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The Little Book of Architecture, a must-addition to the school curriculum!

The Little Book of Architecture’s authors, Prof. Harshada Bapat Shintre and Prof. Yashwant Pitkar, have successfully managed to take us to their world of Architecture. And not to the technical and intricate one but a vibrant and humble one. A new realm created purely for understanding and discovering the regular architectural objects that do not…
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Prof Dilip Shah, Fountain Pens and the art of transforming education – Jyotshna Agiwal

Prof Dilip Shah. Officially he is the Dean of Student Affairs of the Bhawanipur Education Society College (BESC). But for many like me, his students (past and present), he is the latest avatar of God, no less. Prof Shah – Dilip Sir, as he is universally called, is a man of many parts – he…
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Inked Happiness turns Four, Honours Prof K C Janardhan with the 3rd Inked Happiness Lifetime Achievement Award

Inked Happiness turns four today. Like all birthdays, ours is a special one too, for it is on this day that we give away the Inked Happiness Lifetime Achievement Award for outstanding contribution to the world of writing, writing instruments and the writers who wield them. The 1st Award had gone to Yusuf Mansoor – collector, restorer and…
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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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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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A Pen for your thoughts?

Yusuf Mansoor, eminent collector, historian and restorer of fountain pens has been tirelessly working for the last many years towards inculcating the habit of writing with fountain pens, especially in the young. “It is a legacy that I want to bequeath” says Mansoor, “a legacy of fine writing, of appreciating the instruments that our forefathers…
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Pelikan Hubs Day, Kolkata. Sept 20th, 2019.

Pelikan Hub Kolkata Pelikan Hubs Day Celebrated in Kolkata September 20th is a special day in any pen lover’s calendar, for this date is celebrated as the Pelikan Hubs Day around the world. In 2018, the special day was celebrated in as many as 181 cities, spread across 46 countries as almost 5000 aficionados congregated…
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