West Bengal  /  Published 06.08.22

Award given for Amartya’s book

Nobel laureate Amartya Sen was honoured with the Muzaffar Ahmed memorial award for his book Home in the World: A Memoir in Calcutta on Friday. The award was instituted in memory CPM ideologue Muzaffa...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

News  /  Published 04.08.22

West Bengal govt plans easy electric bus shift for operators by end-2023

The West Bengal government has started talks with electric bus manufacturers to work out a scheme so that private operators can replace their existing fleet of diesel-run buses, urban development mini...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 30.07.22

IGNOU’s Student Innovation Award 2022 Applications Open till 30 Sept on

IGNOU is inviting applications for Student Innovation Award 2022 ...
By Our Correspondent

Lifestyle  /  Published 27.07.22

‘He had been sitting cross-legged on the Bund, gazing into the distance day and night…’

The men walked away and stood a little apart. They exchanged meaningful looks and nudged and whispered. Snatches of their conversation came floating through the air.  ‘Exactly like the mej...
By Aruna Chakravarti

Entertainment  /  Published 23.07.22

Suriya on winning National Award

In the Non-Feature Film category, filmmaker-composer Vishal Bhardwaj won the Best Music Direction award for the song ‘Marenge Toh Wahin Jaakar’ from director Vinod Kapri's 1232 kms, a ...
By PTI in Mumbai


India  /  Published 22.07.22

Bhaumik's largesse funds prize in science

The world’s largest scientific society on Thursday announced an annual award for science breakthroughs, drawing on what it has called “the largest transformational gift” in its histo...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Social  /  Published 21.07.22

Konkona and Nandita unite in London!

Aparna Sen and Nandita Das were awarded the Icon Award at this year’s London Indian Film Festival, which was held across London, Birmingham, Manchester and Leeds. Sen’s latest film The Rap...

News  /  Published 05.07.22

Veteran filmmaker Tarun Majumdar passes away

Veteran filmmaker Tarun Majumdar, known for his sensitive portrayal of middle-class life, passed away on Monday. He was 91. Majumdar was on ventilation at SSKM Hospital, where he was undergoing treat...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

Entertainment  /  Published 28.06.22

Lifetime achievement award for Kabir Bedi

Kabir Bedi was honoured with a lifetime achievement award at the 5th Edition of "Filming Italy Sardegna Festival" that took place in the spectacular location of Sardinia, Italy.  Tizia...
By Our Correspondent in Mumbai

News  /  Published 26.06.22

OP Jindal Global University receives WCDM-DRR Award 2022

The university was awarded for its work in the fields of disaster management and risk reduction ...


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