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Kolkata bonds with Norwich for City of Literature title

KOLKATA: In a bid to make Kolkata the first Unesco City of Literature in India, the state has decided to work with Norwich, the first city in England to bag the title. During Mamata Banerjee's recent trip to England, West Bengal representatives met ... Times of India, 2 months ago
Indian Express

Chandigarh will miss N K Oberoi

Narendra Kumar Oberoi The city's literary and cultural circles will miss Narendra Kumar Oberoi, a feisty intellectual and former head of the Department of English, Panjab University, who passed away here on Wednesday after months of illness. He is ...
 Indian Express2 weeks ago

PHOTOS: Kolkata's iconic Victoria Memorial gets a major makeover

Kolkata's iconic monument Victoria Memorial Hall is being given a makeover and will soon turn into an open-space cultural centre besides allowing access to hidden parts of the iconic marble edifice. The makeover will make the British era structure a unique combination of heritage, architecture and museum, VMH curator Jayanta Sengupta told PTI. The authorities have decided to allow visitors access to all areas of Victoria Memorial Hall and make cultural events a regular affair on its campus.
 Rediff.com2 months ago
Irish Independent

Louise O'Neill: A tale with lots of light and dark Books

Louise O'Neill doesn't strike me as your average 29-year-old. She's a clean-living, yoga-practising, teetotaler home bird (although that wasn't always the case). Her literary tastes (with Margaret Atwood, Sylvia Plath and Philip Pullman among them) ...
 Irish Independent2 weeks ago
Times of India

Hindi writer Uday Prakash returns Sahitya Akademi award

NEW DELHI: Renowned Hindi writer Uday Prakash has returned his Sahitya Akademi award as protest against the recent killing of fellow recipient, Kannada litterateur M M Kalburgi, and in disapproval of the national literary body's deafening silence ...
 Times of India3 weeks ago Hindi writer Uday Prakash returns Akademi award over Kalburgi killing  Times of India3 weeks ago

Open for business

A lone customer steps in. Miles Davis is gently filling the hushed corners. The doorman stands erect at his post in a brown safari suit, and an elegant woman sits at the counter. She is surrounded by books—on shelves, in display cabinets, stack ...
 Livemint.com3 weeks ago
Hindustan Times

Interview: A book on how Gita Press helped shape Hindu Right

Akshaya Mukul (photo below) talks about his well-researched and eminently readable book on the Gita Press that places the institution from Gorakhpur within the larger context of the growth of Hindu nationalism. A lot of research has gone into ...
 Hindustan Times1 month ago
The Hindu

The other side of Ray

Film-maker and writer Satyajit RayPhoto: THE HINDU ARCHIVES Did you know Satyajit Ray, the renowned filmmaker, also authored books for children? The most popular of them were detective stories Satyajit Ray (2 May 1921 23 April 1992) was an ...
 The Hindu1 month ago
New Indian Express

'He Felt the Most for the Poor'

A celebrated German author who had come down to India four times, Gunter Grass wanted to be a sculptor first, said Martin Kampchen. An author himself, Kampchen had met Grass, who breathed his last earlier this year, and documented his times in India ...
 New Indian Express1 month ago

Nvidia Recalling 88000 Tablets

Thomson ReutersThe logo of technology company Nvidia is seen at its headquarters in Santa Clara(Reuters) Nvidia Corp said it was recalling its Shield 8-inch tablets in the United States as the battery in these devices can overheat, posing a fire ...
 TechGig2 months ago
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