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India's Most Fearless: A tribute to our Bravehearts

It was an evening dedicated to valour and sacrifice of those who showed exemplary courage in the face of death while fighting for their Motherland. Purnima Sharma reports the launch of 'India's Most Fearless 3 -- New Military Stories of Unimaginable Courage and Sacrifice' at an event that brought together three services chiefs of India

US Pavilion at 46th International Kolkata Book Fair inaugurated

Kolkata/IBNS: U.S. Consul General Melinda Pavek has inaugurated the U.S. Pavilion at the 46th International Kolkata Book Fair.

Consul General Melinda Pavek inaugurates US Pavilion at Kolkata Book Fair

Kolkata/IBNS:  US Consul General Melinda Pavek inaugurated the U.S. Pavilion at the 46th International Kolkata Book Fair on Thursday. This year the theme of the Pavilion is DEIA (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility).

Indian English pronunciation including 'desh, diya' added to the Oxford Dictionary

Kolkata/IBNS: Pronunciation transcriptions and audio for over 800 entries particularly associated with Indian English, including desh (a person’s or a people’s native country or place of origin) and diya (a small cup-shaped oil lamp, typically made of baked clay, often used on religious occasions such as the Diwali festival) among others are now available in the Oxford English Dictionary (OED).

Mamata Banerjee to inaugurate 46th International Kolkata Book Fair today

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will on Monday inaugurate the 46th edition of International Kolkata Book Fair at Boi Mela Prangan in Kolkata.

Actor Sourav Chakraborty talks about his poetry book Khobor Ache

Kolkata/IBNS: Bengali actor-director-producer Sourav Chakraborty on Tuesday launched his poetry book Khobor Ache, a documentation of various events from his life.

Mamata Banerjee to inaugurate 46th International Kolkata Book Fair on Jan 30

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will inaugurate the 46th International Kolkata Book Fair at 2 pm at the Boimela Prangan in Salt Lake, Kolkata on Jan 30.

Eken Babu creator Sujan Dasgupta found dead in his Kolkata flat

Kolkata: Bengali writer Sujan Dasgupta, who created the popular detective character Eken Babu, was found dead at his South Kolkata flat on Wednesday.

Chiefs of services gather in Delhi winter to release book on India's valiant soldiers at Prabha Khaitan Foundation event

New Delhi: It was an evening dedicated to valour and sacrifice of those who showed exemplary courage in the face of death while fighting for their Motherland.

More the LGBTQ people claim their space, the more they face resistance: Filmmaker Onir

Filmmaker Onir Dhar, whose talk at the Bhopal Literary Fest was controversially 'cancelled' at the last moment owing to 'threats' from certain groups, attended the Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival 2023 in Kolkata on Sunday. IBNS correspondent Souvik Ghosh speaks exclusively to Onir on the controversy, his book 'I Am Onir & I Am Gay' on the sidelines of the Kolkata Lit Fest. Excerpts...

Muskaan Litfest for child authors in Delhi stirs up India's budding storytellers

New Delhi/Kolkata: When Anne Frank wrote her famous diary accounting her harrowing days in hiding with her family from Nazis, she was a child. But her diary penned while hiding at the now famous Prinsengracht 263 address in Amsterdam went on to become one of the most celebrated books in the world.  

Stubbornness made Dr. Ambedkar who he is: Shashi Tharoor

Parliamentarian and author Shashi Tharoor’s latest book Ambedkar: A Life was recently launched at the Kitaab Kolkata event organized by Prabha Khaitan Foundation (PKF) and presented by Shree Cement at the ITC Sonar. The event was attended by bibliophiles young and old, members of Ehsaas Women and FICCI FLO. Suhel Seth, management consultant, author, columnist and public speaker, was in an hour-long conversation with the author. IBNS correspondent Ayush Gupta brings a few excerpts.

14th Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival to begin on Jan 12, 2023

Kolkata/IBNS: The 14th edition of the Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival (AKLF) will be hosted in partnership with the Indian Museum on its grounds from Jan 12 to Jan 15, 2023.

International Kolkata Book Fair will be held from Jan 30 to Feb 12, 2023

Kolkata/IBNS: The International Kolkata Book Fair, which is recognised by the International Publishers Association, Geneva, will be held from Jan 30 to Feb 12, 2023.

Chair Poetry Evenings returns to Kolkata with its fifth edition

Kolkata/IBNS: The annual Chair Poetry Evenings, Kolkata’s International Poetry Festival, got off to a spirited start at the Indian Council For Cultural Relations (ICCR) here with a resolve to present voices that remain obstinate in the face of challenges.