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Culture  /  Published 08.09.21

Breaking dance barriers

B-girl jo Name: Johanna Rodrigues, 25 Dancing for: Seven years Besides dancing: Teaches yoga Rapid-fire A project you would like to feature in: It would be cool to have a hip-hop project, like In...
By Urvashi Bhattacharya

Culture  /  Published 05.09.21

‘We need under-14 teams for girls’

1982: Mithali is born in Jodhpur to Dorai Raj and Leela Raj 1999: Makes her ODI debut against Ireland 2002: Makes 214 runs, surpasses Australian Karen Rolton’s record of 209 2003: Bags the Ar...
By Moumita Chaudhuri

Culture  /  Published 05.09.21

That fruit, you don’t say

There is an element of the ridiculous about the kathal or jackfruit. Bulbous, pimply, vomit green, all bunched up on low hanging branches like a gaggle of slothful cousins. Perhaps that is why the sou...
By Upala Sen

Culture  /  Published 05.09.21

Rebel’s Poet

To say that May 25 or Jaistha 11 and August 29 or Bhadra 12 don’t ring a bell in these parts any more is no exaggeration. And yet they are the birth and death anniversaries of a genius poet, wri...
By Prasun Chaudhuri

Culture  /  Published 31.08.21

Photographer Nima Samiee in his recent interview connects streaks to fashion photography

Fashion photographer Nima Samiee has created a phenomenon in the field of photography and fashion. His artwork is being praised globally and is setting a mark for the upcoming artist to follow. In Sa...
By ABP Digital Brand Studio

Culture  /  Published 30.08.21

NR Narayana Murthy in conversation with Harsh Neotia

Often referred to as the father of India’s IT industry, NR Narayana Murthy is not just a prolific businessman but is also a visionary who has always strived towards uplifting the status of India...
By Hia Datta (t2 intern)

Culture  /  Published 30.08.21

Kacey Musgraves is all set with a new album

Musgraves, who has always sung about agonised relationships, started on what appears to be a break-up album while the marriage had not yet landed on a precipice. When the 2018 album arrived, it was a ...
By Mathures Paul

Culture  /  Published 29.08.21

Putul Watch

Ganesh Ghorai is a puppeteer from Nandakumar in East Midnapore. He was barely seven years old when he started out in the profession. Says Ghorai, “I am in my fifties. I do not have a birth certi...
By Moumita Chaudhuri

Culture  /  Published 29.08.21

Madurdaha's Cha-Biskut Amalgam Society

Plastic covers: check. Umbrella: check: Double masks and sanitiser: double check. Dressed in my morning walk gear I head out, ready to brave the torrential rain. This is no weather for a walk though. ...
By Chandreyee Ghose

Culture  /  Published 29.08.21

The necessity of bitter beginnings

Bitter is not a pleasant word. Disagreeable facts, experiences and relationships are all called bitter in different languages across different cultures. And yet the main meal in Bengali cuisine &mdash...
By Paromita Sen


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