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5 Reasons Why Online Lottery is Better Than the Traditional Indian Lottery

The lottery has been around in India for longer than we can remember - it is a much sought-after leisure activity, one that gives people a chance at winning some or a lot of money. That said, the ardour for the traditional Indian lottery is now waning, with online lottery gaining a lot more momentum every year.

Ways to Maintain Your Bike duringSummers

As the temperature rises and we slowly move towards the scorching heat it’s important to take care of ourselves and our vehicles. Amidst the COVID crisis, the use of vehicles for most people has reduced which could also mean lesser attention to regular maintenance. This leads to car/bike sitting out in the heat for days. A motorbike requires timely upkeep, especially during summers. So, here’s a list of some important maintenance tips for your bike this summer season -

Kotak Silk salutes #MomsOnDuty this Mother’s Day

Kolkata/IBNS: As India fights a fierce battle against the pandemic, Kotak Silk put the spotlight this Mothers' Day on the "MomsOnDuty" and their steadfast and unwavering commitment to serve those in need with a new campaign.

Six girls from Assam develop biodegradable yoga mat, may save lakes from water hyacinth menace

A biodegradable and compostable yoga mat developed from water hyacinth by six young girls from a fishing community in Assam could turn this water plant from a nuisance to wealth.

Jewellery makes a charming gift for Mother’s Day

Kolkata/IBNS: For this Mother’s Day (May 9), why not gift her a special token of love and appreciation such as a customised piece of jewellery?

Letters from a daughter to her mother

In a virtual session of Tete-a-tea organised by Prabha Khaitan Foundation of Kolkata, UK-based author, journalist and social worker Lady Mohini Kent Noon, had an engaging conversation with Dr Alka Bagri and Bina Rani – two leading women achievers of Indian origin in the UK and cancer survivors. The two women spoke on the overarching influence of mothers in their lives as the session focussed on Lady Mohini Kent Noon’s book 'Dear Mama', a compilation of intimate letters to their mothers written by billionaires, spiritual gurus, members of the British House of Lords, political leaders, members of royal families, actors, entrepreneurs, journalists, photographers and doctors. IBNS correspondent Souvik Ghosh brings excerpts of the conversation

Jammu and Kashmir: Webinar on pashmina issues, prospects organised

Srinagar: The Director Handicrafts and Handloom Kashmir, Mahmood Ahmad Shah, today chaired a webinar discussing issues with the stakeholders related to pashmina and its future prospectus.

NARCOTIC RED lipstick tube packed with confidence gets its wearer a stunning look

Beverly Hills, California: "NARCOTIC RED" lipstick tube is the newest product developed by Dr. Marcia Ann Mims Coppertino, the author of '21 Days with the Mistress of King Midas'.

Wellness and beauty brand Ceyone launches special collection for Mothers Day

Kolkata/IBNS: Wellness and Beauty brand, Ceyone has launched a new collection, ‘All for Mom’ dedicated to Mother's Day (May 9).

Hafele offers solutions for handle-less kitchen design

Kolkata/IBNS: Hafele, an international company providing hardware and fitting systems and electronic access control systems, has introduced handle-less applications suitable for kitchens.

New perfume 'Narcotic Lover' enters 50 billion dollar annual fragrance industry

San Francisco: “NARCOTIC LOVER”, conceived by Master Couturier Dr. Marcia Ann Mims Coppertino, is the newest fragrance to hit the market in Europe, Latin America, and the United States.

World Book and Copyright Day celebrates ‘fundamental importance’ of literature

New York: At a period of global uncertainty and confinement, books open the door to freedom, transporting readers beyond time and borders, the head of the UN’s educational and cultural agency, UNESCO, said on Friday.

Backed by I&B Ministry, ITT Bombay to offer courses on gaming

The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has recently announced a partnership with IT Bombay. The collaboration will see the two parties work together to develop a Centre of Excellence in Gaming and related areas such as Animation and VFX (Visual Effects & Graphics).

Marriott Bonvoy collaborates with Mumbai Indians to offer exclusive benefits to members

Kolkata/IBNS: As part of its multi-year partnership with Mumbai Indians, Marriott Bonvoy, the loyalty program by Marriott International, has launched an exclusive experiential platform for its members.

The CREEK Club: A city dweller’s Escapade

Kolkata/IBNS: Tollywood actor Vikram Chatterjee has recently launched a boating facility at The CREEK Club at Pailan, Kolkata.