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Kolkata, Feb 16:  The six-day Annual Art Exhibition 2018-19 of the West Bengal State Akademi of Dance Drama Music and Visual Arts, Rabindra Bharati University was inaugurated at the Indian Council of Cultural Relations (ICCR) here on Feb 7. more
RBU organises workshop on ‘Folk and Tribal Performing Arts of Mech Community of North Bengal’

Kolkata, Feb 16 : A 15-day workshop on ‘Folk and Tribal Performing Arts of Mech Community of North Bengal’, organised by the West Bengal State Akademi of Dance Drama Music and ...

Bandel Church in West Bengal marks `World Day of the Sick’ with healing prayers, mural

Bandel, West Bengal, Feb 12: A three-day celebration for the 27th `World Day of the Sick’ (WDS) concluded yesterday at the historic 420-year-old Marian Basilica in Bandel, West Beng ...

Rhitom Sarkar returns from Germany after his successful concerts

Kolkata, Feb 10 (NITN): Musician Rhitom Sarkar has just returned from a hugely successful multi-city tour of Germany. 

Vishwa Mohan Bhatt and Tarun Bhattacharya join to pay tributes to India Armed Forces in Kolkata

Kolkata, Feb 10 (IBNS): In a special tribute to the Jawans of the Armed forces of India, two of the maestros, Padma Bhushan Pdt Vishwa Mohan Bhatt and Pdt Tarun Bhattacharya, of Indian cl ...

Techstars' first accelerator in India kicks off in Bangalore

Bengaluru, Feb 5: The first Techstars mentorship-driven accelerator to be held in India, Techstars Bangalore Accelerator, kicked off in Bengaluru this week. 

Delightfully colourful interiors greeted me. I was at Friends of Pho. Spaciously spread out across 3500 square feet area, this new address in town offers a delectable variety of Asian cuisine. The ninety-seven seater restaurant is located at Chinar Park, near City Centre II off Rajarhat Road. 


Nolen gur is a speciality of Bengal in eastern India. People wait for the date palm jaggery to arrive in the winter market. But as demand rises, the supply chain is trying hard to cope, not the least because of a changing weather pattern that affects production. Uttara Gangopadhyay reports