Kolkata Young Readers' Boat Library launched
  • Kolkata Young Readers' Boat Library launched(19:32)

    Kolkata, Jan 27 (IANS) The Kolkata Young Readers' Boat Library, the first such here to give access to children across age groups and segments to pick and read their favourite book while floating on the beautiful Hoogly river, has been launched by the West Bengal Transport Corporation (WBTC) and the Apeejay Anand Children's Library.

Delhi-NCR to get major arts centre
  • Delhi-NCR to get major arts centre(18:56)
    By Sukant Deepak

    New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) The Delhi-NCR region is all set to get a major new cultural centre for the arts, a space that will encourage experimentation, research, education, residences, and performances of all kinds including visual, performing, and culinary arts.

JK Tourism to participate in first-ever Virtual Bharat Parv-2021
  • JK Tourism to participate in first-ever Virtual Bharat Parv-2021(23:32)

    Srinagar, Jan 24 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir Tourism Department is all set to participate in the Virtual Bharat Parv 2021 being organised January 26-31 by the Union Tourism Ministry in conjunction with the Republic Day celebrations, officials said on Sunday.

Bravest Women's Planner 2021 to inspire, change your life!
  • Bravest Women's Planner 2021 to inspire, change your life!(21:06)

    Chandigarh, Jan 24 (IANS) In the first ever initiative by three Chandigarh-based women to inspire womanhood, 'The Bravest Women's Planner 2021', inspired by one of the top 10 life coaches in India Ritu Singal, featured 21 women of substance from across India comprising six belonging to this city, it was announced on Sunday.

3 generations in K'taka fought for 40 yrs over 'Kalasha', Lok Adalat resolves in 4 days
18 book covers in Oxford Bookstore Book Cover Prize longlist
JLF's 14th edition to return virtually from Feb 19-28
  • JLF's 14th edition to return virtually from Feb 19-28(11:20)

    New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Dubbed the "greatest literary show on Earth", the Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) returns in a virtual avatar from February 19-28 featuring a spectacular line-up of speakers from across the world, consisting of writers, poets, playwrights, thinkers, politicians, journalists, cultural icons and recipients of major literary awards including the Man Booker, the Pulitzer, JCB Prize for Literature, Commonwealth, European Union Prize, the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature and the PEN Award for Poetry in Translation.

'The Death Script': A haunting account of the Maoist insurgency
  • 'The Death Script': A haunting account of the Maoist insurgency(18:44)
    By Ashutosh Kumar Thakur

    Narrated in multiple voices, 'The Death Script' is a creative biography of 'Dandakaranya' that combines the rigour of journalism, the intimacy of a diary, the musings of a travelogue, and the craft of a novel. Through the prism of Maoist insurgency, the book also looks at larger questions of violence and betrayal, and love and obsession.

Former bureaucrat, Hyderabad biographer Narendra Luther passes away
Maharashtra kingdom people were affable: Chinese traveller Xuanzang
Kerala town to flaunt coir, port and labour movement museums
  • Kerala town to flaunt coir, port and labour movement museums(18:40)

    Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 18 (IANS) Once a bustling maritime town on the west coast and now a global houseboat tourism hub, Alappuzha in Kerala will launch India's first Labour Movement Museum, showcasing the fascinating history of the world labour movement that also left a deep imprint on the grim struggle of the workers here for their rights.

Author Shubhrata Prakash discusses 'The D Word' at KLF
Legendary musician Ghulam Mustafa Khan passes away, music industry pays tribute
'Kamala's Way' charts an engaging journey from California to Washington
  • 'Kamala's Way' charts an engaging journey from California to Washington(12:24)
    By Vishnu Makhijani

    New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Just how did the daughter of two immigrants in segregated California became one of this countrys most effective power players? Through the human touch, by turning defeat into victory and most of all, by doing things her way, a timely biography of Kamala Harris, the US Vice President-elect says.

How the plan to vivisect India was foiled (Book Review)
  • How the plan to vivisect India was foiled (Book Review)(20:10)
    By Ashutosh Kumar Thakur

    New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) There was no dearth of secessionist claims. It seems like throughout the second half of the century, after the Indian Union came into being, almost every corner of the country wanted a separate nation, every province harboured a desire to be declared a sovereign state.

A priceless collection of 200 years of Indians writing prose and poetry in English (IANS Interview)
Priyanka Chopra's memoir 'Unfinished' to release on Feb 9
  • Priyanka Chopra's memoir 'Unfinished' to release on Feb 9(20:32)

    New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Priyanka Chopra Jonas very aptly sums up her life thus: "I am a product of traditional India and its ancient wisdom, and modern India and its urban bustle. My upbringing was always an amalgamation of the two Indias, and, just as much, of East and West."

A treat for admirers of Ambedkar's literary oeuvre
  • A treat for admirers of Ambedkar's literary oeuvre(19:26)

    New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) B.R. Ambedkar is known for his relentless pursuit of justice and equality across all spheres, which has established him as one of the pioneering architects of modern India. His ideas on the upliftment of Dalits still remain critically debated in Indian society, inspiring many previous and current socio-political movements.

Republic Day parade to feature 321 schoolkids, 80 folk artists
An unforgettable adventure in the underworld of a dystopian Paris
  • An unforgettable adventure in the underworld of a dystopian Paris(17:24)

    New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Paige Mahoney has eluded death again. Snatched from the jaws of captivity and consigned to a safe house in the Scion Citadel of Paris, she finds herself caught between those factions that seek the downfall of Scion, the powerful governing system that controls several major world cities in the late 21st century, and those who would kill to protect its creator, Rephaim's puppet empire.

Analysing Article 370, anti-CAA sentiments against backdrop of Islamic theology
  • Analysing Article 370, anti-CAA sentiments against backdrop of Islamic theology(19:58)

    New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Delving deep into Islamic theology and politics and how they shaped contemporary India, a compelling new book explains the two landmark legislative interventions of the Central government in the first six months after returning to power in 2019 -- nullification of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir and enactment of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA).

Broad accord on Dara Shikoh's grave being in Humayun's Tomb complex
  • Broad accord on Dara Shikoh's grave being in Humayun's Tomb complex(15:30)

    New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) The committee constituted by the Ministry of Culture to find the truth about Dara Shikoh's grave being in Humayun's Tomb complex, visited the spot on January 11. Municipal Corporation engineer Sanjeev Kumar Singh was also present with other members, who claimed to have found the mausoleum of Dara Shikoh in the tomb.

A gripping tale of one of modern India's biggest banking failures
An engaging tale of Bihar's journey from socialism to saffronisation

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