Toronto/IBNS: Although the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on the economy has taken precedence over matters, its impact on the education sector has not been any less. In fact, developing countries like India are still trying to come to terms with the shift from traditional classroom teaching to that online.
Kolkata/IBNS: ITC Royal Bengal has laid out a special spread at their buffet restaurant, the Grand Market Pavilion, for the Bengali New Year, and assures patrons of following all safety protocols under their WeAssure program.
New York: Faced with alarming and extended closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the world’s museums are of “fundamental importance” to reviving cultural life and preserving our shared heritage “in all its diversity”, said the UN cultural agency chief on Tuesday.
Kolkata/IBNS: If you are planning to eat out this Bengali New Year, here are two restaurants who not only promise a lavish spread but also ensure that all pandemic related safety protocols are maintained.
It is feasting time at Lord of the Drinks…and why not! It is time to ring in the Bengali Naboborsho or Poila Boishakh. Come April and the festive spirit grips every Bengali household—cleaning, shopping and planning for a big feast or a party! Lord of the Drinks with its envious presence in Kolkata could not have stayed away from this special occasion.
The applique Pipli lanterns, suspended from the branches of a roadside tree, work as address indicators. As I drove towards Hazra More, these colourful lanterns told me where to alight. Sure enough it was Gopala’s. The address was 8/1A, Hazra Road, Kolkata.
Kolkata/IBNS: Vintage Asia at JW Marriott Kolkata is hosting a pop-up with Chef Katherine Chung at the helm and assisted by the hotel’s in-house team.
Delhi/IBNS: The schools in Delhi will remain closed until further notice amid a huge surge in Covid-19 cases, Chief Minister Avind Kejriwal said on Friday.
Baramulla: The socio-cultural and developmental non-government organisation, Jammu and Kashmir Youth Development Forum (JKYDF), held a day-long Conference on Sufism titled "Role of Sufism for Peace,brotherhood & Tolerance" here today.
Srinagar: The teaching and non-teaching staff in Jammu division schools has been asked to attend the schools as per routine to deliver online classes for students during the closure of the schools.
Kolkata/IBNS: The Bengali New Year's day not only marks an auspicious start to the year but also an occasion to go feasting with family and friends.
Kolkata/IBNS: With the pandemic restrictions and the ban on international travel, are you missing the delightful street foods found across Asian countries such as Thailand, Singapore or Malaysia?
New Delhi/IBNS: Delhi-based Swarit Foundation held the 12th edition of its concert series Smaran with live on-stage performances but maintaining all pandemic related safety protocols, including maintaining distance while seating the audience.
Kolkata/IBNS: Popular Bengali singer-songwriter Rupankar Bagchi will be performing live at JW Marriott Kolkata as part of the Poila Baisakh celebrations.
Kolkata/IBNS: In the current pandemic situation, it is wise not to leave shopping plans till the last minute, especially for things like jewellery and ornaments, which require a lot of browsing and discussion.