New Delhi (IANS) India remains an inspiration for acclaimed British novelist and short story writer Jeffrey Archer with its “manic pace, more than 50 million readers and warm hospitality”. The writer, in India to launch his new book, “Best Kept Secret”, the third in the Clifton Chronicles series, says India [...]
New York (IANS) The 13th Annual New York Indian Film Festival (NYIFF) will kick off April 10 with an exclusive screening...
Yes, “In Communism, you’d threaten a dog into compliance, while in capitalism obedience is obtained through bribes.”...
If even half of what Frances Harrison has uncovered about what the Sri Lankan state did to crush the Tamil Tigers is...
This is an inspirational book written with honesty and humility. Now an angle therapist, author Lipa Rath did not believe...
Mumbai: Paresh Rawal, who has proved his mettle as an versatile actor, now wants to try his hand at writing. Film direction, however, is not among his plans. Asked if he wanted to be a director, Rawal told : “I don’t think so. I may, you never know, but right now [...]Read more ›
Stockholm: Chinese writer Mo Yan was awarded 2012 Nobel Prize for literature at Stockholm Concert Hall Monday. The Nobel Prize Award Ceremony for 2012 started with the Swedish royal anthem “The King’s Song.” Mo Yan, dressed in black tailcoat, went slowly up to his seat on the stage with the other [...]Read more ›
This is a powerful indictment of what passes off euphemistically as the benevolent Raj. British colonial rule of India and China (two countries under study), author Rajendra Prasad says, was nothing short of a terrible crime against humanity. In what is undoubtedly a path-breaking study, Prasad dives into newspapers, books, [...]Read more ›
Bangalore: India’s leading e-commerce brand Flipkart.com’s digital store Flyte has forayed into selling e-books online to change reading habits of book lovers. “Readers can buy and read their favourite books on their computing and mobile devices through Flyte e-books application, which is available for Android operating system,” Flipkart’s vice-president Sameer Nigam [...]Read more ›
Shimla: The Indian Institute of Advanced Studies (IIAS), a research institution in Shimla, has published another edition of Myanmar’s pro-democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi, the institute’s official said Friday. “The second edition of Suu Kyi’s book ‘Burma and India: Some Aspects of Intellectual Life under Colonialism’ has been brought out [...]Read more ›