The Nobel Prize Winners from Kolkata

The Nobel Prize Winners from Kolkata

My beloved city of Kolkata has produced another Nobel Laureate. This city, much maligned and excluded by Western media, has been a city where world-renowned artists, filmmakers, scientists, authors and poets have lived and worked. The tradition is still on.

Ravi Shankar: Sitar, Shanti and Soul

Ravi Shankar: Sitar, Shanti and Soul

Sitar virtuoso, Indian music legend Ravi Shankar is no more. Pandit, Guru Ravi Shankar passed away in his California home on Tuesday. He was 92. Many Indians, particularly the pre-kitsch, non-Bollywood-type Indians, and surprisingly a large number of Westerners know...