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'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......

US thinktank warns of violence over book on Ayesha

The Jewel of Medina, a story of Ayesha, Prophet Mohammed's third wife penned by American author Sherry Jones in the form of historical fiction, has been objected to by some Muslims in the United......

Mapping a city through poetry

'At 7 am today, a pack of mad dogs rushed into a building and castrated a man.' Running into the poet who penned that is easy, provided you know where to position yourself. If you feel the need to......

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......

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......

Sanjay Dutt's biography on the cards?

His life has always been under intense scrutiny for his tyrst with drugs in his younger years, failed marriages, infamous association with the 1993 Mumbai blasts, jail stints and Bollywood career.......

Creating magic from Aradhana to Krrish

What do the National Award-winning infidelity drama Anuradha (1960), the three-hanky blockbuster Aradhana (1969), the youthcentric whodunit Khel Khel Mein (1975), the reincarnation drama Karan......

'Sholay, Deewar inspired 3 Idiots'

Most of you who have seen 3 Idiots will agree that the film's hillarious dialogues and scenes are just one of the reasons the movie is such a hit. And while Raj Kumar Hirani......

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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Top 6 trends Fifty Shades of Grey set off

Everybody has an opinion on Fifty Shades of Grey whether or not they have read the book. It is considered blasphemous to not know about the... ...

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Dan Brown beats me in popularity says Jeffrey Archer

Jeffrey Archer's had a long day, as bestselling international authors often do when on a book tour. For our evening meeting, we are half expecting... ...

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Konkona Sen Sharma to direct film next?

Like mother like daughter! Following in Aparna Sen's footsteps, actress Konkona Sen Sharma is getting ready to take the plunge as a director, CT... ...

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Munin Barkotoki awards presented

Staff Reporter GUWAHATI, Feb 28 Four promising young writers of the State were presented with the coveted Munin Barkotoki awards for the years... ...

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'History, Fiction and the Grey Area between'

CHENNAI: From stories from Kerala villages, Kathakali, women in a train compartment and historical fiction, Anita Nair's subjects are diverse.... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/chennai/History-Fiction-and-the-Grey-Area-between/2015/02/25/article2685011.ece

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