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No one quite like Mario, say Goan artists

December 12th, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 12 (IANS) Creative artists from Goa have lamented the death of legendary cartoonist Mario Miranda, saying he introduced their state to India and the world in the real ... Read more...

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US historian denies tampering with Lincoln’s last pardon

January 27th, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.27 (ANI): An American historian has denied tampering with one of President Abraham Lincoln's last official acts before he was assassinated on April 14, 1965.The document in question relates to ... Read more...

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Gold pen studded with 850 diamonds put on display

November 11th, 2010 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Nov 11 (IANS) A solid 18-carat white gold fountain pen encrusted with 850 diamonds was Thursday put on display in Australia's Brisbane city.The fountain pen costs $1.7 million and has been ... Read more...

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Brit school bans fountain pens as they ’stop pupils from getting results’

October 12th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 12 (ANI): The head of a school in Britain has warned students not to write with a fountain pen, as he fears they might be marked down in exams.Jack Williams, ... Read more...

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British school bans fountain pens

October 12th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 12 (IANS) A school in Britain has banned the use of fountain pens, because they "stop pupils from getting top exam results".Jack Williams, 37, headmaster of the Hillcrest Grammar and ... Read more...

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48 years after death, soldier’s remains consigned to flames

July 15th, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Agochar (Himachal Pradesh), July 15 (IANS) Forty-eight years after an unsung soldier of the Indian Army was killed in the Sino-Indian war, his mortal remains - found in Arunachal Pradesh this month ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Hyderabad artist makes 16-foot long pen for Manmohan Singh

June 17th, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, June 17 (ANI): To spread the message of compulsory education for every citizen of India, M. Srinivasa Acharya, an artist from Hyderabad, has created a 16-feet long fountain pen for ... Read more...

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Banker performs 190 ops under guise of surgeon!

October 8th, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 8 (ANI): A banker, who fantasised about becoming a surgeon, is said to have worked 14 months in a major hospital, and taken part in 190 operations before he was ... Read more...

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`Gandhi would have wanted to share Montblanc pen with entire country’says expert

October 3rd, 2009 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.3 (ANI): Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of India, would have wanted to share the 23,000 dollar special edition Montblanc fountain pen that has been named in his honour and is ... Read more...

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Experts say elitist Gandhi pen risks possibility of a backlash

October 1st, 2009 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct.1 (ANI): Well known Swiss pen manufacturer Montblanc's decision to unveil a gold and silver fountain pen to commemorate Mahatma Gandhi, the spearhead of India's independence movement in the early part ... Read more...

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Britain considered dropping millions of poisoned darts on German troops in final stages of WW II

June 26th, 2009 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 26 (ANI): During the final stages of the Second World War, Britain considered dropping millions of poisoned darts packed into bombs and released from the air on German troops with ... Read more...

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Yes, we can save rainforests: Prince Charles borrows Obama magic

May 7th, 2009 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 7 (IANS) Prince Charles seems to be looking to borrow a little bit of Obama magic. To boost his campaign to save rainforests, he has hired the Internet consultancy ... Read more...

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My new book is about adult love: Shashi Deshpande (Interview)

January 17th, 2009 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Love and relationships stir the storyteller in her, says award winning 70-year-old author Shashi Deshpande while revealing that she still writes with a thick-nibbed fountain pen on ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Emma Thompson to pen My Fair Lady remake

July 17th, 2008 - 7:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , July 17 (ANI): A remake of the classic My fair Lady would now be penned by none other than British actress Emma Thompson.After winning an Oscar for Sense and ... Read more...

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