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Iran pulls out of Frankfurt Book Fair over Sir Salman Rushdie appearance
Irish Independent

Iran pulls out of Frankfurt Book Fair over Sir Salman Rushdie ...

Sir Salman Rushdie The Iranian government has cancelled plans for a national stand at this year's Frankfurt Book Fair to protest over a planned appearance by British author Sir Salman Rushdie. Sir Salman is due to appear at a news conference on ... Irish Independent, 1 month ago
Huffington Post UK

Sir Mark Tully Says Current Terror Is Like No Other Historical Warfare, 'Gives Religion A Bad Name'

After nearly half a century reporting from India where he was the BBC's Delhi Bureau chief and acknowledged expert on his adopted nation, Mark Tully has reported on countless examples of hostily, trauma and bloodshed from the assassinations of ...
 Huffington Post UK22 hours ago Mark Tully: 'This Terror Gives Religion A Bad Name'  Huffington Post UK19 hours ago
Deccan Chronicle

Salman Rushdie: Time to retire?

In a world with Narendra Modi, Donald Trump and Islamic State, you wonder if there is still a need for magic realism, made a bedrock of literature by Gunter Grass and Gabriel Garcia Marquez and deployed to dazzling effect by Salman Rushdie in 1981's ...
 Deccan Chronicle2 months ago
National Mirror

University of Cambridge: 800 years of educating leaders (II)

One of the many achievements of the University of Cambridge is that University of Harvard is named after one of its old students John Harvard This is in addition to the university producing the first Prime Minister of Great Britain Robert Walpole ...
 Uncova11 hours ago
Malaysia Edition

Why penguins can't taste fish and how the Moon's got better broadband! Bizarre facts from a new book to boggle your mind and tickle your funny bone

Always on the lookout for fantastic facts to impress your friends and family? Then arm yourself with a new book by the brains behind BBC quiz show QI, which boasts a dazzling array of 1,234 pieces of outlandish information, says Etan Smallman. ...
 Malaysia Edition1 day ago

India Ideas Conclave 2015

Promoting extremism The second India Ideas Conclave was held in Goa from the 15 th to 17 th November, 2015. The conclave, hosted by India Foundation, a right wing research centre, focused on the issues, challenges and opportunities of the ...
 Pakistan Today1 week ago

Untold South Asian Stories at IAAC Literary Festival in New York

Aroon Shivdasani, Executive and Artistic Director of the Indo-American Arts Council ( IAAC ), did not sleep much last month - though she seldom does. Aroon Shivdasani, Executive and Artistic Director of the Indo-American Arts Council (IAAC), ...
 Huffington Post1 week ago

Vodafone : Why Britain is rolling out red carpet for a 'fanatic' we banned for 10 years ; As Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi begins his official visit...

HUNDREDS of noisy protesters made their fury known as con troversial Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was welcomed to Britain with open arms. He held talks with David Cameron in Downing Street and made a lengthy speech in Parliament after flying ...
 4 Traders2 weeks ago
Pakistan Observer

Intolerance irks Indian intelligentsia

- Growing intolerance by rabid Hindu chauvinists Shiv Sena and religious extremists being abetted by RSS hardliner and onetime listed in Google's top ten world's most wanted terrorist and now India's Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, has caused ...
 Pakistan Observer1 month ago
Irish Examiner

Have I Got News For You: 9 classic moments including the humiliation of Angus Deayton

BBC One quiz show Have I Got News For You (HIGNFY) returns to celebrate its 50th series tonight. As if that wasn't enough, the show also celebrated its 25th anniversary this year. Former Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson is set to host the first ...
 Irish Examiner1 month ago
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