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39th Kolkata Book Fair ends
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39th Kolkata Book Fair ends

Kolkata, Feb 8 (IBNS): The 12-day-long 39th Kolkata International Book Fair ended on Sunday which was held at Milanmela Ground in Kolkata. According to reports, 21 lakh people visited book fair this year and the books of Rs 20 crore were sold ... India Blooms, 1 month ago
Bangla Book Fair begins in Lucknow from tomorrow, 1 month ago

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Profits from book helped Dhapa kids

KOLKATA: The poverty and squalor that disgusted Gunter Grass was perhaps also a strong reason behind his repeated returns to the city he thought of with both derision and fascination. So much so, that since 1986, he had been an active sponsor of ...
 Times of India1 month ago

WB Assembly passes Rs 317 cr budget for Tourism Dept

Kolkata, May 21 (PTI) A Rs 317 crore budget for the Tourism department of West Bengal government was passed in the state Assembly today with Minister Bratya Basu claiming that new avenues were being explored to double tourist entry in the state. ...
 Press Trust of India19 hours ago

53-year-old single mom breaks social barriers in Kolkata

KOLKATA: The single mother is no longer an urban phenomenon. Brought up in a small town in Murshidabad, government employee Kalidasi Halder broke norms to became a single mother at 53. Left to fend for her family, Halder did not have the time to ...
 Times of India1 week ago
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Urban bookstores: More the merrier

Apart from adding new dimensions to the way they treated the young book-lovers in cities, bookstores have come a long way by slowly and steadily gliding their way into becoming luxury lifestyle stores for the urbanites as they offer more than just ...
 India Blooms3 weeks ago

Avijit's murder a stab to secularism

KOLKATA: The killing of Bangladeshi free-thinking bloggers has pushed the country back to the dark pre-Liberation days, rues retired Dhaka University professor Ajoy Roy. His son Avijit — an American citizen whose blogsite Mukto-Mona was extremely ...
 Times of India1 month ago Why bloggers pay with their lives for speaking up  Rediff.com2 months ago
Indian Express

Ghaas babu of Kolkata

Author Guenter Grass. (Source: Reuters) Stick in hand, almost bent by age, he walks at a brisk pace, with at least two dozen people in tow — faithful readers, autograph hunters, journalists, photographers — and doesn't talk to anybody at the ...
 Indian Express1 month ago
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Bengal soaks in festivity of Poila Baikshakh

Kolkata, Apr 15 (IBNS): West Bengal on Wednesday ushered in its new year with fresh fervour, joy, hope and aspirations amid the exchange of hugs and wishes within the Bengali community which is celebrating the auspicious occasion of Poila Baishakh ...
 India Blooms1 month ago

3 strokes of my brush can fetch Rs 10 lakh, who are you to question me: Mamata to Opposition

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee addresses a rally at Beliaghata in Kolkata on Sunday. (Source: Express Photo) Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday claimed she can sell her paintings for crores and can decide the price for the same with no one ...
 Indian Express1 month ago Mamata launches civic poll campaign  The Hindu1 month ago

How greatness sometimes runs in a family's genes

Some months ago I was in Kolkata when news came of the death of Laeeq Futehally, a writer and critic I greatly admired. The friend I was with hadn't heard of her, so I spoke at some length of Laeeq's own work (as literary editor of the pioneering ...
 Hindustan Times1 month ago
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