New Delhi/IBNS: Lakshyam, a social organization working largely for destitute women and children, recently organised a drive to distribute ration kits, solar lamps and sewing machines among slum-dwelling families in Delhi and Jharkhand.
Kolkata/IBNS: The International Institute of Photography and Arts, Kolkata (IIPK) held a panel discussion on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on films and filmmaking as a part of its Foundation Month Celebrations, and in remembering its founder, eminent photographer and mentor, the late Sanat Ghosh.
Kolkata/IBNS: Monkey Bar, the popular gastropub from the Olive Group, is all set to observe its fifth anniversary in Kolkata, on a grand scale.
Kolkata/IBNS: The COVID-19 pandemic saw many citizens go out of their way to help the afflicted people, especially during the second wave.
Kolkata/IBNS: Owing to the pandemic situation, the Indian Institute of Management-Calcutta held its Foundation Day celebration online, where 14 alumni of the Institute were also digitally bestowed with Distinguished Alumnus Awards for exemplary contributions in their respective fields.
Kolkata/IBNS The Department of Information Technology (IT) of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology (MAKAUT), WB and the Center for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC), Kolkata, India are jointly organizing a workshop on Artificial Intelligence and its Applications using tools and case studies to equip participants as per current industry trends.
Kolkata/IBNS: Kolkata’s award-winning Chinese dim sum tea house Yauatcha has come up with a specially curated menu to celebrate the festival of lights.
Kolkata/IBNS: Royal China in Kolkata has already set the festive cheer rolling with a sumptuous food spread for diners who are keen to enjoy their Diwali or Bhai Dooj in style.
Kolkata/IBNS: Why not indulge in some exotic dishes from Myanmar this festive season at the recently opened Burma Burma restaurant in Kolkata.
Kolkata/IBNS: A staycation deal, a sumptuous buffet and exquisite hampers are some of the offerings from the Fairfield by Marriott Kolkata this festive season covering Diwali and Bhai Dooj.
Kolkata/IBNS: If you are worried that the pandemic situation may mar your Diwali celebrations, then why not go for a luxury holiday at the JW Marriott Kolkata.
Kolkata/IBNS: Want to enjoy a spook fest this Halloween and wondering where to go this last minute? Check out these two popular dining zones in Kolkata.
In this second of our two-part series, we bring you a list of bars and restaurants which have designed various special menus for this festive season. However, do remember many restaurants recommend advance booking and are implementing contactless menu and payment.
Kolkata/IBNS: From buffets to mid-night meals, Kolkata restaurants and bars are offering a range of delectable food and drinks to get you out of the pandemic blues and enjoy Ma Durga’s arrival with your family and friends, in a sanitised and hygienic environment.
Kolkata/IBNS: ITC Royal Bengal & ITC Sonar has launched what they call Bhadralok-er Bhuribhoj & Staycation (October 22 to 26) for this Durga Puja in keeping with ITC Hotels' ethos of Responsible Luxury, which pays tribute to the heritage and intrinsic flavour of the region.