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Senior citizens celebrate Intl Day for t...

Senior citizens celebrate Intl Day for the Elderly

Senior citizens celebrate Intl Day for the Elderly Senior Citizen Welfare Association, Sector 29 Vashi celebrated the International Day for the Elderly on October 1 at the Senior Citizens Day Care Centre in Rajiv Gandhi Park. KR Singhal, general secretary of the association expressed... read more »

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City buzzing with activities to herald f...

City buzzing with activities to herald festival season

City buzzing with activities to herald festival season As the festival season is about to unfold with Navratri and Durgotsav, hectic preparations are being made across the city to herald its arrival. In each sector in the city there are at least one or two Navratri pandals which organize... read more »

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Kolkata artists busy in preparing idols

Kolkata artists busy in preparing idols

Kolkata artists busy in preparing idols A team of eight artists under the banner of N C Pal and sons run by Bishwanath Pal from Lake Town, Kolkata are preparing eco-friendly idols for the city. Bhavesh Sarkar an artist from Boat Ghar, Sotpur informs, “We are making idols for six... read more »

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Juhu Gaon villagers rue loss of cultural...

Juhu Gaon villagers rue loss of cultural identity

Juhu Gaon villagers rue loss of cultural identity Juhu Gaon, also known as Sector-11, is losing its holy status. The reason behind it is the rising number of Lodges and Bars in the vicinity. The villagers here are now worrying how they will sustain their culture and identity. One of the... read more »

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Eco-friendly Ganesh idols come with a hi...

Eco-friendly Ganesh idols come with a higher price tag

Eco-friendly Ganesh idols come with a higher price tag Talking of an eco-friendly Ganeshotsav is one thing but in practice it spells loss, both for the idol maker and for the buyer. How much can the environment gain in the bargain remains a matter of conjecture. A local idol maker... read more »

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Senior citizens celebrate Intl Day for the Elderly

Senior citizens celebrate Intl Day for the Elderly Senior Citizen Welfare Association, Sector 29 Vashi celebrated the International Day for the Elderly on October 1 at the Senior... read more »

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City buzzing with activities to herald festival season

City buzzing with activities to herald festival season As the festival season is about to unfold with Navratri and Durgotsav, hectic preparations are being made across the city to... read more »

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Kolkata artists busy in preparing idols

Kolkata artists busy in preparing idols A team of eight artists under the banner of N C Pal and sons run by Bishwanath Pal from Lake Town, Kolkata are preparing eco-friendly idols... read more »

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Juhu Gaon villagers rue loss of cultural identity

Juhu Gaon villagers rue loss of cultural identity Juhu Gaon, also known as Sector-11, is losing its holy status. The reason behind it is the rising number of Lodges and Bars in the... read more »

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Eco-friendly Ganesh idols come with a higher price tag

Eco-friendly Ganesh idols come with a higher price tag Talking of an eco-friendly Ganeshotsav is one thing but in practice it spells loss, both for the idol maker and for the buyer. How much... read more »