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'Spiderman' scales world's tallest tower

Alain Robert, who is popularly known as the 'French Spiderman', has scaled the 2,716 feet-tall Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest tower in Dubai, in a record-clinching feat.The climb was held as......

'Spiderman' climbs 57 storeys for a cause

French "Spiderman", Alain Robert, was arrested on Monday after he scaled a 57-storey Sydney building, without ropes or a harness, to raise awareness about climate change.Robert, 48, popularly known......

In PHOTOS: Adventures of the French 'Spiderman'

A French daredevil has scaled Cuba's famous 27-stoeried Habana Libre Hotel on Monday without ropes or a safety net. Alain Robert succeeded in climbing to the top of the hotel in about half an......

Why Girish Karnad is wrong

Karnad's invective is not a fact based logical rebuttal of Naipaul's ideological variance. It lacks the grace or elements of an intellectual discourse, says Vivek Gumaste. Girish Karnad's vitriolic......

'Spider man' on New York Times building

In daring stunts, two men scaled the 52-storey New York Times building within a matter of hours in the presence of hundreds of on-lookers.The first man, Alain Robert, a Frenchman who has earned......

Rebuilding America's job machine

As staff at the College of Nanoscale Science & Engineering wait patiently in a conference room, a loud rumble shatters the silence. "Must be him," someone says. Alain E. Kaloyeros has just pulled......

Top wines for the holiday table

If you think navigating Aureole's famous glass and steel wine tower by mechanical hoists is tough, you should see the feat that Allison Cook -- one of five sommeliers at the showy Las Vegas......

Mumbai to host global mart meet

Hedge funds, which are proving to be a headache for stock market regulators across the world, will be the main topic of discussion at the four-day annual conference of the International......

Argo, Life of Pi win at Oscars 2013

The 85th Annual Academy Awards have been announced. Here's a quick glance at the winners, listed in bold: Best Picture Amour Argo Beasts of the Southern Wild Django Unchained Les......

Life Of Pi, Django Unchained bag Oscar nominations

The nominations for the 85th Academy Awards are out, and it has its fair share of surprises and expected nods. The nominations were announced by Emma Stone and Seth MacFarlene in Los Angeles. The......

Lincoln leads BAFTA 2013 nominees

Steven Spielberg's Lincoln dominates the 2013 nominations for the British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA). The American historical drama film earned 10 nominations including Best Film, Best Actor for......

Fabulous films coming up at a Mumbai theatre near you!

The Mumbai Film Festival-- held from October 18 to 25 -- aims to be less of a niche event and more a genuine melting-pot.First things first: whoever curated the line-up of the Mumbai Film Festival......

Oscars Winners at a Glance: The Artist wins 5 awards

The 84th Annual Academy Awards have been announced. Here's a quick glance at the winners, listed in bold:Best Picture The ArtistThe DescendantsExtremely Loud & Incredibly CloseThe HelpHugoMidnight......

Contador finds Armstrong in his way, again

Once again, Alberto Contador is the Tour de France favourite and, once again, Lance Armstrong stands in his way. Although Luxembourg's Andy Schleck seems to be his main challenger, Armstrong will......

From boys to men: The 2008 F1 season

For half a magical Sau Paulo minute, Felipe Massa was the 2008 Formula One World champion. He drove a flawless race to finish first, and the Brazilian was just getting used to the deafening,......

Massa wins Brazilian GP; Hamilton world champ

McLaren's Lewis Hamilton roared into the record books as Formula One's youngest champion on Sunday when he snatched the title in last lap drama at the Brazilian Grand Prix.The 23-year-old, needing......

Formula One statistics for Monaco Grand Prix

Some Formula One statistics ahead of Sunday's Monaco Grand Prix: WINSFelipe Massa's win in Turkey was Ferrari's fourth in a row this season and the Brazilian's third in succession at the Istanbul......

'Why is Alonso such a bad loser?'

The Formula 1 Championship battle has never been more alive, with Michael Schumacher and Fernando Alonso tied on points, and Michael barely ahead by the merit of winning seven races to Alonso's......
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Don Delillo, Billy Collins, And Katrina vanden Heuvel To Be Honored At Sixth Annual Norman Mailer Center Benefit Gala October 27, 2014 At The New York Public Library

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British Couple Walled Into French Home By 'Neighbours From Hell'

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Court-Appointed Receiver in US Reports Early Progress for All Shareholders in Publicly-Listed Chinese Reverse Merger Company Sino Clean Energy Inc

Robert W. Seiden, Esq., Court-appointed receiver (the Receiver) over Sino Clean Energy, Inc. (SCEI), has taken control over SCEI's wholly-owned... ...

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New York Film Festival to feature 30 movies, world premieres

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Thirty films, including the world premieres of director Paul Thomas Anderson's "Inherent Vice" and David Fincher's "Gone... ...

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