January 21, 2022 16:33 (IST)
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MAKAUT and Bangalore's IISc to collaborate to create App for Agricultural Information in Bengali Dialects

Kolkata/IBNS: Two Indian institutions have teamed up to create a voice recognition app that would enable West Bengal's less educated citizens to grasp many areas of agriculture and economics in their own dialects.

13th Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival to begin virtually on Jan 21

Kolkata/IBNS: The 13th edition of Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival to begin in virtual mode amid COVID-19 on Friday.

4 Ways to Improve the Longevity of Your Relationship

Whether you’ve been in a relationship for 2 weeks or 2 years, you probably worry if you’re investing your energy into something that will stand the test of time. Nobody likes wasting their time (and emotions) on a relationship that is doomed to fail. While not every couple is a match made in heaven, everybody will experience setbacks that can make it more difficult to ensure a long, healthy relationship. Fortunately, there are ways to overcome these challenges and even make them less frequent. So, in today’s post, we will look at 4 ways to improve the longevity of your relationship!

Cartoonist Narayan Debnath, credited for several Bengali comics, no more

Kolkata/IBNS: Cartoonist Narayan Debnath, who has created several Bengali comics, passed away on Tuesday.

Hansa Veena exponent Pandit Barun Kumar Pal passes away

Kolkata/IBNS: Pandit Barun Kumar Pal, an exponent of Indian slide guitar Hansa Veena and one of the seniormost disciples of late sitar maestro Pandit Ravi Shankar, passed away on Monday. He was 76. 

Chai- the brew that binds India

German social worker Marco Husler has made a documentary film called Masala Chai which brings to the fore the much-loved Indian brew with its many regional flavours and the people who serve them. Shoma A. Chatterji reports

Over 60 pc MBA colleges likely to open and offer only offline classes by February 2022: Survey

New Delhi/IBNS: At least 60 percent of colleges will be open and offer only offline classes by Februar 2022, according to a survey by online career and college selection platform, Shiksha.com.

Nolen Gur specials to savour in Kolkata cafes, pubs

Kolkata cafes celebrate this winter season by offering Nolen Gur specials to sweet lovers residing in the 'City of Joy'.

Effingut brew pub of Mumbai now in Kolkata

Kolkata/IBNS: Park Street in Kolkata gets a new watering hole, with Effingut – a popular pub chain from Mumbai and Pune – deciding to move beyond its home state.

Kashmir: Govt schools register one lakh new admissions

Srinagar/IBNS: The government schools across Kashmir have registered more than one lakh new admissions during the ongoing enrollment drive started by the Directorate of School Education Kashmir (DSEK).

Honorary fellowship of IIChE awarded to MAKAUT Vice Chancellor

Kolkata/IBNS: Honorary Fellowship of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers (IIChE) has been awarded to Vice Chancellor of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology (MAKAUT), WB Prof. (Dr.) Saikat Maitra.

NEET-PG Counselling for medical admissions to begin from Wednesday

New Delhi/BNS: Counselling for medical admissions under the National Eligibility/Entrance Test Postgraduate (NEET-PG) will start from Wednesday, Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said today.

Google doodles to mark Fatima Sheikh's birth anniversary 

New York: Popular internet search engine Google on Sunday decorated its homepage with a doodle to mark the birth anniversary of India's first female Muslim teacher, educator and feminist icon Fatima Sheikh.

Jammu and Kashmir: 11,787 students to get free coaching in private coaching centres

Srinagar: Around 11,787 students belonging to economically-weaker sections would get free coaching classes at the registered private coaching institutes functioning across Kashmir for the current academic session.

Bushra Bano of Uttar Pradesh becomes an IPS beating four surgeries, responsibility of two kids

It’s very rare in the history of Indian civil services that women candidates face interviews when they are more than eight months' pregnant and have undergone multiple surgeries. Dr Bushra Bano, a resident of Sork qaswa in Kannauj district, UP, and Sub Divisional Magistrate (SDM) of Firozabad (Sadar tehsil), has faced this odds meritoriously. She has secured the 234th rank in the latest UPSC list of successful candidates. She was allotted the Indian Police Services (IPS).