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K C Verma

K.C.Verma joined the Indian Police Service in 1971 and was assigned to the Bihar cadre. He joined the Intelligence Bureau in 1976, where he served for thirty years, dealing with the whole range of intelligence, counter-terrorism and security issues. During this period, he served in Delhi as also in Manipur, …

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Aman Nath

Aman Nath is a historian by education but from an early age he has painted, written poetry, practiced graphic design and copywriting for several advertising campaigns. He has sold everything from beer and jeans to housing colonies and even India. He has co-written/authored fourteen illustrated books on art, history, architecture, …

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Jayanto Choudhury

Jayanto Narayan Choudhury, a former alumnus of Mayo College, is the vice president of Public Health Foundation of India. Having superannuated as the Director General of the elite National Security Guard in 2015, he had also served the DGP of Assam. A 1978 batch IPS officer, he graduated from Shriram …

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Mamata Tripathi

Dr. Mamata Tripathi, Founder-Director of the popular Vagdevi Literature Festival, did her Ph.D in Sanskrit Literature from Sri Jagannath Sanskrit University, Puri. Vagdevi Literature Festival attracts luminaries from all descriptors of Literature and Art. She is the editor of Literary journal “Aksharaa”. Her love and passion for Literature, Art and …

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Devapriya Roy

Devapriya Roy is the author of two novels, The Vague Women’s Handbook and The Weight Loss Club. Her third book, The Heat and Dust Project: The Broke Couple’s Guide to Bharat, co-written with her husband Saurav Jha, is the story of an eccentric journey around India, on a very tight …

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David Unger

He was born on November 6, 1950 in Guatemala City. In 1955, he immigrated to Hialeah, Florida with his parents. Unger graduated from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst with a B.A. and received an MFA in 1975 from Columbia University. Unger teaches at the City College of New York and is the International Rep for the Feria Internacional del Libro de …

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A.J. Thomas

An Indian English poet, fiction writer, translator and editor. He translates poetry, fiction, drama and non-fiction prose from Malayalam to English, with more than 20 titles to his credit. Has M. Phil, and Ph.D. degrees in English Literature (Translation Studies) from School of Letters, M.G. University, Kottayam. He was Editor of Indian …

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Sangeeta Bahadur

Sangeeta Bahadur, author of the Kaal Trilogy, is also an Indian Foreign Service Officer. Having recently returned to India after completing her tenure in London, she is now deployed as a Joint Secretary in the Ministry of External Affairs. The daughter of a civil servant, she was born in Kolkata …

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Myay Hmone Lwin

Myay Hmone Lwin (the pen name for San Mong Aung) is the author of a short story collection, An otter sneaked out from the Yangon Zoo (2014), four novels – One By Two 1/2 (2011), Khu (2011), Watch Out Your Shadow (2012), and What has been Written on the Stone …

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Rishi Suri

Rishi Suri is a senior editor covering international affairs at The Daily Milap, India’s oldest and largest circulated Urdu daily newspaper. He is an internationally recognized journalist known for his strong views and opinions on global politics and diplomacy. His interviews with various international personalities and heads of states and …

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