December 03, 2020 21:47 (IST)
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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.

Aaliya Wedding Collection from Avama Jewellers showcases Indian tradition through trendy designs

Kolkata/IBNS: Avama Jewellers has curated a new Wedding Collection called ‘Aaliya’, drawing inspiration from the elegance and tradition of the grand Indian Wedding.

Tiles manufacturing company NITCO overhauls Kolkata store, online presence

Kolkata/IBNS: Mumbai-based NITCO Ltd, a leading tiles manufacturing and surface design company, has overhauled its showroom in Kolkata and also enhanced its online services keeping the pandemic situation in mind.

It’s Diwali and there are many a treat for Kolkatans!

Diwali embodies the spirit of winning—the triumph of light over darkness. This year, the Diwali celebrations are all about tiding over the ravages of a pandemic which has crippled our economy and disintegrated our social lives. Amidst this gloom hope keeps us going…hope that the lights and fireworks of Diwali will spiritually uplift us and help us in killing the virus much like the execution of the ten-headed evil king Ravana! With that hope let us celebrate Diwali not only with lit diyas, new clothes, rangoli decorations and prayers, but also with feasting on our favourite Diwali sweets and desserts.

Celebrate Diwali with a festive special menu at Yauatcha Kolkata

Kolkata/IBNS: Kolkata’s award-winning Chinese dim sum tea house Yauatcha has come up with a specially curated menu to celebrate the festival of lights.

Royal China Kolkata offers limited period complimentary dessert to diners

Kolkata/IBNS: Royal China in Kolkata has already set the festive cheer rolling with a sumptuous food spread for diners who are keen to enjoy their Diwali or Bhai Dooj in style.

Kolkata: Titan launches its 500th World of Titan store in city

Kolkata: World of Titan, the watch retailer from India’s leading watchmaker, Titan Company Limited continues to expand its footprint in India, launches its 500th store. Located in Newtown, Rajarhat, Kolkata, the store marks a milestone for the brand.

Kolkata restaurants gear up for Halloween with special offers on food and drinks

Kolkata/IBNS: Want to enjoy a spook fest this Halloween and wondering where to go this last minute? Check out these two popular dining zones in Kolkata.

Durga Puja in neo-normal: A tug of war between hope and despair

The year 2020 has so far not failed to stun the human race. Of course, the world has been thrown out of its gear thanks to the deadly novel coronavirus but little did we expect that Durga Puja in Bengal would witness a grim reality of beautiful marquees without its soul-the people.

International poetry festival ‘Chair Poetry Evenings’ goes online this year

Kolkata/IBNS: Chair Poetry Evenings, Kolkata’s international poetry festival, has decided to go online this year owing to the global pandemic crisis.