“Today translation as a literary genre is getting amply recognised, if long overdue, in India. In another development in recent years, it is now accepted that writings in English is part of the wider spectrum of Indian regional literatures,” said Ranjita Biswas, journalist, author and translator, in her acceptance speech after receiving the PFC-Valley of Words, 2021, Award in the English Translation category.
Kolkata/IBNS: Continuing with its annual tradition, Chair Literary Trust organised the fourth edition of Chair Poetry Evenings, Kolkata's International Poetry Festival here.
Kolkata/IBNS: ITC's Gourmet Couch has crafted 'Ollie’s Club Box of Treats', a collection of treats for the little wonders.
Kolkata/IBNS: The Lord of the Drinks, one of the most sought-after places, brings a stellar 'Pizza Festival' to relinquish for the people belonging to the 'City of Joy'.
Kolkata/IBNS: Indian singer and rapper King will be performing live at the Hard Rock Cafe, Kolkata on Nov 27.
Kolkata: It’s ‘Showtime’ at Monkey Bar, Kolkata this Saturday (Nov 27) from 6:30 to 10:30 pm with one of India’s most popular music artists, The Untitled One.
Kolkata/IBNS: Shell Foundation, a UK based charity and the UK Government in association with Moving Women Social Initiatives Foundation (MOWO), has launched ‘Moving Boundaries’, a campaign to encourage women to pick up driving skills.
It is at ‘Bhalobasa’ that love happens over a cup of perfectly brewed coffee. Must be wondering what I intend to say? Very simple! Bunaphile occupies the ground-floor space of the internationally renowned literary personality Nabaneeta Dev Sen’s house, which she lovingly called ‘Bhalobasa’—meaning love in Bengali.
Kochi/UNI: Setting a gender inclusive model, a Government School at Valayanchira in Ernakulam district of Kerala has introduced unisex uniform aiming to ensure gender equality in and through education.
New Delhi/IBNS: TalentSprint, an NSE Group EdTech company, also known for transformational deeptech programmes, has announced a multi-year partnership with the Centre for Executive Education at ISB - India’s leading business school and ranked amongst the top B-schools, globally.
Kolkata/IBNS: Seasonal Taste, The Westin Kolkata Rajarhat is hosting ‘Chronicles of Up North India’ food festival until November 21.
Kolkata/IBNS: With the weather turning mellow, it's time to pay a visit to the LMNO_Q, the newest sky bar in Kolkata in the heart of the city.
Hyderabad/IBNS: A young boy from Manipur, Prem Ningombam, who had impressed Mahindra Group Chairman Anand Mahindra by recreating the Iron Man suit from electronic waste, has reached Mahindra University in Hyderabad to pursue his mechanical engineering education.
New Delhi/IBNS: Delhi-based Gallery 1000A is currently hosting a group show by three well-known sculptors from Kolkata- Tapas Sarkar, Debobrata De and Barun Pramanik.
Kolkata/UNI: Classes with physical attendance for students between 9th and 12th standard across West Bengal began on Tuesday, nearly 20 months of suspension owing to Covid-19 situation,