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Travel Blog, A Dozen Blog Tales, Ei Samay

November 18, 2015 3 comments

Travel Blog, A Dozen Blog Tales, Ei Samay

Compilation: Nilanjan Hazra and Layout: Arghya Bandyopadhyay

My blog was among the 12 travel blogs (both international and national) to be featured in Ei Samay, the Bengali news paper of the Times of India (TOI) group, on 8 Nov. 2015 (Sunday).

A Dozen Blog Tales, Ei Samay, Kolkata, 8 Nov., 2015

A Dozen Blog Tales, Ei Samay, Kolkata, 8 Nov., 2015

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Calcutta Times, Passion Club, Heritage Walk

September 9, 2015 5 comments

Calcutta Times, Passion Club, Heritage Walk

Confluence of Culture

After the grand success of Happy Street, the Calcutta Times of The Times of India started their next project of Passion Clubs.

Group Photo, Calcutta Times, Passion Club, Heritage Walk of Confluence of Cultures.

Group Photo, Calcutta Times, Passion Club, Heritage Walk of Confluence of Cultures.

The Heritage, Photography and Food Passion Clubs were formed and the activities started soon after, with the objective of making the Calcuttans aware of their own heritage.

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A Few Good Bloggers, The Times of India

March 11, 2015 18 comments

A Few Good Bloggers

Jaideep Mazumdar, The Times of India

“Good Morning Sir, have you received your copy of The Times of India?” this was what I used to say as Reader Relation Executive (RRE) for The Times of India (TOI).

It was October 1999 and Times of India was making its inroads in Kolkata (Calcutta). I was doing my Masters of Business Management (MBM) from Calcutta University (CU) and the travelling bug had already bit me.

So to fund my trips I joined the door to door promotional campaign for Times of India. It was an early morning job and I had ample time to attend my classes at the Alipur Campus of Calcutta University.

A Few Good Bloggers, Jaideep Mazumdar, The Times of India, 7 March 2015

A Few Good Bloggers, Jaideep Mazumdar, The Times of India, 7 March 2015

Couple of months stint with Times of India provided me with enough funds to make my first solo trip, a trek to Sandakphu & Phalut, and opened up the opportunity of taking travel seriously.

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