13 Jun 2014
Kolkata: Kolkata has recorded the highest cigarette consumption in India, with a person smoking 9-10 cigarettes per day on an average, a survey report released on Thursday said.
04 Jun 2014
Kolkata: In a cross between the kebabs of Lahore and Lucknow, the tanginess of the North-West and the mildly spicy Awadhi came on the same platter in the unique 'Nawab ki pasand' fusion food festival here.
26 Aug 2014
New Delhi: Veteran fashion designer Ritu Kumar, who works with local weavers and artisans across the country regularly, says that by using handloom fabrics unconventionally, people in the design fraternity can give a new lease of life to the craftsmen.
10 Apr 2015
Kolkata: Kolkata is hosting for the first time the global art biennial in which over 200 art works from four continents are on display. Named the "Calcutta Art Biennial", the 13-day art show, which began on April 7, is being attended by 50 artists from UK, Netherlands, Turkey, Switzerland, Spain, Germany, Senegal, Uganda, Qatar and the US.
13 Sep 2013
New Delhi: Prominent authors like William Dalrymple, Ramachandra Guha and David Davidar will feature at the second edition of the Bangalore Literature Festival (BLF) which will begin on September 27.
04 Feb 2014
Kolkata: Easy to read glossy books on the basics of climate change, global warming, disaster management and environment-friendly measures are wooing children and their parents to the 38th International Kolkata Book Fair here.
03 Sep 2013
Kolkata: A new exhibition, starting in Kolkata on Tuesday, will showcase products designed by 3,500 craftswomen living in more than 100 remote villages of Kutch.
05 May 2015
Kolkata: Around 35 percent of school going children in India suffer from poor lung health with pollution being one of the major factors in determining lung health in children, a survey revealed on Monday.
06 Aug 2013
New Delhi: As many as 60 vintage cars and bikes on Sunday took part in a rare car rally organized by Karnataka Vintage and Classic Car Club in Bangalore.
23 Dec 2013
Kolkata: Five years after she performed with her father Pandit Ravi Shankar at the prestigious Dover Lane Music Conference, sitarist Anoushka Shankar will be back in the city with her maiden solo act at the 62nd edition of the event.