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President Mukherjee given civic reception by Bengal government (Lead)


September 14th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 14 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee, who Friday began a four-day official visit to his home state Bengal -- his first after assuming the nation's highest post, was ... Read more...

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Trinamool celebrates poll victory anniversary


May 13th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 13 (IANS) With Rabindra Sangeet and other age-old popular Bengali songs playing in the background, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Sunday led a huge, colourful procession ... Read more...

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Mamata fetes 18 singers


April 12th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 12 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday presented the maiden 'Mahasangeet Samman' and 'Sangeet Samman' to 18 well-known singers at the inauguration of an annual ... Read more...

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There will never be another Bhupen Hazarika: Lata


November 8th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 8 (IANS) Mourning the death of Bhupen Hazarika, Lata Mangeshkar says there won't be another one like him and that she not only fell in love with his ... Read more...

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Hazarika’s death plunges Kolkata’s cultural world into gloom


November 6th, 2011 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 5 (IANS) Gloom descended in the Kolkata music and cultural world as news of master balladeer Bhupen Hazarika's death spread Saturday evening.Hazarika had a long association with ... Read more...

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Hazarika hummed songs of love, nature


November 5th, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) Most of singer Bhupen Hazarika's songs dwelt on the themes of love, nature and the varied hues of human emotions.Noted for his clear diction and ... Read more...

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Mamata promises to start writing again


September 27th, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 27 (IANS) The literary side of West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee will come to fore again with Banerjee Tuesday promising to write ... Read more...

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Manna Dey, Mahasweta get inaugural ‘Banga-Vibhusan’


July 25th, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 25 (IANS) Legendary singer Manna Dey and writer Mahasweta Devi are among the nine luminaries from diverse fields felicitated with the inaugural 'Banga-Vibhusan' award by the West ... Read more...

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Tagore songs in great demand this Durga Puja


October 3rd, 2010 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
By Pradipta Tapadar Kolkata, Oct 3 (IANS) The timeless magic of Rabindra Sangeet is set to dominate the special album releases this Durga Puja.The melodies composed by Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore, whose ... Read more...

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Bengali films are now shot in Europe


September 15th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 15, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The Bengali films have finally come of age and with major production houses chipping in with funds the shooting locations are going exotic too. Previously Bengali ... Read more...

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A Glimpse Of Dhaka Fashion Week


June 4th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 4, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Fashion is in the air in our neighboring country Bangladesh as capital Dhaka gears up for the "Dhaka Fashion Week 2010' at the Dhaka Club. With 14 ... Read more...

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Saurav Ganguly Launches ‘Cricketer’s’ Music


May 14th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 14, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Babul Supriyo needs no introduction. The singer who started his Bollywood career with Zindagi Chaar Din Ki back in 1994 has now come a long ... Read more...

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The eternal magic of Tagore’s music, stories inspires filmmakers


May 8th, 2010 - 9:14 am ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Every morning schools in India and Bangladesh reverberate to "Jana gana mana" and "Amar shonar Bangla" - the respective national anthems of the two countries ... Read more...

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‘There won’t be a second Asha Bhonsle’


August 26th, 2009 - 4:16 am ICT by IBNS
By Sreya Basu (IBNS) It’s after 15 long years that Asha Bhonsle is back with her new Bengali album ‘Mone Rekho’ on occasion of Durga Puja. The Queen of Melodies in conversation ... Read more...

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Interesting Facts and Figures Geeta Dutt


May 23rd, 2009 - 1:44 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Geetā Dutt (born Geetā Ghosh Roy Chowdhuri) [November 23, 1930 – July 20, 1972] was a prominent Indian playback singer in Hindi movies in the 1950s and 60s, and also a ... Read more...

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Indian singer Kailash Kher to record Bengali songs


May 7th, 2009 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 7 (IANS) Indian singer Kailash Kher is moved by Baul and other Sufi music of Bangladesh and says his next album will be of songs in Bengali. "Music flows through borders," ... Read more...

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It’s chocolates, treadmill and music for campaigner Mamata


March 28th, 2009 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 28 (IANS) Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee works out on the treadmill daily to remain fit and keeps chocolates on the dashboard of her car for children as she jumps ... Read more...

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Celebrity candidates raise glam quotient for Trinamool


March 12th, 2009 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Soudhriti Bhabani Kolkata, March 12 (IANS) For almost two decades he has been a cultural crusader who led the revival of modern Bengali songs with path-breaking lyrics. Kabir Suman, a popular name ... Read more...

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Untold facts about Lata Mangeshkar revealed in a book


July 17th, 2008 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
By Sreya Basu Kolkata, July 17 (IANS) How many of us know that Lata Mangeshkar's real name was Hema? A new book on her is not only a compendium of all her songs ... Read more...

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India, Bangladesh celebrate hundred years of Bengali songs


March 2nd, 2008 - 3:35 pm ICT by admin
Dhaka, March 2 (IANS) Music lovers from Bangladesh and India celebrated the grand finale of a musical series "Shotoborsher Bangla Gaan" by presenting a bouquet of 33 songs including romantic, patriotic and ... Read more...

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