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Digha sea beach on a lovely evening.


What is Clairvoyance horoscope?

Clairvoyance horoscope:- The word derived from 17th century French word 'clair' meaning clear and 'voyant' meaning seeing.
is a mysterious art of being able to see or perceptionalise events or objects by process which is beyond the five known senses of human. A person who has this ability to connect without known senses is said to be a clairvoyant.

It is known from recorded fact that this para-psycological communication can be verified and has been used by Countries like USA and RUSSIA extensively during the COLD war times. Though scientists do not generally preffer to acknowledge super natural phenomenon in public but a survey has shown that upto 66% of social scientists beleived in the possibility of its tangible effect.

If you have a serious, perhaps urgent problem to resolve, whether it be concerning money, bad luck, love or any other large or small grievance, to help you, Sara Freder offering you a Free Personal Clairvoyance Horoscope and she will reveal your lucky …

Ma Tara: Another Incarnation of Goddess Durga

The similarities in appearances between Kali and Tara are striking and unmistakable. They both are described as standing upon a supine Shiva in inert or corpselike form. However, while Kali is described as black, Tara is described as blue. Both wear minimal clothing, however Tara wears a tiger skin skirt, while Kali wears only a girdle of severed human arms.
I cant stop getting amused, seeing people buy loads of sea shell products from the shore side shops in Digha, thinking they are buying some local products from digha as a momento of their visit and also for gift purposes. Do they know that these shells are not from the sea near Digha? but are brought from places far off in the south India like from the beaches of Trivandrum,Rameshwaram and other beaches in the region.

The Silver harvest

The Silver harvest...

Fisherwomen stack and sorting their prized catch of day. Soon it will be auctioned on the beach itself, where it is unloaded by the fishermen returning early in the morning on a beach near Digha. The fish that is in abundance today is a fish locally called as Chanda and is auctioned generally between Rs. 20-30 per Kg.

Pictures from Digha

Picture taken by me at Digha.

Grasshoppers live all over the world in open grasslands, feeding on grass or any other available leafy vegetation, and sometimes causing serious damage to crops. They are essentially solitary and residential species, often abundant as individuals, but which may occasionally migrate. Poecilocerus pictus lives on Ak plant in India. The short-winged, lubber grasshopper, Romalea microptera or Brachystola magna, is commonly used for class study in U.S.A.

Certain kinds are known as locusts, particularly the gregarious and migratory forms, which are highly destructive. There are several species of locusts in the world. Locusta migratoria of the Old World occurs from eastern Europe to the Philippines. The desert locust (Schistocerca gregaria) extends from North Africa to north India. The Bombay locust (Cyrtacanthacris succinta) is confined to India. The chief North American species are the American locust (Schistocerca americana), the Carolina locust (Dissosteira c…

Left front and Bengal

The success of the left front government in West Bengal is a much discussed and debated issue all across the world. Amidst a worldwide decay of communism as a distinctive political way of governing a state, how a communist party has been able to carry on with its triumphs in a province of a country like India, is a matter of surprise and inquisition to any outsider. Critics have often designated the reign as more of a quantitative success (30 years) than a qualitative one. But to understand the vibes and repercussions of a highly sensitive and politically conscious people like the Bengalis truly, one has to take a much closer and all the more analytic look at the state, the party and its background.

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6 oldest universities of modern India

The seeds of modern western education were laid in the country along with the development of business and power of the British East India Company during the early 19th century. The company needed educated locals to carry out its business properly in India, and the local masses started feeling the need for proper certification of qualification for the purpose of serving the administration and other government departments. The result was the foundation of the first three universities of the country by Earl Viscount Canning, the British Governor General, in 1857. In a time of nationwide political disturbances and turmoil in the form of the Indigo Revolutions, the Santhal Revolutions and the Sepoy Mutiny, the country slowly progresses towards what we now know as proper institutionalized and global education.

Intended to be a chronicle history of the foundation and development of this format of education in the country, our series would contain 6 episodes on the 6 oldest universities of mod…

The Docks of Death :Alang: Asia’s biggest ship-breaking yard

When prosperity comes at the cost of nature, the prices to be paid sometimes are too high. That is what one could derive from the situation at Alang. The ship-breaking yard near Bhavnagar in Gujarat is supposed to be the largest of its kind in Asia. What was once the peacefully picturesque coasts of western Gujarat, turned almost at the wink of an eye into a busy bustling giant junkyard in 1983, when Alang was commissioned for dismantling “decommissioned” ships, as they are called after being declared unusable. It was a story of dream-come-true for the ship-breakers, their employees and all other associated industries for the next 2 decades. The yard reached its peak in 1997-98 with all of its 180 plots, as the individual yards are referred to as, fully functional and ready to cater to nearly 350 ships. At that time the yards employed more than 40,000 workers, ho hardly fell short of work.

But then things started changing, almost as if at the wave of some black magic wand. A mere stati…

I want to see her atleast for once...

All of us has received many cards in his her life time, I too have received many more than I can safely keep. These cards have a lot to say. This year while cleaning for my diwali I found a set of cards and few letters from my first girl friend. I just Read each card all over again and again wishing very dearly for a chance to turn back the time even if its for a short while,to be with her wish her and HUG HER. I am married now But i still desire to meet her once.. Hope I will be able to someday. If she by chance breezes through this blog then For Her " I still care for you.
Be happy"

I Love The Sea At Digha

I keep going back to Digha to de-stress myself. I see a different look of the sea on each of my visits and this constant change of nature does impress me and compels me to keep visiting this lovely place.

Fish Stall in Digha

A popular activity in Digha is savoring fry fish from the numerous fish stalls along the sea beach.

A Beach in Digha

A popular weekend among Bengalis is a trip to the lovely and sandy beaches of Digha in East Midnapore.

Sea Beach At Shankar pur

Shankarpur is a place around two kilometers from the traditional Digha beach area which is now over crowded with tourists and hotels, now is the latest craze amongst people for its boulder less beautiful beaches and its fishermen village.

First BJP Government has at last set up in South India

After a long one month of suspense, the union Cabinet decided to withdraw the president’s rule in Karnataka, embarking on a new journey by paving a way to build up the first BJP government in South India. The spirit of celebration for the saffron was at its peak, when the Karnataka leader B S Yeddyurappa took the oath of office on November 12th 2007, in Bangalore. The union Cabinet considered the report of Governor Rameshwar Thakur to the Center. In his report Thakur had no doubt about the numbers being clearly with the BJP-JD(S) combine. His report had a point over the stability of the combination stating the manner in which the previous H D Kumaraswamy government failed to honour its commitment. When the Cabinet meeting was over the finance minister P Chidambaram stated, “The Cabinet decided that the governor may be advised to invite BJP leader B S Yeddyurappa to form the government.” The center would advise the governor to invite parties, which according to him would be best suite…

How To Write Good Article

Submitting good contents in various directories have proved to be a good way to generate good amount of traffic into your website, giving it a faster growth. It is the good content that can pillar the growth of the online business, may it be an online brochure or press release or article or blog post. While dealing with the best way to write good articles, it is required to evaluate the main problems of writing good articles. The main problem however, is the lack of confidence and considering yourself to be not a bad writer. This is the one of the chief constraint of coming up with good content. The second serious problem is that sometimes people cannot select a proper topic and third salient problem is not being aware of the correct procedure and postulates of writing good articles. Well said an ancient Chinese proverb that “The journey of a thousand miles begins with a broken fan belt and a leaky tire”. If you have never written articles before, you can try out writing something now.…

Pongal – A Day Of Triumph

Pongal is one of the most important festivals of South India, which marks the celebration of prosperity associated with the harvest. Celebrated in Tamil Nadu as well as by the Tamils in many parts of the globe such as Sri Lanka, Singapore and Malaysia, the festival of Pongal is in practice for around 50 centuries. The celebration of Pongal marks the Salutation and adoration of the supreme power -- the God of Sun, who embarks on a new journey towards the North on this special day, signifying the very auspiciousness of life. To the spiritual aspirants, the beginning of the northwards journey of the Sun God on this particular day has a special significance, as it is believed to have a favorable impact on life and well being.

Although it is predominantly a festival of Tamil Nadu (South India), it has been celebrated by many other provinces in India with different names. In Gujarat and Maharashtra, Pongal is celebrated on the day of "Uttarayan", which is the annual kite flying day…

Some pictures of Fireworks i enjoyed in my house during Diwali

Hi Friends! Let me at the very outset wish you all a very Happy Diwali. I just dropped by to share with you one of my experiences. It was really a fun filled experience to win the second award in the firework competetion held by our local club today (October 8th) evening. I just wanted let you guys know hoe I made those fountains. It's really easy and took me only a couple of hour to make some of them. Here's how I made them:

Ingredients Used:
1. SOra
2. Sulphur
3. Charcoal
4. Iron flakes

Step 1 -- I took a news paper and spread it on the floor. The fan was switched off.
Step 2-- I poured all the ingredients over the news paper at a ratio of 16:12:4:3.That is to say when sora is 16 grams, the ironflakes will be will be 12 grams , charcoal will be 4 grams and sulphur3 grams.
Step 3 -- Make all the ingredient except the iron flakes a fine powder.
step 4 -- I mixed them well, so that it becomes a complete mixture.
Step 5 -- I took a earthen pot (the one that are specially desig…

Family Time - Easter Between Trees

Easter being the Pascha, or Resurrection Day is one of the most
important us feast of the Christians. It is the celebration of
the "Resurrection of Jesus" that is believed to have occurred on the
third day of His crucification around AD 27 to 33. Also referred to as
the season of the Church year (Easter Season or Eastertide), the
festivity is quite popular in the Christian community. One very
important regarding Easter is that traditionally Easter used to last
for the forty days from the actual Easter day till the arrival of
Ascension Day. Now it lasts for fifty days from Easter day until
Pentecost, the first week being the Easter week or the Octave of
Easter. Easter is sometimes called "movable Christian holy day" also.
This is because it is not fixed as per the civil calendar. Each year
it falls a sometime between 22nd March and 25th April as per western
Christianity and during early May as the easter Christian calendar
following the moon cycle.

Sometimes celebration of easter…

Diwali the hugely celebrated Festival of India (Hindus)

Diwali is the most celebrated festival in India – especially for Hindus and Jains. The term being derived from the Sanskrit word “Dipavali”, which means the row of lights, the main festival happens on the no-moon day of the dark half of Kartik ( name of a month) as per the Hindu lunar calendar. Celebrated insanely in India, Diwali is also celebrated in many other parts of the world like Mauritius, Thailand, Fiji, Japan, United Kingdom, UAE, Netherlands, Myanmar, Malaysia, Australia, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Nepal, Indonesia, New Zealand etc. Even in USA people of Indian origin celebrates Diwali with great pomp. What is most interesting in this regard is that the US house of representatives has passed a resolution recognizing the spiritual, religious and cultural significance Diwali. Mr. Joe Wilson, who is the Co-Chair of the Congressional Caucus on India and Indian Americans, said, "My resolution acknowledges the international, religious, and historical importance of the festival of…

The Spirit of Christmas Celebration

Christmas is one of the most celebrated events of Christians all across the world. Celebrated in the commemoration of the auspicious birth of Lord Jesus in various ways, Christmas is the annual holiday in many nations. Each year over 400 millions of people all over the world celebrate Christmas with great pomp and show. This makes Christmas one of the biggest religious festivities of the world. All state governments, the federal government, schools & colleges & universities in United States of America give their employees a leave of a couple of days during this festive season. The vast majority of businesses in US are kept closed during this time. As per the Roman Catholic calendar Christmas is one of the six holy feast days that are celebrated in US, while the others being All Saints, Circumcision, Immaculate Conception, Mary's assumption into heaven and Ascension.

Among the most remarkable activities of the festive, gifts exchanging is worth mentioning. The tradition of s…

What is Click Exchange? And How Important is It?

What is click exchange? And How Important is it?Webmasters are always interested in getting quality targetted traffic to their web site,. Without a doubt many of the new webmasters will have a try on the free traffic exchange program all over the Internet. Who do you think is going to be more likely to subscribe to your e-zine, download your trial software, purchase your product, etc? Someone who has read a short description of your site and decides to click to your site out of their own curiosity and/or interest or someone who is forced to view your site automatically? Its anybody’s guess! Click exchanges generates visitors that are eager to learn more about what you're offering - visitors that are far more likely to take the action you want them to - because they have chosen to visit your site. And unlike most other traffic-exchanges, when you join my select click exchange your site is exposed to potentially 1000s of new and unique visitors who is REALLY INTERESTED in what you o…

Barrackpore: the cradle of the quake

The Sepoy Mutiny of 1857 was one of the most remarkable events that took place in British India, especially during the rule of the East India Company. It indeed was the first mass uprising against the foreign rule in the country. Historians may have doubts and conflicts regarding the nature of the revolt and the reasons behind its failure, but it cannot be denied that the Sepoy Mutiny of 1857 actually marked the beginning of a new era in Indian history. It was the strongest reason behind the end of the Company’s rule and the transfer of power to the British throne, which happened in the subsequent year.

Various factors however are accounted for the instigation to the revolt. Lord Dalhousie’s policies of annexation of the native states and an ever-increasing discontent among the sepoys, the Indian soldiers appointed by the East India Company, are believed to be two of the most important factors behind the outbreak of the mutiny. Other subsidiary reasons like introduction of western edu…

A Ray of Hope: prison children of Jharkhand

On a usually relaxed March morning at the Ranchi Zoo the visitors suddenly got to see an unusually enthusiastic crowd of juveniles, cheering at every animal, and more unusually, at even the most ordinary of snacks, like peanuts and corns. They did not look like the normal excursion teams from schools. Neither did they look like destitute orphans from remote homes. They looked like as if from some different world…

Thy actually were children from a different world. A mundane, melancholy world that survives in absolute seclusion. They were children of the inmates imprisoned in the jails of Jharkhand. These children have been refused refuge everywhere else, and have no other option but to live in the jails with either of their parents, or both. Some of them were even born inside the jails, and have been spending their childhood ever since in a way most of us would be terrified even to imagine about ourselves, or our own children.

But, as a matter of fact, the only difference between them an…

Kolkata- 'THE CITY OF JOY'

One of the largest and most vibrant city of modern India is the CITY OF JOY, namely Kolkata, formerly known as Calcutta.This relatively modern city on the Eastern bank of Hoogly river has a population of almost 4.5 million and over 14 million including the recent extensions making it the third largest urban agglomeration in India.
This city served as the capital of British India , till the capital was shifted to N. Delhi in the year 1911. Once the centre of modern science, education, politics and social reforms it suffered serious set backs during and after partion of India and Indian Independence for various reasons including influx of refugees from Bangladesh. With its glorious history of revolution, trade unionism, education, Kolkata is always referred to as a city of intellectuals and also called the cultaral capital of India. Considering the rich cultural heritage of the Indian subcontinent, it’s really unique to be known as the cultural capital of India.
Name:- There are contradi…