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Roberts’ kids prefer books to movies


March 23rd, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 23 (IANS) Actress Julia Roberts says she has little time to watch movies when she's at home because her children prefer reading books to spending two hours in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Hope to revive popularity of comics: Director Abhishek Sharma (Interview)


February 21st, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Filmmaker Abhishek Sharma, who made the critically acclaimed movie "Tere Bin Laden", has turned into a writer of comic strips with "Munkeeman" and hopes ... Read more...

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E-textbooks knocking at Indian classroom doors


February 7th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) For a generation that has learnt to articulate thoughts in 140 characters and knows its smartphones and tabs, e-textbooks are only the next step. But ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

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...

Posted in Books |

Traits that job ads seek unchanged over 50 years


May 24th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 24 (IANS) Advertisements for jobs still seek traits like "able to cooperate, driven and independent," characteristics virtually unchanged since the 1950s, according to a thesis.Karin Helgesson from University ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Spears immortalised in comic book


May 11th, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 11 (IANS) Pop superstar Britney Spears is set to be immortalised in a comic book.Contactmusic.com reports that the "Toxic" hitmaker's rise to stardom and highly publicised private ... Read more...

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Gaddafi regime came close to inking deal with McLaren F1 team


April 28th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 28(ANI): McLaren Formula One team was reportedly involved in a potential 25 million pound deal with Libyan dictator Muammar al-Gaddafi's regime.According to The Daily Mail, McLaren had produced a mock-up ... Read more...

Posted in World |

A tale of braids, diagrams, clocks at Kallol Dutta’s show


April 6th, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Kallol Dutta, known for hand imprints, illustrations and jail stripes on garments, reflected his signature style by presenting a collection with clocks, diagram prints and ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Lady Gaga to become fashion journalist


March 31st, 2011 - 11:40 am ICT by ANI
New York, March 31 (ANI): Lady Gaga is all set to try her hands at journalism.The singer and entrepreneur will give journalism a try as a new columnist for V magazine, reports ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Comic book on communalism launched in capital


March 9th, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Think action and fantasy is all that is there to a comic book? Think again. A comic book dealing with the sensitive issue of communalism ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Frank Frazetta’s Conan Painting Sells For $1.5 Million


July 24th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar July 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 40 year old painting by Frank Frazetta has been bought by a private collector for a whopping $1.5 million. The depiction of the legendary hero ... Read more...

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Bec Hewitt penning children’s book


June 28th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 28 (ANI): Australian actress/singer Bec Hewitt has been revealed to be penning a children's picture book.Hewitt, 26, who is a mother of two, has been working in secret for more ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Dominic West, Kate Moss design London Eye prints for charity


June 25th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 25 (ANI): English actor Dominic West and supermodel Kate Moss have designed their own printed versions of the London Eye to raise money for charity.Jude Law's ex-wife Sadie Frost, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

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...

Posted in National |

Yoko Ono under fire over altered prints of John Lennon artworks


May 9th, 2010 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 9 (ANI): Yoko Ono has come under fire over significantly altered prints of artworks by her late husband John Lennon, which have been sold for millions of pounds.The former Beatle, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Rettaisuzhi’ as treat for Summer Vacation


March 30th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
March 30, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): One thing that makes director Shankar special as a producer is his ability to churn out quality films. Glimpse through his previous productions and you'll get the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

How do we perceive the human brain?


February 15th, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 15 (IANS) A scientist has charted how over the past four centuries humans have regarded the brain. Sarah de Rijcke, who will receive her doctorate Thursday at the University of ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Twilight set to be released as graphic novel


January 22nd, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 22 (ANI): American author Stephenie Meyer's Twilight is set to be released as a graphic novel.The book, 'Twilight: The Graphic Novel', will contain selected text from Meyer's original novel with ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Caricatures of cartoonists displayed at Bangalore exhibition


January 17th, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Jan 17 (ANI): Caricatures of cartoonists from various parts of the world are on display at an exhibition here.The Indian Institute of Cartoonists (IIC) has organised an eight-day exhibition to ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Michael Jackson wrote novel in secret


September 15th, 2009 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 15 (IANS) Publishers here are involved in a bidding war for the rights to a novel secretly written by pop legend Michael Jackson. It is not known when the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Haribo MAOAM candies criticized for ’sexual’ sweet wrappers


August 28th, 2009 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 28 (ANI): A sweet firm is being criticized over fruity characters on wrappers in 'compromising' positions.Haribo's MAOAM sour candy uses illustrations of lemons, limes and cherries.A British man says ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Moribito returns on Cartoon Network


June 14th, 2009 - 9:04 pm ICT by GD
There is good news for "Moribito: Guardian of the Spirit" fans. The animated action series is returning on Cartoon Network's Adult Swim. Starting June 13th, the series will be aired at 1:30 ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Mystery author pens his novel on the walls of a house


February 25th, 2009 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 25 (ANI): A mystery author has done away with using pen and paper for writing his novel, and has instead decided to use the walls of a house for ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mystery of deep-sea fish with tubular eyes and transparent head solved


February 24th, 2009 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): Researchers at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute recently solved the half-century-old mystery of a deep-sea fish with tubular eyes and a transparent head.The object of study ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Abraham Lincoln haunts one of White House bedrooms, says book of kids” letters


February 3rd, 2009 - 7:03 pm ICT by ANI
Chicago, February 3 (ANI): A new book of childrens letters and illustrations, inspired by U.S. President Obamas election, suggests that Abraham Lincoln haunts one of the bedrooms in the White House. ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Coming soon: Winnie-the-Pooh sequel in 80 years


January 10th, 2009 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 10 (ANI): More than 80 years after the first adventure, AA Milne''s children''s classic The House at Pooh Corner is set to return to bookshelves.According to the Telegraph, The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Winnie-the-Pooh drawings fetch more than PS1.2m at auction


December 18th, 2008 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 18 (ANI): Original drawings featuring Winnie-The-Pooh and his friends sold for more than 1.2 million pounds at auction.The drawings were a collection from artist EH Shepard, a Royal Academy-trained ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Naomi Campbell and beaus public display of affection leaves crowd gagging


December 1st, 2008 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 1 (ANI): English supermodel Naomi Campbell and her Russian billionaire lover Vladimir Doronin left guests on the beach outside South Beach''s posh Setai hotel gagging with their public ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Germans may after all have a sense of humour!


October 6th, 2008 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 6 (ANI): The German, who are believed to lack a sense of humour, have challenged its age-old stereotype by opening a museum that celebrates the countrys sense of humour.Frankfurt-based ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Reading aloud to kids helps them develop oral language


July 26th, 2008 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 26 (ANI): Want to make sure that your kids learning process is best in the class? Well, then just read the chapters aloud to him or her, says a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Beatrix Potters Rabbits” Christmas Party fetches PS289,250 at auction


July 19th, 2008 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 19 (ANI): An unique watercolour illustration, depicting a group of rabbits enjoying Christmas party has sold for a record 289,250 pounds at an auction in London.The Rabbits'' Christmas Party ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Interactive books to make English easier for Uttar Pradesh beginners


July 1st, 2008 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 1 (IANS) Armed with specially designed interactive books, the Uttar Pradesh government is all set to introduce English as a subject from Class 1. "Come July 7 and over 40 ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Secret ingredient behind Brit authors ‘ratted’ book rat pee!


June 30th, 2008 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 30 (ANI): An award-winning author of children's books used rats urine to give a distinctive look to her new book on mouse.Emily Gravett, who has just won the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Physicists at loggerheads with publishers over Wikipedia ban


March 17th, 2008 - 3:02 pm ICT by admin
London, March 17 (ANI): A group of physicists are at loggerheads with a publisher because it has banned them from posting parts of their work to Wikipedia the online encylopedia, blogs ... Read more...

Posted in World |

French painter evokes Ray nostalgia with exhibition


March 6th, 2008 - 2:20 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata, March 6 (IANS) Two decades after film maestro and writer Satyajit Ray's novel "Fatikchand" was translated into French, the 17 illustrations of the book by Paris-based painter Maite Delteil are now ... Read more...

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