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Inauguration of Shilpir Pashe Foundation

লাকি আখন্দ ও আলাউদ্দিন আলিকে চেক প্রদান 
শিল্পীর পাশে ফাউন্ডেশনের শুভ সূচনা হলো

শিল্পীরা সমাজের শক্তি আর সুন্দরের প্রতিচ্ছবি। সামাজিক মানুষের উদ্যম আর আবেগ ধরাা আছে তাদের বুকে। কিন্তু শিল্পীর জীবনেও কখনও কখনও নেমে আসে দুর্দিন। তেমনি সময়ে প্রয়োজনীয় শক্তি আর সমর্থন নিয়ে শিল্পীর পাশে দাঁড়িয়ে যাওয়ার প্রেরণা থেকেই গড়ে উঠেছে শিল্পীর পাশে ফাউন্ডেশন। 

রাজধানীল হোটেল ওয়েস্টিনের বলরুমে আজ দুপুর ১২-৩০টায় সংস্কৃতিভুবনের সকল শাখার শিল্পীদের অংশগ্রহণে মিলনমেলা আয়োজনের মধ্য দিয়ে আনুষ্ঠানিক যাত্রা শুরু করে এই ফাউন্ডেশন। উদ্বোধনী আয়োজনে বাংলা সঙ্গীতভুবনের নীল মণিহার আকি আখন্দ এবং বাংলা গানে সুরের বরপুত্র সুরকার আলাউদ্দিন আলিকে ফাউন্ডেশনের পক্ষ থেকে সহায়তা চেক প্রদান করা হয়।    

Konnya Slok Recitation of the very famous poem (written by Mallika Sengupta)

Dipashri Bardhan Biswas. is a reciter of Bengali poems. She has done stage shows in Delhi and Bangalore. 

Her she is sharing  'Konnya Slok' -  Recitation of the very famous poem (written by Mallika Sengupta) which is also known as 'Amar Durga' or 'Maa Tujhe Salaam'. Performed this, on Maha Navami, this Durga Puja. The power of Devi Durga & her hidden presence in every woman around us forms the crux of this poem.

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Floatel launches its Puja Menu themed on Pre-Independence Babu Culture of Kolkata

With Durga Puja arriving in Kolkata, the restaurants and eateries in the city are dedicating a menu for the Puja days. Keeping in trend, Floatel, the only floating hotel in the state, launched its Puja Menu. The menu consists of traditional Bengali dishes from the era of ‘Babu Culture’ of Kolkata which was dominant during the British rule and is considered as a vital era of Bengal’s rich history.

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Saikat Boral, Javed Khan, Subha Pal and chef Israfil Khan


Cardiff Museum to exhibit Durga statues made by students

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The Durga Puja countdown has begun! The colourful and rich festival which honours the Hindu warrior goddess is a global event. Rajan Zed shares an interesting article on the making of the Durga idols in Cardiff



SHARMAN JOSHI as the Brand Ambassador of global movement Round Table India.

Sharman Joshi and Harmeet Singh Sethi (Area Chairman - Area 4) at the Press Conference for announcement of Brand Ambassador of global movement Round Table India
Sharman Joshi and Harmeet Singh Sethi (Area Chairman - Area 4) at the Press Conference for announcement of Brand Ambassador of global movement Round Table India

Speaking about the event, Sharman Joshi, Bollywood Actor said, “In past 1 year I have met and performed for many RTI members all around India. The time, energy and work they do is unmatched. I feel so proud of these youthful members making schools and having the dream of Freedom Through Education. It is nice to be a brand ambassador of such a movement which is zero overhead and works on ground reality. I hope to promote such spirit and passion in all the Indians I meet.”


Heena Panchal, Mahima Chaudhry, Swastika Mukherjee, Shaheb Bhattacherjee, Ridhima Ghosh Attend Opening of Hotel in Kolkata

Heena Panchal, Shaheb Bhattacherjee, Mahima Chaudhry & Ridhima Ghosh during the inauguration of Golden Tulip Hotel, Kolkata
Heena Panchal, Shaheb Bhattacherjee, Mahima Chaudhry & Ridhima Ghosh during the inauguration of Golden Tulip Hotel, Kolkata

A new hotel was inaugurated today in Salt Lak, Kolkata by many eminent personalities and stars like Mahima Chaudhry, Bollywood Actress; Swastika Mukherjee, Tollywood Actress; Shaheb Bhattacherjee, Tollywood Actor; Ridhima Ghosh, Tollywood Actress and many others.


Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan to visit Kolkata for showroom launch

Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan

Amitabh Bachchan along with his better half Jaya Bachchan was recently seen in pure Bengali avatar in the Television ad of a jewelry retailer where they themselves has announced that they will land in Kolkata soon to inaugurate showrooms of the company.


Mimi Chakraborty and Parambrata Chattopadhyay Unveil Ethnic Garment Store in Kolkata

Bengali Actress MIMI CHAKRABORTY
Mimi Chakraborty

Tollywood actors Parambrata Chatterjee and Mimi Chakrabarty recently came together to launch Mohey, the latest store by Manyavar.  This marks the beginning of the brand Manyavar known for the ethnic wears for men, into women wear.


Kolkata Restaurant Launches Bengali New Year Special Menu

Bengali New Year Food - special menu

Bengalis are known to be the greatest foodies in the world. Though they are known for going around the planet and trying global cuisine, courtesy of  the travel bug the community is victim to but they can’t do without their traditional dishes when it comes to the Bengali New Year. Keeping this in mind a popular eatery in Kolkata recently launched a Bengali New Year special menu.


KIFF: Amitabh Bachchan Appreciates Bengalis, Opens Kolkata International Film Festival with Jaya Bachchan and Vidya Balan

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English: Amitabh Bachchan photographed by Studio Harcourt Paris Français : Amitabh Bachchan photographié par Studio Harcourt Paris Harcourt Paris (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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