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Prabha Khaitan Foundation hosts an enriching session of Kalam with Dr Sachchidanand Joshi in Kolkata

Kolkata: The crisp winter weather in India is time to celebrate many literary events. The country's cultural hub Kolkata was not behind when on a December morning, the city-based Prabha Khaitan Foundation (PKF) hosted a cherishing literary session with renowned scholar-theatre artist Dr Sachchidanand Joshi bringing together some of the bright minds. 

Prabha Khaitan Foundation flags off literary journey in Ayodhya, unveils Anant Vijay’s book at the Kitaab event

Ayodhya/IBNS: Prabha Khaitan Foundation (PKF) expanded its cultural and literary footprint by launching its new Ayodhya chapter with the unveiling of journalist-author Anant Vijay’s latest Hindi book - “Over the Top: OTT ka Mayajaal” at the iconic Raj Sadan - the Royal Palace of Ayodhya.

Kolkata raises a toast to Shashi Tharoor's latest book launched at a session of Kitaab

Kolkata/IBNS: On a November afternoon in Kolkata wit, wisdom, wonderful ideas and words were the hallmarks of Dr. Shashi Tharoor’s book launch session organised by Prabha Khaitan Foundation, a Kolkata-based non-profit trust, in association with Ladies Study Group (LSG) and Ehsaas women of Kolkata in the City of Joy.

Grammy-winning Ricky Kej curates unique Music of the Month themes for Kolkata-based Prabha Khaitan Foundation

Kolkata/IBNS: Ricky Kej, India’s three-time Grammy award winning music composer and the man behind the signature caller tune of Prabha Khaitan Foundation(PKF), has once again curated twelve unique pieces of music to be used by the Foundation as its `Music of the Month’ across all the events, social media platforms and as communications pan-India and overseas.

Chiefs of services gather in Delhi winter to release book on India's valiant soldiers at Prabha Khaitan Foundation event

New Delhi: It was an evening dedicated to valour and sacrifice of those who showed exemplary courage in the face of death while fighting for their Motherland.

Stubbornness made Dr. Ambedkar who he is: Shashi Tharoor

Parliamentarian and author Shashi Tharoor’s latest book Ambedkar: A Life was recently launched at the Kitaab Kolkata event organized by Prabha Khaitan Foundation (PKF) and presented by Shree Cement at the ITC Sonar. The event was attended by bibliophiles young and old, members of Ehsaas Women and FICCI FLO. Suhel Seth, management consultant, author, columnist and public speaker, was in an hour-long conversation with the author. IBNS correspondent Ayush Gupta brings a few excerpts.

Sustainable Fashion: Grammy winner Ricky Kej joins Prabha Khaitan Foundation to announce ReWear4Earth initiative

Kolkata: Prabha Khaitan Foundation, India, and Grammy Award winner Ricky Kej, have collaborated on a new initiative #ReWear4Earth which will focus on fashion and sustainability.

Prabha Khaitan Foundation hosts 2022 Booker Prize winner Geetanjali Shree at India International Centre

Prabha Khaitan Foundation hosted a reception to meet and greet the Booker Prize 2022 recipient Geetanjali Shree, 64, at the India International Centre (ICC), which was attended by the Ehsaas Women of India.

Prabha Khaitan Foundation celebrates women achiever Priti Rathi Gupta in UK

London/IBNS: Kolkata-based non-governmental organization Prabha Khaitan Foundation (PKF), in few of its first initiatives to resume in-person events after a long gap due to covid, hosted a meet and greet session at the Taj 51 Buckingham Gate hotel in London with Priti Rathi Gupta who has been selected as the only women icon from India as part of Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee pageant.

Prabha Khaitan Foundation revs up literary and cultural cachet with UK collaborations

Kolkata-based  non-governmental organisation (NGO) Prabha Khaitan Foundation (PKF) has entered into collaborations with prestigious UK-based organisations and institutions to expand its sphere of cultural, literary and social activities and connect with a wider audience beyond India.

My mother felt it was criminal to not live up to our full potential: Shobha Tharoor Srinivasan

Why do you want to write a book about me? Why not one on your famous brother?” – was Lily Tharoor’s first reaction when she learnt of her daughter Shobha Tharoor Srinivasan’s intention to write about her life.

Vasant Utsav by PKF to welcome spring was an ode to late kathak exponent Birju Maharaj

Spring blooms a smile in Nature. Spring blooms joy in the human heart. There’s a fragrance of happiness all around. Green, red, orange, yellow, pink, blue, and violet – the abundance of colours during spring calls for a celebration with song and dance.

PKF's 3-day boutique festival of love enriches Valentine's Day season with literary ferment

Valentine's Day was perfect for an exclusive festival on love, Chasing Love, presented by the Prabha Khaitan Foundation. The 3-day virtual boutique literature festival was online thanks to the pandemic and was pre-recorded for a seamless quality watch. The seven sessions with 26 speakers was curated by author and literature festival director Shinie Antony.

Kitaab Festival in Delhi draws booklovers

Prabha Khaitan Foundation organised a week-long Kitaab Festival in Delhi presented by Shree Cement, from 13 to 17 December, where English, Hindi and Urdu literatures were celebrated in the company of a niche audience. Eleven books were launched in these 5 days at the India International Centre in New Delhi.

Muskaan’s fresh approach to promote India’s literary and cultural heritage among students

Kolkata: Project `Muskaan’ – an initiative of Prabha Khaitan Foundation and Education for All Trust and supported by Shree Cement - will reach out to thousands of students across India to popularise heritage literature and culture by engaging them in cultural programmes, story-telling, dance, music, puppetry, theatre and art.