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Slums to royalty: Oprah showcases shades of India (With Images)


July 22nd, 2012 - 1:58 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) From heart wrenching poverty to majestic heritage as well as the glitz, glamour and royalty, international talk show queen Oprah Winfrey has offered ... Read more...

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Violence against Indians in Oz not taken seriously: Author


January 19th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Incidents of violence against Indians in Australia have not been addressed seriously by that country's top administrators, says Australian author Richard Flanagan."...I do not think ... Read more...

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Howard Jacobson wins Man Booker Prize (Lead)


October 13th, 2010 - 6:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi/London, Oct 13 (IANS) Howard Jacobson won the Man Booker Prize 2010 for the book "The Finkler Question" at a glittering ceremony at the Guildall Hall in London Tuesday.The prize ... Read more...

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Penguin announces Man Booker finalists


September 8th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Penguin-Books India Wednesday announced three of its titles were shortlisted for the Man Booker prize 2010. The titles are "The Finkler Question" by Howard Jacobson, "Parrot and ... Read more...

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Chauffeur behind Princess Di’s death was ‘framed as a drunk driver’


May 20th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 20 (ANI): Author of an explosive new book has called for a fresh inquest into the death of Princess Diana and her lover Dodi Fayed, claiming that the man ... Read more...

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Australian authors to participate in Bookaroo Festival


November 25th, 2009 - 7:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 25 (ANI): Popular Australian authors for children and young adults, Michael Panckridge and Alison Lester will be touring New Delhi, Kolkata and Bangalore from November 28 to December 6.The ... Read more...

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Australian author out of Bangkok jail after royal pardon


February 21st, 2009 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 21 (DPA) Australian Harry Nicolaides arrived back in Melbourne Saturday after being pardoned by Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej and released from a Bangkok prison. Nicolaides was arrested in August and sentenced ... Read more...

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Kylie Minogue not serious about new beau, says pal


February 12th, 2009 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 12 (ANI): Pop star Kylie Minogue is not in a serious relationship with new beau Andres Velencoso, claims one of her close pals.Australian author Kathy Lette says that though ... Read more...

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Kate Middletons allergic to horses


January 29th, 2009 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 29 (ANI): Prince William''s girlfriend Kate Middleton is allergic to horses.The Royals love horses and the Queen rides regularly. But, Middleton bucks the trend, because she is allergic to ... Read more...

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Australian gets 3 years in prison for insulting Thai monarchy


January 19th, 2009 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Jan 19 (DPA) A Bangkok court Monday sentenced an Australian author to three years in jail for allegedly insulting the Thai monarchy in his novel "Verisimilitude" published in 2005, court sources ... Read more...

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The Thorn Birds to be staged as musical in Britain


January 5th, 2009 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 5 (ANI): Australian author Colleen McCulloughs epic novel The Thorn Birds will be staged as a musical in Britain this year.McCullough, 71, had at first refused to let her ... Read more...

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‘Young spenders will drive India’s economy’


September 28th, 2008 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 28 (IANS) As the Indian consumer goes all out to seek new experiences from food and wine, installs an in-home spa and holidays in exotic destinations, modern retail is well ... Read more...

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Woolworths may expand into India


July 15th, 2008 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 15 (IANS) Retailing giant Woolworths Ltd may soon be planning to expand into India, according to a report in the Fairfax newspaper published Tuesday. To maintain its profit growth, Woolworths ... Read more...

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