Tamilnadu govt staff set to get bonanza

Chennai: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today announced formation of a committee to...... Read More >>

Talk on epic character Bhishmar

Chennai: Writer P N Parasuraman will deliver a talk on epic character Bhishmar as part of '...... Read More >>

Overcoming trauma to become donor

Chennai: It is not easy to take a decision at any point in life but the most difficult must be to...... Read More >>

Aguero stars as Man City sink Monaco in thriller

Manchester: Sergio Aguero starred as Manchester City beat Monaco 5-3 in a breathless and...... Read More >>

Shooters impress new foreign rifle coach

New Delhi: They may not have been setting the stage ablaze in recent times but newly-appointed...... Read More >>




Writer Jumpa Lahiri speaks in language of love

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.

Author of 'To Kill a Mocking Bird' dies at 89

Author Harper Lee, author of the well acclaimed book 'To Kill a Mocking Bird', passed away in her sleep after failing health for some time. ... Read More >>

New script on Harry Potter out on 31 July

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 >>

Book on Kalam released

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 >>

Why China devalued its currency?

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 >>

Nagi Reddy, the boss

Which MGR film was made in just 10 days? Do you know Sivaji Ganesan sustained injuries while shooting for a Malayalam movie? ... Read More >>

The maestro's one last masterstroke

From a bloodied nose to the teary eyes of an entire nation, the journey of arguably the most celebrated cricketer of all times, Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar, is one of grit and determination. ... Read More >>

Himachal CM releases book on Dementia

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 >>

'Agents of SHIELD' to get comic book series

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 >>

Two-day Konkani literary festival from August 23

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 >>


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