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Radio Ceylon: The Lankan queen of airwaves

Away from the world of social media and internet, there was an age when listening to Radio Ceylon became a part of everyday lifestyle in several South Asian countries.  Supriyo Hazra journeys through the memory lane at the Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation building in Colombo recently.

Sri Lankan people have always been friendly, supportive and welcoming: Indian restauranter Viraj Panchal

After arriving in Sri Lanka, Indian businessman Viraj Panchal fell in love with the Island Nation and expanded his business here. He is also running one of the most popular restaurants in Colombo city- Mango Tree. IBNS correspondent Supriyo Hazra catches up to know his journey in Sri Lanka so far. Excerpts:

Bacardi NH7 Weekender returns to Pune in November

New Delhi/IBNS: After successfully organising this year's BACARDÍ NH7 Weekender, NODWIN Gaming and BACARDÍ are all set to launch another edition of India’s ‘happiest multi-genre music festival’ in Pune, from Nov 25-27.

Wedding Destination gaining boost in Jammu and Kashmir

Srinagar: The situation in Jammu and Kashmir is becoming normal once again with even destination weddings happening in the Valley, giving the region a much-needed boost.

Kolkata gets liquor delivery app Dooze for 'fast, hassle-free' booze at-home

Kolkata/IBNS: With the onset of the festive season, consumers in Kolkata have another reason to celebrate with the launch of Dooze, an alcohol delivery app that promises fast and convenient home delivery of beers, wines, and spirits.

Buyers Guide: The Best Camera Phone To Get In Budget

In developing countries like India, when it comes to purchasing a best camera smartphone, people look for the phone under 20000 with a powerful battery, fingerprint sensors, multi-tasking processor, HD camera quality with automated sensors, and so on. This price point is easy on the pocket and hence, more attractive to buyers. Smartphones under ₹20,000 occupy the mid-budget section. There are many companies in the market that deal with this mid-budget range. Many leading companies like Xiaomi, Realme, Samsung, Oneplus, and so on have significantly amped up their mid-budget mobile phone production to cater to a vast population. So, if you plan to buy a smartphone under ₹20,000 with the best camera quality and advanced specifications, here are our top choices:

Gearing up for sports

As the shadow of the pandemic slowly subsides, people are coming out in hordes to indulge in outdoor activities. That spells a good omen for the sports gear market which had shrunk in the recent past, Anju Munshi reports

Delhi restaurant set to offer '56inch Modi Ji' Thali on PM's birthday

A restaurant in Delhi will offer a special mega thali dedicated to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his birthday on September 17.

Suicides in India: A Silent Killer

In 2003, 10th September was chosen to be celebrated as World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD). In collaboration with World Health Organization (WHO), the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) uses this day to create awareness that suicide leading to premature deaths can be prevented. This article aims to present the overall picture relating to suicides happening in India.

Frisky shades of grey

Who says ‘Grey’ means only dull and thus metaphorically, old? The colour is now trending, whether celebrating silver strands in seniors and young alike , or in fashion accessories, finds Anju Munshi

Debjani Chattopadhyay, Sujoy Prosad Chattopadhyay to hold exhibition Parab ahead of Durga Puja

Kolkata/IBNS: Actors Debjani Chattopadhyay and interdisciplinary artist Sujoy Prosad Chattopadhyay will be conducting an exhibition, titled Parab, in Kolkata ahead of the Durga Puja.

Kolkata: Soft skill training academy Success Scholar hosts sit and draw contest

Kolkata/IBNS: Kolkata-based soft skill training academy Success Scholar recently hosted a Sit and Draw competition in the city's Lake Gardens in a joint collaboration with Jodhpur Pragati Sangha Club.

Kashmir University students host Sufi Festival to pay tribute to Hazrat Baba Bulleh Shah

Srinagar: The department of student welfare of the Kashmir University recently paid tributes to Hazrat Baba Bulleh Shah by hosting a grand Sufi festival.

Sourav Ganguly to feature in Senco Gold & Diamonds' new campaign promoting DG Gold

Kolkata/IBNS: Jewellery retailer Senco Gold & Diamonds has announced the launch of a new campaign starring Indian cricket board (BCCI) president Sourav Ganguly for its online gold transaction platform named DG Gold.

Miss India World 2022 Sini Shetty graces Tissot Watch event in Kolkata

Kolkata/IBNS: Femina Miss India World 2022 Sini Shetty showcased Tissot's PRX 35 mm watch in Kolkata Friday.