Atin Bandyopadhyay (85), the renowned Bengali writer, has passed away in Kolkata on 19th January, 2019. Born in 1934 in Dhaka, he had taken up various jobs as a sailor, school teacher, factory manager, journalist to finally became a writer. He won the 2001 Sahitya Akademi award for his compilation of short stories ‘Panchashati Galpo’. ..
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Supriya Devi, the veteran Bengali film actress and Padmashri awardee, has passed away in Kolkata, West Bengal on January 26, 2018. She was best known for her portrayal of Neeta in Ritwik Ghatak’s ‘Meghe Dhaka Tara’ (The Cloud-Capped Star). During her over five-decade career in the Bengali film industry she delivered hits and classics like ..
The Madras High Court has ruled that the national song ‘Vande Mataram’ be made compulsory in all educational institutions and government or private organisations in Tamil Nadu. As per ruling, the national song be played and sung in all schools, colleges and universities at least once a week, preferably on Monday or Friday and in ..