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Monday, December 16, 2019

In Pics: 5 Badass Queens From The Ancient World

Today as we argue for women empowerment and demand equal rights, believing that women have always been subjugated and trampled upon, we...

बैक इन टाइम: हिंदी लेखक मुंशी प्रेमचंद का आज 83 वर्ष की उम्र में...

8 अक्टूबर 1936: हमारी पीढ़ी के सबसे महान कथाकार ने आज सुबह अंतिम सांस ली। हमारे प्रिय लेखक ने अपनी उत्कृष्ट रचनाओं का अनमोल खजाना हमें देने...

Back In Time: A Constant In Our NCERT School Books, Hindi Writer Munshi Premchand...

8th October 1936: October, with its retreating summer heat and welcoming gusts of slightly chilly winter winds, seems...
Indian comics

What Today’s Generation Is Missing Out On By Not Reading Indian Comics Like Amar...

Going back to my native town in Kerala meant catching a train from Coimbatore and proceeding on an almost 7 hour long journey. But...

These Japanese Nano Poems Will Make You Fall In Love With Them

The power of poetry lies in the artistic impression that it establishes upon its readers where universal facts are represented with creativity, imagination and...

OpED: A Nashville School Banned Harry Potter Books Saying The Spells Can Conjure Evil...

The Harry Potter books by JK Rowling have been loved by an entire generation of readers ever since the late 90s.

Is Warner Bros Coming Up With Harry Potter And The Cursed Child Movie? Potterheads...

Millennials have a different level of connection with Harry Potter and if J.K. Rowling herself creates buzz on social media, then the intensity of...

How This 19th Century Woman From A Highly Conservative Family Became The First Female...

“I had never dared to tell anyone about my desires – but now I became afraid that they might come to know...

Pain Makes A Poet, And Amrita Pritam’s Life Is The Perfect Example Of It

“The arrows of anguish Pierce the palms and the tips of my fingers But somewhere on...

“End Of Summer” Reading List For Every Type Of Reader!

Did you read as many book as you wanted to this summer? Did you have a proper bucket-list but somehow you got distracted and...

200 Years Ago, Mary Wollstonecraft Said Power Was Responsible For Most Crimes In Society:...

Amidst the tumult of the French Revolution in the late 18th century, English philosopher and women’s rights’ activist Mary Wollstonecraft in 1792...

This Famed Poet Ended Her Life By Putting Her Head In An Oven

Scaling little ladders with glue pots and pails of Lysol “I crawl like an ant in mourning

FlippED: Should You Read Books Or See Its Movie Adaptation, Our Bloggers Debate

FlippED is an ED Original style wherein two bloggers come together to share their opposing or orthogonal perspectives on an interesting subject.

This 800 KG Gita In Delhi’s ISKCON Is The World’s Largest

Any idea which is the largest sacred text in the world and any guesses about its dimensions? Let us take...

In Pics: What Are Graphic Novels And The 5 Best Ones That Are A...

When I first came across the term 'graphic novel', it struck me as a bewildering phenomenon. They seem similar to comics but...

FlippED: Self Help Vs Fictional Books, Our Bloggers Fight It Out

FlippED is an ED Original style wherein two bloggers come together to share their opposing or orthogonal perspectives on an interesting subject. We’re back with...

How Wattpad Played A Significant Role In My Reading Development

Wattpad isn't the first thing that comes to mind when you think of quality writing. It probably isn't even the last on...

Disgust In Hindus And Shame In Muslims Can Be The Reason Why Both Communities...

Martha Nussbaum, a professor of philosophy, in her book “The Clash Within” explains how communal violence can be promoted through historically built- fear,...

Unpopular Opinion: The Harry Potter Movies Would Have Been Better With Hermione As The...

I'm a proud Potterhead, and I swallow every morsel of information, new films, supplementary books, or merchandise that Queen Jo deigns to...

Why We Should Popularize The Concept Of Human Library In India

What happens when someone asks you who you are? You try to answer the question in the shortest amount of time by using adjectives,...

In Pics: Beautiful, Deep Meaning Hindi/Urdu Words That Can Beautify Any Of Your Instagram...

I have always had a penchant for Hindustani language, which is an amalgamation of Hindi and Urdu. Being an Indian and having Hindi...

Back In Time: 22 Years Ago Today, The First Harry Potter Book Hit The...

Back in Time is ED’s newspaper-like column that reports an incident from the past as though it has happened just yesterday. It allows the...

Watch: 5 Hindi Novels That Every Book Lover Should Read

Books are a man's best friend, only after dogs. Books make a magnificent world for their readers and entertain...

In Pics: 7 Books That Inspired BTS’s Album Themes And Music

Being a fan of BTS is the best thing ever. And it is a bonus all together if you love reading books....

Watch: How Is Rabindranath Tagore Relevant Even For Today’s Millennial Generation?

Rabindranath Tagore was born on 7 May, 1861 (more commonly 25shey Boishakh as Bengalis like to say). But even on his 158th...

Watch: Will Slam Poetry Define The Literature & Legacy Of Our Generation?

Literature through the ages has witnessed a gradual shift from long tedious texts to audio books; from an era of drama to...

These New Age Fairytales Are Based On Actual Female Achievers & Not Some Prince-Princesses

Fairytales have been targeted for their message not empowering young girls and instead giving the impression that all they should care about is a...
pauko coelho

Author Paulo Coelho Reacts On FB After Seeing His Pirated Books Being Sold At...

If there is one international author that practically the entire India knows of, then that would be Paulo Coelho.  Even if you might not have...

Here’s How You Can Get Cheap Course Books In Delhi As A DU Fresher

I’m sure that when we talk about Delhi University all we think of is the fun, fests, events, and the hangout places. The last and...

Watch: 8 Comics Like Tinkle That We Used To Read In The 90’s

Whenever we think about our childhood we go back to cool summers, mango or apple orchard, running outside, having delicious ladoos by...

In Pics: Marvel’s First Muslim Superheroine’s Story Is Set In The Background Of Indo-Pak...

Comics, Superheroes and the Marvel universe is every child's dream come true! But they are also a realization of how dreams are so distant. But Marvel’s...

Should Children Be Encouraged To Read Fantasy?

Harry Potter, The Lord of the Rings, The Hunger Games, A Game of Thrones and more are beloved pieces of fantasy literature. There are plenty...

How To Read And Finish Thick Books?

Haven’t all of us struggled with finishing books which are thicker than our wrists? And don’t we feel the joy of reading fading away, as...

In Pics: 7 Books That Will Teach You Important Life Lessons

It is said that a great leader is a great reader. This is very true to a large extent as reading lets you have...

Watch: Devdutt Pattanaik’s New Book On Ramayana Vs. Mahabharata Is An Anticipated Must For...

Devdutt Pattanaik as a writer has had many successes. He's made Hindu mythology accessible to all in the simplest of forms. His passion as...

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Even If An Indian Woman Can Produce Babies, Doesn’t Necessarily Mean That She Is...

The other day one of my friends was telling about her sister-in-law’s ambiguous emotions about motherhood, half a year into it. I abruptly cut...

As A Young, Muslim, Indian Girl, This Is What I Feel About The CAB

On the 9th of December, 2019 as I was scrolling through my Instagram ‘Explore’ page, I realized a recurring trend of posts about the...

“Adore You” Is Not Some Absurd Music Video But A Hit Sensation For The...

The 3rd track in Harry Styles’ new album ‘Fine Line’, came out on the 6th of December, 2019. The song was much awaited for as...
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