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Journalism as literature: The writings of Ryszard Kapuscinski (Column: Bookends)
Journalism, or especially news reporting, is a rather ephemeral form of literary expression, concerned as it is with bare facts of a developing situation in a terse and concise style. But there are practitioners of the craft whose reportage is no less a work of literature - like this intrepid, peripatetic Polish reporter, whose coverage of Africa (and its messy experience of colonialism's end) and Central America was unparalleled and enduring, and made him a credible contender for the Nobel Literature Prize.

Sunday, May 10, 2015 10:50:02 AM

Three militants surrender in Tripura
Agartala, May 10 (IANS) A top militant of the National Liberation Front of Tripura (NLFT) along with two other rebels have surrendered in Tripura, police said here on Sunday.

Sunday, May 10, 2015 10:46:15 AM

Raghava Lawrencce in Tamil remake of 'Pataas'
Chennai, May 10 (IANS) Actor-filmmaker Raghava Lawrencce, who is basking in the success of his latest Tamil directorial "Kanchana 2", is all set to play the lead in yet-untitled Tamil remake of recent Telugu hit "Pataas".

Sunday, May 10, 2015 10:44:03 AM

Trisha walks out of Selvaraghavan's project
Chennai, May 10 (IANS) Southern actress Trisha Krishnan, who has recently signed a Tamil film each with Kamal Haasan and filmmaker Sundar C, has opted out of filmmaker Selvaraghavan's yet-untitled Tamil project starring Silambarasan aka Simbu due to date issues.

Sunday, May 10, 2015 10:34:02 AM

Clear Sunday in Delhi
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) It was a warm Sunday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 26.2 degrees Celsius, one notch above the season's average.

Sunday, May 10, 2015 9:48:03 AM

Mumbai building blaze kill two firemen
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) Two fire fighters of Mumbai Fire Brigade perished while battling a conflagration in a Mumbai building, an official said on Sunday.

Sunday, May 10, 2015 9:22:09 AM

Modi offers prayers at Dakshineshwar temple
Kolkata, May 10 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the Dakshineshwar temple on Sunday and offered prayers.

Sunday, May 10, 2015 9:08:02 AM

PCB chief detained for two hours at Kolkata airport
Kolkata, May 10 (IANS) Pakistan cricket board president Shahryar Khan was detained at the airport here for about a couple of hours on Saturday night by immigration department officials for flouting visa rules while entering India.

Sunday, May 10, 2015 1:36:15 AM

Modi calls on ailing Swami Atmasthananda, receives blessings
Kolkata, May 9 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday called on the ailing Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission president Swami Atmasthananda at a hospital run by the order, referring to the nonagenarian as "Guruji" during his short visit. He also received the monk's blessings.

Saturday, May 09, 2015 11:50:03 PM

Netaji kin meet Modi over secret files declassification
Kolkata, May 9 (IANS) Descendants of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, who have been campaigning for declassification of secret files on the nationalist leader, on Saturday exuded confidence of a positive outcome after meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Saturday, May 09, 2015 11:34:03 PM

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