April 13, 2021 13:57 (IST)
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India surpasses Brazil with 1.35 crore overall cases of Covid-19 | Kerala's vaccine stocks will last only three more days: CM Pinarayi Vijayan writes to Centre | Haryana govt imposes night curfew amid steep rise in Covid cases | Bengal polls: ECI bans Mamata Banerjee from campaigning for 24 hours starting 8 pm tonight | Sushil Chandra to take over as new Chief Election Commissioner from tomorrow

Hyderabad designer wins queer filmfest poster contest

Mumbai, Apr 3 (IBNS) India's top fashion designer Wendell Rodricks has picked the poster submitted by Hyderabad-based graphic designer Punith Mahesh as the winning design of the KASHISH International Poster Competition.

IHG, IL&FS Skills launches 15th IHG Academy programme

Kolkata, Apr 2 (IBNS): InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) and IL&FS Skills, one of India's largest skills development organisations, have on Wednesday announced the launch of the 15th IHG Academy programme in India, joining over 300 IHG Academy programmes globally.

iLEAD hosts workshop on faculty development

Kolkata, Apr 2 (IBNS): Institute of Leadership, Entrepreneurship & Development (iLEAD) recently conducted a two-day workshop on 'Faculty Development', with Ashley Braganza, Professor, Brunel University, UK and Melvin N Johnson, Professor, Tennessee State University, USA, here,

NSDC, partners certify 500 candidates under STAR Scheme

Kolkata/Guwahati, Apr 1 (IBNS): The National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), along with the Telecom Sector Skill Council (TSSC) felicitated the first batch of 500 successful candidates from the north-eastern region of India, who have completed their industry oriented training course under the National Skill Certification and Monetary Reward Scheme (branded as STAR).

Vulture is a patient bird

Taken for granted since time immemorial, few noticed the rapid decline in the number of vultures in India until disaster struck. Some frantic research and concerted efforts over the past few years have just begun to stabilise the numbers. Uttara Gangopadhyay reports

Farhan Akhtar is a proud non-vegetarian

Bollywood actor-director Farhan Akhtar loves being a non-vegetarian. "I am a non-vegetarian, and proudly so. But I am 'also' a vegetarian, though not a pure vegetarian. I think one should naturally feel like you want to be on a veg diet. I don't like being forced on such matters," says the actor speaking to TWF in a recent interview.