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Pran – an actor who proved Plato wrong

Looking at the title one might wonder what these two personalities, who occupied two different milieus, set apart by some thousands of miles and thousands of years, had in common. The latter was a wise man from Athens who vociferously argued to ban most forms of aesthetic expressions in a ‘republic.’ One of the reasons

Romancing the Past in Kolkata

“Sir Turn left … no right…..no  …no… no… go straight…..” screamed Aravind shuttling his eyeballs between the streets and the map in the 4 inch screen of the iPhone. “Is it right right or left?” asked Dr. Ajith without loosing his temper amid the hullabaloo of the city. “Left sir… left” replied Aravind having full