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Prratima is an Indian television series that aired on Sahara One channel in 2004. The series premiered on 23 August 2004. Besides, the series was produced by Rajaa Mukherji, the brother of the popular Bollywood actress, Rani Mukherji, starred Kirron Kher in an important role; the story is written by Tara Shankar Bandopadhyay. The series ended on 21 June 2005. Jyoti Mukherjee as Prratima Ghosh / Prratima Amol Roy Anuj Saxena as Amol Roy Vinay Jain as Amol Roy / Venu Kirron Kher as Sunanda Sukumar Roy Vineeta Malik as Kaushalya Roy Alka Kaushal as Asha Dharmesh Thakur Pawan Kumar as Atul Roy Ekta Sharma as Shivani Roy Rajeev Verma as Sukumar Roy Manasi Salvi as Prema Ghosh Shishir Sharma as Tapendu Ghosh Nitesh Pandey as Palash Ghosh Abir Goswami as Malen Dimple Inamdar as Simran Buddhaditya Mohanty as Nilesh Shama Deshpande as Sumitra Tapendu Ghosh Yatin Karyekar as Dharmesh Thakur Nigaar Khan as Anjali Thakur / Anjali Atul Roy Ashiesh Roy as Pundarik Sonia Singh as Anamika Roy Sudha Chandran as Alkalata Roy Sulbha Arya Jayant Saverkar Shashi Puri Sadhana Singh Prratima News Article

St. Mary's Orphanage & Day School, Kolkata

In 1848, the Congregation of Christian Brothers founded the Calcutta Male Orphanage at Murgihatta, Calcutta. In 1947, it came to the present campus in Dum Dum in North Calcutta and was renamed St. Mary's Orphanage and Day School; the school serves the northern and eastern part of Calcutta and North 24 Parganas District. St. Mary's is one of the most prestigious schools of Calcutta having one of the biggest campuses in the city comprising two large football fields, an auditorium, a basketball court, a skating rink, swimming pool, badminton court, garden and of course class rooms; the school has a library, computer centers, laboratories and a chapel hosting mass and other holy events. As the school was a residential school for orphans and the underprivileged till 2006, it has dormitories, a dining hall and a kitchen, along with servants quarters and the three main school buildings. However, the boarding closed down in 2006 and the school is now run as a day school only. St. Mary's provides education under New Delhi.

It is run by the Congregation of Christian Brothers of Ireland. Nursery section and +2 level i.e. Class XII has been introduced. However, the school doesn't have science or humanities sections in the higher secondary level yet. From the 2012 session admission of girls to the +2 level has started, breaking the school's long-standing reputation of being a premier Boys' only school, in Calcutta. However, in a kind of way the school had become co-ed much earlier, as the open school under the NIOS, supervised by the Brothers had been co-ed since inception; the open school drives literacy among the underprivileged. St. Mary's provides +2 education under NIOS. Secondary education under NIOS is provided by its sister school St. George's in Bowbazar. Up to the 1990s, the Brothers used to oversee the running of the school, used to take classes, they could be seen roaming the long corridors of the school in their white cassocks. However, post the 1990s, the school started appointing specialist educationists as the Principal or Headmistress, the running of the day school was handed over to them, while the Brothers took a backseat and focused on overall administration of the school and social upliftment of the underprivileged, apart from running the NIOS section of the school.

The school has had two Headmistresses in the past in Ms. Paula Ghosh and Ms. Dorothy Noronha and the day school is now being administered by the Principal, Br. Sabinho D'Souza. St. Mary's Orphanage & Day School has produced many notable alumni, including ace shooter Joydeep Karmakar, who finished fourth in the 50m prone rifle event at the London Olympics of 2012. St. Mary's orphanage and day school has been renamed as "St. Mary's school" in 2017. Br. Sabinho D'Souza is the principal of the school. Though not as popular as the city schools in Kolkata, St. Mary's has a huge campus, ample opportunities for extra-curricular activities and has, in the past and now, been producing students who grow up to be worthy citizens. List of Christian Brothers school alumni Alumni website

TomegorĊ Yoshizumi

Tomegorō Yoshizumi was a Japanese spy and journalist who defected to Indonesia during the National Revolution. Born in Tōhoku region during the late stages of the Meiji period, in his early twenties he joined the Japanese expatriate community in the Dutch East Indies. Yoshizumi recruited locals for the Japanese spy ring in Java and Sulawesi, while taking up employment for local Japanese newspapers, he was a noted follower of Japanese nationalism, endorsed a "new order in East Asia". Although a civilian, he was inducted into the Imperial Japanese Navy. Deported from Java following the start of World War II, Yoshizumi returned illegally and was arrested in 1941, when Japan declared war on the Netherlands, he spent time in an Australian internment camp, but was released during a prisoner exchange in August 1942, could return to the East Indies, which were by under Japanese occupation. Although serving as head of the Japanese intelligence board Kaigun Bukanfu, by 1945 he embraced Indonesian nationalism and Marxism.

He ensured that Sukarno and Muhammad Hatta signed their names to the Proclamation of Indonesian Independence, which he helped write. Yoshizumi joined Tan Malaka's network of anti-Dutch guerillas, taking part as a soldier in the clashes of East Java; these activities inaugurated his participation in the National Revolution, which ended with his death from lung disease in 1948. Yoshizumi was born in Oizumi-mura, Nishitagawa District, Yamagata, on 9 February 1911, he studied in Tsuruoka. He first went to the Dutch East Indies in 1932, where he worked at a brothel to recruit native Javanese officials as Japanese agents. Outside of Java, Yoshizumi networked with Minahasan people of Sulawesi, his early contributions to journalism included working as reporter for the Nichiran Shōgyō Shinbun, which employed him in 1935. Yoshizumi was tasked with becoming a spy in Dutch East Indies by posing as a worker in Toko San'yo, a Japanese shop, he founded Tōindo Nippō, a newspaper which combined Nichiran Shōgyō Shinbun and Jawa Nippō, in order to unite Japanese people in the Dutch East Indies.

Although working for the Imperial Japanese Navy, Yoshizumi was not a career member, was instead an attached civilian promoted to an officer. Following the outbreak of World War II, Yoshizumi publicly advocated a "campaign for the new order in East Asia", which caused him to be deported, he returned clandestinely and was arrested again in December 1941, when war broke out between the Netherlands and Japan. He was sent to a detainee camp in Loveday, South Australia. During his stay there, the East Indies were placed under a military regime. Yoshizumi was repatriated in August, following a prisoner exchange. During 1945, while serving as a chief of the Kaigun Bukanfu under Admiral Tadashi Maeda, Yoshizumi secretly aligned with Indonesian nationalism. According to statements by his friend, Shigetada Nishijima, he had adopted Marxism, having been a supporter of right-wing Japanese nationalism. On 16 August 1945, prominent nationalist leaders Sukarno and Muhammad Hatta were kidnapped and brought to Rengasdengklok, Karawang by some other figures in the movement to be convinced to declare Indonesian independence, afterwards Yoshizumi was sent to accompany them back, to ensure that the military would not interfere.

He would help to compose the text of the proclamation itself. Yoshizumi met Tan Malaka in Achmad Soebardjo's house shortly after the proclamation, he deserted his post and aligned with Indonesia when he joined with Tan Malaka's group, where he was called Arif. He arrived there with stolen Japanese Navy resources, which went into funding Tan Malaka's guerilla movement. During the uprising, Yoshizumi was involved with independence movements in East Java, he died from lung problems as a guerilla fighter at a mountain near Blitar on 10 August 1948. He was buried at the Taman Makam Pahlawan of that city. Yoshizumi's story was recounted in a book by historian Wenri Wanhar, titled Jejak intel Jepang: kisah pembelotan Tomegoro Yoshizumi. Following his death, during a 1958 visit to Japan, Sukarno delivered a letter to Shigetada Nishijima as a tribute for Yoshizumi and Ichiki Tatsuo. A small monument was erected at Seisho-ji temple of Minato, with the following inscription

Lift Every Voice (Charles Lloyd album)

Lift Every Voice is an album by jazz saxophonist Charles Lloyd recorded in February 2002 by Lloyd with Geri Allen, John Abercrombie, Marc Johnson, Larry Grenadier and Billy Hart. The album represents Lloyd's response to the 9/11 terrorist attacks; the album received wide critical acclaim. The Allmusic review by Richard S. Ginell awarded the album 4½ stars and states "The result is one of the most unusual and spiritual recordings in Lloyd's always-unusual career, one that says more with fewer means"; the All About Jazz review by Mark Corroto stated "Lloyd’s belief in humanity and reliance on the healing and redemptive qualities of music propels this compassionate recording". All compositions by Charles Lloyd except as indicated. Disc One:"Hymn to the Mother" - 15:00 "You Are So Beautiful" - 4:05 "Amazing Grace" - 4:46 "East Virginia, West Memphis" - 9:40 "What's Going On" - 5:09 "Angel Oak" - 3:35 "Te Amaré" - 6:49 "I'm Afraid" - 7:41 "Hafez, Shattered Heart" - 4:43Disc Two:"Rabo de Nube" - 7:07 "Blood Count" - 5:08 "Go Down Moses" - 10:39 "Beyond Darkness" - 7:51 "Nocturne" - 6:13 Wayfaring Stranger" - 8:40 "Deep River" - 6:27 "Lift Every Voice and Sing" - 3:10 "Prayer, The Crossing" - 14:03 Charles Lloyd - tenor saxophone, tarogato Geri Allen - piano John Abercrombie - guitar Marc Johnson - double bass Larry Grenadier - double bass Billy Hart - drums

Schumacher (crater)

Schumacher is a lunar impact crater that lies in the northeast part of the Moon, just to the north of the larger walled plain Messala. The two formations are separated by a rough strip of terrain less than 10 kilometers across, bisected by a pair of small, co-joined craters; the northern member of this pair lies across the southern rim of Schumacher, intrudes into the interior floor. The rim of this crater forms an eroded ring, broken along the western side by the flooded crater Schumacher B. There is a low terrace along the northwestern inner wall; the rim is notched along the eastern side by a pair of outward bulges. The interior floor of this crater has been resurfaced by basaltic lava, now forms a level, nearly featureless plain; the floor is somewhat darker in the western half, which the albedo in the eastern half matches the surrounding lunar terrain. By convention these features are identified on lunar maps by placing the letter on the side of the crater midpoint, closest to Schumacher