The Glorious Grandeur of Victorian Kolkata

Victoria Memorial, the beautifully crafted white embodiment build in the memory of Queen Victoria, stands tall amidst the lush green surroundings. Built in January 1901, on the death of Queen Victoria, this monument stands tall battling time and change. “Let us, therefore, have a building, stately, spacious, monumental and grand, to which every newcomer in…

City of Joy…..?

Guten Morgen Peeps, have been taking a back seat off late owing to my busy schedule and travels. Saw this article when I was visiting Delhi earlier this month, “West Bengal had the highest number of graduate beggars in India”. Makes me really wonder why the Eastern part of India is so underdeveloped and backward…

In pursuit of Enlightenment …..

India, the land of Vedas and the birthplace of the oldest religion in the world , Hinduism – Sanatan Dharma, the guiding principle teachings that doesn’t force individuals to convert but motivate to live life , has always been the subject of curiosity and awe of individuals worldwide who visit and research about Hinduism. The…

Bow Barracks… Now and forever..

Amidst the festivities and chill in the air, I decided to visit a place that has been in my wish list for long, “Bow Barracks” or “Bohu Barracks”(Multiple Barricades) as it is called and known to us all. Having being raised and lived half of my life in a Christian state amidst choirs and carols,…

When Daily Mirage meets An Idea

An informal discussion between Shazeb Alam of An Idea, Kolkata’s leading start-up platform and Devraj Lahiri of Daily Mirage, A multi-activity blog site, also from Kolkata, on the future of the start-up eco- system in India and Kolkata. An informative one on one, this will surely give all of you an insight on how to…

Urvashi Kapoor Verma

Landscape designer, Astrologer, Entrepreneur, super mother ……winner. The quintessential woman and an epitome of grace. Ladies and gentlemen, presenting to you Urvashi Kapoor Verma. This is the first feature from Daily Mirage. Hope you all like it.

My little Charmer

After a hectic video shoot on a saturday noon,  my mind tirelessly wanted a pillow to lie down and sleep but my stomach was looking for some respite from hunger.  My hunger pangs and my tiredness calmed down after a hearty meal at Park Street,  the food Mecca of Kolkata.  Good food and an equally…