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Oscar-winning author Ruth Prawer Jhabvala dies

Writer Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, who won an Oscar as well as Booker prize and lived in India for more than two decades, died in the United States on Wednesday. Jhabvala, 85, breathed her last at her......

'Unlike 9/11, not much was said post 26/11'

To India, With Love: From New York to Mumbai, issued recently to mark the anniversary of the Mumbai terrorist siege, is not just a coffee book, says Waris Ahluwalia, one of its three editors."It is......

Is India still the 'slumdog' for the West?

SlumDog Millionaire has won over the Western audiences with its 'fairy tale in a Mumbai slum' storyline but back home the film has opened up a heated debate about the stereotyped representation of......

No one wanted my book: Kiran Desai

Man Booker prize winner, India-born author Kiran Desai, has said that initially no one wanted her book, on which she worked for eight years."No one wanted it. No one cared," says the 35-year-old......

'Can anyone bring back my son?'

'Nimma manasige samadhanana (is your mind at rest), that your son's killer was finally shot down?' a neighbour asked Abdul Kareem, the father of Sub-Inspector Shakeel Ahmed who was shot dead by the......

Mumbai 6th most expensive office location

Mumbai slipped by one place to sixth in the list of the world's most expensive office locations in 2011, according to global realty consultant Cushman & Wakefield. Key office markets around the......

India's cotton promotion draws global support

India's fight against the growing market share of manmade fibers is beginning to get global support, especially from the Cotton Council International (CCI). CCI, the US-based apex body for......

The extraordinary story of Mittal Steel

London-based Ispat International (now Mittal Steel) and its founder Lakshmi Niwas Mittal recently became the world's biggest steel maker, and has been named by Forbes magazine as the world's third......

From films to fitness

After five film releases in three years- Samar in 1999, Kuch Khatti Kuch Meethi and Bollywood Calling in 2001, Sur and Kaante in 2002, content company Pritish Nandy Communicationshas pinned an......

This trio is truly one of a kind

Vijaya Mulay recalls her encounters with the amazing trio: Ismail Merchant, James Ivory and Ruth Prawer Jhabvala. I encountered a problem in writing about James Francis Ivory (b......

Missing the Merchant touch

On Christmas Day 2006, director James Ivory was in Argentina with the cast and crew of the new film he was working on -- City Of Your Final Destination. It was a mix of international actors --......

The film Ivory made without Merchant

Why would The City of Your Destination, a film directed by a veteran James Ivory and featuring Anthony Hopkins, who has worked with him twice before, take nearly four years to complete? The short......

James Ivory to auction away Merchant's riches

When Indian born British movie producer Ismail Merchant died in May 2005, he left behind a treasure trove of objects stored in various cities like Mumbai, New York, London and Paris.The producer......

Merchant Ivory will capture Tagore on film

Ismail Merchant and James Ivory have their sights set on Rabindranath Tagore.According to Kolkata's The Telegraph, the celebrated filmmaking duo's yet-untitled project is a drama based on the......

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Q. can u mail me : Ruskin Bond's contribution to the literature world...
Priya Sharma:  A.  more

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Q. Who was the music director of the old movie\'\" Shakespear wala\"?
Priya Sharma:  A. Satyajit Ray had given music for this film.It was a Merchant Ivory production. more

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hitler
Q. Which legent scored the music for Merchant Ivory Productions, The Householder.
Hitler :  A. SATYAJIT RAY more

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iqbal ahmed
Q. Name of first DVD you purchased?
Iqbal Ahmed:  A. "A Room with a View" adapted from E. M. Forster's novel and a Merchant Ivory production. more

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sameer
Q. Best Movie Of Leelee Sobieski ?
Sameer:  A. Sobieski rose to fame in her mid-teens with her appearance in the movie Deep Impact (1998)[12] and played a modern Lolita in Stanley Kubrick's Eyes...... more

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Sarod maestro

Beaten black and blue by his father, when he he fled home many had given up any hope that Ali Akbar Khan would ever become a sarod player. But the... ...

http://www.thestatesman.net/news/49419-sarod-maestro.html
Tale That Only Connects

E.M. Forster was one of the great novelists of the 20th century, but his delicately wrought novels seem to have fallen out of fashion. He is... ...

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Japanese online retailer ends whale meat sales

The Japanese online retailer Rakuten is to end all online sales of whale and dolphin meat by the end of April after the international court of... ...

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e, debonair?" Shashi Kapoor laughs, during a conversation at Mumbai's Prithvi Theatre, while sipping Irish coffee. "I am now a retired, flop actor,... ...

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Is the rebel too good to be true?

No Pope had ever before dared to take the name Francis. And for good reason. St Francis of Assisi was the son of a rich merchant who in the 13th... ...

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