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Mamata holds rally in Kolkata

In a show of strength, West Bengal Chief Mamata Banerjee held a rally in south Kolkata on Saturday (May 10, 2014). Banerjee was accompanied by her Trinamool Congress (TMC)'s Rajya Sabha MP Mithun Chakraborty and two candidates of the Lok Sabha polls Subrata Bakshi and Sugata Bose. Kolkata is gearing up to cast their votes in the last phase of the Lok Sabha polls on May 12.

CPI-M campaigns at South 24 Parganas in WB

Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) candidate Nandini Mukherjee along with Opposition leader Surya Kanta Mishra campaigned at South 24 Parganas in West Bengal on Friday (May 9, 2014). Images by Somnath Roy Chowdhury/IBNS

Tagore's birth anniversary celebration at Jorasanko

Jorasanko Thakur Bari, the ancestral home of world poet and Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore, on Friday (May 9, 2014) marked his birth anniversary in Kolkata. West Bengal, along with the rest of India, dedicated Friday to mellifluous songs, captivating poems and stirring plays as the Bengali community across the country celebrated Tagore's 153rd birth anniversary. Images by Somnath Roy Chowdhury/IBNS

Metropole Ivory announces Seafood & Sizzler Food Festival

Kolkata restaurant Metropole Ivory on Wednesday (May 7, 2014) announced that it has put up a platter of smoking Seafood & Sizzler Food Festival which will be held from May 9-18. Images by Avishek Mitra/IBNS

George Telegraph launches new educational initiative

Keeping up with the recent changes in SEBI guidelines in the investment sector, The George Telegraph Group, a vocational training institute in Eastern India on Tuesday (May 6, 2014) launched its new educational initiative in Kolkata. The institute will offer a curriculum on Post Graduate Certificate in Investment & Wealth Management. Images by IBNS

George Telegraph launches new educational initiative

Kolkata, May 6 (IBNS): Keeping up with the recent changes in SEBI guidelines in the investment sector, The George Telegraph Group, a vocational training institute in Eastern India has launched its new educational initiative The George Institute of Capital Market Studies.

Apollo CEO donates money to hospital

Dr. Rupali Basu, CEO, Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals and Eastern India, Apollo Hospitals Group, donated the profits acquired from her personal 'Sari Exhibition' in Kolkata to the Apollo Gleneagles Educational Trust and Apollo Gleneagles Cancer Charity for their progress and development. Apart from holding a responsible position, Basu also has a passion for designing saris.

Vivekananda College celebrates World Book Day

Vivekananda College, Thakupukur, observed the 'World Book Day' at the college on Wednesday (April 23, 2014) in Kolkata. Organised by the Dept. of Journalism & Mass Communication of the college, several eminent personalities including Dr.Tapan Kumar Poddar, Principal, Vivekananda College , Film director Pradipta Bhattacharyya , Dr. Biplab Loho Chowdhury, Professor, Centre for Journalism and Mass Communication, Visva Bharaati, Professor Maumita Chowdhury, Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, Barrackpore Rastraguru Surendranath College, Dr. Subarna Kumar Das, Professor, Jadavpur University, Prof.Santanu Banerjee , Head , Dept. of Mass communication & Videography , Vidyasagar University and Mr. Sujoy Dhar- Reuters correspondent & Editor of India Blooms News Service were present at the event. A photography exhibition, organized by the Centre for Photojournalism and Videography, Vivekananda College, was inaugurated by Pradipta Bhattacharyya on Wednesday.

Amole Gupte visits Kolkata

Director Amole Gupte visited Kolkata on Tuesday (April 22, 2014) as he spoke on his next film Hawaa Hawaai. Images by Avishek Mitra/IBNS

Local talents paint Kolkata trams in bright colours

Kolkata, Apr 22 (IBNS) : Kolkata's heritage transport, tram had a rendezvous with art aficionados, artists,school students and children of Kolkata at the culmination of 'Camel Art Week' , here on Saturday. Images by Somnath Roy Chowdhury

AMP Vaisaakkhi celebrates foundation day

Kolkata, Apr 15 (IBNS): AMP Vaisaakkhi, a G+8 storey commercial building in Kolkata's Salt Lake area by AMP Universal Realty Private Limited, celebrated its foundation day on Tuesday on the auspicious occasion of Poila Boisakh or Bengali New Year.

Taj Bengal hosts preview of Marc Thuet's culinary

Kolkata's Taj Bengal on Monday (April 14, 2014) hosted a tete-a-tete and preview of French culinary masterpieces of Marc Thuet, who is an internationally acclaimed gourmet chef and renowned television personality.Images by Avishek Mitra/IBNS

Bengal celebrates New Year with puja

West Bengal and the Bengali community on Tuesday (April 15, 2014) celebrated the auspicious occasion of Poila Baishakh (the first day of the Bengali calendar), which marks the 'Nababarsho' or the Bengali new year. Traditionally, businesses start this day with a new ledger, clearing out the old debts. The shops generally hosts a 'puja' and invites the customers to clear old debts. Images of puja being offered at Kalighat temple of goddess Kali. Images by Somnath Roy Chowdhury/IBNS