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Free toolkit to be distributed to minority, SC/ST and BPL artisans: Union Textiles Minister


New Delhi, Nov 19: Union Textiles Minister Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani today distributed PAHCHAN identity cards to artisans of five clusters of Gujarat, namely Jamnagar, Naroda, Surendranagar, Amreli and Kalol. She also announced that 20 artisans of each of these five clusters will be imparted training under Guru Shishya Parampara, where nationally acclaimed designers will train the artisans. The Minister ...

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24×7 toll free Tourist Infoline in 12 International Languages


New Delhi, Feb 8: Dr. Mahesh Sharma, the Minister of State (I/C) for Tourism & Culture and Minister of State for Civil Aviation launched the “24×7 Toll Free Tourist Infoline in 12 International Languages including Hindi and English” available on the existing Toll Free Number 1800111363 or on a short code 1363 at a function here today. This project is ...

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All India Regional Editors Conference starts tomorrow in Jaipur


Jaipur, Jan 31: Stage has been set for All India Regional Editors Conference in Jaipur with the arrival of regional editors from across the country to deliberate on social sector issues. Over 100 media persons are expected to arrive. Media work stations are being set up to facilitate visiting media delegates and other arrangements for holding the conference nearing completion. ...

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Tips for the Perfect Road Trip


Road trips can be some of the most fun, cost-effective, and flexible types of vacations out there. All you need is a car full of gas and a few friends, a big contrast to trips that require plane tickets, visas, and detailed itineraries. The next time you’re planning to hit the road for a few days, follow these six easy ...

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Pt. Tarun Bhattacharya inks bond with school to provide music lessons to kids

Pt. Tarun Bhattacharya

Kolkata, Dec 24 : Santoor maestro Tarun Bhattacharya believes that every kid should take up music and to make it a reality the Grammy Award nominee and his wife Guru Sanchita Bhattacharya, a renowned Odissi dancer, teamed up with Little Steps, a kids school in Kolkata’s Lake Terrace area to provide music and dance lessons to children. Speaking to reporters ...

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Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2016 announces the exciting new designer pool for the season

(L-R)Ashu Jindal,Rohit Bal, Purnima Lamba, Manish Mahotra, Aishwarya Subramanian, Narendra Kumar, Namrata Zakaria, Mehernaaz Dhody and Saket Dhankar

Mumbai, Dec 21 : The country’s leading fashion and trade platform, Lakmé Fashion Week is all set to give young and upcoming designers yet another opportunity to showcase their talent. Lakmé Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2016 brings in a new bunch of enthusiastic designers under their Gen Next Programme. This platform is best known to have produced talents like Swapnil Shinde, ...

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Kolkata International Children’s Film Festival to begin from Dec 22

International Children Film Festival

Kolkata, Dec 19 : The fifth edition of Kolkata International Children’s Film Festival (KICFF) will be inaugurated on Dec 22 at Nandan auditorium in the city. The eight day long festival will screen around 180 films from 18 countries. To imbue the young film lovers with the spirit of movie making, the organizers of KICFF will host an exhibition, which ...

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150th anniversary of Jorasanko Theatre celebrated in Kolkata


Kolkata, Dec 15 : The West Bengal State Akademi of Dance Drama Music and Visual Arts, Rabindra Bharati University, in association with Academy Theatre, presented ‘Jorasanko Manchagatha’ at the Jorasanko Thakur Dalan, Jorasanko Thakurbari, here on Saturday. ‘Jorasanko Manchagatha’ was inaugurated by Sabyasachi Basu Ray Chaudhury, Chairman, West Bengal State Akademi of Dance Drama Music and Visual Arts, and also ...

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Shankudeb Panda removed from TMC’s State GS post

Shankudeb Panda

Kolkata, Dec 15 : The Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Monday removed Shankudeb Panda from its State General Secretary’s post. According to sources, the disciplinary committee of TMC has decided to remove Shankudeb from the party’s State General Secretary post. The committee has also directed Panda to leave Trinamool Bhawan (TMC headquarters where Shankudeb stays) and not to attend any event ...

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Amway India participates in the Kreta Suraksha Mela 2015


Kolkata, Dec 12 : Amway India, a direct selling FMCG Company has participated in the ‘Kreta Suraksha Mela, 2015’ organized by Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Govt of West Bengal. An Amway stall was inaugurated by Sadhan Pandey, Minister-In-Charge, Consumer Affairs Department, Government of West Bengal. Amway India has been participating in the Fair for last few years. The objective is ...

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