Opinion  /  Published 26.07.20

A raw nerve: Free speech in the United Sates

An acquaintance came to me a few weeks ago with the rough draft of a letter about free speech and asked me to sign. I declined, in part because it denounced ‘cancel culture’. As I wrote in...
By Michelle Goldberg in

Technology  /  Published 19.07.20

Google makes understanding hieroglyphics fun

Ancient Egypt means pyramids, pharaohs and hieroglyphics. The last mentioned holds a special place in many hearts as the thirst for more knowledge about Egypt remains. In the quest to read and deciphe...
By Mathures Paul in

Arts  /  Published 18.07.20

Phantoms on unknown roads

Chhatrapati Dutta’s stirring video, The Shrouded Live On (The Lockdown Works), is composed of a series of stark, taut and fragmented drawings inspired by the recent nightmare journey of mil...
By Soumitra Das in

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.07.20

Funds fillip for struggling international woman footballer

Bokaro deputy commissioner Mukesh Kumar has assured financial help for struggling international footballer Saphira Hssa. Hssa hails from a poor family in Kurmidih. Her father is a contract labour at ...
By Our Correspondent in Bokaro

India  /  Published 04.02.20

Savarkar mercy plea? Not with govt

The culture ministry on Tuesday informed Parliament that the department of art and culture of Andaman and Nicobar had no record of the mercy petitions V.D. Savarkar had made to the British for release...
By PTI in New Delhi

Arts  /  Published 17.01.20

Exploring pain: A tribute to Dinkar Kowshik

The rootedness and the reaching-out that mark the Visva Bharati ethos is apparent in Dinkar Kowshik (1918-2011) himself. After all, he’d imbibed its searching eclecticism as a student in the 1940s, ...
By Rita Datta in

Opinion  /  Published 05.11.19

A civilizational code that lingers

As an ‘OCI card-holder’, to speak the language of immigration counters of the international airport in Delhi, I could perhaps say that my life is an instance of the realization of the slogan, ‘M...
By Dipesh Chakrabarty in

Odisha  /  Published 20.11.18

Foreigners make sculpture from waste

A group of foreign artists from across the world have come up with art installations made from waste materials in the city.The live sculpturing session, which began on November 1, will culminate with ...
By Anwesha Ambaly in Bhubaneswar

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.10.19

Tribal atlas will be published by Dr Ram Dayal Munda Tribal Welfare Research Institute

Jharkhand will become the second state in the country to have an atlas for its tribal population — a set of maps, visuals and statistics highlighting demography of the 32 tribal groups in the state....
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 07.06.20

Culture ministry nod to open 820 ASI monuments

The Union culture ministry on Sunday approved opening of 820 centrally-protected monuments under the Archeological Survey of India which has places of worship from June 8, minister Prahlad Patel said....
By PTI in New Delhi


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