Storytelling stresses the commonality among epics the world over, of gods who intervene in human affairs and even take sides in a war.
18 Oct 2019 1:36 AM
Puchner is professor of drama and English and comparative literature at Harvard. He visited the Jaipur Literary Festival in 2014.
04 Oct 2019 2:58 AM
In the last two decades, both artificial intelligence and robotics have developed significantly and seem to permeate all aspects of our lives.
20 Sep 2019 2:19 AM
The book on one’s shelf at home, somewhat innocuous and a source of pride and joy, is no longer so.
06 Sep 2019 1:28 AM
A tramline defined its end and the street extension beyond was called New Park Street.
23 Aug 2019 1:27 AM
As with the fairy tale, it has been tempting for readers of detective fiction to rank a detective too as “numero uno”.
09 Aug 2019 1:15 AM
A number of these issues have been highlighted in Y.V. Reddy’s recent book, Indian Fiscal Federalism.
26 Jul 2019 1:11 AM
Rajaratnam had been under federal investigation for some time and his calls were being wire-tapped.
28 Jun 2019 1:52 AM
The case was heard by a high court judge, Sir Lawrence Byrne, with his wife Lady Dorothy Byrne sitting beside him, permitted in those days.
14 Jun 2019 2:13 AM
Delhi had been a previous world book capital in 2003 and our meeting was held on the sidelines of the Bogota Book Fair.
31 May 2019 1:47 AM
A text like the Mahabharata will have to be understood in the specific cultural and historical context in which it was narrated and written.
17 May 2019 1:14 AM
The impact that great teachers have on their students in schools, colleges and even universities is remarkable.
03 May 2019 1:51 AM
As far as books are concerned, the e-book revolution has converted a section of readers who only read from a device and not from print.
19 Apr 2019 12:14 AM
The received wisdom then and even now was that return on investment was better in textbook publishing and best in school textbooks.
05 Apr 2019 1:12 AM
A lot of innovative ideas were thrown up but the allotted time was over before the mike could come to me.
29 Mar 2019 12:54 AM
In reality, the book was Berlin’s critique of Tolstoy and his view of history.
08 Mar 2019 12:29 AM
English dictionaries can broadly be divided into two broad categories — the vocabulary dictionaries and the dictionaries of English usage.
22 Feb 2019 1:54 AM
The keynote address by the Assamese writer Dhruba Jyoti Borah underscored that literature must be free from any kind of control.
08 Feb 2019 1:18 AM
Over the years, there have been reams written on what ails our school educational system and what needs to be done by way of reform.
25 Jan 2019 1:36 AM
The history of imperial conquests shows that one of the first places of attack of the invading Army is the library.
11 Jan 2019 12:50 AM