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Kolkaya to host Apeejay Kolkata Literary Apeejay Surrendra Group and Oxford Bookstores on Monday (Dec 29, 2014) announced the sixth edition of the Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival, 2015 (AKLF 2015) to be hosted in Kolkata from Jan 14th to Jan 18. Images by Pratik Dey Chowdhury/IBNS 31-Dec-2014
PK team organizes for special screening Mumbai, Dec 26 (IBNS): Actor Sanjay Dutt who was released from jail on Wednesday, watched the film for the first time on the day of Christmas. 31-Dec-2014
Sunny Leone sizzles Kolkata Bollywood actress Sunny Leone visited Kolkata on Thursday (Dec 25, 2014) to participate in the BUZZIN NITE' 2014. Images by Avishek Mitra/IBNS 26-Dec-2014
Christmas fever grips Kolkata As the sun came down and temperature dropped in the city, people after visiting the church made their way to Park Street in Koljkata to celebrate Christmas. Park Street is decked up with lights and it will remain till Dec 31 when people will once again join the spirit of festivity as they will be busy welcoming the New Year 2015. Amid the fun and jubilation, few people on Thursday (Dec 25, 2014) were seen protesting against the killing of school students in a Pakistani school by terrorists. Images by Sounak Choudhury/IBNS. 26-Dec-2014
Fireworks enthrall Gurgaon New Delhi / Gurgaon, Dec 25 (IBNS) – Gurgaon’s New City Centre sparkled Gurgaon’s skyline on Thursday with stunning fireworks of international stature. 26-Dec-2014
Film 'Hawaizaada' trailer launched Actors Ayushmann Khurana, Vibhu Puri, Pallavi Sharda and Sanjeev Lamba recently launched the trailer of their upcoming film Hawaizaada. The film is directed by Vibhu Puri and is a story based on the life of scientist Shivkar Bapuji Talpade who flew the first plan event before the Americans did. The team had kept a demonstration of all the miniature planes from that time. Hawaizaada is all set to release on Jan 30, 2015. 26-Dec-2014
Christmas celebration at St. Paul's Cath People from different parts of the city have gathered at St. Paul's Cathedral to celebrate Christmas. From lighting candles and singing Christmas carols and mass to taking selfies or group selfies, people are basking in the festive spirit. As they pray to Jesus to make their wishes come true, kids to elders all are in very joyful mood. People are also buying and wearing Santa Claus caps which are being sold outside St.Paul's Cathedral on Thursday, ( Dec 25, 2014). Meanwhile, Kolkata's are also flocking to Park Street, the happening city avenue known for its decorations during the Christmas time and New Year. Images by Sounak Choudhury/IBNS 25-Dec-2014
Indian classical music Moguls peform at Mumbai Dec 24 (IBNS): Classical music enthusiasts from Mumbai were enchanted in a trance recently in an extraordinary musical event titled 'Panchtatva' presented by Durga Jasraj's Art And Artistes (I) Pvt Ltd. 24-Dec-2014
Final round of FFACE calender held At the Final Audition Round for "FFACE Calendar 2015" ten top finalists were selected from across the city to be featured in the Fface Calendar 2015. Fame Fashion and Creative Excellence (Fface) is a conceptual annual calendar, which was launched successfully in 2014, featuring fresh models, photographers, makeup artists to showcase their talent on a bigger platform. FFACE Panelists included director Raj Chakraborty, designer Sharbari Datta, Mrs. India International Riecha Sharma, actor Sayani Datta, jewellery designer Nilanjana Chakraborty and producer Satrajit Sen. They were present on Saturday (Dec 20, 2014) at "ZAF Lounge" here. Images by IBNS 24-Dec-2014
Irrfan and Deepika's on-screen chemistry Mumbai, Dec 23 (IBNS) Shoojit Sircar’s ‘Piku’ has become the talk of the town and is already one of the most awaited releases of 2015. Though a lot of the film is kept under wraps, sources close to the film says that Deepika Padukone plays Irrfan’s love interest in the film. 24-Dec-2014
Nitin Gadkari participates in anti-corru Kolkata, Dec 23 (IBNS): Union Transport Minister and BJP senior leader Nitin Gadkari was in Kolkata on Tuesday when he met state Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at the state secretariat Nabanno in Howrah to discus expansion of various national highway projects while also taking part in an anti-corruption march in the city that began from College Square and ended at Esplanade point. The BJP state unit is organizing anti-corruption week from Dec 23 to 30. BJP state president Rahul Sinha and BJP national secretary Siddharth Nath Singh took part in the rally while grand-daughter of poet Kaji Nazrul Islam, Sonali Kaji, also joined the BJP during the day. Nitin Gadkari gave her the flag of BJP. 24-Dec-2014
Take It Easy cast promotes film "Take It Easy" film's cast Dipannita Sharma, Joy Sengupta, Anang Desai, Sulbha Arya and Jyoti Gauba along with Director Sunil Prem Vyas and Producer Dharmesh Pandit at Suburban Mall in Mumbai's Malad to promote their film. 23-Dec-2014
Atletico de Kolkata celebrate ISL victor ISL winner Atletico de Kolkata team returned to Kolkata and celebrated their victory in the city on Sunday (Dec 21, 2014). Imges by Avishek Mitra/IBNS 22-Dec-2014
Myshop Connect opens retail store in Del New Delhi, Dec 22 (IBNS): Myshopbazzar.com, an online shopping portal has launched its first retail outlet in Dwarka in New Delhi. The opening saw a big rush of shoppers who wanted to avail the inaugural offers and discounts. Myshopbazzar.com is planning to open a chain of retail outlets under the brand name of 'Myshop Connect'. They plan to open 50 such retail stores pan India by the end of 2015 and 300 stores by December 2016. 22-Dec-2014
Dibakar launches poster of Byomkesh on d Kolkata, Dec 22 (IBNS) Dibakar Banerjee launched the first poster of his upcoming release Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! in Kolkata on Saturday. The film which is set in the year 1943, as World War 2 being the back drop, has captured history with their trailer launch . 22-Dec-2014
Dibakar at Comic Con with Byomkesh Filmmaker Dibakar Banerjee took his upcoming release Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! to the Comic Con Convention on Sunday. He was in conversation with Anuvab Pal where they spoke about the making of the film.The film is set to release on 10 April next year which has Sushant Singh Rajput playing the title role. 22-Dec-2014
Film on musical legend Girija Devi launc West Bengal Keshari Nath Tripathi, musical legend Padma Shree and Padma Bhushan Girija Devi and her daughter, Sudha Datta, Pt. Vijay Kichlu, H P Budhia, industrialist Sanjay Budhia, Krishna Neotia, and Sree Sree Samir Brahmachari in Kolkata in the launch programme of a film- "Girija - a Lifetime in Music" based on Girija Devi's life and her musical journey 22-Dec-2014
Dr.Esha Niyogi De speaks on films in Kol While images of women in cinema have long engaged film scholars and film buffs alike, Dr. Esha Niyogi De, talked about recent studies that explored how women enter film industries the ways and in which a woman film maker change the cinematic trends at the American Centre in Kolkata recently. 22-Dec-2014
Kolkata walks in solidarity with victims Bengal Cricketer Lakshmi Ratan Sukla and at least 3000 students of Kolkata exhibited their soldiery by participating in a silent protest rally over the Peshawar terror attack, initiated by Lions Club International MD 322 in Kolkata on Sunday (Dec 21, 2014). The walk took place from Deshopriyo Prak to Lion Safari Park. Taliban militants attacked a Peshawar school on Dec 16 and killed 141 people including 132 students. 22-Dec-2014
Big B meets PM Modi New Delhi, Dec 20 (IBNS) Bollywood super star Amitabh Bachchan on Saturday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Saturday. "Eminent film actor, Shri Amitabh Bachchan calling on the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, in New Delhi on December 20, 2014," said a statement issued by the government. 22-Dec-2014
Abir, Sabyasachi add verve to Feluda fil Tollywood stars along with with cast members Abir Chatterjee (who plays the new detective Feluda in the film based on Satyajit Ray's famous Feluda series book), Sourav Das (assistant Topse), Paran Bandyopadhyay, Deepankar De, Rajatava Dutta and many more glammed up the premier of the much awaited movie Badshahi Angti directed by Sandip Ray at Inox South City on Thursday (Dec 18, 2014).​ Also present was actor Sabyasachi Chakrabarty, the man who played Feluda in all previous Sadip Ray films. Images by Sounak Choudhury/IBNS 20-Dec-2014
'Salt of the Earth-The Story of Tata Che Kolkata, Dec 19 (IBNS) Tata Chemicals Limited (TCL), a top chemicals enterprise and a leading producer of fertilisers, food products and food additives, on Friday unveiled ‘Salt of the Earth: The Story of Tata Chemicals’, a chronicle of the company and the people who shaped it over the 75 years of its existence. 20-Dec-2014
West Bengal wins East Zonal finals of Co Cuttack, Dec 19 (IBNS) West Bengal prevailed over Jharkhand to win the East Zonal Finals of The Coca-Cola Cup (Under-15 Sub Junior Football Tournament), in a riveting match held at Barabati Stadium in Cuttack. 20-Dec-2014
PK screened for Mumbai Police Officers The PK team hosted a special screening of their movie for the Mumbai Police Officers in Mumbai on Thursday. The entire team got together for the film screening. The film the hit the silver screen across the country on Friday. 20-Dec-2014
Hawaizaada poster released Poster of director Vibhu Puri's upcoming film 'Hawaizaada' has been released. The film stars Ayushmann Khurrana in the lead role. The film is based on the life of a scientist named Shivkar Bapuji Talpade, who was known for having created India’s first unnamed aeroplane. The film is set to release on Jan 30. 20-Dec-2014
Dev, Koel glam up P C Chandra prize dist Tollywood star-turned parliamentarian Dev, actress Koel Mullick glammed up the mega prize distribution of “DHANTERAS DHANVARSHA 2014” by jewellers P C Chandra Group on Thursday (Dec 18, 2014) opposite Science City on the EM Bypass at Tulip Banquets. Images by Avishek Mitra/IBNS 19-Dec-2014
MTV Roadies X2 in Kolkata Bollywood actress Esha Deol, Vijender Singh, Karan Kundra and Rannvijay Singh were in Kolkata to unveil MTV ROADIES X2 (auditions) on Thursday (Dec 18, 2014) at Soho Lounge. Images by Avishek Mitra/IBNS 19-Dec-2014
The Chief of the Air Staff The Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha during the inaugural address of Indian Air Force Leadership Seminar- 2014 being held at Air Force Auditorium, Subroto Park in New Delhi today. 19-Dec-2014
British Council presents Folk Archive in Kolkata, Dec 16 (IBNS): The British Council, the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities and Victoria Memorial Hall, presented Folk Archive, a vibrant, visual account of contemporary popular British culture by leading international artists Jeremy Deller and Alan Kane on Tuesday. 18-Dec-2014
Imran Khan attends Mumbai college fest Mumbai, Dec 17 (IBNS): Bollywood actor Imran Khan attended Mumbai's Jai Hind College fest 'Entourage'. 18-Dec-2014
Aamir hosts special PK screening for Sac Mumbai, Dec 17 (IBNS): Actor Aamir Khan hosted the first screening of PK on Tuesday for his friend Sachin Tendulkar. 18-Dec-2014
Messenger of God poster released Mumbai, Dec 17, 2014: A brand new poster for the upcoming film ‘Messenger of God’ has been released. The film revolves around the life of Saint Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh Ji Insan with over 50 million followers who is believes in social work. 18-Dec-2014
After top 10 finish in rookie season Tat Kolkata, Dec 16 (IBNS): Tathagata Tunna Mukherjee braved an inclement weather and thin as ice track surface to finish his rookie season in Formula LGB 4 at Buddh International Circuit in Noida at an honourable 9th position. 17-Dec-2014
PM Modi meets President in hospital New Delhi, Dec 16 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday visited the Army (Research and Referral) Hospital in New Delhi to inquire about the health of President Pranab Mukherjee who had underwent coronary angioplasty last week. 17-Dec-2014
Jacqueline Fernandez is the Style Icon o Mumbai, Dec 16 (IBNS): The season of awards in Bollywood is finally here and actress Jacqueline Fernandez already seems to be savoring every moment of it. This gorgeous actress was awarded the ‘Style Icon Of The Year' award at the prestigious Stardust Awards ceremony held on Sunday. 17-Dec-2014
Oh! Calcutta hosts Anglo-Indian Festival Dining restaurant Oh! Calcutta hosted the “Anglo-Indian Festival" at its Forum Mall outlet in Kolkata on Friday (Dec 12, 2014). Images by IBNS 17-Dec-2014
Berger Paints pledges to clean Kolkata w Inspired by the Swach bharat Abhiyan, Berger Paints launched the "Easy Clean India Campaign" in Kolkata on Monday (Dec 15, 2014).The company started their journey by cleaning an NGO, Jaihind Abaitanik Vidyalaya and its surroundings at Prince Anwar Shah Road here. Furthermore, they painted a classroom and donated a few additional cans of paint to the NGO to get the rest of the school painted. Apart from that they educated people at the venue on the importance and benefits of cleanliness and ways to maintaining it. Images by Pratik Dey Chowdhury/IBNS 17-Dec-2014
Bhopal film actress Fagun Thakrer spotte Mumbai, Dec 15 (IBNS) Actress Fagun Thakrer recently seen in the film- Bhopal: A prayer for Rain along with Kal Penn and Martin Sheen was spotted at the launch of latest collection by Manish & Devinaa Chouhan. 17-Dec-2014
Sandip, Abir speak on 'Badsahi Angti' Director Sandip Ray along with actor Abir Chatterjee interacted with the press on Saturday (Feb 13, 2014) over their latest film on detective Feluda series- 'Badshahi Angti'. Abir is playing the character of 'Feluda' for the first time. Images by Avishek Mitra/IBNS 17-Dec-2014
Rajdeep Sardesai launches his book in Ko Starmark, a Kolkata-based bookstore chain, in association with Penguin Books Ltd., hosted an interactive session on Sunday (Dec 14, 2014) with senior journalist Rajdeep Sardesai on his book 2014, The Election That Changed India. Images Avishek Mitra/IBNS 17-Dec-2014
Blenders Pride: Sushmita Sen steals show The final day of Blenders Pride fashion tour marked a glamorous evening on Saturday (Dec 14, 2014) with designers designer Namrata Joshipura presenting Sushmita Sen in stunning outfits as the showstopper. Speaking about style. diva Sushmita Sen said: "People are stylish when they are good in every aspect of life. I am the one who does not follow trends. I am different and I follow my own path." Namrata Joshipura’s collection was based on pattern print and textures. "My collection is a very monochromatic collection with box of colours thrown in. The dresses are of black and white prints with beautiful embroideries and prints. I have also used some jewellery," said Namrata Joshipura. (Reporting by Shubhrima Dutta) 17-Dec-2014
Blenders Pride: Pankaj and Nidhi showcas The final day of Blenders Pride fashion tour on Saturday (Dec 13, 2014) marked a glamorous evening with designers Pankaj & Nidhi showcasing their collections. The designers Pankaj & Nidhi who launched their label eight years ago showcased their amazing collection of ‘The glass house by the sea’. “We developed this collection for Blenders pride fashion tour because we always wanted to do something very new. Our collection is all about the sharp contrast of mirrors and glass panes, flowers, dragon flies, sunset and clouds integrated pictorially and digitally mastered prints,” said the designer duo Pankaj & Nidhi. Images by Avishek MItra/IBNS 17-Dec-2014
School children participate in Environme Kolkata, Dec 13 (IBNS) The American Center, Kolkata ,in association with SHER, hosted an Environmental Conservation Awareness program among the school children on Friday. 17-Dec-2014
Nicco Park's 'crazy tea party ride' laun Kolkata, Dec 13 (IBNS) After blazing a trail of thrilling “firsts” over the last 24 years, Nicco Park launched India’s largest family thrill ride – The Crazy Tea Party Ride. 17-Dec-2014
Lesle Lewis performs at IIMUN Kolkata C Kolkata, Dec 12 (IBNS): Singer-performer-composer and guitarist par excellence Lesle Lewis, enthralled the audiences with his captivating performance at the opening ceremony of the Indian International Model United Nations (IIMUN) Kolkata Chapter held on Thursday at South City International School in Kolkata's Jadavpur area 17-Dec-2014
Tribute to martyrs of Parliament attack Prime Minister Narendra Modi paying floral tributes to the martyrs of the Parliament attack, at Parliament building, in New Delhi on December 13, 2014. 15-Dec-2014
Shahrukh,Kajol celebrate 1000 weeks of D Shahrukh Khan and Kajol came together to celebrate 1000 weeks of Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge in Mumbai on Friday (Dec 13, 2014). Both the actors had a long conversation on the time they had spent while shooting for the film, the hardwork and the enjoyment which has gone behind the making. 15-Dec-2014
Rajkumar Hirani unveils Starweek Cover Rajkumar Hirani recently unveiled the cover of Starweek Magazine. 15-Dec-2014
Actress Fagun from Bhopal: A Prayer for Actress Fagun Thakrer recently seen in the film- Bhopal: A prayer for Rain along with Kal Penn and Martin Sheen was spotted at the launch of latest collection by Manish & Devinaa Chouhan. The launch of the new Autumn Winter 2014 / 15 collections were held at their store “Aboutir” on Wednesday (Dec 10, 2014). Manish & Devinaa also hosted an evening for Real People With Style, with fashion consultant Radhika Dhawan. Fagun Thakrer wore a dress by Manish & Devinaa at the event. 15-Dec-2014
West Bengal school dedicates Christmas C Recalling the dedication and sacrifice of the Indian soldiers on the centenary of the First World War, Methodist School, Dankuni in West Bengal is celebrating Peace on Earth by dedicating this year’s Christmas Carnival to the soldiers who lost their lives in the Great War 100 years ago. Children from the school and NGO will perform on the rhymes and plays. Filmmaker Ashoke Viswanathan along with actors and actresses were present at the Calcutta Sports Journalists' Club in a press event to support the cause on Thursday (Dec 11, 2014). Norton Emmanuel, Principal and Secretary, Methodist School briefed the media. 15-Dec-2014
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