January 25, 2021 03:10 (IST)
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Kolkata’s South City Mall turns 13, hosts events online

Kolkata/IBNS: South City Mall in Kolkata, which recently celebrated its 13th birthday, lined up a string of activities to mark the anniversary.

Social activist Chaitali creates new Guinness World Record with largest jute bag

The Golden fabric of Bengal carries the larger than life message - Greener, Healthier, Inclusive World. Chaitali is popularly known for reviving jute, prison reformation apart from women empowerment and various humanitarian services.

Kolkata: ITC Royal Bengal hosting week-long Northern Circars festival

Kolkata: ITC Royal Bengal, the luxury hotel in Kolkata, is presenting the foodies of the city a chance to savour some unique dishes as a part of its ‘Northern Circars’ festival in January.

Tuck into a kebab and biryani spread at the Bar- Be- Queue festival in Acropolis Mall

Kolkata/IBNS: Acropolis Mall in south Kolkata is holding a Kebab and Biryani festival in association with RED FM and Foodzpah.

Symi…a little bit of Greece on a Kolkata street

A trip to Symi—a Greek island—inspired Trishna Mukherjee to open a quaint eatery, by the same name, on a South Kolkata bylane…Dover Lane to be precise. Seasoned restaurateur Debalina Chakrabarty joined her in this enterprise.

It’s winter in Kolkata and time to savour the best of food and drinks!

Just a few more hours and we shall bid adieu to 2020—a year which witnessed a major upheaval as all human activities almost came to a standstill.  We went through a dark phase and hopefully it is coming to an end as we prepare to embrace 2021 with spirited fervour. Here’s a look at what Kolkata has on offer to ring in the New Year with hopes for a healthy and a happy new year.

Fairfield by Marriott Kolkata is ready to welcome guests to its Christmas and New Year parties

Kolkata/IBNS: Take a look at what Fairfield by Marriott, the luxury property in Rajarhat, has lined up for Christmas and New Year before finalising your plans.

Kolkata gets a new food delivery app Fooza

Kolkata/IBNS: Fooza, a new food delivery app, joins the bandwagon in Kolkata and plans to go pan-India thereafter, said Dibyendu Banerjea, the company’s founder and managing director.

Christmas and New Year festivities at JW Marriott Kolkata

Kolkata/IBNS: JW Marriott Kolkata turns its eclectic spaces into experiential partying and dining zones this Christmas and New year. Music, global cuisine, gourmet spreads, wine, from soft to premium beverages, they want to ensure you have the best time at the year-end festivities.

Stories are the index of our mind, says Father Felix Raj at book launch

Kolkata/IBNS: In the present education system, quality education, including value education, has become very important, said Dr. Dhrubajyoti Chottopadhyay, Vice Chancellor, Sister Nivedita University, Kolkata.

How English is breakfast at The Lords and Barons?

As one steps inside the first floor of The Lords and Barons on 20B Park Street, the spacious and charming interiors welcome you into its ‘old world’, yet contemporary, environment. Essentially British in its use of rich brown mahogany-like wood panelling, the intricate carvings help enhance the rich look. And it is here that a royal breakfast is being served every day from 7am to 11 am. The breakfast menu—introduced around mid-November at this popular F&B outlet—is not only extensive but very traditionally English.  

Don't miss the chance to dig into ITC Royal Bengal's Gourmet Couch Chat Box

Kolkata/IBNS: Does the nip in the air make you long for a crunchy bite or a tangy snack? Then the Chaat Box, part of the Local Love by Gourmet Couch from ITC Royal Bengal is just the thing for you.

NAMEG: The recommended destination for all things handmade

NAMEG is an experience! It has to be explored—every nook and corner where surprises await. The artistically designed interiors form the perfect backdrop to all things handmade and handcrafted. Be assured of exclusivity! Each item displayed here has been individually handpicked and selected by three enterprising women Namita Dashora, Rupali Barua and Meghali Barua Lahiry. A few weeks more and it will be Christmas! It’s time to gift. Alongside festive celebrations the wedding season too has arrived and shopping for exclusives is desired.   NAMEG offers not only a wide selection of gifting ideas but a fabulous collection of sarees for every occasion plus there’s a wide choice of tops, kurtis, jewellery and bags.

Kolkata: Chapter 2 opens new outlet in Southern Avenue

Kolkata/IBNS: Kolkata’s retro dining restaurant has opened their all new boutique outlet at Southern Avenue, extending the nostalgia of a bygone era of the 1940s to 1970s to South Kolkata where Anglo Indian Food and Live Music culture was much revered.

Kolkata's heritage tram Paat Rani to promote tourism and jute products

Kolkata: It was almost a losing turf war that Kolkata's tram fought for decades despite being part of the former British colonial capital's urban landscape for over 140 years now.