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Harry Potter eBooks come to Amazon Kindle library


May 11th, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, May 11 (IANS) On-line retailing giant Amazon has announced that all seven Harry Potter eBooks will be added to its eBook lending library for owners of the company's ... Read more...

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British pupils to learn from failure


February 7th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 7 (IANS) A British school has launched a week-long programme in which students will be taught how to learn from failure, no matter whether they come across it ... Read more...

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Yoga, work of the devil: Vatican priest


November 27th, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 27 (IANS) The ancient Indian practice of yoga that helps in attaining physical and spiritual discipline has been termed a "work of the devil" by a top Vatican ... Read more...

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Warner Bros gifts diamond bracelet to Rowling


July 21st, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) J.K. Rowling, author of the "Harry Potter" books, was given a diamond bracelet as a thank you present from Warner Bros.The movie studio is grateful that ... Read more...

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Prince Charles laments end of ‘Harry Potter’


July 11th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 11 (IANS) Britain's Prince Charles Monday lamented the end of the "Harry Potter" books and movies when he met a group of school children, a media report said.The ... Read more...

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Harry Potter becomes experiential in digital space


June 24th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) J.K. Rowling, the creator of Harry Potter, has launched Pottermore -- a website which builds an exciting online experience around the reading of successful Harry ... Read more...

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J.K. Rowling announces e-books, Pottermore


June 23rd, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- J.K. Rowling, the British author best known as the creator of the Harry Potter fantasy series, on Thursday announced the launch of 'Pottermore', a free-to-use website which builds ... Read more...

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Polish church calls magic-laden Harry Potter books ‘unacceptable’


April 15th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
New York, April 15 (ANI): Harry Potter books have fallen foul of yet another Catholic Church.A Catholic diocese in Poland has warned that the best-selling books are unacceptable because they encourage "instructions ... Read more...

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E-books on the rise with sales of digital books growing 18-fold in 2010


March 1st, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 1 (ANI): The sale of e-books is on the rise, with Bloomsbury, the publisher of the Harry Potter books, saying its digital book sales grew 18-fold in 2010.Now e-books account ... Read more...

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Jamie Oliver is biggest-selling author in Britain after JK Rowling


November 29th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 29 (ANI): British chef Jamie Oliver's cookbooks are selling so well that he has become the biggest-selling author in Britain after JK Rowling.UK sales of his cookbooks including his ... Read more...

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No more Harry Potter books: Daniel Radcliffe


November 17th, 2010 - 2:46 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 17 (IANS) Actor Daniel Radcliffe, who plays boy wizard Harry Potter in the hit franchise, says he has been told by author J.K. Rowaling that there won't be any more ... Read more...

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Will J. K. Rowling Pen Down More Harry Potter Books?


November 15th, 2010 - 9:30 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 15, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): If you are one of those heartbroken “Harry Potter” fans sulking over the end of the series, this news is for you to feast on.  In ... Read more...

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Men don’t really ask me out: Emma Watson


November 7th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 7 (IANS) Actress Emma Watson, who is single right now, says she wants to be in love but men neither ask her out nor she gets marriage proposals."It's time I ... Read more...

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Owls gain popularity as pets, courtesy Harry Potter


November 3rd, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) Fascinated by Harry Potter's lead protagonist's pet owl Hedwig, urban India has taken a fancy for the nocturnal bird and wants to pet it, wildlife experts ... Read more...

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Black magic behind illegal owl trade, says report


November 2nd, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) Use of owls in black magic and sorcery driven by superstition, is one of the prime drivers of the covert owl trade in India and cases of ... 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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J K Rowling says that there can be more Harry Potter books in the pipeline


October 3rd, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Oct 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Harry Potter series may not be over yet, after its British author, J.K Rowling said that there is a possibility of writing more follow ups to ... Read more...

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J.K. Rowling May Write More Harry Potter Books


October 3rd, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez, Oct 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) J.K. Rowling recently suggested in the popular "Oprah Winfrey Show" that she may write more Harry Potter books in future. The author of the Harry Potter ... Read more...

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Rowling doesn’t rule out more Harry Potter books


October 3rd, 2010 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 2 (IANS) Here's good news for all Harry Potter fans. Writer J.K. Rowling says she might just end up penning down more books on the young wizard and his escapades.The ... Read more...

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JK Rowling sparks hope for more Harry Potter books in future


October 2nd, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 2(ANI): A ray of hope for die-hard Harry Potter fans - J.K. Rowling has said that there could be more Harry potter books as she felt bereaved after completing ... Read more...

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Harry Potter Theme Park At Orlando Witnessing Record Crowd


July 11th, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Florida, July 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Harry Potter Park at Universal Orlando has turned out to be a heavy crowd puller so much so that the park authorities are asking ... Read more...

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Now, Harry Potter theme park at Universal Studios


June 20th, 2010 - 1:46 am ICT by IANS
London, June 20 (IANS) "Harry Potter" fans can now visit the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry and enjoy rides on the steam-belching Hogwarts Express train at a magical theme park at ... Read more...

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Party manifestoes outsell Harry Potter books in UK


April 28th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 28 (ANI): Election fever seems to be gripping Brits, as party manifesto sales in the UK are overshadowing the purchase of Harry Porter book series.According to book retailer Waterstone's, manifesto ... Read more...

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Scottish thieves prefer Jacqueline Wilson’ books to JK Rowling’s


April 3rd, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 3 (ANI): Jacqueline Wilson has pipped Harry Potter author JK Rowling to become the writer whose books are most stolen from libraries in Scotland.From the top spot Edinburgh-based Rowling's Harry ... Read more...

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‘Harry Potter Power’ to fight teenage depression!


April 2nd, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 02 (ANI): An Australian psychologist has used the world of Harry Potter to suggest ways of dealing with teenage depression in her new book.Dr Julie-Anne Sykley's 'Harry Potter Power' aims ... Read more...

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Harry Potter Theme Park Nears Completion


March 26th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan BhaduriOrlando, Mar 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The fans of Harry Potter have reasons to be happy. Not only the latest film featuring the teen wizard is nearing completion, the much awaited ... Read more...

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Boys read much as girls, but prefer less challenging books


March 1st, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 01 (ANI): A new study has found than boys read as much as girls, but prefer far less challenging books.The reading habits coinciding with national curriculum test results of 100,000 ... Read more...

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‘Harry Potter’ author Rowling vows to battle plagiarism charge


February 19th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 19 (IANS) Multi-millionaire J.K. Rowling, who authored the international best-seller "Harry Potter" books, has vowed to fight a claim that she plagiarised parts of her books and says she is ... Read more...

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Enid Blyton joins JK Rowling, Dan Brown in Amazon’s best-selling authors list


December 17th, 2009 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 17 (ANI): Late British writer of children's novels Enid Blyton has been included in Amazon's list of best-selling authors along with JK Rowling, Terry Pratchett and Dan Brown.Though Blyton belongs ... Read more...

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Bush advisers denied Rowling top US honour over “witchcraft promotion”!


September 30th, 2009 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 30 (ANI): Former US President George Bush's advisers believed that JK Rowling's books "encouraged witchcraft" and thus deprived the author from a top US honour, reveals a new book.The ... Read more...

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‘Dumbledore’ Sir Michael Gambon hasn’t read Harry Potter books!


September 22nd, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 22 (ANI): Harry Potter star Sir Michael Gambon has admitted he hasn't read any of JK Rowling's hit novels about the young wizard.Gambon, 68, known to millions as Professor Albus ... Read more...

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‘Harry Potter’ puts journalism in bad light for young readers


August 2nd, 2009 - 11:23 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 1 (ANI): Harry Potter has come under fire after a new study claimed that the books in the boy wizard franchise might put journalistic integrity or journalism as a career ... Read more...

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J.K. Rowling tells Danielle Radcliffe ‘no more Harry Potter books’


July 16th, 2009 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 16(ANI): Danielle Radcliffe has revealed that J.K. Rowling told him that she won't be writing any more Harry Potter books.The actor is happy to hear it because he thinks he ... Read more...

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Andy Murray credits girlfriend for his success


June 21st, 2009 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 21 (ANI): Young tennis ace Andy Murray has put his success down to his gorgeous girlfriend of four years Kim Sears.Credited with turning the petulant teenager into a potential Wimbledon ... Read more...

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J.K. Rowling sued for plagiarism


June 16th, 2009 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 16 (IANS) Well known author J.K. Rowling has been sued by the family members of writer Adrian Jacobs for using an idea from "Willy The Wizard No.1 Livid Land" in ... Read more...

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