World  /  Published 18.01.20

Lee hands Reacher to his novelist brother

The thriller writer Lee Child has decided not to kill off or retire his hero Jack Reacher but hand him over for further adventures to his younger brother in what is being hailed as a literary first.Le...
By Amit Roy in London

Books  /  Published 29.11.19

Where the Headless Horseman rides

In an appealing rhyme, John B. Tabb, an American poet and a Roman Catholic priest who died in November, 1909, asks a question that may intrigue youngsters in the West: “Jack-o’-Lantern, Jack-o’-...
By Bhaswati Chakravorty in

Entertainment  /  Published 23.07.19

A mystery with multiple modes

Any game with the smell of mystery and the possibility of adventure is always exciting. Mystery Manor is one such game where you uncover truths behind different rooms to solve the mystery of the mansi...
By Karan R. Gaikwad in

Books  /  Published 26.04.19

Nancy Drew -- much more than a teenage crime-solver

Few know that Nancy Drew — the teenaged girl sleuth who made her first appearance in The Secret of the Old Clock 89 years ago, on April 28, and captured the imaginations of young girls and women all...
By Nayantara Mazumder in

People  /  Published 05.01.19

These bhoot sleuths have their own X Files

The bhoot sleuths took great pains to establish the scientific credibility of their enterprise. They presented a detailed list of the gadgets that they carry on their expeditions: electro-magnetic fie...
By Uddalak Mukherjee in


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