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Tales that lack ethos and pathos

Writers often produce excellent books but they lack the flavour of those written by people writing in the language of their own culture, says T C A Srinivasa-Raghavan For a long time now many......

Jeet Thayil wins South Asian Literature award

Well-known Indian poet and novelist Jeet Thayil has won the DSC South Asian literature prize worth $50,000 (about Rs 27 lakh) for his debut novel Narcopolis. Thayil is the first Indian author to......

Anna breaks maun vrat to Ash's baby wait!

Take a look at Abbas-Mastan's thriller Players with a smashing star-cast of Abhishek Bachchan, Neil Nitin Mukesh, Bipahsa Basu, Sonam Kapoor and Bobby...

LF list out: 9 ministers dropped for Bengal polls

Facing its toughest electoral battle in 34 years, the ruling Left Front in West Bengal on Sunday dropped nine ministers and a sizable number of sitting Members of Legislative Assembly in the list......

Mahasweta Devi in Man Booker long list

For decades, the admirers of the Bengali novelist Mahasweta Devi have been saying that she should be a major contender for the Nobel Prize. But since her books are not widely translated she remains......

Mahindra Satyam plans big expansion in China

Mahindra Satyam plans to treble its employees strength in China to 1,500 by 2015 as part of strategic focus on engineering, manufacturing and telecom sectors, using China as a base to serve global......

Reliance HR to recruit 5 lakh staff in 4 yrs

Reliance HR Services (RHRS), a human resources company formed by the Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group (ADAG), will recruit half a million people for the group in the next four years. These......

'No difference between Godhra & 1984 riots'

Sashi Kumar is a Doordarshan anchor who went on to become a news producer. He has also worked as a journalist for The Hindu, covering West Asia. He set up India's first regional satellite channel,......

Triple century feat courts controversy

A budding cricketer's extraordinary feat of scoring 301 in a single day at the Cricket Association of Bengal's 110-point junior tournament was mired in controversy, following a complaint of......

Vasco prevail over Tollygunge

Vasco Sports Club staved off a strong second-half fightback to downTollygunge Agramani by a solitary goal and move tosecond place in theseventh National Football League, at the Nehru stadium in......

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Q. why BENGALIS take false pride in themselves and their culture which is predominantly not even 400yrs old ??
:  A. are you asking a question or giving your opinion?If latter, read no further.If former, then know that Bengalis are one of the most friendly,...... more

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Q. is chandni chowk to china going to break the opening records of Ghajini and Rab ne bana di jodi...?
Sr Sr Sax:  A. I wud prefer Shashi Tharoor and Amitava Ghosh's books breaking all the records of top sales of books over such puilp writers like SIDNEY SHELDON, ROBERT LUDLUM AND WHAT HAVE U. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/is-chandni-chowk-to-china-going-to-break-the-opening-records/8112133/answers/12655976

Uttam Saini
Q. which is the bestseller fiction book for the month and also for the year.?
Uttam Saini:  A. According tot he New York Times best seller list. Non Fcition The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism by Naomi KleinI don 't know which...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-is-the-bestseller-fiction-book-for-the-month-and-also-/12655939/answers/11078665

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Q. can you name the last book written by Amitava Ghosh?
Sandeep Bhamburkar:  A. no sorry. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/can-you-name-the-last-book-written-by-amitava-ghosh/11078042/answers/11244685

Tapan Bhattacharyya
Q. Who is the most famous Indian author according to you?
Tapan Bhattacharyya:  A. All time Rabindranath Tagore. Currently Amitava Ghosh & Jhumpa Lahiri more

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Pranab told daughter politics not a short-term option

Sharmistha Mukherjee, the daughter of President Pranab Mukherjee, is hopeful of getting the ticket to contest the forthcoming Delhi Assembly... ...

http://www.sunday-guardian.com/news/pranab-told-daughter-politics-not-a-short-term-option
Happy Ending- Haphazard ending, but a happy film

Director: Raj and DK Actors: Saif Ali Khan, Ileana DCruz Rating: *** This film is hugely derived from American pop-culture, it is also set in... ...

http://www.abplive.in/movies/2014/11/21/article442544.ece/MOVIE-REVIEW-Happy-Ending--Haphazard-ending-but-a-happy-film
Fashion Olympiad kicks off in Kolkata

KOLKATA: Budding Sabyasachi Mukherjees, Kallol Dattas and Anamika Khannas assembled at the three-day NIFT Fashion Olympiad on Tuesday, putting... ...

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JU yet to take final call on award list

KOLKATA: Jadavpur University (JU) will confer the DSc Honoris Causa on Avinash Chandra, scientific advisor to DRDO, at the convocation on December... ...

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Big bucks for brainy tribal girls

If cash crunch is keeping books out of reach for tribal girls, here's aid in hand that will help them chase their dreams. Tata Steel Processing and... ...

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