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A tale of purple-backed starlings
Bangladesh Daily Star

A tale of purple-backed starlings

A purple-backed starling on a tree at the National Botanical Garden in Dhaka. The photo, taken on April 18, indicates that this is a starling species of migratory birds. Photo: Sourav Mahmud Sourav Mahmud Bangladesh is a country of starlings, ... Bangladesh Daily Star, 6 days ago
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Kolkata: Chemould,Smita Art hold Freedom art workshop

Kolkata, Aug 17 (IBNS): To raise funds for the welfare of the underprivileged and the intellectually challenged, Chemould and Smita Art jointly organised Freedom on Aug 14- a pre-Independence Day art workshop in which well-known cartoonists and ...
 India Blooms2 weeks ago

Classics, Forever

Impatient publishers wait for that lucrative moment when the copyright of a modern classic ceases to exist. When the time machine crosses, at last, the law-bound 60 years after the death of the author, they are allowed to publish a Jibanananda Das ...
 Times of India1 month ago

Once in a blue moon

The beauty of a full moon shines upon us every month and is almost ubiquitous in the arts. But a blue moon rarely happens and is barely alluded to in the arts. But when it does appear, it becomes the centre of attention of the aesthetes and ...
 Bangladesh Daily Star1 month ago

I haven't tried to merge the two identities in my poetry consciously

Barring Arun Sarkar, well-known poets of the 40s — Subhas Mukhopadhyay and Birendra Chattopadhyay in particular — wrote poetry which carried a strong socio-political accent. But you, Alokeranjan Dasgupta and Sakti Chattopadhyay (poets of the ...
 Times of India1 month ago

Jana Gana Mana was NOT sung in praise of the English king!

'Tagore wrote a song, not for George V, but a song devoted to the "dispenser of human destiny -- Bharat bhagya vidhata" -- God.' 'Tagore relinquished his knighthood after the Jallianwalla Bagh massacre in 1919. He could never have been reverent of the British crown.' March 13, 1939: An anguished Rabindranath Tagore writes, 'I should only insult myself if I cared to answer those who consider me capable of such unbounded stupidity as to sing in praise of George the Fourth or George the Fifth as ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

The calculated silence on the killing of bloggers

Late writer Humayun Azad These are dark times. So dark that forces more medieval than those in the Middle Ages are trying to hurtle us back into a place where nothing grows except the seeds of intolerance; so dark that the people who have been ...
 Bdnews24.com2 months ago
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