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Celebration of International Mother Language Day in Kolkata

The celebration of International Mother Language Day was held near West Bengal film centre Nandan in Kolkata. It is celebrated on this day every year to promote cultural diversity and multilingualism. (Images by Avishek Mitra/IBNS)

Chinese consulate celebrates New Year in Kolkata

The Chinese Consulate in Kolkata celebrated New Year in the city on Monday (January 29, 2024). Consulate General of China Zha Liyou addressed the gathering which included a large section of the community members.(Images by Avishek Mitra/IBNS)

Kolkata's Lake Club hosts vintage car exhibition

Lake Club in Kolkata on Sunday (Jan 28) held a vintage car exhibition where a number of vintage imported cars as well as Made-in-India cars were showcased. The oldest car in the exhibition was a 1913's Stoewer C1. A 1937's Rolls-Royce 25/30, which was once used by India's first President Rajendra Prasad, was spotted in the show. (Images by Deepayan Sinha/IBNS)

Glimpses from Gangasagar Mela in Kolkata

IBNS lensman Avishek Mitra brings glimpses from Gangasagar Mela in Kolkata on the occasion of Makar Sankranti.

Kolkata pays rich tributes to music maestro Rashid Khan

Kolkata paid rich tributes to singing maestro Rashid Khan on Wednesday (January 10, 2024). He died on Tuesday. He was undergoing treatment for prostate cancer at a hospital in Kolkata for several days. Images by Avishek Mitra/IBNS

People in Kolkata welcome 2024

Kolkata joined the mood of merrymaking as people in the city welcomed 2024 on Monday January 1, 2024. (Images by Avishek Mitra/IBNS)

Kolkata celebrates Christmas as revellers throng dazzling Park Street

Kolkata, known for its passionate Christmas celebrations, came alive on Monday as enthusiastic crowds poured into the city's decked up sunset boulevard Park Street to soak in the spirit of Yuletide. Youngsters strummed guitars and jammed with each other as the daylong  revelry extended from the city's green urban park Maidan to the happening Park Street and beyond, to the iconic Anglo-Indian neighbourhood Bow Barracks, which is a cluster of red houses in central Kolkata originally built as a garrison mess for the American soldiers during the World War I.(Images by Avishek Mitra/IBNS)

Over one lakh people chant Bhagavad Gita verses in Kolkata's Brigade Parade Ground

One lakh people from diverse backgrounds chanted sacred verses from Hindu holy book Bhagavad Gita in Kolkata's Brigade Parade Ground on Sunday (December 24). Several prominent figures from the Bengal BJP unit and Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) leadership attended the event. (Images by Avishek Mitra/IBNS)

Kolkata: CMRI celebrates 54th Foundation Day

The Calcutta Medical Research Institute (CMRI) celebrated the 54th Foundation Day in Kolkata on Tuesday. (Images by Avishek Mitra/IBNS)

Iconic buildings in Kolkata go blue to uphold children's rights as part of UNICEF programme

Iconic buildings and structures like Bidhan Sabha Bhavan (Assembly Building), Howrah Bridge, Metcalfe Hall, Birla Planetarium, Nehru Children's Museum, Kolkata Press Club, Birla Industrial and Technological Museum and UNICEF office in Kolkata were lit up in blue light on Monday to espouse the rights of children for commemorating World Children's Day.

WC: India elect to bat first against South Africa in Eden Gardens clash

KOLKATA, NOV 5 (UNI) :- Indian Shubman Gill plays a shot against South Africa during the ICC Mens Cricket World Cup 2023 match between India and South Africa at Eden Gardens, in Kolkata on Sunday.(Photo Courtesy: UNI)

Glimpses from Kolkata's mega Durga Puja Carnival 2023

Like every year, Kolkata bid adieu to some of the famous and revered Durga Puja idols across the city with much pomp and merry through the mega carnival organised by the Bengal government on Friday. Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was present at the event as several popular puja organisers displayed their tableau showcasing the idols and cultural performances at the Red Road in presence of hundreds of spectators. Several celebrities from the Tollywood film industry like Prosenjit Chatterjee, Dev and Rituparna Sengupta were also in attendance at the grand carnival.

Kolkata gears up for Dussehra

Kolkata is gearing up for Dussehra, a major Hindu festival which is celebrated after Navratri. (Image by Avishek Mitra/IBNS)