NOBEL LITERATURE PRIZE
Girish Karnad not the only one to aver that some Nobel laureates are undeserving
He would not be alone in pointing out that Nobel selectors often fall short of expectations when it comes to choosing laureates.
US doctors win medicine Nobel
Americans Andrew Z Fire and Craig C Mello won the Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine Monday for discovering a method of turning off selected genes, an important research tool that scientists hope will lead to new treat...
Why Prescott, Kydland won the Nobel
The duo has been awarded for their research work on economic policy making and business cycles.
Get set Potter fans, J K Rowling may be headed for Jaipur fest
Rowling's Harry Potter is now a global brand worth an estimated $15 billion. In March 2010, Forbes estimated Rowling's net worth to be $1 billion.
Over 1,100 letters written by TS Eliot to muse unveiled for research
Dating from 1930 to 1957, the letters are the largest single series of Eliot's correspondence.
On Rabindranath Tagore's birth anniversary, a reading list to remember the legend
While it is next to impossible to pick from Gurudev's works, here's a list to get you started.
April Fool’s Day: Beware the kalends of the cruellest month
In the era of fake news, no one wants to look a fool. So, this event is a casualty.
Abhijit was an economist by accident, but is an ace cook, says mother Nirmala
An eminent economist in her own right, Nirmala said she was reading a book at home when her younger son broke the news.
Friendship and love: A glimpse into Rabindranath Tagore's personal life
Tagore admired Mahatma Gandhi as a political leader and a person.
Headed to a bibliophile's Diwali party? Five gifts that your host will love
Books make for excellent gifts, no matter the occasion.
Is social media the right platform to exercise right to freedom of expression?
Right to free speech is meant to guarantee right to air a fair comment and definitely not a protection for expressing whatever that crossed one's mind.
Work-life balance, value of time and more: Rabindranath Tagore's quotes that were ahead of its time
Here are some of the best quotes by Gurudev that give a new meaning to life.
Writer Zinzi Clemmons publicly confronts Junot Díaz of forcibly kissing her; more allegations follow
Diaz won the Pulitzer for 'The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao' in 2008.
Rabindranth Tagore Project launched in London
On Rabindranth Tagore's 155th birth anniversary, a new crowd-sourced initiative to make his works accessible worldwide has been launched here in the UK.
California dreaming: Finding joy in achievements that don't come with awards
Beauty, brilliance, art and all of the great things in the world are a matter of perspective.
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