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West Bengal Governor confers Sunil Gangopadhyay Memorial Award
Kolkata, Apr 20 (IBNS): Governor of West Bengal Keshari Nath Tripathi presented the third Sunil Gangopadhyay Memorial Award for Excellence in Bengali Literature by The Bengal to eminent litterateur Prafulla Roy for the year 2017 at a function at the Raj Bhavan on Thursday.
Bengal Chamber unveils  other sides of cricketers Sanjay Manjrekar and Jhulan Goswami
Kolkata, April 18 (IBNS): The Bengal Chamber of Commerce celebrated Poila Baisakh (Bengali New Year) by felicitating cricketers of two generations, Jhulan Goswamiand Sanjay Manjrekar, here on Monday.
Varanasi, Apr 10 (IBNS): Famous among locals and visitors, Sankat Mochan Sangeet Samaroh is a yearly music celebration held annually in Varanasi
Vinay Deshmukh, renowned patron of Hindustani Classical Music, is a multi talented person. He also holds degrees in engineering and management from the MIT School of Engineering and the Sloan School of Management , Boston, USA and Indian Institute of Technology , Roorkee (erstwhile University of Roorkee). He is presently Vice President , Oracle Application Labs , Oracle India Pvt Ltd and hold two international patents. IBNS spoke to him on different aspects of Indian classical music.Exceprts:
Sydney, Apr 6 (IBNS): Researchers at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Sydney, Australia, have used CRISPR gene editing technology to introduce beneficial natural mutations into blood cells to boost production of foetal haemoglobin.
Kolkata, April 5 (IBNS): Kolkata’s leading book store chain Starmark in association with Patra Bharati recently hosted the launch of Sirshendu Mukhopadhyay’s ‘Hariye Jawa Lekha’ (Collection of Lost Writings) in two volumes at the bookstore's South City Mall outlet.