India  /  Published 05.07.19

Wife set on fire after talaq refusal

A man in Bihar’s Bhagalpur allegedly set his wife on fire because he could not pronounce on her the instant triple talaq, which has been declared unlawful by the Centre through an ordinance.The woma...
By Dev Raj in Patna

Books  /  Published 28.12.18

Don't close 2018 without these fiction titles

MilkmanBy Anna Burns, Published by Faber & FaberBurns inveigles the reader into the experience of trying to carry on with normal life in a period and place of prolonged conflict in this gripping n...
By The Telegraph in

Books  /  Published 24.05.19

Women in Blue

The Fire Burns Blue: A History of Women’s Cricket in India By Karunya Keshav and Sidhanta Patnaik, Westland Sport, Rs 799...
By Nayantara Mazumder in

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.09.19

Neglect hint in Jamshedpur mishap

Five of 12 contract labourers, who on Monday received burn injuries while working for an outsourced agency of Jharkhand Bijli Vitran Nigam Ltd (JBVNL), have received over 50 per cent burns and are bei...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Books  /  Published 25.10.19

Halloween through the centuries

Something wicked this way comes. Halloween is almost upon us and preparations are on in full swing across the world — the sale of Frankenstein has shot up, costume- and candy-makers are doing brisk ...
By Srimoyee Bagchi in

Sports  /  Published 03.01.20

England ban football practice

England have put a stop to warm-up football games after Rory Burns’ injury ruled him out of the Test series against South Africa. Burns was injured before England’s final practice ahead of the se...
By Agencies in CapeTown

Jharkhand  /  Published 01.11.18

Fatal school kitchen mishap under probe

The district administration on Thursday began a probe into a bizarre accident at Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya in Silli, around 60km from here, that led to the death of a Class VII student.Twelve-y...
By Our Special Correspondent in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 10.09.19

Teen dies of burns in Cooch Behar shelter

A 15-year-old tribal boy died under mysterious circumstances from burn injuries suffered at a government-aided private shelter home here on Monday.The mother of Mahadeb Mahato, 15, has filed a police ...
By Our Correspondent in Cooch Behar

Books  /  Published 16.10.18

A #MeToo novel wins the coveted Booker Prize

Anna Burns won the Man Booker Prize, worth £50,000 or about Rs 48 lakh, for her novel Milkman at the award ceremony on October 16 in London, UK. The work, her third, is narrated by an 18-ye...
By The Telegraph in


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