Books  /  Published 16.09.22

The translator’s self

Books: Translating Myself And Others Author: Jhumpa Lahiri Publisher: Princeton Price: $21.95 As a novelist, Jhumpa Lahiri has made a brave, perhaps eccentric, decision. The author of two novels a...
By Supriya Chaudhuri

West Bengal  /  Published 31.08.22

BJP minder betrays cultural disconnect

Sunil Bansal, BJP’s new minder for Bengal, began his innings in the state on Tuesday with a faux pas as his attempt to connect with the people of the state by translating his Hindi tweet into Be...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

Events  /  Published 28.08.22

Women translators discuss their work and challenges

The conversation concluded with a keen eye on the role of a translator, especially with a prejudiced text in hand. “We have to be very loyal to your source texts. So, if there is any prejudice,...
By Subhadrika Sen

News  /  Published 21.06.22

English translation of Manoranjan Byapari's autobiography to release on June 22

The English translation of the second volume of Bengali litterateur Manoranjan Byapari's acclaimed autobiography Itibritte Chandal Jivan will hit the stands on June 22. “How I Became a Writ...

Opinion  /  Published 04.06.22

Writing set free

Borders are where two worlds meet, not diverge. This is how Geetanjali Shree’s novel,  Ret Samadhi, translated from the Hindi into English by Daisy Rockwell under the title, Tomb of Sa...
By The Editorial Board


Lifestyle  /  Published 20.05.22

Arunava Sinha translates Manindra Gupta’s novella 'Nuri Bandor'

The book asks and answers life’s existential questions through the pebble monkey’s journey. He encounters a hermit who drags him into a life of asceticism only to have the monkey flout his...
By Shrestha Saha

Books  /  Published 23.04.22

NIF: Translators to speak about post-Independence India

What: Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay’s Ghost Stories in Candlelight Where: Room 300, The Bengal Club When: April 28, 6.30pm onwards Expect: The Bengal Club, in association with The Telegraph, presen...
By The Telegraph

News  /  Published 28.02.22

AMU organises online seminar series on translation of texts to English

AMU initiated a series of online seminars and workshops on the translation of cultural, literary and historical texts of Uttar Pradesh and Aligarh to English...
By Our Correspondent

Lifestyle  /  Published 21.01.22

An exclusive excerpt from ‘In An Ideal World’ by Kunal Basu

In An Ideal World by Kunal Basu has been published by Penguin/Viking. It will be released on January 24, 2022.  Read more about it here: &nb...
By Kunal Basu

Career  /  Published 06.12.21

Where to learn foreign languages: Courses, institutes and work opportunities

UG, PG, diploma courses are available in major foreign languages in both offline and online mode...
By Subhadrika Sen


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