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Sharp to market its Plasmacluster air purifiers

New Delhi, Apr 3 (IBNS): Sharp Business Systems (India) Ltd, a subsidiary of Sharp Corporation , has come up with a product to combat the ill effects of indoor air pollution through its proprietory Plasmacluster air purifiers.

Gemstoneuniverse presents 'Bling it on' contest

Kolkata, Apr 3 (IBNS): Gemstoneuniverse, the company providing insights of gemstones and gem therapy, recently announced the 'Bling it On' contest offering a chance to transform the lives of the interested people.

Maheshwari Sabha hosts Gangaur festival

Kolkata, Apr 3 (IBNS): The Purva Kolkata Maheshwari Sabha recently celebrated the festival of 'Gangaur' with much fervour and devotion for the fifth year in a row at the Phoolbagan Gangaur Park, here.

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.