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Soha Ali Khan (Photo: IANS)

Soha Ali Khan lends her voice to an audiobook titled #coupleGoals ahead of Valentine's Day

Actress Soha Ali Khan has lent her voice to an audiobook titled #coupleGoals ahead of Valentine's Day.

Published on 12th February 2020
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Seeing of truth: Grand travelling exhibition celebrates 125 years of J Krishnamurti's teachings

J Krishnamurti is a spiritual figure you must recognise and know about — and if you don’t, here’s a great chance to catch up with the lessons from one of the finest minds in all of human history.

Published on 3rd February 2020
Jaswant Singh Kanwal (Photo: IANS)

Last rites held for 101-year-old Punjabi writer, Sahitya Akademi Awardee, Jaswant Singh Kanwal

Eminent Punjabi writer, novelist and Sahitya Akademi Awardee, Jaswant Singh Kanwal, died at his house in Dhudike village in Moga district in Punjab after a brief illness. He was 101.

Published on 2nd February 2020
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Jaipur Literature Festival 2020 brought to the fore themes of sexuality, history, technology and more. Here's what went down...

A look at the highlights of the 13th edition of the literary event

Published on 31st January 2020
Dia Mirza breaks down at JLF while talking about climate change, gets trolled

Dia Mirza breaks down at JLF 2020 in a talk about climate change, gets trolled 

Environmentalist and actress Dia Mirza has become a victim of social media trolls after she broke down at the latest edition of the Jaipur Literature Festival while speaking about climate change.
 

Published on 28th January 2020
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Hyderabad Lit Fest has begun and here’s what you can check out there tomorrow!

The guest nation in focus this time happens to be Australia.

Published on 24th January 2020
William Shakespeare (1564-1616); Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies; Published According to the True Original Copies; London: Printed by Isaac Jaggard and Ed Blount, 1623

William Shakespeare's First Folio, published in 1623, goes on tour and set for auction 

Christie’s is set to host the auction of William Shakespeare’s Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies, often referred to as the 'First Folio'.

Published on 24th January 2020
Sixth edition of Pondicherry Heritage Festival to start with Tamil bio-play Bharathi Yaar

6th edition of Pondicherry Heritage Festival to start with Tamil bio-play, Bharathi Yaar

The fete that starts this Saturday (and goes on till February 12), as always, promises a confluence of music, theatre, art, and architecture — all in the backdrop of diverse heritage.

Published on 24th January 2020
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Exclusive: The Rise of Sivagami author Anand Neelakantan talks about mythological fiction, binge-watching, and more

The author and screenwriter also reveals his next outings

Published on 18th January 2020
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Your guide to the 13th edition of the Jaipur Literature Festival

We give you a lowdown of the highlights of the iconic literature festival

Published on 17th January 2020
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Paloma around town: Fashion fuel, poetry and runway fever

All the hottest events in Chennai from the past week

Published on 14th January 2020
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Soaking in Pho land: Vietnam, Land of the Ascending Dragon, is now a choice destination for global travellers

Vietnam, the famed ‘Land of the Ascending Dragon’, has come a long way from its scarred past, and is now a choice destination for travellers.

Published on 14th January 2020
Amitabha Bagchi (Source: Internet)

An emotional connect: Amitabha Bagchi chats about the need to carefully look back at the past

Amitabha Bagchi, winner of the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2019, gives us his overview of current social affairs, and the need to carefully look back at the past.

Published on 4th January 2020
Sonny Mehta (Photo: Internet)

Sonny Mehta, visionary head of Alfred A Knopf publishing house, dies at 77

Sonny Mehta, the urbane and astute head of Alfred A Knopf, has died at age 77.

Published on 31st December 2019
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Elizabeth Spencer, grande dame of Southern literature and author of Light In the Piazza, dies at 98

Elizabeth Spencer, a grande dame of Southern literature who bravely navigated between the Jim Crow past and open-ended present in her novels and stories, has died at 98.

Published on 25th December 2019

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