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Savour a blend of Asian street food in Asia! Asia! Asia!

As I walk up the flight of stairs fresh aroma of spices overpowers my senses. I pause and inhale…I am trapped in the ‘essence of deliciousness’. Asia! Asia! Asia!— is, perhaps, India’s first Asian table grill restaurant that opened its doors as recently as March 23, 2021. Located in Sector V- Salt Lake, Kolkata, this restaurant has brought together an exotic blend of Asian flavours as a gift to the city connoisseurs. The experience of dining at AAA is truly overwhelming.

Punjab govt allows schools to resume for students of all classes

Chandigarh/IBNS: Schools in Punjab will resume all classes from Monday, August 2, the government has said, after the schools were closed temporarily in mid-March amid a surge in Covid cases for offline classes. 

How OnePlus shaping the Indian 5G smartphone market

The common saying goes, “change is the only constant”, and it has been holding true for several aspects of our lives. Even our surroundings and the ecosystem do not remain immune from evolution. This continuous process leads to wide-ranging changes. Similarly, in the sphere of technology, researchers and scientists are on their toes to never cease introducing convenient features for humankind. The 5G network can be considered as a part of this advancement, which aspires to enhance internet connectivity by a mile. In India, the field is being laid to launch the 5G connection. Smartphone brands are extending 5G sets in anticipation of the 5G network rollout in the near future. One smartphone brand that has been leading the pack is none other than OnePlus. An industry leader in the class of premium mobiles, OnePlus has launched several 5G smartphones in the mid-budget and high-end categories. Before delving into OnePlus’s role in this sector, let us understand the nuances of the 5G network.

Instagram launches Parents' Guide to ensure safety of children on the platform

Kolkata/IBNS: Popular digital platform Instagram has launched a guide for parents so that they can monitor their children’s consumption pattern and ensure their children are safe.

Centre provides 27 pc reservation for OBCs, 10 pc for Economically Weaker Sections in medical courses

New Delhi/IBNS: The Centre has allowed a 27 per cent reservation for Other Backward Classes and 10 per cent reservation for the Economically Weaker Sections under the All India Quota Scheme for undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced on Thursday.

Designer ornamental pieces from Pretios

Kolkata/IBNS: Are you looking for a pretty bauble or a dainty keepsake to give this Friendship Day (August 1)?

Kolkata restaurants offer delivery and dine in options this Friendship Day

Kolkata/IBNS: Keeping the pandemic situation in mind, most restaurants in Kolkata are keeping both delivery and dine-in options open for patrons this Friendship Day (August 1).

JEE Advanced 2021 to be held on October 3

New Delhi/IBNS: The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced 2021 will be held on October 3, Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan announced on Monday.

A pan-India Common Entrance Test for media studies to be held online on Aug 14

A first-ever national level common entrance exam for media studies across Indian universities will be held online on  Aug 14.

It’s Ishq-e-Dawat at Soul-The Sky lounge

Post lockdown, Soul-The Sky lounge is the perfect place to soothe your frayed nerves and rest your tired souls. As you walk into this roof-top lounge bar, the blue open sky fans out like an umbrella. The evening sky is mellow and the gentle breeze lures you to forget the congested urban jostling typical of central Kolkata.

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