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Kiran Desai on the mother, Anita Desai

Kiran Desai, the Booker Prize winning author of The Inheritance Of Loss, surely has a list of distinguished professors and acclaimed authors who have influenced and inspired her. But no one can......

'The greatest gift a novelist can give us'

Being named a fellow of the Sahitya Akademi is a rare honour. When Anita Desai joined this elite group on November 30, Random House India celebrated the event by re-releasing three of her novels,......

Revisiting Anita Desai

American colleges and universities are notorious for professors with big reputations who barely have time for their students. But, in the two odd decades that she has taught in America, especially......

Contest: How well do you know Anita Desai?

It's time for you to rack your literary grey cells and see how well you know the celebrated author and Sahitya Akademi Fellow Anita Desai.Take our quiz and find out. Three winners with all correct......

Contest: Meet Anita Desai

It's time for you to rack your literary grey cells and see how well you knowcelebrated author and Sahitya Akademi Fellow Anita Desai.Take our quiz and find out. Six winners -- three in Delhi and......

'I could never sell myself'

'A producer once told me that one doesn't get paid for his acting skills.'' If you work here, you have to be either lovable or sellable.''Nobody talks about talent.' 'Here, people can pay huge......

PIX: Madhuri mingles with Rekha at a wedding

Madhuri Dixit looked gorgeous in red, as she graced the wedding reception of her former secretary Rakesh Nath's daughter Shaina in Mumbai. Quite a few celebrities -- including Rekha, looking......

'A woman of her times and yet someone belonging to Gandhiji's era'

'Asked which Dilip Kumar films were among her favourites, she said she had seen not a single movie of his until that time. This became a sensational issue. She did not mean to offend Dilip Kumar.'......

PIX: Madhuri, Huma, Anil Kapoor attend Golden Petal Awards

Several Bollywood and television stars walked the red carpet at the Color's Golden Petal Awards, held in Mumbai on Sunday, December 15. Madhuri Dixit, one of the judges of the popular dance......

PIX: Lauren Gottlieb, Mouni Roy, Ratan Rajput at ITA awards

The 13th Indian Television Academy Awards was held on October 23 at the Reliance Studio at Film City, in Mumbai's western suburb of Goregaon. Quite a few television actors attended the event,......

Venkys rule out spending spree for Blackburn

Poultry firm Venkateshwara Hatcheries, which is set to seal a 46 million pounds ($72.77 million) takeover of Blackburn Rovers, ruled out any lavish spending sprees on the Premier League club on......

Readers wishes for John Wright

Name:Balaram Nandi Message:Your contribution towards CRICKET will make YOU immortal and cricket loving people of the world in general and those of your India in particular will ever remember you......
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Schedule, time and speaker list

The much awaited annual literature festival Jaipur Literature Festival steps in its 10 th year in 2017. The fest to celebrate its 10 th anniversary... ...

http://www.freepressjournal.in/india/our-guide-to-jaipur-literature-festival-2017-schedule-time-and-speaker-list/1003870
How the salwar went south (of Delhi)

Central market in Delhi's Lajpat Nagar - a neighbourhood that sprang up around Punjabi refugees from West Pakistan - is an shopping institution. By... ...

http://www.hindustantimes.com/fashion-and-trends/how-the-salwar-went-south-of-delhi/story-rWzBEHdFyctJ69svSaY6wO.html
Karishma Sharma, Sriti Jha, Nia Sharma 30 TV Bahu-betiyaan who broke the internet with their Bikini pictures

Karishma Sharma has beaten Meryl Streep, Donald Trump and even Priyanka Chopra to become the top Google trend today. Reason ? She wore a bikini!... ...

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Literature and the curse of communalism

Literature is a powerful tool that helps writers plumb the depths of the human psyche and pluck out the hidden dependencies and scars of a... ...

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Towering actor, down-to-earth human being, hardcore secularist

BHOPAL: The artist community of the City of Lakes was shocked and dismayed to hear the news of the sudden demise of 66-year-old veteran theatre,... ...

http://www.freepressjournal.in/bhopal/bhopal-towering-actor-down-to-earth-human-being-hardcore-secularist/999073

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