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Author Pankaj Mishra wins $150,000 Yale literary prize

Award-winning Indian author Pankaj Mishra is among eight writers from seven countries who have won a $1,50,000 Yale University prize each in recognition of their literary achievements. Essayist and......

Examination Board scam: Chouhan to file defamation case

Unfazed over allegations of wrongdoings in Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board scam, state Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Monday said he will soon file a defamation case on the......

Modi is everywhere, even in Rajnath's Lucknow

The entire campaign in Lucknow is based on Narendra Modi -- there is little mention of the BJP candidate, a certain Rajnath Singh. Some locals wonder, 'Rajnathji is not coming to campaign in......

AAP declares 3rd list of Lok Sabha candidates

The Aam Aadmi Party on Saturday declared their third list of candidates for 20 Lok Sabha seats with prominent names being Savita Bhatti, wife of late comedian Jaspal Bhatti's, who has been given a......

BJP teaches Cong the alphabet: A for Adarsh, B for Bofors...

Major rival parties in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh are literally waging a 'war of words' by coining meanings to alphabets to highlight issues of corruption allegedly linked to each other. Experts......

Unreal state of the real estate sector

The travelogue Butter Chicken in Ludhiana by Pankaj Mishra, about small-town India, was funny but the joke ultimately is on all of us.We are aware of inadequate green areas, moon-surface roads,......

COLUMN: Has the time for India to lead come?

For starters given a declining West, it is indeed unwise on our part to depend on it for any matter whatsoever for our growth, writes M R Venkatesh. The events of the past few years at the global......

4 Indians among world's top business thinkers

Four Indian business thinkers have been featured in America's Foreign Policy Magazine's Top 100 Global Thinkers list. The list also features few other Indians and people of Indian origin such as......

Why 2010 may be great to buy your dream home

The year gone by was a better year for the residential property market compared to the one before it. However, 2009 had its share of surprises. Having started on a very sombre note, it moved on to......

'Thank you, Sir Richard, for focusing world attention on India'

'That night -- when Gandhi won Best Picture at the 1983 Oscars belonged to India and it meant a lot to a young student like me who was trying to establish his Indian identity among the Americans......

PIX: Neha Dhupia, Kalki at Ankhon Dekhi screening

Rajat Kapoor held a special screening for his film, Ankhon Dekhi, on March 20 at a suburban Mumbai theatre. Neha Dhupia looked gorgeous as...

Review: Jolly LLB is too predictable to be fun

Jolly LLB is funny in parts but preachiness and the need to flaunt the film’s sincerity and heart get in the way, writes Raja Sen.About twenty minutes or so into Subhash Kapoor’s Jolly......

Meet the BRILLIANT cast of Gangs Of Wasseypur

It's been a week since Anurag Kashyap's Gangs Of Wasseypur hit movie screens all across India. And what a week it has been! The response from almost all quarters can be described as manic,......

Review: The boring Gangs Of Wasseypur

Anurag Kashyap gets flavour, setting and character right with Gangs Of Wasseypur but the lack of economy cripples the film, writes Raja Sen.Smriti Irani's ridiculously bovine grin welcomes us to......

Ranji round-up: Mumbai in trouble after Shardul restricts Railways

A summary of the day's play in the Ranji Trophy matches played across the country.  Mumbai in trouble after Shardul restricts Railways   Seamer Shardul Thakur had career-best figures in a......

Ranji Trophy round-up: Yuvraj helps Punjab thrash Haryana

Punjab rode on some brilliant batting by India discard Yuvraj Singh to thrash Haryana by 120 runs in the Group B Ranji Trophy match in Patiala on Wednesday. The man-of-the-match made it count for......

Mumbai-J&K match keenly poised after Suryakumar Yadav's ton

The Ranji Trophy Group A match between Mumbai and Jammu and Kashmir was evenly poised at the end of the third day's play, with the visitors finishing on 58 for 1, while chasing a modest target of......

Ranji round-up: Khajuria scores maiden ton as Mumbai falter again

A round-up of the second day's play of the Ranji Trophy matches across the country on Monday.  Khajuria scores ton; Mumbai falter again Jammu and Kashmir opener Shubham Khajuria compiled a......

Rajasthan shot out for 35! 2nd lowest score in Indian List 'A'

Rajasthan suffered the ignominy of being bowled out for a paltry 35 against Railways in a Central Zone leg match of the Vijay Hazare Trophy, in Nagpur, on Tuesday. Railways needed just 5.3 overs,......
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Q. what is Arundhati Roy\'s the god of small things about and how many copies of this work have been sold in india?
:  A. The God of Small Things (1997) is a novel by Indian author Arundhati Roy. It is a story about the childhood experiences of a pair of fraternal...... more

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Q. Who wrote " God of small things"..?
Bilal Saqib:  A. The God of Small Things (1997) is a semi-autobiographical, politically charged novel by Indian author Arundhati Roy. It is a story about the...... more

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Q. Does the Indian cricket team need an effective spinner?
Snehasis Biswas:  A. Any balanced team needs a very effective spinner to win on all kind of pitches. Unfortunately, apart from Kumble, all other spinners have struggled...... more

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Q. Give me the names of some famous Indian authors and books in recent times.
Vinay Kumar:  A. Arundhati Roy: The God of Small ThingsVikram Seth: Two LivesVikram Chandra: Sacred GamesKavya Vishwanathan: How Opal Mehta Got Kissed, Got Wild and...... more

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Q. Who is the author of english novel "God of small things" ?
Dushyant :  A. The God of Small Things (1997) is a semi-autobiographical, politically charged novel by Indian author Arundhati Roy. It is a story about the...... more

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FEAST FOR THE SENSES

tapati chowdhurie reports on the recent Konark Festival ODISHA Tourism has done for Odisha what other states would find difficult to match. The... ...

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Don't press send

By Zoƫ Heller One powerful, not entirely worthy motive for encouraging writers to answer their critics is that it makes for excellent theatre.... ...

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Lesson from LS poll lapses

Security personnel comb a road for landmines in rebel-hit Shikaripara, Dumka, on Thursday. Picture by Pankaj Singh Dumka, Dec. 18: Security... ...

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The horror of Peshawar

The world seems full of crises and disasters: from political stasis and racial standoffs in Europe and the U.S., to the classic conflicts of... ...

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Haryana beat Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh defeat Kerala

New Delhi: Medium pacer R. Vinay Kumar's six for 34 helped Karnataka bowl out Bengal for 227 runs and win the match by nine wickets on the fourth... ...

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