Literature

Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore Friday said women in media would be better off pursuing off-field roles like that of news analysis as opposed to field reporting in view of safety, challenging conditions and odd hours of work....

Instead of denying its existence, academics should find ways to better integrate the use of Wikipedia in higher education and encourage students to edit the pages of the popular website, a study says....

The researchers studied a curved single-edged sword called shamsheer which was probably used in battles. The 75-centimeter-long sword from the Wallace Collection in London was made in India in the late 18th or early 19th century....

Information and Broadcasting Minister Arun Jaitley Monday said India must have a formal war history for every child to read, calling for digitisation of such books and other knowledge products in view of the widely popular digital media....

Can a city develop a characteristic, exclusive literary style? A long-standing convention divides the Urdu ghazal tradition into "Dabistan-e-Dehli" and "Dabistan-e-Lakhnau" or Delhi and Lucknow schools, each with an array of poets and devoted adherents - and fierce critics. The role of both the cities in Urdu literature is beyond disput...

British author Jeffrey Archer will give the capital a miss when he heads out for a five-city tour of India to promote his new book in March, his publishers said Friday....