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A conversation between Damodar Mauzo and José Lourenço; an excerpt from Olivinho J.F. Gomes’ history of Konkani literature in Roman script, a talk on the 'secret history of Konkani' by Jason Keith Fernandes.
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Narayani Gupta reviews EP Unny's book on Fort Kochi, a fishing village 'that zoomed into the world map as trade town and fortified colonial capital, now a fort-less tourist destination. Also, arguably, the most written about town in India, thanks to sustained European presence over the years.'
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Satyajit Ray describes making his 1976 documentary for the NCPA: his concern that the dance go into one reel lest there be a jerk in the music, only to find Balasaraswati had decided to do it piecemeal, ‘not out of consideration for the camera, but to ensure perfection in her performance.’
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A tour of the Taj Mahal complex from the Taj Ganj markets to the Mahtab Bagh across the river, showing how it develops elements of earlier Mughal architecture, the spiritual resonances, and how 17th-century visitors experienced it.
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By Catherine B. Asher
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Exactly a month after the release of his biography, Voice of a Generation, the doyen of Carnatic music, R.K. Srikantan passed away at the age of 94.
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'To put it simply, since childhood, it has been my privilege to meet with creative minds who have been variously categorized as scientists, seers, philosophers, poets..': Dr Kapila Vatsyayan talks about how Science and Culture are ‘the two birds on the same branch’
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While there is some confusion about the year of his birth, the year he joined art school and other biographical details, from most reliable accounts Jamini Roy was born sometime in mid-April, 1887
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By Ella Datta
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1930 के आस-पास भारत का स्वाधीनता आंदोलन नए तेवर के साथ संगठित हुआ। 1927-28 में साइमन कमीशन के विरोध से जो देशव्यापी लहर पैदा हुई उसका एक पड़ाव 1931 में भगत सिंह, राजगुरु और सुखदेव की फांसी को माना जा सकता है।
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Rituparno Ghosh`s emergence in the early 1990s on the map of Bengali cinema nearly coincided with a historical event-the demise of maestro Satyajit Ray.
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By Sumit Dey
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The divine is invoked everywhere in India, even on the ground through drawing or painting with rice paste or vegetable and mineral based coloured powder.
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By Chantal Jumel
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An authority on architecture, Jain art and literature, and music, MA Dhaky speaks of his intellectual influences, resonances between disciplines, and the story of his encyclopedic projects.
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