Mumbai: The President, BCCI, has convened an Emergent Working Committee meeting which is scheduled at 11:00 am on Sunday at the Park Sheraton Hotel in Chennai. The Working Committee will discuss, among other things, the fallout of the spot-fixing controversy in the ongoing Indian Premier League, in which three players including S Sreesanth were arrested [...]
Author Archive: Sunory Dutt
Title: Foreign Author: Sonora Jha Pages: 304 Publisher: Vintage Books Sonora Jha’s debut novel, a gripping narrative on farmer suicides in Maharashtra, weaves a fascinating tale of love, hope and redemption. When Katya Misra’s teenaged son Kabir goes to India in search of the father he’s never met, she is forced to follow him and try to win him back [...]
Listed on national television as the youngest of India’s top 10 fashion photographers, Vishesh Verma is the go-to guy for fashion photography. Award-winning photographer Vishesh Verma has an enviable portfolio of work in advertising, editorial and fashion that has, over a relatively short span of time, evolved exponentially. What’s more, he’s the Bollywood fraternity’s blue-eyed boy for [...]
Sweta Srivastava Vikram’s hard- hitting poems on women’s issues, and her skill at addressing them in a succinct language are at once enlightening and thought-provoking. Title: No Ocean Here: Stories in Verse about Women from Asia, Africa, and the Middle East Author: Sweta Srivastava Vikram Pages: 66 Publisher: Modern History Press No Ocean Here is a collection [...]
Fatcat Kids, a range of nightwear for little tykes by Zainab Sulaiman makes bedtime that much more fun. Launched in February this year, Fatcat Kids offers ‘jammies for your little jam pots’. Think bright and happy striped PJs and rainbow-checked tops. And just for the fun of it, Fatcat Kids also offers PJs for ‘jam [...]
Unsung, a book of photoessays published in 2007, tells the stories of nine amazing people from across India. The evocative black-and-white pictures by photographer Mahesh Bhat are his tribute to ordinary Indian citizens who’ve dedicated themselves to improving the lives of people around them. Their stories are truly inspirational and teach us how we can beat all odds if we harness and channel our inner resources.
Vinod Lal Heera Eshwar’s interactive books make reading and eco conservation child’s play. Vinod’s first book Let’s Plant Trees came with a simple message as evident in its title. But lest the idea slipped children’s limited attention span, he presented them with real seeds (of the Pongamia tree) incorporated in the book, goading them into action. His [...]