, their contribution being prevalent in every nook and corner of the place we so much are in love with. 627 more words


5 Ironies About Kolkata You Get To Know Only Once You Visit

Kolkata! The lovely city in the heart of Bengal is also the principle cultural and educational center of East India. Popularly known world over as the ‘City of Joy’; Kolkata has a little something to offer to everyone who visits this city. 217 more words


The City of Joy

My part of knowing Calcutta or ‘The city of Joy’ started in childhood when vacations meant visiting Mashir bari (maternal aunt’s house) and Mashi used to take me and my elder sister to places like the Alipore Zoo, Nicco Park ,Indian Museum etc in the city and we would be so happy after each of these visits to the city. 2,090 more words


The Power of Listening

I have been meandering my way through “The City of Joy”, a remarkable book written by Dominique Lapierre and first published in Great Britain in 1986. 1,073 more words

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