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Agraites show no pride in Taj city’s rich heritage (August 18 is World Heritage Day)

Agra, April 18: While World Heritage Day was celebratd globally on Friday, Agra’s residents seem unconcerned and indifferent to the Taj city’s rich historical legacy.

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Twitterati remember Garcia Marquez’s literary genius

New Delhi, April 18: Fans of Colombian Nobel laureate Gabriel Marquez Garcia took to Twitter Friday to pay tribute to the author by remembering his most celebrated pearls of wisdom reflecting his broader understanding of life.

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Political overdose amid election fervour (IANS Books This Weekend)

The timing just couldn’t have been better.

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Unknown sections of Great Wall found in China

Beijing, April 18 (IANS/EFE) Archaeologists have discovered three previously unknown sections of the Great Wall in the northwestern region of Ningxia.

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Nobel laureate Garcia Marquez dies

Mexico City, April 18 (IANS/EFE) Colombian Nobel prize-winning writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez died Thursday at his home in this capital, the chairman of Mexico’s National Council for Culture and the Arts said.

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Period pain affects work of girls: Research

Los Angeles, April 17: A new research suggests period pain not only causes discomfort but it can also affect the work environment of girls especially those working on computers.

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Telugu book ‘Cinema Ga Cinema’ wins National Award

New Delhi, April 16: Journalist-turned-author Nandagopal’s Telugu book “Cinema Ga Cinema” has been named for the best writing on cinema in the 61st National Film Awards announced here Wednesday.

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Indian author wins UK Writers’ Forum award

London, April 15: Nikhil Chandwani, a promising poet and writer, has become the first Indian author to receive the “most promising talent” award of the UK Writers’ Forum.

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Gopi Warrier’s plays enthral audiences in London

Kochi, April 14: UK-based Indian poet-playwright Gopi Warrier’s two plays – “Ego of the Yogis” and “Polyester Lordship” – have evoked rave reviews in London.

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