Miss Commonwealth Asia Pacific SHWETA RAJ was at INIFD Kolkata Lindsay Street conducted an exclusive session on Styling & Personality Grooming Session for INIFD designers. Shweta Raj - powerhouse of a woman, she is indeed a combination of beauty and brain, belongs to the city of the Peshwas – Pune. She demonstrates the virtues and qualities of someone who is a worthy ambassador of Miss Commonwealth.
Max announces its End of Season Sale with the introduction of trendy and contemporary range of EOSS Collections. Customers can get the best deals from their favorite fashion brand on over 60,000 products from a collection that features the season’s hottest trends across clothing, accessories and footwear for the entire family. Some of the EOSS Collections are Denim Bralet, Ballerina Shoes, Slip Dress, Woven Crop Top & Dress to name a few. The season sale is Flat 50% – Till 26th June and Upto 50%- 27th June onwards.
Who says only people can get a makeover, parlors get them too!

There is no better occasion than Bengali for either. Imperial parlor , a quaint ladies only option , located close to Tollygunje dream factories at Netaji Nagar underwent a change after 12 years of running. Some cast members of the film – ‘Meher Ali’, came down to put forth their best wishes.
Kolkata, 22nd June, 2017: Lions Club launched its new District Directory for the Year 2017-18. It also recently unveiled its new District Logo along with District Slogan “We Serve For Need”. Shri Ashok Surana has been elected as Centennial District Governor of Lions Club International (Dist.322B2) for Lions Year 2017-18. Mr Surana has left for the induction ceremony which will be held in the 100th Lions Club International Convention at Chicago (USA) on 2nd July, 2017.
Kolkata ,By Moumita Saha Roy: –Pour House, a fusion restro – bar located in the tech hub of Kolkata celebrated a year of being the most coveted restro bar in the city. One year ago, this vibrant new fusion restro bar, came up in the tech hub of Kolkata. Leading amongst the growing lists of restro-bars in the city, Pour House has managed to be the change-makers with unmatched dining experience and great ambience.
Well-known designer Roy Abhishek launched his studio Bohurupi on Saturday June 17 amidst much fanfare in the presence of a host of celebrities. Located at Grahams Land, Tollygunge, the first floor boutique is a cozy and comfortable space where beautiful artefacts, books and jewellery are neatly showcased with Roy’s signature clothes for men and women in linen, cotton, malmal and other mixed handloom fabrics perfect for all seasons. The event was attended by celebrities from both big and small screens like Priyanka Sarkar, Kaushani Mukherjee, Bonny Sengupta, Titas Bhowmick, Ravi Shaw, Anindita Bose, Manali Basu, Paroma Banerjee, Sohini Sarkar, Rahul, Sourav Das, Abhijit Bhattacharya, Anindita Roychowdhury, Payel Dey and singer Ujjaini among others.
Once again we are back and intend to make some noise.OrkossRestaurant has been in the Lime light from the start and has never failed to leave an indelible impression in the minds of foodies. With that fervor in mind the king of fruits is there once again to mesmerize you all. The pulpy juicy mangoes with their all adorable sweetness will have all our patrons swooning over them. Think of the curvaceous Alphonso mango and you have it in your coolers and your dessert.Orkoss Restaurant, with their signature Craftsmanship in Culinary art has brought it again for us.
Situated in the heart of new alipore, Debonair Fashion is the creation of Debarati Dutta

Coming from a family that has been in the jewelleey business for generations. Debarati always dreamt of opening a boutique that would cater to the myriad needs of women from all strata of society
India’s leading fashion brand, Max Fashion celebrates ‘Posto’, a heart-warming story on parenting. To celebrate this association, Max launched exclusive ‘Posto’ merchandise with designs inspired by the storyline of the movie. Exclusive Posto merchandise will be available in all Max stores in Kolkata. Child Actor Arghya, Director Shiboprosad Mukherjee and Actor Jisshu Sengupta were present to launch the collection.
The student scholarship scheme “M-Scholar” was introduced by Magma Fincorp Ltd., leading BFSI entity, in 2015. During the past two years, Magma has awarded scholarships to 50 students each. In an effort to reach out to more meritorious students from the lower income families, Magma has decided to double the number this year and offer 100 scholarships across the country in FY18.
CelebTouch- Beauty & Family Salon takes pride in announcing its first outlet at 33, Royd Street, (Opposite Assembly of God Church School- Junior Section), 1st Floor, Kolkata- 700016. We are all set to make your neighbourhood trendier. Come, get the edge with the hair and beauty services, and embark on a journey within, by indulging in special spa treatments. Get ready to enter a hip, new hair salon, where luxury, pampering and style abound. The ultimate oasis for your hair, mind, spirit, body and skin has made its arrival at this new location. Suchandra Vaaniya inaugurated the new outlet of CelebTouch today at Royd Street.
India’s leading fashion brand, Max Fashion celebrates ‘Posto’, a heart-warming story on parenting. To celebrate this association, Max launched exclusive ‘Posto’ merchandise with designs inspired by the storyline of the movie. Exclusive Posto merchandise will be available in all Max stores in Kolkata. Child Actor Arghya, Director Shiboprosad Mukherjee and Actor Jisshu Sengupta were present to launch the collection.
Max Fashion initiated “Share Fashion Share Smiles” week starting from 27th May to 4th June to commemorate World Environment Day. The Environment week concluded with the presence of cast and crew of movie ‘Aroni Tokhon’ at Max Store, Lake Mall. The initiative encouraged customers and employees to donate clothes to the NGO-Women’s Interlink Foundation. Drop boxes were installed outside all Max stores for the drive.
Big Bazaar has come up with yet another unique way of celebrating ‘Jamai Shasti ’, which is considered to be one of the most celebrated events among the Bengalis. In association with Zee Bangla, Big Bazaar has come up with ‘Jamai Raja’ contest for all the pampered son-in- laws of Bengal.
The ‘World No Tobacco Day’ was observed as an awareness initiative by Soumen’s Workout highlighting the risk factors associated with the use of tobacco. The ultimate goal of the state-of-the-art slimming centre is to protect the present and future generation from the tobacco epidemic with the adoption of ‘No Machine’ workout regime and an effective counseling session.
India Power Corporation Limited ("India Power"), a publicly listed, Kanoria Foundation entity, is on a growth trajectory with setting up and commissioning of another power plant of 36 MW solar in Uttarakhand at an investment of Rs 225 crore.This follows India Power's successful acquisition of 1,000 MW thermal power plant of Meenakshi Energy Private Limited, now known as Meenakshi Energy Limited, now known as Meenakshi Energy Limited ("Meenakshi"), owned by French power giant ENGIE. The joint venture between one of the largest German power utilities Uniper and India Power has also started its activities with management of power plants.
It was the World Multiple Sclerosis Day observed by the World Multiple Sclerosis Society Of India, Kolkata Chapter at Mani Square Mall, today. The event was graced by a gala performance by the eminent singer Rupankar who scored a new song “ Sanket Aschhena,Sanket Chai Pete” for the affected people to get more awareness regarding the disease. He performed the song along with affected people. He said, “ I even was not aware of this disease. Whenever I came to know about it I thought I must support the cause through my music. As I got a request to compose a new song for creating awareness I wrote it, composed tune within two days.” Interestingly he fulfilled wish of songs requested by the affected people one after other as Belasheshe, Aaj Shraboner, Tabu Tumi JAdi Aste Chao, followed by Tagore songs like Khelaghar Bandhte Legechhi and so on.
Summer is all about comfy staples, light fabrics and vibrant colours. The season to wear flowery patterns and flowing drapes while one parties as the sun sets down or goes for a formal/ informal outing, summer fashion now gets a new destination with a brand new collection and website by well-known fashion designer Suchismita Dasgupta.
With great pleasure Icche Dana (A cultural org.) is going to release A Bengali talk drama CD "BHANGA SANKO" on 4th May at 5 pm from Bangla Academy auditorium by eminent Play actor and director Sri Chandan Sen.
Ujjivan Small Finance Bank Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ujjivan Financial Services Ltd. today announced the commencement of its banking operations in Kolkata with the launch of six branches. These bank branches are located at key locations in Park Circus, Dumdum, Salt Lake, Tollygunge and Dakshineswar. The sixth branch at Matiagacha is Ujjivan SFB’s first Unbanked Rural Centre (URC) branch in West Bengal.
When two beautiful ladies Nusrat Jahan and Arshiya Mukherjee (Bhutu) visited Purulia's City Centre, the crowd mesmerized by their presence. The duo went to inaugurate 4 stores. Bakery Store - a little bliss in every bite. 
TANIYA who is a fashion photographer.  She gets married with a unsuccessful musician who's name is KK. They have a sweet and sour love story besides that TANIYA's short temper mentality and KK's unsuccessful carrier was the main reason of their fights. KKwas habituated about the disrespectful moments of his unsuccessful carrier. TANIYA’s busy schedule and KK's romantic attitude was the only reason of KK's extra marital affairs. One day TANIYA finds a transgender begging. TANIYA gets interested and approaches him with an offer to photograph. 
For the first time ever, a fashion extravaganza like no other is all geared up to take the country by storm! INDIAN FASHION LEAGUE (IFL) aspires to bring to the audience both local and international trends in fashion, as a league of fashion teams each owned by a franchisee and comprising a designer, a certain number of fashion models and a celebrity face to represent each team fight it out on the ramp until one team grabs the winners title. 
Leading Bookstore Oxford, in association with Power Publishers hosted launch of the book, Transformation, by Jaya Rajgupalan, at its Park Street outlet. Eminent personalities like Ritwik Mukherjee, Senior Assistant Editor at Financial Chronicle, Deccan Chronicle; Sujoy Dhar, Founder; Editor in chief of IBNS and Guest Speaker/Resource Person on Journalism, Universities in United States, the UK, India, and Tista Das, actress, sexually transformed speaker, were present to grace the occasion. 
Videocon d2h, the fastest growing DTH service provider in India has partnered with Hungama Play for its HD Smart Connect Set Top Box. Hungama Play is India’s leading Video On Demand service, offering over 35,000 hours of video content in 12 languages, including movies, television series, kids shows, live events, music videos along with short films and documentaries. The content includes Hollywood, Bollywood, Fun Kids content which is sure to enthrall. The service is available to consumers with various subscription options including a select free offer. 
Titan Eyeplus, India’s largest optical retail chain from Titan Company Limited, inaugurated a new eyewear store in Kolkata, West Bengal. Located at Tollygunge, the new store aims at providing an enhanced shopping experience to customers. With an extensive retail network across the nation, this is the 27thTitan Eyeplus store in Kolkata and 45th in West Bengal and the 108th store in the region East. 
Frankfinn Institute of Air Hostess Training, a unit of Frankfinn Aviation Services Private Limited, the World’s No.1 Air Hostess Training Institute is focussing on the Eastern India Markets. In the current Financial Year it is expanding and setting up 30 state-of- art Training Centres in Eastern India in FY 2017-18. 15 Centres in West Bengal including 5 more centres are coming up in Kolkata, 6 in Bihar, 5 in Odisha, 7 in North East and 6 in Jharkhand. Frankfinn is also entering in tier 2 and tier 3 cities to provide opportunities in the high salary careers in Aviation, Hospitality, Travel and Customer Service industries to the youngsters in these small cities at doorsteps. These are high paying industries. 
In a recent announcement, National broadcaster Doordarshan announced that Population Foundation of India’s extremely popular edutainment show Main Kuch Bhi Kar Sakti Hoon has set a new record for edutainment shows by managing a cumulative reach of 400 million and counting. “Never before in the history of Doordarshan has an edutainment show managed to achieve what Main Kuch Bhi Kar Sakti Hoon has. It has had a cumulative reach of close to 400 million plus and counting since the re-telecast is still on. These numbers include the original telecast of the two seasons, a total of 131 episodes, the telecast of the dubbed versions in 13 languages and airing the same content on 216 All India Radio stations and now the re-telecast. So the reach like I mentioned of MKBKSH has been phenomenal,” said Mukesh Sharma, Additional Director General Doordarshan.  
As summer is the best season to flaunt one’s groovy personality, the India’s most revolutionary apparel brand is all set to raise the mercury with its exclusively coolest fashion collection for men and women. Girggit, once known for its colour changing men’s Solar T- shirts has diversified its apparel range to meet the demands of both the genders. This newly extensive range comprises tops, shirts, tunics, mesh dresses, kimonos, camisoles, and a much more for fashion-conscious women. Boys shouldn’t lose their hearts, as Girggit offers a vibrant & comfy range of shirts and t-shirts for them, too. From round neck melange cotton T-shirts to over-dyed Pique Polo T-shirts, and moonlight ocean full sleeves casual shirts to all over geo print bright white full sleeves shirts with silicon wash, men have all reasons to go dash and dandy.
With over 75 participants in its seventh edition, FIREFLIES was a resounding success. Held on March 20 at Taj Bengal Kolkata, the exhibition had a range of lifestyle products. Curators Sneha Tapdiya, Priti Agarwal, Saloni Bhalotia and Shilpi Goel received rave reviews and heartfelt appreciation from exhibitors and shoppers alike.
Lifestyle, India’s most preferred shopping destination, played host to Superstar Prosenjit Chatterjee, Nusrat Jahan and Yash Dasgupta, the charismatic star cast of the most awaited action- thriller ‘ONE’, as they unveiled the latest Lifestyle Spring Summer’17 collections today at the Lifestyle store at the Quest Mall. Lifestyle is the exclusive fashion partner of this highly anticipated Bengali movie. The fashionable range of apparel and accessories from Lifestyle’s collection has been worn by the actors in the movie making quite a style statement.
SumTotal, the leading provider of talent management solutions, unveiled a range of new features and additions to the SumTotal Talent Expansion® Suite. The Talent Expansion Suite is the first in the industry to bring talent, learning, recruitment, and workforce management into one platform. This release includes expanded access to learning content, enhancements to the visually engaging user interface, improved browsing and search capabilities, and deployment flexibility to meet the complex technical requirements of modern organizations, both in the cloud and on premise.
The City of Joy witnessed the coming-together of three great actors when Aparna Sen, Shabana Azmi and Lilette Dubey came down to read from and discuss the text of Aparna Sen’s upcoming independent English film Sonata.
India’s most exciting, glamorous and credible beauty pageant is underway and continues its talent hunt in at fbb / Big Bazaar at Salt Lake City, Kolkata. The auditions received an overwhelming response witnessing more than 80 contestants participating from all parts of the state. The encouraging response assured a wide coverage of the state, in terms of ‘talent scouting’. These auditions at the fbb / Big Bazaar stores were cheered and supported by fbb customers and the general public.
The winners of fbb Femina Miss India 2017 East Zone audition round were felicitated at the Big Bazaar store in the city. fbb is the title sponsor of the fbb colors Femina Miss India-2017 contest. The event was meant to promote the participants from East Zone said Mr. Ashish Pandey Manager, fbb. “It’s a remarkable achievement for the participants and a great platform to showcase their talent at a national level,” he said.
WBSCPCR in association with CINI and ITC organized a unique interactive session with hundreds of adolescent girls and boys from different parts of West Bengal. This initiative will help in identifying different good practices that the young people follow and the challenges that they face in their day to day life. A first of its kind live interaction between the Govt. and children focusing on Education, Protection, Health and Nutrition issues in the state.
MSI, a leader in gaming notebooks, is pleased to announce its first authorized partner in Kolkata, Galaxy at E Mall. As a leading gaming brand, MSI has been gaining massive successes in major cities across India. With its aggressive penetration into India market, MSI focuses on user experience. MSI believes in hands on experience of its products.
India’s most exciting, glamorous and credible beauty pageant is underway and continues its talent hunt in at fbb / Big Bazaar at Salt Lake City, Kolkata. The auditions received an overwhelming response witnessing more than 80 contestants participating from all parts of the state. The encouraging response assured a wide coverage of the state, in terms of ‘talent scouting’. These auditions at the fbb / Big Bazaar stores were cheered and supported by fbb customers and the general public.
About one-sixth of Kolkata —a 185 sq. km city—is dependent on groundwater but all of Kolkata, India’s third-largest city by population, is at risk of arsenic contamination if the current level of groundwater depletion continues. Research and studies have found that out of the 141 wards that the city is divided into, as many as 77 have “high levels” of arsenic in groundwater. In 32 of these 77 wards, the arsenic level is “dangerously high”.
WBSCPCR in association with CINI and ITC organized a unique interactive session with hundreds of adolescent girls and boys from different parts of West Bengal. This initiative will help in identifying different good practices that the young people follow and the challenges that they face in their day to day life. A first of its kind live interaction between the Govt. and children focusing on Education, Protection, Health and Nutrition issues in the state.
It was a night where music took centre-stage. The annual musical extravaganza by Radio Mirchi, the Dabur Red Paste Mirchi Music Awards Bangla Powered by Jio, celebrated the best in Bengali music in 2016. It was attended by the who’s who of the Bengali film and music industry including Rituparna Sengupta, Dev, Anupam Roy, Mimi Chakraborty, Yash Dasgupta, Nachiketa, Rupam and many more.
In keeping with their efforts of democratising access to their significant expertise for patients across the country, Tata Memorial Centre (TMC) reviewed the impact of their online service in helping pediatric patients on the occasion of International Childhood Cancer day. TMC NCG Online - Navya Expert Opinion Service (available at www.navya.care) provides critical treatment opinions to parents and caregivers of children with cancer.
Nissan today flagged off the Indian leg of the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Nissan Trophy Tour. The tour began in the city of Kolkata, where cricket fans were given unexpected access to the ICC Champions Trophy. During the tour, the trophy will be displayed in Kolkata, Mumbai, Cochin, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Delhi NCR and Chandigarh.
D.S. Research Centre organized an interactive session followed by a Blood Donation Camp and Free General Health Check Up for people of the city focusing on the importance of every single drop of blood for human beings and created awareness about blood donation in people. The event aimed at bringing more people to join the campaign in future by donating blood and saving lives highlighting the role of togetherness in saving human beings. Dr. Shibangi Das, Ayurvedacharya, D.S.R.C. was present to brief the media.
Jain Farm Fresh Foods Ltd., a subsidiary of Jain Irrigation Systems Ltd. has introduced new variants of Strawberry and Jamun pulp in addition to its AamRus. These variants are available in a 500 gm bucket and have the same characteristics of being 100% natural frozen pulp with no added preservatives, added color or added flavor, a significant trademark of the Jain Farm Fresh brand.
V-Guard Industries Ltd., India’s leading consumer electrical and electronics major, today announced that it has been awarded the 5-star rating for energy efficiency by Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) for its submersible bore well pump models for domestic single phase application. These include VBS, VBSR, VBSRAM, VBSO and VBSOAM series of pumps.
Bill and Melinda Gates recently released their 2017 Annual Letter, "Warren Buffett's Best Investment”. In 2006, Buffett donated the bulk of his fortune to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to fight disease and reduce inequity. The letter addresses the world's progress in the past 25 years on global health and development issues, including cutting extreme poverty in half and reducing childhood deaths by half. 
It was the charge of the light brigade on December 18, 2016. Only this time it was into the world of joy and ruddiness, for more than 10,000 took to the Red Road at the Tata Steel Kolkata 25K turning Kolkata from the cerebral & cultural capital of India to a health and fitness conscious metro of the new millennium. While the third edition of the Tata Steel Kolkata 25K promoted by Procam International placed emphasis on competitive distance running, charity remained a fundamental founding pillar and together with Philanthropy Partner United Way Kolkata. The third edition of the event raised a whopping INR 74.53 lakhs in tracked figures towards charity.
The sole purpose of Calcutta International Cult Film Festival ™ (CICFF), 2017 is to develop a film culture that inspires and brings together cross-cultural innovations that enrich people’s lives with entertainment: and services that inform educate and entertain.
Tide Plus, one of the leading fabric care brands in India from P&G, today introduced the New &Improved Tide Plus at Big Bazaar. The New version of India’s popular detergent brand has undergone a formulation upgrade, leading to a superior, better performance! Leading television sensation MOUNI ROY, who is known for her stupendous performance in the very popular TV show Naagin,unveiled the new product at Big Bazaar.
UBM India commenced 2017 on a robust note with its biggest travel trade engagement show ‘SATTE 2017’ at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi today. In its 24th edition, the three day event is witnessing participation from the cross section of global and Indian travel and tourism markets. Most importantly, in an extremely significant tie up, SKAL, a professional organization of international tourism leaders, announced its association with UBM India to host the 78th edition of the SKAL World Congress, for the first time in India, at Hyderabad from October 5-8, 2017.
Strengthening their premium washing machine segment/range Panasonic India Pvt. Ltd, a leader in innovation and technology, today introduced 13 new models of Fully Automatic Top Loading Washing machine series - FoamPremia. With the introduction of new additional line-up, company aims to capture the market share upto 15% in the top-loading washing machine category in FY 17-18. The new range combines the latest features with advanced technology, user-friendly convenience and enhanced performance.
One of the most revered film awards in the country, Filmfare Awards announced the 2nd edition of JIO Filmfare Awards 2017 (East). The announcement for the upcoming and most awaited awards ceremony of the year was made at an event held at Reliance Digital store, Howrah on 12th of February. The launch event was graced by Jeet, renowned actor and superstar of Bengali cinema.
Air conditioning and commercial refrigeration major, Blue Star Limited, has announced its launch of India’s first inverter split AC which gives cooling in decimals. With this launch, the Company has set a new benchmark in the air conditioner industry by offering inverter split air conditioners that give the user precise cooling as desired so that one is always perfectly comfortable. The latest range of air conditioners from Blue Star provides the right match for every cooling requirement across residential, commercial and institutional segments. The products are equipped with modern features and state- of-the- art technology. They are available in a wide choice of colours, and offer significant power savings.
DS Research Centre organized a Walkathon for the Cancer Survivors and Cancer Patients in Kolkata on the occasion of World Cancer Day on 4th February 2017. The walkathon started from D.S Bhawan, Kankurgachi till ESI Hospital Maniktala and back to D.S Bhawan. The Centre launched a special nationwide campaign on the occasion under the theme of “Together We Can” highlighting the role of togetherness in fighting cancer. Hon’ble MLA Shri Paresh Paul was present to flag off the Rally. Dr. Shibangi Das, Ayurvedacharya, D.S.R.C. was present to brief the media.
Tata Sampann, the brand which is committed to bringing wholesome nutritious food and houses products like unpolished dals, naturally rich spices, and low oil-absorb besan, launched Tata Sampann Spices in West Bengal. Having already added its rich flavors and aroma in Mumbai last year, the brand takes a second step in the western markets to achieve its aim of providing a natural and wholesome meals to its consumers.
In a first of its kind unique theme Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals, Kolkata, and The Bengal Chamber of Commerce and Industry came together for the first edition of the theme based fashion show The Bengal Fashion Expo 2017 (TBFE), at ITC Sonar on Saturday, February 11, 2017. The brainchild of Dr Rupali Basu, President and CEO ER, Apollo Hospitals Group, India, and Director, The Bengal Fashion Expo, the mega event, based on the unique theme of ‘Walk the Winter in Cotton’, presented a whole new look for the season, moving away from the traditional thought of getting out your silks in winter.
West Bengal Poultry Federation organised the 5th PASCHIM BANGA POULTRY MELA 2017 at Milan Mela. The Fair was inaugurated by Sri Swapan Debnath, Hon’ble Minister of State (Ind Charge) A.R.D Dept. and M.S.M.E & Textiles Dept, L&LR Dept. and R.R & R Dept, Govt. Of West Bengal, Mr. Madan Mohan Maity, General Secretary, West Bengal Poultry Federation was present to brief the media at Milan Mela Complex. Hon’ble Minister in-charge: Sri Soumen Kumar Mahapatra was also present to grace the occasion.
Big Bazaar Poush Parbon festival drew to an end today with the grand finale of Banjao Kosh Masterchef at Big Bazaar Lake Mall.

The contestants were judged on the basis of their innovative ideas during cooking the dishes using oats by judges Mir, Rukma Dakshy (Adviser, Bhojohori Manna) and Indranil Ghosh (Executive Chef, 6 Ballygunge Place).
Film - DEVI
Directed by - Rick Basu
Presenter - Pradip Churiwal
Produced by - Macneill Engineering Ltd
Lyrics - Prasen
Mix & Master - Subhadeep Mitra
Screenplay & Dialogue - Reetarshi Dutta
Edit - Rick Basu
Cinematographer - Rana Dasgupta
Sanjah Chulha at EM Bypass is celebrating the flavours of Lohri with its Lohri Food Festival till January 31. Speaking about the festival, co-owner Asif Ahmed says, “The name of our restaurant ‘Sanjha Chulha’ has the innate essence of Punjab interwoven to it and the celebration in a way marks that association we bring to Kolkata.
Nike today kicked off this year’s edition of the Nike Premier Cup. Held in association with the All India Football Association (AIFF), this U-16 football tournament is organized with the aim of helping young athletes become better footballers. The tournament provides a stage to compete against the best in their age group while also serving as a scouting platform to identify talented young footballers in the country.
The 7th Bharatiya Chhatra Sansad concluded its three day student parliament at the scenic MIT Pune campus in the presence of dignitaries and more than 10000 students from across India. The concluding day saw the felicitation of Shri. Manik Sarkar, Chief Minister, Tripura as an ‘Ideal Chief Minister’ by the hands of Prof. Vishwanath Karad, Prof. Rahul Karad and Mr. Abhay Firodiya.
P.C. Chandra Jewellers, the leading jewellery brand in Eastern India, in association with BEE Books, is to make the new year more fun filled with the recent launch of its comic series “The Awesome Four”today at Starmark, South City Mall. The extraordinarily beautiful and talented Bengali actor & UNICEF’s celebrity advocate, Koel Mallick was present during this launch ceremony along with Mr. Suvro Chandra, Joint Managing Director of P.C. Chandra Jewellers to grace the occasion and address the media.
India's first Bengali original content online viewing site addatimes.com is all set to launch its latest Webseries Khyapa. It is a moving story of soul searching of a youth and seeking nirvana through life. Our eponymous hero, a loser for all practical purposes, undertakes a journey to find the purpose of his life.
Parryware, India’s contemporary bathroom solutions brand, has launched an industry first, a one-of-a-kind concept ‘Parryware Bathroom Renovations’. This service promises hassle free bathroom designing service as well as complete renovation service. It includes an expert’s view on how to use the bathroom space, designing a model bathroom and eventually selecting the products most suited to the design as well as customers’ needs.
Young and talented singer RITURAJ SEN unveiled the first music video TUMHARE SHAHAR KA MAUSAM(SECLUSION) from his album KHAYAL at the Weavers Studio Centre for the Arts. A student of A R Rahman, this is his first music album and second music video. The video which is dramatized on Qaiser ul Jafri’s Tumhare Shahar ka Mausam and sung by Rituraj Sen, is a poignant representation of love, memories and nostalgia set within the patter of the monsoon.
92.7 BIG FM, India’s Largest and No.1 Radio Network, has always been at the forefront of engaging listeners with real yet unique offerings and by indulging in festive spirit. With an aim to spread joy among underprivileged kids this New Year, the radio station in association with Big Bazaar and its bakery division ‘So Fresh’ organized a fun filled baking activity. The celebration organized at Lake Mall, Kolkata on December 29, 2016 concluded with a cake mixing and cake making ceremony with the kids.
UrbanClap, India’s largest mobile services marketplace officially launched their services in Kolkata . One of the first in this sphere in India, UrbanClap is a platform that aims to effortlessly connect consumers with service professionals.
Talent can’t be taught, but it can be awakened, with that aim in mind Fface launched their Gionee Fface Calendar for 2017.The launch witnessed the glamorous presence of Bollywood Star of Great Grand Masti Fame and Brand Face of Fface Calendar, 2017 Sonali Raut along with Popular Tollywood Faces – Gaurav Chakraborty, Rudranil Ghosh, Indrasish Roy, Subhasree Ganguly, Srabanti Chatterjee, Ridhima Ghosh along with Director Raj Chakraborty were also present. The man behind Fface – Mr. Neil Roy, Founder Director started the evening by welcoming the guests present there at the grand launch.
Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals, Kolkata, the pioneer of cutting-edge healthcare solutions in Eastern India, is the acknowledged leader for the dissemination of advanced medical knowledge. Strengthening this robust tradition, the Hospital has organized a two-day International Conference on Frontotemporal Dementia in Asia. The event, scheduled for January 14 and 15, 2017, will see a panel of distinguished neurologists from some of the best institutes and hospitals across the world and the country converge for an engaging discussion on the emerging trends and the on-ground reality in the diagnosis and management of Frontotemporal Dementia, whose proportion of patients with a positive family history in Asian cohorts range from 9.5% to 27%. Dr Amitabha Ghosh, Director, Department of Neurology, Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals, Kolkata, and organizing chairperson of the conference, said, “Frontotemporal dementia is the second most common cause of dementia under the age of 65 in many cohorts, after Alzheimer’s disease. By striking at a relatively young ages, the disease leads to huge economic and social burden on the patient, the family and to society as a whole.
P.C. Chandra Jewellers, the leading jewellery brand in Eastern India, in association with BEE Books, is to make the new year more fun filled with the recent launch of its comic series “The Awesome Four”today at Starmark, South City Mall. The extraordinarily beautiful and talented Bengali actor & UNICEF’s celebrity advocate, Koel Mallick was present during this launch ceremony along with Mr. Suvro Chandra, Joint Managing Director of P.C. Chandra Jewellers to grace the occasion and address the media.
Kolkata,By Payel Das:- The competition is organized jointly by Pratima Chandra Foundation and Daakghar. Rabindra Sangeet enthusiasts, about three thousand, from different parts of the country showed interest for the auditions. Out of them, 93 persons were called for audition on 6th & 7th December, 2016. The judges selected 12 participants for the grand finale. These participants will compete live in front of the judges and the audience. Eminent singers like Smt. Sraboni Sen, Smt. Indrani Sen, Smt. Sreeradha Bandopadhyay, Smt. Pramita Mallick, Sri Manoj Murali Nair and many others will judge and also perform on that day. The winners will be awarded Musical Instruments worth Rs. 60,000/- (Rupees Sixty Thousand) and Trophies.

The month of January calls for celebrating Lohri, the festival of harvest, song and dance where women step out wearing colourful traditional clothes. It is a celebratory moment and no new clothes to put on! Worry not, as Shop CJ brings to you beautiful and colorful collection of Rayon Kurtas. Shop CJ offers the best ethnic collection of Kurtis for its customers to add glamour on the upcoming festivity. Buy the trendiest pack of 3 Rayon Kurtis exclusively on Shop CJ only for Rs.999/- and get a dupatta free.

Future Generali India Life Insurance has recently added a new partner to further grow its Credit Life business. The Company has entered into an agreement with Vastu Housing Finance Corporation Ltd. to offer group credit life insurance through one of its products – Future Generali Loan Suraksha Plan. This is a single premium term insurance plan which is specifically designed for financial institutions to provide life coverage to their new and existing borrowers.
Indian Paint Association (IPA), the apex body of the Indian paint industry today announced the commencement of the 28th biennial Indian Paint Conference from January 6-8, 2017 in Bengaluru. Taking inspiration from the IT Capital of India, the conference theme ‘Varnam - Where Paint Meets Technology’ is based on leveraging technology for the paints industry.
The 9th Annual Workshop on Forestry and Natural Resource Management Projects titled ‘Sustainable Forest Management with People’s Participation and Modernization of Management’ was organized by West Bengal Forest Department with support from JICA and inaugurated today in Kolkata. The workshop entailed deliberations on issues, challenges and opportunities pertaining to Sustainable Forest Management through People’s Participation, Livelihood Development, Institutional Development through Capacity Building and Technology Based Forest Management systems in JICA assisted forestry and natural resource management projects in India.
The City of Joy witnessed the launch of Enigma 2017, fashion calendar by young photographer Saheli Das Mukherjee. The event took place at The Myx. The photographer who had started off with only two designers last year comes back with the second edition of Enigma where the shoots have been conducted in various parts of India like Purulia, Bishnupur , Forest of North Bengal, Jaipur among others.
The City of Joy witnessed the album launch of Sharoni Sen’s Gaan Diye Je Tomay Khunji: In Search of You – A Collection of Tagore songs close to the heart. The album has been presented by Batch 99 and Nirjharer Swapna. Present at the event were Aparna Sen and Rabindrasangeet exponent Pramita Mallick. This is Sharoni’s first solo music album and the songs in it are varied in content; while some bear a strain of nostalgia and the pain of separation, others are purely spiritual and speak of the sublime.
Bengal is the land of "Tero Parbon". People are not only passionate about their culture but are also involved with their festivals like none other. It is to give this desire a fillip, that Big Bazaar today launched "Poush Parbon" to celebrate the sweet tooth of Bengalis in the state, Agartala and Silchar.
NIP NGO, an organization that runs computer training centre for the Blinds came up with this unique innovative initiative of inaugurating a 40 ft New Year Greeting Card made by Differently Abled people in associtaion with Press Club, Kolkata. A bill has been passed for reservation of the Cerebral Palsy, Ortism, Mentally Retired & other disabled persons at Rajya Sabha recently. We are happy to inform you that in this regard they are going to celebrate by making a 40 ft New Year Greeting Card. And we are very eager to say that such type of programme will be taking place first time in India.
THE PALMS RESTAURANT presented the fourth edition of CONVERSATIONS with Sujoy Prosad Chatterjee engaging in a heart-to-heart conversation with the critically acclaimed director Srijit Mukherji as they shared stories of their friendship and the director’s journey and cinematic vision as well his next film Begum Jaan with Vidya Balan.
On Saturday, Akhil Bharatvarshiya Maheshwari Maha Sabha has started their 27th Session at Spring Club, Kolkata. More than 1200 Maheshwari Sabha members from all over the country are a part of this conference. Eminent personalities like H M Bangur, Venu Gopal Dhoot ,C K Somani , Vijay Biyani, Hemant Bangur , MP Vivek Gupta are actively involved with this Abhinandan program,.
India’s leading online beauty store Nykaa.com anticipates a growth of 10X in luxury beauty sales with increasing demand among consumers for prestige beauty products was announced today by Ms. Falguni Nayar, Founder & CEO Nykaa.com during the press conference held at Taj Bengal, Kolkata.
Kolkata, 19th December, 2016 : The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) and Eastern India Regional Council (EIRC) organized the 41st Regional Conference spread over two days (19th & 20th December 2016) at Kala Mandir, Kolkata with the theme “Innovate, Integrate, Implement – Road Ahead to Success” where in more than 1500 members would be attending the event from across India. This Regional conference is an endeavor to maintain and develop competencies of the members, to enhance their knowledge, expertise and skill sets in varied areas of the profession.
Anushka Laha became the winner of Max Style-Up Contest 2016. Max Fashion organized Max Style-Up Contest for aspiring stylists in Kolkata to showcase their talents and skills. A starry jury consisting Actress Priyanka Sarkar, Designer Abhishek Roy, Eminent Make Up Artist Aniruddha Chakladar and Diti Saha, Super Model from Kolkata, picked the top two among the finalists.
Kolkata : Television funny man Sunil Grover was recently in the city to promote his upcoming film Coffee with D. The actor who got catapulted to fame with his character Gutthi on television as well as the persona of Dr Mashoor Gulati in The Kapil Sharma Show will now be seen as Arnab Ghosh in his Bollywood debut.
Like previous years, Bengal Oncology Foundation has been arranged their annual Unique Awareness Program on Cancer with survivors Meet at Birla Sabhaghar. This unique program has consisted of:

Panel discussion is on the topic ‘CAN HEALTHY PEOPLE BE AFFECTED BY CANCER?aiming to increase the level of cancer awareness in Bengal. It is well established that more than half of the cancers are diagnosed at the late stages and the survival is poor.
Raazbari , a bengali feature film, is a unique romantic thriller which is based on a true story and true events. The story revolves around re-incarnation and a few relationships that gets twisted as time goes by.
Big Bazaar has announced starting 24 th  November, today, all its stores, along with all fbb, Central and Brand Factory  stores will be enabled to allow customers to withdraw upto Rs 2000 from their own bank accounts, using their Debit/ATM cards. This facility is now available in over 350 Big Bazaar, Central, Brand Factory and fbb stores in over 130 cities and towns across the country.
Bollywood actor Zayed Khan was in Kolkata to promote his new dating app ImKnotShy amidst much fanfare at My Nail/ Think Inked Shop, Acropolis Mall. The dating app allows people to connect with each other in near vicinity and hang out if they find one another to be attractive and compatible.
Max Fashion, India’s largest value fast fashion brand, unveiled their latest Winter collection by renowned actress Priyanka Sarkar and stylist Anupam Chatterjee at Lake Mall. Dressed in the Winter collection from Max, these celebrities looked urban chic as they browsed through the collection in the store. The day also witnessed the launch of the Max Style-Up Contest giving aspiring stylists win exciting max merchandise.
What happens when a six year old child is brought with two failed kidneys? What happens when an iron rod travelling at a lethal pace from the second storey of a building pierces an 11 year old girl? What happens when a baby is born just 25 weeks into the womb weighing 600gms? What happens when a six year old is brought with Dengue induced complications resulting in convulsion and bleeding into lungs?
ASHOK HARALALKA and 13 other contemporary artists from Kolkata presented, CART THAT ART 2.0 – PRICELESS ART @ ARTFUL PRICES, at ICCR. The exhibition is an eclectic mix of around 75 attractive paintings that represented everything from spirituality to various facades of Kolkata and a plethora of moods and melodies on canvas. This was the exhibition's second edition.
The most awaited and one-of-its kind dialogue session in the city is back with a bang! Starting off with the third edition of CONVERSATIONS at THE PALMS RESTAURANT, the evening saw wife and husband duo of vocalist Lopamudra Mitra and acclaimed music director Joy Sarkar gearing up for a riveting dialogue sessions when they sat down for a candid chat with Sujoy Prosad Chatterjee.
Horror fans rejoice! Bithin Das’ spooky flick Teenanko, starring Mumtaz Sorcar along with Rituparna Sengupta and Bidita Bag is all set to release on November 18 to set your bones chilling. And to top it all Mumtaz Sorcar says that while the film itself is scary, shooting for it was no walk in the park either.
Eli Lilly and Company (India) Pvt. Ltd. (Lilly), in partnership with Disney Publishing Worldwide, announces the release of custom books for children of different ages and at varying stages of type 1 diabetes. Available in Hindi and English, the books feature a new Disney character, Coco -- a charismatic and fun-loving monkey who has type 1 diabetes. Coco, along with Disney characters, helps readers understand that with planning, families and children can still experience the fun and magic life has to offer.
Kolkata, 5th November, 2016 : A GPA Productions film Saansein : The Last Breath is an upcoming 2016 Bollywood film. The film is directed by Rajiv S Ruia, Produced by Goutam Jain & Vivek Agarwal and Co-produced by Spotlight International Film. The film’s starring Rajneesh Duggal, Sonarika Bhadoria, Hiten Tejwani and Neetha Shetty. Hot & gorgeous tv actress Sonarika Bhadoria is all set to made her debut in Bollywood with Saansein. The film is scheduled for a worldwide release on November 11th. The starcast of SAANSEIN visited Kolkata today afternoon at Golden Tulip Hotel promoting their upcoming Bollywood film SAANSEIN.
ELECTED is proud to announce the launch of an exclusive design collection in collaboration with Hollywood actor, Antonio Banderas. Transitioning from acclaimed actor and producer to menswear designer, Antonio Banderas launched his first ever clothing line in collaboration with SELECTED / HOMME today. Called Antonio Banderas Design by SELECTED, the limited edition, designer menswear collection, is available in India, both in stores and online from November, 2016.
“Kanamachhi Bho Bho...” is a 2016 Bengali drama film produced by Pushprekha International and directed by Ujjal Ghosh. Saptarshi Chowdhury plays as 10-year- old Arya in the lead, along with Amitabh Bhattacharjee and Abhijit Roy. The film explores the life of today’s world which has a robotic lifestyle. The film stated that Books and Schools are just one of the most socially accepted mediums and settings to get educated.
DS Research Centre with a pledge to prevent and treat cancer by providing the path breaking Ancient Ayurveda based Nutrient Energy Treatment of international standard, organized a Pinkathon (Pink-a-Thon) for the Women Cancer Survivors in Kolkata on the occasion of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The rally started from D.S Bhawan till ESI Hospital and back to D.S Bhawan. The theme of the initiative was “The Best Protection is Early Detection”.
Kolkata’s famous Durga Puja will witness a chocolate overhaul as Magnum ice cream, the authority on pleasure, today unveiled a first-of-its-kind iconic installation. Standing 18 feet tall, this magnificent Magnum inspired art installation will be located next to the famed Singhi Park pandal in the city from 5th October to 11th October, 2016. Tollywood actress and Magnum aficionado Payel Sarkar unveiled the installation to the eager crowds of Kolkata.
An adda is a form of intellectual exchange among members, who were originally of the same socio-economic strata, but the process has democratized in modern times.It is most popular among the youths belonging to the so-called "middle-class intelligentsia". Although many Kolkatans boast of the city being the birthplace of adda culture, Satyajit Ray (in his film Agantuk) traces back the origin of the tradition to regular intellectual dialogues prevalent in Ancient Greece at the time of Socrates or Plato. Adda is a prominent leisurely activity in India and Bangladesh.
IIMC Sharodiya Digital Impact Awards 2016 brought forth this year’s first ever and the most creative awards segment on Durga Puja. The Press meet to announce the winners was held at Urbana 783,Anandpur Road, Bengal NRI Complex Ltd. East Kolkata Township Project, Kolkata-700107.The initiative, undertaken by the prestigious IIMC, International Institute of Media & Communication (Annex and Candid Venture) and powered by Urbana, the tallest residential complex ever built in Kolkata near Ruby Crossing, was on the best Social Media Campaign by Durga Puja Organizations of the city.
In conjunction with the upcoming prime festival in Kolkata- Durga Puja, Panasonic India today announced the eighteen winners of its two month long Microwave Oven Cooking Contest conducted at six Reliance Digital stores: Reliance Avani Mall, Reliance Satyam Tower, Reliance Sun City Barasat, Reliance Ideal Plaza, Reliance Diamond City and Reliance Gariahat spread across Kolkata. This is the 3rd Edition of Microwave Oven Cooking Contest that Panasonic has organized for its valued customers, ever since its inception in 2014. The theme for this year’s contest is “Healthy & Fun Food; Easy to Cook" and Panasonic India received 35 entries per store. The event was judged by Celebrity Chef, Cookery show host & Columnist Mrs Sarmistha Dey & Chef Sarabjit Singh.
‘No great destination was ever achieved without enthusiasm - the same holds true for a city that replicates the exact passion in everything it integrates. Kolkata, which is one of the most happening metropolitans in the real estate sector as well as in the lifestyle world, has added an exclusive feather onto its much glorious cap as it opened doors of Aurobindo Mall at Salkia. The zeal to add a one stop shopping destination for the customers was held with the launch of Aurobindo Mall at Sri Aurobindo Road of Salkia in Howrah. Shri Ram Ratan Chowdhury, CMD, Panchdeep Constructions Ltd. was present to brief the media.
The members of Bhowanipur 75 Palli have taken up the challenge to discover the greatest 'Aarshinagar' which was inaugurated today by MAMATA BANERJEE, Chief Minister of West Bengal. In this biggest occasion we have tried to resemble this colorful joy through the means of AARSHI or Mirror in front of welcomed visitors. Within the mirror we get the clear reflection of life and characters, which not only makes our life lively but also makes us nostalgic. Our effort here is to reflect the gorgeous time of this festival in such a manner which creates the joyful coordination of the f3stival for eyes as well as mind.
In anticipation of the upcoming Durga Puja, last evening witnessed the preview of the most exquisite range of Swarovski Festive Wear 2016 in collaboration with Kolkata based designer, Pranay Baidya who showcased his capsule festive & occasion wear collection at a grand cocktail party in Quest Mall, Kolkata over a fashion show. Unveiled by Tollywood actress Parno Mittra, in the presence of Sukanya Duttaroy, Managing Director, Swarovski CGB India, the launch saw Kolkata’s top eight women influencers donning stunning jewellery from Swarovski and glamorous outfit from Pranay Baidya..
NIP an organization that runs computer training centre for the Blinds came up with this unique innovative initiative of launching Durga Puja Guide in ‘Braille’ for the Blinds and organizing ‘Differently Abled and Senior Citizen Friendly Durgotsab Awards’ for the year 2016 today at the Press Conference with 300 Durga Puja Committees held at Rotary Sadan in association with Office of the Commissioner of Disabilities, Dept. of Social Welfare, Govt. of West Bengal; Forum For Durgotsab and Kolkata Sarodotsab Samannay Samity.
Durgapuja, the time for festivity, time for celebration, time for unwinding. The city decor is getting brighter each day passing. The wait is over. A week from now and the high-voltage celebration will begin in streets, corners, para's, apartments and where not.
Uttrayan Financial Services Private Limited (UFSPL), is a registered NBFC-MFI providing comprehensive financial solution to the people who are yet to get the proper benefits from mainstream financial services. Main Focus of Uttrayan is elimination of poverty through economic intervention and social empowerment of the underprivileged segment of the society, with special focus on women and related work empowerment. Uttrayan is equipped with technology-driven delivery model ensuring low cost operations and innovative products which best suits the requirement of its clientele.
Our earnest request to you for the coverage of music and trailer launch of the upcoming Bengali feature film "BANCHA ELO PHIRE a film which is directed by Amitabha Pathak under the banner AKMA ENTERTAINMENT LLP along with the starcast Pradip Bhattacharya, Dipankar Dey, Paran Banerjee,Madhabi Chakraborty, June Malia, Pallavi Chatterjee, Shantilal Mukherjee, Mousumi Bhattacharjee, Bobby Chakraborty, Biplab Chatterjee.
Stepping in its 5th year, Officer’s Choice Blue Mirchi Jalshaghar, the largest non- stop musical festival in Eastern India welcomes the festive season with grandeur and high spirit. In the past few years this event has hosted the biggest names of the music fraternity from Arijit Singh to Sunidhi Chauhan. And this year it reaches new heights with a concept that has never been done before.
Hindi Film "Ek Tera Saath" ​Unveiled they Trailer & Music in Mumbai. Mukesh Rishi was the guest of honour who unveiled the music box in presence of the star cast & crew of the film. The melodious track's music is given by Sunil Singh, Liyakat Ajmeri, Ali "Piku", Nawab Khan & Lyrics written by AM Turaz, Dr.Devendra Kafir, Aslam Siddiqui, Husna Khan. Sang by Ustad Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, Swati Sharma, Sonu Nigam, Aman Trikha, Shahid Mallya, Bhoomi Trivedi, kk, Ali Aslam. The song tracks of Ek Tera Saath is under Zee Muisc label .
Renault India, one of the fastest growing automotive companies in India, inaugurated its new state-of-the-art dealership, RENAULT KOLKATA SOUTH (Bagaria Motors Pvt. Ltd,) in Kolkata today. The inauguration of the new dealership also marked the launch of the KWID with all new and powerful 1.0L Smart Control efficiency (SCe) Engine. The dealership will offer Renault’s best-in-class products and services to the discerning customers in Kolkata and adjoining areas.
Eto Boro Satti is back again. This year Star Cement Ltd. has decided to gift the state the biggest Durga Puja Sharod Samman ever boasting a total prize mullah of whopping Rs 40 lakhs.  The award christened “Star Cement Eto Boro Satti Sarod Samman 2016—Utkorshe Arohan” will divide the state into three zones: North Bengal, South Bengal and Kolkata. For each zone the Shera puja will bag a cash prize of Rs 5 lakhs, followed by Rs. 2 lacs for the runners up & 1 lac for the 2 nd runners up.
Dabur Red Paste, the leading natural toothpaste brand from the House of Dabur, today rolled out a mega social campaign ‘Dental Brigade’ in West Bengal. The campaign is aimed at improving oral health in the country with a special focus to school children. Not only this, the campaign will also focus on the Ayurvedic ways and remedies that helps in the cure of dental and oral disease and ensure good oral health aimed at providing information on oral hygiene to school children.
Showcasing the best in installations and architecture, INIFD started off with their ANNUAL EXHIBITION 2016 from Thursday, September 8 at their Lindsay Street Campus. The exhibition continued till September 10. The Annual Exhibition was inaugurated by the beautiful and versatile actor Koneenica Banerjee.
Silk Mark Sanman is one of it’s kind award that The Stadel & F3 Incorporation has brought together for boutiques, designers and weavers from across Bengal. The unsung heroes of Bengal who actually form the mainstream of Bangla’s fashion palette will get a chance to showcase their talent. The organisers feel it will motivate that section of designer boutique and weavers who want to get the platform to exhibit their artistic ideas as well as to get market.  There is a huge amount of talent that wants to find path to their destiny, Silk Mark Sanman hopes to provide both the fame and market for these talents.
Kolkata, 13th September 2016 : Consumer giant Lloyd Electric and Engineering Limited has introduced a unique range of 'Unisex' Washing Machines “Fully Automatic Top Loading Slickswirl LWDD80UV” with UVtron Technology which ensures germ-free washing by anti-bacterial UV rays sterilization process and offers the most effortless way of washing clothes for both men and women.
Indian Institute of Engineering Science & Technology (Shibpur)won the Kolkata qualifying round of The Sweden India Nobel Memorial Quiz 2016 held at the Medical College, today. The team of three comprising ABIR BHATTACHARYA, ANIRBAN ROY and MOUSOM SINGHA did their college proud by winning the Kolkata finals where 48 teams had participated. ANNA UGGLAfrom Embassy of Sweden handed out the prizes at the Inter-Collegiate quiz competition which saw avid quizzers from across reputed colleges and technical institutes of the city.
Parx, the premium casual fashion lifestyle brand today announced the hunt for its brand anthem in association with Rolling Stone. This unique opportunity for music lovers in the country is set to extend a chance to compose a brand anthem of the season for Parx. Rolling Stone with an expertise of five decades in the music domain is enabling the brand to engage with its fans and followers. The entries for this anthem hunt opens on 29th August, 2016 and closes on 25th September, 2016.
Titan, India’s leading and the world’s fifth largest watchmaker, launched the JUXT Pro, its second smart offering, today. The latest smartwatch from Titan was unveiled by Ms.Rajeshwari Srinivasan, Regional Business Head and Associate Vice President, Titan Company Limited and popular Tollywood actor Jisshu Sengupta at the World of Titan store on Park Street.
Turtle Limited, one of India’s finest men’s lifestyle brands, re-launched its showroom in Barasat. The showroom exhibits a revamped look showcasing the brand’s newly launched festive collection. The event took place in the presence of the much celebrated actor Abir Chatterjee who was spotted with Turtle’s latest trendy collection.
True to its philosophy of connecting with the people of Bengal, Big Bazaar today launched its latest initiative “Sarbojonin Shopping Pujo” that is meant to bring back the nostalgia attached with the gregarious cultural mainstream of Bengal reflected through its Para through Pujo Ready Shera Para competition with huge cash prizes up for grabs among other offers.
IDP Education India, the leading student placement service provider organized the Australian education fair in Kolkata at The Park Hotel for students aspiring to pursue higher education in Australia. The fair spread across 14 cities brought together prominent universities and educational institutes from Australia under one roof. The fair kick started on 21st August 2016 at Kolkata and will conclude in Vijayawada on 08th September 2016. Among the other cities, the fair will be organized in Ludhiana, Chandigarh, Gurgaon, Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Pune, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Vijayawada, Kochi and Coimbatore.
Lord Vishnu is believed to have various incarnations in order to establish the triumph of good over evil. One such exclusively worshipped incarnation of the Lord is Sri Krishna, whose birth is celebrated on the auspicious day of Janmashtami. Pertaining to this occasion, Sri Shyam Mandir at Alambazar celebrated their 5th Janmashtami Festival.
A brainchild of N G Debnath, CEO of NG Production, BANGLAR SWAPNA SUNDARI had their Kolkata auditions on Saturday, August 20 at The Circle Club. Banglar Swapna Sundari is an endeavour that attempts to give a podium to the upcoming models from in and around West Bengal and help realise their dreams in the world of glamour. The finale for the same will be held on Saturday, September 24.
A brainchild of N G Debnath, CEO of NG Production, BANGLAR SWAPNA SUNDARI had their Kolkata auditions on Saturday, August 20 at The Circle Club. Banglar Swapna Sundari is an endeavour that attempts to give a podium to the upcoming models from in and around West Bengal and help realise their dreams in the world of glamour. The finale for the same will be held on Saturday, September 24.
The Asadharan Award recognises the exceptional and exemplary achievements that are truly inspirational, outstanding work of individuals and organisations from across all businesses and professions from the City of Kolkata and acknowledges their contribution to the Society. Hosted by Friends of Kolkata, an autonomous non-profit organisation committed for the concerns of Kolkata, the event aims to celebrate the various outstanding roles played by these unsung heroes to enrich the cultural diversity of our society.
Pratim D Gupta's 'Saheb Bibi Golaam' is gearing up for a grand release on August 26. Prior to that, the team is busy promoting the movie. Recently, director Pratim D.Gupta was present at a press conference along with the cast that includes Anjan Dutt, Swastika Chakraborty, Vikram, Parno Mitra, and Ritwick Chakraborty. Film's music director and song writer Anupam Roy was also present at the event.
India’s first optical retailer, Lawrence & Mayo and the only premium and most preferred eyewear brand which started its operations since 1877 from Kolkata, is expanding its horizon with the launch of 6 exclusive premium store across India. Among these, 3 stores with latest eye care facilities are in Kolkata (Tollygunge, Kasba) and Barasat. One in Bhubaneswar and the other is in Delhi. Lawrence and Mayo has always been recognized as a brand providing holistic eye care services along with offering the latest in eyewear for people of all age groups.
OPPO, a leading global technology brand kick-started the First Sale of Selfie Expert OPPO F1s in OPPO STORE at City Centre Two, Kolkata, West Bengal. The First Sale was kick-started by none other than Nusrat Jahan. Taking selfies a step further, the much awaited upgraded Selfie Expert OPPO F1s was recently launched in the Indian market. Pre-orders were taken across India from August 4 to August 10.
Veteran tollywood actress Arunima Ghosh inaugurated it with Mr. Niranjan Mitra, proprietor of CASA. Speaking on this occasion, Mr. Niranjan Mitra said " We all think that Interior Decorating is only for High Incomed people and not for the general, which is totally wrong. CASA is introducing its range from Rs 75000 to Rs 2 lakhs for Bedroom sets and Rs 80000 to Rs 6 lakhs for Kitchen Door."
Pradhan Mantri UjjwalaYojana (PMUY) was launched today at Kolkata by Hon’ble Minister of State (I/C) - Petroleum & Natural Gas in the august presence of Sh. S S. Ahluwalia, Hon’ble Minister of State - Parliamentary Affairs, Agriculture and Farmer Welfare; Sh. Babul Supriyo - Hon’ble Minister of State, Heavy Industry and Public Enterprises; and Sh. Dilip Ghosh, Hon’ble MLA & State President BJP, West Bengal.
As the city continues to enjoy the monsoon and people are getting ready with plans for Durga Puja, responding to the unspoken fancies of all the age groups, Senco Swarna launched their exclusive showroom at Serampore with renowned Tollywood Actress Ritabhari Chakraborty displaying the splendid collection of jewellery on the occasion.
Fortis Healthcare Limited today dedicated a ‘Wall of Tribute’, at the hospital in Anandapur, as a mark of respect to donors and their families who helped save lives almost lost. The initiative is supported by the Fortis Organ Retrieval and Transplant (FORT). The event was flagged off by Dr. Shashi Panja, Hon’ble Minister of State - Health & Family Welfare Department (Govt. of West Bengal), Mr. Samir Singh, Zonal Director, Fortis Healthcare Ltd (East) and Dr. Avnish Seth, Director, Fortis Organ Retrieval & Transplant.
It’s that time of the year! Rock Bottom Prices; Mega Discounts & Biggest Savings! India’s most awaited shopping days– Big Bazaar’s ‘5 Days Maha Bachat” is here once again. Big Bazaar’s biggest shopping event “5 Days Maha Bachat”, will be held across in over 200 Big Bazaar stores in over 100 cities between August 13th to 17th, 2016, which also includes Big Bazaar of Kolkata as well as Siliguri, West Bengal.
There is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humor. If you want to be infected by contagious laughter, then we can bet that there is nothing funnier than seeing a comedian live in action. Yes, you read it right! The stand-up comedy and live entertainment scene has gained prominence, of late. But long before, the ‘King Of Comedy’ in Bollywood, Johny Lever, had a humble beginning as a stand-up artist.
Singer Lopamudra Mitra completed 25 years of her musical journey and celebrated through a grand solo program with a houseful audience at Rabindra Sadan last Saturday. She performed about 20 of her own hit numbers including Abar Ashibo Fire, Amar Mawte, Jao Pakhi and finally ending the epic evening with Benimadhob. Present on the occasion were Srikanto Acharya, Rupam Islam, Anupam Roy, Bratati Bandobadhyay, Kalikaprasad, Pt. Debojyoti Bose, Antara Chowdhury, Sidhu among others.
Kolkata, 03 August 2016 : Fusion music album – Women Empowerment by Pratik was recently launched in the city in the august presence of Actor Sabyasachi Chakraborty, Music Director Ashoke Bhadra, Metro Rail DGM Protyush Ghosh, Singer Sayani Palit, Surojit da (Bhoomi), Asmita Kar (Zee Sa Re Ga Ma) and Shrijita Mitra (Zee Sa Re Ga Ma Kids). The album is created as an ode to all the women who have carved a special place for themselves in the society. The album contains five tracks in total. The title track is named ‘Choo Lo Aasmaan ‘which is in Hindi language. The same track is also present in Bangla and English and has been sung by the upcoming singer Ms. Shrijita Mitra (of Zee Sa Re Ga Ma Pa kids fame).
Kolkata, 03 August 2016 : Kutchina celebrated Krritika 2016, the flagship annual event of Kutchina Foundation which identifies woman with outstanding contributions and efforts in bringing about a social impact and change in the lives of the underprivileged sections of the society in India. Under the initiative, these women are called KRRITIKAS and they are provided with fellowship cash rewards and all necessary support to motivate and help them continue those activities.
Kolkata, 01st August 2016 : If there are enough reasons to cheer, there has to be some glitter. Renowned jewelers Shyam Sundar Co have just made their indelible mark by completing FIVE glorious and fruitful years in Kolkata. With that landmark moment in their journey, they have roped in Tollywood Diva Rituparna Sengupta to be their brand ambassador who launched their latest collection “CELEBRATION” featuring choicest diamond jewellery.
Kolkata, 01st August 2016 : ICICI Prudential organized an Interactive Session on Mutual Funds in Kolkata. The session highlighted the recent growth of ICICI Prudential in India and particularly in the North East. People have shown their trust and interest in ICICI Prudential. The session was on Financial Planning and Investment opportunities and opportunities available and scope for Investors in current market.
Kolkata, 01st August 2016 : Cutting a cake and bonding over lunch – two things that children and the child in us absolutely love! Actress Mumtaz Sorcar and Priyadarshini Dey of The Palms Restaurant did just that. Ushering in Friendship Day, which falls on Sunday August 7, the two ladies warmed up to the kids of Child in Need Institute (CINI) on Monday August 1 over fun, food and selfies!
Bhowanipur 75 Palli Sarbojanin Durgotsav heralded the autumnal ritual with the Khuti Puja today on Sunday to mark the start of Durga puja proceedings this year at 1/1C, Debendra Ghosh Road located at Bhowanipur, near Netaji Bhavan Metro station. Bhowanipur 75 Palli is one of the eye catcher puja of the city for its innovative concept and celebration style. This Puja is particularly famous for its unique style of pandals and also for the social work which the committee carries out throughout the year. Over the years senior politicians, celebrities from Tollywood, Theatre personalities, eminent litterateurs, industrialists etc. have regularly visited this Puja to make it a grand success.
Red Hat, Inc., the world's leading provider of open source software solutions, concluded the first in the series of ‘Red Hat Open House’ forums in Kolkata. Reflecting on how to harness the power of open source, the forum also talked about how open source can help businesses empower their application development & IT operations teams to collaborate & innovate faster and deliver the insights of business needs quickly & cost-effectively while maintaining control.
More than an integral part of a human being’s life ‘selfies’ have become mandatory nowadays. If we go to any part of the city we will end up seeing people clicking selfies randomly. Our own Prime Minister is a tech savvy person who likes to get clicked specially selfies with host of other world leaders. The case is same with top celebrities around the world.
NIP NGO, an organization that runs computer training centre for the blind came up with this unique innovative initiative of opening a free coaching centre for the visually impaired and other differently able persons for various competitive exams. NIP NGO is also releasing audio books for the visually impaired, study materials in large print for the students with acute vision and also in normal print for the other differently able persons, a venture supported by the Department of Child Development, Women Development and Social Welfare, Govt. of West Bengal.
Prateek and Priyanka Raja who spearhead Experimenter Curators’ Hub talk about the current edition and their future plans Entering its 6 th edition, the Experimenter Curators’ Hub is a crucial platform in developing and sustaining discourse on curatorial practice and exhibition making where curators from around the world engage in discussions and presentations with reference to recent exhibitions curated by them.
West Bengal, 22nd July 2016 : The musical evening with exclusive paintings was not less than a real life expression which echoed and reached the ears in the form of music and filled the eyes with unique sketches of feelings, marking the evening with great splendor and zeal at the Weavers Studio. The tour of expressions in its myriad dimensions was portrayed through Indian ragas by Dr. Avijit Ghosh and presenting the human lives through her exclusive paintings by Ms. Prerona Ghosh. The programme would be a duet recital in between sarod and painting.
West Bengal, 22nd July 2016 : When it comes to flying high in Reputation in Indian Aviation, national carrier Air India ranks first. SpiceJet leads in Domestic Private Airlines followed by Jet Airways with a 34% lower Brand Rep Score. While Indigo Airlines trails Jet with a Brand Rep Score 9% lower. In the International Private Airlines segment Singapore Airlines leads the way followed by Etihad with a Brand Rep Score 19% below the category leader. Emirates Brand Rep Score was 27% lower than Etihad.
West Bengal, 22nd July 2016 : Raymond - the leading manufacturer, marketer and retailer of worsted suiting fabrics over the last nine decades, today announced the launch of ‘GLANZO Collection’ – a classy yet contemporary fabric, exclusively available for its customers in West Bengal. Mr. Sudhanshu Pokhriyal, President – Suiting, Raymond Limited unveiled this elegant fabric in a first of its colossal dealer meet hosted by the company in the presence of over 600 business partners from 13 districts and 91 towns across the state of West Bengal.
West Bengal, 22nd July 2016 : Dark Chocolate will be premeired at the Festival of Globe (FOG) in the Silicon Valley, San Francisco, California on Saturday August 13. Directed by Agnidev Chatterjee and Produced by Pradip Churiwal, the movie is a fictional take based on the gruesome murder of Sheena Bora.
West Bengal, 22nd July 2016 : Sonalika International Tractors Ltd., India's 3rd largest tractor manufacturer, today unveils new technologically advanced DI 750 III Rx with bigger tyre size of 16.9X28. The technology used in the tractor helps produce more power at even lower RPM. This along with greater load carrying capacity due to bigger tyre size helps the farmer to achieve more work output. The company believes that such technological advancement is key to company's success in important markets like West Bengal. Sonalika ITL has sold 819 tractors in Q1 of FY 17 as compared to 564 tractors of same period last year.
Fever FM returned with their annual talent hunt event ‘Meridian Amar Bari Ticket to Tollywood season 3.’ The initial number of contestants was more than 100 out of which 15 were chosen for the prelims. Four were finally chosen for the final rounds. The name of the contestants were Raktim Chowdhury, Sharmistha Saha, Partho Ghosh and Madhuparna Chakroborty, were selected for the Grand Finale. The finale took place at Acropolis Mall on Sunday, 17 th July.
Kolkata, July 16 : We all love watching larger-than-life and grand period dramas on television or on the big screen. The Astor Kolkata, now brings the excitement, extravaganza and grandeur of a period drama to their cuisine through ‘Remembering our Heritage with Food’, a festival celebrating dishes from the century old establishment.
Kolkata, July 16 : Eastern India Regional Council (EIRC) jointly with Eastern India Chartered Accountants Students’ Association (EICASA) under the aegis of Board of Studies, ICAI today organized a Two Day National Convention for CA Students on the theme ‘Aashayein - The Glimpse of a Better Tomorrow’ on 16th & 17th July, 2016 at Centenary Auditorium of College Street Campus of the University of Calcutta.
Kolkata,7st July,2016 : Renowned actress Mumtaz Sorcar launched Route 17, a new trendy cafe on Thursday July 7 that specialises in Chinese Food. Located at 17A, Sarat Banerjee Road, Kolkata 700029 Route 17 combines informal atmosphere and a variety of vegetarian and non vegetarian delicacies.
Kolkata,5 st July,2016 : Indians have always exchanged gifts on several occasions and continue to do so. Hospitality and gifting is part of our culture, heritage and customs. Today’s consumer has evolved where he likes his gifts to be unique, personalized and reflect status. Rising disposable incomes, aspiration levels and exposure to global trends has led to a tremendous increase in the Indian gifting market.
The latest poster of Shivaay featuring Ajay Devgn and Erika Kaar created quite a stir amongst moviegoers when the actor shared the new poster of Shivaay with "Hang on for your life for a midair Romantic Adventure@6928mts #BeShivaay#JourneyOfShivaay."
Akash 46 yrs & Madhu 39 yrs have been married for the last 7 yrs and has a 6 year old son Tobo . Sharmila a friend of Madhu & family is a model and exteremely fond of Tobo .

Rhyea, a student of Madhu who almost worships Lata as her Guru and Mentor, is in love with Rohan , who is a cop, a very honest, dutiful and a daring Police officer.
Kolkata,1 st July,2016 : India’s great heritage and craftsmanship comes alive in Kalyan Jewellers’ new line - ‘Tejasvi’ the polki jewellery collection. Tejasvi sparkles with the brilliance of uncut diamonds that is at the heart of traditional polki creations. Conceived by a team of dedicated designers, a single piece of Tejasvi, takes a craftsman two weeks to create. The beauty of every piece lies in its exclusivity, as these handmade beauties can never be replicated in its exact version. The brilliance of uncut polki diamonds in the Tesjasvi collection is emphasized through the contrasting use of coloured stones like emeralds, rubies and pearls integrated into these unique designs.
The grand finale of PC Chandra Jewellers Goldlites Diva Finale took place at Nicco Park Indoor Recreation Centre on 26th June, 2016. The Diva of Bengali Silver Screen Koel Mallick was the Guest of Honour. The other judges were Mr. Amitava Chandra (Deputy Managing Director, PC Chandra Jewellers), Mr. Udipto Chandra (Director PC Chandra Jewellers) and Mr. Prosenjit Chandra (Director PC Chandra Jewellers). Also present were Sudeshna Roy, eminent film and television director and renowned fashion designer Mandira Wirk.
A two-day National Conference on Computing, Electronics & Electrical Engineering TECH – MEET 2016 organized by Pailan College of Management & Technology (PCMT) on 24th June 2016 at H.H.I. The endeavour graced by Prof.
In a country where one in every four students takes private tuition to supplement the education they receive in formal educational institutes, Tata Sky's latest initiative, an educational service, Tata Sky Classroom in association with Tata ClassEdge, is likely to catch the fancy of the 17 million households this Direct-To-Home (DTH) service provider reaches out to.
The Eden Gardens stadium in Kolkata is reportedly set to host India's very first pink-ball match this month in what promises to be a huge step in the direction of India hosting a day-night Test match. As confirmed by CAB (Cricket Association of Bengal) president Sourav Ganguly, the final of the Super League tournament will be played under lights from 17 June to 20 June. It is a local multi-day tournament in Bengal which concentrates on identifying talented players who can make it to the state's Ranji Trophy side.
Kolkata, 26th June 2016 : The City of Joy played host to veteran Bollywood actor Om Puri as he returned to Kolkata after 24 years on Sunday, June 26, to become a rickshaw wala again, relieving his iconic role in Roland Joffe’s The City of Joy. The actor, along with actress Swastika Mukherjee, CEO and President of Apollo Hospitals Dr Rupali Basu and internationally reknowned photographer Kounteya Sinha hosted 50 rickshaw walas at The Harrington Street Arts Centre in the photographer’s latest show Stone - Being and Becoming.
Kolkata, 26th June 2016 : Photographer Kounteya Sinha’s STONE - BEING AND BECOMING - a 95,000 km journey reached Kolkata with the grand unveiling on Friday, June 24 at The Harrington Street Arts Centre.
Kolkata, 24th June ’16 : Lakshmi Iyer, Chief Investment Officer (Debt) & Head Products, Kotak Mahindra Asset Management Co. Ltd. said, “Long Term Income (LTI) facility is our attempt at answering the need for expectable, long term, cash-flow of investors. This facility will allow investors to redeem a fixed sum of money periodically at 0.75% of the investment amount on monthly basis at the prevailing Net Asset Value (NAV). Thus, investors who are in need of regular cash flow and also, investors who are looking to generate a second source of cash flow apart from their primary source of income, such as salary or business income; can benefit from the Long Term Income (LTI) facility.
KOLKATA, June 24, 2016 : Kutchina, the market leaders of kitchen appliances & modular kitchens, launched its range of small appliances with 31 new products across 9 categories, which includes appliances like cooktops, toasters, sandwich makers, OTG, mixer grinder, juicer, electric kettle, Inductions and Hand Blenders.
KOLKATA, June 22, 2016 : As per the last amendment, Sub Section 1 of Section 135 of the Companies Act, 2013 stipulates that companies having Net worth of INR 500 crore or more; or Turnover of INR 1000 crore or more; or Net Profit of INR 5 crore or more during any financial year shall be required to constitute a Corporate Social Responsibility Committee of the Board with effect from 1st April, 2014. All such companies are required to spend, in every financial year, at least two per cent of the average net profits of the company made during the three immediately preceding financial years, in pursuance of its Corporate Social Responsibility Policy.
KOLKATA, June 22, 2016 : Today as we all disregard the fact that we have not inherited the world from our forefathers but have merely borrowed it from our children. Depleting habitats allover are causing deep wounds on the biodiversity and we seem to be indifferent to it.
Bengali band Adbhutam recently released their debut music album titled “Beginning the epic”. The music album launch was released by eminent film and music personalities namely Ashok Bhadra, Mainak Banerjee, Malobika Banerjee, Srijla Guha, Rohaan Bhattacharjee and the members of the band Adbhutam.There are six tracks in the album, out of which five are instrumental and one is vocal.
Kolkata, June 11th, 2016 : Biotique – a blend of proven Ayurvedic therapies and Swiss bio-technology announced its foray into new product categories – including a partnership with Disney India to bring beloved characters into the Baby & Kids range.
Kolkata, June 8th, 2016 : Fortis Healthcare was adjudged “Hospital of the Year in India” and “Digital Savvy Hospital of the Year” at the 2016 APAC Healthcare and Medical Tourism Awards held recently at Bangkok, Thailand. The awards event was part of the 2016 Asia Pacific Healthcare & Medical Tourism MindXchange Conference whose objective was to address the challenges and future of smart technologies in healthcare and the evolving role of healthcare service providers.
Kolkata, June 8th, 2016 : Prakriti Spriha is real estate agency India Greens latest initiative to create awareness about raging environment issues by exhibiting paintings, photographs and handicrafts which revolve around the theme of World Environment Day. The exhibition which is being held at Gallery Gold from the 3 rd of June also displays a variety of garments made from recycled fabrics of Fulia, designed by Designer Nandan Das.
Kolkata, June 8th, 2016 : Max kickstarts its sixth edition of Max Kids Festival 2016 withtheir hunt for the ultimate talent on June 4th, 2016 at City Centre 2 Mall Rajarhat. Max Little Icon is an event that celebrates children and their talent. It encourages little champs and divas to participate and showcase their talent in singing, dancing and drawing.
Kolkata 1 june 2016 : Media Connect is organizing a Unlimited Kebab Festival at The Palms Restaurant on 25th June, 2016 (Saturday) at Sapphire The Palms Restaurant at 19A, Megnad Saha Sarani (Southern Avenue) is delighted to present the Unlimited Kebab Festival from May 28 to June 15, 2016. Foodies can choose over forty varieties of delectable, popular and refreshing new Kebabs in Kolkata that are special creations by the chef.
Kolkata 1 june 2016 : Media Connect is organizing a Cookery Workshop with SANJEEV KAPOOR, the Ace Master Chef on 25th June, 2016 (Saturday) at Sapphire Banquet (on EM Bypass), Kolkata. Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine today. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel ‘FoodFood’, author of best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards! He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering Indian women through power of cooking to become self sufficient.
Kolkata 1 june 2016 : The Indian School of Communications and Reputation (SCoRe), Gurgaon is an institute dedicated to Public Relations (PR) and reputation management which is offering a unique post-graduate programme in Public Relations,with two specialisations – Political Communications and Corporate Communications.
Kolkata 28th May 2016 : India’s leading value fashion brand is celebrating 10 glorious years in India and redefines the “Live For Today” moments by its unique initiatives for the city of joy. Riding on the success of performing breakthrough social activities for a decade, Max strengthening its ties with the people of West Bengal, focuses on the need of the masses in the world of fashion, lifestyle, quality and society.
Kolkata 28th May 2016 : Marks Honda’s entry into the popular Compact SUV segment in India Bold Sporty Exterior with Highest Ground Clearance of 210 mm Highly Versatile 3 Row Premium Interiors Segment first advanced CVT with Paddle Shifters in petrol variant 3-years Unlimited Km warranty as standard value for all BR-V customers New Delhi, Honda Cars India Ltd. (HCIL), leading manufacturer of premium cars in India, today introduced its new model Honda BR-V.
The Edutainment Show is focused towards the business of education in the Media Communication & Design Space. Being the first-of-its-kind concept in Edutainment, the show has caught attention of both the participating Exhibitors and the aspiring youth.
Kolkata, May 22 :  The spacious rooftop cafe THE SHACK LOUNGE at 24, Tarak Dutta Lane, near Quest Mall, Ballygunge, which has been serving Italian, Mexican and Lebanese cuisine is adding two new feathers on its culinary cap by incorporating an American section to its menu as well as serving separate Mexican and Lebanese Platters. The place which boasts of an excellent ambience, complete with a PS4 station and a number of board games dotting across the cafe hopes to bring more options and flavours to their guests with the new additions.
Kolkata, May 17 :  Rooh Music is proud to launch the Online Music Album and first look launch of the movie “Vanga Deslai; directed by Pablo. Music Director Soumyadip Haldar, Singer Durnibar Saha (saregamapa finalist), Ahana Roy Chowdhury. Casting Mou, Jagannath Ganguly, Amit Das, Riya Fariya Islam and others.
Kolkata, May 17 :  The Astor Kolkata is all geared up to celebrate summer with their special THE SUMMER TRUMMER: The Complete Summer Festival at 15, Shakespeare Sarani, allowing foodies to indulge in delicacies specially crafted for the season by the chef. The Festival will run from May 21 to June 12 for Lunch and Dinner.
Kolkata, May 13 :  Indian Terrain, one of India’s leading men’s apparel brands in the country, launched its exclusive brand store in Kolkata. The event saw an evening of glitter and glam as Bollywood actor Director, Indian Terrain inaugurated the store at Woodburn Central, 5A, Unit No- G03, Bibhabati Basu Sarani, Opp Calcutta South Club, Wood Burn Park, Kolkata amidst socialites and paparazzi of the city. The inauguration was followed by an evening of music, wine and aperitif for the guests.
Kolkata, May 13 : Starting off with a live-chat show in the city, THE PALMS RESTAURANT proudly presented CONVERSATIONS, a once-in-a-month dialogue session between the exuberant Sujoy Prosad Chatterjee and celebrity guests from various walks of life. The first edition saw Sujoy Prosad Chatterjee in conversation with nationally renowned actress Paoli Dam at The Palms Restaurant on Wednesday May 11.
Kolkata,8th May,2016 : With an aim to engage students through an active way of learning, engaging, ideating and participating, AHAVA Communications along with South City International School have organised the Inter-School Shakespeare Festival to be held on May 9, 10 and 11 (10 am – 4 pm) at the South City International School auditorium at 375, Prince Anwar Shah Road, Kolkata.
Kolkata,8th May,2016 : Mr. Ashish Mittal is pleased to announce the inauguration & Grand Launch of Golden Tulip, Kolkata, a Mid-scale 4 Star Business hotel as it opens its door at Sector-1, Salt Lake City in the City of Joy, Kolkata. It is a business hotel with 55 rooms, well suited for travelers to Kolkata.
Kolkata,8th May,2016 :A Month long consumer activity was conceptuluzed by Joy Skin Face Wash for the consumer of Kolkata and Siliguri.the program convered 200 collage student in each other.The activity name 'Asli chehra Selfie Contest'was initited by the leading herbal skin care and cosmetic brands Joy Cosmetic keeping the collage student in mind .Ms Poulomi Roy 'head of marketing 'joy cosmetic was presents along with the effervescent June Maliah to adress the media.
Kolkata , April 26,2016 : The FLO ,an exclusive women's wing of prestigious national organization Ficci,today annouched industriaist and entrepreneur ms anupama sureka as the chairperson of Flo,kolkata chapter for the year 2016-17 at a charge of guard event held on Taj Bengal ,the event also withnessed a motvitaional talk on Change the Ceo of your life by eminant philoshopher sreedharan present at the event were dignataries and eminent personalities like FICCI Presented Harsavardhan neoatla .
Kolkata , April 23,2016 : Manyavar, India’s foremost ethnic wear brand for men recently launched Mohey, a new store that celebrates women’s ethnic wear, in Kolkata at 13, Lindsay Street, near Simpark with the event MOHEY WEDS MANYAVAR. Manyavar, which is known for its lavish Wedding Wear besides its signature Ethnic Wear, Party Wear and Accessories for men, has now forayed into the women’s couture with equal pomp and splendour.
Kolkata , April 22,2016 : The City of Joy was introduced to a fascinating world of wood and brass as lifestyle destination, BASIL : THE FURNITURE STORE was launched at 33A LAKE AVENUE, KOLKATA 26 through an interactive walk through in its House of stories by the elegant muse Nina Saxer and owner PrakashMehrotra.
Kolkata , April 21,2016 : The fun dining Bollywood themed restaurant GABBAR’S BAR AND KITCHEN at 11, Ho Chi Minh Sarani, Kankaria Estate, Park Street area, Kolkata, that was already known for some wonderful delicacies has attached a new feather to its cap by introducing all new characters to its already elaborate Bollywood masala repertoire.
Kolkata , April 22,2016 : Kalyan Jewellers, India’s trusted and leading jewellery brand announced that it is making a foray into West Bengal, and will open three standalone showrooms in Kolkata in May. The company will launch all three showrooms on the same day with the objective of establishing a strong presence in Kolkata.  The showrooms will open in Salt Lake, Gariahat and Camac Street. The Salt Lake showroom will be spread across 8,000 sq. feet whereas the Gariahat showroom will have 7,000 sq. feet of retail space.
10 April , 2016 : Media Connect organized the 2-Day Cookery Workshop by MRS. SHOBHA INDANI (renowned Chef from Pune). Shobha Indani is one of India's renowned Chef & has also been the winner of Golden Book of World Records for achieving the World Record of Largest Cooking Lesson. Many of her students have been her pride on Indian Cooking TV show "MASTER CHEF INDIA". She has trained more than 50,000 students since past 34 years by teaching her unique style in varied cuisines. So, the City of Joy, Kolkata was lucky enough to get a chance to give their cooking dreams a flight!
10 April , 2016 : Allowing art lovers a glimpse into the mind of one of the most intriguing Indonesian artists of contemporary times, Nina Saxer curated ORGANIC MINDS encompassing a series of artworks by the famed Mantra Ardhana. The exhibition was inaugurated on April 15 by fashion designer duo Dev r Nil at Range Gallery, 54, Lower Range, Beckbagan, Kolkata 19 and will continue till April 17.
10 April , 2016 : India’s leading value fashion brand, MAX redefines the fashion scene in Kolkata by launching its fifth store in Kolkata, Kings Court, Bansdroni. New season’s summer collection was unveiled by popular Tollywood Actors, Bonny Sengupta and Koushani Mukherjee. Children from ‘The Hope Kolkata Foundation’ were also a part of the inaugural ceremony.
09 April , 2016 : The Fern Hotels & Resorts - India's leading environmentally sensitive hotel chain recently inaugurated and opened its door with The Fern Residency, Kolkata, a Mid-scale business hotel in the state of West Bengal. The Fern Residency, Kolkata did a preview of its upcoming special Menu for the auspicious occasion of Poila Baisakh to add a charm to the celebration of Bengali New Year with its first ‘Bengali Food Festival’ this time in the City of Joy, Kolkata. The event was graced by the presence of Ms. Suchandra Vaaniya, Tollywood Actress.
08 April , 2016 : Right at the onset of the Bengali new year THE PALMS geared up to celebrate Kolkata’s love for good food by introducing their NEW ORIENTAL MENU at the 1st Floor, 19A, Meghnad Saha Sarani, Southern Avenue on April 8. The menu attempts to bring the flavours of the Far East right at the doorstep of the City of Joy. The Oriental Menu was launched in the presence of celebrated actress Koneenica Bandopadhyay.
08 April , 2016 : Inspired by finest legendary asian delicious,The NOODLE Hub ,a stunning quick fun dinning restrurant opend its door recently at nakta ,along with outstanding authentic dishes,The Noodle HUB offers an opulent oriental feel with beautiful and relaxing ambiance.Fashion Designer, Agnimitra Paul and Artist, Wasim Kapoor Present at the launch .
Kolkata, April 06 : After completing a successful tour to Pune, Hyderabad, Raipur and Delhi, the VIVO IPL trophy received a remarkable response in the City of Kolkata. Showcased at South City Mall, Kolkata on 1st April, 2016, the fans got the first hand opportunity to witness the astounding trophy.
Kolkata, April 06 : After completing a successful tour to Pune, Hyderabad, Raipur and Delhi, the VIVO IPL trophy received a remarkable response in the City of Kolkata. Showcased at South City Mall, Kolkata on 1st April, 2016, the fans got the first hand opportunity to witness the astounding trophy.
Kolkata, April 06 : On the auspicious occasion of the Bengali New Year, THE ASTOR HOTEL is all geared up to herald POILA BOSIAKH with THE BONG BAISHAKH BRUNCH on 14TH APRIL, at 15, Shakespeare Sarani, Kolkata, West Bengal 700071 at their multi-cuisine restaurant Kebab-e-Que.
Kolkata, Mar 25 : SUPREETA SINGH PR CONSULTANCY and ENIGMA ENTERTAINMENT brought the house down in Kolkata with THE BIG RANG THEORY, the biggest HOLI BASH in town at CALCUTTA BOATING HOTEL RESORTS, 11a/13, East Topsia Road, adjacent to ITC Sonar Bangla and Science City on March 24.
18th March, 2016 : With March, India witnesses the onset of spring which brings with it the festival of colors. It is the time for everything red, orange, blue, pink, purple and green. Even your eyewear!

Lawrence and Mayo brings to you their Holi collection to look your quirky self with a wide range of vibrant sunglasses and frames to choose from. The collection mixes bright, neon-like colours with pastel tones. The frame shapes and styles are unique, trendy and cool.
18th March, 2016 : The City of Joy witnessed one of the biggest extravaganzas this year with the ILPA FASHION SHOW 2016, at Hyatt Regency on March 18.

The long-awaited event, saw its banquet decorated exclusively for the special event with exuberant screens and wonderful acoustics.
Kolkata, March 16 : This month, healthier skin is equal to a healthier world! Fashion designer Pranay Baidya and actress

Raima Sen hosted Kiehls Gives, a philanthropic initiative by the renowned New Your based brand at Quest Mall on Wednesday March 16. Philanthropy has always been part of the DNA at Kiehl’s Since 1851.
Kolkata, March 14 : INDIAN LEATHER PRODUCT ASSOCIATION hosted a press conference for the launch of leather products from their up-current summer line collection. The conference was held at GALAXY, THE PARK ON THE 14TH OF MARCH, 2016 FROM . The conference was mainly a curtain raiser for the ILPA FASHION SHOW which is scheduled to be held on MARCH 18, 2016.
Arindam shil’s critically acclaimed film 'Har Har Byomkesh' had it's DVD launch recently in the presence of director Arindam shil,and full star cast Abir chaterjee,Ritwik chakraborty,Sohini Sarkar,Nusrat jahan,Music Directior Bickram GHOSH and OTHERS.
“Ki kori” is an upcoming music video album directed bySubrato Subrato Das and is produced by Tollywood Talkies. Music is scored by Prem and playback singing by Ricky. Prakash and Arpita will be seen as the main cast on the video. This romantic music album comes under Orange music.
Kolkata, March 4 : ASHOK HARALALKA and five other contemporary artists from Kolkata are presenting an art exhibition, CART THAT ART – PRICELESS ART @ ARTFUL PRICES, at ICCR, 9A, HO CHI MINH SARANI which is an eclectic mix of around 75 attractive paintings that represent everything from spirituality to various facades of Kolkata and a plethora of moods and melodies on canvas.
Kolkata, Feb 26 : India Green Reality Pvt Ltd is committed to bringing arts to the common man. It is in keeping with this philosophy that India Green Reality Pvt Ltd launches its art & craft exhibition STROKES today at Gallery Gold. The six day exhibition is being inaugurated by the children from Khushi, another initiative from the company to reach out the power of knowledge and education to the underprivileged.
Kolkata, 28th February 2016 : Bollywood Actress Isha Koppikar was present in Kolkata to promote Ballys Casino Sri Lanka. After the media interaction along with Mr. Shaik Fazil, Marketing Director,Bally's Casino Sri Lanka, Isha Koppikar performed on her Bollywood songs.
Mondal Films and Entertainment presents "BAGHINI", a journey of an ordinary girl to become extraordinary. The film is directed by Nehal Dutta. It was the poster launch at The Park Hotel Kolkata on 27th February 2016 with the crew and cast. Many thought that the story resembles the life of our Honorable Chief Minister Miss Mamata Banerjee, however the entire team of the production had only one thing to say i.e. to see this story as the everyday struggles of a common girl and how she tackles every situation to justify the truth.
23 March, 2016 : On the occasion of World Water Day, Kutchina unveiled a revolutionary range of water purifiers “Kutchina RO” with antioxidant technology. Renowned actress, Arunima Ghosh was present for the launch along with Dr. Gautam Khastagir, renowned Gynecologist and fertility expert to talk about how this innovation will be the answer to our health problems.
"LOVE, SEX & FASHION (LSF)" has been launched officially on 24.02.2016 at STORY, Elgin Road (6pm). The chief guest of the event was Parno Mittra. LSF, founded and owned by actor and writer Rini Ghosh is a one of kind Fashion Blog and website and it is one of the first Fashion Blogging Sites in Calcutta that exclusively deals with the world of Fashion and it's multi-faceted aspects.
Kolkata : The grand finale for the Eastern zone of the Miss India Beauty 2016 was held on 21st of February, 2016 at 21st Century Studio in Kolkata. There were a total of 20 finalists competing for the title. A total of four rounds were conducted, namely Swimwear, Ethnic, Western and Gown rounds following which there was also a questionnaire session based on which the top three finalists were chosen.
“Its Basanto”, a B.S Enterprise Production and presented by G-Films recently launched its music and poster on the 18th of February 2016 at Acropoliis Mall. The music and poster of the movie was launched in the presence of Rupam Islam, Rupankar Bagchi, Mainak Banerjee, Director Aditya Roy Banerjee, Music Director Adrita Jhinuk, Dikbijoy and Ritobrata Jana (singers).
The victory march of Bengali films continue with not one, not two but four Bengali films being selected at the International Film Festival of South Asia | TORONTO | 2016. Belaseshe – In the Autumn of My Life directed by Nandita Roy and Shiboprosad Mukherjee, starring veteran actors Soumitra Chatterjee and Swatilekha Sengupta, has been selected for the film festival.
Kolkata : The grand finale for the Eastern zone of the Miss India Beauty 2016 was held on 21st of February, 2016 at 21st Century Studio in Kolkata. There were a total of 20 finalists competing for the title. A total of four rounds were conducted, namely Swimwear, Ethnic, Western and Gown rounds following which there was also a questionnaire session based on which the top three finalists were chosen.
The evening was abuzz at The Astor, Kolkata when author of the much acclaimed Sita’s Curse, the best selling feminist author Sreemoyee Piu Kundu launched her new book You’ve Got the Wrong Girl (Hachette India), amidst a host of eminent personalities from the City of Joy. The evening saw National Award Winning Director Srijit Mukherji and actor Joy Sengupta share the stage with Sreemoyee as she launched her third novel You’ve Got the Wrong Girl (Hachette).
KOLKATA, February 21 : Nothing says spring better than a friendly neighbourhood get-together on a Sunday afternoon…and it is only SUPREETA SINGH and ENIGMA who know how to do it in the best possible manner! Supreeta Singh and Enigma proudly hosted THE FLEA MARKET BRUNCH at The Astor Hotel, 15, Shakespeare Sarani, on 21st February from 12pm to 8pm.
The evening was abuzz at The Astor, Kolkata when author of the much acclaimed Sita’s Curse, the best selling feminist author Sreemoyee Piu Kundu launched her new book You’ve Got the Wrong Girl (Hachette India), amidst a host of eminent personalities from the City of Joy. The evening saw National Award Winning Director Srijit Mukherji and actor Joy Sengupta share the stage with Sreemoyee as she launched her third novel You’ve Got the Wrong Girl (Hachette).
Vinayak pictures production launched the music of their forthcoming movie Conditions Apply in presence of cast n crew of the movie at Sonnet Hotel Kolkata onRMP_5104 3rd February 2016. The movie starring Mumtaz Sorcar, Usashi Chakraborty, Suchandra Vaniya, Shilajiit, Debdyut Ghosh, Anindya Pulok Banerjee, Chandan Sen and Rajesh Sharma, Written and Directed by Amitava Bhattacharya has music by Chirantan banerjee and Produced by Vinod Lahoti.
Starmark, in association with Harper Collins Publishers, India hosted the launch of reputed film critic Shoma A. Chatterji’s Suchitra Sen: The Legend and the Enigma on 20th january 2016. The Chief Guest on this occasion was the eminent film personality and MP, Smt. Moon Moon Sen. Also present at the launch were the reputed actor Raima Sen and the author herself.
The ‘Singh Is Bliing‘ actor Akshay Kumar and Nimrat Kaur were recently spotted at an event where they were promoting their upcoming thriller ‘Airlift‘.were promoting their movie in the City of Joy KOLKATA. Airlift which is directed by Raja Krishna Menon also stars Purab Kohli and Feryna Wazheir in supporting roles. The film is scheduled to release on 22nd January 2016 and will clash with ‘Kya Kool Hain Hum 3‘.
Macneill Media presents “CHORABALI” music launch on 11th January at Cambridge Banquet in presence of Tanusree Chakraborty, Locket Chatterjee , Tathagata Bandopadhay , Shataf Figar, Malabika Banerjee, Sayani Dutta, Mou Baidya, Ujjayini with Director Shubhrajit Mitra.
Even as the nation keeps talking about the sensational Sheena Bora murder case, Macneill Engineering Pvt Ltd has undertaken a fictional adaptation “Dark Chocolate” directed by Agnidev Chatterjee..
3rd edition of Fface (Fame Fashion and Creative Excellence) Calendar was launched at Main Banquet The Park on 9th January 2016. The theme for this year was based on 100 years of Bangla Cinema. The concept initiated two years back to provide a platform to aspiring talents in the glamour industry.
The whole team of CHORABALI Tanushree Chakraborty, Locket Chatterjee, Sayoni Dutta, Malabika Banerjee, Shataf Figar and Subhrajit Mitra launched “Gallery Green” aimed for the common people to get collectable at an affordable prize.