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UK: Salman Rushdie gets knighthood

India-born internationally acclaimed author Salman Rushdie was on Saturday awarded knighthood by Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, who also honoured 19 other non resident Indians in recognition of......

Jinnah House to be SAARC cultural hub

Jinnah House -- a palatial, seven-decade-old bungalow in Mumbai -- is to be resurrected into a new cultural hub for South Asian Association of Regional Cooperation, with a soft launch slated to......

Kathak school in US wins prestigious grant

A California-based Kathak school on Monday got a $120,000 grant from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation to help support the spread of the Indian classical dance form.Chhandam Chitresh Das......

Sterlite mining project in Niyamgiri is illegal: Panel

After one stop-work order on the Rs 54,000-crore (Rs 540 billion) Posco project, a four-member panel appointed by the Union ministry of environment and forests (MoEF) has dealt a body blow to yet......

USIBC launches new education initiative

Looking ahead to global economy of the future, the US-India Business Council (USIBC) has announced the launch of a new initiative aimed at strengthening institutional linkages between academia,......

Indian's work of art sold for Rs 16.75 cr!

If Anish Kapoor isn't written of by the Indian media, you can't really blame it because the 54-year-old, for all his celebrity status in the West - where his following is huge - has nothing to show......

He may have an answer to energy problems

Jim Gordon has a vision. It moves him so much that he abandoned his chair about an hour ago and paces the corridors and rooms of his Boston offices. He stops at a map of Cape Cod and taps his......

Why Aasif Mandvi learnt to 'patank'

'We would always come back from auditions and ask one other... did they ask you to patank?' says Indian-American actor Aasif Mandvi at the launch of his memoir, No Land's Man. 'My father moved......

The Bapsi Sidhwa-Deepa Mehta connection

Eight years after Deepa Mehta turned Bapsi Sidhwa's novel Cracking India into an acclaimed film called Fire, and a few weeks after Sidhwa published the novel Water based on Mehta's award-winning......

Hughes tragedy overshadows eventful year in cricket

A woman places flowers amongst other tributes next to a photograph of Phil Hughes outside the Adelaide Oval. Photograph: Morne de Klerk/Getty Images New Zealand's Corey Anderson took 36 balls to......

Choose your Dream Indian Team

Image: Kapil Dev. Photograph: Allsport UK Haresh Pandya picks his all-time best Indian Test team which is packed with some exciting stroke-players, a couple of heavy-scorers known to play......

Half-baked DRS far more dangerous than fixing: Latif

Former Pakistani Test captain Rashid Latif has slammed the Umpire Decision Review System (UDRS) as 'half-baked', saying that it is far more dangerous than even match-fixing and spot-fixing.......

Spot fixing threatens integrity of modern game

Any comfortable assumptions that world cricket has largely eradicated corruption after the shock of the Hansie Cronje match-fixing scandal are challenged in a disturbing new book investigating......

Indian Open granted Super Series status

Badminton in the country received a massive fillip on Saturday with Indian Open granted a Super Series status for a three-year period starting next year.So far a Grand Prix event, the tournament......

  People speak for arts council england

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Q. VS Naipaul - who is he
:  A. V. S. Naipaul was knighted in 1989. He was awarded the David Cohen British Literature Prize by the Arts Council of England in 1993 and won the Nobel Prize more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/vs-naipaul---who-is-he//answers/11306343

thyagarajan mahadevan
Q. full form of RCA?
Thyagarajan Mahadevan:  A. RCA (cat: Education) Royal College of ArtThe RCA is the world's only wholly postgraduate university institution of art and design - fine art,...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/full-form-of-rca/11306304/answers/2899679

  Web results for Arts Council England
Allegheny Trio Returns for a Performance with Guest Christina Carr, February 22

Comprised of cellist Jeffrey Schoyen, violinist Sachiho Murasugi and pianist Ernest Baretta, the trio is named for the Allegheny River, which flows... ...

http://www.webnewswire.com/node/3634184
Moving performances

Golden Horde Storytellers is a UK-based group of four trained actors partial to a good-old tale. One of the founding members, Sarah Rundle , will... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Leisure/xVlfvC2qIPbjUVQE0s3qON/Moving-performances.html
The flex factor

By Duane Fonseca Ajmal undergoes biomechanics process in Chennai; Saqlain confident the spinner will come out clean. Pakistan spin great Saqlain... ...

http://www.mumbaimirror.com/sport/cricket/The-flex-factor/articleshow/46007321.cms
UT Arlington appoints National Academy of Engineering member to launch materials and structures institute

From the Wires Jan. 23, 2015 12:18 PM ARLINGTON, Texas , Jan. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Dr. Kenneth Reifsnider , an... ...

http://in.sys-con.com/node/3283920
British Council Organises the UK-India Career Summit in Mumbai

/PRNewswire/ -- First-of-its-kind Job Fair Being Organised by the British Council for Returning UK Graduates on 29 January 2015 The British... ...

http://www.prnewswire.co.in/news-releases/british-council-organises-the-uk-india-career-summit-in-mumbai-289557491.html

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