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Clinton, Mamata meet with folded hands


May 7th, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 7 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Monday met West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at the state secretariat here, with FDI in retail, the Teesta ... Read more...

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London poet to make his acting debut in Tagore’s play


February 10th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 10 (IANS) London-born poet and translator William Radice, who has transliterated several literary works of Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore, is making his acting debut in 'Raja', a play ... Read more...

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Selja concerned about safety of Tagores’ Jorasanko house


November 6th, 2011 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 6 (IANS) Expressing concern over the structural safety of the Tagores' ancestral house in northern Kolkata's Jorasanko where Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore was born and died, Union Culture ... Read more...

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Fantastic bard of Benaras: A filmmaker remembers Bismillah Khan


October 7th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) Shehnai maestro Bismillah Khan had "music on his face", remembers Britain-based filmmaker-writer Nasreen Munni Kabir, who struggled to bring out a documentary on the ... Read more...

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Mamata unveils Gitanjali Stadium in Tagore’s honour


August 10th, 2011 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 9 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday unveiled a stadium named after the Nobel winning collection of poems Gitanjali by Rabindranath Tagore. She also said ... Read more...

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Lost star Evangeline Lilly to star in Hobbit


June 21st, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Hollywood, June 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Reports about who is going to star in the next two Hobbit movies keeps changing. There have been previous reports that Smaug and Bard the Bowman have ... Read more...

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Tagore life force for all Bengalis: Bangladesh minister


May 10th, 2011 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 9 (IANS) Noble laureate poet Rabindranath Tagore, who has composed the national anthems of both India and Bangladesh, is the life force for people on both sides ... Read more...

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West Bengal celebrates Tagore’s 150th birth anniversary


May 9th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Santiniketan/Kolkata, May 9 (IANS) West Bengal Monday woke up to the strains of the sweet and deep melodies created by Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore, whose 150th birth anniversary is being ... Read more...

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Chinese musician to translate Tagore compositions


May 5th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 5 (IANS) Renowned Chinese musician Liu Yuening is set about to translate Rabindranath Tagore's compositions into Chinese as part of the bard's 150th birth anniversary celebrations. The first ... Read more...

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Ghai to release Ghosh’s ‘Nouka Dubi’ in Hindi


April 30th, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 30 (IANS) Producer-director Shubhash Ghai, who is highly impressed by Bengali director Rituparno Ghosh's "Nouka Dubi" based on a short story by Rabindranath Tagore, has dubbed it in ... Read more...

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Helen Mirren says Shakespeare should be banned in schools


March 4th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 4 (ANI): Hollywood star Dame Helen Mirren has insisted that children shouldn't be introduced to Shakespeare's work in the classroom as the classic plays need to be seen to be ... Read more...

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Railway tableau showcases Tagore


January 26th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Smiles broke out on the faces of Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee and Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee as the railway tableau rolled in at the Republic Day ... Read more...

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Rare Shakespeare folio goes on display at Durham University


January 16th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 16 (ANI): The Shakespeare First Folio, which was stolen in 1998, is being displayed at an exhibition in Durham University.Visitors to the exhibition at the new Wolfson Gallery at the ... Read more...

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Lost Shakespearean play to return on stage after 200 yrs


January 14th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 14 (ANI): 'Double Falsehood', a controversial lost play by Shakespeare will be shown at the National Theatre for the first time since the 18th century.The inclusion of the play in ... Read more...

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Shakespeare’s plays ‘boost cow milk production’


July 1st, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 1 (ANI): Farmers have claimed that scenes from the William Shakespeare play 'The Merry Wives of Windsor' boosted cow milk production by four per cent.Actors of local Changeling Theatre ... Read more...

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Brad Pitt ‘visits psychic’


June 20th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 20 (ANI): Brad Pitt has been visiting a psychic and seeking guidance on his relationship with Angelina Jolie, it has emerged.The star is being counselled by self-styled "spiritual adviser" ... Read more...

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Brad Pitt visiting psychic?


June 20th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 20 (IANS) Hollywood star Brad Pitt is visiting a psychic and seeking guidance on his relationship with Angelina Jolie. The "Mr and Mrs. Smith" star is being counselled by self-styled ... Read more...

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India pays tribute to Buddha’s bard in Nepal


June 4th, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, June 4 (IANS) Chittadhar Tuladhar, one of Nepal's best-loved ethnic authors who wrote an epic on Gautam Buddha, will receive a fresh lease of life nearly two decades after ... Read more...

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Tagore’s bust unveiled in Shanghai


May 30th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Kavita Bajeli-Datt Shanghai, May 30 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Sunday unveiled a bust of Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore on a busy road in Shanghai to mark the poet's visit to the ... Read more...

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Agra residents laud Surdas on his birthday


May 18th, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, May 18 (IANS) The litterateurs of this Taj city Tuesday lauded the contribution of Surdas, the blind bard of Braj Bhasha, on his 537th birth anniversary. Mayor Anjula Singh Mahaur garlanded the ... Read more...

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Tripura to set up Tagore museum


May 18th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 18 (IANS) As a tribute to Rabindranath Tagore, Tripura will set up a museum and research centre at the 93-year-old Pushpavant Palace where the Nobel laureate had stayed during his ... Read more...

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‘Tagore’s Visva-Bharati veering away from his ideals’


May 8th, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Sirshendu Panth Kolkata, May 8 (IANS) Visva-Bharati, the university founded by Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore, has veered away from the poet's ideals and is today guided by "crass commercialism", says a ... Read more...

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New designs, better prices - Tagore books never say die (IANS Books)


May 6th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
By Aparajita Gupta Kolkata, May 6 (IANS) Not for nothing is he the evergreen bard of Bengal. Rabindranath Tagore's literary gems are a huge draw among youngsters and older generations even now, with ... Read more...

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Actors to text-perform ‘Romeo and Juliet’ on Twitter


April 12th, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 12 (ANI): Six actors from the Royal Shakespeare Company will present 'Romeo and Juliet' in real time via the micro-blogging site Twitter.Starting this morning for the next five weeks, ... Read more...

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‘Double Falsehood’ based on William Shakespeare’s lost play


March 16th, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 16 (ANI): It has emerged that a play that was first discovered nearly 300 years ago is based on lost manuscripts of William Shakespeare's.The play, titled 'Double Falsehood', had been ... Read more...

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Guru Thakur was surprised by the acting offer in Natarang


February 22nd, 2010 - 9:09 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
February 22, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Lyrists Guru Thakur made the Marathi music industry dance on his words with sensational poetry in films like "Me Shivaji Raje Bhosle Boltoy' and "Natarang'. Guru ... Read more...

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Struggles inspire Guru Thakur’s lyrics


February 19th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
February 19, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Lyricist Guru Thakur is renowned for his writings and poetry in Marathi film industry. It is said that real often inspires reel and something similar happened to ... Read more...

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Baby chimps better at controlling emotions than human babies


September 8th, 2009 - 11:43 am ICT by ANI
London, Sept 8 (ANI): When it comes to controlling emotions, baby chimps do it better than human babies, concludes a new study.The research, which investigated the facial expressions of young chimpanzees, may ... Read more...

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Fury over Romeo and Juliet sex shop opening next to Bard’s birthplace


May 30th, 2009 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 30 (ANI): Shakespeare's hometown Stratford-upon-Avon is witnessing serious response after a sex shop received a thumbs up to have its opening near the Bard's birthplace.The upcoming launch of Romeo and ... Read more...

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Mischa Barton wants to land role in Shakespearean play


April 25th, 2009 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 25 (ANI): Mischa Barton is so determined to land a role in a Shakespearean play that she has taken a course on the playwright to boost her chances of ... Read more...

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How restorers wiped away Shakespeare’s changing appearance from his portrait


March 28th, 2009 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 28 (ANI): The restoration work on William Shakespeare's portrait, 100 years after his death, actually removed a superimposition that could have revealed an insight into the changing appearance of one ... Read more...

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William Shakespeares six new works unearthed


March 18th, 2009 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 18 (ANI): An academic claims to have unearthed six previously unrecognized works of legendary playwright William Shakespeare.Dr. John Casson, an independent researcher and psychotherapist, has found Shakespeare''s first published ... Read more...

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Savouring the taste of Tagore’s favourite dishes (With Images)


February 17th, 2009 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 17 (IANS) Many are familiar with Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore's literary works and songs, but ever thought of tasting the bard's favourite dishes? Now Kolkata can boast of a cafeteria-cum-restaurant, Cafe ... Read more...

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J.K. Rowlings latest book makes $6m for charity


December 18th, 2008 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 18 (ANI): The latest edition of J.K. Rowlings Harry Potter book, The Tales of Beedle the Bard, has made a whopping 6 million dollars for charity.It was a known ... Read more...

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Rowling’’s The Tales of Beedle the Bard becomes fastest-selling book of 2008


December 10th, 2008 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 10 (ANI): JK Rowling''s latest offering The Tales of Beedle the Bard has broken all records to become the fastest selling book of 2008.The 109-page collection of short stories, ... Read more...

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