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Jayita Sardar

Persian Gulf

Persian Gulf

January 21, 2019

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Treasures of the Nile

Treasures of the Nile

January 16, 2019

More than 1.5 million tourists visit the iconic Egyptian Museum every year. Here’s why you should, too

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Looking back at COP24

Looking back at COP24

December 19, 2018

COP24 was the last chance to stave off climate disaster. At the end, a slow progression towards securing the future of earth is far lesser than what the climate justice activists had bargained for.

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COP24 ends, many questions remain

COP24 ends, many questions remain

December 15, 2018

The ten-day long climate change summit COP24 started on high hopes in Katowice, Poland and worked towards reaching concrete solutions. But, environmentalists say this is not enough.

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New RBI governor works to untangle mess of urgent issues

New RBI governor works to untangle mess of urgent issues

December 14, 2018

Shaktikanta Das takes charge amidst the clamour about intruding the autonomy of RBI and controversy regarding his educational qualification.

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Six Bengali winter treats that will warm your heart

Six Bengali winter treats that will warm your heart

December 11, 2018

Winter may be brief and mellow in Bengal but doesn’t mean the feat is sparse, the colours are dull or the food is sad. In fact it is sumptuous and heart-warming.

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Five Indian poets who taught us humanity and secularism

Five Indian poets who taught us humanity and secularism

December 11, 2018

"When the war will stop, I will go back to my poems." To escape the chaos of religion, poets, artists, and singers have preached the fraternity and compassion in different eras of history.

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The conundrum of Hanuman’s caste

The conundrum of Hanuman’s caste

December 7, 2018

Lord Hanuman, the revered disciple of Lord Ram is worshipped across Asia and world for his loyalty and dedication to the lord. The mighty Hanuman is now being dissected under saffron storm to find out his caste.

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Badhaai Ho’s significant triumph over Bahubali 2 at the box office

Badhaai Ho’s significant triumph over Bahubali 2 at the box office

December 7, 2018

Hindi movies are going through a tremendous change. The avant-garde style of Bollywood has brought out many gems which are refreshing and innovative. 'Badhai Ho' , the latest of that genre is conquering the box office as we speak.

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Street buskers to buzz Kolkata air this Christmas

Street buskers to buzz Kolkata air this Christmas

December 4, 2018

Irrespective of religion, Christmas is indeed a ‘Bada Din’ or big day for Indians. This year, the administrators in Kolkata are introducing buskers to turn the celebratory tune up a notch.

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Artists, Activists stand in solidarity with farmers at Kisan Mukti Morcha

Artists, Activists stand in solidarity with farmers at Kisan Mukti Morcha

December 1, 2018

On November 30, farmers from all over the country marched in Delhi to demand a 21 day exclusive session for discussing the country's agrarian crisis. While the farmers were fuming in anger, the urban educated remained oblivion to the distress, however, the intellectual circuit of the city tried to raise awareness.

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‘Pather Panchali’ on BBC’s list of 100 best foreign-language films

‘Pather Panchali’ on BBC’s list of 100 best foreign-language films

November 28, 2018

A small budget, regional film made by amateur cast and crew decades ago is India’s only contribution to BBC’s 100 best foreign-language films list. Pather Panchali’s groundbreaking success is a recognition to the undaunted endeavour of art house creators around the world.

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