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Norway killer’s dad wants to publish book about son


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 2 (IANS) Jens Breivik, father of mass murderer Anders Breivik who killed 77 people in Norway last year, plans to publish a book about his son, RIA Novosti ... Read more...

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‘Shikari’ - good attempt, despite flaws (Kannada Film Review)


April 1st, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Film: Shikari; Cast: Mammootty, Poonam Bajwa, Adithya, Mohan, Innocent, Neenasam Achyutha, Sharathi Lohithashwa, Sathish, Neenasam Aswath, Mathew, Sihi Kahi Chandru, and others; Producer: K. Manju; Story-Screenplay-Direction: Abhaya Simha; Cinematographer: Vikram Shrivastava; ... Read more...

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Previously unknown Mozart piece performed in Austria


March 24th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, March 24 (IANS) A newly-discovered piano composition written by Mozart, probably in his early teens, was performed Friday in the Austrian city of his birth, Salzburg, Austrian Press Agency ... Read more...

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Lost Charlotte Bronte story published for the first time


February 29th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 29 (IANS) A long-lost short story written by Charlotte Bronte for a married man with whom she had fallen in love was Wednesday published online for the first ... Read more...

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16th century Mumbai museum manuscript to be restored


January 19th, 2012 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 18 (IANS) A 16th century illustrated manuscript in a Mumbai museum will be restored with funds from Bank of America through its conservation project, officials said here Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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Mulligan denied permission to click ‘Gatsby’ manuscript


December 29th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 29 (IANS) Actress Carey Mulligan was left disappointed while researching her role in "The Great Gatsby" as authorities at one of the colleges refused to let her take ... Read more...

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Unknown Tagore notebook to go under hammer in New York


December 7th, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 7 (IANS) A previously unknown notebook belonging to India's Nobel Laureate and Bengali poet Rabindranath Tagore will be auctioned here next week, according to Sotheby's New York ... Read more...

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Manuscripts mission compiles 3 mn documents


September 30th, 2011 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 30 (IANS) The National Mission for Manuscripts has documented and prepared a digital database of three million manuscripts, an official said here Friday."In the past five years, we ... Read more...

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Johnny Depp gifts Robinson his ‘personal book’


September 25th, 2011 - 7:57 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 25 (IANS) Actor Johnny Depp handed over a poetry book from his personal collection to his "The Rum Diary" director Bruce Robinson.Depp showed off his collection ... Read more...

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Depp paints Keith Richards portrait


September 24th, 2011 - 6:58 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 24 (IANS) Actor Johnny Depp has painted a picture of Rolling Stones rocker Keith Richards surrounded by cigarette rolling papers.The 48-year-old has amassed a huge collection of ... Read more...

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Over 15.67 crore released for saving manuscripts


July 19th, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Over Rs.15.67 crore have been released this year for upgradation and maintenance of rare manuscripts at 98 resource and conservation centres across the country, the ... Read more...

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Jairam seeks manuscript on Orissa plants written in 1725


June 2nd, 2011 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 2 (IANS) Union Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh Thursday asked for help from the French envoy in India to get a digitised copy of a manuscript on plants in ... Read more...

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Sarah Palin ‘has a secret Facebook account’


February 23rd, 2011 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 23 (ANI): Sarah Palin has a secret Facebook account that she uses to publish comments on daughter Bristol's profile page, according to a new tell-all book.Even before its publication, ... Read more...

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Vinnie Jones wants comedy roles


January 25th, 2011 - 8:47 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 25 (IANS) Big screen hard man Vinnie Jones wants to move away from action roles and star in comedy movies.The "Swordfish" star who became an actor after enjoying a successful ... Read more...

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Bob Dylan’s handwritten lyrics fetch $422,500 at auction


December 12th, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 12 (ANI): Bob Dylan's handwritten lyrics for iconic 1960s anthem 'The Times They Are A-Changin' have been sold for 422,500 dollars at an auction.The two-page notebook manuscript, which was ... Read more...

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Anonymous buyer bids $500K for Star-Spangled Banner first edition


December 4th, 2010 - 11:32 am ICT by ANI
London, Dec 4 (ANI): An anonymous buyer bought the first edition of the "Star-Spangled Banner" poem, whose words were adopted for the US national anthem, for a whopping 506,500 dollars.According to Christie's ... Read more...

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Pentagon destroys 9,500 copies of a spy book


September 28th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Over 9,500 copies of a book have been destroyed by the US military after the books disclosed some military secrets. The book’s publisher, Macmillan received $47,000 to cover ... Read more...

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Obama pens children’s book


September 14th, 2010 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 14 (DPA) He may have the weight of the world on his shoulders, but Barack Obama still has time to jot down a few musings for younger citizens. The ... Read more...

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India to take historic show of Tagore art to Paris


September 5th, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) India will revisit a slice of history next year when it takes a specially curated show of paintings by Rabindranath Tagore to Paris after 81 years to ... Read more...

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Experts Examine Hidden Works Of Franz Kafka


July 20th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Zurich, July 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Safe deposit boxes consisting of one of the most prized literary secrets of the 20th century were examined by scholars on Monday when they got ... Read more...

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World’s oldest illustrated Christian manuscript found in Ethiopian monastery


July 6th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 6 (ANI): A coloured manuscript found in a remote Ethiopian monastery could be the oldest illustrated Christian work in the world, experts have claimed.The 1,600 year-old texts are named ... Read more...

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Mark Twain’s link with ‘filthy-minded, salacious’ secy revealed in memoirs


June 12th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 12 (ANI): Late American author and humorist Mark Twain has in his memoirs revealed about his obsession with his secretary, who he called as a "filthy-minded and salacious slut".The memoirs ... Read more...

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Oskar Schindler’s List Up For Sale


March 24th, 2010 - 7:41 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar New York, Mar 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Schindler's list, which reminds people of the Second World War is making headlines once again. According to the reports of the sources, a copy ... Read more...

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I don’t make music, I write: Biddu (Interview)


March 2nd, 2010 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Three years ago, Biddu, the musician who gave India the Bollywood cult number "Aap Jaisa Koi...", decided to swap his guitar for the pen ... Read more...

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Two parts of 1,300-year-old biblical manuscript reunited


February 27th, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 27 (ANI): Two parts of an ancient biblical manuscript, dating back to 1,300 years and separated across centuries and continents, have been reunited for the first time.According to a ... Read more...

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Casanova’s steamy memoirs given to a French library


February 19th, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Paris, Feb 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The memoirs of Casanova have been presented to the France’s national Library on Thursday. The title of the book is "The story of Jacques Casanova ... ... Read more...

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Casanova’s Steamy Memoirs To Be Available Online


February 19th, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Paris, Feb 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Giovanni Giacomo Casanova's own hand written manuscript will be soon displayed for public viewing in the French National Library. On Thursday Frederic Mitterand, the French ... Read more...

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Manuscript detailing Newton’s apple moment made public


January 18th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 18 (ANI): A manuscript revealing the original story of how Sir Isaac Newton was inspired by a falling apple to discover the law of gravity has now been made available ... Read more...

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Upcoming Twilight sequel’s script leaked online?


January 6th, 2010 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 6 (IANS) The script of the third instalment of the hit vampire series "Twilight" has reportedly been leaked on the Internet, sending fans into a frenzy. More than 100 pages of ... Read more...

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300-year-old gold-leaf Quran to be displayed at museum (Lead)


December 23rd, 2009 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Asit Srivastava Lucknow, Dec 23 (IANS) A 300-year-old ancestral 'Golden Quran', with its pages in the shape of gold leaves, the most prized possession of a Muslim family, may soon become the ... Read more...

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300-year-old ‘Sunheri Quran’ to glitter in museum


December 23rd, 2009 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Asit Srivastava Lucknow, Dec 23 (IANS) A 300-year-old ancestral 'Sunheri Quran' (Golden Quran), with its pages in the shape of golden leaves, the most prized possession of an Uttar Pradesh Muslim family, ... Read more...

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A newspaper in regional language of Kashmir, a draw among locals


November 29th, 2009 - 11:18 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Nov.29 (ANI): A newspaper in the regional language of Kashmir is gaining popularity among the local people and young scholars here, as it is being widely perceived to serve to the ... Read more...

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Sophia Stewart wins the Matrix copyright infringement case


November 11th, 2009 - 8:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sophia Stewart an African American who claimed to be the author of The Matrix will finally receive her just due from the copyright infringement of ... Read more...

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Byron’s personal letters on rivals, religion and romance sold for record price


October 30th, 2009 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 30 (ANI): A collection of Lord Byron's letters to a close friend- revealing a highly personal side of the poet, his romance, fury towards Christianity and rival literary figures-has been ... Read more...

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Palin memoir called “Going Rogue” due in November


September 29th, 2009 - 10:44 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sep 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Republican vice presidential candidate and Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin has already finished writing her memoir, which she has titled "Going Rogue: An American Life”, ... Read more...

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