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  • New Yorker's David Remnick on 'absent' Obama cover October 10, 2012

    New Yorker magazine editor David Remnick, Pulitzer Prize winner and author of the wellreceived biography of President Barack Obama called the 'The Bridge', talks to CNNIBN's Amrita Tripathi on the US Presidential campaign and the absent cover image of Obama in the magazine's latest issue. ...
  • Romney is ideologically empty: Obama biographer October 9, 2012

    US President Barack Obama's biographer and Editor of the New Yorker, David Remnick has said that Republican candidate Mitt Romney is showing ideological opportunism and confusion ahead of the Presidential elections. Speaking to CNN-IBN, the Pulitzer Prize winner said that Obama may have not fared well in the first Presidential debate...
  • Facebook bans cartoon page for showing nipples September 11, 2012

    New Delhi: Facebook temporarily banned The New Yorker's cartoon page for violating their community standards on "Nudity and Sex". The cartoon, drawn by New Yorker's author Mick Stevens, had a naked Adam and Eve leaning against a tree, with nipplesasdots fully exposed. After Facebook banned the page, the author drew the...
  • Story by Pultizer winner serialised on Twitter May 28, 2012

    New York: A story by Pulitzer Prizewinning author Jennifer Egan for the New Yorker is being serialised in 10 installments on Twitter, according to the magazine. The New Yorker said the first installment of the story, a spy thriller called "Black Box, went out on Thursday night. "The story is written in...
  • Bowlers have to be clever in T20: Morne Morkel May 25, 2012

    In a format tailormade for bighitting batsmen, few bowlers have managed to leave their mark. However, as the highest wickettaker after the league stage of IPL 5, Morne Morkel deserves more than his share of credit for the upturn in his side's fortunes, despite Delhi Daredevils' boasting of the likes...
  • 1971: When drunk Yahya said he would attack India January 16, 2012

    New Delhi: Around 10 days before war broke out between India and Pakistan in 1971, the then President of Pakistan Yahya Khan had given an inkling of his intentions to attack this country after taking a few drinks with an American journalist. Yahya had told the journalist on the day of...
  • Pakistan asserts strategic assets completely secure November 8, 2009

    Islamabad: Pakistan on Sunday reiterated that its strategic assets were "completely safe" and secure and that US officials had expressed their confidence about this. Foreign Office Spokesman Abdul Basit in a statement in Islamabad on Sunday contested US columnist Seymour Hersh's article "Defending the Arsenal In an unstable Pakistan, can...
  • 'India, Pak secret talks reached deal on Kashmir' February 22, 2009

    Washington: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf were close to signing an accord to end the decadesold conflict over Kashmir after three years of secret talks but failed to achieve the vital breakthrough, an acclaimed American journalist has said. The peace initiative is described in an article...
  • Editor defends toon, says it's not an attack on Obama July 15, 2008

    New Delhi: A magazine's satire has stirred an outrage in America with a objectionable cartoon on Democrat Presidential candidate, Senator Barrack Obama. As if the ObamaOsama comparision was not enough, there is a new hurdle that the Obama campaign must overcome. The latest New Yorker magazine cover cartoon depicts Barack Obama...
  • Magazine draws Obama as Muslim, wife as terrorist July 14, 2008

    Washington: Barack Obama's campaign says a satirical NewYorker magazine cover showing the Democratic presidential candidate dressed as a Muslim and his wife as a terrorist is ''tasteless and offensive.'' The illustration on the issue that hits newsstands on Monday, titled The Politics of Fear and drawn by Barry Blitt, depicts Barack...