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Sellout success for JLF in London

The culturally curious flocked to the British Library last weekend for the London leg of the popular ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival for sessions on a range of topics including travel writing, the constitution, P.G Wodehouse, the Raj, partition and Lutyen's ... Prokerala, 1 day ago

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White House weaponising 'fake news' against fourth estate: Salman Rushdie

[U.K.], Apr. 4 (ANI): British Indian novelist Salman Rushdie has once again trained his guns on United States President Donald Trump, saying that the White House is waging a war on the fourth estate under the label of 'fake news'. Speaking at the New York ...
 Sify1 month ago

Did Jane Austen die of arsenic poisoning?

Famed British writer Jane Austen may have died of cataracts developed due to arsenic poisoning, researchers at The British Library suggest. Austen, the author of novels such as 'Pride and Prejudice' and 'Sense and Sensibility' mysteriously died at the early ...
 Business Standard2 months ago

Global Markets End the Week Higher Tracking French Polls; US Fed Keeps Rates Unchanged

Posted by Equitymaster Global financial markets ended the week on a positive note with a boost from European share markets. French indices remained upbeat over the week due to the Presidential elections and were among the top global gainers. The French ...
 Equitymaster.com2 weeks ago
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Did Jinnah's marriage shape his politics?

'If Ruttie had been alive, Jinnah would never have turned communal.'Veenu Sandhu checks out Mr and Mrs Jinnah: The Marriage That Shook India. IMAGE: Mahatma Gandhi leaves Mohammad Ali Jinnah's home, en route to the viceregal lodge in Delhi, November 24, 1939. Photograph: Topical Press Agency/Hulton Archive/Getty Images Of all the stalwarts of India's freedom movement, the one who remains largely an enigma is Mohammad Ali Jinnah. A reserved, self-made man whose life followed a carefully laid ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

Fabled collectors of vintage records discuss road ahead

Legendary collectors from across India came together in Bengaluru over the weekend to talk about the future of their vinyl collections. They were part of a panel discussion at a meeting of RMIM, a worldwide group of vintage music lovers celebrating their ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago
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Town Hall makeover: Poll bugle awakens MCD

The iconic Town Hall, which had been the landmark of the Walled City, and the seat of power of the unified Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) till 2012, has been lying in ruins since the headquarters were shifted to Minto Road. The plan to preserve the ...
 DNA2 months ago
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A remarkable Indian you never heard of

A C Narayanan Nambiar's name will not ring a bell because he operated in the shadows where statecraft and secrecy overlap.An anti-colonial warrior, he was imprisoned in concentration camps and lived an extraordinary life, intricately linked to momentous turns in history.Having lived in Europe for five decades, he was witness to and entangled with what we today -- with the benefit of hindsight -- call recent history.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com There are not many people who will tick ...
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The ancient heritage behind our railway bridges

Of the thousands of railway bridges in India, 36,470 are more than 100 years old, and 6,680 are more than 140 years old! But of these, only 21 rank on the Heritage Directorate of the Indian Railways because for them heritage isn’t necessarily a function of age, says Bibek Debroy. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com. The Jubilee Bridge was an old railway bridge, between Naihati and Bandel and across the river Hooghly. It possessed features to interest engineering enthusiasts. It was a ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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The maharaja who gave his people museums

The collector king Sayajirao Gaekwad III, who lived a century ago, put together a fantastic world of Indian and European art for his subjects. IMAGE: Baroda's Sayajirao Gaekwad III ruled Baroda state for nearly 64 years, till the age of 75. Photograph: Kind Courtesy Lafayette/V&A Museum I’ve been fascinated with Baroda’s Sayajirao Gaekwad III ever since I opened my first book on Raja Ravi Varma and learnt how the 19-year-old maharaja invited the painter to Baroda (now ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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