His sixth novel, “The Hungry Tide” (2004), focused exclusively on the Sunderbans through issues like humanism and environmentalism, especially when they come into a conflict of interest
Books This Weekend: Moving ahead in an age of disruption, of choices and more, journeying through the Silk Route
Once upon a Curfew; Author Srishti Chaudhary; Publisher: Penguin Random House; Price: Rs 299; Pages: 305
Sachidanand Sinha had passed one part of his life in New Delhi from 1969 to 1987. These 18 months of his life carved his intellect in best manner as he came up with numerous books on varied subjects.
Frankenstein is often hailed as one of the first and finest science fiction novel and Mary Shelley wrote it at the age of 18 as part of a competition between her husband poet Percy Shelley and poet Byron.
By: FAUZIA BANO and SYED TASMIYAH ANDRABI On the concluding day of the very first and impressive Women’s leadership summit, the penultimate panel was taken by University’s Debating and Literary Club’s Secretary, Ansab Amir, who conducted a workshop on Public Speaking, something which many students struggle with. He began with[Read More…]
Aligarh: On the evening of the 27th of March 2019, the second day of the Women Leadership Summit 2019, the panels took place inside the Women’s College Auditorium , Aligarh Muslim University (AMU). Newsd is the digital media partner for Women Leadership Summit organised by WCSU. Amidst the on-going controversy inside the[Read More…]
AMU, Aligarh: Afreen Fatima, the president of Women’s College Students’ Union (WCSU) of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), in a first, is organizing a Women Leadership Summit in the varsity. The three-day long summit, entirely student run and without corporate sponsorship, will host a plethora of women activists, lawyers, politicians, entrepreneurs,[Read More…]
London: With a special focus on Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary, the India Pavilion at the ongoing London Book Fair is displaying the digitised version of the ‘Collected Works of Mahatma Gandhi’ and titles on Indian culture, history and folklore. An interactive digital media experience on life and times of[Read More…]
Aligarh: Aligarh Muslim University has released the schedule of the 5th edition of the AMU literary festival. While literary festivals have mushroomed around the country and are largely corporate sponsored, It is the only student run literary festival in the country. University students manage everything, from PR, content generation, video production, logistics, hospitality arrangements.[Read More…]
New Delhi: Renowned Hindi author and critic Namwar Singh, a recipient of the Sahitya Akademi Award, has died here, his family members said on Wednesday. He was 92. He died on Tuesday night at the All India Institute of Medical Science’s Trauma Centre. Writer-journalist Om Thanvi said that Singh’s cremation[Read More…]