Professor Shonku
Opinion  /  Published 29.06.20

Precious resources: Mining in Cook Islands

Sir — It is unfortunate that at a time when activists are urging authorities to protect the environment, the government of Cook Islands is planning to allow mining operators to mine manganese an...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 27.06.20

Voyages out: Hundred years of Satyajit Ray

It could have been the Lotos-eaters’ land of Tennyson’s poem. There the languid air swoons like a weary dream while travellers long to rest forever after tasting the “enchanted stem&...
By Bhaswati Chakravorty in

Books  /  Published 15.05.20

Popular page-turners on digital platforms

There is always something fun to do online thanks to initiatives by bookstores like Starmark who are trying their best to add value to their patrons’ lives in the middle of this pandemic. The doors ...
By Shrestha Saha in

Books  /  Published 13.12.19

The humming bug that has bitten one and all

Readers will, in all probability, not remember Wilhelm Kroll, the German scientist, denouncing Gideon Morgenstern, an amateur anthropologist, as a ‘humbug’ in one of Professor Shonku’s adventure...
By Uddalak Mukherjee in


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