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Perumal Murugan's controversial novel wins Sahitya Akademi award

Perumal Murugan's controversial novel wins Sahitya Akademi award

Titled ‘One Part Woman’, the translation in English is done by Aniruddhan Vasudevan and the book is published by Penguin.

Sudarsan Pattnaik’s students pay tribute to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose – See PIC Sudarsan Pattnaik’s students pay tribute to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose – See PIC

Sudarsan Pattnaik took to Twitter to share images of the sand art that pays tribute to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose on his 120 birth anniversary.

Zee Jaipur Literature Festival: Donald Trump is like a car salesman, says Man Booker Prize winner Paul Beatty Zee Jaipur Literature Festival: Donald Trump is like a car salesman, says Man Booker Prize winner Paul Beatty

Man Booker-winning writer Paul Beatty today likened the new US President Donald Trump to a "car salesman" for his tendency to make promises, and said he had "zero optimism" in how the Presidency would pan out.

Book lovers go gaga as cine-star Rishi Kapoor takes centrestage at Zee Jaipur Literature Festival Book lovers go gaga as cine-star Rishi Kapoor takes centrestage at Zee Jaipur Literature Festival

Barely 50 metres away, acclaimed Indian poet Vikram Chandra sat discussing "the poetry of amazement" with poet Tishani Doshi and next to them were writers Mridula Koshy and Puneeta Roy exploring the freedom to dream. But the crowd of thousands of "book lovers" who have thronged from around the country and elsewhere were nowhere to be seen.

Jallikattu ban: AR Rahman fasts to support the spirit of Tamil Nadu! Jallikattu ban: AR Rahman fasts to support the spirit of Tamil Nadu!

The Tamil Nadu government has been repeatedly urging the Centre to issue an ordinance for the Jallikattu sport, which is held during the Tamil harvest festival Pongal.

Zee Jaipur Literature Festival 2017: ‘The Sellout' took an emotional toll on me, says Paul Beatty Zee Jaipur Literature Festival 2017: ‘The Sellout' took an emotional toll on me, says Paul Beatty

The Sellout' is a raucous tragicomedy that chronicles the legacy of slavery, racial and economic inequality in the United States and a work that "plunges into the heart of the contemporary American society."

Zee Jaipur Literature Festival 2017: We are living in best time of human history, says Sadhguru Zee Jaipur Literature Festival 2017: We are living in best time of human history, says Sadhguru

Jaggi Vasudev against projecting the notion that the prevailing period was the "worst" in history while underlining the extent of "comfort and convenience" enjoyed by people.

10th Jaipur Literature Festival kicks off in style; Gulzar, Anne Waldman deliver keynote address 10th Jaipur Literature Festival kicks off in style; Gulzar, Anne Waldman deliver keynote address

The much-anticipated 10th edition of the Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) kicked-off in Jaipur on Thursday morning with renowned poet and lyricist Gulzar and celebrated American poet Anne Waldman delivering the keynote address and mystic Sadhguru and Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje joining them on the stage.

Jallikattu ban: More Tamil celebrities lend support for traditional sport Jallikattu ban: More Tamil celebrities lend support for traditional sport

The Supreme Court in May 2014 banned the conduct of Jallikattu, traditionally held as part of the four-day Pongal festival in Tamil Nadu.

Raj Kapoor loved his cinema, booze, leading ladies: Rishi Kapoor Raj Kapoor loved his cinema, booze, leading ladies: Rishi Kapoor

Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor has opened up about the colourful life of his father, filmmaker Raj Kapoor in his soon-to-be released autobiography, saying he loved his cinema, booze, and his leading ladies.

Makar Sankranti, Pongal, Bihu wishes throng Twitter; look who said what! Makar Sankranti, Pongal, Bihu wishes throng Twitter; look who said what!

On the auspicious occasion of Makar Sankranti, Pongal and Bihu—celebrities across the country took to Twitter and wished well for their fans. The country celebrates not one but three festivals hailing from respective states in full festive fervour.

Book on Swami Vivekananda launched on his 154th birth anniversary Book on Swami Vivekananda launched on his 154th birth anniversary

The book launch at the ongoing World Book Fair was attended by Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar along with National Book Trust Chairman Baldeo Bhai Sharma and others.

How to organise a Lohri party? How to organise a Lohri party?

Pick a spot where you want to throw your party, preferably outdoors

Swami Vivekananda Jayanti: Sudarsan Pattnaik pays sand art tribute on National Youth Day Swami Vivekananda Jayanti: Sudarsan Pattnaik pays sand art tribute on National Youth Day

Swami Vivekananda's short yet unforgettable life journey continues to inspire us even after so many years. The philosophical guru's birthday (January 12) is marked as the National Youth Day in the country, as he is an epitome of inspiration for the young India.

Madame Tussauds museum gears up for DEBUT in India in June Madame Tussauds museum gears up for DEBUT in India in June

The first branch of Madame Tussauds museum in India will be in the capital New Delhi. 

10 Unknown Tribal Festivals of India 10 Unknown Tribal Festivals of India

Here are 10 Unknown Tribal Festivals of India that you could witness once.

How to celebrate Lohri? How to celebrate Lohri?

Lohri day starts with children going in their neighbourhood from door-to-door demanding their Lohri share

Indian-origin Kiranmeet Kaur to represent Malaysia at Miss Universe 2016 Indian-origin Kiranmeet Kaur to represent Malaysia at Miss Universe 2016

A 20-year-old Sikh girl will represent Malaysia at the Miss Universe 2016 finals at Manila.

Karan Johar invited as cultural leader in World Economic Forum Karan Johar invited as cultural leader in World Economic Forum

Filmmaker Karan Johar has been invited to the World Econonic Forum as a cultural leader.

World Hindi Day: These lesser-known facts will make you more proud of your mother tongue World Hindi Day: These lesser-known facts will make you more proud of your mother tongue

The Hindi language is not only spoken by Indians across the globe but it celebrated by people internationally. And, today, we are observing World Hindi Day to honour this Indo-Aryan language.

Technical achievement Oscar for Indian-American Parag Havaldar Technical achievement Oscar for Indian-American Parag Havaldar

Indian-American Parag Havaldar, a computer engineer from IIT Kharagpur, is part of the Academy Awards' list of winners for Technical achievement.



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