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2 more militants arrested in Bangladesh blogger Niloy Neel murder case

Two more members of an Al-Qaeda linked Islamist militant group in Bangladesh have been arrested in connection with the killing of a secular blogger who was brutally hacked to death in Dhaka in the......

Legendary Tamil writer Jayakanthan 'JK' passes away

Legendary Tamil writer D Jayakanthan, who charted a new course in Tamil literature with his bold and progressive works, died on Wednesday night following a prolonged illness. He was 81. Jayakanthan......

'Abu Salem will be bumped off... by Indian intelligence agencies'

Image: Gangster Abu Salem 'Even the mafia has certain ethics and follow certain rules, but Abu Salem was so ruthless, so inhuman, there was no ethics at all. He had no basic humanity in him.'......

Salman Rushdie awarded Pen Pinter prize

Indian-born Booker Prize winning author Salman Rushdie was on Friday named the winner of this year’s prestigious Pen Pinter prize for his outstanding literary output and support for freedom......

Now Mahashweta Devi says she has full faith in Mamata

Two days after she dubbed the Mamata Banerjee government in West Bengal as 'fascist', Magsaysay award winner social activist Mahashweta Devi has said she had full faith in the chief minister. "I......

Prasoon Joshi: The 'Thanda matlab Coca-Cola' man

Five years back, this name would ring few bells. But as the Aamir Khan-starrer 'Thanda matlab Coca-Cola' ad campaign made the almost universal rural word for soft drinks a hot catchphrase, it......

MSV's Greatest Soundtracks Of All Time

Saluting the late MS Viswanathan and his brilliant music. Legendary music composer Manayangath Subramanian Viswanathan, or MSV, was popularly known as Mellisai Mannar or the King of......

Revisiting Sanjeev Kumar's masterful, must-watch Dastak.

In our special series re-visiting great Hindi film classics, we look back at Sanjeev Kumar's Dastak (1970). Image: Sanjeev Kumar and Rehana Sultan in Dastak Snapshots of Mumbai’s......

Meeting National Award winning lyricist Na Muthukumar

'I can write a song in just 20 to 30 minutes and have done so plenty of times.' Noted lyricist Na Muthukuma talks about winning his second consecutive National Award win. Na Muthukumar is one......

The REAL reason why TV shows are going wrong

'Thirty years ago, if you walked into a chawl, there would be three television sets in 30 houses. Today, you’ll see television sets in all 30 houses. The viewers have increased, but of a......

The 10 Finest Songs in Hindi Cinema

No Laxmikant Pyarelal. No R D Burman. No A R Rahman. Lyricist Amit Khanna's unusual list of 10 great film songs. Lyricist and writer Amit Khanna was closely associated with Dev Anand and penned......

Modern cricket is poorer with Anandji Dossa passing into the ages

Anandji Dossa. Photograph: Haresh Pandya Blessed with a computer-like brain and an elephantine memory, Anandji Dossa was a pioneer in compiling cricket statistics and scores. Haresh Pandya pays......

Dr Vasant Naik passes away

Noted cricket writer, historian and statistician Dr Vasant Naik passed away on September 8 at his home in England. A treasure trove of cricketing anecdotes and information, he was 82. Besides......
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I have no further interest in non-fiction

When I first met Salman Rushdie in early 1983, he had made a triumphant return to Bombay, as his hometown (and mine) was known then. We had driven... ...

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A Sweet Homecoming

Sasikala V Menon has an impressive lineage of having worked with stalwarts like Devarajan Master and P Suseela, but the lyricist went on a... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/entertainment/malayalam/A-Sweet-Homecoming/2015/09/01/article3003682.ece
2 more militants arrested in Bangladesh blogger Niloy Neel murder case

Two more members of an Al-Qaeda linked Islamist militant group in Bangladesh have been arrested in connection with the killing of a secular blogger... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/report/two-more-militants-arrested-in-bangladesh-blogger-murder-case/20150828.htm
Bollywood lyricist Sameer hopes to get into Guiness Book

Sameer said he has penned nearly 4,000 songs for as many as 640 films, surpassing Bakshi's milestone. Till now, I have completed 640 films and... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/entertainment/music/bollywood-lyricist-sameer-hopes-to-get-into-guiness-book/
Season of urban folk songs

For the Hindustani classical music exponent, it is the season of the Malhar Raag, the singing of which is believed to bring torrential rain. For... ...

http://m.hindustantimes.com/chandigarh/round-about-season-of-urban-folk-songs/article1-1383207.aspx

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