The last few years have witnessed the birth of a curious phenomenon in India, perhaps a sign of religion loosening its grip on a modern secularised middle-class.
What Amazon’s new initiative will mean for publishing in Indian languages
t’s Time To Celebrate, Potterheads.The best news for desi Potterheads! Come Christmas, they'll get to attend Delhi's first ever Yule Ball.
Patel has emerged as the most common Indian surname in the UK, according to a new Oxford dictionary released today.
According to a new report, India has slipped two spots compared to last year in English proficiency rankings while China has improved its ranking.
A new collection of writings from ‘The Modern Review’, and the history of intellectual journalism in India.
Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra has apologised after being criticised for modelling an "insensitive" top on a Conde Nast Traveller magazine cover.
In India, literary agents are just about beginning to come into their own. For a long time, one couldn’t have imagined making a living out of being an agent here because of the money involved
A veteran South African Tamil activist was honoured here for devoting his life to the promotion of Indian languages in the country.
'Rekha: The Untold Story’ taps into that irresistible fantasy of knowing a who has been mythologized all her life.
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi continues to fire the imagination of writers everywhere
Shah believes that although the paparazzi are often written off as intrusive voyeurs, they also help humanise the demigods of Tinseltown
India might seem like the Tower of Babel with its many diverse tongues but modern-day skills of young techies here are helping solve linguistic problems in computing from across the globe.
Key historical research related to the media in India was remembered as the pioneering Centre for Mass Communication Research at the University of Leicester celebrated 50 years of its existence.
He strongly believed in fighting for women’s upliftment using his pen as a weapon.
Indian High Commissioner Ruchi Ghanashyam made the remarks at a ceremony in Johannesburg to release a new coffee-table book that documents the rise in interest among South Africans in Gandhi's role in the country's democracy after Nelson Mandela became its first democratically-elected President.
In his autobiography, Nelson Mandela spoke at length on the lessons he learnt from his Indian friends.
Anu Vaidyanathan, the only Indian woman to have competed in the Ironman, recounts her time in China, where she raced in two Ironmans in the span of six weeks
The Pulitzer Prize-winning writer, oncologist and researcher speaks of the promises and dangers of genetic science
Proselytism by western missionaries in the pre-independence period introduced Indians to Christianity.
Makindu town, on Kenya’s Nairobi-Mombassa Highway, is most known for its grand and immaculately-maintained gurdwara, which is a must stop for all travellers, not only Sikhs.
Apart from winning the last nine spelling bees in the US, Indian-American children have also won the last five National Geographic Bees.
Book on a mysterious script of the Indus Valley civilisation wins S$10,000 award for “Scholastic Asian Book Award”
Thousands of academics and Indians have signed a petition to stop the California State Board of Education from changing "India" to "South Asia" in its social studies textbooks.
How a desi won equal pay with the British. History on the business of making the subcontinent's favourite brew.
Chhota Bheem has trounced every other Indian and global contender when it comes to winning over kids in the subcontinent, clocking in a stated 40 million viewers in India.
The campaigners against Vedanta at the literature festival in Southbank, London, this weekend undermined their cause by trying to shrink space for conversation and debate
The Digital Library of India makes access easy to rare books on literature, science, art, culture and music.
Chicago-based Tribune Publishing Company said it informed its IT employees last month that it is moving work to Tata Consultancy Services.
ndia has rejected Pakistan's concerns over a proposed law to ban maps or satellite images of the country unless they are approved by the government.
Bengaluru-based psychiatrist red-flagged India’s impending mental health crisis,
Indians, not Brits, are Shakespeare’s biggest fans, survey finds.
The good days for Priyanka Chopra just keep getting better. The Bollywood actor has expressed gratitude for her inclusion in Time magazine’s prestigious list of 100 most influential people.
Media in India continues to be under stress as the country figures low at 133 out of 180 nations in the latest press freedom index
The choice of English by writers whose mother tongues ranged from Kashmiri to Konkani made people trounce them as elitist “Coca-colanisers”.
William Shakespeare is understood far better in India than his birth country and the iconic playwright’s popularity in the emerging economies exceeds his fame in the UK.
The commonly held notion that everything about medieval India was about Mughal or Deccani patronage and ownership shattered.
One of India’s top newspapers faced a social media backlash after it splashed a picture across its front page of Britain’s Princess Kate suffering a “Marilyn moment” as her dress blew up in the wind.
o matter how glowing the reports of the school canteen or the dedication to quick-cooking noodles, there will come a time in every Indian student’s life abroad when he will yearn for Ma ke haath ka khaana.
When the Constitution was enacted, there was a self-conscious sense that in writing a text, India was finding a way to resolve major substantive debates and disputes over norms and values.