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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......

'India is a semi-literate country and Chetan Bhagat is the best it can do'

Image: Chetan Bhagat, right, with television mogul Ektaa Kapoor at the launch of his new book, Half Girlfriend. 'Chetan Bhagat is not great literature. Is that like you write third rate books and......

Indians target of home invasions in New Jersey

Residents of the neighbourhood are anxious after masked gunmen broke into 4 desi homes in New Jersey. Many of them are disappointed over the police’s response to the violent crimes. Arthur J......

India lights up on Diwali

A Border Security Force (BSF) soldier lights sparklers near the border with Bangladesh on the outskirts of Agartala. Photographs: Jayanta Dey/Reuters Diwali, the festival of lights, was celebrated......

Meet representatives of the Republic of Bad Ideas

Change no longer creeps up slowly, it comes on fast in the digital age, when film-goers in Tamil Nadu can log on to see Vishwaroopam, feels Sunil Sethi If you asked many of the thousands thronging......

Death of a bank: The complete saga

In August 2000, Satara, a sleepy district town on the Mumbai-Bangalore highway, 270 km from the country's commercial capital Mumbai, woke from its slumber. Two rival groups were camping there,......

'Working in Anniyan was a dream come true'

Ravi Varman is the only cinematographer from India to have won an international award. Hereceived the best cinematography award at the 23rd International Film Festival in France for......

On the sets of 15, Park Avenue

Sometimes, the sun shines into life through the unlikeliest of windows. The office called and advised me to carry warm clothes, a surprising request considering the Mumbai-centric work profile.......
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Condolences pour in from world leaders on Kalam's death

Russian President Vladimir Putin in a message condoled the passing away of Kalam who he said will be remembered as a consistent exponent of... ...

http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/condolences-pour-in-from-world-leaders-on-kalams-death/1/454712.html
An extraordinary read

The free dictionary defines firebird as a tropical American flycatcher (bird) found as far north as South Texas and Arizona. The adult male of the... ...

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Inflation plays spoilsport at Delhi's Hauz Rani on Ramzan

Food Shops at Hauzrani during Ramzan in New Delhi. (Source: Express Photo by Praveen Khanna) As we enter Hauz Rani, in Qila Rai Pithora in south... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-others/inflation-plays-spoilsport-at-hauz-rani-on-ramzan/
How artists and individuals creatively resisted Emergency

Anant Patwardhan's film Prisoners of Conscience on political prisoners of the Emergency The dawn of the Seventies. The promise of Independence,... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/lifestyle/life-style/the-morning-after-how-artists-and-individuals-creatively-resisted-emergency/
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.... ...

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