world art day

April 15th is the world art day. The International association of Arts set up UNESCO in 1954 chose this day as it is the birthday of Leonardo da Vinci.   I am a little confused about this, what do they mean by art? Maybe anything that is not science. Or is focused on drawing, paintings …

Brahmaputra Baits

Assam or Prajyotishapura... the land on the banks of Brahmaputra to me has been romantic space. When I want to think exotic I used to try to visualize Guwahati. The transit zone from the mainstream to the mystic mysterious east. Guwahati on the Brahmaputra takes its name from Guwa or areca nut and Haat or …

Mine Ban Treaty

April 4th is the UN’s international day for mine awareness and assistance in mine action. This day is about raising awareness about landmines and progress towards its eradication. Landmines are explosive mines laid either on the land or just below the surface.  This explodes by the presence, proximity or contact of a person causing incapacitation, …