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Lillete Dubey’s comes to Kolkata with ‘Boiled Beans on Toast’

Mumbai/Kolkata, Aug 9 : Actor-director Lillete Dubey and her team are in Kolkata to stage their new play ”Boiled Beans on Toast” over the weekend. Directed by Dubey, the play in English is by acclaimed playwright Girish Karnad. “We have received a great response to the opening shows. The play is a delightful combination of humour, insight , poetry and ...

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CMRI Hospital observes World Hepatitis Day

Observing World  Hepatitis Day  the Calcutta Medical Research Institute organised a free camp to investigate conditions related to Hepato-Pancreato-BiliaryHbSAg, Anti HCV, and SGPT. The program was attended by Dr. Anirban Chatterjee, Sr.Consultant Gastro, Dr.S. Pattanaik, Sr.Consultant Gastro,Dr. Somnath Mukherjee, Sr.Consultant Gastro, Dr.PP Bose, Sr.Consultant Gastro, Bengali film actress Pallavi Chatterjee and  music director and singer Samidh Mukerjee Images by Somnath ...

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Goa Deputy CM apologizes for calling India a ‘Hindu country’

Panaji, July 28 : Goa’s Deputy Chief Minister Francis D’Souza on Monday apologized for calling India a ‘Hindu nation’. “When I say Hindu, it means culture and not religion. I have said that Hinduism is my culture not religion then where did the question of religion come from? Hindu culture is 5000 years old and my religion is 2000 years old. ...

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CERN all set for the second edition of TEDxCERN

Geneva, July 28 : Following the success of the first TEDxCERN event last year, CERN will be hosting a second TEDx conference on Sept 24 on the theme ‘Forward: Charting the future with science’. Some 15 speakers will present their innovative and ambitious projects, which apply science to respond to problems facing the world today and prepare for those of ...

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Promoting Film Tourism


New Delhi, July 15 : The Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Culture & Tourism Shri Shripad Yesso Naik has said that the Ministry of Tourism has recognized films as a powerful tool for promotion of tourism destinations & locations and taken following steps to promote Film Tourism as an important Niche Tourism product: i. The Ministry of Tourism has ...

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GlacialPower Announces 2-in-1 LED Driver with Adjustable Current


New Delhi, India, July 15 : GlacialPower, a division of technology manufacturer GlacialTech, announces a new dual-mode LED driver powering LED lighting from 7W to 20W. Featuring either constant current or constant voltage operation, the LED driver mode and power output can be easily adjusted to fit a variety of lighting and signage applications. Power input and output lines are ...

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Highland Culture takes centre stage during Scotland’s Highland Homecoming


Edinburgh, July 13 : The Scottish Highlands are set for two months of cultural excitement and celebration with the launch of Highland Homecoming. The jam-packed programme, running from September 1 to October 31, is an integral part of Homecoming Scotland 2014 and will include a series of unique events which will showcase the best of Scotland’s contemporary art, literature, sport and ...

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Welfare of Girl Child on Upmost Priority of the Government: FM

New Delhi, July 10: The Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley in his maiden Budget Speech has said that the Government attaches utmost importance to the welfare of Girl Child. He also announced to introduce a special small savings instrument to cater to the requirements of educating and marriage of the Girl Child. A National Savings Certificate with insurance cover will ...

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Energy Sector given due Importance in Budget 2014-15


New Delhi, July 10: The Union Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley, while presenting the General Budget 2014-15 in Parliament today, has announced several initiatives for strengthening energy sector. Power The Finance Minister has proposed to allocate an initial sum of Rs. 100 crore for preparatory work for a new scheme “Ultra-Modern Super Critical Coal Based Thermal Power Technology” to promote ...

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Budget: 5 new IITs, 5 new IIMS will be set up in states

New Delhi, July 10 : Presenting the Union Budget, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday announced to set-up five more IITs in the country. They will be set up in Jammu & Kashmir, Chattisgrah, Goa, Andhra Pradesh and Kerala. Similarly, five new IIMs will be set-up in Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Bihar, Odisha and Maharashtra. For this, a sum of ...

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