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Kerala sister’s book runs into controversy


August 12th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 12 (IANS) A Malayalam book on the life of a nun that had created a ruckus in the Catholic Church appears to have run into trouble after a ... Read more...

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Selma Blair says she has darker side


June 25th, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 25 (IANS) Actress Selma Blair says there are two sides to her personality - light and dark."Just as my CV has light and dark sides, I suppose there ... Read more...

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Five books published in India on Commonwealth shortlist


April 26th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Indian publishing is carving a formidable space for itself on the Commonwealth Book Prize list for 2012 with five titles published in the country on ... Read more...

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Japanese prime minister to return ancient Korean books


October 18th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Oct 18 (IANS) Japan's new Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda will return five volumes of ancient Korean documents to South Korea during his official visit that began Tuesday, Seoul's presidential ... Read more...

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Bhopal and books - a forever affair (Feature)


October 3rd, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Oct 3 (IANS) From 11th century philosopher king Raja Bhoj to the Nawabs and Begums of the 19th century to waiter Nandkishore Kushwaha of this century, one thing has ... Read more...

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Bengal famine revisited - through an artist’s works


July 7th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Artist Chittoprasad Bhattacharya chronicled the great Bengal famine of 1943-1944 with sketches of abject human suffering that he experienced as an artist struggling to survive ... Read more...

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Apex court to hear petition on Kerala temple ownership


July 5th, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 5 (IANS) Ahead of the apex court hearing a case related to the Sri Padmanabha Swamy temple, a petitioner whose plea to the Supreme Court led to an ... Read more...

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Kids spanked by mothers more aggressive


June 23rd, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 23 (IANS) Children who are spanked by mothers are more likely to be aggressive towards other children and adults than kids who are not, says a new study.In ... Read more...

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Begin 2011 with politics, terror on bookshelf (IANS Books This Week)


January 6th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) The year begins with hard-hitting tales of politics, terror and mind-numbing Punjabi short stories on partition. Here are five books that stimulate the mind:1. Book: "Invitation"; Written ... Read more...

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Haryana now has a library policy


December 1st, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 1 (IANS) For the first time, a library policy has been formulated in Haryana for the proper management and organisation of the reading material among students, a senior official said ... Read more...

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Infidelity rumours could hit Rooney hard


September 7th, 2010 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 6 (IANS) Ace footballer Wayne Rooney could lose millions if he loses his sponsorship deals following infidelity claims. Earlier this year the Sunday Times Rich List revealed he is worth ... Read more...

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Read your way to a stress-free soul!


August 9th, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 9 (ANI): A Scots psychologist has compiled a "reading list for the soul" to help stressed-out workers deal with the pressures of the global recession.Dr Mary Brown of Robert Gordon ... Read more...

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Enid Blyton’s Famous Five’s ‘jolly japes’, ‘dirty tinkers’ soon to be history


July 24th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 24 (ANI): It's time to bid a farewell to the old Enid Blyton Famous Five and usher in the modern ones.Starting next month, Enid Blyton's language is being dragged out ... Read more...

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The Twilight Saga tops Oz book poll


July 4th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, July 4 (ANI): When it comes to books, Australians, it seems, have a taste for the supernatural.Vampires and zombies are the big winners in the results from Australia's largest book poll.The ... Read more...

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Family soaps, migration, and adventure - a heady combo


May 20th, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Here are five books to make your weekend exciting: 1. "Sinking, Not Swimming": written by Nalini Rajan; published by Penguin-India Books; priced at Rs.299 The book is a family ... Read more...

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Pierce Brosnan films for ‘US Harry Potter’


February 11th, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, February 11 (ANI): Pierce Brosnan has been filming for his new movie Percy Jackson And The Lightning Thief, predicted to be the next Harry Potter.The film, based on children's books described ... Read more...

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Ballots for Afghan elections were pre-marked for Karzai: The Guardian


September 19th, 2009 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Sep 19 (ANI): Some ready-to-cast ballot papers for Afghanistan's presidential election were pre-marked for Hamid Karzai, footage obtained by the Guardian has revealed.Ballot papers pre-marked for Hamid Karzai that were ... Read more...

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Barack Obama way ahead Oprah Winfrey in popularising books


August 28th, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 28 (ANI): Barack Obama's book choices have apparently overshadowed the popularity of Oprah Winfrey's book club, for people are running to grab all the titles that the US President ... Read more...

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Satyajit Ray’s famous private eye enters world of comics (With Images)


August 25th, 2009 - 10:17 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Detective Feluda is here, Tintin-style. The iconic private eye - a character created by legendary filmmaker-writer Satyajit Ray in his Bengali whodunits - has entered ... Read more...

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Turkish court orders violent husband to give flowers to wife


June 22nd, 2009 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Ankara, June 22 (RIA Novosti) A court in southeast Turkey has ordered a man charged with domestic violence to give his wife flowers, regional media reported Monday. Hayrettin Cetintas was handed the unusual ... Read more...

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Feminist icon Marilyn French passes away at 79


May 6th, 2009 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 6 (ANI): Marilyn French, one of the most renowned feminist writers, has passed away in New York after suffering a heart failure. She was 79.The author breathed her last on ... Read more...

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Don’t go after Pakistan, attack individual terrorists: Mukul Deva


April 3rd, 2009 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Military action thriller writer Mukul Deva, a former Indian Army officer, has a prescription to eliminate terror - target selected terrorists and assassinate them. "Don't go after Pakistan ... Read more...

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Britney Spears to release autobiography?


January 20th, 2009 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 20 (IANS) Pop star Britney Spears is all set to sign a $14 million publishing deal and is close to writing her memoirs.The pop star is about to detail her ... Read more...

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Britney inks PS10m deal to pen autobiography


January 20th, 2009 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 20 (ANI): While much has been written about Britney Spears and her career, the popstar has now taken the pen in her hand to write her autobiography.In one of ... Read more...

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Prince Charles” official gifts range from jewellery to sand


January 15th, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 15 (ANI): Prince Charles and wife Camilla have compiled a list of more than 250 gifts, ranging from jewellery to sand, presented to them during their official overseas trips ... Read more...

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IUML demands withdrawal of textbooks for extra reading


July 19th, 2008 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
Kozhikode, July 18 (IANS) Continuing its opposition to a controversial Class 7 textbook for social science in Kerala, the Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) Friday demanded withdrawal of five textbooks proposed for ... Read more...

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He pens Indian mythological books for young


March 2nd, 2008 - 10:56 am ICT by admin
(Feature) By Azera Rahman New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) He is a medical doctor by training, a marketing consultant by profession and an author by passion. With five books on the anvil and 12 ... Read more...

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Last minute exam tensions tell on students’ nerves


March 1st, 2008 - 10:58 am ICT by admin
By Ranjana Narayan New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) The board examinations have begun and the tension gripping the tens of thousands of students taking it is all too palpable. Last minute losing of ... Read more...

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Books are 007 Daniel Criags sleeping pills


December 5th, 2007 - 12:52 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 5 (ANI): Theres nothing that can make Bond star Daniel Craig fall of to sleep faster than a book.The actor is so full of energy when hes working that he ... Read more...

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