The 40th International Kolkata Book Fair Inauguration

The 40th International Kolkata Book Fair was inaugurated on Monday 25th January, 2016 by a host of dignitaries. The Chief Guest for the event was Smt. Mamata Banerjee, Honourable Chief Minister of West Bengal. Along with her, were Mr. Jorge Cardenas, His Excellency the Ambassador of Bolivia in India, and Special Guest Mr. Ton Sinh Read more about The 40th International Kolkata Book Fair Inauguration[…]

Tales to Tell Book Launch

“Tales to Tell” is an anthology of twenty short stories accompanied by twenty illustrations, published by Kolkata Bloggers and BEE Books. It was during the Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival held in January this year at the Oxford Bookstore, when the founder of Kolkata Bloggers, Anirban Saha, declared the competition open for Tales to Tell during Read more about Tales to Tell Book Launch[…]

QnA with Bongpen

On 29th August, 2015, Kolkata Bloggers organized an interactive question-and-answer session with esteemed Bengali blogger Tanmay Mukherjee, better known by his pen name “Bongpen”. Bongpen runs the hugely popular Bengali blog www.bongpen.net, and is regarded as one of the pioneers of modern Bengali blogging. The event, named “QnA with Bongpen” saw a good enthusiastic turnout Read more about QnA with Bongpen[…]

The Open Internet

Author – Dipayan Pal It has been 26 years since the World Wide Web was launched. Tim Berners Lee, a British Scientist at CERN, was the man behind the World Wide Web.  This technological breakthrough  was developed for the purpose of sharing information between scientists all around the world. As years passed, people began to Read more about The Open Internet[…]

WiFi Launch in Park Street

On the 5th of February, Kolkata took its first step to becoming India’s first fully WiFi enabled city. Reliance Jio, with the West Bengal government, launched the free WiFi for the general public in the Park Street area. Kolkata Bloggers was invited to be part of the ceremonious launch, and a delegation of fourteen members, Read more about WiFi Launch in Park Street[…]

The Great Indian Bloggers' Meet

For the very first time in India, a blogging competition and a subsequent bloggers’ meet was organized during a literary festival. It was organised by The Times of India with the support of Kolkata Bloggers, as part of The Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival 2015. Bloggers from in and around the city were invited to send Read more about The Great Indian Bloggers' Meet[…]

Invitation to "The Great Indian Blogging Contest".

I hope this post finds you in good health. Happy New Year. It thrills us to inform you, Kolkata Bloggers associates with The Times of India for the Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival 2015. We cordially invite you to “The Great Indian Blogging Contest“. The title & content of your post is your discretion but should be Read more about Invitation to "The Great Indian Blogging Contest".[…]

The Great Indian Blogging Contest – Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival 2015

Kolkata Bloggers will be associating with The Times of India to conduct “The Great Indian Blogging Contest” as part of the Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival 2015. Bloggers are invited to blog on the theme, “The Great Indian Chamcha” – an ode to the culture of sycophancy that runs deepest in politics but has slowly become Read more about The Great Indian Blogging Contest – Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival 2015[…]

Bloggers Workshop for beginners

After the very successful “Social Media in  Photography” on August 30th and 31st, we are ready with our this month’s event. Event name: Bloggers Meetup (workshop) for Beginners. Target audience: Non-Bloggers and very new bloggers. Date: 13 September 2014 Place: Globsyn Business School, Salt Lake Sector 5. Time: 3:45 PM – 6:45 PM. Topics to Read more about Bloggers Workshop for beginners[…]