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When Amitav Ghosh issues a warning, it's time to listen

'We know many things are going to happen.'People should be preparing for sea level rise, for increased cyclonic activity, for drought.''One reason I wrote the book is to alert people to the......

Will Mumbai drown?

Mumbai is not prepared for a natural disaster, warns Amitav Ghosh. July 26, 2005. If you were in Mumbai that day, you'll never forget what happened. The skies opened up and Mumbai nearly drowned......

Amitav Ghosh gives you a glimpse of Rashtrapati Bhavan

Ever wondered what Rashtrapati Bhavan looks like from the inside? Noted author Amitav Ghosh is now giving one and all a rare glimpse of what it’s like inside the Indian president’s......

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......

Amitav Ghosh among 10 finalists for Man Booker prize

Amitav Ghosh on Tuesday emerged as the only Indian author among 10 finalists for this year's Man Booker International Prize for his contribution to the English language writing. Kolkata born,......

Climate change: Here's what writer Amitav Ghosh has to say

What disappoints Ghosh is the failure of policy makers in preparing for impacts of climate change which are already affecting us. Novelist and essayist Amitav Ghosh, below, left, had his first......

Jerry Rao's mission: Affordable housing

When I broached the subject of 'Lunch with BS', with Jaithirth (Jerry) Rao, he'd said he would prefer to have a simple meal at home rather than in a restaurant. So I head out in the pouring rain to......

Big bucks? Authors too are getting them

Authors have finally started making news in India, with the size of their book advances and not just their books themselves. Ramachandra Guha had publishers vying to offer him upwards of a crore of......

Are the IIMs profiteering?

(This is a sequel to the article by this author [April 1] that looked at the issue from the perspective of the student. This article tries to complete the discussion by looking at the proposed fee......

What inspired Rangoon?

Did the human drama provoked by the Japanese invasion of Burma and the Indian exodus from Rangoon inspire director Vishal Bhardwaj's forthcoming epic? IMAGE: Saif Ali Khan in Rangoon. The railway......

Deepa Mehta makes film on Midnight's Children

Known for her daring choice of subjects in filmmaking, director Deepa Mehta has now taken up yet another challenge of adapting Salman Rushdie's Midnight's Children into a film. The Booker prize......

'8 is inoffensive to Islam'

An educated Muslim woman in New York decides to leave her husband and son to become the second wife of a traditional Muslim man and wear a veil. Eyebrows will surely be raised at the short film......

Lost in translation

In a few weeks when Manil Suri, a professor of mathematics at the University of Maryland, will begin promoting his new book The Age of Shiva, some of his fans may want to revisit his first book The......
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How to create a bestseller

Shuma Raha finds out how writers are using social media to produce bestsellers.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com 'Each day is your own page and... ...

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A Precise Storyteller

IT WAS SOMETIME in the 1970s that I first learnt that Ashokamitran was a modern Tamil writer known and respected in the West. An article on him in... ...

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Crime and Enchantment

FOR THE LONGEST time, detective stories were considered a Western product, while Indian authors, especially in the English language, were fixated... ...

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What inspired Rangoon?

Did the human drama provoked by the Japanese invasion of Burma and the Indian exodus from Rangoon inspire director Vishal Bhardwaj's forthcoming... ...

http://www.rediff.com/movies/special/what-inspired-rangoon/20170220.htm
Have a 'blooming' time at Rashtrapati Bhavan

As the Mughal Gardens at Rashtrapati Bhavan reopen on Sunday, visitors will for the first time see roses named after India’s President Pranab... ...

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