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US science fiction writer Ray Bradbury dies


June 7th, 2012 - 6:25 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 7 (IANS) America's science fiction pioneer Ray Bradbury, whose works included "Fahrenheit 451" and " The Martian Chronicles," passed away Tuesday night. He was 91.A prolific author ... Read more...

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India celebrates - and debates - relevance of Charles Dickens


February 6th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) He gave us Uriah Heep in "David Copperfield", the Artful Dodger in "Oliver Twist", Ebenezer Scrooge in "The Christmas Carol"...characters who live on not ... Read more...

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Napoleon’s hair to be auctioned by Kiwi family


May 27th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, May 27 (ANI): Valuable relics of Napoleon Bonaparte, including a lock of his hair - believed to be taken from his deathbed - will be sold off at a New Zealand ... Read more...

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Steven Spielberg, Stephen King team up for ‘Under the Dome’


November 20th, 2009 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 20 (ANI): American film director Steven Spielberg and writer Stephen King have teamed up to develop a limited series based on King's just-released supernatural thriller "Under the Dome".DreamWorks TV ... Read more...

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EU leaders pick Belgian premier as their president (Lead)


November 20th, 2009 - 3:18 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Nov 20 (DPA) European Union leaders agreed to appoint Herman Van Rompuy, a relatively inexperienced prime minister from Belgium, as their first-ever full-time president. Heads of state and government attending an ... Read more...

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Maya Angelou Hospitalized Reports False


October 5th, 2009 - 7:05 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It has come to light that the celebrity gossip website of TMZ.com had been incorrect in their early Sunday morning report when they had stated that ... Read more...

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Maya Angelou Rushed To Hospital


October 4th, 2009 - 4:34 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A report on the celebrity gossip website of TMZ.com seems to suggest that the celebrated, Pulitzer Prize nominated author Maya Angelou has been taken to the ... Read more...

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Author Of “Angela’s Ashes” Frank McCourt Passes Away


July 20th, 2009 - 6:39 pm ICT by GD
A sad news has come in to light suddenly, that Frank McCourt, the much beloved author of the acclaimed "Angela's Ashes" has passed away at the age of 78. According to reports, ... Read more...

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ICC president pays tribute to Frindall


January 31st, 2009 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
Perth, Jan.31 (ANI): ICC President David Morgan today paid tribute to cricket statistician, scorer and author Bill Frindall, who passed away on Thursday, aged 69. The news of Bills passing has shocked ... Read more...

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Indian doctor in UK found guilty of dishonest plagiarism


June 20th, 2008 - 11:58 am ICT by ANI
London, June 20 (ANI): Psychiatrist and broadcaster Raj Persaud has been found guilty by the General Medical Council (GMC) of dishonestly plagiarising the work of colleagues in a manner that brought ... Read more...

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US paper claims Sri Chinmoy had a darker side than met the eye


November 14th, 2007 - 2:12 am ICT by admin
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