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Nobel prize-winning author Nadine Gordimer dies at 90

Last Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014, 19:58

The South African Nobel-prize-winning author Nadine Gordimer, one of the literary world`s most strongest person who raised her voice against apartheid, has died at the age of 90.

Computer algorithms to produce literature?

Last Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014, 11:25

Philip M Parker has developed a series of computer algorithms that could automatically generate books, crossword puzzles, articles and even poetry.

Art and Culture fest held in Shillong

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 16:24

The 3rd Shillong Creative Arts, Literature and Music festival held at the State Central Library brought together the best of the state`s creative talent.

Johnny Depp reads erotic literature with Amber Heard

Last Updated: Friday, May 30, 2014, 13:15

Johnny Depp and Amber Heard read erotic literature together to have the steamiest sex in Hollywood, it has been revealed.

Jaipur Literature Festival set to travel to London this May

Last Updated: Monday, April 28, 2014, 07:56

The vibrant energies of the annual Jaipur Literature Festival, which attracts over 250,000 visitors annually in India, are set to travel to London this May for a day-long edition of the literary extravaganza.

Lit festival constitutes award in memory of Khushwant Singh

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 10:12

The annual Khushwant Singh Literature Festival (KSLF) set in the hills of Kasauli, will have an added feature this year, a Rs 2.5 Lakh award for best debut fiction novel in the memory of the noted author and journalist.

Children learning more of English, says Javed Akhtar

Last Updated: Sunday, January 26, 2014, 13:34

Javed Akhtar says that children from the middle class are learning English at the "cost of vernacular languages".

Weight loss has come really late to me: Ekta Kapoor

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 21, 2014, 15:56

Film and Television producer Ekta Kapoor, says the idea of shedding weight to become fit and fab, came really late in her career.

Pak needs to show vision, generosity for better ties with India: Khurshid

Last Updated: Sunday, January 19, 2014, 23:31

Pakistan needs to show some vision and generosity for relations between itself and India to be normalised, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid said here on Sunday

Shashi Tharoor will not attend Zee Jaipur Literature Festival

Last Updated: Saturday, January 18, 2014, 11:21

Union minister Shashi Tharoor, who was slated to attend the Jaipur Literature Festival, will not attend the event following his wife`s death.

AAP victory set good example of democracy: Amartya Sen

Last Updated: Friday, January 17, 2014, 14:52

Debutant Aam Aadmi Party`s victory in the recent Delhi Assembly Elections has set a good example of the strength of democracy in India, Nobel laureate Amartya Sen said.

Filmmakers don`t read Hindi literature anymore: Manu Bhandari

Last Updated: Sunday, January 12, 2014, 20:55

Noted Hindi writer Manu Bhandari, whose novel `Yahi Sach Hai` was adapted into a movie `Rajnigandha` in 1974, says filmmakers of today do not read Hindi literature anymore.