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Chartered Bank Building  
   

Chartered Bank Building

Beautiful old colonial building that has shades of London's St Pancras International Railway Station.
Oh! Calcutta!

February 21st 2017
"Sorry sir, I can't let you board the plane without an onward journey." "But I was able to do so when I first arrived in India three months ago?" "They've changed the rules." "What in three months?" The check-in lady shrugs her shoulders. I was livid. This wasn't a requirement when I boarded my plane from London to Delhi back in November. This is the problem when rules are not universally ... read more
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Indian Flag The Indus Valley civilization, one of the oldest in the world, dates back at least 5,000 years. Aryan tribes from the northwest invaded about 1500 B.C.; their merger with the earlier Dravidian inhabitants created the classical Indian culture. Arab in... ... read more
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