KEN Vs SIN | Match 24 Oct 23, 2019
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CAN Vs IRE | Match 25 Oct 23, 2019
CAN 53/1 (7.2)
KAR Vs CHH | 1st Semi-Final Oct 23, 2019
KAR 229/1 (40.0)
GUJ Vs TN | 2nd Semi-Final Oct 23, 2019
TN 134/5 (32.5)
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Sep 30, 2019
Parashar Kulkarni on debut novel Cow and Company, fiction writing as therapeutic, and the language inequality in IndiaAuthor Parashar Kulkarni talks to Firstpost about his debut novel Cow and Company, his approach to fiction writing, and the language inequality prevalent in India.
Aug 29, 2019
War and Peace, and the dying reading habit in court: A case for why we should judge less harshlyThere was much amusement in the press and on social media today about an innocent query by a High Court judge, seemingly regarding Leo Tolstoy’s War and Peace. It now emerges that the book in question may not have been the Russian classic, but apparently War and Peace in Junglemahal by Biswajit Roy. But I would not be very surprised if in the future some learned judge were to ask quite seriously, if Anna Karenina was a foreign spy spotted in Junglemahal.
Jun 06, 2019
Prompt Twitter: The best of school slam books, the old Internet, and note-writing in ancient KyotoThese past few months Prompt Twitter has made an otherwise often-depressing website an enjoyable place in a way that it has never been enjoyable for me | Nisha Susan writes
Apr 20, 2019
Hi, Hitler: What creators looking to satirise the Führer must remember about the perils of parodyThere’s a sense of inevitability about the internet and Hitler jokes, one would argue — at this point, the phenomenon is approaching axiomatic status.
Apr 19, 2019
Game of Thrones season 8: Letters to Jon Snow, from his willfully ignored direwolf GhostLocation: Somewhere in the extreme North of the Seven Kingdoms. A lone direwolf (some call him Ghost) sends missives to his neglectful master, Jon Snow. To be read to the tune and rhythm of Eminem's 'Stan', from whose lyrics these letters *may* have been adapted.
Apr 10, 2019
Of 'miserable Hindoo ladies' and barbaric tribes: Reading Favell Lee Mortimer's 'educational' book on IndiaAccording to Mrs Mortimer, mothers were the bane of Hindostan. Remember, she was never here and it can be safely said that she was never a Hindoo mother herself but again, she doesn’t let that stop her.
Apr 09, 2019
Favell Lee Mortimer's Far Off: How a 19th century Englishwoman wrote about India — without having seen itThe author of Far Off, Favell Lee Mortimer, was best known for a book called 'The peep of day, or, A series of the earliest religious instruction the infant mind is capable of receiving' which has been called “one of the most outspokenly sadistic children's books ever written”.
Feb 02, 2019
A dal, by any other name: Your ready reckoner to the confounding world of North Indian lentilsWhether you are an NRI trying to desperately procure lentils overseas, or a Malayali living outside Kerala trying to navigate through a strange shop in a strange land, this ready reckoner will eradicate friction during your shopping trip.
Nov 04, 2018
It’s a Mom Thing: Blogger-author Sathya Ramaganapathy's take on parenting is humorous, reassuringSathya Ramaganapathy is the author of 'It’s a Mom Thing: Kickass Parenting' and writes with great humour about her triumphs and tribulations as a mother of two daughters.
Aug 15, 2018
72nd Independence Day: From Modicare, rule of law to North East, PM delivers 'feel good' speech on a 'feel good' dayIn his Independence Day speech a Red Fort, Prime Minister Narendra Modi avoided the Hindu-Muslim trap, wanted India to move ahead of the pack and we liked it