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With 400 scripts, Shimla’s Gaiety Theatre recreates the past (With Image)


July 31st, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 31 (IANS) It's modelled on London's Royal Albert Hall. Now, the British-era Gaiety Theatre, where Nobel laureate Rudyard Kipling and legendary actors Prithviraj Kapoor and Balraj Sahni ... Read more...

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Colonial India’s treasures live in a Delhi home


December 14th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) The grandeur of Mughal and colonial India lives in a spacious library-cum-gallery and a boutique shop at a home in a Delhi neighbourhood where antique ... Read more...

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Whither ‘Sher Khans’ of Madhya Pradesh?


March 29th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 29 (IANS) Rudyard Kipling's Sher Khan may have been inspired by the tigers that roamed the jungles of Madhya Pradesh. Yet the state has been left licking its ... Read more...

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Cricket blends with nation, Kashmir and art (IANS Books This Week)


February 10th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) The bookshelf this week combines a mix of facts and fiction. 1. Book: "Standing My Ground"; Written by Matthew Hayden; Published by Harper Collins; Priced at Rs.599. ... Read more...

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Thomas Hardy’s home to be opened in full to the public


December 29th, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 29 (ANI): The country home where late British novelist and poet Thomas Hardy wrote some of his best known works is set to be opened in full to the public ... Read more...

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Big B, John in Madhya Pradesh to save tigers (Lead)


December 12th, 2010 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 12 (IANS) Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan has taken time out of his busy schedule to visit the Pench National Park in Madhya Pradesh to participate in the Save Our ... Read more...

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Big B, John in Madhya Pradesh to save tigers


December 12th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 12 (IANS) Bollyood megastar Amitabh Bachchan has taken time out of his busy schedule to visit Pench National Park in Madhya Pradesh to participate in the Save Our Tigers ... Read more...

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Leslee Udwin plans triquel to ‘East is East’, ‘West is West’


November 23rd, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 23 (IANS) Leslee Udwin, British film producer of ‘East is East' and ‘West is West', might just prove poet Rudyard Kipling wrong.Leslee now plans to make ‘East is West', ... Read more...

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Study reveals why the leopard got its spots


October 20th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 20 (ANI): Scientists have claimed that Rudyard Kipling was right when he came up with an answer to - why leopards have rosette shaped markings but tigers have stripes.He suggested ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Osama replaces Kalighat myths in Bengal ‘pata chitra’


August 17th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The traditional 'pata chitras' of Bengal, a narrative folk art tradition genre dating back to the 7th century, are moving on with time. The lores ... Read more...

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Radcliffe To Play A German Soldier Next


June 26th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 26, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe is going to take on the avatar of a German soldier in his next film. He has been signed to ... Read more...

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After talks, Rajapaksa relax in Shimla (Lead) (With Images)


June 10th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Shimla, June 10 (IANS) "It is nice and homely to be in this town," said Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa's wife Shiranthi as she took a casual stroll through the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

It’s homely to be in Shimla, says Shiranthi Rajapaksa (With Images)


June 10th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Shimla, June 10 (IANS) "It is nice and homely to be in this town," said Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa's wife Shiranthi as she took a casual stroll through the ... Read more...

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Edinburgh to celebrate Connery’s 80th birthday


May 27th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 27 (ANI): The city of Edinburgh will celebrate the 80th birthday of native legend Sir Sean Connery.The city will screen Connery's 1975 movie 'The Man Who Would be King' ... Read more...

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Shimla to host film fest


May 24th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 24 (IANS) Shimla, fondly known as the queen of hills, will host a three-day film festival from Friday, an official statement said here Monday. During the festival, 14 award-winning films ... Read more...

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Century-old heritage theatre at Shimla a major tourist draw


May 18th, 2010 - 12:33 am ICT by ANI
By Hemant ChauhanShimla, May 17 (ANI): A larger number if domestic and foreign tourists are thronging the Over a century-old Gaiety Theatre at Shimla that has been thrown open recently.Built ... Read more...

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New, animated series of Jungle Book to hit British TV


April 19th, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 19 (ANI): Late British author Rudyard Kipling's 'The Jungle Book' is set to appear in a new animated series on children's channel CBBC.The BBC is set to screen a new ... Read more...

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Tourists, step into history at Shimla’s Gaiety Theatre (With Image)


April 19th, 2010 - 10:51 am ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Shimla, April 19 (IANS) The next time you go to Shimla, don't miss this 123-year-old landmark. Gaiety Theatre, which could earlier be visited only to watch plays, has been ... Read more...

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Send Nepal’s dancing bear Rubina to India: Rights activists


April 4th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 4 (IANS) For years, Rubina, the "dancing bear", wandered through Nepal's villages with her gypsy master, beaten, starved and her hair plucked out by superstitious villagers in the hope it ... Read more...

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Kipling’s Mumbai house to be turned into museum sans his name


January 30th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 30 (ANI): The house where Rudyard Kipling was born in India will soon be turned into a museum but will have no mention of the author.The foundation, restoring the Dean's ... Read more...

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Shimla’s civic centre among world’s endangered monuments


October 8th, 2009 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 8 (IANS) The century-old civic centre of Shimla, comprising imperial buildings that were once institutions of power when this hill town was the summer capital of British India, is among ... Read more...

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Russian ‘Mowgli’ could soon adapt to normal life: Doctors


May 28th, 2009 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chita (Russia), May 28 (RIA Novosti) The Russian girl who was 'raised' by dogs and cats amid squalor in the east Siberian city of Chita could soon adapt to a normal life, ... Read more...

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Classic kids’ books pip Harry Potter in Children’s Laureates’ favourites list


April 28th, 2009 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 28 (ANI): Classic children's books have beaten modern titles including the Harry Potter series to be named the best children's stories of all time.JK Rowling's best-selling series was overlooked in ... Read more...

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HASTENING THE HOLIDAYS, POGO LAUNCHES


April 8th, 2009 - 9:57 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
"THE JUNGLE BOOK' SERIES and NEW SEASON OF "CHHOTA BHEEM'New Delhi : April, 2009 - Setting the tone for the upcoming holiday season, POGO introduces captivating new series, of the classic ... Read more...

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Stage set again for Shimla’s Gaiety Theatre (With Image)


February 5th, 2009 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 5 (IANS) Time took its toll on the 120-year-old Gaiety Theatre where Nobel laureate Rudyard Kipling and legendary actors Prithviraj Kapoor and Balraj Sahni had once performed. Now, the curtains ... Read more...

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Timing, key behind successful studying


November 19th, 2008 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): Proper spacing of lessons can dramatically enhance learning, according to a group of researchers, who added that larger gaps between study sessions result in better recall of ... Read more...

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Can you figure out a smarter way of learning?


November 19th, 2008 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 19 (IANS) Do you aspire to excel in your studies, besides recalling dry and dreary facts more readily?If the answer is yes, then space your lessons well, but avoid cramming ... Read more...

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Lights, camera, action! India’s reel dreams get a global canvas


June 28th, 2008 - 6:50 am ICT by IANS
By Anik Basu It's a story that began 71 years ago, involving a 13-year-old mahout from Mysore in southern India. Sabu Dastagir, who rode an elephant belonging to the Maharaja of Mysore, was ... Read more...

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Law pushes man, child and bear into isolation


June 26th, 2008 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Keonjhar (Orissa), June 26 (IANS) Mowgli and Baloo the bear may have been the products of Rudyard Kipling's imagination. But this corner of eastern India is playing out its own version of ... Read more...

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Rudyard Kipling’s Allahabad bungalow in a shambles


June 8th, 2008 - 10:42 am ICT by IANS
By S. Neelam Allahabad, June 8 (IANS) A bungalow close to Allahabad University where Rudyard Kipling - the renowned author of such classics as "Kim" and "The Jungle Book" - lived for a ... Read more...

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The house that inspired Rudyard Kipling to write Kim up for sale


April 22nd, 2008 - 3:19 pm ICT by admin
London, April 22 (ANI): The Highland home where Rudyard Kipling wrote one of his most celebrated novels is up for sale for almost 500,000 pounds.The Old Manse in Creich, by Ardgay ... Read more...

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Kim Cattrall too sexy to play Radcliffe’s mom in My Boy Jack


April 10th, 2008 - 6:28 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 10 (ANI): Kim Cattrall almost missed out on playing Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe's mother in My Boy Jack - because she was too sexy to play Rudyard Kipling's ... Read more...

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Cattrall too sexy to play Radcliffe’s mom


April 10th, 2008 - 1:31 pm ICT by admin
London, April 10 (IANS) "Sex and the City" star Kim Cattrall almost missed out on playing "Harry Potter" star Daniel Radcliffe's mother in "My Boy Jack". Cattrall was considered too sexy to ... Read more...

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Rudyard Kipling’s birthplace in India to be turned into a museum


December 2nd, 2007 - 4:30 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 2 (ANI): Jungle book writer Rudyard Kipling's birthplace in the Indian city of Mumbai (Bombay) is being converted into an art museum.Maharashtra state government has set up a committee to ... Read more...

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Daniel Radcliffe ‘wrecked’ by strenuous TV drama workout scene


November 14th, 2007 - 8:16 am ICT by admin
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