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Satyajit Ray and Bengali Literature

Who doesn’t know Satyajit Ray (02.05.1921 – 23.04.1992), the great Indian filmmaker? He was also a screenwriter, music composer, author-editor, lyricist, illustrator and calligrapher. I am not going to talk of Ray and make a list of his ‘must-see movies’ because I take Akira Kurosawa’s statement as the universal truth. He said, “Never having seen …

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National Handloom Day: Remembering the tribes of India

National Handloom Day is observed On 7th of August annually in India. This is to commemorate the beginning of Swadeshi Movement which started in 1905, on this day, in pre-independent India. India has centuries old rich history of making and trading of textiles across the globe. Handlooms are age old in our country. To protect …

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Easiest Steps Towards Conservation of Nature

28th of July is observed as the World Nature Conservation Day with the aim of establishing a healthy environment for a stable society. Definitely, one single day is not enough but we, as responsible human beings, must implement some simple habits in our daily life which aims at conservation of nature. These little steps make …

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Pablo Neruda’s Influence and Why Should We Still Read Neruda?

Even today one can not ignore Pablo Neruda’s influence on his readers and on the society as a whole. Pablo Neruda, actually called Ricardo Eliécer Neftalí Reyes Basoalto, was born on 12th July, 1904. He became a Nobel Laureate in 1971 and left us on 23rd September, 1973. This Chilean diplomat and poet is Chile’s …

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