Kolkata to celebrate British trader`s 1690 landing

An exhibition of photographs showcasing north Kolkata`s British-era buildings, home to erstwhile zamindars or landowners, will be on display Aug 24 to mark British trader Job Charnock`s landing in 1690.

British monuments on display in watercolours at Kolkata

England`s past would enchant you with paintings of its historic monuments, courtesy a month-long exhibition by an Indian artist that began at the iconic British-era Victoria Memorial here Monday.