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Six destination where you can enjoy Holi with verve.
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Udaipur to Santiniketan: 6 destinations to enjoy a traditional...

The unusually warm winter is melting into summer. And if youre just as bored as us (Were at work, what's your excuse?) and are looking for ideas to have the Holi of your dreams, here's our way of telling you, we feel you. You, guys, Holi, a heady ... Hindustan Times, 1 month ago
Six destinations to celebrate colours The Statesman, 1 month ago

President approves Visvabharati University V-C dismissal

Visvabharati University staff play with colours at Santiniketan, in West Bengal’s Birbhum district, after President Pranab Mukherjee approved on Monday the sacking of the university’s vice-chancellor, Sushanta Dattagupta. — PTI President Pranab ...
 Asian Age2 months ago

Chitrakala Santha cobbles up emotions

The lush green campus of Kala Darsini, the art and cultural wing of Andhra Loyola College, resembled Santiniketan, the tiny town near Bolpur in the Birbhum district of West Bengal which was transforme...
 The Hindu2 months ago

Satyajit's Rabindranath connection

On a wintry day at Santiniketan in 1931, one Suprova Debi brought her 10-year old son to be graced by the blessing of Rabindranath Tagore. As the child handed the bard a notebook for an autograph, Rabindranath did not sign and return it immediately, ...
 Bangladesh Daily Star3 hours ago

The painter of modern life

Artist Jogen Chowdhury, considered one of India's most eminent modern painters, was recently in Bengaluru as part of a grand retrospective on his work. He speaks to Nirmala Govindarajan about his years as a protégé in Paris, and about that one ...
 Sunday Guardian Live8 hours ago
Sunday Guardian Live

An artist who draws inspiration from the tranquil life of tribal communities

Untitled, ink and watercolour on paper, by Achutan Ramachandran (pictured right). Achutan Ramachandran's latest solo show in Delhi presents 21 of his most recent works, all of which are based on the theme of tribal life, even as they explore the ...
 Sunday Guardian Live11 hours ago

Some well-crafted memories

Revisiting the extraordinarily rich life of Sankho Chaudhuri Had Sankho Chaudhuri not died 10 years ago on August 28, he would have celebrated his 100 birthday on February 25 this year. An eminent sculptor and a worthy student of the legendary ...
 The Hindu1 day ago

Fulbright Grant for study on Bengal

BY A STAFF WRITER LEXINGTON, VA -- Meera Kumar, an Indian American senior at Washington and Lee University, was recently awarded a Fulbright research grant to India. Her project is "Artistic Depiction and Womanhood in Village Bengal." ...
 IANS Live1 day ago Washington and Lee University Undergrad Awarded Fulbright Grant  India-West1 week ago
The Hindu

Tagore for today

The Aseem Asha Foundation is looking for financial help to present its annual festival on Rabindranath Tagore's birth anniversary. Aseem Asha Usman, known for his educational activities among children of economically disadvantaged sections of ...
 The Hindu2 days ago 'Gitanjali' is not Tagore's best work, says Gulzar  DNA India1 week ago Book on Tagore  The Statesman3 weeks ago

'Several monuments are under serious threat'

'At one of the UK's best known museums, one of our greatest sculptures had been placed next to a public toilet.''This perception that art antiquities are better looked after in the West is one created by the cultural elite of our country.' IMAGE: Tourists at the historic Taj Mahal. Photograph: Vijay Mathur/Reuters Acclaimed historian Dr Gautam Sengupta teaches history at Visva Bharati University, Santiniketan. As director general of the Archaeological Survey of India he launched several ...
 Rediff.com2 days ago
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