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Jamalpur jazz: The forgotten story of a Filipino swing musician in 1930s Bihar

Jamalpur jazz: The forgotten story of a Filipino swing musician in 1930s Bihar

As World Jazz Day is celebrated on Thursday, a reminder that the musical form has a long, complex history in the subcontinent. Not only does jazz have immensely long roots… Read more »

British Indian Railway – On Tracks of Empire – Unite and Divide

British Indian Railway – On Tracks of Empire – Unite and Divide

British India from the view point of John Sergeant (BBC). A must watch documentary for all Indians John Sergeant embarks on a unique 3,000 mile journey through the history of… Read more »

Jamalpur Jazz

Jamalpur Jazz

A few weeks ago, I received a message from Robert Evangelista, a retired electronics professional who now lives in the US, asking if I knew anything about Filipino bands that… Read more »

Welcome to Jamalpur the world’s most beautiful place!

Welcome to Jamalpur the world’s most beautiful place!

Railway Colonies in India by John Alton Price

Railway Colonies in India by John Alton Price

Railway Siding in Jamalpur When quite a child in India I had gathered, from the odd word I happened to overhear, or the odd attitude one observed when the subject… Read more »

Railway Colonies in India by John Alton Price

Railway Colonies in India by John Alton Price

Railway Siding in Jamalpur When quite a child in India I had gathered, from the odd word I happened to overhear, or the odd attitude one observed when the subject… Read more »

Anglo-Indian Day Celebration Combines the Best of British and Indian Cultures Through Film, Books, Music, and Food

Anglo-Indian Day Celebration Combines the Best of British and Indian Cultures Through Film, Books, Music, and Food

New York, NY – August 1, 2010. The presence of the British in India gave rise to a sub-culture that flourished for the better part of three centuries. The Anglo-Indians,… Read more »

On Jamalpur – Anglo-Indian Railway Officers

On Jamalpur – Anglo-Indian Railway Officers

By Blair Williams Jamalpur is best known as a very large workshop on the East Indian Railway, employing at one time, over 12,000 persons and over 1000 Anglo-Indians. Jamalpur was… Read more »

I do not think of JAMALPUR as a city..I think of it as a railway colony …bungalow dwellings …and Happy Valley

I do not think of JAMALPUR as a city..I think of it as a railway colony …bungalow dwellings …and Happy Valley

By Yvonne Eva Le Fort [aka:Yvonne Hussein Le Fort at Facebook] I do not think of JMP as a city..I think of it as a railway colony …bungalow dwellings …and… Read more »

JAMALPUR – beauty of a small town!

JAMALPUR – beauty of a small town!

By Richa Sinha, As I start on a journey of putting my thoughts into words & sharing them with you, it is just befitting that I start from the very… Read more »

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