adaptations

Delhi book fair begins


September 1st, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) The 18th annual Delhi Book Fair began at Pragati Maidan here Saturday.The nine day book fair will have e-books as its theme. There will also ... Read more...

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Delhi Book Fair to begin Sep 1


August 30th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The 18th Delhi Book Fair would be held at Pragati Maidan here Sep 1-9, an official said Thursday. The annual event will include seminars and ... Read more...

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Tween texting subverts grammar, language skills


July 27th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 27 (IANS) Text messaging offer tweens a short cut to send notes to friends and family, but it could also subvert language and grammar skills, point out researchers.When ... Read more...

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Soft drinks make it harder to lose weight: Study


July 22nd, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) Avoid soft drinks, as they could alter the way your body burns fuel and make it harder still to lose weight, says a study."This study proves ... Read more...

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Theatre re-invented to celebrate Gulzar’s legacy (With Images)


June 20th, 2012 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Theatre is continuously trying to re-invent itself, especially at a time when performances and live mediums are becoming rare and scarce, says noted writer-poet, lyricist ... Read more...

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‘Cinema, literature on a par, building new synergy’


February 26th, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Cinema adaptations of novels is a challenge and helps forge new synergy between the screen and literature, speakers at a forum at the World Book ... Read more...

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Not enough good scripts to go around: Tom Stoppard


January 22nd, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 22 (IANS) The art of writing good scripts is facing bleak times with not many of them around, says iconic playwright and screenplay writer Tom Stoppard of "Shakespeare ... Read more...

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Tom Stoppard in India Jan 23 to talk about adaptations


January 9th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) The fine art of writing scripts for movies and plays will be in focus next week when one of the world's greatest playwrights Tom Stoppard, ... Read more...

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Muslim students in Britain boycotting lectures on evolution


November 27th, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 27 (IANS) A growing number of Muslim students at a leading British university are avoiding lectures on evolution, saying it is contrary to the creationist ideas stated in ... Read more...

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Cooked - not raw - food provides more energy


November 8th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 8 (IANS) Contrary to popular belief, cooked food provides more energy than its raw version, which is particularly true of meat.The finding suggests humans are biologically adapted to ... Read more...

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‘Paranoid’ insects double mating time with females


August 9th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Male insects which become 'paranoid' in a rival's presence, double the mating time with a female even though her risk of being fertilised by another male ... Read more...

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Flying reptiles adapted, survived


July 7th, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 7 (IANS) Pterosaurs, the first flying reptiles, were not driven to extinction by the birds. In fact, they continued to diversify and adapt for millions of years ... Read more...

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Penelope Cruz to shoot new movie in Bosnia


May 11th, 2011 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
Sarajevo, May 11 (IANS/EFE) Spanish actress Penelope Cruz will arrive in the Bosnian capital of Sarajevo in September for the filming of "Venuto al Mondo" (Into the World) to be ... Read more...

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‘Manasina Maathu’ is a one-time watch (Kannada movie review, Rating: **1/2)


January 29th, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Rajapur Film: "Manasina Maathu"; Producer: Praveen; Director: Anantha Raju; Music: Neel; Camera: M.R. Seenu; Cast: Ajay Rao, Aindrita, Sharan, Avinash, Tara, Umashri, Harish Rai; Rating: **1/2"Manasina Maathu" is another remake ... Read more...

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Beyonce, Clint Eastwood to remake ‘A Star is Born’


January 22nd, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 22 (ANI): Clint Eastwood and Beyonce Knowles are in talks to team-up for a third remake of 'A Star Is Born.'Beyonce is expected to play the lead character of ... Read more...

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Delayed, longer weaning ‘could have led to woolly mammoths’ extinction’


December 22nd, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 22 (ANI): Researchers believe that the weaning pattern of woolly mammoths could have contributed to the extinction of the giant animals.University of Western Ontario investigators found that the mammoths began ... Read more...

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Daniel Craig, Hugh Jackman: Probable To Be Cast As The Gunslinger In Ron Howards Dark Tower


December 18th, 2010 - 9:17 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Reports suggest that at a recent press conference, Ron Howard had given positive nods for all the names that were mentioned by the crowd as to who would play the role ... Read more...

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My film offers different take on Chittagong uprising: director


December 17th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Satyen K. Bordoloi Mumbai, Dec 17 (IANS) Anurag Kashyap may have put his hand in the Big B's nest, tacitly accusing the megastar of stalling his production "Chittagong" to create space ... Read more...

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Scientists discover a hairy fly - ‘Mormotomyia Hirsuta’ in Kenya


December 9th, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Nairobi, Dec 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists have discovered a very weird insect in Kenya, which is known by its scientific name of Mormotomyia Hirsuta. Even though the insect is barely 1 ... Read more...

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Hrithik-Aishwarya Magic To Continue After Guzaarish!


November 25th, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Hrithik Roshan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan are two of the most loved and appreciated stars in the Bollywood film fraternity. So one unsuccessful film will not affect their image, or their ... Read more...

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‘Thor’ is like Shakespearean play: Director


October 12th, 2010 - 7:09 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 12 (IANS) Actor-director Kenneth Branagh has claimed he took on the job of directing superhero movie "Thor" because it reminded him of a Shakespeare play.Branagh - best known for ... Read more...

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UEFA Committee approves EURO 2012 match list


October 4th, 2010 - 11:34 pm ICT by BNO News
MINSK, BELARUS (BNO NEWS) -- The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) Executive Committee on Monday completed its meeting in Minsk, Belarus and approved the official match schedule for the forthcoming UEFA ... Read more...

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How Jurassic predators evolved into mega meat-eaters


October 2nd, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 2 (ANI): New findings have shed light on how adaptations for a mega meat-eating lifestyle extended to some full-time water dwellers as well as to certain land-based animals, like dinosaurs.The ... Read more...

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Angelina Jolie To Play Draupadi!


June 23rd, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 23, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Indian filmmaker Prakash Jha has a dream project Draupadi, in which he wants to cast Hollywood star Anjelina Jolie in the lead role.After the success ... Read more...

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Daniel Craig ‘tipped for lead role in Girl With the Dragon Tattoo’


June 5th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
New York, June 5 (ANI): 'Quantum of Solace' star Daniel Craig has reportedly been tipped for the lead role in the Hollywood adaptation of 'The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo'.According to ... Read more...

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‘VI Fit’ to help blind children exercise via video games


May 30th, 2010 - 11:50 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 30 (ANI): A new video game research project, called VI Fit, at the University of Nevada, Reno, could help children who are blind become more physically active and healthy.The human-computer ... Read more...

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Long history of SIV indicates HIV won’t quickly become benign in humans


May 22nd, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 22 (ANI): Scientists have found that the non-disease causing monkey version of HIV, called SIV, is older than previously believed-a finding that indicates it may take a long time for ... Read more...

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Turtles use ’super tongue’ to survive underwater


May 21st, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 21 (ANI): Scientists have discovered that the common musk turtle possesses an extraordinary organ that allows it to breathe underwater and stay submerged for many months - a tiny tongue ... Read more...

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New fossil material reveals Azendohsaurus as an early reptile, not a dinosaur


May 19th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 19 (ANI): New fossil material has revealed that Azendohsaurus was not a dinosaur, but a peculiar early reptile.A careful new analysis of A. madagaskarensis-this time based on the entire skull ... Read more...

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Brad Pitt to star in ‘The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo’ movie?


April 28th, 2010 - 3:47 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 28 (IANS) Hollywood actor Brad Pitt is tipped to star opposite actress Carey Mulligan in the remake of "The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo".Reports say that Sony Pictures ... Read more...

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Robert Downey Jr. to be a part of Sam Mendes’ ‘Wizard of Oz’


April 23rd, 2010 - 10:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Apr 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Robert Downey Jr. is going to be a part of Sam Mendes’ Wizard of Oz project. The new movie is going to be titled as ... Read more...

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Mukul Wasnik to inaugurate ‘Sambhav’ tomorrow


April 21st, 2010 - 10:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 21 (ANI): Union Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment Mukul Wasnik will inaugurate 'Sambhav', the National Resource Centre on Disability, in the national capital on Thursday.Being set up ... Read more...

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Take stairs to stay fit


April 18th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, April 15 (ANI): Climbing stairs can help you stay fit, say researchers in Ireland.They came to the conclusion after analyzing benefits of climbing stairs once or twice over the course of ... Read more...

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Angelina Jolie’s new Salt photos


March 31st, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
March 31, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Production photos from Phillip Noyce's spy thriller, Salt, were revealed by Sony Pictures. Angelina Jolie, who stars in the film, plays a CIA officer who is ousted ... Read more...

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Species have to continue evolving to survive


February 26th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 26 (ANI): A new study has proved that the 'Red Queen Hypothesis', which states that species were in a constant race for survival and have to continue to evolve new ... Read more...

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