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Indira refused to let Manmohan sink into a soft job Daman Singh

Aug 20, 2014

Indira refused to let Manmohan sink into a soft job Daman Singh

Authored by the second of his three daughters, Daman Singh, the book, titled 'Strictly Personal: Manmohan and Gursharan', says that Indira Gandhi wanted Manmohan Singh as a member of the Planning Commission to prepare the Sixth Five-Year Plan (1980-85) #Manmohan Singh #UPA #Prime Minister #RBI #Indira Gandhi #Book #RBI Governor #Cambridge #HarperCollins #Daman Singh
Salman Rushdie awarded Denmark's top literature prize

Aug 18, 2014

Salman Rushdie awarded Denmark's top literature prize

Salman Rushdie has been given a literary award named after Denmark's famous poet and fairy tale writer Hans Christian Andersen. #Salman Rushdie #Books #NewsTracker #Denmark #Rushdie #Midnight's Children #Hans Christian Andersen #HC Andersen Literature Award
Photos Aamir Khan spotted at Marathi book launch in Mumbai University

Aug 14, 2014

Photos Aamir Khan spotted at Marathi book launch in Mumbai University

Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan was recently spotted at the Mumbai University to launch a book for the engineering course. Here are the photos. #Aamir Khan #Bollywood #ImagesOfTheDay #Mumbai University #book launch #Aamir Khan Photos
Here's how reading fiction will make you a better person

Aug 12, 2014

Here's how reading fiction will make you a better person

Reading novels may make you more empathetic, improving your ability to understand what other people are thinking or feeling, a new study suggests. #Books #India #NewsTracker #fiction #reading #lifestyle #Reading books

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Why we can't blame just Penguin for pulping Doniger's book

Feb 16, 2014

Why we can't blame just Penguin for pulping Doniger's book

We must not blame the law here. The problem is expecting that a benevolent and broadminded judiciary will thread the needle. #Books #India #ToTheContrary #Penguin #Wendy Doniger #The Hindus: An Alternative History #Section 295 A
Wendy Doniger controversy: When did Hinduism become so intolerant?

Feb 11, 2014

Wendy Doniger controversy: When did Hinduism become so intolerant?

Intolerance in Islam and Christianity is an established fact. But we are seeing the emergence of intolerance of Hinduism. #ThatsJustWrong #Books #Censorship #Penguin #Penguin India #Wendy Doniger #Wendy Doniger: The Hindus

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Wendy Doniger controversy: When did Hinduism become so intolerant?

Aug 20, 2014

Parallels Desktop 10 brings Yosemite support, better Windows-Mac integration

We’re all Mac users here, but every once in a while—much as we might hate to admit it—we need to run the odd Windows app. Not only will the latest version of Parallels Desktop , announced on Wednesday, continue to handle that kind of task, but it als...
Wendy Doniger controversy: When did Hinduism become so intolerant?

Aug 20, 2014

Books of The Times: ‘Fives and Twenty-Fives’ by Michael Pitre Shows Wartime Iraq

“Fives and Twenty-Fives,” by Michael Pitre, follows a platoon in Iraq, where even fixing potholes can be fatal...
Wendy Doniger controversy: When did Hinduism become so intolerant?

Aug 20, 2014

Cumberbatch vs Elba: Compare 'Jungle Book' casts

Cumberbatch vs. Elba: Which one do you want to see? Both? Neither...