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Leadership development programme for heads of school in West Bengal

Kolkata/IBNS: Prof. Uttam Kumar Sarkar, Director of IIM Calcutta, recently inaugurated a training programme which is part of an initiative by the School Education Department of West Bengal government.

Merlin Group hosts pre-Christmas carnival at their sports township in Kolkata

Kolkata/IBNS: The Merlin Group, a real-estate conglomerate, recently organised a pre-Christmas carnival at their ‘sports township’ – Merlin Rise – to mark the successful launch of the property located in Kolkata.

Jefferson Debates 2021: Calcutta University's Dept of Law wins, Sanskrit College comes second

Kolkata/IBNS: University of Calcutta's (UC) Dept of Law won the Jefferson Debates 2021 where the motion for opposing sides was 'The U.S.-India Strategic Relationship Will Boost Business Growth in the Indo-Pacific Region'.

How about some adda at The Royal Bengal Tiger Café!

“Beguni 10, Chingri cutlet 10, Dimer Devil 10…sab bhalo korey pack korey deben.” (pack ten each of brinjal fritters, prawn cutlets and devilled eggs properly)…so ordered my cousin as I stood by him watching the fare with hungry eyes. Delectable! As a child I would often accompany my cousins to pick up telehajas (fries) from this vendor, which would be served with kodbeler chutney (sour wood apple chutney). And for me there would be a special packet containing my favourite alur chop—just one!

‘Istaqbaal- e- Chilae Kalaan’: Festival of music and drama begins in Srinagar

Srinagar/IBNS: “Istaqbaal- e- Chilae Kalaan”, a three-day long winter festival celebrating music and drama, was organized to keep the spirit of performing arts alive in the Kashmir.

Gorge on Calcutta's iconic and popular winter dishes

Kolkata/IBNS: Almost every celebrity that comes down to Kolkata falls in love with the city's mix of street food and high end culinary art.

ITC Sonar and ITC Royal Bengal focus on Bengal’s traditional crafts this Christmas

Kolkata/IBNS: The popular luxury hospitality brand - ITC Hotels - has decided to go eco-friendly with their Christmas tree displayed at their Kolkata properties this year while paying tribute to the traditional crafts of Bengal.

In Kolkata, a city of tea drinkers, Potboiler House introduces High-Coffee

Kolkata/IBNS: As contrasting as it might sound, Potboiler Coffee House has started offering High-Coffee in Kolkata where people have indulged in an afternoon tea to socialize at Colonial clubs for years.

Miss World postponed as India's Manasa, 16 others test Covid positive

New Delhi/UNI: The finale of global pageant Miss World, which was to take place at the Puerto Rico Coliseum Jose Miguel Agrelot on Friday (India time), was cancelled at the 11th hour as many contestants, including India's Manasa Varanasi, tested positive for Covid-19.

Deferred edition of international art project Kathmandu Triennale 2077 to take place in 2022

Kathmandu/IBNS: Kathmandu Triennale, Nepal’s premier international exhibition of contemporary art has announced the dates of its fourth edition to be held in 2022. It was earlier scheduled for 2020 but had to be cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

4 Ways to Style Your Fancy Sarees Like a Bollywood Diva

Sarees have been the traditional attire for women in India for centuries. Over time, this attire has remained relevant because women have adapted sarees to their own styles with new draping techniques. Six yards of cloth still remain the same as it was centuries ago, but the way it is worn, adorned, and presented has changed over the years.

Central university of Kashmir organizes ‘TechFest – 2021’

Ganderbal/IBNS: Central University of Kashmir's (CUKs) Vice Chancellor Prof Farooq Ahmad Shah inaugurated “Tech Fest - 2021”, a one-week technical festival, for the students under the Department of Information Technology, Tulmulla.

UNESCO adds Bengal's Durga Puja to its 'Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity' list

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal's iconic festival Durga Puja , which is celebrated in a grand manner in Kolkata, has been added to the UNESCO's "Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity" list.

Ami Arts Festival to be held in Kolkata from Dec 17-19

Kolkata/IBNS: The second edition of Ami Arts Festival, a cultural festival of West Bengal, will be held from Dec 17 to 19.

Baraf will warm you up!

There is no way you are going to freeze at Baraf! It is the newest ‘hot’ spot gracing the southern fringes of Kolkata. Good music, good food and good décor… define Baraf. The tinted glass windows overlooking the metro tracks of Kavi Nazrul Metro Station lend a unique vibrancy to this bar-lounge.