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Destiny's course

Published on 02-May-2015

That 1971 hit song by Paul Revere & the Raiders sold two million copies while narrating how the land belonging...

City's double-life

Published on 02-May-2015

Life in a city is about survival, and Tehran is no different. Survival is as much an evolutionary feature as an act of desperation...

Affecting times

Published on 02-May-2015

In Nobel prize-winner Toni Morrison's latest novel 'God Help The Child', the tragedies of past hauntingly impede the protagonists' lives...

Book rack

Published on 02-May-2015

Witness the story of an upcountry boy who chases his dream to work in an MNC and finds himself swathed in the dirty...

For the love of sport

Published on 25-Apr-2015

Have you ever attended a literary festival? Various topics are discussed, debated and dissected strongly, but in a serene, polite environment....

Suitable for a few

Published on 25-Apr-2015

Some Here Among Us is Peter Walker's third novel, which only some here and there among us would connect with....

A self-discovery

Published on 25-Apr-2015
Fables rub shoulders with  realistic stories. Stories with a clear ideological thrust are  juxtaposed with ironic, humorous or hauntingly poetic ones.

In this compelling short story collection, Africa's new literary voices explore the geography's changing identities...

In the world of an aspiring writer

Published on 18-Apr-2015
The Patna Manual  of Style: Stories  Siddharth Chowdhury Aleph 2015, pp, Rs. 143 295

I almost didn't read this book, for the jacket proclaimed - 'Go to any party, in any country, on any moonlit...

Hitman with a heart

Published on 18-Apr-2015
Blood on Snow Jo Nesbo, Translated by Neil Smith  Penguin 2015, pp 224, Rs.  449

Jo Nesbo's Harry Hole novels have established him as perhaps the noirest of Scandinavia's current wave of noir writer...

Literary starkness

Published on 18-Apr-2015
The Dark River Krishan Chander Translated by Suresh Kohli Harper Collins 2014, pp 133, Rs. 250

Who does not love to pick up a work of Krishan Chander (1914-1977) when browsing a book fair? Especially when...

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Chris Gayle of RCB acknowledge the crowd after his century against Kings XI Punjab...

Chris Gayle of RCB acknowledge the crowd after his century against Kings XI Punjab...

An Indian man reads a newspaper that has the news of Bollywood actor Salman Khan’s court verdict...

An Indian man reads a newspaper that has the news of Bollywood actor Salman Khan’s court verdict...

A boy jumps into the Ganges river to cool off himself on a hot summer day in Kolkata...

A boy jumps into the Ganges river to cool off himself on a hot summer day in Kolkata...

Rickshawpullers take rest under a tree on a hot day in Amritsar on Wednesday...

Rickshawpullers take rest under a tree on a hot day in Amritsar on Wednesday...

Visitor looking crafts at craft and culture fair ‘Craftmarche’ organised by Innovative Film city...

Visitor looking crafts at craft and culture fair ‘Craftmarche’ organised by Innovative Film city...

Bollywood actor Salman Khan arrives at Session Court in Mumbai on Wednesday...

Bollywood actor Salman Khan arrives at Session Court in Mumbai on Wednesday...

Bollywood actor Salman Khan leaving for the court to hear the verdict on the 2002 hit-and-run case..

Bollywood actor Salman Khan leaving for the court to hear the verdict on the 2002 hit-and-run case..

Bollywood actor Salman Khan with his mother Sushila alias Salma...

Bollywood actor Salman Khan with his mother Sushila alias Salma...

Bollywood actor Salman Khan's poster is displayed for sale at a market in New Delhi...

Bollywood actor Salman Khan's poster is displayed for sale at a market in New Delhi...

Fans of Bollywood actor Salman Khan at a silent march to support him after a court sentenced...

Fans of Bollywood actor Salman Khan at a silent march to support him after a court sentenced...

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