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Stan The Man

Stan The Man

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Written By: Debkumar Mitra Kolkata, India Illustration: Sagar Mondal Stan Lee: Born: New York, December 28, 1922 Died: Los Angeles, November 12, 2018 Known for: Co-writing comic book superheroes Spider-Man, the Incredible Hulk, Captain America, Iron Man, Thor and X-Men The man who claimed to have co-created Spider-Man with Jack Kirby is no more. ‘Stan the Man’ would not have liked his obituary to begin with this way. The man who created the superhero culture and gave comics the shine and the gloss of a Hollywood A movie, Marvel legend Stan Lee is dead. He left behind millions of Marvel Universe fans who grew up on Lee’s writing for Spider-Man, Fantastic Four, Incredible Hulk and many more. Marvel without Lee won’t be the same again. His biggest contribution is to brand M
Heroes and A Tale of Migration – Part 3

Heroes and A Tale of Migration – Part 3

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From Director’s Desk Written By : Jayanta Chakrabarty Multidimension [Illustration : Avijit Ghosh] On the other side of Sea, in Europe, another scenario had already unravelled. The overall suicide rate in Greece rose by 35% between 2011 to 2012. The suicide mortality rate for men increased from 5.75 (2003–2010) to 7.43 per 100 000 population during this period, i,e, 2 in a day. Experts attributed the rise to the country's economic crisis.The dream of the Euro as a strong currency was dented. The Greek economy was one of the Eurozone's fastest growing from 2000 to 2007, averaging 4.2% annually, as foreign capital flooded in. This capital inflow coincided with a higher budget deficit. Trade deficit and budget deficit rose from below 5% of GDP in 1999 to peak around 1
Heroes and A Tale of Migration- Part 2

Heroes and A Tale of Migration- Part 2

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From Director's Desk Written By : Jayanta Chakrabarty Multidimension [Illustration : Arghya Manna] On 17th December 2010, at 11:30 am, Mohamed Bouazizi, a 26 years old street vendor, set himself on fire in front of the governor’s office in Sidi Bouzid, a small town in Tunisia, to protest against the confiscation of his cart and the harassment and humiliation inflicted on him by a corrupt municipal officer and her aides. Outraged by the events that led to Bouazizi’s self-immolation, protests began in Sidi Bouzid within hours. The protest gained momentum in next two weeks, spreading all over the country with the slogan “Work, bread and national dignity”, this in a country which had about 95% youth literacy rate and more than 30% employment rate among this particular section of the

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