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TMC nominates former IAS and Modi critic Jawhar Sircar to Rajya Sabha | Tokyo Olympics: Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu wins silver | Kashmir: Two militants killed by security forces in Bandipora encounter | India records 39,097 new COVID-19 cases in past 24 hours | Bharat Biotech ends Covaxin supply agreements with Brazilian firms amid political row

Neha Mittal, the woman behind OneAbove medical devices, wants to remain one up in business while serving mankind

Neha Mittal is a woman with a “never-say-die” spirit. In the pandemic, when she saw people struggling for medical devices who were unable to get them because of their high pricing, she sought to provide helping hands to not just one or two but millions out there.

West Bengal HS (Class 12) results declared, 97.69% pass percentage recorded

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education (WBCHSE) on Thursday announced the results of this year's Higher Secondary (HS- Class 12 board) examination with a record 97.69% pass percentage for the first time.

Globally acclaimed modern Indian bistro Farzi Café now in Kolkata

Kolkata/IBNS:  Farzi Café, the fun-filled modern Indian bistro from Massive Restaurants, opened its doors in Kolkata recently.

My book on Vivekananda a summary of how he helped me to deal with questions: Journalist-author Anshul Chaturvedi

Journalist-author Anshul Chaturvedi's book on Swami Vivekananda, titled The Vivekananda Handbook for Everyday Living, was officially launched on Jun 28 this year. Days after it was launched, Chaturvedi spoke about the book in a candid conversation at The Write Circle Special, organised by Prabha Khaitan Foundation and presented by Shree Cement. IBNS correspondent Souvik Ghosh brings some excerpts 

Looking anew at urban planning

As temperatures rise and global warming is a ‘hot’ topic, literally, cities need to implement adaptive strategies that are responsive to local circumstances to mitigate the climate crisis, writes Steve Fox

HDFC Bank launches 'Covid Crisis Support Scholarship'

Mumbai/UNI: HDFC Bank on Tuesday launched the 'Covid Crisis Support Scholarship' for students who have been impacted by Covid19; the scholarship is part of Parivartan, HDFC Bank’s umbrella for social responsibility.

West Bengal declares Madhyamik results: 79 students secure 1st position, 100% pass percentage recorded

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Board of Secondary Education (WBBSE) on Tuesday morning announced the results of Madhyamik (Class 10 board) examination 2021 with a record 100% pass percentage for the first time ever.

TV Ads So Good We Watched Them Over and Over Again

Advertisements and commercials are everywhere. Billboards on the sides of buildings, posters on bus stops, commercials that interrupt television shows, the banners you see on websites, and the flyers that get shoved through your door are just some of the many examples. 

JW Marriott Kolkata has both dine-in and home-delivery brunch options for Eid al-Adha this year

Kolkata/IBNS: JW Marriott Kolkata has curated special brunch menus, one for dine-in at their JW Kitchen outlet and the other for home delivery, for Eid al-Adha celebrations this year.

Celebrate Eid at home with the ‘Ruhaniyat' edition from ITC Royal Bengal and ITC Sonar

Kolkata/IBNS: Those who want to celebrate the Eid festivities from the safety of their homes, the specially curated Ruhaniyat menu from ITC Hotels is a big help as it curates some of the best dishes from their Gourmet Couch collection and from the Biryani and Pulao collection.

1.86 lakh students attend community classes at 4842 locations in Kashmir

Srinagar: The initiative of holding community classes by the School Education Department has gained momentum as over 1,86,677 students from government and private schools have attended the community classes at 4842 locations across Kashmir.

Kolkata shares some ice cream love with the US

Kolkata/IBNS: We may not have a dedicated ‘ice cream day’ in India like the United States (US) does but we can always draw inspiration from the idea.

Jammu and Kashmir administration improving education infrastructure in Kulgam

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir administration has started upgrading educational infrastructure in the union territory to improve education system in Kulgam.

Elon Musk lauds ISRO's Gaganyaan Engine Test success

Bengaluru/IBNS: SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has congratulated ISRO on its successful third long duration "hot-test" of Vikas engine, a critical element of India's ambitious Gaganyaan mission that aims to carry Indians to space and back to Earth.

Kolkata's first 24x7 online grocery store '24 Ghanta' opens in Rajarhat

Kolkata/IBNS: 24 GHANTA – Round the clock,  Kolkata's first 24-hour online grocery shop, opened in Rajarhat offering over 8000 products and boasting of almost 400 brands.