April 15, 2021 01:32 (IST)
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Bengal Elections: Video clip on Sitalkuchi incident goes viral | Karnataka reports 11,265 Covid cases, highest one-day spike this year | No decision to cut short Kumbh Mela: Officials | Delhi reports over 17000 fresh Covid cases setting a new single-day record | Rajasthan announces 12-hr daily Covid curfew from 6 pm to 6 am in all cities

‘COVID-19 Impact on Education and Beyond’ launched online in Toronto, book offers insight into a key problem

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.

Welcome the Bengali New Year at ITC Royal Bengal's Grand Market Pavilion

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.

Museums must not be overlooked in pandemic recovery, UNESCO chief warns

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. 

Enjoy a sumptuous Bengali New Year spread at these two luxury addresses in Kolkata

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 sholoana Bangaliana at Lord of the Drinks!

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.

Gopala’s is here to serve all that is sattvic!

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.

JW Marriott to hold Hakka Chinese pop up by Chef Katherine Chung

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.

Schools in Delhi closed until further notice amid surge in Covid-19 cases

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.

Sufism the base of Peace: JKYDF

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.

Jammu and Kashmir: Deliver online classes from schools: DSEJ to Teachers

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.

Seven Kolkata restaurants with special menus for Bengali New Year celebrations

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.

Grab some Asian street food at this new restaurant in Kolkata

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?

Swarit Foundation’s Smaran concert series back with on stage performances

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.

Catch singer Rupankar live at JW Marriott Kolkata

Kolkata/IBNS: Popular Bengali singer-songwriter Rupankar Bagchi will be performing live at JW Marriott Kolkata as part of the Poila Baisakh celebrations.

Five Kolkata jewellers with new collections for Poila Baisakh

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.