Kolkata witnessed one magical moment when Brazilian football legend Pele shared the stage with West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee, former Indian cricket team skipper Sourav Ganguly, music maestro AR Rahman, among others at the Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Indoor Stadium on Monday (Oct 12, 2015). He was also felicitated at NSHM Knowledge Campus where he participated in an interactive session.
With the festive season waiting to grip Kolkata, food destination Barbeque Nation started a new festival in the city on Tuesday (September 29,2015). Images by Avishek Mitra/IBNS
The 2nd Edition KF Ultra Bengal Fashion Week Curtain Raiser was held at Novotel in Kolkata on Friday (Sept 4, 2015). Images by Avishek Mitra/IBNS
Noted Bollywood film maker Imtiaz Ali on Tuesday (Sept 1, 2015) announced internationally acclaimed ad film maker Bauddhayan Mukherjiâ€™s debut movie 'Teenkahon', (Three Obsessions) at a press meet in Kolkata. Actors Suman Mukhopadhyay, Rituparna Sengupta, Sabyasachi Chakrabarty, Biswanath Basu, Manashi Sinha and others were present to brief the media. Teenkahon is a rare international art house film from Bengal which, as a piece of social document, tries to capture the changing face of morality, the degeneration of values, the increasing pollution of the spoken language and the changing social fabric of Bengal through three stories. Spread over a hundred years, the three stories are structured in the manner of the classical Three Act Play with each act (read story) exploring one facet of an obsessive relationship outside the purview of marriage. Images by Avishek Mitra/IBNS
Kolkata, Aug 17 (IBNS): To raise funds for the welfare of the underprivileged and the intellectually challenged, Chemould and Smita Art jointly organised Freedom on Aug 14- a pre-Independence Day art workshop in which well-known cartoonists and artists of the city took part most willingly and enthusiastically.
Joining the rest of the country, Kolkata celebrated Rath Yatra festival on Saturday (July 18, 2015). West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee inaugurated the Rath Yatra festival of ISKCON.
Kolkata, July 13 (IBNS) Kolkata's popular lifestyle store Starmark launched the English graphic adaptation of Bengali writer Sirshendu Mukhopadhyay's novel 'The Boxer' at its South City Mall outlet on Monday.
Kolkata, June 12 (IBNS) A pictorial exhibition on the first year of NDA government has been well received by the people at the Prantik Maidan of Basirhat.
Kolkata, May 31 (IBNS) The four- day long Amway 65th State Athletic Championship culminated in the gala closing ceremony with felicitation of athletes and district units. Like Last year, This year too Amway India, the largest Direct Selling FMCG Company joined hands with the prestigious West Bengal Athletic Association (WBAA).
Kolkata, May 18 (IBNS) A major fire, which broke out in Kolkata's iconic New Market on Monday and devastated its fish and potato markets, has been brought under control.
Cafe Mezzuna, the all day dining hotspot of the speciality Group, on Wednesday (March 18, 2015) celebrated its 1st anniversary in Kolkata. The ten-day long anniversary week offers the best of the European and Mediterranean cuisines with a plethora of excitements for the food connoisseurs from Live Band Performances to On-the-table Lucky Draws to Slogan Contests with Exciting Prizes and On-the-house offers. Images by Avishek Mitra/IBNS
Rabindra Bharati University celebrated the festival of colours at its Jorasanko campus on Monday ( Mar 2, 2015). Images by Sounak Choudhury/IBNS.
Kolkata, Feb 11 (IBNS): The Factory Outlet (TFO) on Wednesday announced through a programme at their 70 seater restaurant on Camac Street in Kolkata that they were bringing up Wild Tex Mex Food Festival which will start from Feb 13 and will end of Feb 28.
Kolkata, Feb 10 (IBNS): The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)'s supporters of Bengal celebrated their Delhi Assembly election victory on Tuesday near Gandhi statue area in Kolkata.
Kolkata, Feb 7 (IBNS): West Bengal Governor Keshrinath Tripathi on Saturday inaugurated the 'Rabindranath and the US' gallery at Rabindra Bharati Museum in Kolkata.