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Letters
Opinion  /  Published 30.06.22

The almost forgotten art of storytelling

Golden yarn Sir — Storytelling is an art that not everyone can master. Deft storytellers often have a rich pool of life experiences to tap into. Perhaps this is why grandparents make the best s...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 29.06.22

The phenomenon known as emotional spending

Temporary relief Sir — The Covid-19 pandemic has exacerbated a wellknown phenomenon known as ‘emotional spending’. Even before the pandemic, many would splurge on a new article of c...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 28.06.22

Libraries a dying resource

Neglected shelves Sir — Libraries have been repositories of knowledge for millennia. Even a few decades ago, public and community libraries were integral parts of almost every neighbourhood in ...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 27.06.22

Inspiring countries to address patriarchal traditions

Rewrite the past Sir — Witch-hunts resulted in the trial, torture and execution of thousands of women — although it was mostly the poor, the vulnerable and the social outcasts who were ta...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 25.06.22

TikTok's popularity not teenager specific

Grey is golden Sir — Recent research from the University of Singapore has shown that although it is reputed for being the virtual playground of teenagers, TikTok is popular among the elderly, s...
By The Editorial Board

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Opinion  /  Published 23.06.22

Letters to the editor

Unfair privilege Sir — The saying, ‘Baro mashe tero parbon’, aptly conveys the abundance of rituals and festivities in the Bengali calendar. Unfortunately, several of these arcane r...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 22.06.22

Letters to the editor

Beyond age Sir —The American actor, Bill Pullman, who is known for starring in the cult classic, While You Were Sleeping, recently noted that the term, “late bloomer”, can be quite ...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 21.06.22

Letters to the editor: Netflix’s inspired by the popular web series, Squid Game

Dystopian reality   Sir — Netflix recently announced that it is launching a reality television show inspired by the popular web series, Squid Game. Like the series, the reality show will ...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 20.06.22

Letters to the editor: The Museum of Material Memory reminds us of a rich shared history

Precious memories    Sir — The idea that even the most quotidian of objects in our homes have important stories behind them is at the heart of a project called the Museum of Material...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 19.06.22

Letters to the editor: Late returns of books to libraries

Safe return   Sir — Those who have borrowed books from a library are familiar with the niggling pressure of returning lent titles within a stipulated period of time. Recently, a copy...
By The Telegraph


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