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Cattle smuggle on rise along Indo-Bangladesh border, three smugglers held with 44 cattle heads | Govt transferred Rs. 17,100 crores directly to 8.5 crore farmers' bank accounts: PM Modi | India records biggest single-day spike of 64,399 new COVID-19 cases | Massive fire breaks out at Andhra Pradesh COVID-19 facility, 7 dead, many feared trapped | Covid-19: West Bengal registers 2,949 new cases, toll crosses 2,000-mark

Makers of film ‘Synthetic Sati’ now working on new web series based on paranormal and magic

Kolkata/IBNS: Power Publishers & Motion Pictures is working on a brand new web series, titled ‘Onyobhubon’, or ‘The Other World’, which explores the paranormal and mystery genre.

Book Review: A journey of personal discovery through the land of Uncle Sam

Tomes have been written about The United States of America – a country which instantly grabs the attention due to multiple reasons like academics, fashion, style, food, language – but here is a chance to have a fresh look at the land of Uncle Sam through author Bhagaban Chandra Patra's book, ‘My Discovery of America’.

Amid COVID-19 pandemic, India celebrates Eid-ul-Adha

Kolkata: Amid COVID-19 outbreak and rising cases across the country, India is observing  Eid-ul-Adha on Saturday.

CRY observes World Day against Trafficking

Kolkata/IBNS: Child Rights and You (CRY) on Thursday addressed the issue of world-wide human trafficking on the World Day against Trafficking.

Choose from a wide range of hampers, home deliveries or dine-in options this Rakshabandhan in Kolkata

Kolkata/IBNS: If you are looking for an excuse to venture out or hold a small celebration with family, then Kolkata’s restaurants may have an answer for you.

Marxists' weakness is they don't practise what they preach: Author Anant Vijay

Kolkata/IBNS: At a time the Communists are losing their relevance across India, journalist-columnist-author Anant Vijay on Wednesday highlighted the alleged double standards of the Marxists.

Vee Technologies among ‘Best Places to Work in Healthcare in 2020’

New York/ Bengaluru: As the global healthcare industry navigates through the Covid-19 pandemic the New York-Bengaluru co-headquartered Vee Technologies has garnered a spot among the top healthcare employers in 2020.

PM Modi-led Cabinet nod for New Education Policy 2020

New Delhi/UNI: The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the much-awaited New Education Policy 2020 that envisages major reforms in higher education, including target of 50 per cent gross enrollment ratio by 2035 and provision for multiple entry/exit.

Bhoomi Pujan: UP police beefs up security in Ayodhya

Ayodhya/UNI:  Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday strengthen its security arrangements in and around Ayodhya and rushed nie senior IPS officers to look into it.

Kashmiri student earns prestigious British 'Chevening Scholarship'

Srinagar: A Kashmiri student has bagged a prestigious fellowship which will enable him to  study at Queens Mary University in London. 

A sterilizing ink-filled marker than can help you avoid touching elevator or ATM buttons directly

Kolkata/IBNS:  Transmission of the COVID-19 virus through surface area may be one of the ways through which people can get infected, warn many health experts.

Brian Hatcher's 'Hinduism Before Reform' sketches radical view of contemporary Hinduism

Kolkata/UNI: Tufts University Professor Brian A. Hatcher's latest book 'Hinduism Before Reform' sketches a radical new view of the origins of contemporary Hinduism and overturns the idea of religious reform.

J&K govt massively upgrades Ganderbal's Govt Degree College, students praise move

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir government is trying to provide students the top class facilities and as a part of its construction for several new amenities commenced  at the Government Degree College in Ganderbal on Friday.

Toronto: India Studies Summer Youth Programme 2020 held amid pandemic

Toronto/IBNS: To further India-Canada relationship, especially by motivating students, the India Studies Summer Youth Programme 2020 was conducted in early July this year.

Canada: 2020 Toronto International Film Festival to open with filmed-version of 'American Utopia'

Toronto/IBNS:  The 45th Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) 2020's opening night presentation will be a filmed-version of David Byrne’s hit Broadway show, “American Utopia,”  Co-heads Cameron Bailey and Joanna Vicente announced on July 21 weeks after they unveiled plans for a hybrid physical-online festival, set to run from September 10-19, TIFF reports said.