The finest of Indian Literature took center stage at the Raymond Crossword Book Awards 2014 where the country's finest writers and their books were honored at a glittering award function at NCPA in Mumbai.
Why target only India for rapes, they happen all over the world, says Danish designer-turned writer Inger Solberg, who has come out with her first book "Pushpa", a vibrant account of her life in India, which she has made her home for the past 15 years.
Issues like challenges in popularising Nepali literature globally, its trends, and its readership in India and South Asia will be discussed at the second Nepali literary symposium beginning here on Saturday.
Ruskin Bond continues to weave a magic spell on his readers with his stories, but the veteran writer feels "stumped and stymied" by the thought of writing about politicians or media tycoons saying he cannot "breathe life" into these subjects.
After his memoir "And Then One Day", which has been very well-received by the critics and public alike, veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah is now all set to do an encore -- this time an unflinchingly honest expose of people in the film industry.
Artist Bharti Kher has been conferred with the prestigious 'Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres' (Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters), France's highest cultural award for her contribution in contemporary art landscape.