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English mass-market books tap Hindi speakers (Feature)


August 10th, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Popular books in English are cutting through the language barrier to reach Hindi speaking readers in north India.Five commercially successful titles, "Hello Bastar", "The ... Read more...

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‘Inter-dependence, not independence, is geopolitical mantra’


July 21st, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) In the state of play in contemporary geopolitics a country can only derive power from robust and sustained economic performance, which is also capable ... Read more...

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Cheated by rains, UP falls back to traditional coolers (Feature)


July 3rd, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 3 (IANS) 'Khus ka itra' and 'Mitti ka itra', lemon grass shower dips, mattha, nariyal paani, phalse ka sharbat, keora water, rose water, lassi, bael ka sharbet, phalooda ... Read more...

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‘Joker’ features in New York Times, Shirish excited (Movie Snippets)


May 13th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) Filmmaker Shirish Kunder is excited to know that his much- anticipated movie "Joker" has featured in New York Times' August movie release schedule."'Joker' features in ... Read more...

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UP may go to Samajwadi, blow to Rahul as vote ends (Night Lead)


March 3rd, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow/New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party was most likely to take power in Uttar Pradesh amid a hung assembly, exit polls said Saturday as staggered balloting ended ... Read more...

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Split verdict in UP but SP largest party: Exit polls (Roundup)


March 3rd, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) All exits polls announced Saturday predicted a hung assembly in Uttar Pradesh, putting the Samajwadi Party on top of a mainly four-horse race in ... Read more...

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UP headed for hung assembly: exit polls


March 3rd, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Two exit polls Saturday predicted a hung assembly in Uttar Pradesh, putting the Samajwadi Party on top of a mainly four-horse race.While India TV-C ... Read more...

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I write for Indian readers: Ashwin Sanghi


October 2nd, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 2 (IANS) From Jesus Christ in Kashmir to a modern Chanakya from Uttar Pradesh -- novelist Ashwin Sanghi, winner of the Vodafone Crossword Award in the popular ... Read more...

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Amish Tripathi leads with two bestsellers (IANS Books)


September 8th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) "Poor Economics" by Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo rules the non-fiction set of the bestseller list yet again, while Amish Tripathi takes the first ... Read more...

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UTV set to make ‘Chanakya’s Chant’ a film


September 6th, 2011 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 6 (IANS) UTV Motion Pictures has bought the rights of author Ashwin Sanghi's 2010 bestseller "Chanakya's Chant" and is set to turn it into a Bollywood blockbuster."Chanakya's Chant" ... Read more...

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Amish Tripathi’s book on Nagas bestseller (IANS Books)


September 1st, 2011 - 9:46 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) "Poor Economics" by Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo and "The Secret of The Nagas" by Amish Tripathi have topped the non-fiction and fiction categories of ... Read more...

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Economics, Nagas again on top of book charts (IANS Books)


August 25th, 2011 - 9:55 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) "Poor Economics" by Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo and "The Secret of The Nagas" by Amish Tripathi rule the non-fiction and fiction sections of the ... Read more...

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Books on economics, Nagas rule the charts (IANS Books)


August 18th, 2011 - 10:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) "Poor Economics" by Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo, and "The Secret of The Nagas" by Amish Tripathi have positioned themselves on top of the non-fiction ... Read more...

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Arun Shourie, Amitav Ghosh rule bestselling chart (IANS Books)


August 11th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Arun Shourie's "Does He Know a Mother's Heart?" has maintained its top slot among the non-fiction books for the second week. Amitav Ghosh's "River of ... Read more...

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Arun Shourie, Amitav Ghosh top bestselling chart (IANS Books)


August 4th, 2011 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Arun Shourie's "Does He Know a Mother's Heart?" has quickly climbed up to the top slot among the non fiction books and Amitav Ghosh's ... Read more...

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Kissinger, Ghosh still reign over book charts (IANS Books)


July 28th, 2011 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Maintaining their top positions for another week, Henry Kissinger's "On China" and Amitav Ghosh's "River of Smoke" reign supreme in the non-fiction and fiction ... Read more...

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Ghosh, Kissinger book lovers’ favourites (IANS Books)


July 21st, 2011 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Maintaining their top positions, Henry Kissinger's "On China" and Amitav Ghosh's "River of Smoke" rule the non-fiction and fiction categories respectively on the bestseller ... Read more...

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Ghosh, Kissinger rule bestseller charts (IANS Books)


July 14th, 2011 - 10:26 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Henry Kissinger's "On China" continues to rule the non-fiction category while Amitav Ghosh's "River of Smoke" is again the bestseller in the fiction list ... Read more...

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Amitav Ghosh tops fiction charts - again (IANS Books)


July 7th, 2011 - 10:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Amitav Ghosh continues to rule the fiction category with his sequel "River of Smoke" while Henry Kissinger's "On China" is the bestseller in the ... Read more...

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‘Aaranya Kaandam’ - a realistic account of gangsters (Tamil Movie Review)


June 11th, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Aaranya Kaandam"; Cast: Jackie Shroff, Ravi Krishna Sampath Raj, Yasmin Ponnappa, Somasundaram; Producer: Capital Film Works; Director: Thiagarajan Kumararaja; Music: Yuvan Shankar Raja; Rating: *** 1/2Debutant Thiagarajan Kumararaja's "Aaranya Kaandam", ... Read more...

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Lucknow supports Hazare with fasts, processions


April 8th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 8 (IANS) From Lucknow University students, doctors and teachers to the common man - more people in Lucknow came out in the support of Anna Hazare's ongoing campaign ... Read more...

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Books on Pakistan top bestseller lists (IANS Books)


March 3rd, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Indian journalist M.J. Akbar's "Tinderbox: The Past and Future of Pakistan" continues on top of the non-fiction section of the bestseller list for the seventh ... Read more...

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Pranab Mukherjee releases Rs.150 commemorative coin


February 26th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 26(ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday released the commemorative coins in denomination of Rs.150 and Rs.5 to mark the completion of year long celebrations of 150 ... Read more...

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India releases Rs.150 commemorative coin


February 26th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) A coin of Rs.150 denomination ($3.33) was released by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee here Saturday, bearing the portrait of Chanakya, lotus and honeybee, to conclude the ... Read more...

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K. Subrahmanyam: Toasting the Chanakya of our times (Comment)


February 4th, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Sunil Adam It was the summer of 1986. I attended a roundtable discussion on United States-India relations hosted by the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses in New Delhi, chaired by its ... Read more...

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Chandragupta Maurya’s heroic journey captured for small screen


January 27th, 2011 - 10:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) You may have read about Chandragupta Maurya's adventures as a child, his training at Takshasila and his rise as the ruler of the mighty Mauryan empire. Now ... Read more...

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Political commentator Bhabani Sen Gupta dead


January 18th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Eminent political commentator, writer and novelist Bhabani Sen Gupta, also known as Chanakya Sen, died here early Tuesday. He was 89, his family said.Sen Gupta had written ... Read more...

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IAF watching Chinese military modernisation ‘with caution’


October 4th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) India is cautiously watching the defence modernisation of its neighbours, including China, a top military commander said Monday, stressing that anything that impacts the country's growth was ... Read more...

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Feast on regional theatre, thanks to Games(Lead)


September 9th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Theatre lovers should be happy with the Commonwealth Games. For, the mega event in October has yielded a rich bounty of regional theatre, children's plays ... Read more...

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Regional theatre sets stage for Games


September 9th, 2010 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) A grand line-up of regional theatre, children's plays and awards to promote the language stage in the run-up to the October Commonwealth Games has shored ... Read more...

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Namita plays dual roles in ‘Mosagallaku Mosagadu’


May 20th, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 20, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Saratkumar and Namita played the lead in a successful Tamil film, which is now being dubbed into Telugu as "Mosagallaku Mosagadu'. Vasireddy Padmakara Rao is bringing ... Read more...

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Give death penalty to murderer: wife of slain Bihar businessman


January 26th, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 26 (IANS) The widow of slain businessman Satyendra Kumar Singh Tuesday demanded death penalty for Chanakya, son of former MP and Janata Dal-United (JD-U) leader Vijay Krishna who is accused ... Read more...

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JD-U leader’s bail to be challenged in Supreme Court


January 8th, 2010 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 8 (IANS) The family of Bihar businessman Satyendra Kumar Singh, who was abducted and murdered last year, will challenge in the Supreme Court the Patna High Court order granting bail ... Read more...

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Former MP and JD-U leader gets bail in murder case


January 7th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 7 (IANS) The Patna High Court Thursday granted bail to Janata Dal-United (JD-U) leader and former MP Vijay Krishna, who along with his son Chanakya, has been accused of abducting ... Read more...

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Religious procession chokes roads in Delhi


November 24th, 2009 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Delhiites were caught in serpentine jams Tuesday when a religious procession in the heart of the national capital choked main roads and the subsequent detours weren't enough ... Read more...

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