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Entertainment  /  Published 24.06.22

JK Rowling pranked by Russian duo

At the end of the call, the person pretending to be the Ukrainian president made Rowling say ‘Hello’ to Vovan and Lexus, revealing that she has been pranked.  Vovan and Lexus are kno...
By Entertainment Web Desk in Calcutta

People  /  Published 12.03.22

The week that should have been

Starbucks retracts its decision to halt sales in Russia, having come up with an alternative method to express its opposition to the invasion of Ukraine. According to a press release issued by Starbu...
By Priyam Marik

Lifestyle  /  Published 08.01.22

The week that should have been

Following the shutdown of Kazakhstan’s internet facilities due to non-stop protests against fuel prices as well as long-standing political grievances, Elon Musk declares to his social media fo...
By Priyam Marik

Opinion  /  Published 31.12.21

Comforting texts: Times lost, lost times

Jack, the hero of J.K. Rowling’s delightful new fairy-tale, The Christmas Pig, depends on Dur Pig, aka DP — “a small toy pig made of the same material as a soft towel” &md...
By Samantak Das

Lifestyle  /  Published 16.11.21

Growing up with Harry Potter

Thanks to Neville’s iconic slaying of Nagini later, this scene has never quite got its due. But the sheer thrill of countless Death Eaters chasing Neville Longbottom only for the latter to sink ...
By Priyam Marik

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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

Books  /  Published 21.05.20

Intriguing dedications

Book dedication was a concept in vogue in 18th century England when the idea of ‘patronage’ enticed the writing community. Authors wrote dedications in their books praising their patrons in order ...
By Priyanka Roy (intern)


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

Opinion  /  Published 17.01.20

Once upon a time

Childhood is a funny place; it is never quite left behind. That might be the lesson that the New York Public Library was delighted to learn when, to celebrate the 125th year of its opening, it listed ...
By The Editorial Board


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