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  Kolkata, India
Kolkata (Bangla: কলকাতা), is the proper Bengali language name for the city formerly known as Calcutta, is the capital of the Indian state of West Bengal, and was once the most populous city in India.
Kolkata is among those cities in India where the gap between rich and poor is huge and this gap is expanding day-by-day.Kolkata is also one of the cheapest metros in India to live in.
Kolkata has an eminent place in the history of American diplomacy as one of the oldest American Consulates anywhere in the world, and the oldest in India Link.
creekin.net /c4161-n85-kolkata-india.html   (1962 words)

  
 Calcutta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
It was officially changed to Kolkata as of 2001, though the British appelation is still often used in the rest of the world.
Thomas, Kolkata, Town Hall, Calcutta, Millennium Park promenade, Eden Gardens (a massive international cricket stadium), Whiteways and Laidlaw Building (currently known as Life Insurance Corporation of India building), Governor's House, Esplanade Mansion, Howrah Station, South Eastern Railway Headquarters, Calcutta Maidan and many more notable places.
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hallencyclopedia.com /Calcutta   (3724 words)

  
 Saint Thomas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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A Norwegian musician, Thomas Hansen, better known as St.
This is a disambiguation page — a list of articles associated with the same title.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Saint_Thomas   (89 words)

  
 The Hindu : `It is a beautiful day for Kolkata'
That is how Kolkata, Mother Teresa's adopted home for more than half a century, celebrated her beatification, thousands of miles away from St. Peter's Square in the Vatican.
Now a home to 110 men and women, all of whom were given a special lunch and new clothes to honour the occasion, it had a much-revered guest in Pope John Paul II in February 1986 and who today was conducting the beatification ceremony of Mother Teresa in the Vatican.
The illumination was more extensive and elaborate at St. Thomas' Church where the Mother's body had been kept for some time after her death six years ago.
www.hinduonnet.com /2003/10/20/stories/2003102002831200.htm   (530 words)

  
 Nixal - Kolkata
Kolkata is a busy metropolitan in eastern India and is the capital of the state of West Bengal.
Kolkata is situated on the banks of river Hoogly (a tributary of river Ganga) and is about 100km north of Bay Of Bengal.
Kolkata is located at a latitude of 22° 32’ North and longitude of 88° 22' East.
www.nongnu.org /gug-nixal/kolkata.html   (5533 words)

  
 MALANKARA NEWS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Catholicos-designate Thomas Thimothios of the Orthodox Church was reported to be inside the seminary with a few others, while the head of the Jacobite Church, Catholicos Thomas I, was engaged in a fast and prayers outside the seminary, reports said.
Catholicos H.B. Baselius Thomas I began a sit-in in the middle of the road in front of the Aluva police station around 11.30 pm to protest against the lathicharge against those assembled in the compound of the Mar Athanasius Kurissuthotty in front of the seminary.
Catholicos Baselius Thomas I began a sit-in in the middle of the road in front of the Aluva police station around 11.30 pm to protest against the lathicharge against those assembled in the compound of the Mar Athanasius Kurissuthotty in front of the seminary.
www.aolplaza.com /mosc/MalankaraNEWS/JUNimages/JuneMNR.htm   (18525 words)

  
 Calcutta
Speakers of the region's native language of Bengali have always known it as Kolkata (কলকাতা) and there is consequently no phonetic equivalent of 'Calcutta' in Bengali.
The rent-roll of King Akbar, a sixteenth-century Mughal king, and the work of a Bengali poet, Bipradaas, of the late fifteenth century, both make mention of the city's early name being Kalikata, from which Kolkata/Calcutta are said to derive (1).
Thomas, Kolkata, Town Hall, Calcutta, Millennium Park promenade, Eden Gardens (a massive international cricket stadium), Whiteways and Laidlaw Building (currently Life Insurance Corporation of India building), Governor's House, Esplanade Mansion, Howrah Station, South Eastern Railway Headquarters, Maidan and many more notable places.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/c/ca/calcutta.html   (2947 words)

  
 Doubting Thomas - Deccan Herald   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Thomas quickly went to the group and picked up the little fellow and made him sit with him.
And Thomas thought of how Jesus had said he is going to prepare a place for them, and he would come back to take them.
Thomas was with them all, behind closed doors as they still had to remain hidden for fear of Jesus' enemies.
www.deccanherald.com /deccanherald/apr092004/os6.asp   (1083 words)

  
 Places of Worship in Chennai - www.chennaibest.com
Built in 1523 by the Portugese, a small relic-filled Church stands at the summit of the 300 foot high St. Thomas Mount.
Excavations for the Church building began in the Fort St. George premises, during Governor Streynsham's tenure and its construction was completed in 1679.
The Church was christened St. Mary's as its foundation was laid on the Annunciation day of the Virgin Mary (the feast observed by Christians to mark the day when Mary was told of God's plan that she would be Mother of Jesus).
www.chennaibest.com /discoverchennai/sightseeing/worship02.asp   (527 words)

  
 The Christian Post   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
KOLKATA, INDIA - As the demand for better educational facilities are on the rise, some of the prominent Christian missionary schools in Kolkata have woken up to the glaring need to create more space for more students, and have embarked on the expansion route by looking beyond the Bypass area.
The authorities of the Church of North India (CNI) have decided to set up at least half-a-dozen new schools on the eastern fringes of Kolkata, all of them branches of some of the most popular English-medium institutions already being run by the church in town.
The schools on the fast-track move to multiple campuses are — La Martinaire for Boys, La Martinaire for Girls, St Thomas’ for Boys and St Thomas’ for Girls, both at Kidderpore, Pratt Memorial and St James.
www.christianpost.com /php_functions/print_friendly.php?tbl_name=asia&id=507   (508 words)

  
 Calcutta Article, Calcutta Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Speakers of the region's native language of Bengali have always known it as Kolkata (কলকাতা) andthere is consequently no standardized phonetic spelling of 'Calcutta' in written Bengali.
It was officially changed to Kolkata asof 2001, though the British appelation is still often used in the rest of the world.
Thomas, Kolkata, Town Hall, Calcutta, Millennium Park promenade, Eden Gardens (a massive international cricket stadium), Whiteways and Laidlaw Building (currently Life InsuranceCorporation of India building), Governor's House, Esplanade Mansion, Howrah Station, South Eastern Railway Headquarters, Maidan and many more notable places.
www.anoca.org /india/city/calcutta.html   (2847 words)

  
 oil painting of Chennai, paintings, india oil painting, glass paintings.
An oil painting of Chennai, almost the first known drawing of Fort St. George, is one of a set of six main factories of the East India Company at Chennai, Kolkata, Mumbai, Tellicherry, Cape Town and St. Helena.
The bridge was on the road from Chennai to St. Thomas’s Mount which may be seen in the distance.
These were part of the engravings from the paintings of Ward and Thomas Daniell which were in the collection of Richard Chase, the Mayor of Chennai at the turn of the century.
www.indiaprofile.com /art-crafts/chennai-earlyviews.htm   (602 words)

  
 SORNet
Thomas was born in 1954 in the Thandasseril family, Thiruvanchoor, Kottayam.
Thomas was selected to represent the Christian community in Bahrain in a Hindu-Christian-Muslim dialogue conducted in 2002, by the 'Discover Islam' organization sponsored by the government of Bahrain.
Thomas now serves as vicar of St. George Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Church in Abu Dhabi and Al-Ain in U.A.E. He is married to Susan.
sor.cua.edu /SORNet   (6705 words)

  
 The Sunday Tribune - Spectrum - Travel
The 13th century stained glass panels in the Trinity chapel showing St Thomas Becket or the scene of Adam the Forester, shot through the neck by a poacher commemorate the many miracles associated with his name.
The progressive raising of the floor level to the High Alter, and again to St Augustine’s Chair and beyond it, must have provided a magnificently dramatic setting for the shrine of St Thomas as the focal point of the whole structure.
The splendid Romanesque painting of St. John the baptist is one of its kind.
www.tribuneindia.com /2002/20020224/spectrum/travel.htm   (1470 words)

  
 Travel in Chennai   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
It is named after the apostle of Chirst, St. Thomas.
Adjacent to the Fort St. George on the south is the War Memorial, which housed the coastal battery and was formerly called 'Cupid's Bow the Victory was Memorial honours those who have laid down their lives for their country since the First World War.
Fort St. George is presently used as the offices of the Tamilnadu Secretariat and the Legislative Assembly.
www.netguruindia.com /travel/che   (2012 words)

  
 The Telegraph - Calcutta : Metro   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The preliminary and the semi-final rounds were held in St James, where 16 schools were eliminated.
But LMG’s luck ran out and the top honours were taken by St James, with Mahadevi Birla and St Thomas securing the second and third places respectively.
The quiz was organised by Quizobean, the quizzing society of St James, headed by B. Dasgupta, the senior physics teacher and the master-in-charge of quizzing.
www.telegraphindia.com /1050712/asp/calcutta/story_4976350.asp   (1830 words)

  
 Cover story: Intolerance in India
These charges are especially painful to Indian Catholics, many of whom trace their religious heritage to St. Thomas, the apostle.
It is believed Thomas brought the faith to India in the year 52.
His remains are believed to be buried in a crypt in the small church of St. Thomas in Chennai (formerly Madras) on the southwestern coast of India.
www.natcath.com /NCR_Online/archives/050401/050401a.htm   (2858 words)

  
 Church members protest against Bishop- The Times of India   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
KOLKATA: Members of the Church of North India (Kolkata diocese), organised a silent march on Saturday evening to protest the "high-handedness and autocratic functioning" of bishop P S P Raju.
Three members of the diocese executive committee were among the 100-odd protestors who marched from St Paul's Cathedral to the Bishop's House with placards against bishop Raju.
"The diocese of Kolkata cannot forgive, nor forget, his financial misdemeanour and other scandals and demand that he either disprove our charges by concrete evidence or step down immediately," said Ruben E. Phillips, a member of the Kolkata diocese and member, board of governors, St Thomas Day School.
timesofindia.indiatimes.com /articleshow/559330.cms   (270 words)

  
 Catholic News Agency
Kolkata, October 09, 2003 (CNA) - Mother Teresa’s beatification Mission Sunday, Oct. 19, will spark a week of celebrations in the Diocese of Pune, where she spent most of her years ministering to the poor and the dying.
The Vice President of the Committee said the prayer appeals began on September 28 in the Church of Corpus Christi near the government-owned Palacio de Convenciones, continuing on October 5 at the Church of St. Thomas.
At the same time, she emphasized, “Our demands are not only for the 75 prisoners of conscience from the latest wave of oppression—although we stress that they are treated more harshly than others because of the long sentences and poor conditions in which they are held—but for all prisoners as well.
www.catholicnewsagency.com /showarchive.php?date=2003-10-09   (2034 words)

  
 Prayers and Mourning for Pope's Funeral Throughout Asia
Filipino bishops called for the march to highlight the Pope's legacy--his focus on "the Gospel of life against the culture of death" --and to promote it in Filipino society at a time when the Filipino Congress is debating laws contrary to the family and nascent life.
Thousands of people participated in the Pontiff's memorial mass in St Thomas' Church; another Eucharistic celebration was held in Delhi's cathedral.
In Karachi Catholics met in St Patrick's Cathedral for a memorial mass to honour John Paul II.
www.aina.org /news/2005049121850.htm   (624 words)

  
 Education - Information - Educational Resources - Encyclopedia - Music - St   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
INDEX OF ARTICLES: St Articles are indexed by the first word of the title, including "A," "The," etc.
St Mary's Isle (Conister Rocks or Tower of Refuge)
St Mirren F.C. St Mungo's Hospital for Magical Maladies and Injuries
education.music.us /St.htm   (155 words)

  
 Me, and this website | arnab's world   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Then, after 2 years at R.K.Academy, my parents decided that I was now ready to study at St.
And then my parents decided that Mumbai wasn't that hip enough, so we moved to Kolkata, where I spent a year at St.
And then just as I was begninning to enjoy myself, we moved.
www.arnab.org /about?PHPSESSID=4a43bce294f0469fda29c4a21b3e3bba   (283 words)

  
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But the number of these institutions is still insufficient for the purpose, and we are therefore, glad to learn that a new “Home” to be called the St. Mary’s House of Charity, will soon be opened at No. 5, Sooterkin’s lane, where spacious premises have been obtained, capable of accommodating a large number of persons.
The petition, filed against the Bishop of Calcutta, the state education department and St Thomas’ Boys School, Kidderpore, alleged violation of the code of regulations for Anglo-Indian schools and safeguards of minority rights under Articles 14 and 30 (Clause 1) of the Constitution.
Marc Antony of Destiny, the Kolkata Association of Anglo-Indians, said: “St Thomas Kidderpore refused admission to a six-year-old upper nursery applicant, Joshua Hayes from Kidderpore, on the grounds that his parents could not afford the fees, though everything else was in order.” The Hayes petitioned D’Costa Hart seeking redress.
www.anglosinjharkhand.freeservers.com /letters.htm   (11460 words)

  
 outlookindia.com | wired
The Calcutta High Court today directed Church of North India's (CNI) Bishop of Kolkata, Rev P S P Raju, to surrender before the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate within two weeks in connection with a criminal case lodged against him for alleged bungling in land allotment to an engineering college.
Raju, who is also the chairman of the Board of Governors of St Thomas School, had filed the anticipatory bail application apprehending arrest in connection with a case of financial misappropriation in procurement of land for St Thomas College of Engineering and Techonology.
In his complaint, Banerjee alleged that Raju had cheated the college authorities by persuading them to set up a college within the campus of St Thomas School at Kidderpore area in the western part of the metropolis.
www.outlookindia.com /pti_news.asp?id=274572   (518 words)

  
 The Hindu : Kerala / Thrissur News : Conference in honour of K.N. Raj to begin tomorrow
Addressing a press conference here today, the organising committee office-bearers said the former President, K.R. Narayanan, who is a classmate of Dr. Raj, would attend the inaugural session and deliver a talk on ``Raj as a political being''.
The concluding session is to remember the contributions of the late Krishnaraj, who was the editor of EPW and the inspiration behind the conference, the organisers said.
Michael Tharakan, A.M. Francis, Principal, St. Thomas College, T. Vijayasankar and T. Sreedharan, economists, and A. Baby, Head of Department of Economics, St. Thomas College, were among those who addressed the press conference.
www.hinduonnet.com /2004/10/01/stories/2004100103060300.htm   (548 words)

  
 Ready 2005: Register Now   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The "Ready Launch Tour 2005" is coming to a location near you.
Registrations for these events are now closed (Except Kolkata).
However, you are encouraged to register for the Bill Gates LIVE Webcast.
www.microsoft.com /india/ready2005/register.aspx   (122 words)

  
 kolkata education.net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Banhoogly Girls High School management at Banhoogly in northern Kolkata had recently barred four lady teachers from taking classes for wearing lipstick and also instructed for not applying 'surma' on eyes, wear long earrings or use mobile phones inside the class rooms.
The trio arrived in Kolkata from New Delhi on Monday with Parveen Quasim, the founder of the Karachi High School, who would also be awarded by Gandhi for her meaningful contribution towards bilateral student exchange between India and Pakistan.
In the southern fringes of the city, the seeds of a green mission are being sown.
www.kolkataeducation.net /local/frmnews.htm   (7251 words)

  
 CNN.com - Kolkata honors Mother Teresa - Oct. 20, 2003
Thousands of Indians whose lives were touched by the "Saint of the Gutters" gathered Sunday to pay their respects to Mother Teresa in the sprawling city where the beatified nun worked for decades helping the poor.
The crowd representing all religious denominations gathered from dawn in central Kolkata (formerly Calcutta) at the landmark Mother House, Mother Teresa's home, and small chapels around the city.
At St Thomas Church were Mother Teresa's body lay in state for week before her funeral, a packed house offered special prayers Sunday morning.
www.cnn.com /2003/WORLD/asiapcf/south/10/19/india.teresa   (587 words)

  
 Transterrestrial Musings
It's kind of a lounge chair, because it's in the exit row, and the door only allows two seats in Row 9, so there's nobody in front of the window seat, and you can stretch your legs.
We don't need these silly new security rules, but they sure should be checking bags for bombs--that's the real problem now." For what it's worth, her husband spent the entire flight reading a Guns & Ammo mag.
When I asked if they could get a CCW in St. Thomas, they said yes, though it took several months.
www.transterrestrial.com /archives/000214.html   (615 words)

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