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Nabaneeta Deb Sen

Scholar, linguist and writer, Nabaneeta Dev Sen dedicated her life to serving literature

Nabaneeta Dev Sen once said she took up the pen because there...

Philip Glass in New York, 21 October 2019. (Eva O’Leary/The New York Times)

Philip Glass is too busy to care about legacy

American composer Philip Glass is in the process of curtailing his busy touring schedule, so that he can focus on...

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A worthy addition to the Terminator franchise

Terminator: Dark Fate Director: Tim Miller Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Mackenzie Davis, Natalia Reyes, Gabriel Luna, Diego Boneta  ...

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Suchitra Sen: A yesteryear star who redefined stardom

At a time when top A-grade heroines grumble about not being paid as much as their male counterparts, it’s heartening...

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‘I plan to keep writing more shows and performing’

Appurv Gupta, known by his stage name Guptaji, is an engineer turned comedian and is considered a pioneer of the...

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Kanye West Releases His Gospel-Themed Album ‘Jesus Is King’

For some artists, a blown deadline is a problem. For Kanye West, it is a marketing opportunity. After West missed...

In an undated image provided by Christie’s, the Princie Diamond that was cut from a mine in India several centuries ago.

Christie’s auctioned a $40 million diamond. Was It stolen?

A 17th-century diamond cut from the Golconda Mines in India and named ‘Princie’ in honour of the Prince of Baroda,...

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A new biography of Janis Joplin captures the pain and soul of an adventurous life

A new biography of musician Janis Joplin, America’s first female rock star, tells her life story simply and well, with...

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House style: DJ Oma’s musical stories are meant for the dance floor

Vishal Malik, aka Oma, is an acclaimed DJ and music producer who has made a name for himself in India...