26 Jun 2013
A weeklong photo exhibition showcasing the rich Indian cultural heritage of the ancient Cham dynasty, a Hindu kingdom, in Vietnam has been attracting people in a large number.
08 Dec 2013
Kolkata: If Spanish food is your stress-buster, if carefree banter with strangers from distant lands is what you seek for a nirvana post a hectic workday or if you just happen to be in the cultural capital on a shoe-string budget, then find your way to the unassuming Raj's Spanish Cafe.
05 Sep 2013
Kolkata: Offering fashionistas a taste of indigenous textiles, an exhibition beginning on September 6 in Kolkata will showcase hand-woven furnishings and sarees sourced from weavers across the country.
17 Jan 2013
William and Kate's baby could be born on grandma Princess Diana's birthday and even be named after her, it has been revealed. Buckingham Palace yesterday announced that the couple's first child is due in July. Diana came into the world on July 1, 1961, a daily reported.
15 Feb 2013
With couples flock to photo booths, professing love through cyberspace and gifting jewellery to children, showering love on grandparents, Valentine's Day Thursday was a varied affair in the city.
24 Feb 2013
Although sweat is often linked with uncleanliness and leaves many of us left feeling embarrassed when it appears but according to scientists, a bit of sweat may not be a bad thing. "Pheromones are what we call here in Germany Sexuallockstoffe, which work on men and on women alike," media quoted Gabriele Frobose, who co-authored the Royal Society of Chemistry book Lust and Love, Is it More Than Chemistry - with her husband, as saying.
17 Nov 2012
Foodies can detoxify themselves with gourmet dishes made from flower extracts, herbs and fruits in a unique food festival in the city. The 'Edible Flower Food Festival' will be held at The Sonnet hotel Nov 23-25.
31 Oct 2012
West Bengal's capital city will make a mark on the tourism radar with its first helium balloon rides starting early next year. "In India, Kolkata is the second city to have such a facility for tourists. The first helium balloon rides were initiated in Ahmedabad," said an official of the Kolkata Improvement Trust (KIT) that is partnering with Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority (KMDA) for the initiative.
15 Aug 2013
Kolkata: Voices of over 60 artists who left an inedible imprint will now be heard again in a digitized format, courtesy an audio-visual exhibition that begins in Kolkata on August 23.
05 Feb 2013
Three nude paintings of Hindu gods and goddesses by an up and coming artist, exhibited in the art gallery of Chitrakala Parishath, were today removed in the wake of threat of protest over phone and the request by police.