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Amitav Ghosh's passion for climate change continues with 'Gun Island' (IANS Interview)

Amitav Ghosh's passion for climate change continues with 'Gun Island' (IANS Interview)

New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Three years after making a forceful plea against the effects of environmental degradation, globally acclaimed author Amitav Ghosh returns to the subject by once again focusing on the Sundarbans, which he terms critical for the well being of West Bengal and neighbouring Bangladesh and lamenting that nations around the world are not responding adequately to the global scourge.

 

'The Mughal Feast' a seminal tour-de-force through Shah Jahan's elaborate banquets

'The Mughal Feast' a seminal tour-de-force through Shah Jahan's elaborate banquets

New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Food historian and author Salma Yusuf Hussain's "passion to find out more and more about the cuisine of Mughal India" has resulted in her latest offering: a seminal work that transports the reader into the heart of the royal kitchens to bring alive the lavish banquets of Emperor Shah Jahan, during whose time Mughlai cuisine truly reached its peak.

 

Olympic 100 m record will even out in some time: Performance Enhancement Specialist (IANS Interview)

Olympic 100 m record will even out in some time: Performance Enhancement Specialist (IANS Interview)

New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) It's taken over 120 years to shave the Olympic 100 metres record from 11.4 seconds to the current 9.06 seconds and globally renowned Global Sports Scientist and Performance Enhancement Specialist Tim Gabbett says it's got to even out sometime.

 

Olympic 100 m record will even out in some time: Performance Enhancement Specialist

Olympic 100 m record will even out in some time: Performance Enhancement Specialist

New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) It's taken over 120 years to shave the Olympic 100 metres record from 11.4 seconds to the current 9.06 seconds and globally renowned Global Sports Scientist and Performance Enhancement Specialist Tim Gabbett says it's got to even out sometime.

 

Men who are critical of Nehru are pygmies: Natwar Singh

Men who are critical of Nehru are pygmies: Natwar Singh

Nehru greatest Indian after Asoka, says Singh

New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) The lion may well be in winter, but he still roars and growls. Diplomat, politician, litterateur, globetrotter and above all raconteur, Kunwar Natwar Singh has always been a man of all seasons. Celebrating his 90th birthday, the Bharatpur-born Jat leader retains his singular twinkle in his eye, as he sallies forth in a verbal marathon with IANS.

 

BJP permitting all religions to co-exist: Nominated Anglo-Indian MP George Baker (IANS Interview)

BJP permitting all religions to co-exist: Nominated Anglo-Indian MP George Baker (IANS Interview)

Kolkata, May 17 (IANS) Religion is a private matter and the BJP is allowing all religions to co-exist, unlike previous dispensations that had divided the people in the manner of the British colonial rulers, says actor George Baker, one of the two nominated Anglo-Indian members of the Lok Sabha.

Bengal will be bonus, will help BJP in crossing 300-mark: Sunil Deodhar (IANS Interview)

Bengal will be bonus, will help BJP in crossing 300-mark: Sunil Deodhar (IANS Interview)

The BJP will cross the majority mark without West Bengal and the state will help the party in crossing the target of 300, says BJP Secretary Sunil Deodhar, who is credited as one of the key architects of saffron party's victory in Tripura where it ended 25 years of Left Front rule in 20018.

 

Muslim vote fragmented in UP, says Khurshid (IANS Interview)

Muslim vote fragmented in UP, says Khurshid (IANS Interview)

New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Unlike in the Bihar Assembly elections, the Muslim vote has split between the Congress and the SP-BSP alliance in the Lok Sabha elections in Uttar Pradesh, former External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid says.

 

Self-obsessed Modi indulges in theatrics: Captain Amarinder Singh (IANS Interview)

Self-obsessed Modi indulges in theatrics: Captain Amarinder Singh (IANS Interview)

 

Chandigarh, May 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi is indulged in theatrics since he took over as Prime Minister, he's a self-obsessed man and the people of Punjab or anywhere else can never forget the incident of desecration of their holy scriptures, Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh said on Thursday.

Chandigarh ignored in funds' allocation: Congress candidate (IANS Interview)

Chandigarh ignored in funds' allocation: Congress candidate (IANS Interview)

Chandigarh, May 15 (IANS) Chandigarh has been deliberately ignored in allocation of funds and one of the country's oldest varsities, the Panjab University, was also starved of funds, Congress nominee and former Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal said.

 

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