Odisha plans book on its cultural history

Odisha plans book on its cultural history

Last Updated: Friday, January 17, 2014, 23:01

The Odisha government, in collaboration with the state Sahitya Academy, would publish a book on the state`s cultural history in order to further highlight its rich art, culture and tradition, a minister said here today.

President honours Arabic scholar

President honours Arabic scholar

Last Updated: Friday, January 17, 2014, 21:30

President Pranab Mukherjee Friday presented the country`s highest Arabic Scholar`s Award for the year 2013 to Prof. Zikrur Rahman, director, India Arab Cultural Centre and Centre for West Asian Studies, Jamia Millia Islamia.

One Direction band to scribe two more books?

One Direction band to scribe two more books?

Last Updated: Thursday, January 16, 2014, 12:24

Boyband One Direction is planning to come out with two books including an autobiography.

Radical Dalit poet Namdeo Dhasal dead

Radical Dalit poet Namdeo Dhasal dead

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 15, 2014, 21:50

Radical Dalit poet Namdeo Laxman Dhasal, who moved generations through provocative prose and poetry on the plight of the deprived sections of society, died after a long battle with cancer here early Wednesday.

40 Retakes: Bollywood Classics You May Have Missed

40 Retakes: Bollywood Classics You May Have Missed

Last Updated: Sunday, January 12, 2014, 15:06

Remember an incident in the 1980s when the news on Doordarshan was deferred by a few minutes so that a film that was telecast was over?

Less collecting, more reading: Soha Ali Khan`s mantra

Less collecting, more reading: Soha Ali Khan`s mantra

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 08, 2014, 09:40

Following the release of her Bollywood film `Mr Joe B. Carvalho`, actress Soha Ali Khan has her eyes set on collecting less books and reading more of them.

Know what stories do to your brain? Read on

Know what stories do to your brain? Read on

Last Updated: Sunday, January 05, 2014, 09:57

Good stories can put you in someone else’s shoes, figuratively. Now is the time to see what a good novel may do to your brain. Researchers at E

Mohi conferred Gangadhar National Award for poetry

Mohi conferred Gangadhar National Award for poetry

Last Updated: Friday, January 03, 2014, 20:35

Renowned poet of Sindhi language Vasdev Mohi was today conferred on the prestigious Gangadhar National Award For Poetry-2012 here.

President to present Sunil Gangopadhyay award Jan 11

President to present Sunil Gangopadhyay award Jan 11

Last Updated: Friday, January 03, 2014, 19:49

President Pranab Mukherjee would present the first Sunil Gangopadhyay Memorial Award for excellence in Bengali literature to eminent poets Nirendranth Chakravarty and Sankha Ghosh Jan 11.

Lawyer fined for outing JK Rowling as author of crime novel

Lawyer fined for outing JK Rowling as author of crime novel

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 01, 2014, 19:11

The lawyer who leaked that Harry Potter creator JK Rowling was the author of a crime novel penned under a pseudonym has been slapped with a 1,000 pounds fine and a written rebuke for breaking confidentiality rules.

Popular celebrity cookbooks of 2013

Popular celebrity cookbooks of 2013

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 31, 2013, 12:40

Hunting for recipes that keep your health in check or are you hoping to impress your family and guests with your culinary skills at a house party?

Lady Gaga`s ex fires off legal letters after book portrays him as `villain`

Lady Gaga`s ex fires off legal letters after book portrays him as `villain`

Last Updated: Monday, December 30, 2013, 17:20

Luc Carl has threatened to sue HarperCollins over a book about Lady Gaga that portrays him as a "villain" who "didn`t have time for her".