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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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Siddhartha Mukherjee, 19 others win Light of India awards


June 5th, 2012 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 5 (IANS) Siddhartha Mukherjee, the Pulitzer prize winning Indian-American writer of the "The Emperor of All Maladies", a biography of cancer, has won one of the Light ... Read more...

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Texting kills 5,000 people every year in the US


May 20th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 20 (IANS) Texting and talking on cell phones behind the wheel kills more than 5,000 people every year on US highways. Teen drivers seem to be especially susceptible ... Read more...

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2012 Pulitzer Prizes announced


April 17th, 2012 - 10:06 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 17 (IANS) The Philadelphia Inquirer Monday won the coveted public service Pulitzer, as the 96th annual Pulitzer Prizes were announced in New York's Columbia University.The Philadelphia Inquirer won ... Read more...

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Award-winning US reporter dies


February 18th, 2012 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 18 (IANS/EFE) Anthony Shadid, a Pulitzer Prize-winning foreign correspondent for The New York Times, died of an apparent asthma attack while covering the uprising in Syria, The ... Read more...

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Castro’s daughter wants Banderas to play her dad in film


January 15th, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 15 (IANS/EFE) The estranged daughter of Cuban leader Fidel Castro wants Hollywood actor Antonio Banderas to play her father in the upcoming biopic "Castro's Daughter".Alina Fernandez suggested ... Read more...

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Coming back to India was important:Pulitzer-winning Siddhartha Mukherjee


November 10th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Siddhartha Mukherjee, the Pulitzer prize winning writer of the "The Emperor of All Maladies", a biography of cancer, has returned home to connect to ... Read more...

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Theatre in India driven to desperate survival measures


October 21st, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Theatre, the oldest genre of performing arts in India, seems to be waging a losing battle against the silver screen, which is powered by more ... Read more...

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Pakistan reporter was not supposed to be killed: Report


September 30th, 2011 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 30 (IANS/AKI) Pakistani journalist Saleem Shahzad was probably killed by his country's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) spy agency, but the initial order was to rough him up ... Read more...

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Today is ‘Talk like a pirate day’


September 19th, 2011 - 10:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Sept 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Nowadays you get to wonder if there are any other days left on the calendar which hasn’t been set aside to mark a thing. If no ... Read more...

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Jude Law returns to Broadway


September 6th, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 6 (IANS) Actor Jude Law is set to return to Broadway with his new play "Anna Christie".The actor received appreciation for his performance in the Pulitzer ... Read more...

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Bruce Norris wins Pulitzer Prize for ‘Clybourne Park’


April 20th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
The work had recently won the Olivier prize for the best new play.The jury described Norris's play as "a powerful work whose memorable characters speak in witty and perceptive ways to ... Read more...

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No conclusive link between cell phone use, cancer: Pulitzer winner


April 20th, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 20 (IANS) Indian American cancer specialist, Siddhartha Mukherjee who won a 2011 Pulitzer Prize for his very first book, says there is no conclusive study linking the use ... Read more...

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Cancer typifies unmoored instability: Pulitzer winner


April 19th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Cancer is often described as a "modern" illness because its metaphors are so modern. It is a disease of overproduction, of fulminant growth tipped into ... Read more...

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Indian American Siddhartha Mukherjee bags Pulitzer


April 19th, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington/New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Indian American cancer specialist Siddhartha Mukherjee has bagged a Pulitzer prize for his book "The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer", bringing great ... Read more...

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Four Pulitzer winners who made India proud


April 19th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Four eminent and enterprising personalities of Indian origin have won the prestigious Pulitzer Prize. Here is a quick look at them.Gobind ... Read more...

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Los Angeles Times wins Pulitzer Prize


April 19th, 2011 - 4:21 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 19 (IANS) The Los Angeles Times newspaper Monday won a Pulitzer Prize for exposing a salary scandal that led to the indictment of eight people, Xinhua reported.The ... Read more...

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Robin Williams praised for ‘tame’ performance in Broadway debut


April 3rd, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 3 (ANI): Actor and comedian Robin Williams has been praised by critics for his "tame" performance in his Broadway debut at the official opening of Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad ... Read more...

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Maharashtra may ban controversial book on Gandhi


March 30th, 2011 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 29 (IANS) The Maharashtra government Tuesday indicated that it would take steps to ban "Great Soul - Mahatma Gandhi and his Struggles with India", penned by Pulitzer prize-winning ... Read more...

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Libya says it will release at least one New York Times journalist


March 18th, 2011 - 11:17 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- The son of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, Saif, on Friday said that one of the four missing New York Times journalists will soon be released, while the ... Read more...

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‘Even a partly successful US-Taliban negotiation will favour Afghan strategy’


February 19th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 19(ANI): Pulitzer Prize-winning American journalist Steve Coll believes that it is past time for the US to shift some of its capacity for risk-taking in the war off ... Read more...

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‘Rabbit Hole’ - Brilliant, restrained take on coping with loss (IANS Film Review)


February 19th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Satyen K. Bordoloi Film: "Rabbit Hole"; Director: John Cameron Mitchell; Cast: Nicole Kidman, Aaron Eckhart, Dianne Wiest, Miles Teller, Tammy Blanchard; Rating: ****One of the most difficult things in life ... Read more...

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Maya Anegelou receives the ‘Medal of Freedom’


February 16th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Feb 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) American autobiographer, Maya Anegelou received the highest civilian award in the U.S. in a ceremony in Washington.Born Marguerite Ann Johnson in Missouri, U.S in 1928, ... Read more...

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Nicole Kidman on life and new film ‘Rabbit Hole’


December 27th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 27 (ANI): Oscar winning actress Nicole Kidman, who made her producing debut in 'Rabbit Hole', has spoken candidly about the film, her family and being a mother.The Australian actress, ... Read more...

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Oprah Winfrey: ‘Ruined’ Gives Her Another Big Screen Opportunity!


December 11th, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Following these performances, Oprah again got busy with her chat show ‘The Oprah Winfrey Show’ and other ventures. Later, she lent her voice for 2006 film 'Charlotte’s Web', 2007 film 'Bee ... Read more...

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Robin Williams Debuts On Broadway With ‘Bengal Tiger At The Baghdad Zoo’


December 10th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
‘Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo’ was first played at the Center Theater Group in Los Angeles; the Center Theater Group also being the producers of the New York show. The ... Read more...

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Winfrey to play brothel madam


December 9th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 9 (IANS) Talk show queen Oprah Winfrey has been roped in to play a brothel madam in the big screen adaptation of Lynn Nottage's Pulitzer prize-winning book "Ruined".The novel ... Read more...

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Paula Deen Grand Marshal of Rose Parade, Jonathan Gold Horrified


October 28th, 2010 - 3:18 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After the announcement came from the ‘Tournament of Roses’ that television chef and southern cook Paula Deen would be this year’s Grand Marshal, Pulitzer Prize-winning food writer from ... Read more...

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Vanessa Redgrave & James Earl Jones ‘Driving Miss Daisy’ to Broadway


October 26th, 2010 - 2:38 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Vanessa Redgrave and James Earl Jones are all ready to star in Broadway’s premiere of ‘Driving Miss Daisy’, the Pulitzer Prize winning play which was made into an ... Read more...

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Vanessa Redgrave and James Earl Jones to star in the Broadway production of ‘Driving Miss Daisy’


October 26th, 2010 - 1:00 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actress Vanessa Redgrave is all set to star in the Broadway production of ‘Driving Miss Daisy’. The production would start its shows from today at the ... Read more...

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Sam Raimi To Direct Wizard Of Oz Prequel


October 7th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri The latest buzz doing the rounds in Hollywood is that Sam Raimi the noted director has been roped in for making a prequel to the famous 1939 film "The Wizard ... Read more...

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How an Indian journo’s story made Hollywood statement


July 19th, 2010 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) A reporter's despatch can make a serious Hollywood statement. And that was the case with Pulitzer prize-winning Indian journalist Geeta Anand, formerly associated with the ... Read more...

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Smiths to make Broadway debut together?


July 17th, 2010 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 17 (IANS) Hollywood couple Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith are reportedly in talks to make their Broadway debuts together, in a revival of American playwright Tennessee Williams' play ... Read more...

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The Diary Of Anne Frank, A Jewish Victim Of The Holocaust, Converted Into A Graphic Novel


July 11th, 2010 - 7:24 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 11, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Anne Frank was a Jewish teenager, who, like countless other Jews, was liquidated in a concentration camp administered by Nazi Germany during WW 2. ... Read more...

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Monroeville Celebrates The 50th Anniversary Of “To Kill A Mockingbird”


June 21st, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Monroeville, June 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) "To Kill a Mockingbird" which rolls into its 50th Anniversary shall witness a host of several different events being held all over the country.On July ... Read more...

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