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Henrik Ibsen returns to Delhi colleges

August 17th, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Nineteenth century Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen returns to the Delhi stage at the annual University Ibsen Festival Sep 19-23 with five innovative adaptations of his ... Read more...

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Bt Cotton has benefited farmers, raised yield: Study

June 7th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Cotton production in India has risen with the use of the hybrid Bt cotton seeds, benefitting farmers and helping the country to become net exporter ... Read more...

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Poetry and culture highlight of India Hay Festival

November 9th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) Poetry, ecology, women's literature, children books, culture and a range of social issues addressed by the likes of Germaine Greer, Shashi Tharoor, Nayantara Sahgal ... Read more...

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North African terror groups working with Pakistani Taliban: US

September 15th, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 15 (IANS) Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb, an Algerian-based group, is believed to be working with Tehrik-e Taliban Pakistan, according to US officials studying the degree ... Read more...

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Sub-continental writing very metropolitan: Ira Pande

May 9th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Literature from the sub-continent is very metropolitan and is being produced by a certain kind of writers who have great felicity with the language but ... Read more...

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A genetically modified apple that won’t turn brown

December 3rd, 2010 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 3 (IANS) A Canadian biotech has come up with a genetically modified apple that does not turn brown after it is sliced.The apple variety, which is being marketed as 'Arctic,' ... Read more...

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‘Hiding Divya’ was a real challenge for Pooja Kumar

August 20th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Aug 20 (IANS) Upcoming Indian-American actress Pooja Kumar says she met the challenge of portraying a single mother raising a teenager in her new film "Hiding Divya", about the ... Read more...

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US must push Pak to deal ‘unambiguously’ with terrorists targeting India, world: Curtis

May 5th, 2010 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 5 (ANI): Even though Faisal Shehzad, who has been accused of plotting the failed Times Square bombing, has claimed that he was acting 'alone' and not on behalf of any ... Read more...

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Uncommon furore over common brinjal

February 9th, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) India's decision Tuesday to place an indefinite moratorium on commercial cultivation of Bt Brinjal followed months of heated debate over the advantages and risks of growing the ... Read more...

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Why do animals and birds avoid red flowers?

March 17th, 2009 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 17 (IANS) Naturalists like Charles Darwin have always thought that the appearance of flowers is dictated purely by the need to attract the various insects, mammals and birds needed for ... Read more...

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Rahul Bose almost turned down ‘Before The Rains’

May 26th, 2008 - 10:14 am ICT by admin
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Actor Rahul Bose, who is riding high on the success of the Santosh Sivan-directed English language movie "Before The Rains", says he almost refused the role because the ... Read more...

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‘Tahan’ my first Bollywood-style entertainer: Santosh Sivan

May 9th, 2008 - 9:11 am ICT by admin
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) He directed "Asoka" with Shah Rukh Khan in the title role, but Santosh Sivan describes his new Hindi film, "Tahan", as his first Bollywood entertainer. ... Read more...

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