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Rabindranath Tagore's thoughts on nation-building that informed the National Anthem remain timely, and relevant
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Rabindranath Tagore's thoughts on nation-building that informed the National Anthem remain timely, and relevant

As Rabindranath Tagore's 159th birth anniversary is observed, revisiting the origins of the National Anthem and why it is the 'protest song' India needs at this socio political juncture.

The problem with Indian publishing: State apathy, sales-driven editorial strategy, lack of accurate data
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The problem with Indian publishing: State apathy, sales-driven editorial strategy, lack of accurate data

Indian publishing, dominated by education and struggling to function through a lack of data, suffers the consequences of a state hostile to publishing and apathetic to the dissemination of knowledge.

On Gandhi Jayanti, remembering Mahatma's most beloved hymns — from Raghupati Raghava Raja Ram to Lead, Kindly Light
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On Gandhi Jayanti, remembering Mahatma's most beloved hymns — from Raghupati Raghava Raja Ram to Lead, Kindly Light

A common theme seems to run through Gandhiji’s preferred playlist. The themes of devotion, harmony and reconciliation are a common thread. And through all of the songs, there is a sense of gazing deeply into the self to bring out the best that resides in everyone regardless of how trying the circumstances are.

Ami Kolkata: A museum housed within Metcalfe Hall re-imagines the City of Joy, reflects its democratic spirit
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Ami Kolkata: A museum housed within Metcalfe Hall re-imagines the City of Joy, reflects its democratic spirit

Ami Kolkata has its mandatory Tagore and Ray, but it also has a stairwell lined with quirky posters – old movie classics as well as vintage ads for Horlicks malted milk, Lily barley biscuits, and Firpo’s machine-made bread. It celebrates Kolkata biryani and Chinatown breakfasts as much as it honours its pioneers like Raja Ram Mohun Roy and Begum Roqeya.

As Bioscopewala comes to theatres, a look at other films inspired by Rabindranath Tagore's works
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As Bioscopewala comes to theatres, a look at other films inspired by Rabindranath Tagore's works

Deb Medhekar's upcoming film Bioscopewala is based on Rabindranath Tagore's short story Kabuliwala.

Jerry Pinto receives Sahitya Akademi Award; urges writers to protect truth in acceptance speech
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Jerry Pinto receives Sahitya Akademi Award; urges writers to protect truth in acceptance speech

Mumbai-based novelist Jerry Pinto, who was one of the 24 recipients of the 2016 Sahitya Akademi Award, argued the role of authors in the wake of rising debate between nationalism and freedom of speech in India

Home where Rabindranath Tagore wrote parts of 'Gitanjali' is now in ruins
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Home where Rabindranath Tagore wrote parts of 'Gitanjali' is now in ruins

Leopards and leeches are permanent partners in a dilapidated home nestled in the dense forests of Uttarakhand where Rabindranath Tagore once found inspiration for his epic, Gitanjali

Gulzar laments the absence of Tagore's works in school textbooks
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Gulzar laments the absence of Tagore's works in school textbooks

Reading Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore's works was a "turning point" in his writings, acclaimed lyricist Gulzar says

Amitabh Bachchan pays homage to Rabindranath Tagore on his birth anniversary
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Amitabh Bachchan pays homage to Rabindranath Tagore on his birth anniversary

Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan on Thursday paid homage to Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore on his birth anniversary.

Tagore's wife Mrinalini Devi to be portrayed in a Bengali tv series
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Tagore's wife Mrinalini Devi to be portrayed in a Bengali tv series

With a month to go for Rabindranath Tagore's birthday, a TV serial on the life of Mrinalini Devi, his wife, and other women who played a role in the poet's life, is in the making

Japanese Emperor Akihito says India left a 'lasting impression'
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Japanese Emperor Akihito says India left a 'lasting impression'

Japanese Emperor Akihito said the first visit of the royal couple to India more than half a century ago, as the then crown prince and princess, had left "a strong and lasting impression on us to this day" and hoped their current visit, as the king and queen of Japan, would deepen the bond of mutual friendship and trust between the two Asian countries.