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Red rose in red

  Red rose in red Written by Bashabi Barari Photography by Abhijit Dhar     “Agar tum mil jao/zamana chhod denge hum” (if you be mine/I damn care and leave the society)….the song in the bluetooth speaker is making Aadil thrilled. Actually he was in thought of Mashaba,a girl who…

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Terra Incognita

Terra Incognita Written by Oliver Pan     Do I, then, belong to the heavens? Why, if not so, should the heavens Fix me thus with their ceaseless blue stare, Luring me on, and my mind, higher Ever higher, up into the sky, Drawing me ceaselessly up To heights far,…

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Phantom

Phantom Written by – OliverPan Art – Nikolas     Psychologists say, when someone has a body part amputed or an organ removed, the amputee feels the presence of the missing part in the form of eerie sensation or pain. It happens because your brain is so used to having…

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World Oral Health Day 20th March 2019

  A special article on oral health by Dr. Papita Ghosh, BDS, MDS     Teeth increase the beauty of face.Full mouth teeth help to support the muscles of face, which is important to prevent wrinkles, sagging of cheeks, lips.So earlier loss of teeth makes person’s look older.Other than the…

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Recovery

    Beware of those cobbles, trample not on the moss Of the land, Where drifts the cortege, through stench and ravines, Where crows feed on phlegm and flesh of lizards, And floods drain urine and mortal dirt of shame Into the river where bathed your ancestors. Where civilization thrives…

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RIP

      Why u shed ur tear, Mom! Oh Dear! Cry not, for I am not gone, I will return.   I am an idea, I am a pride. I am love, to you, my bride.   I am proud! To die thimble, For the land I nourish from….

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An ode to a passerby

  Rhyme, beloved, my music with your curse, my thoughts with your sickness, In your world I sought hope, and in your heart I found solace. Your eyes were but eyes of virtue, that now prowl some toxic greenery, Crawling like a snake into your nerves, leaving you comatose, Blameless…

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The Kite

      Aniruddh struggled on his terrace, with his reel and kite. It is the day of makar sankranti and he has heard from his non-bengali friends that on this day, they fly kites. Studying in the eighth standard and with exams knocking at the door, he has somehow…

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Kurseong : The Town of Shadows and Mysteries

    From the  valley of tea gardens to the towering Kanchenjunga, from the magnificent churches to the majestic monasteries; the hill town Kurseong has it all. An interesting mix of nature and heritage, the town is established at an altitude of 4,864 ft. Being a hub of the white…

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Fate

    Fate. The term had crossed her mind for a brief second when she first laid eyes on him tonight in the crowd of unknown faces across the street. She’d never believed in fate before today, always brushing it off as romantic bullshit that people conveniently used to explain…

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Memoirs of Autumn

    Held in a late season At a shifting of worlds, In the golden balance of autumn, Out of love and reason We made our peace; Stood still in October In the failing light and sought, Each in the other,ease And release from silence, From the slow damnation Of…