Miguel Street – Experience the world in one street

“A stranger could drive through Miguel Street and just say “Slum!” because he could see no more. But we who lived there saw our street as a world, where everybody was quite different from everybody else. Man-man was mad; George was stupid; Big Foot was a bully; Hat was an adventurer; Popo was a philosopher, and Morgan was our comedian.”

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Dr Mandakranta Bose: On Sanskrit, her journey, and organizing the 17th World Sanskrit Conference

“Sanskrit has practically been my whole life” says Dr. Mandakranta Bose, Professor Emerita at UBC who retired as the director

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Whatever happened to the Romance novels?

Either the romance novels available everywhere have taken a wrong turn or I am too old to enjoy a cheesy

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3 Incidents that portrayed the Spirit of Kolkata to me

Although I stay in Kolkata only for a few days every couple of years, Kolkata is never ‘travel’ for me.

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The 4 Mistakes that got us Lost in the New York Subway

Some say New York is actually two cities, one that stands tall above the ground and the other that lurks

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Somlata’s Kaa Karoon Sajni: As Angry as Lovelorn

She has experimented previously with Rabindra Sangeet. Her audacious rock infused Rabindra Sangeet renditions infuriated many. How dare one get up

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Tathagata Ghosh’s Doitto: Exposing the Demons

Tathagata Ghosh’s Doitto (Demon), is a psychological thriller starring Shataf Figar, Aryan Roy, Soumya Majumdar, Bimal Giri and Payel Rakshit. The director

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The Past, Present, and Future of Storytelling in Education

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Reliving the pains of the Displaced in Ellis Island Immigration Museum

The last month has been a hard one on the world. I cried and sobbed with Rachel Maddow as she

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5 Easy Healthy Snacks that your Kids will love!

At one point in time in my life, I accepted the fact that all mothers are not chefs. In other

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