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Category: Culture

On ‘Negative Externality’

In November 2013, Valdis Dombrovski, the then Prime Minister of Latvia, resigned after accepting political responsibility for the collapse of a supermarket roof in the capital city of Riga that […]

Slammed For Romanticising War

It has been seen that Russia has increased the intensity of the attack, as the Armed Forces of President Vladimir Putin are slowly advancing towards Kiev from three different directions. […]

Not Just Films

Noted Iranian film director, screenwriter and film editor Jafar Panâhi (b. July 11, 1960), commonly associated with the Iranian New Wave Film Movement, once reportedly said that he “can’t do […]

A ‘Dream’ Example Of Romanticism

He had reportedly slept for just three hours… that too on the advice of his doctor. He, in those three hours, had a dream and continued to compose a verse. […]

Allowed To Visit, Finally

It was a dream come true for a nonagenarian Indian lady, who recently crossed the barbed wire fence to step into her ancestral home in Pakistan from India, after 75 […]

The ‘Collapse’

Authoritarian rulers are creating troubles for creative and liberal personalities across the globe, including Iran. Jafar Panahi recently became the third Iranian film-maker to be arrested in less than a […]

A Century Old Masterpiece

Once, a person had reportedly asked the author: “Where were you during the First World War?” The author replied: “I was busy with my Ulysses, and you?” It is one […]

People Need To ‘Get A Life’

He had triggered a sensation across the globe by inventing the first handheld cellular mobile phone in 1973. The journey, which began with the Motorola DynaTAC 8000X mobile phone in […]