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Kolkata: The Last House On The Left

Burdened by demographic pressure and the realtor-politician nexus, Kolkata is forced to sacrifice its old buildings. Old houses that gave the city its uniqueness are being pulled down to make way for space-efficient eyesores. In a documentary titled Khawto (The Wound) lensman Bijoy Chowdhury captures the demolition of one nondescript old house to tell a story of a city losing its identity Full Article

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Kolkata gets a chance to celebrate the Lepcha...

Kolkata, Dec 14 (IBNS): Kolkata got a chance to witness the New Year rituals of the Lepcha tribe from the Himalayan region of West Bengal at a colourful event organised at the Jorasanko Thakurbari. Full Article

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If you want to know how art can ignite an once shady neighbourhood and turn it into one of the world's most instagrammable spots, visit Wynwood in Miami. Back in the 1980s till 90s, Wynwood in Miami was synonymous with drugs, crime, and prostitution. Decades later now, this once-forlorn patch of Miami, which was primarily known as a working-class district inhibited by Puerto Ricans, is a street art bombed neighbourhood, you just cannot miss if you are visiting Miami. Full Article


Where to travel in 2019: USTOA names Italy as top destination

NEW YORK: In a recent survey conducted by PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC), the tour operator members of the United States Tour Operators Association (USTOA) named Italy the most popular or “hot” destination for travelers in 2019.  Full Article

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