Kolkata/IBNS: Pandit Ishwarchandra Vidyasagar (1820-1891) was one of the legendary figures of the 19th century Bengal renaissance, revered as an academician, litterateur, social reformer, humanitarian and philanthropist who endeavoured to ensure the well-being of those oppressed in every possible way—particularly women, the impoverished and the illiterate.
Kolkata/IBNS: Whether it is professional commitments or a global pandemic, the bond between a brother and a sister is such that efforts are made by every sister to reach out to their brothers during Raksha Bandhan.
Despite the surge in Covid-19 cases across the country, India entered into Unlock 1 paving way for the reopening of restaurants, malls, religious places. Starmark, Kolkata's bookstore chain, has also thrown its gates wide open for its customers. Has the footfall been the same or the scenario changed? Starmark's CEO Gautam Jatia was in conversation with India Blooms correspondent Souvik Ghosh
Kolkata/IBNS: Starmark will pay a musical tribute to poet-writer-musician Kazi Nazrul Islam at 6 pm on Friday through its Facebook page.
Kolkata/IBNS: Starmark, the bookstore and lifestyle chain, will pay homage to Rabindranath Tagore on his 159th birth anniversary on May 8 and to Satyajit Ray on his birth centenary year on May 13.
Kolkata/IBNS: To mark his 99th birth anniversary of legendary filmmaker late Satyajit Ray, Starmark, in association with Puffin, will present the e-launch of The Final Adventures of Professor Shonku Starmark Facebook page by eminent actor Dhritiman Chaterji at 5 pm on Saturday.
Kolkata/IBNS: At a time when COVID-19 has imposed long-term restrictions on most activities, bookstore and lifestyle chain, Starmark, has been trying to reach out to its clientele with various online activities which may help provide some relief from stress and help stimulate their creative interests.
Kolkata/IBNS: Bookstore chain Starmark had earlier in this month hosted a star-studded event Sananda Adda to celebrate International Women's Day.
Kolkata/IBNS: Apart from Feluda, another fictitious character, which was born out of ace filmmaker Satyajit Ray's creative brain, was Professor Shanku and this December his aficionados were treated with the double dose of a movie and then a calendar release based on the much loved scientist.
Kolkata/IBNS: Kolkata’s leading bookstore chain Starmark, in association with HarperCollins India, hosted the launch of entrepreneur-writer Avik Chanda’s book ‘Dara Shukoh The Man Who Would Be King’ at its South City Mall outlet recently.
Kolkata/IBNS: Kolkata’s bookstore chain Starmark, in association with Penguin Random House India, is hosting The Penguin Classics Festival: There is one for Everyone at its South City Mall bookstore here.
Kolkata/IBNS: Kolkata’s bookstore chain Starmark, in association with Westland, held a book signing session for author Christopher C. Doyle and his book ‘The Mists of Brahma (The Pataala Prophecy Book 2)’ at its South City Mall outlet here last week.
Kolkata/IBNS: A popular children's story in Bengali, 'Pagla Saheber Kobor', by noted author Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay, will now be available in the form of an English graphic novel.
Kolkata/IBNS: Kolkata’s bookstore chain Starmark, in association with Penguin, hosted the launch of bestselling author Durjou Datta’s latest novel ‘Wish I Could Tell You’ at its South City Mall outlet here on Sunday.
Kolkata/IBNS: Starmark, an Emami Group venture, has successfully forayed into publishing of graphic novels based on the works of celebrated Bengali writers.