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Now turn your pencils into plants, give back to the nature with recycled paper pencils -Vick Rana, Group Chairman, Red Ridge Global

Have you ever thought of turning old, used tiny stubs of pencils into a plant? You might not have heard about this, but one would definitely start loving this concept once used to recycled pencils. Every year we cut down about 8 million trees to make around 2 billion pencils. In such times, sustainable pencils…
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William Penn reopens iconic Koramangala store

(Re)Opening our doors Amidst the pandemic we saw eager eyes browsing, exploring and picking up fountain pens. Fountain pens, rollerballs, ballpoints and notebooks in a digitally obsessed time? Hmmm… What sparked this overwhelming interest in fine writing instruments? Maybe, just maybe, it reminded us of simpler times. Times when we relied on the skill of…
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Swadeshi Collector’s Edition Inks from Sulekha launched

Swadeshi, Swaraj and Swadhin – three new lines of ink from Sulekha are now ready. During the peak of Corona-infused-lockdown, fountain pen lovers from different parts of India had contacted me to help them organise a “group buy” of Sulekha Inks. To cut a long story short, despite my best efforts, the initiative had failed…
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Father, Daughter and a bond in indelible ink – for pens are fountains of joy, forever!

A Doctor, a daughter and a fountain pen (sorry, many fountain pens) The joy of touching a pen to paper is, in my humble opinion, a sorely underappreciated one. Every drop of ink holds the power to change the world – or someone’s world, at the very least. I was introduced to this joy at…
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Click Pens urges all to test their writing skills, unveils handwriting Competition

Click, India’s most lover brand of writing instruments has unveiled a brand new initiative to encourage people to pick up their Fountain pens and fight the demons of these difficult times. The Competition which begins today will run through to the end of October providing an unique opportunity to anyone who wishes to participate. There…
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They’re Ink-toxicating!

Lapis Bard’s latest exciting launch is a superb line of addictive, cocktail-themed fountain pen inks with merry colours and merrier names. These luscious, dye-based inks are safe to handle. The odourless inks flow smoothly, providing a pleasurable writing experience each time. The water-soluble inks have been carefully formulated with an optimal pH and they can…
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Global Pen Expo – Gujarat’s first Pen Show promises a barrelful!

Global Pen Expo @ Ahmedabad – Ellis Bridge over Inked waters! The Year 2020 is going to be a good one for the fountain pen. For starters, fountain pen sales, which had hit the absolute rock-bottom just a few years back, is steadily showing an upward trend globally and India is no exception. Young adults,…
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Year End Offer for all Readers!

Dear Fellow Fountain Pen and Ink Lovers, We have worked out an exclusive deal for you to usher in the new year! All our readers will get a 19 percent discount on all items in www.penspecials.com. If you are a reader of www.inkedhappiness.com or are a member of www.penloverskolkata.com, all you have to do is…
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The Telegraph, Young Metro @ Pen Hospital, Kolkata.

Suvobrata Ganguly introduces the readers of Young Metro, The Telegraph to the fascinating world of fountain pens – vintages, antiques and fountain pen restoration.

Dr Sovan Roy rewrites the history of Fountain Pen making in India!

Dr Sovan Roy’s Magnum Opus to hit the stands soon! Dr Sovan Roy is a scientist by profession. And, a distinguished one at that, if one were to consider the sheer number of papers published in the professional journals or his long and blemish-less record as a Government servant occupying progressively higher posts. But, it…
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