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Shreyas, Uddhav at re-launch of Hindmata Actor Shreyas Talpade and Shiv Sena leader Uddhav Thackeray and Rajya Sabha member Ramdas Athawale at the re-launch of Hindmata Theatre recently in Mumbai. 30-Jun-2014
PSLV-C23 successfully launched PSLV-C23, successfully launched from Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC), SHAR, at Sriharikota, in Andhra Pradesh on June 30, 2014. 30-Jun-2014
Hamid Ansari inspecting the Guard of Hon The Vice President, Shri Mohd. Hamid Ansari inspecting the Guard of Honour, at Great Hall of People, at Beijing, in China on June 30, 2014. 30-Jun-2014
Sriharikota: PM visits first Launch Pad Sriharikota, June 29 (IBNS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday visited the first Launch Pad at Sriharikota where he was briefed about the PSLV C-23 Launch Vehicle Mission by senior scientists. 30-Jun-2014
Better interaction between people of Ind Beijing, June 28 (IBNS) Indian Vice President M. Hamid Ansari addressed at the “Commemoration of the 60th Anniversary of the Five Principles of Peaceful Coexistence” in the Great Hall of People here on Saturday and said better interaction between people of India and China in all fields is a necessary condition for stronger 'overall bilateral relations' between the two neighbouring nations. 30-Jun-2014
Vidya Balan promotes Bobby Jasoos in Kol Bollywood actress Vidya Balan on Saturday (June 28, 2014) was in Kolkata, a city with which she is emotionally connected having worked in films here, and promoted her upcoming release Bobby Jasoos in a city restaurant. The actress plays a female detective in the film set in Hyderabad. Images by Avishek Mitra/IBNS 28-Jun-2014
Ministers visit GAIL mishap site The Minister of State (Independent Charge), for Petroleum & Natural Gas, Dharmendra Pradhan visited the accident site at Tatipaka on Friday (June 27,2014) along with the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh N. Chandrababu Naidu 28-Jun-2014
Defence Minister lays foundation stone f New Delhi, June 27 (IBNS) Indian Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday unveiled the foundation stone for HQ Integrated Defence Staff (IDS) Building Complex at Mehramnagar in Delhi Cantt here. 28-Jun-2014
English translated version of 'Chirakuma Oxford University Press released the English-translated version of Bengali play Chirakumar Sabha at ICCR in Kolkata on Wednesday (June 25, 2014) 26-Jun-2014
Kolkata hosts show on Bengali folk songs Kolkata, June 25 (IBNS): The West Bengal State Akademi of Dance Drama Music and Visual Arts of Rabindra Bharati University presented in association with Lalan Academy Mahajani Gaan a programme of old folk songs of greater Bengal at the Jorasanko Thakurbari here recently. 26-Jun-2014
VVMDRC hosts campaign against drug abuse Kolkata, June 25 (IBNS) Ved Vignan Mahavidyapeeth De-Addiction & Research Centre working since last 10 years on people suffering from chemical abuse Wednesday hosted a campaign on the eve of the International Day against Drug Abuse. 26-Jun-2014
Afghanistan pledges preferential treatme Mr. Vijay Kalantri, Vice-Chairman, MVIRDC World Trade Centre and President, All India Association of Industries, Mr. Shaida Mohammad Abdali, Ambassador of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Ms. Rupa Naik, Director – Projects, MVIRDC World Trade Centre, Mr. Ahmad Ali Babak, Consul General, Consulate General of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and Mr. Y. R. Warerkar, Executive Director, MVIRDC World Trade Centre during an interactive meeting on “Trade Opportunities in Afghanistan” jointly organised by MVIRDC World Trade Centre (WTC) and All India Association of Industries (AIAI). 26-Jun-2014
IAF welcomes flying officers into fold New Delhi, June 21 (IBNS) The morning of 21 Jun 2014 saw the officer who graduated thirty nine years ago, come back as Chief Guest to review the Combined Graduation Parade at Air Force Academy, Dundigal.Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha, Chief of the Air Staff reviewed the Combined Graduation Parade of 193 flight cadets belonging to Pilot, Navigation and Ground Duty streams. 21-Jun-2014
Kolkata discusses on 'The Story of World 'The Story of World Cup 2014' panel discussion was held in Kolkata where Olympian Badru Banerjee, sports journalist Kishore Bhimani, Goal-Keeper Bhaskar Ganguly, footballers Biswajit Bhattacharya, Alvito d’Cunha and others particiapted on Friday (June 20, 2014). Images by Somnath Roy Chowdhury/IBNS 21-Jun-2014
Sweets launched to promote Bengali film Special sweets were launched to promote upcoming Bengali film "Bonku Babu" at Nalil Chandra Das and Sons in Kolkata on June 17, 2014. Present at the event was "Bonku Babu" Saswata Chatterjee along with his family Rajatav Dutta, Arjun Chakraborty, Arunima Ghosh and Rupa Bhattacharya. Images by IBNS 20-Jun-2014
StageCraft Foundation formed in Kolkata Singer Usha Uthup on Tuesday (June 17, 2014) announced the formation of StageCraft Foundation, a philanthropic initiative for recognizing and nurturing the unsung heroes from the world of entertainment, and to unveil the trophy of the first StageCraft 2014 Award in the presence of West Bengal Tourism Minister Bratya Basu , magician PC Sorcar, actor Sabyasachi Chakraborty, among others in Kolkata. Images by Somnath Roy Chowdhury/IBNS 18-Jun-2014
Parliament of Bhutan The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi addressing the Joint Session of the Parliament of Bhutan, in Thimphu, Bhutan on June 16, 2014. 16-Jun-2014
Modi calls on Jigme Kesar Namgyel Wangch Thimpu, June 15 (IBNS): Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday called on Bhutan's King Jigme Kesar Namgyel Wangchuck following a ceremonial welcome at the Palace during his two-day tour to the Himalayan constitutional monarchy in his first foreign visit after taking over as the PM last month. 16-Jun-2014
Modi calls on Jigme Kesar Namgyel Wangch Thimpu, June 15 (IBNS): Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday called on Bhutan's King Jigme Kesar Namgyel Wangchuck following a ceremonial welcome at the Palace during his two-day tour to the Himalayan constitutional monarchy in his first foreign visit after taking over as the PM last month. 16-Jun-2014
Jaitley visits Uri sector in Kashmir Defence Minister Arun Jaitley, who was on his two day visit to Kashmir valley from 14 to 15 Jun 14, visited the forward post on the Line of Control in Uri sector of North Kashmir Sunday. He was accompanied by General Bikram Singh, the Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen DS Hooda, Northern Army Commander, Lt Gen Gurmit Singh, Chinar Corps Commander and other senior officials of Army and Ministry of Defence (MoD). Jaitley was briefed about the trends in infiltration of the terrorists and the Counter Infiltration grid established by Army along the Line of Control. He also interacted with the troops deployed on the Line of Control where earlier there were firing from the Pakistan side. Back in Srinagar, Jaitley attended the Special Security Review meeting held at Sher-e- Kashmir International Conference Centre (SKICC), attended by the Chief Minister, the Chief of Army Staff, the Northern Army Commander, the Chinar Corps Commander and other official of state and civil administration. 16-Jun-2014
Kolkata hosts 6th ICC Banking Summit Observing immense importance of banking and financial services industry in any economy, West Bengal Minister for Excise, Finance, Commerce & Industries Amit Mitra highlighted the newly made initiatives of the state West Bengal in the flagship 6th Banking Summit organized by the Indian Chamber of Commerce in Kolkata on Saturday (June 14, 2014). 16-Jun-2014
Actors Sidharth, Shraddha promote 'Ek Vi Bollywood actors Sidharth Malhotra and Shraddha Kapoor were in Kolkata on Saturday (June 13, 2014) to promote their upcoming film 'Ek Villain'. Images by Avishek Mitra/IBNS 16-Jun-2014
Stars glitter at 'Chaar' premiere in Kol Shree Venkatesh Films & Surinder Films on Friday (June 13, 2014) held the premiere show of Bengali film 'Chaar' at Inox, South City in Kolkata. 'Chaar' director Sandip Ray along with cast Saswata Chatterjee, Abir Chatterjee, Rajatava Dutta and Koel were present at the premiere. Actors Prosenjit Chatterjee, Payel, Dipankar Dey, directors Aparna Sen and Srijit Mukherjee were also present. Images by Avishek Mitra/IBNS 16-Jun-2014
GJSCI announces jewellery skill competit World Skills International is representing the best of their peers drawn from regional and national skill competitions held currently in 67 countries/regions. Gem and Jewellery Skill Council Of India (GJSCI) is conducting four regional competitions at Kolkata, Thrissur, Jaipur and Mumbai to short-list the best candidates to compete in the Indian Jewellery Skill Competition Final. The final of the Indian Jewellery Skill Competition 2014 will be held at the India International Jewellery Show from 17th – 21st July 2014 in Mumbai where 8 regional Winners will compete to represent India. At The Taj Bengal in the presence of West Bengal Finance Minister Dr. Amit Mitra on June 13, 2014, the Inauguration of the First West Bengal Skill Advisory Committee of GJSCI was held along with a Prize Distribution Ceremony of the Biggest Eastern Region Indian Jewellery Skill Competition 2014 and announcement of the regional competitions. Images by Somnath Roy Chowdhury/IBNS 14-Jun-2014
Marwar food festival in Kolkata Kolkata hosted Marwar food festival at The Sonnet Hotel on Thursday (June 12, 2014). Images by Somnath Roy Chowdhury/IBNS 13-Jun-2014
Sandip Ray's film Chaar unveiled Shree Venkatesh Films & Surinder Films organized a media interaction for their upcoming release Chaar directed by Sandip Ray. At the media event on Monday (June 9, 2014) at HHI were present Ray himself besides actors Saswata Chatterjee, Abir Chatterjee, Koel, Paran Bandopadhayay, Sudipta Chakarborty, Rajatava Dutta, Piyush Ganguly and others. Images by IBNS 12-Jun-2014
Kolkata sweet shop unveils World Cup spe Kolkata is known for its love for football and sweets. So as the action begins in Brazil on Thursday, Kolkata also shifts to the football frenzy mood. Famous confectioner NALIN CHANDRA DAS & SON'S on Wednesday (June 11, 2014) unveiled World Cup Special Sweet Dishes at their Rashbehari Branch in south Kolkata. Actress Priya Karfa, singer Pilu Bhattacharya, designer Lopamudra Mondal Saha along with models from Kolkata were present at the launch. In Brazil the hosts will face Croatia Thursday to kick-start the football carnival called World Cup at a stadium in São Paulo. Images by Avishek Mitra/IBNS 12-Jun-2014
Kolkata joint unveils World Cup menu Football-crazy Kolkata's food joint Koshe Kosha on Wednesday (June 11, 2014) unveiled the season’s favourite culinary trends introducing World Cup Special. The “WORLD CUP FEVER MENU” has delicacies like None the ‘Wurst’ for it, Rendezvous with Rooney, Rio Rocker, Cristiano Crusher, Nimble as Neymar, Spanish Armada, Moscow Magic. The lip-smacking dishes were in display at Koshe Kosha's Golpark outlet. Chiraag Paul, CEO of Koshe Kosha, was present to brief the media. In Brazil the hosts will face Croatia Thursday to kick-start the football carnival called World Cup at a stadium in São Paulo. Images by Avishek Mitra/IBNS 12-Jun-2014
Bengali movie 'Bonku Babu' launched Tollywood director Anindya Bikas Dutta on Tuesday (Jun 10, 2014) launched his upcoming movie 'Bonku Babu' in Kolkata. Present at the event was the entire star cast of the movie, including Saswata Chatterjee, Arunima Ghosh, Rajatava Dutta, Arjun Chakraborty and Rupa Bhattacharya. Images by Somnath Roy Chowdhury/IBNS 11-Jun-2014
Ratan Tata visits World Trade Centre, Mu Ratan Tata, Chairman Emeritus of Tata Group on Monday (Jun 9, 2014) visited the World Trade Centre, Mumbai. Y.R.Warerkar, Executive Director, World Trade Centre, Mumbai received Tata. Also present were Rupa Naik, Director; Clubwalla and Khyati Naravane, Asst. Directors among others. 10-Jun-2014
'Hrid Majharey' first look, trailer laun Ayaan Priyanshi Films Pvt.Ltd. on Monday (Jun 9, 2014) launched the promo and the first look of upcoming Bengali movie 'Hrid Majharey' in Kolkata. 'Hrid Majharey' by debutante director ​Ranjan Ghosh is a film inspired by the creations of English bard William Shakespeare. The movie features a delectable love story starring Abir Chatterjee and Raima Sen. If the dichotomy of Hamlet and the witch from Macbeth give the story its dark shades, the blind rage and envy of Othello form the soul of the story. The film’s tone and tenor holds true to the plot that brings together a dark romance. Images by Avishek Mitra/IBNS 09-Jun-2014
IAF joins French Air Force for bilateral The Indian Air Force (IAF) and French Air Force, in order to enhance operational co-operation and to validate capabilities, recently commenced the bilateral exercise 'Ex Garuda V' at the Jodhpur Air Base. During this fortnight long exercise, starting from Monday (Jun 2, 2014), both the Air Forces would engage in Operations based on their Operational Philosophy and methodology of operations practicing various challenging air situation scenarios. 09-Jun-2014
IAF joins French Air Force for bilateral The Indian Air Force (IAF) and French Air Force, in order to enhance operational co-operation and to validate capabilities, recently commenced the bilateral exercise 'Ex Garuda V' at the Jodhpur Air Base. During this fortnight long exercise, starting from Monday (Jun 2, 2014), both the Air Forces would engage in Operations based on their Operational Philosophy and methodology of operations practicing various challenging air situation scenarios. 09-Jun-2014
P.C. Chandra opens new showroom in West Bollywood actress Vaani Kapoor was on Saturday (June 7, 2014) present near Kolkata and attended the pre-launch preview of the new showroom of P. C. Chandra Jewellers in Kanchrapara. Suvro Chandra, Jt. Managing Director of P. C Chandra Jewellers along with directors Prosenjit Chandra and Udipto Chandra, were also be present at the occasion. Images by Avishek Mitra/IBNS 09-Jun-2014
Mandira Bedi visits Kolkata Actress Mandira Bedi visited Kolkata on Saturday (June 7, 2014) to attend the launch of lifestyle concept store Avoire. Images by Somnath Roy Chowdhury/IBNS 09-Jun-2014
Donald Duck visits Mumbai mall Donald Duck, the funny animal cartoon character from Walt Disney, recently visited Mumbai, prior to his birthday on Jun 9, to celebrate with his young fans and his best friends Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse at the Inorbit Mall. 09-Jun-2014
Ramdhanu's premier held in Priya Cinema The premier of Bengali film 'Ramdhanu' was held in Kolkata's Priya Cinema hall on Friday (June 6, 2014). 07-Jun-2014
Ramdhanu's premier held in Priya Cinema The premier of Bengali film 'Ramdhanu' was held in Kolkata's Priya Cinema hall on Friday (June 6, 2014). 07-Jun-2014
Air Staff Chief briefs Jaitley Defence Minister Arun Jaitley was on Friday (June 6, 2014) briefed by Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha on the Air Force Operational preparedness and capabilities at Air HQ (Vayu Bhavan) in New Delhi. 07-Jun-2014
"Abby Sen" shooting held in Kolkata The shooting of director Atanu Ghosh's 'Abby Sen' is currently going on in Kolkata. The film features actors Abir Chatterjee and Raima Sen. 06-Jun-2014
Kolkata's Victoria Memorial goes green Tata Steel green-lighted the iconic Victoria Memorial for the fifth year in succession on Thursday (June 5, 2014) to observe the World Environment Day. 06-Jun-2014
Zee launches Zindagi Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited launched its brand new General Entertainment Channel Zindagi in Kolkata on Thursday (June 5, 2014). 06-Jun-2014
Hip-hop artists from America performs i A group of American hip-hop artists performed in the U.S. Consulate in Kolkata on Thursday (June 5 , 2014). 06-Jun-2014
World Environment Day Campaign ceremony Siddha Group and Kolkata Municipal Corporation organized the flagging off ceremony of the World Environment Day Campaign on Wednesday (June 4, 2014) in Kolkata. Debashish Kumar, MMIC, Sanjay Jain, Managing Director, Siddha Group, Bengali actor Hiran and actress Sayoni Dutta were present at the occasion. 05-Jun-2014
Eden felicitates SRK, KKR Bollywood megastar and Kolkata Knight Rider co-owner Shah Rukh Khan and his winning team were felicitated at the iconic Eden Gardens stadium in Kolkata on Tuesday (June 3, 2014) for lifting the IPL trophy for the second time. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee herself took the lead inside the stadium and asked King Khan to take a victory lap with his team as people cheered. A king size cake was also cut by the actor and the chief minister. 03-Jun-2014
Eden felicitates SRK, KKR Bollywood megastar and Kolkata Knight Rider co-owner Shah Rukh Khan and his winning team were felicitated at the iconic Eden Gardens stadium in Kolkata on Tuesday (June 3, 2014) for lifting the IPL trophy for the second time. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee herself took the lead inside the stadium and asked King Khan to take a victory lap with his team as people cheered. A king size cake was also cut by the actor and the chief minister. 03-Jun-2014
Arijit Singh attends restaurant launch i Singer Arijit Singh was present at the launch of restaurant 'Only Alibaba Gold ' in Kolkata on Saturday (May 31, 2014). Images by Avishek Mitra/IBNS 02-Jun-2014
Stage tribute to filmmaker Rituparno Dumdum Shobdamukdha Natyakendra paid tribute to late filmmaker Rituparno Ghosh through a drama on Friday (May 30, 2014) at ICCR in Kolkata. Images by Somnath Roy Chowdhury/IBNS 02-Jun-2014
Special screening of Koel's 'Arundhati' A special screening of Bengali film 'Arundhati' was held in Kolkata on Thursday (May 29, 2014). The film features actress Koel Mallick in the lead role. Images by Avishek Mitra/IBNS 02-Jun-2014
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