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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......

Commonwealth honour for Indian writer

Indian writer Hema S Raman was on Monday declared as the Asian Regional winner of the Commonwealth Short Story Competition 2007. Hema, who writes flash fiction and short stories, will receive 500......

Ananthamurthy, a towering literary figure

A towering figure in the world of letters, Udupi Rajagopalacharya Ananthamurthy, who passed away in Bangalore on Friday, was modern in his sensibilities and intellectual underpinnings in his......

Rohinton Mistry wins 2012 American Nobel

Critically acclaimed Indian-Canadian writer Rohinton Mistry has been selected as the winner of the 2012 Neustadt International Prize for Literature.The $50,000 Neustadt Prize, awarded every two......

Three Indian authors shortlisted for prize

Works by three Indian authors are among six shortlisted for the US$ 50,000 DSC Prize for South Asian literature, a newly-instituted literary award given annually to writers on themes such as......

'We can be a superpower only if every Indian is happy'

In our special year-end section, Rediff.com looks at people who wrote the India story this year. Udaya Kumar made history when his design was selected from 25,000 entries as India's symbol for......

Buboo Kakati unravels the Big Apple's secrets

"I chose to live in New York which I consider the centre of the universe," says Buboo Kakati, best known for her research for the Secrets of New York series, produced by New York City TV and being......

First Look: Vikram Chandra's Sacred Games

And so, after seven years, fans of author Vikram Chandra will finally have something new to keep them up in the early hours. Early copies of his latest novel Sacred Games have begun to trickle in.......

Sports Shorts: Coric stuns Nadal in Basel, Federer advances

Borna Coric of Croatia is congratulated by Spain's Rafael Nadal (right) after winning at the Swiss Indoors ATP tennis tournament in Basel on Friday. Photograph: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters Croatian......
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Indian novelists can now compete for Man Booker International Prize

LONDON: Indian authors writing in regional languages will now be able to vie for one of the world's most coveted literary prizes - the Man Booker... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/uk/Indian-novelists-can-now-compete-for-Man-Booker-International-Prize/articleshow/48178766.cms
Dealing with loss

(With Pix) New Delhi, Jul 22 (PTI) Dealing with words that once used to mean much but do not anymore and are now banished from the tongue is the... ...

http://www.ptinews.com/news/6285545_-The-Orphanage-for-Words---Dealing-with-loss.html
The Orphanage For Words

Poetic and haunting, these stories sum up the fleeting nature of emotions, about how deep they run for the time they do. Shinie Antony is an... ...

http://www.freepressjournal.in/the-orphanage-for-words/
Why Rani Rampal, India's finest forward in women's hockey, struggles to survive

Rani Rampal in a lane in Shahabad. Situated 200 km north of Delhi on the historic Grand Trunk Road, Shahabad Markanda is a mofussil town of... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/sports/hockey/ritu-rani-rio-olympics-2016-let-the-girls-play/
Playing elephant polo for a cause—Bangkok

As a fund raiser for the care for Thailand's elephants, Anantara Riverside Resort and Spa in Bangkok organises an annual elephant polo tournament.... ...

http://www.outlooktraveller.com/article/playing-elephant-polo-for-a-causebangkok-1007498

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