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Rushdie lying, say book fair, literature meet organisers

Organisers of Kolkata Literary Meet and Kolkata Book Fair have denied British Indian novelist Salman Rushdie's statement on Friday that he was invited to be a part of the literary carnival and said......

Kolkata Book Fair opens for the 30th year

The 30th Kolkata Book Fair got underway in the City of Joy on the Republic Day at the city's Maidan. The fair, which records 13 to 14 lakh visitors every year, will be on till February 6.This year,......

Why bloggers pay with their lives for speaking up

People during a protest against the brutal killing of Bangladeshi- American blogger Avijit Roy in Bangladesh, in Kolkata. Photograph: PTI photo Cesar Vallejo is dead. They struck him,/all of them,......

'Bangladesh nurtures fanatics'

Image: Avijit Roy. Photograph: Courtesy Twitter Thursday's savage murder of writer Avijit Roy in Dhaka raises troubling questions about religion-inspired terror in Bangladesh, says Indrani......

I did not waver from my loyalty to Indira Gandhi: Pranab Mukherjee

Pranab Mukherjee's book The Dramatic Decade: The Indira Gandhi Years takes the readers through the economic and social unrest of the period leading up to the emergency, rise and......

Festival deals flood property market as realtors try to cut inventory

Real estate companies are rushing in with discounts and freebies ahead of Diwali, a time that accounts for a high volume of home sales in the country. Across the country, residential projects......

IT has transformed India: Ganesh Natarajan

Finance Minister P Chidambaram presented the Budget in Parliament on February 28.What impact will it have on the information technology sector?Will the Budget help India's business process......

Vodafone ups Essar's put option value

British telecom major Vodafone on Friday said it had made an adjustment to the tune of Rs 3,400 crore in its fair market value to account for the payment it has made for 3G licences. This will be......

Essar may get Rs 3,493 cr windfall from Vodafone

The Ruias of the Essar Group will now be getting around $750 million (about Rs 3,493 crore) more from their telecom joint venture partner, Vodafone Group, over and above the fair market price if......

Corporate houses keep CCI busy

Can insistence on the ISI mark - the government-approved certification of quality - lead to abuse of a dominant position? Will an adverse TV rating of a newly released movie be seen as......

SRK: I did not earn enough money last year

Shah Rukh Khan will be back in the television serial Fauji, which hauled him to fame in the early days of his career. Fauji 2 will be produced by his company Red Chillies Entertainment. "I will......

Om Puri: My friend, Patrick Swayze

Patrick Swayze, who lost the battle to pancreatic cancer on Monday, had a close Indian connection. He starred in the film, City Of Joy, featuring Om Puri and Shabana Azmi. The film was shot in......

Why Rani, Abhishek lost out on Namesake

There is no way anyone who has no time for rehearsals can work in my film,"said Mira Nair, as she discussed how her casting plans for The Namesake had changed radically. "The only person who......

How The Namesake came to be

Kal Penn, who plays the sensitive, emotionally fragile son of immigrant parents in Mira Nair's The Namesake might not have paid the customary 10 percent (finder's fee) to Zohran Mamdani, 14 and his......

Rahul Bose: I got married yesterday

Some people call him Bollywood's 'thinking actor'.The rest just want to ask Rahul Bose how it felt kissing Mallika Sherawat in Pyaar Ke Side Effects. Rediff readers caught up with Bose during a......

IPL: Hyderabad down Rajasthan, stay in hunt for play-offs

James Faulkner's second five-wicket haul of the season went in vain as Sunrisers Hyderabad beat spot-fixing embroiled Rajasthan Royals by 23 runs to brighten their chances of booking a play-offs......

Dravid's finesse stands out against Tendulkar's figures

Enough with the cheeky question marks. Enough with the half-baked compliments and the cryptic monikers! Be true and call the man what he is - the greatest Indian batsman of all-time. True, he's a......

We are showing signs of improvement: Dhoni

After extending their unbeaten run in the World Cup with a win over Ireland, India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Sunday said his side is improving with every single match and also praised the......

Images: Kolkata register second win in the tournament

Albie Morkel of the Chennai Super Kings in action during the Indian Premier League (IPL) T20 cricket match against the Kolkata Knight Riders in Centurion on Monday. An aggressive 52 by Suresh......

'Cricket reflects the society of the time'

Christopher Martin Jenkins is one of the world's finest cricket writers.Better known as CMJ in cricketing circles, he is also one of the game's foremost commentators and has been cricket......
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Mamata condemns murder of blogger

Mamata at Charukala Utsav in Kolkata on Tuesday. (Source: Express photo by Subham Dutta) Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday condemned the... ...

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Writing their own tickets

With a carefree smile on his face, Shankar Aligheti walks barefoot on the cold platform of the Yesvantpur railway station in Bengaluru. Four boys,... ...

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Mukesh Ambani retains his position as the richest Indian for the consecutive eight years

Kitchen holds acne cures | For special treatment, go to Pakistan: Shiv Sena tells Muslims | Dalmiya elected BCCI president, Anurag secretary... ...

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A journey of life

Swati Chanda's Drowning Fish is an exploration of the notion of home, love, loss and longing Swati Chanda's first novel Drowning Fish (Hachette... ...

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Kolkata's Academy of Fine Arts condemns blogger Avijit Roy's killing

KOLKATA: Activists, artists, intellectuals and writers staged a protest in Kolkata to condemn the killing of Avijit Roy - a Bangladeshi-American... ...

http://www.indiantelevision.com/mam/media-and-advertising/people/kolkata-s-academy-of-fine-arts-condemns-blogger-avijit-roys-killing-150302

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