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NRI's doctor's book makes waves in US

Stanford University medical professor Abraham Verghese is getting ready for another bout of book tours, this time for his bestselling novel Cutting for Stone's paperback edition. The novel, set in......

From Spelling Bee to Super Bowl, Indian Americans championed it all

Aziz Haniffa walks through Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation, an exhibition that explores the 'American Dream' as lived by the community stretching far behind the stereotypes such......

The colourful, manic world of Jaipur Lit Fest

Vaihayasi Pande Daniel reports on the twists and turns of the high speed, crazy literature festival It is like reading a manic, exotic novel. A luridly colourful novel which switches......

India's Smart Power in the US

As India's involvement in the growth of the US deepens, the search for the soul of India gains momentum, says T P Sreenivasan.Fareed Zakaria's The Post-American World may well be in the making as......

'Malnutrition kills most children in India'

Rishi Mediratta is one of the 40 people across the United States chosen recently as this year's Marshall Scholars. Funded by the British government, the scholarship, which covers university fees......

Swadeshis on warpath over Metro

Tirades against multinationals are not exactly new in India's software capital. First it was the movement against Cargill, the US seeds giant. Then it was the turn of Kentucky Fried Chicken to face......

Mira Nair, Abraham Verghese in conversation

Over a decade ago, Mira Nair turned Dr Abraham Verghese's best-selling memoir My Own Country into a well-received telly film starring Naveen Andrews. On Wednesday, Nair and Verghese met at Asia......

John Abraham, Farhan Akhtar cheer NY festival

Mira Nair invoked a favourite mantra once again last week at I View Film, which is emerging as a significant film festival in New York. She asked, if we don't tell our own stories, who will? She......

Nair puts down Shantaram, picks up Fundamentalist

With the future ofher Johnny Depp starrer-Shantaram hanging in the air, director Mira Nairwill start shooting another acclaimed novel The Reluctant Fundamentalist by the end of the year.She......

The Emmy-nominated desi

Actor Naveen Andrews has found redemption with the hit television series Lost, not least because it has fetched him an Emmy nomination.For many of his admirersdisappointed with his work in Bride &......

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Q. Has anyone read Abraham Verghese's new book 'Cutting the Stone'? How is the book?
:  A. Cutting for Stone is a tremendous accomplishment. The writing is vivid and thrilling, and the story completely absorbing, with its pregnant Indian...... more

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Pen mightier than stethoscope?

The physician-as-a-writer is an old story, predating the likes of Anton Chekov, Somerset Maugham, A J Cronin and other doctors who wrote... ...

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Fiction as a truth-telling device

The Hindu SCIENCE AND FICTION: Abraham Verghese says he loves the idea of fiction as a means of scientific enquiry. Photo: Sean Nolan TOPICS... ...

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Scientists game parasite wasps to eliminate pests

By: Dipankar Chakraborty ​NBAII develops an affordable method to destroy pests ahead of hatching Scientists from the city-based National... ...

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What's the buzz?

If you thought an insectarium was a kind of biology laboratory — one where a cockroach is pinned to a board and its anatomy reproduced in a... ...

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XLRI holds Dr. Verghese Kurien memorial oration on sustainable development

JAMSHEDPUR: "True democracy will emerge only when we allow people to manage and take control of their lives, when goods and services produced by... ...

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