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Vikram Seth and Chandra win Crossword awards

While booklovers and the media are busy celebrating Indian authors who write in English, they still harbour (subconsciously?) a step-motherly attitude towards those who write in Indian......

Vikram Chandra's big fat Mumbai book

Reading the publicity notes for Vikram Chandra's mammoth Sacred Games -- variously hailed as the Fiction Event of the Year and the latest Great Indian Novel - it's easy to be misled into thinking......

Tales from the underworld

Vikram Chandra took seven years to complete Sacred Games, an epic 900-page novel of love and betrayal. It is a massive work that deserves to be read, not merely for Chandra's widely respected......

US hotelier Chatwal avoids jail in illegal donations case

Indian-American hotelier Sant Singh Chatwal avoided jail time and was sentenced to three years probation and a $500,000 fine on charges of illegally donating thousands of dollars to political......

India: We will produce some nectar, but we will also produce some poison

'India is a part of me. Whatever I love or criticise about India is what I love and criticise about myself.' 'I don't like the corruption, the stupidity of sexism, the cruelty of poverty and the......

NDTV scores big with entertainment channel

About a year ago, Vikram Chandra, CEO, NDTV Networks, approached analysts in Mumbai to discuss the company's foray into entertainment. "Most of them were amused and laughed at the project," recalls......

WEF honour for NDTV scribe

Senior Editor of New Delhi Television Vikram Chandra has been selected as one of the 100 young leaders by Geneva-based World Economic Forum for its Global Leaders for Tommorow initiative for the......

No Achche Din for Varanasi's traditional handloom weavers

As India's top designers including Tarun Tahiliani, Vikram Phadnis, David Abraham, Rohit Bal, Rajesh Pratap Singh and Wendell Rodricks gather in Varanasi today to try and give a boost to the......

Net Neutrality: Trai draws flak for releasing names, email ids

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India on Monday drew flak on the social media, including Twitter, for making public names and email ids of one million people who have submitted their comments on......

More microfinance IPOs in the offing

It was merely a coincidence that the year after C K Prahalad's bestseller, The Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid: Eradicating Poverty through Profits (2004), that Vikram Akula returned to SKS......

First Look: Vikram Chandra's Sacred Games

And so, after seven years, fans of author Vikram Chandra will finally have something new to keep them up in the early hours. Early copies of his latest novel Sacred Games have begun to trickle in.......

PIX: The GORGEOUS women Akshay launched

Khiladi Kumar really knows how to place his bets on newbies... In an eventful career spanning close to 25 years, Akshay Kumar has starred in over 100 films. The list of his leading ladies is just......

'When the applause started, I blanked out. Then I started crying'

'I may sound snobbish but I am genuinely tired of responding and saying thank you on Facebook, on Twitter, on phone calls. People are calling from everywhere.' 'There is all this excitement and......

Vidhu Vinod Chopra: 'James Cameron raved about my film'

'He asked me, "How can you do it Vinod? How did you come out of your comfort zone?"' 'When Jennifer Lawrence won over the older woman, I lost respect for the Oscars.' Vidhu Vinod Chopra takes......

Review: Sarabham is a decent attempt

Sarabham is an average mystery thriller that revolves around a kidnapping charade gone horribly wrong, says S Saraswathi. Sarabham is C V Kumar’s third production this year, after......

'We would one day succeed in including polo as an Olympic sport'

Polo is regarded as the sport of kings. It was played by the likes of Darius, Genghis Khan and Alexander the Great. In India, it was widely played in medieval times, which is evidenced by the fact......

Joshna, Harendra clinch Golecha squash titles

Reigning national champion and top seed Joshna Chinappa asserted her supremacy by clinching the women's title with a facile victory over local girl Surabhi Mishra in the Jaipur Club Harish Chandra......

Battle of leagues shakes up cricket

A battle between a rebel body bankrolled by the controllers of India's largest listed media firm and the cash-rich Indian cricket board threatens to shake up the game's biggest global market. Two......

Mumbai ICL team begin practice, sans Lara

The practice session for Mumbai Champions outfit in the six-team Indian Cricket League started in earnest last week, but with no signs of Brian Lara yet.The organisers, however, insistedon......

Readers wishes to John Wright

Name:Amit Singh Message:Dear john, i salute mr wright you have done wonders for our{your}indian team , we shall always be indebted to you for what u have done & achieved for us ordinary indians, me......
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NDTV and Coca-Cola to host a 6 hour live telethon for support my school campaign

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Central team visits Velachery

Chennai: The Central government appointed inter ministerial team to tour the flood-hit areas of Tamil Nadu assessed the damage in the city on... ...
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December 4 Venue 1 10 am: We Should Have The Right To Offend Mani Shankar Aiyar, Tavleen Singh, Indira Jaising, Radhika Vaz. Moderator: Shekhar... ...
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r, will the recent hike in FDI limit for news channels have no significant impact? The Indian government recently announced the relaxation of... ...

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