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Drama, innocence & creativity on bookshelf (IANS Books this Week)


June 2nd, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) The bookshelf this week is pure innocence and drama - from children's cult writer Ruskin Bond to one of the greatest story-tellers of our times ... Read more...

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Explain delay in giving free school books to poor: Court (Lead)


April 13th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Expressing anguish over the government's failure to print and distribute free books to over 18 lakh poor students in state-run schools, the Delhi High Court ... Read more...

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Film ‘Panchvati’ introduced me to Buddhism: Deepti Naval


November 28th, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Actress Deepti Naval's association with Buddhism as an adult dates back to her movie "Panchvati", based on a short story by writer Kusum Ansal in ... Read more...

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A generation that wants to ‘know the Mahatma’


October 2nd, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) All that 19-year-old Azad Hussain knows about Mahatma Gandhi is what he has seen in Bollywood movies and read in school books. The Jammu ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Russia slaps censorship to save kids from harmful content


July 21st, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Call it the concern of the elderly for the young or the vestige of Communist era censorship, President Dmitry Medvedev has signed into law measures ... Read more...

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Supreme Court wants panel to vet Tamil Nadu school books (Lead)


June 14th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday directed an experts committee to be set up to look into the content of textbooks published by the Tamil Nadu government ... Read more...

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Apex court wants panel to examine Tamil Nadu school books


June 14th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday directed the setting up of an experts committee to look into the content of textbooks published by the Tamil Nadu government ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Slumdog Millionaire’s child star’s family home destroyed in huge fire


March 5th, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 5 (ANI): A child star of Oscar-winning movie 'Slumdog Millionaire' lost everything she had as her family home was destroyed in a huge fire in Mumbai.Rubina Ali, who played ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Winehouse’s earliest song lyrics found in a stash of dumped school books


December 28th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 28 (ANI): Amy Winehouse's first lines have been discovered in a stash of dumped schoolbooks.The books were found in rubbish on a North London street.They also include diary entries ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

British parents bribe kids to read


November 4th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 4 (IANS) More than half of parents in Britain admit they have to bribe their children to read with incentives such as permission to watch television and use computer, a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Nepal bans school book after Muslim outcry


June 21st, 2010 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 21 (IANS) The Nepal government Monday banned a school textbook after growing outcry by Muslims over an "objectionable" illustration depicting Prophet Mohammed as a woman-like figure and containing "erroneous interpretations" ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Scarlett Johansson, Johnny Vegas want goat for Christmas!


December 10th, 2009 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 10 (ANI): Scarlett Johansson and Johnny Vegas both want the same present this Christmas - a goat.The actress and the comedian were doing their bit to encourage people to choose ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Java blacksmith and family shocked to know they were saved by Obama’s mum


November 8th, 2009 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov.8 (ANI): In a remote corner of rural Java, a blacksmith and his family were astounded last week to learn that the American woman who helped save them from ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Australia announces aid to assist Delhi slum children


September 1st, 2009 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep.1 (ANI): Australia's Deputy Prime Minister Ms. Julia Gillard today visited the ASHA Community Health and Development Society and presented a cheque of INR 300,000 (AUD 7,500).The ASHA Society ... Read more...

Posted in National |

I love the attention, says ‘Balika Vadhu’ star


August 20th, 2009 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) Eleven-year-old Avika Gor became a household name ever since she started working in the popular series "Balika Vadhu" as child bride Anandi and says ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Schwarzenegger plans to terminate textbooks for eBooks


June 9th, 2009 - 11:27 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
Action movie star and California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger wants to make textbooks history in favor of digital formats.Trying to plug a budget hole of $24.3 billion, the star of the The ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Romanian Cirstea balances books and rackets in Paris (French Open diary)


June 2nd, 2009 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 2 (DPA) Romanian teenager Sorana Cristea probably won't have time this week to touch her high school books as she faces Australian Samantha Stosur in a French Open quarter-final. The 19-year-old ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Jessica Biel unhappy about dropping out of college


May 23rd, 2009 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 23 (ANI): She may be one of the most loved actresses today, but Jessica Biel has confessed that she still regrets dropping out of college to pursue an acting career.And ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Avika Gor successfully managing both her work and studies


April 7th, 2009 - 11:01 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The exams fever has started having its effects on the students. Especially the pressure of exams must be even greater for the students who are also acting in daily soaps. But ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

After row over schools, German seeks asylum in US


April 5th, 2009 - 9:00 am ICT by IANS
By Sophie von Puttkamer Washington, April 5 (DPA) Asylum seekers in the US normally come from places like Iran, Myanmar or Africa. But Uwe Romeike is an unusual case.The 37-year-old's home was in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Teachers in Madhya Pradesh sell textbooks as scrap, suspended


January 19th, 2009 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 19 (IANS) Two teachers have been suspended on the charge of selling as waste paper three quintal school textbooks that were meant to be distributed free of cost to students ... Read more...

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Let us be Realistic about relations with Pakistan (Part II)


December 12th, 2008 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
People who call the shots in the four main Pakistani provinces - Punjab, Sind, Balauchistan and NWFP are mostly Punjabis. They have managed this through the army of Pakistan, which has ... Read more...

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