Kolkata, Aug 25 (IBNS) Ladies Circle India organised an interactive Cookery Workshop by chef Kunal Kapur for the first time ever in Kolkata recently.
People of Kolkata, along with Tele Cine Society and Kolkata Today, have geared up to celebrate the city's birthday at Desopriya Park on Saturday (Aug 23, 2014). Major guests and celebrities, who were present on the occasion were actor Soumitra Chattopadhyay, singer Bonoshree Sengupta, sports personality Chuni Ghoswami, filmmakers Raja Sen, Aniruddha Roy Choudhury among others. Images by Somnath Roy Chowdhury/IBNS
The cold war of 'Ghoti' and 'Bangal' continues from the football field to the kitchen. While the Hilsa fetish dominates the Opar or Eastern part of Bengal border, the obsession with Chingri continues in Epar or Western part of Bengal. But the fate of the two delicacies seems to be inextricable intertwined. To bank on this age old rivalry, De Sovrani Hotel in Kolkata is celebrating Prawn and traditional Hilsa festival called Illish-Chingri Judha. The festival will continue till the first week of September. Images by IBNS
Considered as one of Kolkata's popular hangout point, Someplace Else recently marked its 20th year celebration at The Park Hotel. Images by Somnath Roy Chowdhury/IBNS
Author Bahar Dutt's latest book 'Green Wars' was launched at the British Council in Kolkata on Wednesday (August 20, 2014). Images by Somnath Roy Chowdhury/IBNS
In a bid to attract more investments and partnerships, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee commenced her first foreign trip as she left for Singapore on Sunday last. She met Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong on Aug 19, 2014. She said the meeting was constructive and positive.
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IBNS): Commemorating the 68th year of Indian Independence, Harley-Davidson owners across India united by their shared passion for freedom, self-expression and adventure took to the open roads to express their patriotism for their country. Yesterday Indian cities woke up to the rumble of hundreds of motorcycles, as every chapter organized unique rides in different regions, honoring the length and breadth of Indiaâ€™s diversity.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee unfurled the tricolour on Red Road (Indira Gandhi Sarani) in Kolkata on Friday (Aug 15, 20140 to celebrate the Independence Day. She received a guard of honour from the Kolkata police.The Chief Minister's Police Medal for Outstanding Service were given away during the day to Kolkata Police Commissioner Surojit Kar Purokayastha, Bidhannagar Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar and IGP Western Zone Siddhi Nath Gupta. Cultural shows by school children were also held. Images by Avishek Mitra/IBNS
Kolkata, Aug 14 (IBNS) During her first visit to Kolkata, U.S. ChargÃ© d'Affaires a.i. Ambassador Kathleen Stephens highlighted several key elements of the U.S. â€“ India strategic relationship, including the economic partnership, development agenda, and educational opportunities.
Kolkata along with the rest of the country, are gearing up to celebrate Independence Day on Friday (August 15, 2014). Security has been beefed up across the city ahead of Friday. People were seen buying Indian flags at different markets and shops in Kolkata on Thursday (August 14, 2014). Special programmes will hosted in several corners of the city on Friday to mark the occasion. Images by Avishek Mitra/IBNS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IBNS): Firing teargas grenades, charging iron rods and hurling stones with ferocity, the Delhi Police and a small mob attacked women, children, old and the sleeping in a midnight attack recently on West Delhiâ€™s Kathputli colony, the people of the community â€“ consisting mainly of performers and artists facing forced eviction â€“ have alleged.
Kolkata, Aug 12 (IBNS): The United States-India Educational Foundation (USIEF), in partnership with KIC UnivAssist hosted a U.S. University Fair at the American Center on Monday.
Greater Noida, Aug 8 (IBNS): Mercedes-Benz India on Friday concluded the 'Young Star Driver Programme' Season II which witnessed young racing aspirants from across India showcasing their raw talent, racing acumen and unsurpassable grit on the Buddh International Circuit.
Kolkata, Aug 8 (IBNS) Picasso Entertainment launched a Rabindrasageet CD titled Anek Diner Gaan by singer Srikanta Acharya Thursday at a function.
Chairman Emeritus of Tata Sons Ratan Tata visited Kolkata on Wednesday (August 6, 2014) and participated in an interactive session organised by the Ladies Study Group of Indian Chamber of Commerce. Images by Avishek Mitra/IBNS