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Bengali Gymnast Dipa Karmakar becomes Barbie Role Model on Barbie's 60th Bday - Bengali Gymnast Dipa Karmakar becomes Barbie Role Model on Barbie's 60th Bday: Dipa Karmakar (left) and Dipa Karmakar Barbie Doll (right) Bangali Connection Featured 

Bengali Gymnast Dipa Karmakar becomes Barbie Role Model

Bengali girls have always made it large on the world stage. Be it sports, music, politics, or academia, they have earned shone like the brightest stars. Dipa Karmakar is one such star. This gymnast has done her country proud on the world stage, time and again. And, a day after... Read More
On International Women's Day, Let's Stop Glorifying Marriage, Motherhood, and Martyrdom: professional women have to cross the hurdle of family life. Featured 

On International Women’s Day, Let’s Stop Glorifying Marriage, Motherhood, and Martyrdom

It’s International Women’s Day, and every woman’s inbox is filled with cringe-worthy messages that defeat the whole purpose of Woman’s Day. Every other brand has a Women’s Day discount in place. Meanwhile, every woman has woken up in the morning and begun her day of work, like every other day.... Read More
SRK holding a female tourist in her arms in the new West Bengal Tourism Ad Bangali Connection Khawa Dawa Ghurte Jawa 

Watch: West Bengal Tourism Ad with SRK (Plus, SRK’s Interview!)

What do we think of when we think of West Bengal? We think of Durga Puja and the beautiful women. We think of Kalighat and Royal Bengal Tigers. And, we think of sweets – the celebrated roshogollas, misti doi, and more. But, Bengal is the centre of sweetness and not just... Read More
The Untimely Winter Rain in Kolkata Bangali Connection 

The Untimely Winter Rain in Kolkata

The Untimely Winter Rain in Kolkata Kolkatans have a bittersweet relationship with rains. The Kalboishakhi rains in summer and the following monsoon bring expected chaos that they love and hate. Then there’s an untimely winter rain in Kolkata, which can wreak much-awaited havoc in their hearts. The Norwesters calm the... Read More
Hoyejak Travel Talk: Doladanga in Purulia, A Piece of Peace Khawa Dawa Ghurte Jawa 

Doladanga in Purulia - A Place to Experience Silence

The last weekend of February begins tomorrow. It’s the perfect opportunity to run away from city life and spend some quiet time. If it sounds tempting, then you’ll be happy to know that there’s a place less than 300 km from Kolkata that will welcome you with fresh greenery, moist... Read More
Bangla Bhasha Dibosh, the start of International Mother Language Day Featured 

Bangla Bhasha Dibosh: Foundation of International Mother Language Day

The world knows 21st February as the International Mother Language Day. It is a day for the world to celebrate bilingualism. But for the Bengali-speaking population, especially those living in Bangladesh, this day is more than a celebration of their mother tongue. It is the day of mourning for them.... Read More
Paanch Phoron on Hoichoi Review: Five Flavours of Love in Five Short Stories Entertainment 

Paanch Phoron on Hoichoi Review: Five Flavours of Love in Five Short Stories

Some say that Valentine’s day is stupid, that love should be celebrated every day of the year. Keeping this sentiment in mind, we decided to make the weekend following Valentine’s Day a little romantic; we’re talking about the new series named Paanch Phoron on Hoichoi. An anthology of five tales, Paanch... Read More