29 Sep 2014
Mumbai: Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar, who turned 85 Sunday, skipped her birthday celebrations as she was not well.
27 Sep 2014
Kolkata: In a bid to make women travelers feel at ease, tourists landing at the Kolkata airport during the Durga Puja festival are being welcomed with the message of 'Respect Women'.
27 Sep 2014
Kolkata: There has been a massive cancellation of packaged tours for Kashmir, which are usually in great demand in West Bengal in the festive season, in the wake of the devastating floods in the Valley.
15 Sep 2014
Kolkata: Sex workers in West Bengal's Sonagachi area, said to be the largest red light area in Asia, are a disappointed lot on being denied permission to scale up their Durga Puja festivities this year, a spokesperson of Durbar Mahila Samanwaya Samiti (DMSS) said on Monday.
26 Sep 2014
Mumbai: Actress Vidya Balan, who considers Kolkata as her second home, said she makes it to the city every Durga Puja.
25 Sep 2014
Kolkata: Breaking away from the trend of Bollywood numbers and rock hits playing during the festive season, enthusiasts here are trying to preserve age-old devotional songs reminiscent of occasions like Durga Puja by digitising century-old recordings, a process spanning next three to four months.
24 Sep 2014
Kolkata: Art and technology have mingled in this year's Durga Puja festival to present a unique 3D digital image of Goddess Durga at a pandal in the city. The 'unique' image measuring 6x14 ft will be hosted in the Jodhpur Park puja pandal which is known for its innovation.
19 Sep 2014
Thane: Noted nuclear scientist Anil Kakodkar on Thursday said the 900th birth anniversary of renowned mathematician and astronomer Bhaskaracharya should have been celebrated on a grand scale at the national level.
18 Sep 2014
New Delhi: Gastronomic love stories are a rarity in Bollywood and ‘Daawat-e Ishq’ is one of those rare films on the subject. Starring Parineeti Chopra and Aditya Roy Kapoor ‘Daawat-e Ishq’ serve a tempting recipe of love, crush, and romance. Donning the director’s hat Habib Faisal has seasoned the film with ingredients of love and has served to its audience a romantic saga revolving around food.
20 Sep 2014
Guwahati: Days after al-Qaeda issued a video threatening to carry out its campaign in India, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Saturday said the terror group is trying to set up base in the state and had "tacit understanding" with ULFA.