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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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Depression’s New Weapon: Fountain Pen in the Pandemic Frenzy – Jyotshna Agiwal

Depression and the pandemic have become the deadliest couple to walk on the Earth hand-in-hand. The pandemic should be declared as the worst word, emotion, and state of the 21st century. It has caused endless damage economically, physically, and emotionally. Amidst all the chaos, people’s mental health has had to endure a lot. There is…
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Love For Fountain Pens Blossoms in a College Corridor – Jyotshna Agiwal

Love for Fountain Pens – My story! As I was walking through the corridor of The Bhawanipur Education Society College (BESC), I heard someone talking about fountain pens. With exams in mind and books in hand, I chose to ignore the conversation and simply continue with my work. How much I wish I had paid…
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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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