NEW DELHI - Pulitzer prize-winning American novelist and short-story writer Richard Ford, known as the master of contemporary 'dirty realism' where the marginalised becomes the glorified, loves to read Rabindranath Tagore and R.K. Narayan.
MUMBAI - A senior police officer in Mumbai Friday willingly accepted a vehicle allotted to his police station in which former Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) chief Hemant Karkare was killed and which was considered "jinxed" by the entire city police force.
RAEBARELY - Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Friday expressing concern over the high school dropout rate among children said the government is committed to ensure that not a single child is deprived of education due to lack of money.
KOLKATA - A Kolkata court on Friday granted bail to the principal of La Martiniere School for boys and three other teachers in connection with the caning and subsequent suicide of 13-year-old Rouvanjit Rawla.
NEW DELHI - Union Minister for New and Renewable Dr. Farooq Abdullah on Friday met Environment Minister of Finland Paula Lehtomaki and stressed on potential cooperation between both countries in the field of renewable energy.
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