Apr

15

The Bengali New Year celebration is popularly known as Poila Baishakh. This is an auspicious day for the Bengalis and as exchanging gifts form a unique part of Indian culture and tradition, this day is no exception to it. Although people are fast forgetting the traditional ways to celebrate this day, the exchange of Poila […]

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Apr

07

Girls have been known to like chocolate since time immemorial. Then again, a second thought makes you wonder, ?Who doesn?t?? That?s the funny thing about chocolate. It is an indispensable item for every event; the reason behind which mainly lies in the fact that everyone loves chocolate. Whether it is a birthday, anniversary, wedding, funeral, […]

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Apr

01

It?s that time of the year again, when amidst scorching days, stuffy nights and occasional bouts of soothing ?kalboishakhi? downpours, Bengalees gear up to welcome their new year in all its glory. With the advent of the month of Baisakh, by mid-April, the Bengali New Year officially starts. The name itself literally signifies the first […]

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Mar

21

Poila Baisakh, being the Bengali New Year, holds a lot of significance for the Bengalis around the world. Considered to be an auspicious date, Poila Baisakh is the day when Lakshmi and Ganesh Puja are solemnized in most of the shops and business centers of Bengal and beyond. Shop owners and businessmen believe opening the […]

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