Maryse Condé wins alternative Nobel Literature Prize

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Writer of Africa’s first epic novel, Maryse Condé is one of the most masterly writers from the Caribbean and has written viscerally on the...
Author Margaret Atwood

Margaret Atwood, author of The Handsmaid’s Tale, Announces Sequel 

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Titled The Testaments, Margaret Atwood will publish the sequel to her feminist dystopian novel in September 2019. The Handmaid’s Tale was published in 1985. “Dear...
Prix littéraire des collégiens 2018 presented by Amazon Canada

Canadian Literary Prize Suspended as Authors Protest Against Amazon Sponsorship 

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The Prix littéraire des collégiens is a CA $5000 literary prize for French literature by Canadian authors. The jury for the prize comprises students...

Ad guru & theatre personality Alyque Padamsee passes away at 90

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Renowned theatre personality and ad guru Alyque Padamsee passed away at 90. He amassed immense fame for his role as Muhammad Ali Jinnah in...

‘Toxic’ Wins Oxford Dictionaries’ Word of 2018

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According to the dictionary, ‘toxic’ best encapsulates the ‘the ethos, mood and preoccupations’ of the year The word ‘toxic’ has been chosen as an all-round word to...
Celebrating Indo–Swiss Cultural Diversity and Dynamism

Celebrating Indo–Swiss Cultural Diversity and Dynamism

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  In commemorating 70 years of bilateral ties between India and Switzerland, it is significant to dwell on the role played by culture in facilitating...
Stan Lee (Marvel super hero's creator)

Marvel Comics Icon Stan Lee passes away

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Aged 95, the writer and publisher of the Marvel comics legacy passed away on November 12. With an illustrious career spanning decades, Stan Lee has attained...
A still from the film Village Rockstars (2017)

Global Rockstars

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Making it to the prestigious Oscars as a nominee in the Foreign Film Category, Rima Das’s Village Rockstars has defied all odds and emerged...

Malaysia: A Gastronomical Heaven for Connoisseurs and All

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The Malaysian cuisine is as rich as its culture and history. A blend of Chinese, Nyonyan, Indian, and Portuguese, the Malaysian cuisine is a melting pot of diverse cultures

How Afghan Diaspora is Contributing to The Growth of India’s Economy

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India and Afghanistan have traditionally had close bilateral ties underpinned by civilisational and historical links as well as exchanges between the people.

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