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Sanskrit University is being set up in WB: Mamata Banerjee

Kolkata, Feb 17 (IBNS): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday announced a Sanskrit University is being set up in the east Indian state.

CM to inaugurate 40th International Kolkata Book Fair on Jan 25

Kolkata, Jan 19 (IBNS): Organizers of the 40th International Kolkata Book Fair, which will be inaugurated at Milan Mela ground on Jan 25 in the presence of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, will follow plastic free zone this year.

Ghulam Ali mesmerises Kolkata

Kolkata, Jan 13 (IBNS): Pakistani Ghazal singer Ghulam Ali charmed with his voice as he performed and presented a 'mesmerising' event in Kolkata on Tuesday.

Bengalis gear up to embrace Lakshmi, the Goddess of Wealth

Kolkata, Oct 26 (IBNS) As the festive grandeur of Durga Puja wanes with the immersion of Goddess Durga and her children leaving the Bengalis teary eyed, West Bengal on Monday ushered in the Goddess of Wealth and prosperity-Lakshmi.

National Level Special Handloom Expo starts in Kolkata

Kolkata, Sept 30 (IBNS) A National Level Special Handloom Expo is formally inaugurated today by Soma Bhattacharji, Commissioner of Textiles and Sericulture, Government of West Bengal in the southern part of Kolkata.

India celebrates 'Raksha Bandhan' of brothers and sisters

Kolkata, Aug 29 (IBNS): India celebrated the traditional Hindu festival of Raksha Bandhan on Saturday.

Bengal ushers in new year today

Kolkata, Apr 15 (IBNS): The dawn of Tuesday 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.