Priyaka Chopra writing memoir on her ‘private’ journey

New Delhi, June 19 : Actress Priyanka Chopra is writing a memoir, titled “Unfinished”, which will be published simultaneously in India, the US and Britain next year. In the memoir, Priyanka said, she is ready to write about her feelings during the course of what has been a fascinating journey. “The flavour of the book […]

Brain values foods loaded with fats and carbs

New York, June 15 : Ever wondered why you tend to buy processed foods such as fries, sausages, bacon, ham or ready meals, even if the cost is high? It is because human brain values foods that are high in both fat and carbohydrate than those containing either fat or carbohydrate alone, researchers say. These […]

Bhutan’s Mountain Echoes lit fest set to climb a notch higher

Thimphu, June 14 : Bhutans annual literary gathering, the Mountain Echoes Literary Festival, an like no other thanks to its magnificent backdrop, will return this August for its ninth edition, featuring a diverse set of speakers who will participate in sessions ranging from spirituality and philosophy to films and environmental conservation. The festival is scheduled […]

A.R. Rahman’s authorised biography to be out in August

New Delhi, June 13 : Oscar-winning music maestro A.R. Rahman may have won international acclaim for his craft but the man himself remains a largely obscured figure. An upcoming authorised biography will shed light on his life and philosophy. Titled “Notes of a Dream: The Authorized Biography of A.R. Rahman”, it has been written by […]

Bespoke programme marks JLF’s fifth year in London

London, June 12 : India’s popular Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) has completed five years of its presence here in what was a bespoke programme for UK audiences, featuring dialogues and debates from across the South Asian region. The London leg of the literary event “Zee JLF at The British Library” took place from June 8 […]

Delhi must hold on to its cosmopolitan culture: Writer Rana Safvi

By Saket Suman New Delhi, June 10 : India’s capital city has always had a cosmopolitan culture and it is imperative to hold on to it, says renowned writer-scholar Rana Safvi, whose latest book, “The Forgotten Cities of Delhi”, provides an in-depth tour of Delhi’s archaeological history. But her book comes at a time when […]