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Priyam Chatterjee becomes first Indian chef to receive French honour

Priyam Chatterjee has become the first Indian chef to be awarded the ‘Chevalier de l’Ordre du Mérite Agricoleto’ by the Government of France. The award recognises his contribution towards reinventing the gastronomic scene in India. Chatterjee is best known for revisiting the traditional dishes from his native state of West Bengal and giving it a ..

Father Francois Laborde wins France’s highest civilian honour

Father Francois Laborde, a 92-year-old Bengal priest, has been conferred the Légion d’Honneur (Legion of Honour), the highest civilian award of France, in recognition of his work for specially-abled children. Father Laborde is of French-origin but he has been given Indian citizenship. He is the third person from the state to have been awarded the ..

Supriya Devi, veteran film actress passes away

Supriya Devi, the veteran Bengali film actress and Padmashri awardee, has passed away in Kolkata, West Bengal on January 26, 2018. She was best known for her portrayal of Neeta in Ritwik Ghatak’s ‘Meghe Dhaka Tara’ (The Cloud-Capped Star). During her over five-decade career in the Bengali film industry she delivered hits and classics like ..