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Rabindranath Tagore
Lifestyle  /  Published 29.06.22

How Braganza’s restored the 270-year-old piano Tagore would play

“We procured the brass casting from Rajabazar — they have the best artisans,” smiles Tony. Another tricky element was the floating pedal. When a piano has twin floating pedals (like ...
By Lygeia Gomes


News  /  Published 24.06.22

Thai gallery at RBU on Tagore’s visit

Rabindranath Tagore’s nine-day visit to Thailand, then known as Siam, in 1927 will be showcased in a permanent exhibition at Jorasanko Thakurbari. A room has been allotted to the Thai authoriti...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Jorasanko

Books  /  Published 24.06.22

Reimagining the rural

Book: A History Of Sriniketan: Rabindranath Tagore’s Pioneering Work In Rural Reconstruction Author: Uma Das Gupta Publisher: Niyogi Price: ₹450 For most of us, Rabindranath Tagore is prim...
By Samantak Das

People  /  Published 23.06.22

Portrait of an artiste: Sahana Bajpaie on Rabindranath, home and longing

Five favourite songs sung by you? Amar haat bandhibi, O je mane na mana, Tomra ja bolo tai bolo, Premey jwol hoye jao gole, Malaya batashe Your favourite singers? Bob Dylan, Paul Simon, Kishor...
By Pooja Mitra

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News  /  Published 23.06.22

Tribute to knowledge, a great journey and fight for rights in Kolkata schools

“Rabindranath Tagore is celebrated as a man of various dimensions — prolific writer, educator and social reformer. Children at Asian International School, Howrah paid homage to him through...
By Ayan Paul and Chandreyee Ghose


News  /  Published 12.06.22

Kolkata hospital sets up advanced cancer test lab for faster results

A hospital in Kolkata has set up a laboratory where results for advanced cancer tests will be given within seven days, the same tests that took between 18 and 25 days earlier as the samples were sent ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

Campus  /  Published 29.05.22

Students of The Heritage Institute of Technology pay tribute to Tagore and Ray

Gitanjali saw students reciting Tagore’s poems, singing his songs and dancing to them...
By Subhadrika Sen

Culture  /  Published 29.05.22

Once Upon a Reason

Though completed in 1929, the memorial hall remained a blind spot. And then in 1977, Jyoti Basu, who was then the chief minister of West Bengal, decided to make a museum of it. He donat...
By Moumita Chaudhuri


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