Gauri Kappal calls music her saviour. The young piano artiste finds music as the guiding light of sorts giving her the direction when she was at the most crucial juncture of life and everyday ever since. The artiste is all set to enthrall the audience with her solo show organised in the Capital on Friday (24 October). Kappal will be playing some of her’s favourite bollywood classic numbers that have over the years come to symbolise love and longing, romance and desire. Padmashree Shovana Narayan will grace the occasion with her presence. Also Read – ‘Playing Jojo was emotionally exhausting’Kappal says, ‘I am fortunate to be able to weave my passion into my profession. Piano for me is empowering, liberating, and when I am playing, I feel truly accomplished.’‘This concert is going to be a milestone in my journey. My recitals will be an ode to love, which remains the purest expression of human existence, timeless and forever enchanting.’When: 24 October Where: Stein Auditorium, India Habitat Centre
Kolkata: Aiming to popularise scientific thinking among the youth, a two-day science and technology meet began at a city college here on Tuesday. The primary objective of the 3rd Regional Science and Technology Congress is to provide a forum for dissemination of information on scientific research, especially among young scientists, a state minister told reporters. The meet was organised by West Bengal’s Department of Science and Technology, and Biotechnology, at the Bidhannagar College campus. Another basic objective of the science meet is to synergise new ideas with societal needs, Science, Technology and Biotechnology Minister Bratya Basu said. The number of abstracts received across 12 broad disciplines were 676 with 504 of them chosen for the technical session, the organisers said.