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Kolkata, Jan 31 (IBNS): A new edition of the rare collection titled ‘Romain Rolland and Gandhi Correspondence’ has been unveiled at Department of Publications Division (DPD), Union Ministry of Information & Broadcasting’s stall at 42nd International Kolkata Book Fair, here today.

Study finds what factors make ‘age-fri

London, Jan 31 (IBNS): A new study, published in the journal Systematic Reviews, conducted by researchers at the University of Liverpool and Newcastle University has identified the most effective initiatives for promoting respect and social inclusion for older people living in the community.

US-based Battery Dance Company enthralls

Kolkata, Jan 31 (IBNS): Engaging in collaboration in the arts is one of the best ways that different nations can get to know each other on a level beyond politics, said U.S. Consul General Craig Hall during his opening remarks at a performance by the New York City-based Battery Dance Company in Kolkata, recently.

Reduce price of sanitary napkins, women

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will be producing the annual budget on Feb 1 but is he aware of the basic needs and desires of Indian women? IBNS correspondent Souvik Ghosh speaks to women who want cheaper sanitary napkins

How to stay healthy day by day: useful t 29-Jan-2018
Vishwamohan Bhatt, Tarun Bhattacharya, T

Kolkata, Jan 28 (IBNS): Padma Bhushan Pdt Vishwamohan Bhatt on Mohan Veena, Maha Sangeet Samman winner Santoor Maestro Pdt Tarun Bhattacharya and Sangeet Natak Award winner Flautist Pdt Ronu Majumdar, accompanied by Tabla virtuoso Tanmoy Bose, presented Songs of Nature at the Satyajit Ray Auditorium, ICCR recreating history and reliving the magic of 80's.

Gender, education and class affects reti

London, Jan 26 (IBNS): Raising your level of education and skills during your working life are key factors in determining your quality of life in retirement and older age – according to new research.

Shabd debut at Kolkata Lit Fest 2018 to

Kolkata, Jan 26 (IBNS): A new initiative called “Shabd - Where Literature Meets” would be an added attraction at the Kolkata Literature Festival 2018 which is hosted each year within the folds of the International Kolkata Book Fair.

Starmark's store in South City mall reop

Kolkata, Jan 25 (IBNS): After one year, Starmark's store in the South City mall has reopened in the last week in Kolkata.

Kolkata: Tata Steel Kolkata Literary Mee

Kolkata, Jan 22 (IBNS): The 4th edition of the Tata Steel Kolkata Literary Meet (TSKLM) was inaugurated today at the iconic Victoria Memorial in the presence T.V. Narendran, CEO and Managing Director, Tata Steel, along with Malabika Banerjee, Director of Kolkata Literary Meet, and Dr. Jayanta Sengupta, Secretary & Curator, Victoria Memorial Hall. 

West Bengal celebrates Saraswati Puja to

New Delhi, Jan 22 (IBNS): The Bengali community across the country, with West Bengal leading the rest, in worshiping Hindu Goddess Saraswati with grandeur on on Monday.

Japan's Super Million Hair captures Indi

New Delhi, Jan 19 (IBNS) Hair today, gone tomorrow. Well, baldness is without a solution almost and if you are suffering from male pattern one, only expensive hair transplantation could be a saviour.

Tollywood star Prosenjit Chatterjee goes

Kolkata, Jan 18 (IBNS): Leading Tollywood actor Prosenjit Chatterjee, during a film promotion at Sasya on Wednesday, could not resist taking a look at the Kolkata-based designer wear store's collection and buying some too.

Six leading theatre groups participate i

Kolkata, Jan 17 (IBNS): Kolkata Theatre Festival organised by the Eastern Zonal Cultural Centre (EZCC) is being held at its Bharatiyam Cultural Multiplex in Kolkata until Jan 20.

Kolkata meets successful change-makers a

Kolkata, Jan 16 (IBNS): Josh Talks, in collaboration with Facebook, hosted its second event of this year recently at Gandhi Bhavan, Jadavpur University, Kolkata.

Mizzle of Love: Audio album by Pdt Tarun

Kolkata, Jan 15 (IBNS): Mizzle of Love, an audio album featuring a unique collaboration of a legend, Tarun Bhattacharya and  elocutionist, Chandreyee Dutta Guha Roy was recently released in Kolkata.

Apeejay Kolkata Lit Fest announces Prabh

Kolkata, Jan 15 (IBNS): Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival (AKLF) has announced a new annual literary award for emerging women writers in India called “Prabha Khaitan Woman’s Voice Award”.

Google pays tribute to Mahasweta Devi on

New Delhi, Jan 14 (IBNS): Popular search engine Google on Sunday paid tribute to legendary Bengali writer and Padma Shree awardee Mahasweta Devi on her 92nd birth anniversary.

Translating Camus' play was a challenge,

Power Publishers released "Roman Samrat Caligula" by author Kamalesh Banerjee.  In this interview, Banerjee speaks about this book and his literary journey.

SPPC introduces top 5 Naturopathy treatm

New Delhi-based Swami Parmanand Prakritik Chikitsalaya (SPPC), a guided health and wellness center offering lifestyle programs through alternative healing principles of Naturopathy, Yoga, Ayurveda etc, has introduced top five naturopathy treatments to detoxify bodies.

Google doodles on Har Gobind Khorana’s

New York, Jan 9 (IBNS): Popular search engine Google on Tuesday designed its homepage with a doodle to mark Nobel prize winning  Indian-American biochemist Har Gobind Khorana on his 96th birth anniversary.

Google pays tribute to Fearless Nadia wi

Mumbai/New York, Jan 8 (IBNS): Popular search engine Google on Monday paid tributes to original stunt woman of Bollywood Mary Ann Evans, better known as “Fearless Nadia”, by beautifully decorating their homepage with a doodle dedicated to her.

Bipasha Basu inaugurates beauty retailer

Kolkata, Jan 7 (IBNS): The new year brought some good news for ladies in Kolkata as Bollywood actress Bipasha Basu inaugurated beauty retailer Sephora in city's South City Mall.

Bangladesh Film Festival and photo exhib

Kolkata, Jan 5 (IBNS): A two-day long festival to showcase films from Bangladesh was inaugurated at Nandan – 2 theatre in Kolkata today, in presence of Hasanul Haque Inu, Minister of Information, Government of Bangladesh and Bangladesh High Commissioner to India Shri Syed Moazzem Ali.

Discounting humanity: Bargain hunters se

Toronto, Jan 5 (IBNS): Everyone loves a bargain, but new research suggests some employees may be getting short-changed when it comes to how consumers perceive them when they are price-conscious.

Kolkata: Parv Bharatiyam by EZCC conclud

Kolkata, Jan 2 (IBNS): The nine-day Parv Bharatiyam festival of music and dance was organised recently by the Eastern Zonal Cultural Centre (EZCC), Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India, at the Bharatiyam Cultural Multiplex, Salt Lake.

Ayurveda or Allopathy? Which One to Choo

Itis always a problematic choice, isn’t it? Choosing between Ayurveda and Allopathy to heal our illnesses.

Mumbai is quick to absorb global ideas:

Propelled by the love for cities and living spaces, Chandrima Pal penned down 'At Home In Mumbai', a book dedicated entirely to people and properties in India's Financial Capital. Chandrima, who has herself lived in India's 'Maximum City' for over a decade, decodes her book in a chat with IBNS correspondent Sudipto Maity  

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