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Since 1st March, 1999
 
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CIMA Gallary

Endearing ties

Introducing me at a meeting of Singapore’s India Club...   | Read..
 
Letters to the Editor
Dry spell
Sir — The water supply in Q block in Baishnabghata Patuli has become irregular, forcing residents t ...  | Read.. 
 
Shady league
Sir — Cricket is considered to be a gentleman’s game. Unfortunately, with the introduction of one d ...  | Read.. 
 
Parting shot
Sir — I board the K1 route bus at Karunamoyee, Salt Lake, to travel to Rajarhat. This bus is always ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL

DO THE REPUBLIC PROUD

The Indian republic, more than 60 years old now, will soon go through the process of electing a president ....   | Read..
 
REVIEW ARTS
A return to the land of legends
Interestingly, the final play by the late lamented Mohit Chattopadhyaya and the latest productions of Bohurupee — now bereft of their frontline members after the passing of Ta...  | Read.. 
 
Lacking in passion
Folk music has gained in popularity in urban Bengal, thanks to the government’s initiatives to revive folk culture. This renewed interest has resulted in a large number of fol...  | Read.. 
 
Poetic perfection
It is neither body, nor soul. It transcends religion, cultural systems and elemental forms. It exists neither in this world nor the next. This was how the life force was descr...  | Read.. 
 
THIS ABOVE ALL
Locusts with wild honey
A scene which has never left my mind since my school days is of locusts invading North India. They came in millions from Afri...  | Read.. 
 
SCRIPSI
Alone in the hissing laboratories of his wishes, Mr Pugh minces among bad vats and jeroboams, tiptoes through spinneys of murdering herbs, agony dancing in his crucibles, and mixes especially for Mrs Pugh a venomous porridge unknown to toxicologists which will scald and viper through her until her ears fall off like figs, her toes grow big and black as balloons, and steam comes screaming out of her navel. — DYLAN THOMAS