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Author Kavita Kane, who is credited for mythological fictions like 'The Karna's Wife', 'Sita's Sister', was the guest at a virtual An Author's Afternoon session organised by Prabha Khaitan Foundation and presented by Shree Cement on Jul 28. India Blooms correspondent Souvik Ghosh brings excerpts of an interaction where Kavita spoke about the blending of literature and epics more
Gharana is important for student of music: Shubha Mudgal

Indian singer of Hindustani classical music, Shubha Mudgal, was the guest at 'Sur Aur Saaz' event organised by Prabha Khaitan Foundation in association with Ehsaas Women on Jul 27 ...

The happiness of always being busy: Japanese writer Héctor García decodes IKIGAI

Kolkata:  Ikigai is a mysterious Japanese word which loosely means "the happiness of always being busy" or finding and living one’s passion. Japanese author Hé ...

Makers of film ‘Synthetic Sati’ now working on new web series based on paranormal and magic

Kolkata: Power Publishers & Motion Pictures is working on a brand new web series, titled ‘Onyobhubon’, or ‘The Other World’, which explores the paranormal and ...

Book Review: A journey of personal discovery through the land of Uncle Sam

Tomes have been written about The United States of America – a country which instantly grabs the attention due to multiple reasons like academics, fashion, style, food, language &nd ...

Marxists' weakness is they don't practise what they preach: Author Anant Vijay

Kolkata/NITN: At a time the Communists are losing their relevance across India, journalist-columnist-author Anant Vijay on Wednesday highlighted the alleged double standards of the Marxis ...

What delighted me about Holiday Inn Amsterdam (RAI) was when I got off the metro at RAI station reaching there by a train from Schiphol Airport. I walked a few paces and there it was: Holiday Inn Amsterdam.  


WHEN I checked in this April in Chicago's newest property for growing tourists, The Hoxton, it was about midnight. But unlike any five star hotel with an orderly lobby of relaxed or stressed out travellers walking in or out toting their suitcases, I encountered the ambiance of a city's popular night joint- it was teeming with young to middle aged good looking souls in a party mood.