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Norwegian killer mulls autobiography


August 22nd, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, Aug 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik is planning to write an autobiography, in which he would talk about at least two Norwegian organisations to which ... Read more...

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Untold stories, rare pictures in Dilip Kumar’s new biography


June 27th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 27 (IANS) Uday Tara Nayar has written Dilip Kumar's biography, set to be launched on the legendary actor's 90th birthday in December. The author says the two-part book ... Read more...

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Erotic novel puts Harry Potter in shade


June 19th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 19 (IANS) "Fifty Shades of Grey", an erotic novel about a relationship between a young female virgin and her rich older lover, has sold over 100,000 copies in ... Read more...

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Manto, a forgotten man in his Punjab village


May 9th, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Paproudi (Punjab), May 9 (IANS) Except for the Manto Yaadgari library, which too was set up only last year and has only two to three books by him, legendary writer ... Read more...

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Mary Kay Ash’s pink mansion up for sale


February 20th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Dallas, Feb 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Late cosmetic mogul Mary Kay Ash’s mansion in Dallas has been re-listed on the market. The pink mansion was initially listed on the market for $5.7 million ... Read more...

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Pakistan governance has been a failure: Fatima Bhutto


September 30th, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuiram, Sep 30 (IANS) The system of governance in Pakistan has been a failure but it is absurd to call the country a failed state, Karachi-based writer and columnist ... Read more...

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Inequalities of caste, power influence Indian society: Sociologist


August 20th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) The study of inequality in India has to be holistic and take into account the inequities arising from caste, imbalances in distribution of land, power ... Read more...

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After ‘A Suitable Boy’, Vikram Seth chases ‘A Suitable Girl’


January 24th, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Novelist Vikram Seth is chasing a new story, "A Suitable Girl", which is a sequel of his popular novel, "A Suitable Boy"." 'A Suitable Boy' ... Read more...

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Bob Dylan signs deal to write 6 more books


January 20th, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 20 (ANI): Great news for Bob Dylan fans. The legendary singer is putting pen to paper again.Dylan has reportedly signed a deal with his publisher Simon and Schuster to write ... Read more...

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Vivekananda movement grows in Nepal on 148th anniversary


January 11th, 2011 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Jan 11 (IANS) More than a century after his death, the electrifying ideology of 19th century Indian philosopher and social reformer Swami Vivekananda is gathering momentum in neighbouring Nepal ... Read more...

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Books to celebrate India’s spirituality


December 7th, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) India's ancient wisdom, culture and knowledge will be documented in Ananda, a new imprint of books on spirituality and heritage.Ananda was launched this week with three books ... Read more...

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Haryana now has a library policy


December 1st, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 1 (IANS) For the first time, a library policy has been formulated in Haryana for the proper management and organisation of the reading material among students, a senior official said ... Read more...

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Screenplays new literary genre in Kerala, says Mammootty


November 12th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 12 (IANS) Southern superstar Mammootty says screenplays are emerging as a literary genre in Kerala and he would like to see more exchange of ideas between Malayalam and Western scriptwriters."Screenplays ... Read more...

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Special gift for Obama: a spinning wheel


November 8th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) The spinning wheel made for a very special gift for US President Barack Obama, as he was a rare guest to receive a model of the ... Read more...

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Obama gifts King memorial stone piece to Rajghat


November 8th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Monday gifted a piece of stone - a Martin Luther King memorabilia - to the memorial of Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat, once ... Read more...

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Five things you didn’t know about Obama as President


October 4th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 4 (ANI): A new portrait of US President Barack Obama that has emerged collectively from three books on his presidency reveals less-known secrets of the Obama administration.Penned by three ... Read more...

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Danica Mckellar Gives Birth To Her Son Draco


September 11th, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
September 11, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Danica Mckellar, the former star who was seen in ‘The Wonder Years’ gave birth to a boy on Tuesday. She welcomed the birth ... Read more...

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Abu Jani-Sandeep Khosla Prepares To Celebrate 25 Years Of Partnership


July 31st, 2010 - 7:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 31, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Designer duo Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla, who specialize in reviving the ancient embroidery techniques like chikankari and zardozi, are planning a big bash to ... Read more...

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Daily 250 Letters For Lindsay Lohan In Jail


July 30th, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 30, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Hollwood actress and pop singer Lindsay Lohan is very busy in jail these days! No, she is not busy shooting there, the actress is busy ... Read more...

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Some Men Have Cheating Genes: Study


June 18th, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 18, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A new study has shown that some men have troubled relationships due to their cheating genes. This particular gene in some men is ... Read more...

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Miley Cyrus to shed clean-cut image with role in new movie ‘Wake’?


June 18th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 18 (ANI): 'Hannah Montana' star Miley Cyrus is reportedly in talks to star in new movie 'Wake' that will see her shedding her clean-cut image for good.Cyrus, 17, ... Read more...

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Biodiversity can be core competency for development: Kalam


June 5th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Saturday appealed to the central government to partner with public-private institutions to create national biodiversity zones across the nation to ensure all-round ... Read more...

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Twilight author Stephanie Meyer’s rags-to-riches story


June 4th, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 4 (ANI): With the release of the final chapter in Stephanie Meyer's vampire romances, the curtains will finally descend on her rags-to-riches saga.Her last book, The Short Second Life of ... Read more...

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Yoko Ono under fire over altered prints of John Lennon artworks


May 9th, 2010 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 9 (ANI): Yoko Ono has come under fire over significantly altered prints of artworks by her late husband John Lennon, which have been sold for millions of pounds.The former Beatle, ... Read more...

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Tori Spelling & Dean McDermott Renew Vows For 4th Anniversary


May 7th, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Well, folks, we can all put the rumors that Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott are splitting up to rest. Although these two have had to face ... Read more...

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A gift to Nitish Kumar from Obama!


February 5th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 5 (IANS) US Ambassador to India Timothy J. Roemer, who is on a two-day visit to Bihar, presented a gift hamper to Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, official sources ... Read more...

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Delhi’s ‘despicable’ neglect of schools for deaf


January 16th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Mayank Aggarwal New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) The Delhi government has come under heavy fire from the Central Information Commission (CIC) for failing to appoint teachers in its schools for hearing-impaired children ... Read more...

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Belle de Jour is actually British scientist Brooke Magnanti


November 17th, 2009 - 1:23 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Nov 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A British scientist Brooke Magnanti has finally broken free and revealed that she is Belle de Jour, the anonymous blogger whose accounts of life as a call ... Read more...

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Anonymous ex-call girl blogger revealed to be British scientist


November 15th, 2009 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 15 (IANS) The anonymous author of three bestselling autobiographical books on a student turning to prostitution - themselves the product of a notorious blog - has been revealed to be ... Read more...

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India a land of powerful stories: German author Roswitha Joshi (Interview With Image)


May 11th, 2009 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Having lived in India for 30 years, Delhi-based German author Roswitha Joshi believes it is a land of contrasts and powerful stories. As she pens ... Read more...

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Jumbo tales: first Malayalam book on elephants


May 3rd, 2009 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
Thrissur (Kerala), May 3 (IANS) One of Asia's foremost elephant experts Jacob Cheeran has completed his fourth book on elephants, the first in Malayalam on the subject, which he says highlights "lesser ... Read more...

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“The Real Housewives of New York City” to Hold Sale


March 11th, 2009 - 11:58 pm ICT by GD
Even as the housewives get ready for the second season of the hit reality TV show they are planning to launch their own lines of goods for their fans.Bethenny Frankel, the natural ... Read more...

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Teenager techie set for his fourth book release (With images)


February 12th, 2009 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) The twists and turns of dingy lanes in Old Delhi's Kasab Pura take you to a one-room rented accommodation where one of the country's youngest cyber wizards ... Read more...

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Did you know you can access your computer from anywhere?


February 1st, 2009 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Did you know that through the Internet you can access your computer from almost anywhere?Relatively few of us have taken advantage of facilities like Google Document, Zoho ... Read more...

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Poet Hali instilled patriotism through his writings: Ansari


November 23rd, 2008 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 23 (IANS) Remembering the eminent poet and social reformer Khwaja Altaf Hussain Hali Panipati, Vice President Hamid Ansari said Hali had made efforts to instil a feeling of nationalism in ... Read more...

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