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Published on 20-Aug-2016
Belonging ,Umi Sinha, Speaking Tiger, 2016, pp 320, Rs 399

From the darkest days of the British Raj to the aftermath of World War I, Belonging tells the interwoven story of three...

Harvest of jackals

Published on 20-Aug-2016
City of Jackals, Parker Bilal, Bloomsbury 2016, pp 440, Rs 399

Lovers of detective fiction can now meet another sleuth, Makana, the quiet, well-mannered, steely-nerved Sudanese...

An explosive tale

Published on 20-Aug-2016
The Association Of Small Bombs, Karan Mahajan, Harper Collins 2016, pp 276, Rs 499

Something is rotten in the state of Denmark." Hamlet (1,4.) This is the memorable line spoken by Marcellus to Hamlet...

Wonder why?

Published on 20-Aug-2016

Some of the observations Amitav Ghosh makes about climate change, and his attempts to deal with it, are not new...

Fossilised in no way

Published on 13-Aug-2016

No wonder you were lost. With nothing to resist, you floated like a fallen leaf." Thus does this novel's protagonist....

A funny-wise tale

Published on 13-Aug-2016

Every seven-year-old deserves a superhero. If that line isn't enough to reel you in, My Grandmother Sends Her Regards & Apologises....

Teleport to future

Published on 13-Aug-2016
The Palace Theatre, London. (Photo courtesy:Reuters)

Harry Potter and The Cursed Child, the book version which is the script of the hit play...

A torque called terror

Published on 06-Aug-2016
Jihadi Jane, Tabish Khair, Penguin 2016, pp 237 299

Jihadi Jane couldn't have happened at a better time. A time when newspaper headlines scream of ISIS attacks on unsuspecting...

Ethos of Indian ads

Published on 06-Aug-2016
Nawabs, Nudes, noodles, Ambi Parameswaran ,Pan Macmillan 2016, pp 320, Rs 419

Reading Ambi Parameswaran's Nawabs, Nudes, Noodles: India through 50 Years of Advertising is like a journey down memory...

Zoom into Egypt

Published on 06-Aug-2016

The first Arab writer to win the Nobel Prize, Naguib Mahfouz started writing during a time of social ferment and hope...

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The launch of Entrepreneurship Summit at IT Decode Park in Hyderabad...

The launch of Entrepreneurship Summit at IT Decode Park in Hyderabad...

Horses undergoing exercise and training by handlers at Race Course in Bengaluru...

Horses undergoing exercise and training by handlers at Race Course in Bengaluru...

A child plays in front of idols of Lord Ganesha ahead of Ganesh festival ...

A child plays in front of idols of Lord Ganesha ahead of Ganesh festival ...

Hyundai Motors India unveils the all new Elantra...

Hyundai Motors India unveils the all new Elantra...

Priests perform Gaja Pooja in Manakula Vinayagar temple, dedicated to the god Ganesha...

Priests perform Gaja Pooja in Manakula Vinayagar temple, dedicated to the god Ganesha...

People on boat, wade through the flooded streets in Allahabad...

People on boat, wade through the flooded streets in Allahabad...

Submerged houses in flooded area of Hajipur, Bihar...

Submerged houses in flooded area of Hajipur, Bihar...

Villagers use tube boats to wade through flooded area of Hajipur, Bihar...

Villagers use tube boats to wade through flooded area of Hajipur, Bihar...

Tokyo governor Yuriko Koike, right, and Eduardo Paes, Mayor of Rio de Janeiro stand by IOC...

Tokyo governor Yuriko Koike, right, and Eduardo Paes, Mayor of Rio de Janeiro stand by IOC...

Pyrotechnics erupt during the closing ceremony in the Maracana stadium at the 2016 Summer...

Pyrotechnics erupt during the closing ceremony in the Maracana stadium at the 2016 Summer...

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