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Mamata Banerjee assures to restore normalcy in violence-hit Darjeeling

Mamata Banerjee assures to restore normalcy in violence-hit Darjeeling

Two army columns were deployed in the town at the request of Banerjee to maintain law and order.

Jun 10, 2017, 14:32 PM IST

Assam to make Assamese mandatory till Class 10

Assamese will be made a mandatory subject in all schools in Assam till Class 10, Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said on Wednesday.

Apr 19, 2017, 18:08 PM IST
West Bengal to be renamed: Bengal is fine but no Bongo please, says Babul Supriyo

West Bengal to be renamed: Bengal is fine but no Bongo please, says Babul Supriyo

The West Bengal Cabinet has decided to rename the state as `Bangla` or `Bongo` in Bengali and `Bengal` in English.

Aug 02, 2016, 17:45 PM IST
West Bengal to be renamed `Bengal` in English and 'Bango' or `Bangla` in Bengali

West Bengal to be renamed `Bengal` in English and 'Bango' or `Bangla` in Bengali

A special session of the West Bengal Assembly will be convened from August 26 to discuss and pass a resolution to give effect to the new name.

Aug 02, 2016, 16:35 PM IST
Vidya Balan feels she was Bengali in last birth

Vidya Balan feels she was Bengali in last birth

Bollywood actress Vidya Balan who has won hearts with her acting prowess has given some evergreen hits to Indian cinema.

Jul 20, 2016, 17:02 PM IST
'Fan' anthem recorded in Bengali, Punjabi

'Fan' anthem recorded in Bengali, Punjabi

The song "Jabra Fan" from superstar Shah Rukh Khan-starrer "Fan" has been recorded in three more languages besides Hindi-- Bengali, Bhojpuri and Punjabi. While the Bengali version has been sung by Anupam Roy of "Piku" fame, Manoj Tiwari has lent vocals to the Bhojpuri track and the Punjabi song has Harbhajan Mann's voice.

Feb 22, 2016, 15:49 PM IST
Twitter adds four Indian languages

Twitter adds four Indian languages

Twitter on Friday said that it has added four more Indian languages - Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi and Tamil - taking the count of supported languages to six.

Jul 31, 2015, 20:56 PM IST

UK backs study of Punjabi, Gujarati, Bengali languages

The UK government on Thursday made a fresh commitment to ensure community languages like Punjabi, Gujarati and Bengali continue to be offered within the country's school curriculum.

Jul 23, 2015, 22:08 PM IST

Hindi, 3 Indian languages find place in Dubai driving tests

 Four Indian languages including Hindi can be chosen while appearing for driving tests here in the UAE from September.

Jun 14, 2015, 18:43 PM IST
Shilajit records unique Bengali song on transgender community

Shilajit records unique Bengali song on transgender community

 Popular singer-actor Shilajit Majumder is happy to have lent his voice to a unique track on the transsexual community, following the appointment of a transgender as the principal of a Bengal college.

Jun 07, 2015, 12:33 PM IST

Kolkata mourns writer Suchitra Bhattacharya's death

Leading authors and intellectuals on Wednesday condoled the death of famed Bengali writer Suchitra Bhattacharya, saying her passing away has left a big void in the world of literature.

May 13, 2015, 20:20 PM IST
Bengali rock band performs for Nepal quake victims

Bengali rock band performs for Nepal quake victims

 Five leading Bangla bands have come together for a concert on May 22 to help victims of quake-hit Nepal. This would offer music lovers a unique chance to donate dry food items and obtain free passes for the show.

May 11, 2015, 17:21 PM IST
Sachin Tendulkar's autobiography in Marathi coming on May 30​

Sachin Tendulkar's autobiography in Marathi coming on May 30​

Finally, the wait is over for Bharat Ratna Sachin Tendulkar's Maharashtrian fans who were looking forward to his reading his autobiography in Marathi.

Apr 25, 2015, 13:54 PM IST

Mrinalini Devi's life to come alive on small screen

With a month to go for Rabindranath Tagore's birthday, a TV serial on the life of Mrinalini Devi, his wife, and other women who played a role in the poet's life, is in the making.

Apr 20, 2015, 10:27 AM IST
I feel like a Bengali: Sushant Singh Rajput

I feel like a Bengali: Sushant Singh Rajput

Actor Sushant Singh Rajput, who will be seen in Dibakar Banerjee's "Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!", says at times he feels like he is a Bengali.

Jan 23, 2015, 09:10 AM IST

Babul Supriyo woos Hema Malini to sing in Bengali

 Having captivated millions with her enchanting beauty, Bollywood `dreamgirl` Hema Malini is all set to conquer the hearts of music lovers with "Mon Piyasi", a music album in which she has rendered Bengali songs.

Jan 22, 2015, 19:52 PM IST
Babul Supriyo woos Hema Malini to sing in Bengali

Babul Supriyo woos Hema Malini to sing in Bengali

 Having captivated millions with her enchanting beauty, Bollywood 'dreamgirl' Hema Malini is all set to conquer the hearts of music lovers with "Mon Piyasi", a music album in which she has rendered Bengali songs.

Jan 22, 2015, 19:10 PM IST

WB Ministers contradict over refusal of medals at Jadavpur University convocation

Two ministers of the ruling Trinamool Congress government in West Bengal on Friday contradicted on refusal of medals by the students of Jadavpur University at its just-concluded Convocation.

Dec 27, 2014, 00:00 AM IST
Versatile Deepika Padukone learning Bengali for Piku!

Versatile Deepika Padukone learning Bengali for Piku!

From learning Marathi for 'Happy New Year' to being well versed with the Tamil accent for 'Chennai Express' Deepika Padukone has kept her characters raw and likeable.

Nov 24, 2014, 12:44 PM IST