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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.

Dr B C Roy Institute makeover revives city’s glorious architectural splendour

Kolkata/IBNS: The major renovation of the Dr B C Roy Institute at Kolkata's Sealdah region by the Eastern Railway, formerly known as The Clem Browne Institute, has revived the spirit of its past architectural splendour and heritage through restoration work.

IIT Kharagpur to hold annual convocation; Union education minister is chief guest

Kharagpur (WB)/IBNS: Union Minister of Education, Dharmendra Pradhan will be the Chief Guest at the 67th Convocation of IIT Kharagpur, according to a release from the premier academic institution.

Kashmir: Crime Branch organises students tour to Dachigam Sanctuary

Srinagar/IBNS: Crime Branch of Kashmir organized a tour programme of students to National Wildlife Sanctuary, Dachigam in connection with celebration of “Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav” under a civic action programme. 

India's Harnaaz Sandhu wins Miss Universe title

Twenty-one years after Lara Dutta won the crown, India's Harnaaz Sandhu brought it back by winning the Miss Universe title on Sunday.

L.A Bar & Kitchen to serve personalized Pan-Asian and Indian cuisine

Kolkata/IBNS: Operating since 2020, the L.A Bar & Kitchen will be ready in time with a new festive menu, including personalized takes on Pan-Asian & Indian cuisine to satiate the winter taste buds of Calcuttan's.

Canteen Pub & Grub kicks off cake mixing season with nuts, dry fruits and spirits

Kolkata/IBNS: Canteen Pub & Grub welcomed the upcoming Christmas season by inviting guests to curate a hearty mixture of dry fruits and nuts for plum cakes with spirits, as part of Canteen's annual Cake Mixing Ceremony.

Sting signs up Akshay Kumar as its first-ever brand ambassador in India

Kolkata: Teaming up to bring a jolt of energy for its consumers, PepsiCo India’s energy drink Sting announced Bollywood megastar Akshay Kumar its first-ever brand ambassador in India.

Jamia’s Rubina, PM Fellowship awardee, is a story of grit and glory

Rubina, a research scholar at Jamia Millia Islamia, selected for the coveted Prime Minister Research Fellowship under the Direct Entry category of May 2021 cycle, is a story of grit, determination and glory. Hailing from a humble family in Jamia Nagar, she has been an outstanding student throughout her academic life thus far. And, now, with PMRF assistance, she is slated to contribute innovatively in the field of Electrical Engineering, her academic discipline.

Parsa Mufti becomes first Kashmiri to receive Schwarzman Scholarship

Srinagar/IBNS: Parsa Mufti became the first Kashmiri selected for Schwarzman Scholars, a scholarship funded by American Billionaire Stephen Schwarzman.

Seventh edition of Apeejay Bangla Sahitya Utsob to commence tomorrow

Kolkata/IBNS: The seventh edition of India’s first Bengali literary festival, Apeejay Bangla Sahitya Utsob (ABSU), curated by Oxford Bookstores, is all set to commence with a curated mix of virtual and physical sessions on Friday.