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Installation artwork at ONGC petroleum museum

Acclaimed as doyenne among Uttarakhand artists, India, veteran artist of repute, Monica Talukdar is exhibiting her works at Dallas, Texas, USA from 1st to 7th October 2017. Monica has already showcased a selection of 25 paintings and prints , ranging from water colour wash on paper to acrylic and oil paintings on canvas at an art exhibition held at Hewitt Public Library and Art Gallery, at Waco, Texas, USA. from 15th July to 21st September 2017. Learning & Creativity is delighted to showcase some of her paintings and artworks.

'My Inner Eye Opened and I Learned to Look Within': In Conversation With Renowned Artist Monica Talukdar
‘My Inner Eye Opened and I Learned to Look Within’: In Conversation With Renowned Artist Monica Talukdar
An in-depth interview with acclaimed painter and visionary artist hailing from Uttarakhand, Monica Talukdar, who has recently exhibited her stunning paintings in Hewitt Public...
Monica Talukdar with her installation artwork at ONGC petroleum museum
Featured Artist: Monica Talukdar
Acclaimed as doyenne among Uttarakhand artists, India, veteran artist of repute, Monica Talukdar is exhibiting her works at Dallas, Texas, USA from 1st to 7th October 2017....
Silence can never bring you justice
Hostile Behaviour at Workplace: How to Deal With It
Amarpreet Kaur, Partner at HRhelpdesk.in, speaks on how one should deal with hostile behaviors and why women need to raise their voice against such behaviors.
Managing Bullying and Harassment at the Workplace
Managing Bullying and Harassment at the Workplace
In the workplace, bullying and harassment happens primarily by people around you, that is, those who are above you, those who are your colleagues or those below you. Mandeep...
Drops of Moonlight: How to Choose Pearls
Drops of Moonlight: How to Choose Pearls
While gold and diamonds tend to get priority in every woman’s collection, it is the classic and elegant pearl which renders the element of refinement. Choosing pearls is...
6th Woman Scream International Art and Poetry Festival, Kolkata: Event Report
6th Woman Scream International Art and Poetry Festival, Kolkata: Event Report
The recently celebrated 6th Woman Scream International Art and Poetry Festival, Kolkata, which took the city by storm on March 26, 2015, was a grand follow-up to the international...
Two Women
Two Women
You and I At a strange time Could have been one Two variants of an atomic soul Same yet different Shaped by different storms Weathered we are But we still love the rains And...
Two Poems on Womanhood by Shirani Rajapakse
Two Poems on Womanhood by Shirani Rajapakse
Poetry on womanhood by Sri Lankan poet Shirani Rajapakse as part of Rhythm Divine, Kolkata's collaboration with 6th Woman Scream International Art and Poetry Festival 2016....
Heart-Headed People
Heart-Headed People
Aiman Abdullah's poetry on womanhood as part of the 6th Woman International Art and Poetry Festival 2016, in collaboration with Rhythm Divine, Kolkata.
I Am Not Your Victim
I Am Not Your Victim
Himadri Agarwal's poetry on womanhood as part of Rhythm Divine's collaboration with 6th Woman Scream International Art and Poetry Festival 2016.
'Black' and 'I Am Alive': by Sufia Khatoon
‘Black’ and ‘I Am Alive’: by Sufia Khatoon
Poetry on womanhood as part of Rhythm Divine's collaboration with 6th Woman Scream International Art and Poetry Festival 2016.
Death of a Soul
Death of a Soul
Ritesh Agarwal's poetry on womanhood as part of Rhythm Divine's collaboration with 6th Woman Scream International Art and Poetry Festival 2016, initiated by Jael Uribe.
Interviewing Kushal Poddar and Amit Shankar Saha about Woman Scream 2016, and their role in the International Movement
Interviewing Kushal Poddar and Amit Shankar Saha about Woman Scream 2016, and their role in the International Movement
Interviewing poets of Rhythm Divine about Woman Scream International art and Poetry Festival 2016
Interview with Sufia Khatoon: Rhythm Divine Collaborates with 6th Woman Scream
Interview with Sufia Khatoon: Rhythm Divine Collaborates with 6th Woman Scream
Interviewing Sufia Khatoon, Co-founder, Rhythm Divine for the the Kolkata chapter of Woman Scream 2016
Painting_Sufia
Questioning Stereotypes and A Wish
Radhika Mall's poetry on womanhood as part of the 6th Woman Scream International Art and Poetry Festival 2016, in collaboration with Rhythm Divine, Kolkata
Unraping Marriage
Unraping Marriage
Shreyatama Datta's poetry on womanhood as part of Rhythm Divine's collaboration with 6th Woman Scream International Art and Poetry Festival 2016.
Verses on a Woman
Verses on a Woman
Kushal Poddar's Poetry on womanhood as part of Rhythm Divine's collaboration with 6th Woman Scream International Art and Poetry Festival 2016, initiated in Madrid, Spain....
Being a Woman
Being a Woman
Poetry on womanhood as part of Rhythm Divine's collaboration with 6th Woman Scream International Art and Poetry Festival 2016.
The Last Night of My Life
The Last Night of My Life
A young married woman, a mother faced with a cruel reality of her life, as her family crumbles down.
Dropping out of school was her only option(Pic courtesy: Morguefile)
Where Goddesses Cry
A touching poetic saga of oppressed women of the modern days, named after the Hindu goddesses.
Woman
Woman
A soulful poem about a woman in wax.
I am No Goddess...
I am No Goddess…
A powerful, hard-hitting poem about the Every Woman, the everyday diva.
Wish
Wish
A poet reminisces about his mother, the sounds and images he would associate with her leaves him deeply nostalgic and lost.
Rise and Shine
Rise and Shine
A moving account of reminiscence and nostalgia of a mother as she visits down the memory lane on the occasion of her dear daughter's birthday.
Defiant Dreams: Tales of Everyday Divas - A Book Review
Defiant Dreams: Tales of Everyday Divas – A Book Review
A detailed, analytic book review of 'Defiant Dreams: Tales of Everyday Divas', published by Readomania, edited and curated by Incredible Women of India.
The emptied bottle of sleeping pills lay open by the cushions.
The Separation
A touching, heart-wrenching saga of love, sacrifices and loss, centered on the relationship between a father-in-law and a daughter-in-law.
The Irrepressible ‘ She’
The Irrepressible ‘ She’
A heart-touching poem about the indomitable spirit of womanhood.
Atlas Shrugged
‘Women Who Have Inspired Me’
As 8th March 2014 dawned, I remembered myself as a woman, a thing I rarely do. I look upon myself as an individual, a rebellious non-conformist, but just an individual with...
Meghe Dhaka Tara | Streer Patra | Mahanagar
The Light-ingles
Amitava Nag picks 4 female characters from Indian cinema who shined in the darkness and held on to their individuality. These are common-place women with not-so-common demeanor....
In my life I have had many friends, 
But I’ll never find like her
My Best Friend
On the occasion of International Women's Day, Ramendra Kumar dedicates a poem to the most important woman in his life...
Indian Women In The New Millennium - The Victories, The Battles
Indian Women In The New Millennium – The Victories, The Battles
Women across all cultural strata, in lower income groups, in small towns, in rural societies and even in so-called progressive middle class homes in metropolitan cities, still...
Madhubala in Dulaari (1949)
Common Threads Between Bollywood’s Queens of Hearts
Bollywood's reigning queens over the decades have always had some thread of distinct commonality between themselves.
Its A Woman's World! Super Discounts On Women's Day
Its A Woman’s World! Super Discounts On Women’s Day
On International Women's Day 8th March, check out some of the not-to-be-missed products on discounts only for women. Go indulge yourself..!!
What many parents don't understand is the possibility of a girl's life becoming hell because she had failed to evolve as an individual.
When Shall The Male Mindset Change?
The general idea is if women start thinking independently they would 'storm the male bastion'.
A rare poster of Gone With The Wind (Pic: Smm Ausaja)
7 Powerful Female Characters in Films
Author-poet Maitreyee Bhattacharjee Chowdhury handpicks and analyzes 7 powerful female characters in film who left a lasting impact on her pysche.
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Most Powerful Women Characters in Literature
8th of March is International Women's Day, L&C brings you some of the most powerful female characters in literature that have greatly impacted readers.
Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus (Get Seriously Involved with the Classic Guide to Surviving the Opposite Sex)
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Books You Shouldn’t Miss Reading
Books by women, about women and on understanding women.
Nutan essayed the role of Kalyani in Bimal Roy's Bandini
She Smiles Everytime Letters Marry Silver Screen
Literature and cinema have had a close relationship for decades, perhaps since the very inception of the cinematic medium. Several films that have been path-breakers in cinema...

Today’s Motivation

It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
~ Aristotle
"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it." ~ Aristotle