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Disputes between Trinamool Congress, rebel Suvendu Adhikari 'resolved amicably' | Centre fails to achieve a breakthrough in talks with farmers, next meet on Dec 3 | BSF seizes 25,000 cattles, narcotics worth over Rs 62 crore along Indo-Bangladesh border this year | Centre holds meeting with farmers to find breakthrough in anti-farm laws protest | 'BJP only wants to take credit': Mamata Banerjee hits back at PM Modi over farmers' scheme

Author Sudipto Lahiri's short story wins honour in Indo-Australian short story competition

Kolkata/IBNS: City-based author Sudipta Lahiri's latest short story ‘Satyam Shivam Sundaram’ has been selected for publication in an Indo-Australian online short story competition.

College students, are you ready for the Sweden India Nobel Memorial Quiz?

Mumbai/IBNS: College students in India can test their knowledge about Alfred Nobel, the Nobel Prize and Nobel Laureates at this quiz contest with a first prize of rupees one lakh.

Mexico-India Dialogues on Women’s Rights: Breaking Gender Stereotypes in the Media

New Delhi/IBNS: The Embassy of Mexico in India and UNESCO New Delhi jointly hosted the 2nd Mexico-India Dialogues on Women’s Rights on the subject of Breaking Gender Stereotypes in the Media.

Centre allows schools to reopen from Sept 21 for classes 9-12

New Delhi/IBNS: The Centre has allowed the partial reopening of schools from Sept 21, for face-to-face classes on a voluntary basis for the students of 9th-12th grades.

AI technology unites India through virtual rendition of national anthem

Mumbai/IBNS: The idea that India stands united in the face of all adversities, including the current pandemic sweeping across the globe, was once again driven home, this time through the presentation of a virtual rendition of the country’s national anthem sung by various people.

We are all in this together: How a pandemic transforms student lives in USA and India

Every spring, students from the University of Missouri in USA join with peers in India to work on story projects together, exploring subjects that link the world’s two largest democracies. They reach across oceans and time zones to share and learn and gain a new appreciation of all that unites people. IBNS with University of Missouri brings you the voices of today's youth in Covid-19 times

When the world hibernates, going 'online' is the new normal

Amidst a scary predicament, the world is currently passing through, the internet has emerged to be the sole connector in the new normal of social distancing. At a time when heads of the countries across the globe are constantly preaching the one mantra of social distancing, essentially demanding people to shrug off socialising, internet happens to unleash freshness in the lives of otherwise bored and quarantined social animals. 

'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.

How Indians are responding to their love for mother tongue? ShareChat has some metrics

Kolkata/IBNS: More than 30,000 UGC (user generated content) got created across 8 Indian languages with #MyMotherTongue #LoveMyLanguage ahead of the International Mother Language Day on Feb 21, according to social media platform ShareChat.

R-Day India: Google celebrates with Doodle

New Delhi/UNI: The Google on Sunday celebrated India's 71st Republic Day with a very unique doodle showcasing the country's rich cultural heritage that permeates and unites the diverse Asian subcontinent.

6 things about India only an Indophile would know

An Indophile is someone who loves India. Its culture, its people, its languages, its natural beauty and India’s amazing cuisine. Scottish Historian like William Darlymple or the musician Jerry Garcia are well-known examples of Indophiles who breathe India.

Ireland keen to increase its intake of Indian students aspiring to pursue higher studies

Kolkata, Oct 12 (IBNS): Ireland is poised to welcome Indian students keen to pursue higher studies at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels and is offering over 200 scholarships for the same.

India celebrates Ganesh Chaturthi festival today, PM Modi greets nation

New Delhi, Sept 2 (IBNS): Indian PM Narendra Modi wished the nation on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi as the 10-day long festival started from Monday.

India to have 859 million smartphones users in 2022: ASSOCHAM-PwC

New Delhi, May 13 (IBNS): The number of smartphone users in the country is expected to double to 859 million by 2022 from 468 million users in 2017 growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 12.9%, according to an ASSOCHAM-PwC joint study.

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.