This near and yet so far: India/Pakistan travelogues by Indians/Pakistanis

This near and yet so far: India/Pakistan travelogues by Indians/Pakistanis

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 21:03

This near and yet so far: India/Pakistan travelogues by Indians/Pakistanis

Italy releases Persian epic in digital format

Italy releases Persian epic in digital format

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 19:14

Italy releases Persian epic in digital format

Mel C planning an autobiography

Mel C planning an autobiography

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 09:56

Former Spice Girl Melanie Chisholm is planning to pen a book about her life. The 40-year-old singer, who plans to reveal the band`s secrets in a tell-all book, said she wants to wait for sometime so that she does not get into trouble with her former band mates - Geri Halliwell, Emma Bunton, Mel B and Victoria Beckham, reportedly.

How Marquez`s `magic realism` captivated Indians!

How Marquez`s `magic realism` captivated Indians!

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 18:21

Former Indian prime minister P.V. Narasimha Rao, a polyglot, once told interlocutors he had read many works of Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez in the original Spanish and was an ardent fan of his storytelling. He wasn`t the only one. Many Indians fondly remember the Colombian literary luminary who introduced "magic realism" into literature and was a gifted writer who showcased local paradigms in a universal language.

Tom Clancy`s `Splinter Cell` to be launched as comic book series

Tom Clancy`s `Splinter Cell` to be launched as comic book series

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 15:40

`Splinter Cell,` a video game franchise created by Tom Clancy, is set to come out in a new avatar of a four-issue comic book series titled as `Tom Clancy`s Splinter Cell Echoes` in July.

Disney set to launch new `Star Wars` books based on original trilogy

Disney set to launch new `Star Wars` books based on original trilogy

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 10:16

Disney will soon be launching a set of four new children`s books based on the original `Star Wars` trilogy.

Marquez`s death leaves magic realism in lurch

Marquez`s death leaves magic realism in lurch

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 10:12

One of the most celebrated visionary writers of all time Gabriel Garcia Marquez died a quiet death in Mexico city where he was admitted with pneumonia.

`Prince Charles did not support Rushdie over `The Satanic Verses``

`Prince Charles did not support Rushdie over `The Satanic Verses``

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 08:04

Britain`s Prince Charles turned his back on author Salman Rushdie during the fatwa over publication of `The Satanic Verses` as he believed the book was offensive to Muslims, a novelist has revealed.

India-born Vijay Seshadri wins 2014 Pulitzer Prize

India-born Vijay Seshadri wins 2014 Pulitzer Prize

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 08:45

India-born poet Vijay Seshadri has won the prestigious 2014 Pulitzer Prize in the poetry category for his collection of poems ‘3 Sections’.

Inspirational stories from real-life heroes

Inspirational stories from real-life heroes

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 10:00

At times, one feels burdened by the weight of a stressful life, and all one can think of is escape. But there are many invisible faces who have courageously taken on the battles of life.

Prem Chopra unveils his own biography

Prem Chopra unveils his own biography

Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 12:17

Veteran actor Prem Chopra has launched his biography titled `Prem Naam Hai Mera` penned by his daughter Rakita Nanda.

My writings reflect my lonely childhood: Ruskin Bond

My writings reflect my lonely childhood: Ruskin Bond

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014, 16:17

Children are the recurrent theme in Ruskin Bond`s books and the author reveals that his lonely childhood has a lot to do with the theme of his stories.