Monday, September 21, 2015

Saturday Post


Kingshuk ParthaAn orphan is someone whose parents have died, unknown or have permanently abandoned them. Commonly, only

"Sadhin Nari" and women's empowerment

Ashik  Al Mamun "Nations that invest in women's employment, health and education are just more likely

Holy Ramadan, honest businessmen and effective administration

Md. Sabur MiahSacred Ramzan is one of the main obligations of the people of Muslim religion. Religious

The invention of Gunpowder: A history

Kallie SzczepanskiFew substances in history have had as profound an effect on human history as gunpowder,

A poet of solitary struggle and human dignity

Bishnu Dey was a prominent Bengali poet, prose writer, translator, academic and art critic in the era of

How Dyson's supersonic hair dryer works

Tuan C. NguyenRegarding the hairdryer, renowned inventor Sir James Dyson had this to say: "Hairdryers can

A conversation with Marina Carr

Marina Carr (born 17 November 1964) is an Irish playwright. She is well-known for her play, By the

Wonderful performance by Rabinandan in Kolkata

Rabinandan, a well reputed school to cater to learning of Rabindra Sangeet, organized mellifluous, flawless and resounding rendition

An interview with Patrick deWitt

Patrick deWitt is a Canadian novelist and screenwriter. He was born on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, and later

The most distinguished writer and scholar

Nirad Chandra Chaudhuri was a Bengali?English writer and man of letters. He is popularly known as Nirad C

An interview with Will Self

William Woodard Self is an English novelist, journalist, political commentator and television personality. Self is the author of

A well-known literary figure of Bengal

Sharadindu Bandyopadhyay was a famous Bengali writer. He was also actively involved with Bengali cinema as well as

An Interview with Karen Joy Fowler

Last summer, Karen Joy Fowler made me cry. On a homeward bound bus from New York City, I

What is extraterritoriality?

Kallie SzczepanskiExtraterritoriality, also known as extraterritorial rights, is an exemption from local laws. That means that

Chandranath temple, pilgrims & beyond

Kingshuk ParthaChandranath Temple is a holy place of pilgrimage for Hindus. It located on top of

Social and cultural implications of his works in our lives

Every year during the month of 9th day of Month all Tagore lovers based in India, Bangladesh and

An Interview with Jhumpa Lahiri

Cressida LeyshonNilanjana Sudeshna "Jhumpa" Lahiri is an American author. Lahiri's debut short story collection Interpreter of

Satyajit Ray-classical global Bengali after Rabindra Nath Tagore

There is a common saying that Rabindra Nath Tagore will remain immortal in the lives of Bengalis of

An exclusive interview with Man Booker finalist Hanya Yanagihara

Interview by Kiran Dass Thank you for fitting this interview in so close to the Booker

Contrasts of childhood

Kingshuk ParthaThe incomparable beautiful time in whole human life is childhood. In many cases, the child's

Wonderful presentation by Noto Drama group

Noto Drama Group, a newly formed drama group from Kolkata, staged a wonderful presentation by staging a drama

Jeet Thayil, 'Narcopolis is a love letter to Bombay'

Jeet Thayil is an Indian poet,  novelist, librettist and musician. He is best known as a poet and

Eulogizing Dr Tapan Kumar Sarkar, meritorious vocalist cum music teacher

Merit Fair Publications of Dhaka, Bangladesh has brought a remarkable book on Rabindra Sangeet and its rhythm and

An interview with Damon Galgut

Damon Galgut is an award-winning South African playwright and novelist. He was born in Pretoria, South Africa in

The invention of the saddle stirrup

Kallie SzczepanskiIt seems like such a simple idea. Why not add two pieces to the saddle,

Story of tea garden workers

Kingshuk ParthaBangladesh is the tenth tea producing and ninth tea exporting country in the world. The

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