News  /  Published 07.06.22

National Library gets new director general

Ajay Pratap Singh has been appointed as the new director general (DG) of National Library from June 7. In a notification on Monday, the Union Ministry of Culture said Singh, who is also DG of Raja Ra...

News  /  Published 04.06.22

LaunchMyCareer introduces Learning Hub for immersive learning

Learning Hub encapsulates a digital library along with AR/VR online courses for registered users...
By Our Correspondent

Places  /  Published 14.05.22

There he lies… the man who duelled with the governor-general

What has not changed is the invisible feel of history, the rustle of the past that lingers in every corner. Some old visitors to the library have even claimed that, deep in study, they would look up s...

Books  /  Published 12.05.22

Amitav Ghosh on The Nutmeg’s Curse

Pictures: Pabitra Das ...
By Shrestha Saha

Events  /  Published 06.05.22

A chilling session with Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay at The Bengal Club

The Bengal Club recently hosted “Ghost Stories in Candlelight” with novelist Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay, in association with The Telegraph. The session was as exciting as the title suggests a...
By Sudarshana Ganguly (t2 intern)


Events  /  Published 25.04.22

READ India follows in the footsteps of Tagore to educate and empower in Birbhum

A hundred years is a long time in history. But with clarity of vision and the sense of purpose built upon a values-based approach, it is also the time and space to architect a new future that is inclu...

Places  /  Published 18.04.22

American Center Kolkata library opens doors to members and walk-ins after two years

Drop by the Library at 38A JL Nehru Road between 10am and 5.30pm, Monday to Saturday Ask the helpdesk for a membership form or email Fill in the details You can avail i...
By Subhadrika Sen

Jharkhand  /  Published 18.04.22

Two-day Dumka State Library lit fest

The inaugural day of the event also marked the inauguration of the travelling library, a 1950s model US-make Fargo truck which had served the local state library for several years. “The travell...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 14.04.22

Two-day literary fest in Dumka

Spreading the light of education in the tribal zone of Santhal Pargana since 1956, the State Library of Dumka which has recently refurbished its library on wheels (Bookmobile)  has completed all ...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

News  /  Published 04.04.22

NGOs devise ways to get kids back to class in Kolkata

Dividing a class into two or increasing a teacher in every class and providing meals to children are some of the ways in which NGOs in the city are trying to get street children back to class. The NG...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata


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