The floods that had wreaked havoc a couple of months ago had pulled down the compound wall that separated the two plots and thus made the excavation site accessible by road.
“I’ve always wanted to make a film on amma (Teejan Bai). Even at this age, she performs on stage for hours and doesn’t forget a single word. She fought the norms created by the society, at a time when women barely had the right to speak up and that’s admirable
A staircase, Mammootty sitting, and his eyes give away subtly the mountainous tiredness of a daily fight of a father. His lips vibrate minutely, as he keeps staring into something. The scene closes, and without even giving out a loud wail, or a drop of tear, or even a properly visible expression, he dominates the scene to its completeness.
Behrouz Boochani is a failed asylum seeker from Iran who has been held on Manus Island in Papua New Guinea for almost six years. The place doesn’t get much coverage for an offshore detention centre that holds failed refugees indefinitely, and maybe it should but all that might be about to change as Boochani’s book is about his time on the island and his attempted journey to safety.
The Goa government on Thursday approved amendments to the Tourist Trade Act that will allow authorities to impose a fine of Rs 2,000 or jail tourists who cause “public nuisance”
Shot entirely in Spanish and an Indigenous Mexican language, it will also compete in the foreign language field. “Roma” was recognized in every key category, including director, lead actress Yalitza Aparicio as a domestic worker, supporting actress Marina de Tavira, screenplay, and multiple technical fields.
Calligraphy or ‘Kareemgraphy’ as Abdul Kareem stylizes it, is not just an aesthetic but also an important medium of discourse. A mostly self-taught calligrapher, the Malappuram native draws his inspiration from the world around. This is evident from his social media posts that is abreast of all political developments.
The tsunami struck the coastline of west Java and Sumatra at 9:27 p.m. on Saturday, killing at least 200 people. More than 800 were injured and dozens more are missing, Indonesia’s Disaster Management Agency said.
Born in 1924 at Faridpur in undivided Bengal, Chakraborty was a dominant figure in the modern Bengali literary field. He published his first book of poems, Nil Nirjone, in 1954, when he was 30 years old. In 1974, he won the Sahitya Akademi award for his poem Ulanga Raja, which was a satire on society.
Ghosh’s works include The Circle of Reason (1986), Shadow Lines (1988), The Calcutta Chromosome (1995) and Sea of Poppies (2008). The Indian government awarded Ghosh the Padma Shri in 2007.