Books

Memories of Emergency

“THE Emergency, which lasted for 19 months between June 1975 and March 1977, has been the subject of many books… The point being that the Emergency marked an important watershed in the evolution of ..

Islam in Europe

OPINION is divided on the future of Europe. Books with titles like Why Europe Will Run the Twenty-first Century claim that Europe will (or already does) supersede the United States in global economic or political power.

War through a camera lens

TATAJANA SOLI’S haunting debut novel begins where it ought to end. In this quietly mesmerizing book about journalists covering the war in Vietnam, the first glimpses of the place are the most familiar.

Murder most foul?

AT a time when the Government of India is making all efforts, nationally as well as worldwide, to punish those involved in the dastardly Mumbai attack on November 26, 2008, it has also been facing irritating questions over the killing of ATS chief Hemant Karkare. Not only do the family members of ..

A storytelling duel

A STORYTELLER returns to his beloved Delhi two and a half centuries ago, only to find it devastated by the violence of Afghan ruler Ahmad Shah Abdali. The plunder, the loss of lives, the destruction of a culture and a civilization, breaks his heart. The dejected storyteller finds a roof over his..

Serious Men

Written by Manu Joseph.

Ayyan Mani appears to be just another man in Mumbai, stranded in the rot of a good marriage, an unremarkable life and a dead-end job as personal assistant to an insufferable

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SPORTS

Punjab, Goa in the Semi finals of Boys U-21 Football at KIYG

HSB / Pune Trailing 0-1 till the 56th Minute Punjab staged a fine recovery to down Goa 2-1 but both the teams ...

Odisha bag KIYG Under-21 men’s hockey gold

HSB / Mumbai Odisha thwarted Haryana from completing a hockey double as they beat them 4-2 in the Boys Under- ...

India wins 2nd ODI against Australia by 6 wickets

Virat Kohli made a sublime 104-run knock as India defeated Australia by six wickets in the second One-day Inte ...

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MARQUEE

Major buildings in India go blue as part of UNICEF’s campaign on World Children’s Day

Our Correspondent / New Delhi Several monuments across India turned blue today Nov 20 – the World Children ...

US school students discuss ways to gun control

             Students  discuss strategies on legislation, communities, schools, and mental health and ...

CINEMA /TV/ ART

Noted Film actor Kader Khan passes away in Canada

Born in Kabul, Khan made his acting debut in 1973 with Rajesh Khanna's "Daag" and has featured in over 300 fil ...

Mortal remains of Mrinal Sen cremated in Kolkata

    Mortal remains of Legendary filmmaker Mrinal Sen, the last of the triumvirate of directi ...

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