Arts  /  Published 30.10.20

Illusion tripping over into reality

The first work that immediately holds your attention in Synchrome Monsoon, Akar Prakar’s online presentation, is Manir Mrittik’s black and white photo tapestry, Alternative Maste...
By Rita Datta in

Arts  /  Published 30.10.20

A full bodied operatic performance

With the lifting of restrictions on open-air theatre activities from September 21, Purba Paschim premiered Jwarasura Badh Pala at the Aikatan grounds of the Eastern Zonal Cultural Centre in Bidhannaga...
By Anshuman Bhowmick in

Arts  /  Published 30.10.20

A responsive vision of forced inactivity

The world may have come to a standstill as a lockdown was imposed to stave off the pandemic, but if one checked out the online exhibition, The Future is Not Fixed, organized jointly by the Nature...
By Soumitra Das in

Books  /  Published 29.10.20

Mirror images

At her best, Kalita evokes experiences of living with terror memorably through emotionally intense evocations of interlinked motifs. She had intricately linked the motifs of fire, red flowers, ka...
By Amit R. Baishya in

Books  /  Published 29.10.20

The missing link in cinema

There is a reason why Remes launches his study of cinema with the grand artist of found objects, including invisible ones. He argues that while much has been made of absence in art, music and literatu...
By Brinda Bose in

Books  /  Published 29.10.20

A privileged perspective

However, if we try to plot the biographies on a map, we get a skewed perspective of caste violence, which appears to be restricted only to India’s rural or, at best, peri-urban areas. Writers ar...
By Sujaan Mukherjee in

Science Tech  /  Published 28.10.20

A pair of wireless earbuds that deliver solid audio

Device: Sony WF-H800 Driver: 6mm (Dome Type) Sound: DSEE HX Frequency response: 20 Hz–20,000 Hz (44.1 kHz Sampling) Price: Rs 14,990 ...
By Mathures Paul in

Science Tech  /  Published 27.10.20

Here's the brand new Nest Audio

Device: Google Nest Audio Weight: 1.2kg with a 1.5m power cable Colours: Chalk and charcoal Speakers and mics: 75mm woofer, 19mm tweeter, three far-field mics Processor: Quad Core A53 1.8GHz Supported...
By Mathures Paul in

Science Tech  /  Published 25.10.20

Apple’s MagSafe accessories

It came as a casual announcement but it can well be the most fun aspect of the new series of iPhones. MagSafe. Apple has revived its series of proprietary magnetically-attached power connectors, with ...
By Mathures Paul in

Books  /  Published 22.10.20

Myopic vision: India's central bank and ministry of finance

Historically, the RBI had been closely controlled by the government. Since the mid-1990s, there had been a global trend of making central banks independent. Until the Fiscal Responsibility and Budget ...
By Anup Sinha in


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