July 10, 2020 08:10 (IST)
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BlitzkriegXP signs Vedang Chavan A.K.A Vedzz as head coach for BXP PUBG Team

Kolkata/IBNS: BlitzkriegXP, which claims to be India’s first experiential e-sports organization, announced that Vedang Chavan A.K.A Vedzz will be joining as head coach of the PUBG mobile team.

Lions Foundation Day sees over 20 activities in one day by District 322B2

Kolkata/IBNS: Lions Clubs International, District 322B2, decided to observe their Foundation Day with greater emphasis on their social activities through 20 events organised on a single day, the organisation said.

Teamwork Arts announces ‘Jaipur Literature Festival – WORDS ARE BRIDGES’ in association with HarperCollins India

Get ready for a brand new literary festival, ‘Jaipur Literature Festival – Words are Bridges’, commencing on Thursday, organised by Teamwork Arts in collaboration with HarperCollins India.

Jeremy Wade of River Monsters fame returns to Animal Planet with a brand new series

Do you miss 'River Monsters', one of Animal Planet’s hair-raising yet inspirational programs, where you could watch some of the rarest, most elusive and most dangerous creatures lurking beneath the water’s surface, reeled in by biologist Jeremy Wade?

Power Publishers brings illustration services: Comic Book, Film Storyboard, Cover Design, Children’s Book Illustrations and more

Kolkata/IBNS: Power Publishers, a leading Indian publishing, film and audiobook services company, now brings a large range of illustration and art services.

MyGovIndia goes live on Indic language social media platform ShareChat

Kolkata/IBNS: ShareChat, an Indian social media platform, announced that MyGov India, an initiative by the Union government will be available on its platform for citizen engagement.

Author interview: Srimati Ray talks about her book of poems 'On the Wings of Time'

"The poems reflect my thoughts on nostalgia, love, hope, nature, life, and my dreams of a better tomorrow," says Srimati Ray about her first published book.

Give your home-office a professional look with help from ITZIN

Kolkata/IBNS: ITZIN, a creative interior architecture firm, with experience of working in India and abroad, may have the right answer if you are worried about the look of your home-office.

Faith leaders from MP focus on spreading awareness against discrimination stemming from COVID-19 pandemic fear

Bhopal/IBNS: Madhya Pradesh based leaders from various faiths came together recently to spread awareness against the stigma and discrimination prevalent in society owing to an irrational fear of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Very perception of wedding will change in post-Covid era: Author Amita Sahaya

Author Amita Sahaya was present at An Author's Afternoon session presented by Shree Cement Ltd and organised by the Prabha Khaitan Foundation in June through Zoom. Sahaya, whose present book 'The Shaadi Story' examines the Indian wedding through a socio-economic and gendered prism, during an interaction with author Kiran Manral, spoke how marriage has been an integral part of a woman's life and how it is changing. India Blooms correspondent Souvik Ghosh brings excerpts

Shiva Texyarn launches anti-viral fabric with technology that deactivates Coronavirus

Kolkata/IBNS: Indian textile company Shiva Texyarn has recently launched an anti-viral fabric with HeiQ Viroblock NPJ03 which the firm claimed would deactivate most viruses including the deadly Novel Coronavius, that has kept the world on an edge, in the shortest-possible time.

McDonald’s India -North and East to spice up taste buds with all-new chili burgers

New Delhi/IBNS: McDonald’s India – North and East has introduced two new ‘Chili’ burgers and Orange Fizz to its menu.

Fashion in the time of Corona

Covid 19 has already changed the way we have lived so far when we took many things for granted. But as a sign of human resilience, people are also slowly adapting to the change. That includes dressing up fashionably still but keeping in mind the safety concerns. Anju Munshi takes a look at the current scene

Online shopping temporary, people will revisit stores: Starmark CEO Gautam Jatia

Despite the surge in Covid-19 cases across the country, India entered into Unlock 1 paving way for the reopening of restaurants, malls, religious places. Starmark, Kolkata's bookstore chain, has also thrown its gates wide open for its customers. Has the footfall been the same or the scenario changed?  Starmark's CEO Gautam Jatia was in conversation with India Blooms correspondent Souvik Ghosh

Paytm introduces contactless ticketing for state-run buses for safe city commuting

Kolkata/IBNS: India's leading financial services platform Paytm on Tuesday announced that it has launched a contactless ticket buying facility for state-run local transport buses and promote safe intracity travel.