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‘Local Shops on Amazon’ delivers fresh flowers, pooja essentials, rangoli, & more same day from stores near you

Kolkata: Chaitra Navratri marks the beginning of Hindu new year and it is celebrated with festivals like Poila Baisakh, Baisakhi, Ugadi, Gudi Padwa, Bohag Bihu and Maha Vishubha, Sankranti across different regions of the country.

UK, West Bengal join hands to enhance skill development in arena of Electric Vehicles

Kolkata: With an aim to be future-ready and make people ready to adopt the  Electric Vehicles, NPTC Group of Colleges, Wales-UK and British Deputy High Commission, Kolkata and West Bengal State Council of Technical and Vocational Education and Skill Development, on Tuesday hosted a workshop in the East Indian city on building Electric Vehicles charging infrastructure in India.

Vijaya Dashami: Bengal bids adieu to Goddess Durga with immersion

Kolkata/IBNS: The biggest religious festival of the Bengali community came to an end on Wednesday with the occasion of Vijaya Dashami as revellers bade adieu to Goddess Durga and her children.

Organisations in Murshidabad come together to prevent human trafficking

Kolkata/IBNS: Path Welfare Society, an organisation which has been working in the Murshidabad district of West Bengal since 2010, recently unveiled a joint action plan with the Border Security Post (BSF, Khandua Post) and the Bilbora Kopra Gram Panchayat, to prevent human trafficking and gender violence.

Organisations in Murshidabad come together to prevent human trafficking

Kolkata/IBNS: Path Welfare Society, an organisation which has been working in the Murshidabad district of West Bengal since 2010, recently unveiled a joint action plan with the Border Security Post (BSF, Khandua Post) and the Bilbora Kopra Gram Panchayat, to prevent human trafficking and gender violence.

Mamata Banerjee confers Banga Bibhushan award on Pandit Debojyoti Bose

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has recently conferred the state's highest honour Banga Bibhushan on musician Pandit Debojyoti Bose.

Prosenjit Chatterjee launches Wow! Momo's new outlet in Durgapur

Kolkata/Durgapur/IBNS: Tollywood superstar Prosenjit Chatterjee Tuesday launched a new outlet of momo chain Wow! Momo at Junction Mall in West Bengal's Durgapur.

MAKAUT School of Applied Science & Technology hosts interdisciplinary conference in Bengal

Kolkata/IBNS: The School of Applied Science & Technology, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology (MAKAUT), has organised APPSCICON22 – an interdisciplinary conference “of the students, for the students, and by the students”.

B.Tech student's Smart Soil Health Monitoring system bags 1st prize at Heritage Institute of Technology contest

Kolkata/IBNS: Ideas & imagination met the spirit of innovation and implementation at the fifth Inter-college Competition on Prototype Design for Mankind (ICCPDM) 2022 organized on Friday by the Department of Applied Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering, Heritage Institute of Technology (HITK).

US Consulate Kolkata hosts English training for 20 WB govt school teachers

New Delhi/IBNS: Twenty English language teachers from different West Bengal government schools participated in TESOL Core Certificate Program (TCCP) hosted by the U.S. Consulate General Kolkata, and offered by the U.S. Embassy in New Delhi in partnership with TESOL International, the leading organization in the field of English-language teaching.

When Tamil war gods descend on a Bengal town

Did you know that the famous Tamil festival of Vel Vel is also observed in West Bengal? IBNS-TWF lensman Avishek Mitra captures the frenzy this April

U.S. Consulate General Kolkata partners with Bengal govt, School Education Department to train teachers

Kolkata/IBNS: Around 25 English language teachers and teacher trainers participated in the Feb 9 launch of the TESOL Core Certificate Program (TCCP) offered by the U.S. Embassy in New Delhi in partnership with TESOL International, the leading organization in the field of English-language teaching. 

Leadership development programme for heads of school in West Bengal

Kolkata/IBNS: Prof. Uttam Kumar Sarkar, Director of IIM Calcutta, recently inaugurated a training programme which is part of an initiative by the School Education Department of West Bengal government.

UNESCO adds Bengal's Durga Puja to its 'Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity' list

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal's iconic festival Durga Puja , which is celebrated in a grand manner in Kolkata, has been added to the UNESCO's "Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity" list.

The Artemist celebrates 5 years of creativity

Kolkata/IBNS: The Artemist is celebrating five years of creativity and artfulness in West Bengal with an exhibition for over 100 artists and over 250 art pieces on display for you to appreciate.