PTI, Monday, 22nd February 2016
New Delhi: An inexplicable craving for Italian language compelled Indian-American author Jhumpa Lahiri to go live in Rome, moving home to Italy from Rhode Island in the US.
New Delhi: An original new script co-authored by J K Rowling, who has written the famed Harry Potter book series, is set to hit stores this July in the form of a book titled "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts I and II," publishers Little Brown Group have said. ... Read More >>
Chennai: Poverty, which is rampant in Indian society, can be eradicated with the intervention of youth, said Meghalaya Governor V Shanmuganathan while releasing a book on Missile Man Abdul Kalam here on Wednesday. A compilation of important verses and discussions of former President A P J Abdul Ka... Read More >>
Chennai: China has surprised global markets with its decision to devalue its currency, the renminbi, by nearly two percent. That might not seem like much of a move, but China is the world’s second largest economy and controls its currency pretty tightly. Any policy move like this is big news in t... Read More >>
Shimla: Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh today released a book based on Dementia disease. The Chief Minister said Dementia patients should be taken care of as about 65 per cent old people in India suffer from this disease and are dependent on others for day to day maintenance. The ... Read More >>
London: Marvel's Agents of SHIELD will have its own ongoing comic book series. The first issue of the series, written by Mark Waid, will be released in December and features illustrations by Carlos Pacheco, reported Digital Spy. The artists will change issue to issue, with illustrators including... Read More >>
Mangalore: A two day state level meet of the Konkani Literary and Cultural Sammelan (Konkani Sahitya Samskrithi Sammelan), would be held at Manipal near here on August 23 and 24. The event aimed at the development of literary and cultural aspects of the Konkani communities. Forty one communities s... Read More >>