Art Attack
Art Beat

Art Attack!!

There is this new phase of Art Attack on Facebook, the idea is to fill Facebook with a little art. The game is easy. Suppose it’s my Facebook wall and I have uploaded a picture. To anyone who “likes” that picture, I will be assigning an artist. All one needs …

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Upendrakishore Roy Chowdhury- the peddler of our dreams
Book Reviews

Upendrakishore Roy Chowdhury- the peddler of our dreams

I grew up reading ‘Tuntunir Boi’, ‘Chotoder Ramayan’, ‘Chotoder Mahabharat’ and ‘Sekaler Kotha’ among a few dozen other books. It was right then that I developed the irrevocable love for reading and a knack for writing. Well, I do have a lot to thank the remarkably gifted popular Bengali litterateur …

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MANCHESTER UNITED - All the Way!!
Sports

MANCHESTER UNITED – All the Way!!

Shameful or not, I started watching soccer when I was a kid and well, you might not even want to call it “soccer”. There was a cartoon on Animax which caught my childhood fancy and I watched every single episode without a miss. Yes, it was about soccer. In my …

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Coolest Gadgets of 2013 and 2014!!
Tech Talk

Coolest Gadgets of 2013 and 2014!!

“Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic” – Arthur C. Clarke   Being as technologically handicapped as me, one wonders how hard could life get? Just the other day, I had to use Google Hangout for the first time and that ended like “HELLO HELLO HELLO!” for the initial …

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20 kgs- *POOF!*
Fitness

20 kgs- *POOF!*

20 kgs. And all gone. Seems impossible? Well, it isn’t. Meet Torsha. Torsha Datta Chaudhuri. The girl who struggled with her weight like many of us. Yet she stood out. How many of us can really be that determined to stick to our diet-plan, accept the challenge and well, just …

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The Major Oscar Hopefuls- 2014
Bioscope

The Major Oscar Hopefuls- 2014

The time has come again when the much- awaited award ceremony of the year will unfold itself. The 86th Academy Awards. Oscars. Say it out loud. Oscars. Funny enough, I had this image of a man in black suit and tie, mike in hand, waiting to begin the ceremony, and …

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From Ma's Kitchen
Whats Cooking

From Ma’s Kitchen

When it comes to food, who else to nag 24*7 other than Super-Mom?? In our family, the knowledge of food, the skills required, and the little tricks get passed on from generation to generation… Grandmom -> then Mom -> now supposedly, it’s my turn to learn it all up. *gulps* The three …

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All Hail Zomato!
Start-ups & Entrepreneurship

All Hail Zomato!

Hungry? Your Happy-Tummy destination is just a click away! Log on to zomato.com, choose the kind of service you want– ‘get home delivery’ / ‘go out for a meal’ / ‘go out for drinks’ / ’visit a café or dell’ , choose the starters, the main course and the dessert, and find the …

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The Bell Jar
Book Reviews

The Bell Jar

“To the person in the bell jar, blank and stopped as a dead baby, the world itself is a bad dream.” The Bell Jar is a realistic, agonizingly emotional novel by Sylvia Plath showcasing the fight of a talented young woman against her inner demons and her gradual fall into …

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Manush Putul
Bioscope

Manush Putul

Directed By– Tathagata Ghosh Produced By- T-square Productions, Caspian Pictures, RGB Studios Edited By- Souvik Basu Thakur Cinematography- Rajdeep Mukherjee and Dipayan Saha Main Cast- Sayantan Banerjee, Siddhartha Dey, Najrin Islam, Ranodeep Nandy, Gautam Siddharta Ghosh, Nupur Banerjee, Arindam Banerjee Poster- Shuvam Bhattacharya In this year’s Kolkata International Film Festival, out of a myriad of …

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