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
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
Google Doodles for Bengalis: When Google Celebrated Bengal's Talent Bangali Connection 

Google Doodles for Bengalis: When Google Celebrated Bengal’s Talent

If you’re on the first page of Google, you’re probably famous (or have a technically strong team). But if you’re on Google Doodle, there’s no doubt that you’re incredible. It’s a matter of great curiosity and excitement for many people every morning to know whom – or what – Google will dedicate... Read More
Satyarup Siddhanta Conquers Seven Volcanic Summits and Seven Summits and Sets Records Bangali Connection 

Satyarup Siddhanta Conquers Seven Volcanic Summits and Seven Summits, Setting Records

Bengalis love the adventurous tracks through mountains. Don’t believe us? Ask any trekking guide during your next trip to the mountains. And, Bangalis aren’t really following a trend this way. Last week, Chanchal Mitra, Bhanu Banerjee, Bidyut Sarkar, Swapna Chowdhury, Ava Ghosh, and other veteran mountaineers from Bengal, all in their seventies and eighties,... Read More