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Bangladesh sets up university to commemorate Tagore's contribution

Each year Rabindra Jayanti is celebrated with fervour and festivity across Bangladesh. Rabindranath Tagore may not have been a Bangladeshi poet, but his song Amar Sonar Bangla is the national......

Prospects of peace as India-Pak tensions have eased: China

Quoting from the epic Mahabharata and Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore, a top Chinese leader has said the easing of tensions between India and Pakistan has increased the prospects of peace in......

Gandhi's letters, Constitution copy fetch big bucks

An anonymous bidder bought the letter written by Mahatma Gandhi in 1922 to Rabindranath Tagore's eldest brother Dwijendranath at seven times its pre-sale estimate while a rare copy of the Indian......

In PHOTOS: A splash of Indian culture at Rajpath

The glory of the living abode of one of the greatest poets of the 20th century Rabindranath Tagore, women's empowerment and the century-long journey of 'Punjab Mail' are among a range of themes......

'Weapons are not going to solve the problem of terrorism'

'Where the mind is without fear and the head is held high...' these lines from Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore's poem marked an apt beginning to Transforming Our Way of Living: Remembering......

Indian Rail's just a snail

Thank God there's Rabindranath Tagore, so Mamata Banerjee could quote him to spice up her 2009-10 railway budget speech. And thank God there's China, so we can compare notes and check out how good......

Education budgets of world's top economies

In 1919, three decades before Independence, Rabindranath Tagore declared, "All over India, there is a vague feeling of discontent in the air about our prevalent system of education. Signs have been......

Modi to charm Dhaka with visa on arrival, $2-bn line of credit and Tagore poetry

Bangladesh, along with India, had identified 15 projects to promote connectivity among South Asian neighbours   Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to use the smattering of Bengali he had......

The changing face of Kolkata's Kabuliwala

Driven out of business by microfinance companies, the Kabuliwalas of Kolkata, traditional moneylenders, have seen their numbers shrink. I felt like I was in hell. I could not speak properly and......

'We know India can run -- judging by cricket -- but can it fly?'

The elements are all aligned to make India a global powerhouse, says IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde. Good afternoon -- Namaste! Dear faculty members, students, and distinguished guests,......

Review: I AM is a relevant film

Onir's I AM opens with a quotation from Rabindranath Tagore's Gitanjali, 'Where the mind is without fear and the head is held high...' underlining the purpose behind his evocative anthology. While......

The Indian who inspired Sean Penn

Graffiti in an Omaha, Nebraska, alleyway in the US quoting Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore left such a deep impression on Sean Penn that it was instrumental in his humanitarian and philanthropic......

Spotted: Sharmila Tagore in London

Readers Suman & Sumana Bhattacharya are part of London's culture scene.At a function about Rabindranath Tagore, the husband and wife got to meet Sharmila Tagore, who was in London for a recitation......

Merchant Ivory will capture Tagore on film

Ismail Merchant and James Ivory have their sights set on Rabindranath Tagore.According to Kolkata's The Telegraph, the celebrated filmmaking duo's yet-untitled project is a drama based on the......

Books Tina Dutta, Riddhi, Rashmi Desai LOVE to read!

A cue for your own reading list, perhaps?As we celebrate World Book Day today, here's a look at what our most popular television stars' favourite books of all time are:Here's a lowdown, in......

World Cup Diary: Ray's 'Charulata' makes news in Hamilton

Zimbabwe supporters at Seddon Park in Hamilton. Photograph: Phil Walter/Getty Images On a Sunday afternoon, in sleepy Hamilton, as one ambles through the quiet streets, the colourful billboards at......
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I didn't stay back in Chennai as Tamil was too difficult

Born and brought up in Boppard near Frankfurt, India cal led out to Martin Kampchen in 1973. His tryst with poet Rabindranath Tagore's works had... ...

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Tribute to an exceptional scholar

The volume under review, carefully prepared by members of the staff of Calcutta University Library and edited by the eminent historian and... ...

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The journey to centrestage

There is a buzz about Ratan Thiyam the moment his play is announced. Long queues form at the venue and despite the fact Ratan Thiyam does not... ...

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An 'epic' discovery

The EPIC Channel slipped into my radar when a friend mentioned that it was screening stories from Rabindranath Tagore, directed by Anurag Basu of... ...

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Kissing the ground

Mussolini, 1925 When King George V and Queen Mary left what was called a "native pageant" in Calcutta in January 1912, "the crowd burst the... ...

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