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  • n  the largest city in India and one of the largest cities in the world; located in eastern India; suffers from poverty and overcrowding
News & Articles

  • Summer Camp 2013 - Bay Area Week 3
    The Chhandam School of Kathak, founded by world-renowned master, Pandit Chitresh Das, is one of the largest classical Indian dance institutions in the world. Chhandam has 500 students in California and Pandit Das has additional schools in Boston and in Mumbai and Kolkata, India. Today, Chhandam is a cornerstone for authentic cultural education and self-discovery through the dynamic tradition of ...
    June 9, 2013 - WPXI Pittsburgh
  • Armed Forces Prepared For Any Challenge: Union Minister
    Kolkata: Situation is under control on the India-China border and the Indian armed forces are fully prepared to face any challenge there, according to Minister of State for Defence Jitendra Singh.
    June 7, 2013 - INDOlink
  • Indian businessman arrested in rape of Irish woman
    KOLKATA, India (AP) — Police said Wednesday they have arrested a man accused of raping an Irish woman who volunteered at a children's charity in the Indian city of Kolkata.
    June 5, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News
Quotes

  • Manmohan Singh in Hindu
    I understand this spontaneous outpouring of grief and anguish over the issue as expressed by artists and intellectuals in Kolkata. I hope the state government will take note of this,Singh said.
  • Abdul Razzaq in Cricbuzz
    At the moment I don't want to say anything but yes the Kolkata Knight Riders had given me a contact offer through which I got a visa and then they backed out insisting I would have to appear in the players auction list,Razzaq said.
  • Craig Murray in RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
    She may have been an Albanian. But she became Mother Teresa because of her work in Kolkata. She came to India, and then selected Kolkata as her home and workplace. She lived here by choice. She also died here. So I think in respect to her memory... Mahasweta Devi http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahasweta_Devi&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGAuC-iGT6q5Ilpm5QUL--D1dnqeg Economic Times http://www.google.com/url?q=http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/news-by-industry/et-cetera/Kolkatans-fume-at-Albanias-proposal-to-take-Teresas-remains/articleshow/5118718.cms&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNE_kxuNBZhmQO4te3DQrwTA9gz8cw Oct 12, 2009 56259 74379 kolkhoz With 60 percent of the Uzbek population tied to the rural kolkhoz system," Murray said these "serfs or bonded labor," particularly on the state cotton farms, assure a cheap labor force for the government while dampening political dissent.

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