Although it is considered as one of the humanitarian efforts yet at times it raises questions as are they at all of any good to those it is mainly concerned. These six brides did ever look happy and willing, although they were married to their respective husbands that night.
This is the construction of the extended metro railway in Kolkata where more than 5000 trees had to be fallen as a result the rainfall this year has already reduced and thus gradually the ground water will also be. I think its Urban Decay amid it's development which is not environment friendly.
Mr. Tarak Nath Basak, 65 years old watch repairing man for last 50 years. He started his work at the age of 15 when he learnt from his father and started assisting him in this north kolkata shop. But his son is no more in this profession. With the advent of battery operated watch this is almost an extinct profession now, says Mr. Basak..
It wont be much long till we can find these people repairing old watches. Road side watch repairing at Dulhousie area, Kolkata.
The holy city of Pushkar is located in the Ajmer district of Rajasthan, India. Pushkar is one of the five sacred dhams or pilgrimage sites for devout Hindus. One of the oldest cities of India. Pushkar lies on the shore of the sacred Pushkar Lake. The sacred waters of the Pushkar lake are considered at par with the waters of the Mansarovar lake situated on way to Mount Kailash the abode of Shiva. The date of actual origin of Pushkar is unknown, but legend associates Lord Brahma with its creation. Pushkar is also referred to as "Tirtha- Guru" - the Guru of pilgrimage sites or “Tirtha-Raj “ the king...
Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai has addressed the United Nations as part of her campaign to ensure free compulsory education for every child.
She marked her 16th birthday by delivering the speech on Friday at the UN headquarters in New York.
Taliban gunmen shot Malala on her school bus last October following her campaign for girls' rights.
"I am here to speak up for the right of education of every child," she said.
Its not always important to know for all but the person himself/herself to know who the person is. Only if its thought to be found. If not the search goes on and on. But the inquisitive mind never stops the search for the person of heart. Moner manush as we call them. Once if you can get him, secure him in your heart and dont let go.
Hrid majhare rakhiyo, chere dio na.
Reaching in groups to the Joydev mela at Kenduli
The holy dip of makar sankranti
Cleaners & Driers
Path (Reading the book of mantra)
The Baul Akhara, at rest..Preparing for the night...
What really is faith? One little boy in Sunday School was asked that question and quick as a flash he replied, "Believing something you know isn't true." And I don't know what you feel about it. I often thought that that's what faith was.It's believing something that you know with your mind isn't true. It's some kind of overdrive that you push in with a button of some kind in your mind or your emotions or somewhere as "they" say down in your heart, to get you to accept something that you know with your intellect could not possibly be true. And so many of us, I think,...
"My photography is a reflection, which comes to life in action and leads to meditation. Spontaneity
- the suspended moment - intervenes during action, in the viewfinder."
Iranian, b. 1944
An Iranian transplanted to Paris, Abbas has dedicated himself to documenting the political and social
life of societies in conflict.In his major work since 1970 he has covered wars and revolutions in Biafra,
Bangladesh, Northern Ireland, Vietnam, the Middle East, Chile, Cuba, and South Africa during apartheid.
From 1978 to 1980, Abbas photographed the revolution...
The row of four massive warehouses standing along the Hooghly riverfront on Strand Road, once statements of the city’s power and prosperity, had over the years become symbols of utter neglect on the part of the Calcutta Port Trust, that owns them, and the city fathers as well.Strand Warehouse was the oldest, most ornate and aesthetically pleasing of the four. It was pushed to dereliction by several fires, the last and most devastating of which was on February 14, 2010.Deeper north, there are several other warehouses once owned by Bengali merchants, the most picturesque of which...