The celebration of International Mother Language Day was held near West Bengal film centre Nandan in Kolkata. It is celebrated on this day every year to promote cultural diversity and multilingualism. (Images by Avishek Mitra/IBNS)
Bollywood actor and philanthropist Sonu Sood, former India captain and ex-BCCI chief Sourav Ganguly graced the celebration of Emami Group's 50 years in Kolkata on Thursday with actress Neha Dhupia as the moderator of the show. (Images by Avishek Mitra/IBNS)
Lake Club in Kolkata on Sunday (Jan 28) held a vintage car exhibition where a number of vintage imported cars as well as Made-in-India cars were showcased. The oldest car in the exhibition was a 1913's Stoewer C1. A 1937's Rolls-Royce 25/30, which was once used by India's first President Rajendra Prasad, was spotted in the show. (Images by Deepayan Sinha/IBNS)
Rio 2016 Paralympics silver medalist Deepa Malik and former world billiards champion Manoj Kothari received lifetime achievement awards at Calcutta Sports Journalist Club (CSJC) awards on Jan 24. (Images by Deepayan Sinha/IBNS)
The US Consulate in Kolkata on Friday (Jan 19) inaugurated its pavilion at the 47th International Kolkata Book Fair (IKBF) and hosted a panel disussion on "Women Leaders Investing in our Planet". The theme of US pavilion at IKBF this year is "#PlanetUS" which focuses on the environment, sustainability, and climate action. (Images by Avishek Mitra/IBNS)
The British Council in Kolkata on Friday (Jan 19) opened the UK Theme Country Pavilion in the 47th International Kolkata Book Fair (IKBF) which brings the best of UK literature, education, art and culture to the City of Joy. Director India of British Council, Alison Barrett, and Debanjan Chakrabarti, Director British Council, East and Northeast India, were present in the opening press conference at the UK pavilion. (Images by Avishek Mitra/IBNS)
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday inaugurated the 47th Kolkata Book Fair at Central Park in Salt Lake. British High Commission to India Alex Ellis was the Guest of Honour along with Alison Barrett, Director of British Council India, and renowned author Bani Basu.(Images by Avishek MItra/IBNS)
IBNS lensman Avishek Mitra brings glimpses from Gangasagar Mela in Kolkata on the occasion of Makar Sankranti.
Kolkata paid rich tributes to singing maestro Rashid Khan on Wednesday (January 10, 2024). He died on Tuesday. He was undergoing treatment for prostate cancer at a hospital in Kolkata for several days. Images by Avishek Mitra/IBNS
Kolkata joined the mood of merrymaking as people in the city welcomed 2024 on Monday January 1, 2024. (Images by Avishek Mitra/IBNS)
One of India’s premiere festivals of Indian Classical Music and Dance, Swara Samrat Festival, popularly known as SSF, was held at Nazrul Manch, Kolkata, in December last year. IBNS brings glimpses from the three-day long classical music and dance extravaganza. (Photo courtesy: PR Team)
People across the globe welcomed New Year and bid adieu to 2023 on Sunday (December 31, 2023).
SRINAGAR, DEC 31 (UNI):- A view of the last sunset of the Year-2023, in Srinagar on Sunday. (Photo Courtesy: UNI)
Kolkata, known for its passionate Christmas celebrations, came alive on Monday as enthusiastic crowds poured into the city's decked up sunset boulevard Park Street to soak in the spirit of Yuletide. Youngsters strummed guitars and jammed with each other as the daylong revelry extended from the city's green urban park Maidan to the happening Park Street and beyond, to the iconic Anglo-Indian neighbourhood Bow Barracks, which is a cluster of red houses in central Kolkata originally built as a garrison mess for the American soldiers during the World War I.(Images by Avishek Mitra/IBNS)
Surinder Films on Tuesday launched its romantic music Mon, which is composed by music director duo Shiladitya Som, featuring Jaan Kumar Sanu and Srijla Guha. (Images by Avishek Mitra/IBNS)