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Upcoming play explores a child's curious mind
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Upcoming play explores a child's curious mind

Prev By Suprita Mitter | Posted 2 hours Gillo Theatre Repertory's Kyun-Kyun Ladki is inspired by a Mahasweta Devi original but adds a new layer to the popular tale Kyun-Kyun Ladki, based on Mahashweta Devi's pictorial story, Why-Why Girl, ... Mid Day, 1 month ago

I'm an anti-caste junkie: Meet S Anand, the man behind Navayana publishing house

In Pali, the word navayana means new vehicle. Dr BR Ambedkar used the word in 1956 to describe the branch of Buddhism thatwouldn'tbe mired in the Hinayana-Mahayana divide, but would help dalits gain equality in India. It's a fitting name for the ...
 Firstpost.com1 day ago

That sinking feeling again, Udta Punjab row another insult to filmgoers

The Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) works in mysterious ways --- it blunders to perform. After wielding the scissors, or in the case of the CBFC under the redoubtable Pahlaj Nihalani, garden shears rather too liberally, its attention has ...
 Hindustan Times3 weeks ago

New book retells greatest Bengali short stories

New Delhi, May 8 (PTI) When penning a book of Bengali short stories, it is only natural to begin with Rabindranath Tagore's 'Kabuliwallah,' the iconic tale of friendship between an Afghani dry-fruit seller and a 5-year-old girl, that continues to be ...
 Press Trust of India1 month ago

Window To Culture

Did you know that the art of shadow puppetry originated in Kerala, and has its roots in mythology? Apparently, Goddess Bhadrakali, one of the most aggressive forms of the Devi,was upset that she could not witness the fight between Rama and Ravana as ...
 Speaking Tree2 months ago

Past & Present India,Online

Did you know that, at the time Humayun's Tomb was built, it was possibly one of the largest in the world? Or that high-ranking women of the Mughal court — when they were not behind the purdah as movies and popular portrayal will have us believe ...
 Yahoo! India2 months ago
United News of India

Showcause issued to show off: Mamata on EC

Kolkata, Apr 17 (UNI) On the showcause notice issued by the Election Commission, West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool supremo Mamata Banerjee today said since the elections are held under the supervision of the EC, some times, they have to show ...
 United News of India2 months ago
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