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East HartfordIn what has become the signature project of her year as President of the East Hartford Rotary Club, Sheryl O'Connor and East Hartford Rotarians will soon present the Town of East Hartford with a new Bookmobile to be used in supplying books and other media...
The inspiring documentary "The Revolutionary Optimists" profiles a memorable quartet of youngsters from India whose attempts to effect change in their impoverished neighborhoods — as well as within themselves — offer a vital snapshot of...
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George Platt, a former New York theatrical producer who became a promotions director for a garden supply firm, died of renal failure Oct. 6 at Envoy Rehabilitation and Nursing in Pikesville. He was 90 and lived in Owings Mills. Born in Baltimore, he...
It's a stultifying afternoon outside the Delhi District Court as Arun Yadav slides a sheet of paper into his decades-old Remington and revs up his daily 30-word-a-minute tap dance. Nearby, hundreds of other workers clatter away on manual typewriters amid...
Years after vanishing in Iran, retired FBI agent appears in hostage video: 'Please help me' WASHINGTON (AP) -- The family of retired FBI agent Robert Levinson, who vanished years ago in Iran, issued a plea to his kidnappers Friday and, for the first...
KOLKATA, India (AP) — Fleeing medical staff abandoned patients to a fire that killed 89 people Friday as black smoke poured through the seven-story hospital in this city in eastern India, officials said. Six administrators were arrested....
World NowFire Kolkata India Fire: Fire at Hospital in Kolkata kills 89; among India's worst such tragedies....
Tribune reporterWith Halloween right around the corner, I think it's the perfect time to grab some fun-sized candy bars (I suggest 100 Grand), snuggle up with a good short story and get scared stiff. I asked the authors and editors I spoke with about the state of the...
William A. Rusher, a leading theorist and organizer of the modern conservative movement who helped William F. Buckley Jr. build the National Review into one of the American right's most influential journals, died Saturday at a retirement home in San...
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Maestro Ali Akbar Khan, the master Indian musician and composer who was a pivotal figure in introducing the music of his homeland to the West, has died. He was 87. The legendary sarod player and teacher died of kidney failure Thursday night at his home...
Tags: CBS Corp., Music Industry, India, Museum of Modern Art, Dialysis
Special to The TimesON the Indian restaurant circuit, it's mainly generic Indian fare on the menu, with a heavy northern bias. To experience the diversity of India's culinary landscape, your best bet is to be invited to someone's home. Happily, recent cookbooks such as...
Tags: Islam, Lentils, Recipes, Foods and Beverages, Breads
By Wendy Smith nyone familiar with "In Extremis," her Pulitzer Prize-nominated biography of poet Laura Riding, knows Deborah Baker has little interest in conventional lives or conventional narrative. Her new book, "A Blue Hand," which mostly follows...
Tags: Poetry, Allen Ginsberg, India, Gary Snyder, Death
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