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When women writers from Islamic countries discuss sexuality and erotic poems, taboos and male dominance, and mull over breaking free from conservative norms, the audience is bound to be large.
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Aamir Khan Wednesday revealed he might not have been a superstar if it weren`t for the advice `do what your heart says` by his great grand uncle, Muslim scholar and nationalist Maulana Abul Kalam Azad.
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A play about American soldier, Bradley Manning, who passed military secrets to WikiLeaks, has won the new theatre category of Britain`s oldest literary awards.
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The fallout from the recent wave of protests that shook Brazil was felt even in the bucolic colonial town where the country`s main literary festival was in full swing.
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Pregnant star Jessica Simpson celebrated the imminent arrival of her second child with a literary-themed baby shower.
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Veteran lyricist Gulzar, who was on a private trip to Pakistan has cut his trip short and returned to India on Wednesday.
Last Updated: Sunday, February 03, 2013, 17:58
Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen on Sunday urged Left parties to fight for eradication of the practice of open defecation and open toilets, in addition to focussing on food security and LPG price hike.
Last Updated: Saturday, February 02, 2013, 21:48
Former India captain Sourav Ganguly took a dig at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and the controversy surrounding Booker prize-winning author Salman Rushdie`s cancelled visit to Kolkata.
Last Updated: Sunday, January 27, 2013, 13:50
Police have sought video of author Ashis Nandy`s controversial comments that people from OBC, SC and ST communities were the "most corrupt" made at the Jaipur Literary Festival even as he left the city.
Last Updated: Saturday, January 12, 2013, 09:50
National award-winning filmmaker Shyam Benegal feels that people living in Mumbai nowadays take from the city, without giving anything back to it in return.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 03, 2012, 11:41
An International Literary Festival on the lines of the famed Jaipur Literature Festival, will be organized during next year in Kozhikode.
Last Updated: Saturday, May 12, 2012, 21:19
The Chennai-based Third Eye Charitable Trust has transcribed 19 popular classics in Bengali and English into Braille.
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