News - Calcutta & Bengal

Hindu statesman Zed lauds Hollywood star Patrick Swayze for valor fighting cancer

Hollywood star Patrick Swayze, who learned meaning of love at Kolkata (India) slums in “City of Joy”, died on September 14 in Los Angeles (USA).


Disney exploring to bring Hindu mythological superheroes to screen, Hindus concerned

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Disney held talks with India’s Vimanika Comics to explore the possibility of bringing Hindu mythological superheroes to film and television, according to reports.


Hindus want Diwali & Holi added to restricted trading days list in Australia NSW

Hindus have urged New South Wales (NSW) government in Australia to add “Diwali” and “Holi” on the list of restricted trading days in the new law.


Dohar's New Album Matiswar (The Earth God) delivers Tagore Songs with unique Dohar Sound

Dohar is a rapidly advancing group of folk musicians from Bengal fast gaining popularity for their new-age experimental sound.



Karthik Das Baul and Dibyendu Mukherjee sing Bindaas Bangla (carefree Bengali)

Dibyendu Mukherjee and Karthik Das Baul - both self admitted crazy men - sing Bengali songs in a Bindaas fashion in the new CD released under the Orion Entertainment label.


Ustad Rashid Khan and Nachiketa Chakraborty's Yatra (journey) into Rabindra Sangeet

Ustad Rashid Khan and Nachiketa need no introduction in the Indian Music scenario. Yatra is a unique collaboration between the two to bring Rabindrasangeet and Hindustani Classical Raagas side by side.


Bravo Lisa Ray ! Indian-Americans laud actress Lisa Ray for triumphantly handling incurable cancer

Indo-Americans laud actress Lisa Ray for triumphantly handling incurable cancer.



Vatican’s “Id al-Fitr” message calling for an inter-faith effort to eradicate poverty is welcomed

St. Peter's Basilica at Early Morning Photo wa...Hindus laud Vatican’s call for religious camaraderie on poverty front

Welcoming Vatican’s “Id al-Fitr” message calling for interfaith efforts in overcoming poverty, Hindus have urged all religions to come together on this issue and make poverty eradication a moral priority.


Babukishan Das Baul - Gypsy India - BAUL GURU Bauls of Bengal 9th Generation - Live in Concert

Babu Kishan Baul - Live

Mystic Music and Dance by BAUL GURU - The Bauls of Bengal 9th Generation - the Roots of Authentic Indian Folk, Kirtan and Sufi Music. An evening of Music and Dance with the ambassador of peace
Babukishan Das Baul (Gypsy India). Complete event details ...


Released - New book of Poems by Indira Mukherjee | WEAVERS Studio Center for The Arts Present "An Evening of Jalsa" on Mahalaya

Weavers Studio Center for the Arts - Garnering Talent, Nurturing Creativity - Present "An Evening of Jalsa" on Mahalaya day 2009.

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