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Vijaya Dashami: Bengal bids adieu to Goddess Durga, five-day festival ends

Kolkata:  At the end of the five-day mega festival that witnessed the entire Bengal wallow in a frenetic celebration, despite COVID-19 fears, people bid adieu to Goddess Durga on Friday, the Vijay Dashami day, wishing she returns the next year bringing in happiness.

Kangaroo Kids Education charts aggressive growth strategy for Bengal

Kolkata/IBNS: Kangaroo Kids Education Ltd (KKEL), the promoter of Kangaroo Kids International Pre-school and Billabong High International School (BHIS), on Wednesday unveiled its plans to expand its network preschools and K-12 brands across Bengal.

Bengalis observe Mahalaya, gear up for Durga Puja celebration

Kolkata: Gearing up for the Durga Puja celebration, the Bengali community, like many others, on Saturday observed the final day of Pitru-paksha through Mahalaya, the auspicious occasion when one pays tribute to ancestors through prayers, rituals and a dip in the river Ganga.

Bengalis celebrate new year today

Kolkata, Apr 15 (IBNS):  The dawn of Sunday brought along new fervour, joy and prosperity in the land of West Bengal with the Bengali community all gearing up to wish and hug each other to celebrate the auspicious occasion of Poila Baishakh (the first day of the Bengali calendar), which marks the 'Nababarsho' or the Bengali new year.

Bengali community celebrates Poila Baishakh today

Kolkata, Apr 15 (IBNS): West Bengal on Saturday ushered in its new year with fresh fervour, joy, hope and aspirations amid the exchange of hugs and wishes within the Bengali community which is celebrating the auspicious occasion of Poila Baishakh (the first day of the Bengali calendar), which marks the 'Nababarsho' or the Bengali new year.

Indian and US artists come together for performative story telling project in Kolkata

Kolkata, Feb 28 (IBNS): Performing artists from India and the United States (US) came together to raise awareness about gender issues at a programme at the American Centre in Kolkata recently.

Bengal gears up to celebrate Kali Puja

Kolkata, Oct 29 (IBNS): The Bengali community on Saturday geared up to celebrate Kali Puja.