Kochi: Ms. Leelavathy, a distinguished writer and literary critic who won the Kendra Sahitya Akademi Fellowship, said she was happy with national recognition and hopes to continue her literary endeavors. “It is a great recognition of my work and my contributions. I am happy to receive it. These days I mainly spend my time reading …

First published SEPTEMBER 20, 2021 Updated 5 hours ago ReadingRoom A South Auckland detective on his writing career I spend my days as a Police detective in south Auckland; I don’t feel the need to write about it too. My books are a variety of action thrillers, spy thrillers, post-apocalyptic thrillers… you get the picture. …

The chain this week announced plans to close 11 of its 26 flagship stores across France by the end of the year amid growing post-Brexit supply chain issues. It comes as France continues to be marred by store closures – a situation that has only been made worse by the Covid pandemic. And claims that …

Today’s eruption occurs at La Cumbre Vieja volcano on the island of La Palma in the Canaries. Image: Image Analysis Laboratory, NASA Johnson Space Center A new volcanic eruption is underway right now in the Canary Islands, sparking unfounded fears that a mega tsunami will be thrown over the east coast of the United States. …

Some fintech lenders are in the process of going bankrupt, with both models appearing to be working for investors right now. The agreed sale of home improvement lender GreenSky to Goldman Sachs is the latest in a series of similar moves for non-bank lending companies. Several notable digital lending companies that started out with some …

Prominent English writer Ruskin Bond, Hindi writer Vinod Kumar Shukla and six others were shortlisted for the Sahitya Akademi scholarship on Saturday. The National Academy of Letters said in a statement that the Sahitya Akademi General Council, which met under the chairmanship of its president, Dr Chandrashekhar Kambar, announced its highest honor, the scholarship. The …

Who is Coldhands? This is one of the many questions that fans of George RR Martin Song of Ice and Fire novels are still waiting to learn the answer. Game Of Thrones, the HBO series based on the Ice and Fire books, revealed that his version of the character was actually Benjen Stark, but Martin …

This week, the United States resumed deportation flights to Haiti under the public health order. On Wednesday, immigration and customs services repatriated around 90 Haitians. Among those deported were families with young children, according to the Haitian Bridge Alliance, a rights group, which also said they had been deported under Title 42. Many Haitian families …

FILE – In this archive photo from Sunday 10 October 2010, Damon Galgut with his book “In a Strange Room” attends a photocall on the stage of the Royal Festival Hal in London. Novels that explore historical injustices, the nature of consciousness and the dizzying impact of the Internet are among the six finalists for …

1984’s Supergirl is considered one of the worst superhero movies, but it may have inspired a major plot line in Pacific Rim. Super girl is considered one of the worst superhero movies of all time, but it shares some surprising similarities with the blockbuster hit Pacific Rim. Overall, these movies couldn’t be more different. One …