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6 Indians in Commonwealth literary prize shortlists

Six Indian writers, including Jahnavi Barua and Rahul Bhattacharya, figure in the shortlists of the 2012 Commonwealth Book and Short Story Prizes. Barua, for her novel 'Rebirth', Bhattacharya for......

L K Advani: 'Whoever forms the government doesn't hesitate in committing excesses, even some of our people'

Five years ago, Bharatiya Janata Party veteran L K Advani spoke to Sheela Bhatt/Rediff.com on the Emergency.   On the 40th anniversary of Indian democracy’s darkest hour, we reproduce......

'One-and-a-half million Indians served in World War I'

'Over one million people served in various battlefronts during World War I. And yet, even today, we know so very little about them.' 'It is absolutely essential to acknowledge this part of India's......

WTF NEWS: It's Weird, True and Funny!

Here's your weekly digest of the craziest and funniest stories from around the world. One hell of a mugshotNathaniel Follette was not a happy man when policemen arrested him from a grocery......

Pravasi Special: 'India has stayed in my blood'

‘My own Indianness has kept me evolving and changing -- and that’s something that nobody and nothing can take from me,’ says Roopa Unnikrishnan, who left the Indian shores a......

It's time to audit the Commonwealth Games

Allegations of corruption in construction and procurement need to be investigated and all those responsible brought to book, says B G Verghese. With the Commonwealth Games behind us,the time has......

L&T to consolidate foreign business

Policy changes and a provision for guaranteed returns must be put in place to boost infrastructure development, which requires large-scale funding, said Larsen & Toubro (L&T) Chairman A M Naik.......

Fliers concerned about safety on flights after Malaysian Airlines disaster

Travel companies are fielding questions about safety of airlines and flight routes, especially towards Europe, a day after the Malaysia Airlines disaster. There were no immediate cancellations on......

UK keen to invest in Bengal, Cameron invites Mamata to London

Prime Minister David Cameron assured British investment in West Bengal at a meeting with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who was invited by him to visit the UK."The meeting was very constructive......

Indian tourists cancel Turkey plans

Nearly 30 per cent travellers from India to Turkey, a fast-growing tourism market, have cancelled their bookings for the summer season, according to tour operators, following civil unrest there.......

Review: O Teri is a sham about scams

From snatches of dialogue (about adulterated cement) to plot-points (about disappearing corpses), even lifting bits of the background score to try and underscore its salutation, O Teri borrows......

Indian men paddlers in final

India upset formidable Nigeria to book a berth in the men's team table tennis final at the 18th Commonwealth Games in Melbourne, on Sunday.Silver medallist at the last Games in Manchester, Nigeria,......

Coach Gopi confident of rich medal haul at Badminton World C'ships

Saina Nehwal of India in action. Photograph: Christopher Lee/Getty Images Confident about their preparation for the upcoming World Championships, India’s chief badminton coach Pullela......

'When it comes to chess, multitasking works against women'

‘I know Nigel every well, if anyone would want more women to play chess, it would be him’ ‘He was trying to hint towards the biological difference which was blown out of......

In-form Yogeshwar targets elusive World Championship gold

Yogeshwar Dutt. Photograph: Tim Wimborne/Reuters Star grappler Yogeshwar Dutt heaved a sigh of relief after clinching a spot for the World Championships by beating Amit Kumar Dhankhar, who had......

Women's World Cup PHOTOS: England top Norway, US beat Colombia

Norway forward Lisa-Marie Karlseng Utland and England defender Laura Bassett fight for the ball during the FIFA 2015 women's World Cup match. Photograph: Marc DesRosiers-USA TODAY Sports/Reuters......
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Anuradha Roy in Booker longlist

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Shooters aim to win more Olympic berths at World Cup

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Indian Among 13 Authors Long-Listed for 2015 Booker

Indian author Anuradha Roy and British-Indian Sunjeev Sahota are among 13 international authors long-listed for the 2015 Man Booker Prize, the... ...

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Jamaican author makes Man Booker long list with Bob Marley novel

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