Calcutta Archive

Children’s Day at Archbishop’s House Calcutta

14 November, 2017, Kolkata: Seventy children from the marginalised sections of the society were blessed by the Archbishop of Calcutta, Reverend Thomas D’Souza, at a Children’s Day function organized by non-governmental organization Education for All at the Archbishop House in Kolkata today. Educational kits were distributed to all the children. A group of children from

St. Xavier’s University and Vision 2020 – Fr. Dr. Xavier Savarimuthu, SJ

Bistirno dupare, Oshonkho manusher, Hahakar shuneo, Nishobde nirobe, O Ganga tumi, Ganga boicho kano? “Amidst all the lament and despair of the millions around you, O Ganges, how can you flow on so silently?- with this bewildering question echoing in their hearts, on 28th November, 1859, 157 years ago, seven Jesuit pilgrims from Belgium ventured

Bong Curry for the traveller’s Soul – Chawm Ganguly

The myriad influences and their subtle hints in Bengali Cuisine. What do the exiled descendants of the Nawab Wajid Ali Shah of Awadh, the family of Tipu Sultan, the Anglo-Indians, the repressed Hindu widows of yore, the Jewish fortune hunters, the Chinese settlers, British Memsahibs and Marwari traders have in common? The answer is simple

Darjeeling North Point Alumni – Annual Reunion Dinner at Calcutta – 4th March

The  Annual Reunion Dinner  2016 of the NPAA Calcutta Chapter,. As in the past it will be a nostalgic, fun filled evening and we hope to have considerable attendance of North Pointers across the decades from 1940’s to the present year. the  Annual Reunion Dinner  2016 of the NPAA Calcutta Chapter,. As in the past

AJAY S SHRIRAM IS NEW CII PRESIDENT. SUMIT MAZUMDER IS CII PRESIDENT DESIGNATE. NAUSHAD FORBES IS ELECTED CII VICE PRESIDENT

Mr. Ajay S. Shriram, Chairman and Sr. Managing Director of DCM Shriram Limited and Chairman of its subsidiary company, Shriram Bioseed Ventures Ltd. has been elected as the President of CII for the year 2014-15.  He succeeds Mr S Gopalakrishnan as the new President. DCM Shriram and the group has a turnover of approx. Rs.5700 Crores. The business portfolio of the Group comprises of Agri

Men Who Matter : Pawan Kumar Ruia

Pipri, 21 KMs from Renukoot, in Uttar Pradesh. Call it the back of beyond, or the edge of the Hindi heartland, this idyllic town with its pristine environs has made its way into the corporate folklore of India. For, it was here that the irreplaceable Pawan Kumar Ruia, the single handed creator of the Ruia