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Kollam's raconteur

Shocked by the grimy and gritty nation he encounters at Madna, Agastya Sen - the protagonist of Upamanyu Chatterjee's English August - famously seeks distraction in marijuana, masturbation and the meditations of Marcus Aurelius. Mr Chatterjee, an Indian ... Business Standard, 2 months ago
Mid Day

Science and the Rishi

A minister recently allegedly told scientists in the defence industry to be like rishis. He was referring to the story of sage Dadhichi who gave up his body so that his bones could be used to make the Vajra weapon for Indra, king of the gods. But, ...
 Mid Day1 day ago
Mid Day

See you in my office

Aparna Piramal Raje is comfortable among CEOs. It's evident from the book she launched last week, Working Out of the Box, published by Penguin-Random House. Through it, she offers the reader access to some of India Inc.'s most prominent names, ...
 Mid Day2 weeks ago

Ganesha, an artist's muse

In the 1800s, Mummadi Krishnaraja Wodeyar of Mysore (now Mysuru), a great patron of art and culture, compiled a book containing depictions of gods and goddesses, mythological beings and yoga asanas. The book called the Sritattvanidhi — The ...
 Deccan Herald3 weeks ago
International Business Times India

After Divorce Rumours, Samvrutha Sunil, Husband Akhil Jayaraj Appear for Magazine Photo-Shoot; Video Goes Viral

Samvrutha Sunil Vanitha / Facebook Malayalam actress Samvrutha Sunil , who wasstaying away from the entertainment industry for almost two and a half years, has been featured on the cover of a popular Malayalam magazine. The actress has been ...
 International Business Times India1 month ago
Meri News

A story of a Pillar, hanging in the air!

Have you ever seen a base pillar of an edifice hanging in the air? If not then this piece of news is for you. There is a temple called 'Lepakshi' in Anantpur, Aandhra Pradesh. The temple has total 70 pillars and one of its pillar, which is also ...
 Meri News1 month ago

Badami submits plan for Heritage City

Seven tourist destinations including Badami have submitted their concept plans to the Union Ministry of Urban Development under the Heritage City scheme. In Badami, the Karnataka government has proposed constructing a sullage treatment plant at Tattkote ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago
Business Insider India

The Five Indian Marketeers: Meet the global winners of the Google Online Marketing Challenge

The 2015 edition of the Google Online Marketing Challenge was a tough battle, with more than 10,000 students from over 100 countries participating for the one title that eluded them- being adjudged the Global Winners of the challenge. However, the ...
 Business Insider India1 month ago

The perfect bite

“I’m a trained chef now,” she exults as we walk around her beautiful, sea-facing apartment in south Mumbai. Celebrity cookery show host Amrita Raichand has more than one reason to celebrate. Back from Singapore, having completed a ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago

Relief from curse

Arjuna, in the course of a pilgrimage, bathes in several sacred waters. He chances upon five sacred ponds. They are called Agastya, Saubhadra, Pauloma, Karandhama and Bharadwaja. Those bathing in t...
 The Hindu1 month ago
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