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Thursday, November 21, 2019

Perumal Murugan makes JCB Prize shortlist for 2nd year in a...

"Taken together, these novels remind us that fiction remains the most powerful way for a society to examine its fundamental concerns," Krishen added.

‘Change in mindsets required for Clean India’

Centuries of prejudice that has made Indian society biased towards the notion of cleanliness has no parallel in the world, the book states

Rana Ayyub joins Washington Post to write on Indian politics

She is also author of "Gujarat Files: Anatomy of a Cover-Up".

Perumal, Rajkamal, Fatima Bhutto in $25,000 DSC Prize longlist

The DSC Prize, administered by the South Asian Literature Prize & Events Trust, received 90 entries this year from 42 publishers and 55 imprints from across the globe.

Jio MAMI all set to host Word To Screen Market 2019

A total of 21 publishers will be participating in this edition of the Word to Screen Market including Harper Collins, Penguin Random House, Juggernaut Books, DC Books, Westland Publications and Rajkamal Prakashan among others.

Flavoured e-cigarettes can worsen asthma

The researchers didn't analyse the liquids directly, to confirm what they contained, however there is evidence from previous research that flavours categorised as "buttery/creamy" and "cinnamon", which likely include "Banana Pudding" and "Cinnacide", respectively, are toxic.

Snowden’s much awaited memoir ‘ Permanent Record’ releases

Snowden himself has been involved with the design and creation of some of these through his work heading the Freedom of the Press Foundation, a non-profit organisation dedicated to protecting and empowering public-interest journalism.

Nobel Series’ exhibition begins

  Mohali: Punjab Health and Family Welfare Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu along with Nobel laureates Serge Haroche (Physics) and Kailash Satyarthi (Peace) inaugurated a travelling exhibition...

Iconic JLF set for Toronto, to add 8th country in 2019

New Delhi: Close to its debut at Toronto on September 27-29, the iconic Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) is set to add an eighth country in...

Sahitya Akademi awardee novelist Kiran Nagarkar passed away

Mumbai: Acclaimed English-Marathi journalist and writer Kiran Nagarkar died here on Thursday after a brief illness, family sources said. He was 77.He had been admitted...

I’m elected by the devil, remembering Galeano

 Born on this day,¬†Eduardo Hughes Galeano is an Uruguayan journalist, writer and novelist considered, among other things, "global soccer's pre-eminent man of letters" and...

I carry your heart with me, Read the poems of E...

 Poet Edwar Estlin Cummings died 55 years back on this day. Known to be one of the most innovative poets of his time, the...