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Colours, innovations to dazzle puppet stage in Delhi (With Image)


February 1st, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) The ancient performing art of puppetry will receive a fresh lease of life when 10 puppet theatre ensembles capture the change in puppetry traditions ... Read more...

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J.K. Rowling wins Hans Christian Andersen Literature Prize


October 20th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 20 (ANI): Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has become the first recipient of the Hans Christian Andersen Literature Prize.The writer accepted a 62,200pound award at a ceremony in Odense, Denmark ... Read more...

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J.K. Rowling WIns Hans Christian Andersen Literature Prize


October 20th, 2010 - 2:59 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) J.K. Rowling, author of the ‘Harry Potter’ series of books, has won the Hans Christian Andersen Literature Prize, making her the first ever recipient of the ... Read more...

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J.K. Rowling wins Hans Christian Andersen Literature Prize


October 20th, 2010 - 2:56 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Copenhagen, Oct 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The inaugural Hans Christian Andersen Literature Prize in Denmark has been awarded to J.K. Rowling.The author is the owner of the Harry Potter franchise and ... Read more...

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Google Doodle Sports “Thumbelina”


April 2nd, 2010 - 9:53 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri San Francisco, April 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Once a thumb sized girl and now a popular Google Doodle. Thumbelina which happens to be one of the most sought after fairy tale ... Read more...

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Reading to kids crucial in developing familiarity with English


February 17th, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Feb 17 (IANS) Poring over the adventures of the Bernstain Bears or exploring the worlds of Hans Christian Andersen with a child has always been a great parent-child bonding exercise. But, ... Read more...

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Monsanto awarded “Angry Mermaid” lobbying prize


December 15th, 2009 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Dec 15 (DPA) Biotech giant Monsanto won a dubious honour Tuesday when an online poll awarded it the "Angry Mermaid" prize for what critics see as misleading lobbying on the issue ... Read more...

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Michael Jackson was planning ‘Thriller’ movie


November 1st, 2009 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 1 (IANS) Late pop legend Michael Jackson was planning to make a feature-length big screen version of his hit "Thriller" video when he died, it has been revealed. Close friend ... Read more...

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Norah Cyrus, Frankie Jonas team up for animated film


July 1st, 2009 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 1 (ANI): Miley Cyrus' younger sister Norah and Jonas Brothers' Frankie have been roped in for a new animated movie.While Norah will lend her voice for a goldfish, Frankie ... Read more...

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Pet Shop Boys to compose ballet based on Hans Christian Andersen story


February 21st, 2009 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 21 (ANI): The Pet Shop Boys are working on a ballet based on a Hans Christian Andersen story, Neil Tennant has revealed.The singer said that the work, which will ... Read more...

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Hans Christian Andersen was houseguest from hell for Charles Dickens!


May 26th, 2008 - 1:38 pm ICT by admin
London, May 26 (ANI): He may have written the most fascinating fairy tales, but Hans Christian Andersen was the houseguest from hell for Charles Dickens.The episode has come to light through ... Read more...

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Counting the Gandhi blessings, six decades on


April 1st, 2008 - 10:30 am ICT by admin
By Minu Jain Sixty years after he died, Mahatma Gandhi lives on in India. Not just in the many roads and institutions named after him, not just in the many speeches deifying him ... Read more...

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Thirteenth century ‘Mappa Mundi’ joins UNESCO list of world treasures


December 24th, 2007 - 2:40 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec.24 (ANI): The 13th century map -- Mappa Mundi -- has been added to a list of the world's most important historical documents. The map, regarded as an outstanding treasure of the ... Read more...

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