আমাদের শান্তিনিকেতন

“সান্দাক্‌ফু”

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HOW MODERN TECHNOLOGY IS AFFECTING THE HOMES OF WILD SPECIES IN AND AROUND KOLKATA.

Like other properly structured metropolitan, the suburbs of Kolkata were surrounded by a Green Belt, just like Delhi or London. But Kolkata’s green belt wasn’t properly defined, the edge was blurred. But with new settlements and profound unceasing population growth the edge, newly formed got rigid. Yet this belt was big enough to accommodate several species of mammals, birds, reptiles and insects. And Citizens of Kolkata always had an interest about this wild world. They had an affinity for pets including Continue reading “HOW MODERN TECHNOLOGY IS AFFECTING THE HOMES OF WILD SPECIES IN AND AROUND KOLKATA.”

A Sea Escape

It is always fun to pack your bags, and head out for the unknown. But sometimes, the known places can give you a taste of unknown unknowingly. Summer vacations are Continue reading “A Sea Escape”

Sunderbans: A Song of Land and Sea

Sunderban was on the top of my travel-bucket list. I’ve heard so much about this place and never had an opportunity to make a small trip. Winter is always a favourable time to visit this place but it is difficult to take in its essence with all the chaotic tourists; all huddling up to enjoy their Christmas and winter vacation.

The land of Mangroves (a sprawling 4265 sq. km) is approximately 109 kms Continue reading “Sunderbans: A Song of Land and Sea”

It’s Never Too Late or Is It: An Experience

Never have I ever thought that I’ll be a member of a team where everyone shares the same passion, same hobby and the same goal.

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Purbasthali and Migratory Birds

An oxbow lake is a U-shaped body of water that forms when a wide meander from the main stem of a river is cut off, creating a free-standing body of water. This landform is named so for its distinctive curved shape, resembling the bow pin of an oxbow.

 

‘We know that, don’t we? We’ve learned it in our seventh or eighth standard. Don’t bore us with geographic terms, Agnij!’

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Santragachi Jheel and Migratory Birds

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A Story of Grassland: Rajarhat

Much like my neighbor site, Patuli, Rajarhat shares the same environment. A grassland, Rajarhat can be called the oxygen hub of New Town, the IT Hub and Residential sector of Kolkata.

People protest, rally against human encroachment in Rain-forests, coastal regions (for oil rigging) and mangroves. These are indeed some very Continue reading “A Story of Grassland: Rajarhat”

Murshidabad: The Land of Nawabs

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People studying Indian History will surely come across a place named Murshidabad. It was the hub of culture, aristocracy, wealth, extravaganza. It was the hub of architectural boom. West Bengal is probably the only place in the whole world to be influenced by 8 countries including Portugal, France, Armenia, Britain, etc.

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Day Trip: Dooars and Clouds and Childhood

North Bengal is my home. Literally. My ancestral home is in Siliguri and I have frequented North Bengal and its surrounding regions during my school days. No wonder I am interested in wildlife and my favourite holiday destination is Forest.

To me, summer vacation has always Continue reading “Day Trip: Dooars and Clouds and Childhood”