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Unacademy offers live classes in West Bengal on WBPSC exams

Kolkata/IBNS: Unacademy, India’s learning platform, has announced that it is the first EdTech player to provide live interactive classes in West Bengal for exams pertaining to WBPSC (West Bengal Public Service Commission).

Kolkata: ‘Born on Instagram’ launched to discover and grow creative Instagrammers in the State

Kolkata/IBNS: Instagram has launched the ‘Born on Instagram’ program in Kolkata, to discover, showcase and grow the most creative content creators in West Bengal.

West Bengal to suspend internet during Secondary exam to prevent question paper leak

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal government's school education department on Monday said that broadband and mobile internet services will be restricted in 42 block areas across the state during Secondary (Madhyamik) examinations which is going to start from Tuesday (Feb 18), officials said.

Tobacco Free West Bengal Campaign joins hands with five Durga Puja pandals

Kolkata: Tobacco Free West Bengal Campaign joined hands with five Durga Puja pandals (under Borough X) to make them Tobacco Free zones and urged the state government to declare all Pandals Tobacco Free on the auspicious occasion of Durga Puja.

VIVO launches special offer on smart phones ahead of Durga Puja

Kolkata, Sep 16 (IBNS): Bengali model and actor Tanusree Chakraborty recently launched the Mega Puja Consumer Offer (Offer) from smartphone brand VIVO at a popular mall in Kolkata.

West Bengal celebrates Eid-ul-Zuha

Kolkata, Aug 12 (UNI) The Muslim community in West Bengal on Monday celebrated Eid-ul-Zuha, the 'festival of sacrifice', with religious fervour and due solemnity.

West Bengal celebrates Saraswati Puja today

Kolkata, Feb 10 (IBNS): With the winter slowly fading away from West Bengal, people in the state joined in celebrating Saraswati Puja which marked the beginning of the festive calendar on Sunday.

Arth celebrates culture and heritage of West Bengal

Kolkata, Dec 5 (IBNS): Arth, a two-day festival, last week celebrated the culture and heritage of West Bengal and brought to the audience a wide range of activities including panel discussions, cultural performances, workshops, visual art installations, live art and an extensive food flea.

Bengal celebrates Lakhsmi Puja today

Kolkata, Oct 24 (IBNS): Days after West Bengal witnessed Durga Puja celebration, a spirit of festivity returned to the state on Wednesday as people worshipped Goddess of Wealth and prosperity-Lakshmi.

Exhibition featuring West Bengal’s Durga Puja festival opens in London

Kolkata, Sep 7 (IBNS) A special exhibition celebrating Bengali culture and the annual Durga Puja festivities in West Bengal, has opened at the National Theatre, Riverside Walkway, Southbank, as part of the Totally Thames Festival 2018.

West Bengal university launches job search portal to act as interface between students and companies

Kolkata, Jul 6 (IBNS):  A student-friendly move from Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University Of Technology (MAKAUT) is expected to ease the process of job hunting for those passing out from the institute.

West Bengal Governor confers Sunil Gangopadhyay Memorial Award

Kolkata, Apr 20 (IBNS): Governor of West Bengal  Keshari Nath Tripathi presented the third Sunil Gangopadhyay Memorial Award for Excellence in Bengali Literature by The Bengal to eminent litterateur Prafulla Roy for the year 2017 at a function at the Raj Bhavan on Thursday.

Beyond Books: Cinema in the classroom

Kolkata, Mar 19 (IBNS): Aiming to bring movies and media into the learning environment, Kolkata-based Bichitra Pathshala, in collaboration with Vigyan Prasar, an autonomous organisation under the Central government's Department of Science and Technology, has launched a project called 'Beyond Books: Cinema in the Classroom'.

SBI Foundation to support 50 children with speech & hearing disabilities in West Bengal

Kolkata, May 18 (IBNS): SBI Foundation and Ali Yavar Jung National Institute of Speech and Hearing Disabilities (AYJNISHD), Mumbai has undertaken an initiative to support 50 families having children born with profound hearing loss.

BlueStone.com projects West Bengal as a key market for growth

Kolkata, Apr 22 (IBNS): Catering to the new age consumer with a wide collection of designs and themes, BlueStone.com, India’s leading online destination for fine jewellery, is witnessing steady growth in traditional markets such as West Bengal.