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Amitav Ghosh says Jnanpith award recognises 'trust, affection that arises between writers and readers' communities'
Life

Amitav Ghosh says Jnanpith award recognises 'trust, affection that arises between writers and readers' communities'

We are living in a time when writers are increasingly beleaguered, embattled and marginalized. Around the world, everywhere we look, there is a closing of minds, a narrowing of horizons, and a palpable fear of the future, says Amitav Ghosh.

Photography project Girl Gaze portrays harsh realities faced by Punjabi women in India, the UK
Life

Photography project Girl Gaze portrays harsh realities faced by Punjabi women in India, the UK

Girl Gaze features the work of 2 Indian and 2 British women photographers, who point their lens at the gender inequality in the Punjabi community | #FirstCulture

23-foot-wide lunar replica unveiled at Kolkata's Victoria Memorial Hall
India

23-foot-wide lunar replica unveiled at Kolkata's Victoria Memorial Hall

The moon has descended on the lawns of Victoria Memorial, much to the delight of the city people who were seen thronging the northern gate of the iconic structure to view the spectacle

Museum of the Moon: Giant 23-ft Moon replica is being showcased in Victoria Memorial gardens in Kolkata this weekend
News & Analysis

Museum of the Moon: Giant 23-ft Moon replica is being showcased in Victoria Memorial gardens in Kolkata this weekend

A touring artwork, the 3D installation of the moon has been made using imagery from NASAs Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera, one of the exhibition organisers said.

British Council's curated film screenings open a window into the UK during the World Wars
Entertainment

British Council's curated film screenings open a window into the UK during the World Wars

The British Council film screenings are part of the UK-India year of culture 2017 celebrations, commemorating friendly ties between the two nations.

Anoushka Shankar on her musical journey and composing for a film for the first time
Entertainment

Anoushka Shankar on her musical journey and composing for a film for the first time

Anoushka Shankar talks about the experience of being the youngest person and first woman to be nominated for a Grammy in the World Music category

Cambridge University and German mobile language-learning app Babbel join hands for English tests
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Cambridge University and German mobile language-learning app Babbel join hands for English tests

Babbel and Cambridge University have jointly developed the test and will split revenue on what will be marketed as the "Babbel English Test".

British Council goes online with a top-notch digital library service
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British Council goes online with a top-notch digital library service

The British Council Library has started offering annual online memberships for Rs. 1100 per year.