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"Nari Shakti " is Oxford dictionary's Hindi word of the Year 2018

Word ''Nari Shakti'' has been chosen as the Hindi word of the year 2018 by Oxford Dictionaries. The announcement was made during a session at the ongoing Jaipur Literature Festival.

Jan 27, 2019, 17:54 PM IST

'Nari Shakti ' is Oxford dictionary's Hindi word of Year 2018

Derived from Sanskrit, ‘Nari’ means ‘women’ and ‘Shakti’ means ‘power.’

Jan 27, 2019, 06:19 AM IST

Cheteshwar Pujara and Virat Kohli are the Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid of this era, says Jeffrey Archer

Talking about Indian cricket, he compared Indian skipper Virat Kohli and Test player Cheteshwar Pujara to Indian greats like Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid, respectively.

Jan 26, 2019, 19:06 PM IST

Rafale a short-term political issue, won't affect Indo-French ties: France's Ambassador

French Ambassador to India Alexandre Ziegler on Friday said that the controversy over Rafale fighter jets deal would not hamper relations between India and France.

Jan 25, 2019, 17:41 PM IST

Today's political discourse may spoil younger generation: Gulzar

He urged politicians to be mindful of the fact that their words reach the masses, and youth, in particular, take a keen interest in politics these days.

Jan 25, 2019, 16:45 PM IST

Four injured at Jaipur Literature Festival

The incident occurred at the Diggin Palace here, they said.

Jan 24, 2019, 19:42 PM IST

I'm very gender neutral: Meghna Gulzar

One can rise from anonymity to super stardom in some time and vice-versa.

Jan 24, 2019, 15:06 PM IST

ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival kicks off in Pink City

The five-day festival is being held at the historic Diggi Palace in Jaipur.

Jan 24, 2019, 14:00 PM IST

Jaipur BookMark kicks off in Pink City ahead of Jaipur Literature Festival

Jaipur BookMark, the South Asian publishing conclave that runs parallel to Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF), kicked off on Wednesday.

Jan 23, 2019, 15:52 PM IST

Jaipur Literature Festival to be held in Houston for first time

The literature festival will be held from September 14 to 15 in Houston

Sep 03, 2018, 06:55 AM IST

#ZeeJLF Conversations on the Sidelines: 'Creating Role Models in Advancement Through Education'

Education cannot just be inherited. It needs to evolve to imparting the skills and knowledge that are needed at any given point in time.

Mar 20, 2018, 11:11 AM IST

#ZEEJLF Conversations from the sidelines: “You don’t have to invent history in India, you just have to read it”

We have such an extraordinarily rich heritage and history, body of knowledge that predates most things today - there is so much to learn, so much to read.

Jan 31, 2018, 19:18 PM IST

Zee JLF 2018: With record footfalls, stellar debates and conversations, event ends on a high note

The Festival has also won the hearts and minds of the younger generation.

Jan 31, 2018, 17:15 PM IST

Modi government's last budget, expect political statement: Congress leader Shashi Tharoor

The former Union minister said if the BJP wants people to vote for them, they would do something about employment opportunities for the youth as well.

Jan 29, 2018, 06:46 AM IST

#ZEEJLF conversations from the sidelines: 'The best way to deal with poverty is to forget the poor'

"The basic tenet of democracy is citizenship and, while I agree we should be value-neutral, there is one value which we cannot neuter and that is the value of 'citizenship'." 

Jan 27, 2018, 09:54 AM IST

Bad or good, keep writing, says Canada-based author Rupi Kaur at Zee JLF 2018

The Canada-based author besides performing several of her poems was also seen giving advice to budding writers.

Jan 26, 2018, 17:31 PM IST

Julia Donaldson to talk of Gruffalo, storytelling, recitation at JLF

Julia Donaldson, author of some of the world's best-loved children's books, will take the audience at the Jaipur Literature Festival on a journey of storytelling, performance and recitation besides talking about her popular creation -- The Gruffalo.

Jan 24, 2018, 19:02 PM IST

Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen joins civil code debate, faces flak from fundamentalists

Taslima Nasreen, the controversial Bangladeshi author who has been living in exile since 1994, joined the Uniform Civil Code debate on Monday, saying India urgently needed a uniform civil law.

Jan 23, 2017, 15:07 PM IST

Financial emergency response centre for cyber security to be reality soon: Top official

In order to strengthen technology infrastructure, the central government is all likely to set up a separate financial emergency response centre, as per sources.

Jan 21, 2017, 23:19 PM IST

Zee Jaipur Literature Festival: Donald Trump is like a car salesman, says Man Booker Prize winner Paul Beatty

Man Booker-winning writer Paul Beatty today likened the new US President Donald Trump to a "car salesman" for his tendency to make promises, and said he had "zero optimism" in how the Presidency would pan out.

Jan 21, 2017, 17:38 PM IST