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William Dalrymple launches book on 'Kohinoor' diamond

William Dalrymple launches book on 'Kohinoor' diamond

Scottish historian and writer - William Dalrymple – on Friday launched his latest book 'Kohinoor - The Story of the Worlds Most Infamous Diamond'. It is based on one of the most controversial diamonds in the world.

Literary heavyweights to descend at Zee Jaipur Lit Fest

Keeping up with the tradition of introducing Indian audience to global thinkers and writers, the Zee Jaipur Literature Festival 2015 has chosen luminaries from the field of art, literature and poetry to talk on various themes, organisers said Friday.

Twitter praise for Modi`s diplomatic initiative

There was praise for Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s diplomatic initiative of inviting the South Asian neighbours, especially Pakistan, to his swearing-in ceremony.

Jaipur Literature Festival 2013: I am proud to be related to Virginia Woolf, says William Dalrymple

On Day 1 of the Jaipur Literature Festival 2013, Resham Sengar of Zeenews.com managed to have a quick chat with William Dalrymple who also happens to be the festival’s co-director.

Conservation standards in govt museums very poor: Dalrymple

India may have seen a revolution in the world of literature, publishing and contemporary art, but government museums continue to be "bleak and boringly displayed spaces", says writer-historian William Dalrymple.

`Materialism, spiritualism co-exist in India in extremes`

The first thing one notices about writer William Dalrymple is his astonishingly blue eyes.

`Materialism, spiritualism co-exist in India in extremes`

The first thing one notices about writer William Dalrymple is his astonishingly blue eyes.