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Here’s How Louiz Banks Became the ‘Godfather’ of Indian Jazz

The composer of one of the iconic tunes of 90s, Mile Sur Mera Tumhara, Louiz Banks turned 80-year-old right…

An Unfinished Story’ Sheds Light on Filmmaker’s Turbulent Life

Throughout my analysis for the e book Guru Dutt An Unfinished Story, numerous accounts of Guru Dutt’s colleagues, shut mates…

When Dalai Lama Supported Vajpayee’s Decision to Conduct Nuclear Tests at Pokhran

A new book, titled Vajpayee: The Years that Changed India is all set to hit the stands on 25th December to…

When Dalai Lama Supported Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s Decision to Conduct Nuclear Tests at Pokhran

A new book, titled Vajpayee: The Years that Changed India is all set to hit the stands on 25th December to…

Why Indian Construction Workers, Janitors Were Unsung Heroes of First World War

Although official historical narratives remember the Indian soldiers who ‘contributed’ to the First World War by fighting for the British…

Salman Rushdie’s The Golden House: Sunday Book Review

Book: The Golden House, Author: Salman Rushdie, Publisher: Penguin, Pages: 370, Price: Rs 699 January 20, 2009. Barack Obama is…

Gulzar to Release New Collection of Poetry on India-Pakistan Partition

Image: Facebook/JaipurLitFestOfficial. Translated by Rakhshanda Jalil, this compilation marks 70 years of India’s Independence. Born in Dina (now in Pakistan),…

Stephen King & Others: What’s in a Name?

From George Eliot to John le Carre, writers reaching out for the disguise or anonymity offered by a pseudonym is…

Nobel Literature Prize: Controversy, Fame and Flops

Paris: Ahead of the announcement Thursday of this year’s Nobel Literature Prize laureate, here is a look at some…

Post-Dylan Dilemma for Nobel Literature Prize

Stockholm: Who will win the 2017 Nobel Literature Prize, after Bob Dylan last year? The Swedish Academy likes to…

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