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West Bengal celebrates ‘Rasogolla Day’

  West Bengal celebrated ‘Rasogolla Dibas’ to mark second anniversary of granting of GI tag for  Banglar Rasogolla. On November 14, 2017, West Bengal received the GI tag for Rosogolla. A GI tag identifies a product as originating from a particular region. West Bengal and Odisha were involved in a tug-of-war to stake a claim ..

Sashi Cheliah clinchs title of MasterChef Australia 2018

Sashi Cheliah, an Indian origin prison guard from Adelaide, has clinched the title of MasterChef Australia 2018 after scoring 93 out of 100 points. He defeated fellow contestant Ben Borsht, who scored 77 out of 100. For the first round, Cheliah made a sambal prawns starter, which got him a perfect 30 while his second ..

Sudheesh Guruvayoor sets Guinness World Record

Sudheesh Guruvayoor, an Indian farmer from Kerala, has set a Guinness World Record by distributing the largest number of curry tree saplings in Sharjah on 5th June 2018. He distributed 4,914 saplings of the organic curry tree and broke the record set by the Guru Nanak Darbar Gurudwara in Dubai who had distributed 2,083 saplings ..

Gobindobhog Rice

The Geographical Indications Registry (GIR) has granted geographical indication (GI) status to Gobindobhog rice, a speciality from Burdwan district of West Bengal. It is a short grain, white, aromatic, sticky rice having a sweet buttery flavor. It derives its name from its usage as the principal ingredient in the preparation of the offerings to Govindajiu, the family deity of the Setts of ..

News Today: November 18, 2011

6th International Film Festival begins in Kerala The sixth International Film Festival, (TIFF-2011) began in Kerala. 68 films from 18 countries would be screened. In the World Film Cateogry films from the US, China, Germany, France and Palestine would be screened. Besides this, films from various Indian languages would also be screened in the Indian ..