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Britain’s favourite countryside poems stirs controversy

August 22nd, 2010 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 22 (IANS) A search for Britain's favourite poem on the countryside has stirred a controversy as it has left out literary icons like Shakespeare and Wordsworth. The National Trust has shortlisted ... Read more...

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Cambridge University to offer B&B to tourists for first time in 800-yr-old history

March 6th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 6(ANI): For the first time in its 800-year history, the Cambridge University, the second oldest university in UK and the fourth oldest in Europe, is opening its doors to the ... Read more...

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The butterfly effect: Winged beauties of Chandigarh (Letter from Chandigarh)

August 18th, 2009 - 10:19 am ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, Aug 18 (IANS) "I've watched you now a full half-hour/ self-poised upon that yellow flower/ and, little butterfly! indeed/ I know not if you sleep or feed...."These words from ... Read more...

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Girl with Husain’s brush and mature strokes (Weekly art column, Rainbow Palette, With Images)

June 26th, 2009 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Eleena Banik, a Kolkata-based contemporary artist is often dubbed the "girl with Husain's brush".Her world changed one day in 1998 when M.F. Husain came ... Read more...

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Kids spending hours on Internet rather than outdoor games ‘ill-prepared for adult life’

May 14th, 2009 - 11:28 am ICT by ANI
London, May 14 (ANI): British educationists are worried that children these days are not growing properly because they spend hours on the Internet rather than playing traditional outdoor games, which, by teaching ... Read more...

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Oh, where have all the sparrows gone? (Feature)

February 15th, 2009 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Feb 15 (IANS) William Wordsworth's "vision of delight", in his poem "The Sparrow's Nest", has almost gone missing from our lives as sparrows have long since stopped building nests in our ... Read more...

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Catherine Zeta-Jones tearful tribute to granny

August 22nd, 2008 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 22 (ANI): Catherine Zeta-Jones paid a tearful tribute to her late grandmother by reading a poem at her funeral.The actress flew from her home in Bermuda to join relatives ... Read more...

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Zeta Jones gets emotional at grandmother’s funeral

August 22nd, 2008 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 22 (IANS) Hollywood actress Catherine Zeta Jones got emotional at the funeral of her 91-year-old grandmother after whom she was named.Her grandmother Zeta was named after a famous copper ship ... Read more...

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What’s there in a name? Some embarrassment and debate

June 25th, 2008 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 25 (IANS) One can only speculate if poet William Wordsworth was proud of the name of the town he was born in: Cockermouth. An estate agent in Dorset certainly isn't ... Read more...

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