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Religion, caste, political loyalty irrelevant
Kiran Desai wins Booker Prize
The Inheritance of Losswasthe unanimous choice of judges
`Finding a publisher was a nightmare'
The Inheritance Of Loss may have won the Man Booker Prize but author Kiran Desai had an ``incredibly difficult'' time finding a publisher for the novel. In an interview to The Hindu , which took place a few days ago during the ...
Small plane crashes into New York building
NEW YORK: Two persons were killed when a small plane crashed into a high-rise apartment building on Manhattan's Upper East Side here on Wednesday. Police said it touched off a raging fire that sent a pillar of black smoke over the city. The ...
Talks on Kashmir under way, says Musharraf
ISLAMABAD: President Pervez Musharraf said on Wednesday that discussions were under way between Pakistan and India for an agreement on the Kashmir issue. He expressed the hope that "something" could be announced during Prime Minister Manmohan ...
"Writing can be a dangerous activity"
Kiran DesaionThe Inheritance Of Loss, the Man Booker Prize, and the process of writing novels.
Manmohan calls for "inclusive globalisation"
University of Cambridge awards him honorary degree of Doctor of Law
Glaciers in terminal decline
Countries including India are now noticing the effects
Polling peaceful in Madurai Central by-election, 70 per cent turnout
AIADMK candidate seeks re-poll in two booths alleging bogus voting
A stroll in the park for West Indies
22 Sri Lankan soldiers die in battle
Intensified fighting caused by LTTE provocations, says Colombo
Where the camel giants roamed
DAMASCUS: Camels twice as big as today's dromedaries roamed the Syrian desert 100,000 years ago, archaeologists have concluded from bones unearthed at a prehistoric site in central Syria. Swiss and Syrian archeologists excavated the first ...
Chikungunya cases confirmed in Delhi
39 new dengue cases admitted to AIIMS; total up to 1,101
Cabinet for higher rents on leases
Government land given to Tata Tea on lease to be surveyed on court directive
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