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Kailash Satyarthi urges people to opt fo New Delhi, Oct 29 (IBNS): Nobel laureate and children rights activist Kailash Satyarthi on Saturday urged Indians to opt for a crackers-free Diwali. 29-Oct-2016
Dylan should have won the Nobel Prize a A veteran in the Indian rock circuit, Valentine Shipley was in Kolkata to enthrall the audience in the seventh season of Harley Rock Riders. IBNS correspondent Sudipto Maity caught up with the rockstar before the concert as they discussed Bob Dylan, Indian rock music and bikes. Excerpts: 29-Oct-2016
Axis Bank rolls out Splash 2016 New Delhi, Oct 28 (IBNS): Private bank Axis Bank, in association with NITI Aayog, IIT-Bombay, National Institute of Design and ISRO, on Friday announced ‘Splash 2016’, a pan India painting competition for children in the age group of 7 – 15 years. 28-Oct-2016
Fashion designer Agnimitra Paul inaugura Kolkata, Oct 27 (IBNS): Fashion designer Agnimitra Paul recently inaugurated a special Diwali collection titled ‘Swadeshi Diwali’, curated by Minu Jatia, at Studio by Starmark, located at Kolkata's Lord Sinha Road. 27-Oct-2016
STORY offers exclusive range of products Kolkata, Oct 26 (IBNS): This Diwali, to make Kolkata brighter, sweeter and less noisy, the popular lifestyle and book store, STORY, at Kolkata’s Elgin Road has put together an eclectic mix of products. 26-Oct-2016
Top 5 Ways to Get in Shape This Diwali 24-Oct-2016
Starmark, in association with Amara Muzi Kolkata, Oct 21 (IBNS): Starmark, in association with Amara Muzik, hosted the music album launch of the film Kuheli, on Monday at its South City Mall outlet. 22-Oct-2016
Jaipur Lit Fest celebrates a decade of s Kolkata, Oct 18 (IBNS): The Jaipur Literature Festival on Tuesday announced that its 10th edition will take place from Jan 19th-23rd 2017, once again at its beautiful home of the historic Diggi Palace Hotel in Jaipur. 18-Oct-2016
Bata launches its premium festive collec Mumbai, Oct 18 (IBNS): With festive season approaching, Bata, India’s leading and trusted footwear and accessories brand, on Tuesday announced the launch of its premium festive collection with trendy elements and styling. 18-Oct-2016
Ginger launches a new hotel in Vapi Kolkata/Mumbai, Oct 18 (IBNS): Ginger Hotels, the dominant budget hotel chain from the house of Tata’s continues its growth in new markets with the opening of Ginger Vapi. 18-Oct-2016
Laxmi Puja observed in Bengal Kolkata, Oct 15 (IBNS): Days after West Bengal witnessed Durga Puja celebration, a spirit of festivity returned to the state on Saturday as people worshipped Goddess of Wealth and prosperity-Lakshmi. 15-Oct-2016
Rotary Rotaract Shaarod Swikriti awards Kolkata, Oct 15 (IBNS): As the auspicious "Navratri" ushered in the festive season across India, Kolkata was decking up for the grandest of its celebrations, the Durga Puja. 15-Oct-2016
Panelists at Aster Media Awards urge pos New Delhi, Oct 14 (IBNS): Urging the media to play a more constructive role in society, the panelists at the inaugural Aster Media Awards reiterated the immense impact that journalism of the positive kind can have on the nation. 14-Oct-2016
Mahindra NuPro and singer songwriter Saw Sawan Dutta, whose last two videos on shukto and jhalmuri were released during the Pujas, talks about her association with Mahindra Agri Solutions, her video blogs and her love for all things Bengali in a candid conversation with IBNS correspondent Tanushree Sen. 14-Oct-2016
Titan launches Raga Aurora and Regalia f Kolkata, Oct 14 (IBNS): Ringing in the festive season with zeal and shine, Titan is decked-up to offer its customers with exciting gold offerings and world-class timepieces. 14-Oct-2016
Durga Puja in Calgary Calgary, Oct 12(IBNS): With much fanfare Durga Puja has been celebrated in Calgary. 12-Oct-2016
Maha Dashami: Revellers bid adieu to God Kolkata, Oct 11 (IBNS): This is the day that Kolkatans lament the most as it is time again to bid adieu to the Hindu Goddess Durga and her four children (Laxmi, Saraswati, Kartik and Ganesh) with Maha Dashami celebrations coming to an end on Tuesday. 11-Oct-2016
Puja celebrations reach peak on Maha Nav Kolkata, Oct 10 (IBNS): Durga Puja celebrations reached its peak on Monday as people set out early on the streets of Kolkata on Maha Navami, to make the most of the penultimate day of the four-day festival. 10-Oct-2016
Tuck into 'Kachalanka mutton' at Saptapa Kolkata, Oct 10 (IBNS) The matinee idol's favourite 'Kachalanka Mutton' are on offer, along with other mouth-watering Bengali cuisine, at Uttam Kumar-Suchitra Sen themed 'Saptapadi' during the five days of Durga Puja celebrations in Kolkata. 10-Oct-2016
Kolkata's Kashi Bose Lane Durga Puja get Kolkata, Oct 9 (IBNS): Kolkata's Kashi Bose Lane Durga Puja has been awarded the Rotary Rotaract Sharod Swikrity Awards in the 'Most Innovative Pujo' category. 09-Oct-2016
Maha Ashtami celebration begins with 'pu Kolkata, Oct 9 (IBNS): The festive spirit in Kolkata reached its peak on Sunday as the Maha Ashtami celebration of the Durga Puja commenced with devotees offering 'pushpanjali' (prayers with flowers) to the goddess. 09-Oct-2016
Mahasaptami fever grips Kolkata Kolkata, Oct 8 (IBNS): Despite rains,the festive spirit in Kolkata peaked on Saturday on the Mahasaptami day as people upped their celebratory mood. 08-Oct-2016
Mahashasti: Durga Puja celebrations star Kolkata, Oct 7 (IBNS): Ending the year-long wait, the Bengali community across the world welcomed Goddess Durga along with her four children (Laxmi, Saraswati, Kartik and Ganesh) amid pious rituals as the festival officially kicked off from Mahashasti on Friday. 07-Oct-2016
Mahindra’s NuPro stirs up culinary del Kolkata Oct 5 (IBNS): Mahindra Agri Solutions, part of the USD 17.8 billion Mahindra Group on Wednesday announced their association with the much acclaimed Composer, Producer & Vocalist, Sawan Dutta. 05-Oct-2016
Magnum makes installation in Kolkata fo Kolkata, Oct 5 (IBNS): Kolkata’s famous Durga Puja will witness a chocolate overhaul as Magnum ice cream, the authority on pleasure, on Wednesday unveiled a first-of-its-kind iconic installation. Standing 18 feet tall, this magnificent Magnum inspired art installation will be located next to the famed Singhi Park pandal in the city from Oct 5 to Oct 11. 05-Oct-2016
Indrani Gupta's new album Raga released Kolkata, Oct 5 (IBNS): Rooh Music recently released a solo album by Indrani Gupta entitled 'Raga' featuring 5 tracks. 05-Oct-2016
Swatch opens its first corporate store i Mumbai, Oct 5 (IBNS):Making the brand experience more enticing to its consumers in the city, Swatch on Wednesday opened its first corporate store at Phoenix Marketcity-Kurla, Mumbai, with popular Bollywood actress Radhika Apte. 05-Oct-2016
Sourab Mitra: Using Ma Durga to spread s Kolkata, Oct 5 (IBNS): Going against the usual concepts of beauty and glamour, makeup artist Sourab Mitra has decided to strike at one of the deep rooted evils of our society, acid attacks on women. 05-Oct-2016
Durga Puja 2016: Step into Arshinagar at Kolkata, Oct 4 (IBNS): Bhowanipur 75 Palli, one of the popular neighbourhood Puja committees of Kolkata (south), has chosen the theme 'Aarshinagar' or the 'land of mirrors', for Durga Puja 2016. 04-Oct-2016
Gaudiya Nritya dancer Satabdi Acharyya t Kolkata-based dance group Mitrayan, in association with two other groups Bikramshila and Gaudiya Nritya Bharati, presented recently at the Kala Mandir, Kolkata Tamaso Ma Jyotirgamaya – a Satabdi Acharyya dance production conceived and based on the importance of ‘the journey from darkness to light’, as presented in the Upanishads and in the works of Rabindranath Tagore. The dance style included Gaudiya Nritya with a touch of Kuchipudi and Kathak, various folk dance forms of Bengali, Japanese folk dances and contemporary styles. Shortly after this presentation, Supriyo Hazra spoke to Satabdi Acharyya. 03-Oct-2016
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