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Harry Potter
Entertainment  /  Published 30.07.20

Harry Potter’s 40th birthday

Christmas, birthdays and even end of summers meant gifts galore for the wizarding world. While some were thoughtful, some contained Dark Arts in them; while some were filled to the brim with affection...
By Shrestha Saha in

Books  /  Published 13.09.19

Tolkien's love for trees

For ages, trees, alone or huddled together as forests, have stood firm in the literary world, but mostly as peripheral scenery or accessories of narration. At other times, they have featured as havens...
By Kamalika Basu in

Travel  /  Published 18.01.19

How to spot magic in New York if you're a child

Confession: I love travelling solo or with the husband. I never miss my kids when I am travelling across the globe. Travelling and experiencing new cultures gives me a high and I hope my kids will inh...
By Smita Tripathi in

Education  /  Published 26.11.18

Muggles study Potterverse

The Boy Who Lived now lives between the pages of textbooks. Yes, the Muggles — the word used to describe non-magical people in the Potterverse — now study Harry Potter’s world as a part of the c...
By Manasi Shah in

Calcutta  /  Published 29.05.20

Potter help for generous boy

An eight-year-old boy who had emptied his piggy bank to help a community kitchen feed the poor during the lockdown has got as a gift what he was saving for: all Harry Potter books.The Telegraph h...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 27.05.20

Fictional solace

Sir — Fans of J.K. Rowling have reason to cheer. The author is publishing children’s fiction for the first time since Harry Potter. Rowling has started putting chapters of The Ickabog on her websi...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 29.05.19

Chagrin and admiration for today's youth

The other day, a first-year college student complained bitterly that her generation is completely misunderstood. It is thoughtlessly stereotyped as selfie-obsessed and self-centred. She recommended th...
By Devi Kar in

Opinion  /  Published 07.09.19

Riddikulus! Why a reverend banned Harry Potter

Expelliarmus! Such a simple word with such great power. It could have put Reverend Dan Reehil, a pastor at St Edward Catholic School, Nashville, at ease. The ‘spell’ — conjured up by J.K. Rowlin...
By The Editorial Board in

Entertainment  /  Published 30.09.18

Sneak Peek: Royal stamp on Potter fantasy

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By Amit Roy in

World  /  Published 01.04.20

‘Potter magic will aid bored kids’

British author J. K. Rowling is hoping her much-loved Harry Potter series will work its magic on bored children stuck at home during the coronavirus lockdown. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Ston...
By Reuters in London


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