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Jhumpa Lahiri at JLT: American literature massively overrated

Indian American author Jhumpa Lahiri believes that American literature is massively overrated and that current reading habits are transformed by the mainstream. "Our reading habits are transformed......

Will Jhumpa Lahiri bag the Booker?

The £50,000 Man Booker Prize will be announced on Tuesday. The Indian-American author is in the fray for her new book ‘The Lowland’, but what are her chances?   A mere......

I have never really felt 100 per cent American: Jhumpa Lahiri

Unlike her earlier books, which dealt with immigrant angst, Jhumpa Lahiri’s latest novel grew out of stories she heard about the Maoist movement in India, during her childhood. Arthur J Pais......

Jhumpa Lahiri shortlisted for US National Book Award

Indian-American Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jhumpa Lahiri is among 10 novelists shortlisted for the prestigious United States National Book Award 2013 in the fiction category for her new work The......

Jhumpa Lahiri's 'The Lowland' in Man Booker shortlist

Indian-American author Jhumpa Lahiri has made it to this year's Man Booker Prize shortlist for her new book The Lowland, an intimate portrayal of two brothers set in Kolkata of the 1960s. Her tale,......

8 sedans that have been in the news lately

The sedan segment in the country has seen a lot of action lately. The segment has seen new launches, upgrades, facelifts et al. Let's take a look at some of the mid level sedans that have been......

Why are NRIs so touchy about the country they left?

The only readers of this column I am wary of are Overseas Citizens of India, People of Indian origin, Non-Resident Indians (NRIs), call them what you will, in the United States. Not distinguished......

Can Nooyi bring back the fizz in Pepsi?

Coke or Pepsi? Which do you prefer? Well, after decades of bitter battles, which cost both the companies millions of dollars, Coke has emerged the winner. Diet Coke has beaten Pepsi's Cola.......

Facebook mulls $1-bn staff share sale

Facebook mulls allowing employees sell up to $1 billion of their shares to institutional investors, valuing the social networking firm at $60 billion. 'Facebook is exploring permitting a......

Black money: What have you done so far, SC asks govt

The Supreme Court on Thursday slammed the government again over the issue of illicit wealth parked in foreign banks, asking it to file a report on the action taken by it against people and firms......

Why The Namesake made Jhumpa Lahiri cry

For Ashoke Ganguli and his wife Ashima, getting to understand American culture is never easy. But even as the immigrant couple tries to make sense of the world around them, they have to watch their......

Family comments on Namesake

Amar Lahiri cannot recall the number of times he has read through his daughter's (Jhumpa Lahiri) bestselling novel The Namesake.But seeing the movie version of the book was quite something, he......

A piece of Mira Nair's heart

Mira Nair's The Namesake, based on Jhumpa Lahiri's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the same name, will open the Indo-American Arts Council's 6th IAAC Film Festival in New York on Nov 1. The......

Rani out, Konkana in

Mira Nair has signed Konkona Sensharma to play the lead in her new film based on Pulitzer winning author Jhumpa Lahiri's book The Namesake.Nair, who was in Kolkata last weekend to scout for locales......

Bollywood doesn't know what to do with a national treasure like Tabu!

'I miss Tabu's beauty, her graceful presence, her delicate smile and the texture of her voice, with which she can convey so many things -- the lonely mother, the lover, the seductress, the wronged......

Gul to target Tendulkar, Sehwag and Gambhir

He has taken over the role of being Pakistan's bowling spearhead in the World Cup. And with 14 wickets (in seven matches) so far he has delivered, playing a crucial role in his side's progression......

Japan crisis: Sportspersons lend their support

Maria Sharapova's focus on the Indian Wells WTA tournament has been distracted as she keeps a close watch on Japan's struggles to recover from last week's devastating earthquake and tsunami.......

Silly Point: Mande-Manu on the clash of the Asian giants

Rediff staffers, Manu Shankar and Abhishek Mande analyse the clash of the Asian giants! Will today's game belong to Pakistan or Sri Lanka? Manu Shankar and Abhishek Mande get......

Razzaq is up there with Pathan, Watson: Akram

Even as the cricketing world goes bonkers over Yusuf Pathan and Shane Watson's all-round abilities, former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram tips Abdul Razzaq to hog the limelight in the forthcoming......

Now, a formula to help marathoners finish the race

Good news for marathoners as scientists have devised a new mathematical formula which could help them avoid "hitting the wall" and balance their energy and speed to complete the long-distance race.......

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tushar ghosh
Q. who is the writer of the book "LOWLAND"?
Tushar Ghosh:  A.  more

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Giaa
Q. Which Indian lady writer authored Onasis award winning play 'Harvest', highlighting the controversial issue of organ trading in poverty-stricken areas ? (A) Kiran Desai(B) Jhumpa Lahiri(C) Manjula Padmanabhan(D) Arundhati Roy
Giaa:  A. by Jhumpa Lahiri more

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Q. Who is the author of, `The Namesake'?
Dimple:  A. Manjula Padmanabhan more

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Sulekha Khuntdar
Q. Who is the author of the Man Booker Prize winning book The Inheritance of Loss ?A. Jhumpa Lahiri B. Arundhati Roy C. Kiran Desai D. Anita Desai
Sulekha Khuntdar:  A. Jhumpa Lahiri. more

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pravin
Q. Who amongst the following is the author of the book "Unaccustomed Earth"?A Jhumpa LahiriB Salman RushdieC Meera NairD Dalai Lama
Pravin:  A. Rahul Gandhi more

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Parineeti Chopra Alia Bhatt and Ayushman Khurana at the YES BANK IIAA 2014

Aneel Murarka & Poonam Dhillon's have innovated one of a kind initiative IIAA, an award ceremony to glorify the achievements of Indians at a... ...

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Alia Bhatt, Parineeti Chopra perform at International Indian Achiever's Award 2014

Bollywood's current reigning queens Alia Bhatt and Parineeti Chopra performed at the recently held International Indian Achiever's Award 2014, one... ...

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Kolkata cheers Neel's Man Booker longlist, sends up million prayers

KOLKATA: The city is once again holding its breath and praying that it not be a repeat of last year. The longlist of Man Booker Prize has been... ...

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