Tagore's music inspired the Dol Utsav, where students would sing and dance to herald the season Business Standard, 1 month ago
For Keya Sarkar it HAD TO BE a Maruti because that was the only company with a service centre in Santiniketan. Until even that ceased to exist. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com A couple of years ago we went back to the car dealer, who had sold us our earlier car. He was surprised when we asked him for the same car in the same colour. But our decision had been made. It had to be a Maruti because that was the only company with a service centre in Santiniketan, and since we were ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
The West Bengal government is planning a new township named #8216;Gitabitan#8217;, between Santiniketan and Bolpur, with all modern facilities for individuals to live close to Tagore#8217;s dream village Sriniketan, the state’s Urban Development and #82 ...Money Control, 2 months ago
'I have been cast in the lead in an Australian medical drama, Pulse.''It is a huge break for my career.'Aussie actress Pallavi Sharda on Begum Jaan, working with Vidya Balan and why she hopes Bollywood will offer her a comedy or romantic film soon. Photograph: Kind courtesy Pallavi Sharda/Instagram Begum Jaan may not have received good reviews but actress Pallavi Sharda remains very excited about it. Pallavi plays a sex worker, working in Begum Jaan's kotha. Born in Australia, Pallavi has ...Rediff.com, 1 week ago
Holi was celebrated with great enthusiasm throughout West Bengal today, with special programmes to mark Basanta Utsav at Shantiniketan and Guru Purnima in Mayapur. People of all ages and background celebrated the festival, known in the state as Dolyatra, by ...DNA, 1 month ago
Three persons have been arrested in connection with the theft of Nobel replica and other valuables from Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi’s Kalkaji residence in southeast Delhi. While the stolen items including the Nobel replica have been recovered, the citation that was stolen along with the replica has not been found yet. IMAGE: Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi at his home which was robbed. Photograph: PTI Photo The three accused brothers, Rajan alias Natta, 25, Vinod, 35, and Sunil, ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago Burglars decamp with Satyarthi's Nobel Prize Rediff.com, 2 months ago
While the standards of Visva Bharati University fall, the chief minister of West Bengal fantasises about a Biswa Bangla University a few kilometres away. Keya Sarkar ponders the sad state of affairs. IMAGE: Rabindranath Tagore, centre, with students at Visva Bharti University. Photograph: Wikimedia Commons. While there has been a gradual deterioration of standards at Visva Bharati University, the last few years has seen a rapid fall. From being a university where Rabindranath Tagore wanted ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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