Monthly Archives: December, 2021

Off the beaten track!

MOWO’s founder Jai Bharathi hits the road to raise awareness about women drivers and has toured 11,111 km of 20 cities across India in 40 days to encourage the cause to facilitate job opportunities for the fairer sex

I love to work with new people, says Dev

The ‘Golondaaj’ actor says working with young and new directors reminds him of his initial days in the Bengali film industry. As Dev gears up to celebrate his birthday on Christmas, he wants the audience to enjoy ‘Tonic’. For him, it’s a perfect holiday film.

FDA approved plant-based therapy can help reduce hair fall

‘QR 678’ has been invented by celebrity cosmetic surgeons Dr Debraj Shome and Dr Rinky Kapoor, who are also the co-founders of The Esthetic Clinic. The formulation has received patents in the United States and India

A slice of Santiniketan in 3rd edition of Kolkata Poush Utsav

The three-day event starting from December 23 will see artistes representing traditional folk music, songs and dances like Chhau, Bhatiyali, Baul, Santhal, and Bahurupi at Rabindra Tirtha

Manish Maheshwari quits Twitter, to launch education startup Metaversity

After quitting Twitter as India head, Manish Maheshwari announced that he, along with Tanay Pratap, who has been a senior software engineer with Microsoft, will start Metaversity ‘to reimagine education’

Grofers is now Blinkit, eyes 10-minute delivery & quick commerce

The online grocery platform has rebranded itself at a time when Zomato might invest $500 million in Grofers to boost their e-commerce

Kolkata’s Durga Puja gets UNESCO heritage tag, Mamata ecstatic

UNESCO inscribed Durga Puja in Kolkata on the ‘Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity’. Prime Minister Narendra Modi lauded the UNESCO move and said Kolkata’s Durga Puja is an experience everyone must have

That gentle holiday breeziness is sheer TONIC!

Music director Jeet Gannguli has weaved his trademark magic in the Bengali film ‘Tonic’ with the title track, ‘O Tonic’ already becoming a rage on social media. Starring Dev and Paran Bandopadhyay in the lead, the film hits theatres on December 24

Kolkata’s young entrepreneur floats Gintaa, India’s first fully patented social e-commerce

A brand of Ascon Softech India Pvt Ltd, Gintaa, which has its headquarter in Kolkata, is aimed at cashing in on the growing e-commerce business in India with a steady growth of 50-60% over the years.

India’s ‘naz’: Harnaaz Sandhu brings home Miss Universe crown after 21 years

The 21-year-old Chandigarh-based model became the only third Indian after Lara Dutta in 2000 and Sushmita Sen in 1994 to have been crowned Miss Universe.

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