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Hungarian author edges out India's Amitav Ghosh to bag Man Booker prize

Hungarian author Laszlo Krasznahorkai has won Britain’s prestigious Man Booker International prize for his achievement in fiction as he edged out India’s Amitav Ghosh and eight others......

Ananthamurthy loses out to US author in Booker race

Well-known Kannada author U R Ananthamurthy, the only Indian to be shortlisted for the Man Booker International Prize 2013, on Wednesday lost the prestigious award to American writer Lydia Davis.......

'We did not want to pressurise Indian policemen'

"We are sick in our hearts that we had to cancel our trip to India," said Harry Phillips, executive director of the Police Unity Tourwho was to lead 60 American police officers to join their......

Fifty US cops to bicycle in India for Unity Tour

For the first time ever, police officers from United States, who have been a part of the annual Policy Unity Tour, will bicycle with their counterparts in India. The theme of the march: We ride for......

Bringing Indian treasures to Canada

The Art Gallery of Ontario will host an exhibition titled the 'Maharaja: The Splendor of India's Royal Courts' from November 20, 2010 to February 27, 2011. It will partly coincide with India Year......

Top-earning dead celebrities

The 13 legends in our seventh annual list of the Top-Earning Dead Celebrities grossed a combined $232 million in the past 12 months. Many are instantly recognizable one-name wonders (Elvis,......

Why London is celebrating India

When it comes to going ga-ga over India, London just takes the cake. Even as you read this, the city is gearing up to celebrate India in a never-before display of culture, food, art, theater and......

'India, London partners in globalisation'

Observing that India and London have vital interest in "strengthening" their business links, city Mayor Ken Livingstone said he would be opening two mayoral offices in Delhi and Mumbai during his......

India's rich textile legacy

That's a 17th century Indian border print that was popular in Persia," says Dr Ruth Barnes, looking at the leaf-like motif print on my skirt. "Border prints tend to last longest - like the......

Making billions on Islamic art

It's hard to know when art maven and real estate investor Nasser David Khalili first felt a craving for legitimacy. Could it have been when his teacher at a Jewish day school in Tehran, Iran......

Rowling's Pottermore could be a gaming website

\\nGood news for Harry Potter fans, as a new project called Pottermore, involving a treasure hunt linked to an online game, is in the offing, according to The Times.\\nDetails of the mysterious......

He wrote about Mumbai without coming here!

British novelist H R F Keating, who died on Monday aged 84, created his best-known character Inspector Ganesh Ghote without visiting Mumbai. Filmmaker Zafar Hai salutes the writer who first made......

Button cautious about title defence

Formula One world champion Jenson Button has set his sights on the successful defence of his title, but remains less certain about his path back to the winner's podium after a disappointing season......

Understanding the Australian

Soon after the second Pokhran nuclear tests, the western world was outraged. America was quick to apply sanctions. In an insufficiently recalled incident, a bumptious Australian army official......
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Tapestries have become the talk of the town

Bringing various forms of art together in festivals, is what is trending in the art world these days. While this certainly results in attracting a... ...
The world is the canvas

Indian flavour at the Victoria & Albert Museum V&A, London, is exploring the rich and varied culture of India through two significant exhibitions.... ...
On Gandhi Jayanti, We Bring You Lesser Known Facts About the Father of the Nation

Ever since we were kids, we have been reading about Mahatma Gandhi. From his childhood and career to his undying fervor during the Indian... ...
Alexander McQueen pips Chanel in 'cool brands' list of 2015

(United Kingdom) Courtesy: CoolBrands London fashion label Alexander McQueen, now under the creative direction of Sarah Burton, is the most wanted... ...
Making a time Capsule at the Coffee House

The first weekend of my three-month stay in Kolkata, I found myself disastrously unprepared. Not because I didn't know what to do but because there... ...

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