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Naad Wellness introduces Dinacharya by N

Kolkata/IBNS: A revival of the ancient Ayurvedic concept of a holistic routine Naad Wellness has introduced Dinacharya by Naad, a 5-day program designed to ease one into a well-regimented lifestyle and strengthen the body’s immune system.

29-Apr-2020
Yoga works on a subtle level because we

Reputed yoga therapist Bijoylaxmi Hota was the chief guest at An Author's Afternoon  organised by the Prabha Khaitan Foundation. With the nation under lockdown, the session was conducted online instead of in Kolkata. IBNS-TWF correspondent Souvik Ghosh brings excerpts of the Zoom interaction with the writer of All About Weight Loss

25-Apr-2020
Three Kolkata citizens provide food pack

Kolkata/IBNS: The Covid-19 virus has wrought havoc across the world but has also unlocked the samaritan spirit among people who have been coming forward in various ways to help others.

23-Apr-2020
ShareChat users take a huge liking to th

Kolkata/IBNS: Two students of XLRI Jamshedpur, Akram Tariq Khan and Anushree Warade, have developed a game called 'Bhag Corona' which has garnered more than four million unique page views already on the regional social social networking platform ShareChat.

23-Apr-2020
India's fight against Covid-19 receives

Delhi/Kolkata/IBNS: Rotary India as is their wont has been contributing in many ways to fight the COVID-19 battle, including contributing Rs 26 crore to the PM Cares Fund, the organisation said in a release.

23-Apr-2020
Lockdown 2.0 - Bengali language users cr

Kolkata/IBNS: After the extended lockdown 2.0 was announced in India, Bengali language users went viral on the ShareChat platform with various challenges to do during the Quarantined phase of their lives.

23-Apr-2020
Google Maps now includes locations of CO

Kolkata/IBNS: To help bring respite to people at a time when COVID-19 outbreak has hit normal life in India, Google Maps is now indicating the locations of food shelters and night shelters in cities across the country.

23-Apr-2020
Cactus Communications launches platform

Mumbai/IBNS: Cactus Communications, a global scientific communications and technology company, has announced the launch of covid19.researcher.life to offer researchers a single—and the world’s largest—platform for all COVID-19-related research, insights, commentary, and expert recommendations.  

22-Apr-2020
Did you know that by reusing plastic pen

Kolkata/IBNS: Writing instruments manufacturer Linc Pen and Plastics Limited, known for its popular brand Pentonic, launched an environemntal awareness programme this Earth Day, according to a release by the company. 

22-Apr-2020
Starmark reaches out to its clientele wi

Kolkata/IBNS: At a time when COVID-19 has imposed long-term restrictions on most activities, bookstore and lifestyle chain, Starmark, has been trying to reach out to its clientele with various online activities which may help provide some relief from stress and help stimulate their creative interests.

22-Apr-2020
Akshaya Tritiya: Senco Gold & Diamonds i

Kolkata, 20 April, 2020: Senco Gold & Diamonds, the jewellery retail chain from Eastern India, announced innovative offers for its customers looking to buy their favourite metal this Akshay Tritiya.

22-Apr-2020
IIT Kharagpur alumni to provide financia

Kharagpur (West Bengal)/IBNS: The alumni of IIT Kharagpur (a premier educational institute of India) has drawn up a six-month plan to support impoverished people living in and around the campus and affected by the Covid-19 lockdown, according to a press release issued by the insititute.

21-Apr-2020
Bengal Chamber adopts Gariahat, Jodhpur

Kolkata/IBNS: As per the request of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, the Bengal Chamber of Commerce and Industry volunteered to adopt two markets of South Kolkata- Gariahat and Jodhpur Park, for sanitization.

18-Apr-2020
Looking anew at yesterday’s favourite

As the Coronavirus pandemic ravages the world and people are locked down in houses, they are looking anew at places in houses and buildings long dismissed as being ‘just there’, Ranjita Biswas writes

18-Apr-2020
What People Are Doing While Bored In Qua

You know all of those things that you say you would do "if only you had the time"? Are you doing them now? If not, what are you doing? While the situation at hand is unfortunate, it has left a lot of people with a lot of time on their hands that they didn't have before. So what are people doing with that time? I'm sure most of us would like to think that we could finally use this time to knock some things off of that "if I only had the time" list. But are we? What exactly are people doing while bored in quarantine?

18-Apr-2020
UberMedic scales to 10 Indian cities for

New Delhi/IBNS: Uber’s recently launched UberMedic service for transporting frontline healthcare workers helping contain the spread of COVID-19 is now live across ten Indian cities: New Delhi, Noida, Mumbai, Kolkata, Pune, Chennai, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Lucknow and Patna.

15-Apr-2020
ShareChat users connect with platform's

Kolkata/IBNS: ShareChat, an Indian social media platform, saw its large user base utilise its regional language features to convey greetings for the just conlcuded traditional community-specific new years celebrated across the country.

15-Apr-2020
Australian e-learning platform Matific f

Sydney/IBNS: Matific, an online Maths resource for kids from primary to Grade 6, has ventured into the burgeoning ed-tech market in India, especially in light of the ongoing COVID-19 health crisis.

15-Apr-2020
Online predators put millions of childre

New York/IBNS: Self-isolation has driven more and more children to move online during the COVID-19 pandemic, leading to an unprecedented rise in screen time and raising safety risks for millions of young people, the UN said on Tuesday.

15-Apr-2020
The story behind “Leirum Phee” scarf

Imphal: The entire nation waited with bated breath on Tuesday morning for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's message on lockdown-issue as India fights the deadly coronavirus pandemic.

14-Apr-2020
#9pm9minutes on Sunday united India: Sha

Kolkata/IBNS: ShareChat, India’s own social media platform, has released the user insights on #9pm9minutes that replicates the sense of unity among the users on the platform.

07-Apr-2020
How Technology Can Help Combat Self-Isol

The worldwide pandemic has forced people to stay inside, in their homes, for an extended period of time. Although there are many people who are living with their families and thus aren't alone, there are also individuals that stay at home by themselves. Hence, they can be at risk of feeling lonely. But overall, this new situation is making us appreciate technology more and all the ways it helps us in our daily lives.

07-Apr-2020
Sunaayy Foundation and Young Indians col

New Delhi/IBNS: Sunaayy Foundation, a Delhi-based non-government organisation, distributed food and other relief material among migrant workers' families, whose children are part of the Foundation's activities, to mitigate their problems arising from the Covid19 lockdown.

07-Apr-2020
ITC Hotels provides meals and other supp

New Delhi/Kolkata/IBNS: Leveraging its expertise in food and hospitality services, ITC Hotels is providing extensive support to both Central and state governments across different cities during this Covid-19 pandemic.

06-Apr-2020
COVID-19: Kolkata Police stands by elder

Kolkata/IBNS: The Kolkata Police, which runs project Pronam for the elderly in collaboration with city-based non-governmental organization, The Bengal, has come forward to stand by the side of the elderly citizens of the city with an assurance to ensure their well being during lockdown.

03-Apr-2020
Bollywood actors Dia Mirza and Soha Ali

New Delhi/IBNS: Bollywood actors Dia Mirza (Artist Ambassador, Save the Children) and Soha Ali Khan have joined Hollywood celebrities Jennifer Garner and Amy Adams on social media in telling the world their favourite children’s story through #SaveWithStories, thus providing an opportunity to parents to keep the kids engaged through the Covid-19 lockdown phase.

02-Apr-2020
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