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Mamata Banerjee meets Shiv Sena's Aaditya Thackeray, Sanjay Raut in Mumbai | 7-day institutional quarantine for international travellers from 'at-risk' nations in Maharashtra | India summons Pakistan official over model's photoshoot at Kartarpur Sahib | Mumbai to be hit by heavy rains tomorrow, cyclonic storm in Odisha, Andhra Pradesh: IMD | No Mamata-Uddhav meeting in Mumbai owing to Maharashtra CM's health condition

Translation is also 'transcreation', says writer-journalist Ranjita Biswas on receiving PFC-Valley of Words award

“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.

Chair Poetry Evenings Festival held in Kolkata for fourth year

Kolkata/IBNS: Continuing with its annual tradition, Chair Literary Trust organised the fourth edition of Chair Poetry Evenings, Kolkata's International Poetry Festival here.

ITC Royal Bengal & ITC Sonar craft 'Ollie's Box Of Treats' for children

Kolkata/IBNS: ITC's Gourmet Couch has crafted 'Ollie’s Club Box of Treats', a collection of treats  for the little wonders.

Lord of the Drinks brings a ‘Pizza Fest’ like never before

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'.

Indian rapper King to perform live at Hard Rock Cafe in Kolkata on Nov 27

Kolkata/IBNS: Indian singer and rapper King will be performing live at the Hard Rock Cafe, Kolkata on Nov 27.

It’s ‘Showtime’ on Nov 27 at Kolkata's gastropub Monkey Bar with ‘The Untitled One’

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. 

National Campaign to promote driving for women reaches Kolkata

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.

Bunaphile, where heritage meets contemporary charm!

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.

Kerala: Govt school introduces unisex uniform

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.

NSE Group EdTech company and ISB collaborate to launch Future-Ready CFO Programme

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.

Start the winter with a curated spread from Himachal and other northern states of India

Kolkata/IBNS: Seasonal Taste, The Westin Kolkata Rajarhat is hosting ‘Chronicles of Up North India’ food festival until November 21.

Kolkata gets another skybar LMNO_Q

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.

Anand Mahindra delivers on his promise; sponsors education of Manipur boy who made 'Iron Man' suit with electronic waste

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.

Gallery 1000A in New Delhi is hosting an exhibition by three eminent sculptors from Kolkata

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.

West Bengal: Physical classes for students between standard IX to XII begin after 20 months suspension amid COVID-19 infection spike

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,