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  • Bombay Diary – Financial Chronicle

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    A friend said to me, “Your London Diaries are far more entertaining than your Bombay Diaries.” She then added a smiley to show this was a light hearted comment…

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  • CALL FOR ENTRIES – SULTAN PADAMSEE AWARD FOR PLAYWRITING 2016

    By Tata literature live

    Literature Live, in association with Theatre Group, calls for entries for playwriting for the Sultan Padamsee Award for Playwriting 2016, to recognize upcoming talent in the same field. For…

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  • Polaris in collaboration with LitLive! 360 @campus

    By Tata literature live

    Polaris kickstarts the Department of mass media festivals in Mumbai and is a much coveted one. This year Lit live! 360 @campus collaborated with them to hold a workshop…

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  • LONDON DIARY – 15TH JULY

    By FINANCIAL CHRONICLE

    ENGLAND DIARY
    JULY 15, 2016
    “Sylvia and I are delighted to welcome you to our home for the 28th annual Celebrity Cricket Match in aid of Wellbeing of Women.” So began…

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  • Bombay Diary 17th June

    By Financial Chronicle

    Bombay Diary 17th June 2016

    India must be the most movie-crazy, star-obsessed country in the world. Yet, how many books are there on Bollywood heroes and heroine? Very, very few….

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  • Bombay Diary 24th June

    By Financial Chronicle

    Bombay Diary

    24th June 2016

    Many years ago, a British literary magazine held a contest for the most boring headline. The winner went something like this: SMALL EARTHQUAKE IN CHILE/ NOT…

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  • Bombay Diary 1st July

    By Financial Chronicle

    Bombay Diary

    July 1, 2016

    If you go past Mumbai`s Brabourne Stadium, you will see a sign telling you that the offices of BCCI (Board of Control of Cricket in India)…

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  • Indian Express 8th July

    By Tata literature live

    Indian Express

    What is Brexit about? Is it about Britain leaving the European Union? Is it about the disruption this has caused in the world economy? Is it about hyper-nationalism…

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  • London Diary 9th July

    By Financial Chronicle

    London Diary / July 9, 2016

    July in England means the sun occasionally coming out of purdah, locals walking about in flimsy tee shirts while we jettison our overcoats for…

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  • How To Attend TATA Literature Live! 2015

    By Tata literature live

    Here is everything you need to know about attending Mumbai’s largest literature festival.

     

    Passes to the festival are available from the morning of the day of the session.
    Register…

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  • TATA Literature Live 2015: Workshop Registrations

    By Tata literature live

    Head over to our schedule and pick your literary workshop of choice! Register now as limited seats are available.

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  • TATA LitLive2015 + Kaleidoscope : A Stitch In Rhyme 3rd Place Winner

    By MEGHA SOLANKI

    SOUND OK HORAN

     

    Do you know that sound?

    The rumbling monster taking over.

    Mystical it looks,
Monstrous it feels;

    There’s power in its body,
Force in its thrusts;

    You feel like ignoring it

    Still you do anything…

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  • TATA LitLive2015 + Kaleidoscope : Shoot To Thrill 1st Place Winner

    By Joshua Fernandes and Jamie D’souza

    Cindrella Paradie
    Cinderella in the modern world. He is the step brother of Sheldon, Zenior, Dylan and Calvin. Cinderella is burden with all the work at home and has no…

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  • TATA LitLive2015 + Kaleidoscope : Shoot To Thrill 2nd Place Winner

    By Hrishikesh Joshi

    A small story of a man, who came to Mumbai to make up his dreams. Works hard day and night, doing odd jobs but still have faith in himself….

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  • TATA LitLive2015 + Kaleidoscope : Shoot To Thrill 3rd Place Winner

    By Sonali Shelar

    So story? I’ve been thinking for two days about a story I’ll write here, since I registered for the event. There’s nothing interesting I can write and shoot a…

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  • TATA LitLive2015 + Kaleidoscope : Ads You Like It 2nd Place Winner

    By AMALE NARAYAN & MAVIS RODRIGUES

    “Thodi se pet puja karoge?” asked Elisabeth as Ramesh drove past her father’s office in Colaba. The Hindi words sounded heavy and uncomfortable on her British tongue. The words…

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  • TATA LitLive2015 + Kaleidoscope : Ads You Like It 1st Place Winner

    By GIRISH RASAM & SAEE PATKAR

    “Dimag ki batti jala de”, said Dr. John Waghmare while offering his joint to Shairlak Khan, the best consulting detective Bhiwandi has ever seen.

    Just this morning, Dr. Waghmare had…

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  • TATA LitLive2015 + Kaleidoscope : Ads You Like It 3rd Place Winner

    By SHASHWAT KARKARE & SAHEJ MARWAH

    “Doodh si safai, corruption se mukti yehi mera vaada hai,”the candidate, Mr Goswami, said during his speech while addressing the huge crowd gathered before him commemorating the upcoming election…

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