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Manicktalla Chaltabagan Puja’s theme pitches Kolkata for UNESCO's “City of Literature” honour

Kolkata, Oct 12 (IBNS): Kavigurur Shantinir [The Bard (Tagore)’s peace abode] is the theme of the Chaltabagan Durga Puja marking its 76th year here as the organisers of the famous puja of the City of Joy pitches Kolkata to the UNESCO to declare it as City of Literature in league with some other global cities.

Maha Dashami: Revellers bid adieu to Goddess Durga

Kolkata, Oct 11 (IBNS): This is the day that Kolkatans lament the most as it is time again to bid adieu to the Hindu Goddess Durga and her four children (Laxmi, Saraswati, Kartik and Ganesh) with Maha Dashami celebrations coming to an end on Tuesday.

Puja celebrations reach peak on Maha Navami

Kolkata, Oct 10 (IBNS): Durga Puja celebrations reached its peak on Monday as people set out early on the streets of Kolkata on Maha Navami, to make the most of the penultimate day of the four-day festival.

Kolkata's Kashi Bose Lane Durga Puja gets 'Most Innovative Pujo' award

Kolkata, Oct 9 (IBNS): Kolkata's Kashi Bose Lane Durga Puja has been awarded the Rotary Rotaract Sharod Swikrity Awards in the 'Most Innovative Pujo' category.

Maha Ashtami celebration begins with 'pushpanjali'

Kolkata, Oct 9 (IBNS): The festive spirit in Kolkata reached its peak on Sunday as the Maha Ashtami celebration of the Durga Puja commenced with devotees offering 'pushpanjali' (prayers with flowers) to the goddess.

Mahasaptami fever grips Kolkata

Kolkata, Oct 8 (IBNS): Despite rains,the festive spirit in Kolkata peaked on Saturday on the Mahasaptami day as people upped their celebratory mood.

Durga Puja begins with Mahasasthi, surge of humanity fill the streets

Durga Puja begins with Mahasasthi, surge of humanity fill the streets Kolkata, Oct 7 (IBNS): A sea of humanity took to streets and hopped from one pandal to another as Durga Puja began in West Bengal on Friday officially commenced from Mahashasti.

Mahindra’s NuPro stirs up culinary delights in association with the inimitable Sawan Dutta

Kolkata Oct 5 (IBNS): Mahindra Agri Solutions, part of the USD 17.8 billion Mahindra Group on Wednesday announced their association with the much acclaimed Composer, Producer & Vocalist, Sawan Dutta.

Magnum makes installation in Kolkata for Durga Puja

Kolkata, Oct 5 (IBNS): Kolkata’s famous Durga Puja will witness a chocolate overhaul as Magnum ice cream, the authority on pleasure, on Wednesday unveiled a first-of-its-kind iconic installation. Standing 18 feet tall, this magnificent Magnum inspired art installation will be located next to the famed Singhi Park pandal in the city from Oct 5 to Oct 11.

Sourab Mitra: Using Ma Durga to spread social awareness about acid attack victims

Kolkata, Oct 5 (IBNS): Going against the usual concepts of beauty and glamour, makeup artist Sourab Mitra has decided to strike at one of the deep rooted evils of our society, acid attacks on women.

Kolkata Durga Puja club launches

Kolkata, Aug 27 (IBNS):Kolkata's Hindusthan Park Durgotsab Committee arranged a ceremony to launch their theme song for the upcoming Durga Puja-"Parar Gaan".

Big Bazaar unveils new fashion trends for Durga Puja in Kolkata

Kolkata, Aug 27 (IBNS): A cluster of Tollywood stars sashayed down the ramp, flaunting the latest collection Big Bazaar has to offer this Durga Puja.

Durga Puja celebrations reach its crescendo

Kolkata, Oct 22 (IBNS): The five days of festivity touched its crescendo as people will celebrate Maha Nabami and Bijaya Dasami together on Thursday.

Festive fever grips Kolkata on Mahaashtami

Kolkata, Oct 21 (IBNS): The festivity fever reached peak on Wednesday as the day of Mahaashtami brought along happiness and different hues of aspiration with people flocking to the nearby pandals to offer 'anjali', a special prayer to the goddess.

Mahasaptami ups spirit among festive frenzy Kolkatans

Kolkata, Oct 20 (IBNS): As the day of Mahasaptami commenced, the festive spirit, joy and enthusiasm of the Bengali community in Kolkata received an extra fillip on Tuesday with people upping their celebratory mood to a great deal.