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(Raj Bhavan, May 11, 6.30 pm) Lee Alison Sibley (picture above) and Pramita Mallick will perform Tagore’s tunes and Pete Seeger’s songs at the Governor’s residence, ending with a rendition of We shall overcome in Hindi, English and Bengali, in the spirit of ‘world peace and harmony’. By invitation only

Pressure of empowerment

(Park Hotel, May 10, 11 am) Presented by the Bharat Chamber of Commerce, the discussion on ‘Can women withstand the pressure of empowerment'’ will be inaugurated by Najma Heptulla (picture above), MP and deputy chairperson, Rajya Sabha. Speakers include Purnima Advani, chairperson of the National Commission for Women, Krishna Basu, MP and chairperson, Parliamentary Standing Committee, ministry of external affairs, and Surabhi Banerjee, vice-chancellor, Netaji Subhas Open University

Sourav Ganguly: The fire within

(Amrita Diya Daityari) A father, son, brother, friend, sportsman and captain of the Indian cricket team. This book takes a look at ‘banglar gaurab’ in all his avatars

A rush of blood to the head

(Coldplay) After the success of their maiden album, A rush of blood… vindicates the obvious resourcefulness of this alternative rock outfit. Occupied with lopsided trade laws and the rich-poor divide, Coldplay’s lyrics are poignant, and the rendition mature
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