Writer Frederick Forsyth, known for his spy novels, has said he worked for British intelligence service MI6 for more than 20 years.
Ever heard of anything almost twice as old as the great Egyptian pyramid? Well, a wooden statue is, according to a new analysis of the ancient artefact first found over a century ago, a media report said.
Renowned Kannada scholar M.M. Kalburgi, a former Hampi University vice chancellor, was shot dead by an unidentified person on Sunday at his residence here, police said.
Back in 1947, Pakistan's founder Muhammad Ali Jinnah sent noted Indian author Khushwant Singh a message to stay on in Lahore and become a high court judge, an offer he declined and decided to move to Delhi.
Oliver Sacks, the world's best-known neurologist through his series of bestselling books, has died of cancer at his home in New York at the age of 82.
The central government will do its best to take forward the teachings and ideology of famed social reformer Sree Narayana Guru, union Culture and Tourism Minister Mahesh Sharma said here on Sunday.
Well-known Bollywood lyricist Shailendra will have a road named after him in Mathura where he spent his formative years from 1930 to 1946.