Army ex-chief against tax on disability pension
Former army chief General VP Malik said he disagrees with the government’s move to impose income tax on disability pension.
Traveller’s Diary: Visit Jaipur Literature festival to meet the greatest writers, thinkers & entertainers
At the festival, attendees can enjo...
Abheek Barman passes away: His interests ranged from physics, art, literature to Northeast
While Abheek learned economics at Presidency, Kolkata and Delhi School of Economics, Delhi, his interests went far beyond the confines of the discipline. Arguably, he was the most widely read journalist, whose interests ranged from physics, through art, film and literature to the history of the Northeast.
JCB winner Madhuri Vijay senses hostility towards fiction; says she thought her book won't release in India
Vijay could not attend the award ceremony in Jaipur due to her pregnancy.
Authors Olga Tokarczuk & Peter Handke win Nobel Literature Prize after 2018 #MeToo scandal
Last year's award was postponed following sex abuse allegations that had rocked the Swedish Academy.
Is your kid unhappy? These two brain networks are to blame for suicide risk in millennials
Suicide is the second leading cause of death globally among 15-29 year olds.
Sara Danius, the first female head of Nobel's literature award body, passes away at 57
Danius passed away early Saturday following a long illness.
Preservation of pulp fiction on track
This long-derided subaltern class of literature has its own tale to tell.
ET View: It’s not so much Peter Handke, but the Nobel Prize that should be judged by its choice
What has troubled some critics is that he is a public sympathiser of Yugoslavian and Serbian war criminal Slobodan Miloševic.
Like reading old Indian literature & scripts? Try this Bengaluru course
The one-year course revolves around the study of history and literature, and deciphering historical manuscripts.
Narayana Murthy, Mukund Rajan, Harish Bijoor to speak at the Bangalore Business Literature Festival
Murthy will talk about his vision for India, especially in the context of the recent slowdown & recession headwinds.
Toni Morrison, 1st African-American woman to win Nobel for Literature, dies at 88
The American writer was noted for her examination of the black experience.
Feeling agitated in the absence of your smartphone? 23% millennials are addicted to the device
PSU was defined as any behaviour linked to smartphones that has the features of an addiction.
Lit Live I-Day Lecture: Justice Chandrachud takes the mic, will encourage people to imagine freedom via art
Literature Live’s annual Independence Lecture is a tradition that honours this thinking.
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