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Rabindranath Tagore
West Bengal  /  Published 10.11.18

House for artefacts gifted to Tagore

Four porcelain vases and two ceramic pitchers dating back to Rabindranath Tagore’s times will be preserved by Visva-Bharati to protect them from damage.The artefacts have been in the open for decade...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan(WestBengal)

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.05.20

Familiar tunes go missing

Since 1961, the steel city had been waking up to familiar Tagore melodies on Rabindra Jayanti with celebrations beginning with a 2km prabhat pheri and ending with cultural performances. On the 159th b...
By Antara Bose in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 20.07.19

Rabindranath Tagore’s Japan collection

The Rabindra Bhavana museum at Visva-Bharati will publish a book on Rabindranath Tagore’s memorabilia from Japan and also organise an exhibition of the collections in January next year. Officials sa...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

Opinion  /  Published 13.07.19

1922: A Bauhaus exhibition and Tagore's inspiration behind it

Pitch parallelThe favourite of the Tory leadership, Boris Johnson, has compared himself to the English all-rounder, Ian Botham, thereby poking fun at Prime Minister Theresa May who had famously likene...
By Amit Roy in

Books  /  Published 09.07.19

Lessons on Tagore and Naga tribes, a pot-boiling thriller and an old friend

The leitmotif of nature can be strongly felt in most of Tagore’s texts. Delving deep into this very thought is author Debarati Bandyopadhyay, teacher in the department of English at Visva-Bharati, S...
By Shrestha Saha in

World  /  Published 20.06.19

Was Imran wrong in attributing quote to Gibran, not Tagore?

Imran was never known for his knowledge in literature. ...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi

Arts  /  Published 08.06.19

A play by sex workers about sex workers

Jhoraphul is Bengali for flowers that have fallen off a tree, from grace, a fair distance away from legitimacy. Roopkatha means fairy tale. The flier for the play, Jhoraphuler Roopkatha, says, “A ta...
By Upala Sen in

West Bengal  /  Published 09.05.19

Slaps to squats, no punches pulled

The mercury breached the 40 degree-Celsius mark in Bankura and Purulia on Thursday. The political heat appeared to surpass that temperature in this part of arid Bengal as Prime Minister Naredra Modi a...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bankura

India  /  Published 07.05.19

Missing from science, the 3Cs: Bikash Sinha

Professor Bikash Sinha, a former director of the Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics and also of the Variable Energy Cyclotron Centre, questions the current scientific establishment’s “alliance” w...
By The Telegraph in

West Bengal  /  Published 27.04.19

Never mind jobs, pride at stake

Bhutnath Mondal was busy cleaning a white bust at a dilapidated jetty on a dried up Damodar as the April sun was setting on a hazy horizon. The man in his mid-sixties completed cleaning, hung a banner...
By Devadeep Purohit in Asansol


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