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Traditional Japan dolls on display here (With Image)

March 24th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) On the 60th anniversary of India-Japan friendship, the first show of 500 traditional Japanese dolls from the Edo period, some costing up to Rs.70,000, is ... Read more...

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Rajasthan’s ‘Shakespeare’ elated over Nobel chance

October 5th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Oct 5 (IANS) Author of folk tales Vijaydan Detha, also called Rajasthan's Shakespeare, is elated that his name is doing the rounds for the Nobel prize for literature this ... Read more...

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Protect SAARC’s shared cultural identity: Writer

September 29th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Sep 29 (IANS) India and the other countries belonging to the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) should conserve and project their shared centuries-old civilisation, noted writer Ajeet ... Read more...

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Delhi Book Fair to focus on travel, children

August 25th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) The Delhi Book Fair 2011, beginning at the Pragati Maidan here Aug 27, will have travel and tourism as its theme, with a special focus ... Read more...

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I explore complex diaspora identities: Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni (Interview)

January 31st, 2011 - 10:51 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Award-winning Indian American novelist and poet Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni tries to heal the distress she encountered in a post 9/11 America by writing books ... Read more...

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Movie Review : Daayen Ya Baayen

October 29th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 29, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Daayen Ya Baayen means “right or left” in English. This is exactly how the mind of the lead character of the movie Ramesh Majila kept dwindling ... Read more...

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The Big B Is One-Up On Ranbir

August 16th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 16, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The indomitable energy of Big B something on which folk tales can be made. Before rushing off to Gujarat to promote tourism, Big B quietly ... Read more...

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Shekar Kapur invites Tim Burton to make film in India

May 16th, 2010 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Internationally acclaimed Indian filmmaker Shekhar Kapur says he has invited Hollywood director Tim Burton, who specialises in dark and quirky themes, to scout for locations in India ... Read more...

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Rudolph the red nosed reindeer is actually a female

November 3rd, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 3 (ANI): Rudolph the red nosed reindeer, famous in Christmas folk tales, is actually female, scientists have said.Because female reindeer still have antlers at Christmas and males shed theirs before ... Read more...

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How Kareena Kapoor will fit into Julia Roberts’ shoes in “Stepmom”?

October 6th, 2009 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Oct 6 (ANI): Bollywood is remaking Oscar winner Julia Roberts starrer 1998 Hollywood comedy-drama "Stepmom".Bollywood fans are curious to see how glamorous Filmfare winner Kareena Kapoor will fit into ... Read more...

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Fairy tales more ancient than previously believed

September 6th, 2009 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 6 (ANI): They have been told as bedtime stories by generations of parents, but according to a new study, fairy tales are more ancient than was previously thought.To reach the ... Read more...

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