Monday, September 21, 2015

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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

Prof Anisuzzaman, a gem of the subcontinent

Professor Anisuzzaman, a gem of the subcontinent whose name is uttered not only in his country but also

An interview with Sebastian Barry

Sebastian Barry is an Irish playwright, novelist and poet. He is noted for his dense literary writing style

A global icon in the world of Rabindra Sangeet

Rezwana Chowdhury Bonya, a global icon in the world of Rabindra Sangeet spanning around four to five decades

An interview with Emma Donoghue

Emma Donoghue (born 24 October 1969) is an Irish-Canadian playwright, literary historian, novelist, and screenwriter. Her 2010 novel

A star in early modern Bengali literature

Dwijendralal Ray also known as D. L. Ray was a Bengali poet, playwright, and musician. He was known

Romila Thapar: 'The media today is not communicating reality but propagating ideology'

Interview by Siddharth VaradarajanRomila Thapar is an Indian historian whose principal area of study is ancient

Man Booker Prize Winner Marlon James: An interview

Interview by Michelle DeanIf you haven't yet read A Brief History of Seven Killings, by Marlon

Social exclusion in Bangladesh

Sheikh Muhammad Anwar HossainPoverty is a denial of choices and opportunities, a violation of human dignity;

The father of Bengali theatre

Girish Chandra Ghosh was a Bengali musician, poet, playwright, novelist, theatre director and actor. He was largely responsible

An interview with Maya Jasanoff

Maya Jasanoff is an American academic. She serves as Coolidge Professor of History at Harvard University, where she

Peacock throne of India

Kallie SzczepanskiThe Peacock Throne was a wonder to behold - a gilded platform, canopied in silk

How strike back accelerated victory

The Liberation War of Bangladesh is the most important event in the whole history of her people. Moral,

In the depth of winter wind

Bangladesh is a land of six seasons. Among them, winter is the most appealing and ravishing. It sets

The poet who lies in the heart of Bengal

Ishwar Chandra Gupta (1812-1859) was a prominent Bengali poet and writer of 19th century. He was known as

An interview with Alison Moore

Alison Moore is an English writer. Born in Manchester, she lives in Leicestershire. Her first novel, The Lighthouse,

A prominent name in Bengali fairy tales and children's literature

Dakshinaranjan Mitra Majumder was a celebrated Indian writer in Bengali of fairy tales and children's literature. His major

A short history of the scientific revolution

Tuan NguyenGalileo GalileiAnother contemporary of Kepler's who also bought into the notion of a

An interview with Tom McCarthy

Tom McCarthy grew up in London and has lived in Prague, Berlin and Amsterdam. He has worked as

Gratefulness in making life beautiful

Protiva Rani KarmakerToday's world is a world of astonishment, wonder, challenges as well as success. Nearly

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