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Natya Shodh Sansthan joins hands with TOT Radio app to provide access to Indian theatre archives

India's largest repository of the history of Indian theatre can now be accessed through a radio app with Natya Shodh Sansthan, Kolkata, joining hands with TOT Radio, the only radio app in the country and neighbouring Bangladesh dedicated to theatre.

International Tagore Festival brings together renowned song exponents from London, Bangladesh, India

Kolkata/IBNS: London-based Dr. Ananda Gupta has initiated the International Tagore Festiva representing a unique approach to showcasing Rabindranath Tagore's songs.

Epar Bangla and Opar Bangla meets at Illish Utsav

It was a royal repast! I was seated in an exclusive room, along with other guests, on an antique dining table, richly upholstered chair seats in burgundy velvet, matching perfectly with the equally gorgeous velvet wall linings. It had a royal feel! It was heightened further by the exclusive artefacts and the sepia-toned framed portraits of unknown people adorning one of the walls. It was here that I was served the much coveted silver fish on a kansa (bell metal) plate…and the place was Sonar Tori (golden boat). 

45th International Kolkata Book Fair to be inaugurated in Jan 2022

Kolkata/IBNS: The 45th International Kolkata Book Fair will be inaugurated on Jan 31, 2022, announced Publishers and Booksellers Guild secretary Tridib Chatterjee here on Friday.

40 million children miss out on early education in critical pre-school year due to COVID-19: UNICEF

Dhaka: At least 40 million children worldwide have missed out on early childhood education in their critical pre-school year as COVID-19 shuttered childcare and early education facilities, according to a new research brief published today by UNICEF.

'MOITRI' celebrates the first ever Indo- Bangladesh Friendship Motoring Drive 2020

Kolkata/IBNS: As part of the birth centenary celebration of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the first prime minister of Bangladesh, also popularly known as Bongobondhu (Friend of Bengal) and Jatir Janak (Father of the Nation), a car rally was recently organised between India and Bangladesh.

Bangladeshi artist Shusmita Anis releases her latest album “Chena Shohor”

Kolkata: Shusmita Anis is one of the front runners in modern Bengali Music both in India and Bangladesh. Her new album “Chena Shohor” was released in “The Park” in Kolkata recently.

Bangladesh delegation meets I&B Ministry over co-production of film on Mujibur Rahman's life

New Delhi, May 7 (IBNS): A delegation from Bangladesh led by Dr. Gowher Rizvi, Adviser to Prime Minister of Bangladesh, including Syed Muazzem Ali, High Commissioner of Bangladesh to India and other delegates met Amit Khare, Secretary and other officials of I&B Ministry on Tuesday.

East Side Stories: A play about the suffering a partition of a country can inflict on its own people

Kolkata, Apr 27 (IBNS): Adapted from short stories by  Dibyendu Palit, Selina Hossain and Manik Bandopadhyay, the East Side Stories, directed by Mahmud Alam, is a reflection of the pain of separation that the partition of a country with shared language and culture inflicts on the people.

Bangladesh Film Festival and photo exhibition on Bangladesh Liberation War inaugurated today

Kolkata, Jan 5 (IBNS): A two-day long festival to showcase films from Bangladesh was inaugurated at Nandan – 2 theatre in Kolkata today, in presence of Hasanul Haque Inu, Minister of Information, Government of Bangladesh and Bangladesh High Commissioner to India Shri Syed Moazzem Ali.