9 gorgeous birds one can see in Kolkata

About 500 years ago, the area we call as Kolkata was a rich land of tropical forests and exotic animals. The land was very...

10 quotes of George Bernard Shaw- the King of Sass

Nobel laureate George Bernard Shaw was a force to reckon with. Known to be bold, unapologetic, and unabashed with his words and ideas, he...

Feluda to Goenda Gondalu- Detective and adventure characters that makes Bengalis bookworms

Bengalis really love detectives and adventures. No wonder there are many, many detectives and adventure characters in Bengali storytelling. Bengali readers have loved these tales...

A Walk in The Rain That Changed My Life

From coyness to cussing, after two years of love, laughs, support, inspiration, comfort, closeness, satisfaction and nurturing to here, now, this very moment of...

My monsoon memories – the few rainy days of Dubai

It was 35 years ago when I was staying in the city of Dubai. A place where rain is scarce and the temperatures soar...

সেদিন বৃষ্টিতে

বৃষ্টি ভেজা পথেই তোমায় হারিয়ে ছিলাম ভিজতে থাকা চোখে এমন প্রশ্ন কেন? পায়রা দুটি আমার দিকে তাকিয়ে ছিল নীলাভ দুটি শুভ্র নয়ন লালচে যেন সময় যেন হঠাৎ করে...

You know why this place is named Half Samosa?

Those tiny little droplets knocked on my window pane, I looked out of the window, lightening followed by a loud thunder brought goose bumps...

Monsoon is back, dear

Dark Clouds cover the whole sky, and floats up and up so high. Charged with thunder and lightning in the atmosphere Creatures like peacocks and frogs start...

বর্ষামঙ্গল কাব্য

“তোমার মঙ্গল হোক!” আশীর্বচন দেন সনাতন ব্রহ্ম । নীপবীথি হাসে। “ ভালো বললেন বটে! ‘মঙ্গল’! তা এমন ঘন বর্ষায় মঙ্গলকাব্য রচনা কি সম্ভব?” স্মিত হাসেন মহারাজ।...

Monsoon masti with family – a beautiful recount from Orissa

Monsoon in India is really happening. Each state has its own way of welcoming monsoon and own style of celebrating monsoon. With the onset...