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Song of the soil Folk songs are an integral part of any society. However, under relentless pressure of industrialisation and globalisation many formats seem to be in danger of disappearing forever. Hence the revival of people’s interest in folk music of Bengal is an encouraging sign. Uttara Gangopadhyay reports 31-Jan-2016
Let children choose books, not mummy, da There is something for everyone at the Jaipur Literature Festival. So when a session on Writing For Children, Writing as Children, was up with anchors like Nandana Dev Sen, Jerry Pinto, Paro Anand and Nayanika Mahtani, talk about these authors, their books, novels and their thought process was bound to be there, including some laughter and fun. But a class VI student of Jaipur's Maharaja Sawai Mansingh Vidyalaya, Jiyan Roytalukdar, who sat through the session, only wonders why are the children never asked what interests them. Here he pens a report for Rajasthan Post 24-Jan-2016
Diggi diary: A small prayer before the J Jaipur, Jan 20 (www.rajasthanpost.com/IBNS): India’s most democratic, free spirited literary festival, the Jaipur Literature Festival takes off two days on, at its heritage site-the Diggi Palace. But already a PIL regarding the cramped venue is in the High Court, waiting to be heard. Diggi Palace owners Thakur Ram Pratap Singh Diggi and wife Jyotika Kumari are not worried as they prepare for their annual literary sojourn. The Rajasthan Post team caught up with them 20-Jan-2016
Kite Kraze: High in the Sky As Jaipur celebrates one of its biggest festivals, Makar Sankranti, on Jan 14 and 15 this year, Rajasthan Post's Iram Tasleem takes a walk down the memory lane when kite flying was a passion and capturing the King's kite could earn one a jaagir 14-Jan-2016
A big jump worth taking Moving from academia to starting her own business on urban transport solutions was a hard decision for Anvita Arora but it has been a rewarding experience. California based independent journalist Steve Fox reports 09-Jan-2016
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