Calcutta  /  Published 07.04.20

New Town Library opens up ebooks

The Hidco-run New Town Library has opened up its digital section for free download of e-books in English and Bengali to help beat lockdown blues.Booklovers can log onto and clic...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

People  /  Published 04.04.20

Shashi Tharoor on being a man of letters above everything else

Out of the barrage of blistering Tweets that Shashi Tharoor encounters on a daily basis, his son Ishaan calling him out “in front of the world” for being a “lackadaisical boomer” (in a Tweet d...
By Anannya Sarkar in Calcutta

Hollywood  /  Published 25.03.20

Woody releases memoir

In his new memoir, director Woody Allen has accused former partner Mia Farrow of fabricating the story that he sexually abused their adopted daughter, Dylan Farrow. The memoir, Apropos of Nothing, wa...
By PTI in

Books  /  Published 19.03.20

An evening with Ruskin Bond

If you have grown up as an ardent reader, you’ve more than likely been a Ruskin Bond fan as well. Perhaps India’s most-loved children’s author, Bond was at the Storyteller Bookstore, VIP Bazaar,...
By Vedant Karia in

Books  /  Published 08.03.20

She stories from eons ago to 2020

The session ‘Her Story: The Woman in 2020’ at the Kolkata Literature Festival is association with The Telegraph, saw Mumbai-based author Annie Zaidi, vlogger, model and anti-acid activist Reshma Q...
By Hia Datta in

Books  /  Published 27.02.20

Book on depression hits stands

Penguin India has announced the release of a new book that attempts to dig deeper into mental illness and explain what it can feel like. Based on the theme of depression, “Inside a Dark Box” by Ri...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi

Books  /  Published 25.02.20

A book on Irrfan Khan

The new generation of audiences evidently values content over star quotient and acting over socially approved “good” looks. Probably that is the reason why we have stars like Ayushmann Khurrana, R...
By Shreya Basu Roy in

West Bengal  /  Published 06.02.20

Bumper sales at Book Fair

Sales are robust at the Book Fair underway at the Central Park fairgrounds. “We are selling more than we did last year. Even if less people are coming compared to when the fair would be held at Mila...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in

Sports  /  Published 04.02.20

Cristiano Ronaldo: Ultimate sports superstar

As football icon Cristiano Ronaldo turns 35 today, The Telegraph looks back at the defining moments that have shaped CR7 from a sporting starlet into one of the biggest personalities on the plane...
By Priyam Marik in

Opinion  /  Published 02.02.20

Professor Shonku: Not quite a hero

The first screen adaptation of Professor Shonku led to pleasant reminiscences of boyhood. Trilokeshwar Shonku, as we all know, is an eccentric genius. He had his own laboratory in his house in Giridih...
By Atanu Biswas in


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