Culture

A different shade of Durga Puja

A different shade of Durga Puja

September 26, 2017

The joyous occasion of Durga Puja has transcended beyond the Bengali households and neighbourhoods in Kolkata and expanded across the seven seas, slowly creeping into the foreign lands. As we compare the different shades of Durga Puja from the perspective of a foreigner, we explo...

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La basilique du Bon Jésus à Goa
Du fromage « made in India »

Du fromage « made in India »

September 25, 2017

Du paneer au kalari, l’Inde produit un grand nombre de fromages végétariens. En voici quelques variétés locales délicieuses, bien que peu connues.

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The voice of Birendra Krishna Bhadra

The voice of Birendra Krishna Bhadra

September 22, 2017

While the world is gathering pace to take a leap ahead of time, Bengal travels eight decades back every year to seek the nostalgia associated with a voice; the voice of Birendra Krishna Bhadra.

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Traces of Urdu in India

Traces of Urdu in India

September 21, 2017

Though Urdu readers and speakers in India are fast disappearing, the language is still alive in the form of ghazals (poetic expressions in the form of songs), poetry recitations, Urdu festivals, Sufi music, the new emerging Urdu pop culture, and more.

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Swan Lake travels to New Delhi

Swan Lake travels to New Delhi

August 29, 2017

New Delhi, the capital of India, is prepping itself for an elaborate performance of the classic ballet ‘Swan Lake’.

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Artist profile: Raj Kamal Aich

Artist profile: Raj Kamal Aich

August 22, 2017

Raj Kamal Aich, a New Delhi based art director speaks about his views on art and his vision-encouraging us to find inspiration all around.

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L’art des peintures « Madhubani »

L’art des peintures « Madhubani »

August 16, 2017

La peinture de « Madhubani » prend racine dans la tradition d’une région éponyme de l’Etat du Bihar (Nord) qui a préservé une culture et une identité très particulières à travers les siècles. Suivre l’autoroute 52 qui passe par la ville de Madhubani, dans la r...

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Henry Cartier-Bresson: Life in a Photo

Henry Cartier-Bresson: Life in a Photo

August 11, 2017

Henri Cartier-Bresson is the French photographer who altered the dynamics of photography and introduced a fresh perspective that would inspire for years to come.

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Five hand stitched embroidery styles from India

Five hand stitched embroidery styles from India

August 2, 2017

We look at five Indian hand stitched embroidery styles that showcase the diversity of handicrafts from the country.

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