Monthly Archives: February 2013

FLOWERS OF SANTINIKETAN: SHIMUL

FLOWERS OF SANTINIKETAN: SHIMUL Shimul is a pre-spring flower almost proclaiming the advent of spring- a most cherished season in Santiniketan. It’s a gigantic tree, naturally making it difficult to photograph, always looking up at heavenly direction resulting often in …

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NEURO BIOLOGY CENTRE & DR SUMANTRA CHATTARJI

NEURO BIOLOGY CENTRE & DR SUMANTRA CHATTARJI (A Telegraph News Paper Report by G.S.Mathur on 17/02/2013) Indian and British scientists have established a research centre to probe disease mechanisms and seek out treatment strategies for intractable brain disorders through joins …

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THE COLOUR OF MYTH: MAHA KUMBH MELA 2013

THE COLOUR OF MYTH: MAHA KUMBH MELA 2013 THE PILGRIMAGE: My tryst with pilgrimages always remained a bit unusual in the sense that I never entered the sanctum sanctorum of famous temples even after traveling more than 1000 Kms from …

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JWST-fun-facts

  Fun Facts about the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) will be a successor to Hubble Space Telescope. JWST is a large, infrared-optimized space telescope. The project is working to a 2018 launch date. Its …

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BOX CAMERA, ARPAN, KALA BHAVANA & PRINT MAKING

                          BOX CAMERA, ARPAN, KALA BHAVANA & PRINT MAKING I never expected to come across a box camera in Santiniketan, that also in this age of digital photography. …

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THE MUSTARD FIELD

This well-known vibrant lyric of the song by Rabindranath Tagore is perhaps enough to capture the spirit of mustard field where the sky remains baffled at the possibility of the sunrays being crystallized on Earth within the blooming mustard flowers. …

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