The Grand Trail R V Bengal Ganga

Raj Singh, founder and supervisor of RV Bengal Ganga spoke with Experience Bengal on RV Bengal Ganga’s River Trail through Culture and History 54 meters long, 12 meters wide and an air draft of 12 meters-Yes! those are the structural features of RV Bengal Ganga which braved a storm in its first voyage and is…

The Story of CALCUTTA UNIVERSITY

The University of Calcutta is one of the first institutions in Asia to be established as a multidisciplinary and secular western style university and it often lures us to delve into its origins. Every nook and corner of the great institution is filled with nostalgia and memories of students and history of the institute’s inception….

The Great Eastern Hotel – From Origins to Present Day

In 1840, the flag of the East India Company fluttered over the Writers’ Building, the British gentry came to the Townhall in horse drawn carriages to attend concerts and Calcutta was among the frontline cities of the world, where fortune seekers and entrepreneurs, artists and artisans, men of letters and men with a vision came…