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Sonnet hosts Bengali Food festival

Kolkata, Apr 8 (IBNS): Gupi-Bagha’s surprise in legendary filmmaker Satyajit Ray classic film, literally reflected in the eyes of the guests present at the Sonnet in Kolkata as the spread was being tabled, oozing Bengali aroma. Images by Somnath Roy Chowdhury/IBNS

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar visits Kolkata

Kolkata, Apr 8 (IBNS): Spiritual leader,humanitarian and founder of The Art of Living Sri Sri Ravi Shankar visited Kolkata on Tuesday as citizens attended two events hosted by him in the city.

Polls 'merchandise' floods Kolkata markets

With Lok Sabha elections fever gripping the nation, T-shirts, umbrellas and other goods having different party symbols, faces of party leaders painted on them, are flooding markets. IBNS camera caught sellers busy selling such merchandise across the 'City of Joy' (Kolkata) on Monday (April 7, 2014). Images by Avishek Mitra/IBNS

Graphic novel version of 'Chakrapurer Chakkare' launched

Popular Bengali writer Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay launched the english graphic novel version of his literary work 'Chakrapurer Chakkare' at Kolkata's South Point High School on Monday (April 7, 2014). Images by Somnath Roy Chowdhury/IBNS

LS: Political leaders campaign in Kolkata

Political leaders from different political parties, including Somen Mitra of the Congress, Sudip Bandyopadhyay of the Trinamool Congress (TMC) and Rahul Sinha of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), campaigned for the Lok Sabha polls in Kolkata on Monday (April 7, 2014). Images by Avishek Mitra/IBNS

Smartur to make children aware regarding politics

Kolkata, Apr 7 (IBNS): Smartur (www.smartur.com), start-up in the space of digital content solutions for schools and students, recently launched the online initiative ‘ABC of 2014 Elections’, in an attempt to create basic awareness about Indian politics and elections of our country amongst children.

IIM Calcutta celebrates 49th Annual Convocation

Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIM-C) hosted its 49th Annual Convocation on Saturday (April 5, 2014) with the vision of accelerating its journey towards internationalization. The event was attended by Arundhati Bhattacharya, Chairperson, State Bank of India as the Chief Guest, Ajit Balakrishnan, CEO – Rediff.com and the Chairman of IIM Calcutta’s Board of Governors and Professor Saibal Chattopadhyay, Director, IIM Calcutta. Images by Somnath Roy Chowdhury/IBNS

Maheshwari Sabha hosts Gangaur festival

Kolkata, Apr 3 (IBNS): The Purva Kolkata Maheshwari Sabha recently celebrated the festival of 'Gangaur' with much fervour and devotion for the fifth year in a row at the Phoolbagan Gangaur Park, here. 'Gangaur', the festival of Rajasthan is observed with great fervour and devotion by women folk who worship 'Gauri', the consort of Lord Shiva.

iLEAD hosts workshop on faculty development

Kolkata, Apr 2 (IBNS): Institute of Leadership, Entrepreneurship & Development (iLEAD) recently conducted a two-day workshop on 'Faculty Development', with Ashley Braganza, Professor, Brunel University, UK and Melvin N Johnson, Professor, Tennessee State University, USA, here,

Filmfare's dazzling debut in East

Kolkata, Mar 30 (IBNS) It was not the April heat that scorched the Red Carpet at the Science City here, but the stars that alighted from the Tollywood and Bollywood which sent the temperatures shooting. Images by Avishek Mitra/IBNS

Chander Pahar success celebrated

One of the block busters and top grossing films from Tollywood, Chander Pahar, the story of a young Bengali man's adventures in Africa in the years 1909-1910 adapted from the famous book of the same name by Bibhutibhushan Bandyopadhyay, completed 100 days in cinema houses and the makers of the film and lead actor Dev (who is now fighting Lok Sabha polls on a Trinamool Congress ticket) celebrated the box office success occasion on Saturday (Mar 29, 2014) at INOX Lounge of South City Mall. Actor Dev, along with director Kamaleswar Mukherjee and other technicians besides the producers (Venkatesh Films) were present. Images by Avishek Mitra/IBNS