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Rose or Thorns

February 21, 2011

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 Today, while watching the legendary classic Bollywood movie ‘Mughal-e-Azam’, one of the dialogues in the movie put forth a choice between thorns and a rose. A unique benefit enjoyed by the thorns is that they don’t have the fear of fading away. They are evergreen and stay the same forever. What a unique thought […]

Of Valentine’s Day and Love

February 13, 2011

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Love is where the heart is. And if you have a heart so big that you can keep your beloved in there forever unconditionally and with full exclusive rights, which nobody else could usurp ever, then you’ll never fall in love, you’ll always rise. Love is an emotion that can make your life so beautiful […]

DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2011

February 10, 2011

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For the first time award was given at the Jaipur Literature Festival, DSC Prize for South Asian Literature. In January 2011, this US $ 50,000 award was conferred upon H.M. Naqvi for his novel ‘Home Boy’, published by Harper Collins India. The Chairperson of the Jury, Nilanjana S. Roy declared that while finalizing the shortlist […]

Special Prize: The Man Booker Best of Beryl

February 8, 2011

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Dame Beryl (1932 – 2010)  Dame Beryl, who missed out on the prestigious Man Booker Prize for which she was shortlisted five times, will finally get recognized in 2011for her contribution to literature. One of her five novels would be receiving a special prize, The Man Booker Best of Beryl. The winner will be […]