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Handloom exhibition in Delhi

Handloom exhibition in Delhi

An array of Indian textiles and a demonstration to show the process behind the making of handlooms, are on display at an exhibition that began here on Saturday.

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Book on rise of AAP, Arvind Kejriwal

Book on rise of AAP, Arvind Kejriwal

A book for the first time has analysed the rise of the AAP and its leader Arvind Kejriwal and the highs and lows of the party that made a stunning debut in last December’s Delhi assembly election. The book “The Disrupter: Arvind Kejriwal and the Audacious Rise of the Aam Aadmi” (Rupa) written by journalists Gautam Chikermane and Soma Banerjee ...

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Play compares Sita to Delhi gang rape victim

Play compares Sita to Delhi gang rape victim

Be it mythology or contemporary times, issues related to women's freedom have raised many a question. A play was staged here comparing the life of Sita from the epic "Ramayana" to that of the 16 December, 2012 Delhi gang rape victim.

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Minus Malice: Grand old lord of fine print

Minus Malice: Grand old lord of fine print

"All that I hope for is that when death comes to me, it comes swiftly, without much pain, like fading away in sound slumber. Till then I'll keep working and living each day as it comes," he wrote in the book "Absolute Khushwant: The Low-Down on Life, Death and Most Things In-Between" in 2010. His wish was realized.

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Mountain Echoes festival to begin 21 May

Mountain Echoes festival to begin 21 May

The fifth edition of the Mountain Echoes festival will be held between 21-24 May here, the organisers said on Monday. An initiative of the India-Bhutan Foundation in association with Siyahi, the festival intends to share the rich culture and the myths, legends and folklore of the Himalayan region.

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Delhi group wants withdrawal of another Doniger book

Delhi group wants withdrawal of another Doniger book

A Delhi based-organisation on Saturday demanded the withdrawal of another book by American author Wendy Doniger on Hinduism. Last month, Penguin India withdrew from publication the American professor's book "The Hindu: An Alternative History" in an out-of-court settlement, which came after a settlement with Dinanath Batra of the Shiksha Bachao Andolan Committee who had filed a civil suit and two criminal complaints.

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