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Did legendary poet Lord Byron have anorexia?

British journalist and author Antony Peattie traces the condition of anorexia in England’s celebrated poet, Lord George Byron, in his soon-to-be-released book Lord Byron, the 18th-century, Romantic era poet, was known as much for his flamboyant affairs, as he was for his literary genius. However, it is only in the past decade, that details of […]

india

Jailed Manipur scribe’s wife demands his release

He was held by State govt under NSA Ranjita Elangbam, the wife of jailed Manipur journalist Kishorechandra Wangkhem, said on Tuesday that her family was victim of political propaganda and demanded her husband’s immediate release. Addressing a press conference organised by NGO Human Rights Law Network (HRLN), she said her 39-year-old husband was labelled as […]

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Journalist held on charges of sedition

His wife questions NSA charge A large number of men and women staged a sit-in here on Friday protesting the detention of Kishorechandra Wangkhemcha under the National Security Act (NSA) after being released by a court. He was arrested on November 21 for expressing his opinion in a video clipping. Mr. Wangkhemcha was working with […]

india

Kuldip Nayar, optimist, defender of civil liberties, dies

Kuldip Nayar, the last of a generation of journalists to have continuously covered the nation’s politics since Independence, died on Thursday at New Delhi. He was 95. Through the decades, Nayar was a crusader for press freedom, a bitter opponent of the Emergency imposed by Indira Gandhi in 1975 and a passionate advocate of friendly […]