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English translated version of 'Chirakumar Sabha' released

Oxford University Press released the English-translated version of Bengali play Chirakumar Sabha at ICCR in Kolkata on Wednesday (June 25, 2014)

Kolkata hosts show on Bengali folk songs

Kolkata, June 25 (IBNS): The West Bengal State Akademi of Dance Drama Music and Visual Arts of Rabindra Bharati University presented in association with Lalan Academy Mahajani Gaan a programme of old folk songs of greater Bengal at the Jorasanko Thakurbari here recently.

GJSCI announces jewellery skill competition

World Skills International is representing the best of their peers drawn from regional and national skill competitions held currently in 67 countries/regions. Gem and Jewellery Skill Council Of India (GJSCI) is conducting four regional competitions at Kolkata, Thrissur, Jaipur and Mumbai to short-list the best candidates to compete in the Indian Jewellery Skill Competition Final. The final of the Indian Jewellery Skill Competition 2014 will be held at the India International Jewellery Show from 17th – 21st July 2014 in Mumbai where 8 regional Winners will compete to represent India. At The Taj Bengal in the presence of West Bengal Finance Minister Dr. Amit Mitra on June 13, 2014, the Inauguration of the First West Bengal Skill Advisory Committee of GJSCI was held along with a Prize Distribution Ceremony of the Biggest Eastern Region Indian Jewellery Skill Competition 2014 and announcement of the regional competitions. Images by Somnath Roy Chowdhury/IBNS

Marwar food festival in Kolkata

Kolkata hosted Marwar food festival at The Sonnet Hotel on Thursday (June 12, 2014). Images by Somnath Roy Chowdhury/IBNS

Kolkata sweet shop unveils World Cup special

Kolkata is known for its love for football and sweets. So as the action begins in Brazil on Thursday, Kolkata also shifts to the football frenzy mood. Famous confectioner NALIN CHANDRA DAS & SON'S on Wednesday (June 11, 2014) unveiled World Cup Special Sweet Dishes at their Rashbehari Branch in south Kolkata. Actress Priya Karfa, singer Pilu Bhattacharya, designer Lopamudra Mondal Saha along with models from Kolkata were present at the launch. In Brazil the hosts will face Croatia Thursday to kick-start the football carnival called World Cup at a stadium in São Paulo. Images by Avishek Mitra/IBNS

Kolkata joint unveils World Cup menu

Football-crazy Kolkata's food joint Koshe Kosha on Wednesday (June 11, 2014) unveiled the season’s favourite culinary trends introducing World Cup Special. The “WORLD CUP FEVER MENU” has delicacies like None the ‘Wurst’ for it, Rendezvous with Rooney, Rio Rocker, Cristiano Crusher, Nimble as Neymar, Spanish Armada, Moscow Magic. The lip-smacking dishes were in display at Koshe Kosha's Golpark outlet. Chiraag Paul, CEO of Koshe Kosha, was present to brief the media. In Brazil the hosts will face Croatia Thursday to kick-start the football carnival called World Cup at a stadium in São Paulo. Images by Avishek Mitra/IBNS

IAF joins French Air Force for bilateral exercise

The Indian Air Force (IAF) and French Air Force, in order to enhance operational co-operation and to validate capabilities, recently commenced the bilateral exercise 'Ex Garuda V' at the Jodhpur Air Base. During this fortnight long exercise, starting from Monday (Jun 2, 2014), both the Air Forces would engage in Operations based on their Operational Philosophy and methodology of operations practicing various challenging air situation scenarios.

IAF joins French Air Force for bilateral exercise

The Indian Air Force (IAF) and French Air Force, in order to enhance operational co-operation and to validate capabilities, recently commenced the bilateral exercise 'Ex Garuda V' at the Jodhpur Air Base. During this fortnight long exercise, starting from Monday (Jun 2, 2014), both the Air Forces would engage in Operations based on their Operational Philosophy and methodology of operations practicing various challenging air situation scenarios.

Donald Duck visits Mumbai mall

Donald Duck, the funny animal cartoon character from Walt Disney, recently visited Mumbai, prior to his birthday on Jun 9, to celebrate with his young fans and his best friends Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse at the Inorbit Mall.

Ramdhanu's premier held in Priya Cinema hall

The premier of Bengali film 'Ramdhanu' was held in Kolkata's Priya Cinema hall on Friday (June 6, 2014).

Ramdhanu's premier held in Priya Cinema hall

The premier of Bengali film 'Ramdhanu' was held in Kolkata's Priya Cinema hall on Friday (June 6, 2014).

Air Staff Chief briefs Jaitley

Defence Minister Arun Jaitley was on Friday (June 6, 2014) briefed by Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha on the Air Force Operational preparedness and capabilities at Air HQ (Vayu Bhavan) in New Delhi.

"Abby Sen" shooting held in Kolkata

The shooting of director Atanu Ghosh's 'Abby Sen' is currently going on in Kolkata. The film features actors Abir Chatterjee and Raima Sen.

Kolkata's Victoria Memorial goes green

Tata Steel green-lighted the iconic Victoria Memorial for the fifth year in succession on Thursday (June 5, 2014) to observe the World Environment Day.

Zee launches Zindagi

Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited launched its brand new General Entertainment Channel Zindagi in Kolkata on Thursday (June 5, 2014).