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Booker Prize: Ishiguro, Powers Among Contenders For Fiction

Jul 27, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Founded in 1969, the Booker Prize has a reputation for transforming writers' careers, and was originally open to British, Irish and Commonwealth writers

Bringing John Le Carre In From The Cold

Dec 16, 2020 Vappala Balachandran

A top Indian sleuth demystifies one of the world’s best-known spy authors

Master Of Espionage: Spy-Turned-Novelist John Le Carre Dies At 89

Le Carre's literary agency confirmed he died in Cornwall, southwest England on Saturday after a short illness.

Indians And I Have Always Been Natural Friends: Jeffrey Archer

Dec 11, 2020 PTI

The bestseller author has a loyal following in India over the decades with his many books, including 'Kane and Abel', 'The Fourth Estate'

Padma Shri Awardee Bengali Writer Nabaneeta Dev Sen, Dies At 81

Dev Sen was suffering from cancer for a long time and her condition deteriorated over the past 10 days.

01 September, 2019

Not Allowed To Leave Country, Kashmiri Journalist Gowhar Geelani Stopped At Delhi Airport

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Reportedly Geelani was travelling to Germany to attend a conference organised by Deutsche Welle, the German public broadcaster when he was stopped at IGI Airport

21 July, 2019

Controversial Bangladeshi Author Taslima Nasreen's Indian Residence Permit Extended By One Year

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Taslima Nasreen, a citizen of Sweden, has been getting residence permit on a continuous basis since 2004.

24 April, 2019

How Twinkle Khanna Reacted To PM Narendra Modi's Comments About Her Criticism Of Him

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In a candid conversation with Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he follows him and his wife Twinkle Khanna on social media, and also made light of Khanna's criticism of his policies.

14 March, 2019

Journalist And Author Raghu Karnad Wins $1,65,000 Windham-Campbell Prize

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Raghu Karnad has been announced as one of the winners of the prestigious Windham-Campbell Prize of the Yale University for his book 'Farthest Field: An Indian Story Of The Second World War'.

09 March, 2019

Ethnicity, Race, Gender Should Not Be Barriers To Love: Dr. Anita Heiss

Mahima Monga

An Australian author and poet, Dr. Anita Heiss has seeped conversations surrounding social justice and identity into popular fiction. ‘Growing Up Aboriginal In Australia’, ‘Am I Black Enough For You?’, ‘Not Meeting Mr. Right’, are some of the many books Heiss has authored and edited.

07 March, 2019

Gabriel García Márquez's 'One Hundred Years Of Solitude' Soon To Be Netflix Show

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'One Hundred Years Of Solitude' will be adapted into a Spanish-language series and filmed largely in Márquez's home country of Colombia, with his sons, Rodrigo García and Gonzalo García Barcha, serving as executive producers.

20 February, 2019

'I Am A Bit Of A Method Writer': Mirza Waheed Talks About His New Book, Writing And Kashmir

Adil Rashid

Mirza Waheed's new novel, Tell Her Everything was released in Delhi recently. Outlook caught up with the author to talk about his latest book, his life as a writer, Kashmir and other interesting stuff.

20 February, 2019

Hindi Writer Namvar Singh Dies At 92

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Born on July 28, 1926 in Varanasi's village Jiyanpur (now in Chandauli), Singh completed his MA and PhD in Hindi literature from the Banaras Hindu University.

11 February, 2019

Don't Want To Live Hidden Away, Says Salman Rushdie 30 Years After Fatwa

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Salman Rushdie's life changed forever on February 14, 1989, when Iran's spiritual leader ordered Rushdie's execution after branding his novel 'The Satanic Verses' blasphemous.

25 January, 2019

Hindi Author Krishna Sobti Passes Away At 93

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The author breathed her last in a Delhi hospital this morning, where she was admitted for the last two months.

17 November, 2018

William Goldman, Oscar-Winning Screenwriter And Best-Selling Author Dies At 87

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The Oscar-winning screenwriter and best-selling author William Goldman, known for "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" and "All The President's Men", died at age 87.

06 November, 2018

'Meesha' Row: Mathrubhumi Weekly Editor Kamalram Sajeev Resigns, Says 'Long Live Secular India'

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Meesha, the novel by S Hareesh, had faced the wrath of certain Hindu groups.

15 October, 2018

Chetan Bhagat Hits Back At Ira Trivedi, Says Don't Harm #MeToo Movement With Your False Charges

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Trivedi had alleged that Bhagat had tried to kiss on her lips after inviting her for tea at the India International Centre.

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Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi addresses media after the oath taking ceremony at Punjab Bhawan in Chandigarh. AICC General Secretary Harish Rawat with PPCC President Navjot Singh Sidhu are also seen.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel in New Delhi.

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Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur during a public meeting in Mandi.

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An artist busy making an idol of Goddess Durga at a workshop ahead of Navaratri festivities in Mumbai.

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Idols of Goddess Durga at a workshop ahead of Navaratri festivities, Goregaon in Mumbai.

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Virat Kohli’s Abrasive Leadership Style Gave Indian Cricket A New Dimension

Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader

Sep 20, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu