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Filmmaker Basu Chatterjee in 1972 made  Piya Ka Ghar. The Jaya Bhaduri-Anil Dhawan starrer was the story of a reality check for a newly wed couple desperate for their moments of privacy as they live in a cramped room in a Mumbai chawl with the entire family. Journalist and writer Chandrima Pal's new book A Home in Mumbai (Harper Collins) is inspired by the never ending search of Mumbaikars- be it Shah Rukh Khan or a commoner- for a living space they can call a home in the Maximum City more
Independence Gala marks the culmination of UK- India 2017 Year of Culture

London, Oct 5 (NITN): The deep cultural ties, partnership and the long relationship between India and the UK over the past 70 years was marked last night with a richly diverse showcase of th ...

JW Marriott Kolkata offers a pocket-friendly Midnight Buffet as part of its first Durga Puja celebration

Kolkata, Sep 14 (NITN): The 5-star JW Marriott Hotel Kolkata, the first Marriott in the region, is gearing up to celebrate its first Pujo in the city. And JW Kitchen, its all-day dining rest ...

'World shifting focus to growing luxury consumer base in India'

Journalist-actor-corporate communication professional Mahul Brahma's maiden book Decoding Luxe is a book on luxury brands, exploring their various facets. Brahma is a luxury commentator and ...

JW Marriott Kolkata introduces special menu for Father’s Day

Kolkata, June 16 (NITN): Father’s Day is here, and JW Kitchen is ready to lay out a perfect of scrumptious and mouth-watering delicacies.

Delight your friends by sharing a MoBox from Monkey Bar

Kolkata, Jun 5 (NITN): With the mercury rising, if you have been looking for an excuse to meet with friends over drinks and a shared meal, then Kolkata's popular gastro-pub, the Monkey Bar, ...

While researching online for this minimalistically chic hotel of Paris, I learnt that Hotel Meridien Etoile (Le Méridien Etoile) was opened way back in 1972 in a collaboration with Air France so that the French capital could accommodate rising number of tourists pouring into the city from all over the world. 


On a spring Paris evening this year after exploring the city of love and romance for hours on foot, I had crashed in the "Heavenly" bed of a Junior Suite in this beautiful hotel in the French capital's first arrondissement, when my photographer friend accompanying me drew open the curtains of the tall windows.