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Is Gulliver's Travels vulgar?

Alexander Pope's The Rape of the Lock was published in 1714.After more than 250 years of being acknowledged as a classic, a review conducted by the Punjab University in Lahore finds the title......

How India is a nation of cheats

Rajiv Malhotra’s plagiarism may not be as horrifying as impersonating an exam candidate in Indore -- but they’re both forms of cheating One of those uniquely Indian English terms,......

Top 10 world leaders who reap the power of hashtag

More than half of the world’s foreign ministers and their institutions are active on the social networking site. In short, Twitter has become an indispensable diplomatic networking and......

The Week that Was

Here's a look at the events that shaped the world last week. Image: Actor Amitabh Bachchan poses for a photograph after the unveiling of a statue of Mahatma Gandhi in Parliament Square, London,......

DON'T MISS: Top images from the week gone by

We bring you a collection of some of the best photographs taken this week by Reuters photographers.   Image: Members of the Swiss aerobatic team Patrouille Swiss fly in formation with a Swiss......

The Bhagwati-Sen Debate: An Epitaph

Only reforms that accelerate economic growth can generate the revenues to finance expenditure on social infrastructure for the poor, not the other way round, insists Jagdish Bhagwati. My......

Pop Art BMWs at Mumbai's Jehangir Art Gallery

Masterpieces can be very moving. But in this case, they literally can move. BMW, the German manufacturer of high-end automobiles, has created over the last 30 years, pieces of 'rolling art' by......

Oscars 2015: Eddie Redmayne, Jullianne Moore win

The 87th Annual Academy Awards have been announced. A quick glance at the winners, listed in bold: BEST PICTURE American Sniper  Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) Boyhood The......

Birdman, Boyhood, American Sniper sweep Oscar 2015 nominations

The 87th Annual Academy awards nominations were announced by directors JJ Abrams and Alfonso Cuarón as well as Chris Pine and Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs, at the......

Oscars 2014: Matthew McConaughey, Cate Blanchett win top awards

The 86th Annual Academy Awards have been announced. Here's a quick glance at the winners, listed in bold: Best Picture American HustleGravityTwelve Years A SlaveCaptain PhillipsDallas Buyers......

American Hustle, Gravity sweep Oscar 2014 nominations

While Steve McQueen's Twelve Years A Slave got five nominations in major categories, Alfonso Cuaron's gorgeously-shot Gravity and David O Russell's American Hustle swept the recently announced......

American Hustle wins big at Golden Globes, 2014

The 71th Annual Golden Globe awards have been announced. There have been quite a few surprises and some expected nods. Here's a quick glance at the winners, listed in bold: BEST MOTION PICTURE......
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'Game of Thrones' bags four awards; complete list of winners

Emmys 2015 predictions: Game of Thrones, House of Cards, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Emmy Awards 2015 kicked-off at the Microsoft Theater in Los... ...
Mother Teresa on $10 note? US presidential candidate says she should replace Alexander Hamilton

Mother Teresa was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1979. Nobel Peace Prize laureate Mother Teresa has been chosen by a prominent US Republican... ...
Historical dramas The Borgias, Rome

There's nothing quite as satisfying as a well-made historical drama - whether it's the sets, costumes, period flavor, the delicious feel of peeping... ...
Calling the Shots of His Success

Rohit Aggarwal Just like Alexander Pope, the celebrated English poet who once famously said, To err is human, to forgive, divine, Director of Lite... ...
The Obscene Mr Curll

The recent kerfuffle over pornography sends Endpapers back to the early 18th century, when Edmund Curll emerged as one of the most tireless... ...

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