What is J.K. Rowling's 'The Casual Vacancy' all About?

The excitement over the release of J.K. Rowling's 'Harry Potter' series was always overwhelming, with hysteric fans around the world queuing outside book stores to grab her copies. On the contrary, the hype around her new novel "The Casual Vacancy'" is relatively low. Sep 27, 2012

Book on Sufism and Indian Mysticism Released

The Vice President of India Hamid Ansari released a book entitled "Sufism and Indian Mysticism" edited by Prof. Akhtarul Wasey and Farhat Ehsas (Farhatullah Khan) at a function in New Delhi on Thursday. Feb 24, 2012

Ansari Releases Catalogues of Digital Persian and Arabic Manuscripts

The Vice President of India, M. Hamid Ansari, released the "Descriptive Catalogue of Manuscripts", "Descriptive Catalogue of Manuscripts of Fort William College" and "Fascimile copies of Rozmnama, Tarikh - i-Alfi and Ilajut Tuyur", bought by the National Archives of India, at a function in New Delhi, on Thursday. Feb 16, 2012

Salman Rushdie Slams Indian Govt. and Religious Extremists

Following the cancellation of his proposed live video conference at the Jaipur Literature Festival on Tuesday, due to protests by the Muslim community, popular writer Salman Rushdie slammed the Indian government and religious extremists for preventing "free speech" in the country. Jan 25, 2012

Harry Potter hoard in Mexico breaks Guinness record for worlds biggest

The worlds largest collection of Harry Potter memorabilia has gone on display in Mexico Citys Classic Toy Museum, bringing together thousands of pieces from the private collection of a local lawyer who has been collecting Potter paraphernalia for the last 15 years. Mar 9, 2015

Harry Potters Hogwarts Express rolls into Warner Bros. Studio Tour

The Warner Bros. Studio Tour - The Making of Harry Potter, at the Hertfordshire Leavesden Studios, gave a preview of its expansion on 3 March. It showcased a major new addition - Platform 9 3/4 with the original Hogwarts Express train, steaming on a set of tracks. Mar 4, 2015