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Mamata Banerjee opens Jashn-E-Iqbal, hon Kolkata, May 30 (IBNS): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday inaugurated a three-day-long event 'Jashn-E-Iqbal', organized by West Bengal Urdu Academy in Kolkata's Nazrul Mancha auditorium to remember the life and works of Sir Muhammad Iqbal, the author of the iconic song "Saare Jahan Se Accha Hindustan Hamara". 30-May-2015
Ayushmann takes part in 'No TV Day', spe The multi-faceted actor Ayushmann Khurrana showed his philanthropic side as he took part in the “No TV day” where he spent the day with underprivileged children at ST Catherine Home in Mumbai on Friday (May 29, 2015). Encouraging the student to take to their hobbies instead, Ayushmann sang his hits along with the children, interacted with them and indulged them with chocolates while promoting the NO TV campaign. The campaign stresses on taking a break from the idiot box to partake in more resourceful activities that bring you closer to your loved ones. 30-May-2015
Air Marshall RK Sharma to retire on Sund New Delhi, May 29 (IBNS): Air Marshal Ravi Kant Sharma PVSM AVSM VM ADC, Vice Chief of the Air Staff will retire on Sunday after 40 years of service. 30-May-2015
Aamir learns new move for 'Dangal' Mumbai, May 29 (IBNS): Aamir Khan is currently occupied with the prep work of his next film 'Dangal'. 30-May-2015
Nargis Fakhri attends premiere of Spy in Mumbai, May 29 (IBNS): The gorgeous Nargis Fakhri attended the premiere of her upcoming Hollywood film 'Spy' in London recently and she was definitely a sight to behold. 30-May-2015
Cast attend special screening of Dil Dha Mumbai, May 29 (IBNS): Makers of Bollywood movie Dil Dhadakne Do hosted the first screening of the film for the cast on Thursday. 30-May-2015
Debojyoti Mishra's first solo violin alb Musician Debojyoti Mishra's first solo violin album “Tagore on Strings” was launched in the presence of violinist, Dr. L Subramaniam and filmmaker Goutam Ghose in Kolkata recently. Images by IBNS 29-May-2015
Rituparna joins initiative against child Bengali actress Rituparna Sengupta on Thursday (May 28, 2015) spoke on the ‘Action Against Child Labour' initiative organized by Save the Children and Wada Na Todo Abhiyaan to build awareness on existing issues related to child labour and building public opinion in favour of ensuring basic rights to all children as a part of “Action 2015, a global campaign for generating collective voices for setting new set of goals for sustainable development”. Images by Avishek Mitra/IBNS 29-May-2015
Sai Paranjpye, Celina Jaitly flag off K Mumbai, May 28 (IBNS) National award winning filmmaker Sai Paranjpye and actor and United Nations Equality champion Celina Jaitly on Wednesday flagged off the 6th edition of KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival – South Asia’s biggest and India’s only mainstream LGBT film festival. 29-May-2015
TPF offers scholarship for students Terapanth Professional Forum (TPF), a charitable fund has declared on Wednesday (May 27, 2015) about its 100% scholarship for promising students all over India through ‘Udaan’. Images by Sounak Choudhury/IBNS 29-May-2015
Mega Food Park inaugurated in Assam Guwahati, May 28 (IBNS) To give a major boost to the food processing sector by adding value and reducing food wastage and loss at each stage of the supply chain with particular focus on perishables, Ministry of Food Processing Industries is implementing a Mega Food Park Scheme in the country since 2008. 29-May-2015
PM Modi meets Manmohan Singh Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh calling on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in New Delhi on Wednesday (May 27, 2015). 28-May-2015
Pranab pays homage to Nehru on his death President of India Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday (May 27, 2015) paid homage on the occasion of the Death Anniversary of Late Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru at Shanti Van in New Delhi. Images: Samar Mondol 28-May-2015
SER GM interacts with passengers General Manager, South Eastern Railway(SER) Radhey Shyam interacting with passengers of Howrah-Panskura (38419) Local during Passenger and Customer Facilitation Fortnight – “Railyatri/Upbhokta Pakhwada” on May 26, 2015. 28-May-2015
PNC Infratech shares list at over 2% pre New Delhi, May 26 (IBNS) Shares of PNC Infratech on Tuesday listed on the stock exchanges with a premium of over 2 per cent against the issue price of Rs 378 a share. The stock debuted at Rs 381, up 0.79 per cent, on BSE. On NSE, PNC Infratech listed at Rs 387, a gain of 2.38 per cent. 28-May-2015
"One in a million" means Ishqedarriyaan Ahmedabad, May 26 (IBNS) Actress Evelyn Sharma who counts more than three million followers on social media for the first time responded to a fan on a very personal level. While on the promo tour with co-star Mahaakshay Chakraborty for Ishqedarriyaan in Ahmedabad a fan got pushed aside by security very rudely at an event. 28-May-2015
PM Modi meets President Pranab Mukherjee PM Narendra Modi called on the President Pranab Mukherjee at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on Tuesday (May 26, 2015). 28-May-2015
Air Force Mi 17 V5 helicopter Relatives of deceased Nepalese soldiers at Langtang in Nepal taken by Indian Air Force Mi 17 V5 helicopter to pay homage to their near and dear ones on May 23. 28-May-2015
World, Indian cricket leaders attend IPL Mustafa Kamal, Former President, ICC, Rajeev Shukla, Chairman, IPL Governing Council, Anurag Thakur, Hony. Secretary, BCCI, Haroon Lorgat, CEO, Cricket South Africa,Nazmul Hasan, President, Bangladesh Cricket Board, Biswarup Dey, Hony. Treasurer, CAB, Chris Nenzani, President, Cricket South Africa, and Anirudh Chaudhry, Hony. Treasurer, BCCI, with Jagmohan Dalmiya, President, BCCI (centre) attended the IPL final at Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Sunday. 28-May-2015
Kolkata hosts summer party in associatio Kolkata, May 25 (IBNS): Kolkata's first summer party, in association with Jim Beam, provided much needed respite from the soaring temperature on Sunday at a city hotel. The crowd turned up in full force and enthusiasm to beat the heat in this poolside party that was kickstarted by the house music churned out by DJs including Kabira, Hussain, Rishi, Shabby, Aaditya, Avi and Ashish. 28-May-2015
Film world hold football match to aid ea VCN Friendship Cup Exhibition Match was organised by West Bengal Motion Picture Artists’ Forum in aid of Nepal Earthquake victims. Tollywood celebrities like Arindam Ganguly, Abhishek Chatterjee, Kaushik Sen, June Malia, Dolon Roy graced the occasion on Saturday (23 May, 2015) at Ram Lila Ground,Maula Ali, CIT Road. Images by Sounak Choudhury/IBNS. 28-May-2015
"Dil Dhadakne Do" stars sizzles Kolkata Bollywood stars Anil Kapoor,Farhan Akhtar, Ranveer Singh and producer Ritesh Sidhwani promoted their upcoming movie "Dil Dhadakne Do" on Sunday ( 24 May, 2015) at Haytt Regency,Kolkata. Dil Dhadakne Do is a comedy-drama film directed by Zoya Akhtar. The film also features Shefali Shah, Priyanka Chopra and Anushka Sharma as female leads. It tells the story of a dysfunctional Punjabi family on a cruise trip. Images by Sounak Choudhury/IBNS. 28-May-2015
The Kabuliwala of Kolkata The Kabuliwala of Kolkata, a photo exhibition about a community in India’s eastern city longing for Afghanistan that once was home, is travelling from Kabul to Kolkata, evoking strong emotional response from viewers. Inspired by Indian historic literature about the community, Moska Najib and Nazes Afroz, two photo-journalists, documented their lives in images over the course of two years and here share their experience in first person accounts. 28-May-2015
Defence Minister visits Rajouri area Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar visited the Army Posts in Rajouri area on Saturday (May 23, 2015). 23-May-2015
Kolkata hosts premiere of "Ashchey Bocho The premiere of Bengali movie "Ashchey Bochor Abar Hobe" was held at Inox multiplex in Kolkata's South City Mall on Friday (May 22, 2015). 23-May-2015
Constantine needs 'support' to improve f Kolkata, May 23 (IBNS) Indian National Football Team Manager Stephen Constantine on Friday said he needs the support of every person, including the clubs, to develop football in India. 23-May-2015
Bengali comedy show "I Laugh You" back f Kolkata, May 23 (IBNS): Bengali entertainment channel Star Jalsha's comedy show 'I Laugh You' is back with its third season. 23-May-2015
Non heritage blocks of Writers' Building Kolkata, May 23 (IBNS) The non-heritage part of the Writers' Buildings, the former secretariat of West Bengal in Kolkata's old business hub Dalhousie from where present chief minister Mamata Banerjee shifted her office to Nabanna in Howrah for better operation, is being demolished for a complete revamp of the building. Reports said the courtyard of the building after demolition will have gardens. IBNS photographer Avishek Mitra captures the images of blocks of the city's iconic building built after Independence being demolished. 23-May-2015
Parrikar visits Siachen Glacier New Delhi, May 22 (IBNS) Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar visited the Siachen Glacier on Friday. 23-May-2015
CABI announces Indian blind cricket team Mumbai, May 22 (IBNS): Cricket Association for the Blind in India (CABI) affiliated to Paralympic Committee of India (PCI) and World Blind Cricket (WBC) today announced Indian Blind Cricket Team’s Tour to England for Bi-Lateral Series and Bahrain for friendly matches. 23-May-2015
IAF performs relief operation in earthqu Geology students of Nepal on study tour to earthquake affected areas yesterday being airlifted by an Indian Air Force (IAF) Mi-17 V5 helicopter post a recent massive earthquake. 23-May-2015
Fortis Medics treat over 5000 quake vict New Delhi, May 22 (IBNS): The team of doctors and medical care professionals from Fortis Healthcare Limited (Fortis) has treated and vaccinated more than 5000 victims affected by the horrific serial earthquakes that struck Nepal earlier this month. 23-May-2015
Parikkar arrives in J&K to review securi Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Friday (May 22, 2015) began his two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir to review the security situation in the state. 22-May-2015
President's estate becomes 100 % Wi-Fi New Delhi, May 22 (IBNS): The President's Estate became 100 % Wi-Fi from Friday. President of India Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated 24 Hot Spots with 30 Wi-Fi access points in the President’s Estate at a function on Friday in the presence of Ravi Shankar Prasad, Union Minister of Communications and Information Technology, R S Sharma, Secretary, D/o Electronics & IT and Shefali Sushil Dash, DDG, NIC. The facility has been set up in order to provide internet services free or at nominal charges to all residents of President’s Estate. 22-May-2015
Saree store launches new line themed on Kolkata, May 21(IBNS) A couple of weeks after Bela Seshe, a Bengali film, struck a chord with the audience, Priya Gopal Bishoyi, the costume sponsor of the movie, launched a line of sarees to commemorate their success. 22-May-2015
'Masaan' gets standing ovation at 68th C Mumbai, May 21 (IBNS): Masaan, the debut feature of Neeraj Ghaywan, premiered on Wednesday at the Uncertain Regard section of the 68th Cannes International Film Festival and was greeted by a 5 minute long standing ovation by the critics and reviewers. 22-May-2015
Deepika Padukone sports hair buns after Mumbai, May 21 (IBNS): Actress Deepika Padukone has been seen sporting a hair bun at recent events and also during the promotion of her recent film Piku. Be it a gown or casual jeans, she has been wearing her hair in a bun over various kinds of outfits. She has been varying the stylish hairstyle depending on the outfit. The bun helps her beat the summer heat. The actress looks ravishing and is surely setting a new trend. 22-May-2015
USHA launches Share Your Love USHA on Thursday announced the launch of its campaign ‘Share Your Love’ designed to invite and enable customers to do their bit in empowering women through an easy and convenient contribution. With the new campaign, over 1% of sales proceeds from Usha sewing machines will contribute towards the Usha Silai School program which is - a pan-India community based social initiative by USHA. Consumers can participate and do their bit to empower women by logging in to campaign website www.shareyourlove.in 21-May-2015
President meets NIT scholars President of India Pranab Mukherjee meeting the second batch of NITs scholars attending In-Residence programme at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Thursday (May 21, 2015). 21-May-2015
Rohit Roy promotes new show Khooni Saaya Kolkata, May 21 (IBNS): Actor Rohit Roy, who will be seen hosting 'Khooni Saaya', visited Kolkata on Wednesday to promote his upcoming non-fiction show. Images by Sounak Choudhury/IBNS 21-May-2015
Santosh Kumar Gangwar lighting lamp for Union Minister for Textiles Shri Santosh Kumar Gangwar lighting lamp for inauguration of Silk Processing & Printing Unit at Agartala, Tripura on Wednesday May 20, 2015. Shri Manik Sarkar, Chief Minister, Shri Tapan Chakraborty (extreme left), Industries & Commerce Minister, Tripura, Shri S. K. Panda, Secretary, Ministry of Textiles, Shri Y. P. Singh, Chief Secretary, Government of Tripura (5th from left back) are also seen. 21-May-2015
Pulkit Samrat goes on jungle safari Mumbai, May 20 (IBNS): Actor Pulkit Samrat recently took a trip to Ranthambore National Park in the Sawai Madhopur district in Rajasthan. The young actor is a wildlife enthusiast and he was keen to visit ​the ​national park since a while. 21-May-2015
Actress Fagun Thakrar sizzles at the Can Cannes, May 20 (IBNS) Actress Fagun Thakrar was named best dressed, outshining Sonam, Aishwarya and Katrina on the red carpet in the Cannes Film Festival. 21-May-2015
Carlos Ghosn attends Global Unveiling of Carlos Ghosn, Chairman & CEO, Groupe Renault along with Sumit Sawhney, Country CEO & MD, Renault India Operations at the Global Unveiling of Renault Compact Car ‘KWID’ in India. 21-May-2015
Huma Qureshi scales Malaysia's highest p Mumbai, May 19 (IBNS): Huma Qureshi has always been a very adventurous person. 20-May-2015
Deepika Padukone hosts party for friends Actress Deepika Padukone hosted a party to celebrate with her friends at Olive in Mumbai's Bandra. The party was highly attended by her friends from the industry. 20-May-2015
Writer Alka Saraogi's novel released in Kolkata, May 19 (IBNS): The Quest Mall outlet of Kolkata's popular bookstore chain Starmark witnessed the launch of writer Alka Saraogi's novel 'Jankidas Tejpal Mansion'. 20-May-2015
Launching Ceremony of the fourth Anti Su The Union Minister of State for Defence Rao Inderjit Singh, addressing at the Launching Ceremony of the fourth Anti Submarine Warfare (ASW) Corvette held at Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers Ltd. (GRSE) (Yard No. 3020) in Kolkata on May 19, 2015. 20-May-2015
Second Yuva Music Festival announced in Kolkata, May 19 (IBNS) Academy for Musical Excellence (AMEC) on Tuesday announced the second edition of the “Yuva Music Festival” in an attempt to help in rebuilding earthquake-hit Nepal. 19-May-2015
Bust of Capt Clifford K Nongrum unveiled Srinagar, May 19 (IBNS) Bust of Kargil War Martyr, Late Captain Clifford K Nongrum, Maha Vir Chakra was unveiled by the Colonel of the Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry Regiment, Lt Gen R N Nair, AVSM, SM at the Rhino Museum,Rilbong Shillong on Tuesday. 19-May-2015
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