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Kolkata: Vivekananda Mission School Alumni Association, VMS celebrate Saraswati Puja

Vivekananda Mission School Alumni Association, in association with south Kolkata's Vivekananda Mission School, organized the fifth edition of Bani Bandana on Thursday (January 26, 2023).  Teachers and students joined the celebration this year without COVID-19 fears as the school conducted its first Saraswati Puja event after the pandemic.

Kolkata celebrates New Year 2023

People in Kolkata are in the mood of celebration as they embrace the New Year 2023. (Image Credit: Avishek Mitra/IBNS)

Kolkata: Shashi Tharoor at Oxford Bookstore's celebration of 100 years

Congress MP from Kerala's Thiruvananthapuram Shashi Tharoor was present at an interactive session held at Kolkata's Oxford Bookstore, which has completed its 100 years. (Image Credit: Avishek Mitra/IBNS)

In Images: Kolkata soaks in Christmas spirit

Kolkata is on a high as Christmas spirit sweeps the city. While churches hold midnight mass, the brightly illuminated Park Street is the centre of attraction for the young. The city’s Anglo-Indian hub Bow Barracks in central part is also celebrating Christmas like every year. IBNS lensman Avishek Mitra captures the moods.

In Images: Christmas in Srinagar

The churches of Srinagar are all decked up on the occasion of Christmas festival.  Photos: Basit Zargar

West Bengal minister Shashi Panja, actor Trina Saha inaugurate Christmas Tree in Kolkata

West Bengal minister Shashi Panja and Bengali actor Trina Saha inaugurated a 30-foot Christmas Tree at Apeejay House in Kolkata's epicentre for Christmas celebration, Park Street on Friday. (Image Credit: Avishek Mitra/IBNS)

Koel Mallick launches new salon in Kolkata

Tollywood actor Koel Mallick has recently launched Femina Flaunt Studio Salon at Gariahat in Kolkata. (Image Credit: Avishek Mitra/IBNS)

Kolkata roots for Brazil as FIFA World Cup fever grips the city

Streets and lanes of Kolkata bleed yellow and green as the city roots for Brazil in the FIFA World Cup. Instead of political graffiti for a change the football crazy city walls are painted in yellow and green by various local clubs and groups. Brazil is an eternal favourite of Kolkata and Bengal with Argentina following as close second. IBNS Images by Avishek Mitra.

Rajkummar Rao, Patralekhaa, Harmanpreet Kaur dazzle at Blenders Pride Glassware Fashion Tour

Bollywood acting couple Rajkummar Rao and Patralekhaa and India women's cricket captain Harmanpreet Kaur were the showstoppers at the Blenders Pride Glassware Fashion Tour which was held in Kolkata last Saturday. (Image Credit: Avishek Mitra/IBNS) 

PM Modi praying at Somnath Temple in poll-bound Gujarat

Veraval (Gujarat): PM Modi prayed at Somnath Temple on Sunday before starting his whirlwind poll campaign in Gujarat./(Image Credit: twitter.com/narendramodi)

Children's Day: Tnusree Chackraborty launches educational campaign for children living in brothels

Bengali actor Tnusree Chackraborty launched an educational campaign, #ShikshaSeUdaan, for education of sex workers and children living in brothels on the occasion of Children's Day on Tuesday. (Image Credit: Avishek Mitra/IBNS)

Haami 2 special menu launched

A special curated kids' menu for upcoming Bengali film Haami 2 was launched at Chowman last week. Director duo Shiboprosad Mukherjee-Nandita Roy, lead actor Gargee Roychowdhury, Chowman managing director Debaditya Chaudhury were present at the launch. (Image Credit: Avishek Mitra/IBNS)

Autumn in Kashmir

Autumn brings out the best of Kashmir as the colours of maple and chinkara leaves play out turning the region into a land of natural beauty.

Artists participate in three-week-long Jashn-e-Kashmir

Artists performing during Jashn-e-Kashmir, a three-week-long cultural festival in Srinagar on Tuesday (Oct 25, 2022)./ Image Credit : UNI

Kids dress as Maa Kali, Lord Shiva in Kolkata pandal during Kali Puja

Kids, small girls and boys, dressed as Maa Kali and Lord Shiva during Kali Puja at Durgapur Jagoroni Sangha pandal, which was inaugurated by Kolkata Mayor and West Bengal Minister Firhad Hakim Sunday, in south Kolkata. (Image Credit: Avishek Mitra/IBNS)