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India's Shakespearean love affair

When it comes to celebrating William Shakespeare, can India be far behind?At the recent celebrations marking the Bard's 400th death anniversary, India's High Commissioner to the United Kingdom......

'Diversity is our pride,' Modi tells British Indians at Wembley

Facing attacks back home over the issue of intolerance, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said India's diversity was the country's "strength and pride" and underlined the importance of......

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......

Big question from the Greece crisis: Do history and geography trump economics?

How did Greece, the country of Archimedes and Socrates and Plato and Pythagoras, come to such dire straits, asks Ajit Balakrishnan. Like any Indian schoolboy, or should I say any schoolboy......

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......

UK doc helped EPL footballers, England cricketer with dope

UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) said it was "deeply concerned and shocked" by a Sunday Times report in which a British doctor alleged he had prescribed banned performance-enhancing drugs to 150 sportsmen......

'We want Sachin, Rahul, Laxman in the BCCI'

'The BCCI believes that with great power comes greater responsibility.' 'We are conscious that the cricket world looks at us as "leaders." We will strive to lead responsibly.' Anurag Thakur, the......

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.......
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The Emma Press Publishes Science-themed Poetry Anthology for Children

GlobeNewswire 2016-09-29 Watcher of the Skies: Poems About Space and Aliens NEW YORK, Sept. 29, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Emma Press is?... ...

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Gen Z Film Critics Keeps Movie Reviewing Alive

From the Wires Sep. 29, 2016 09:45 AM NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - September 29, 2016) - The New York Film Critics Series® (NYFCS®), the... ...

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New Report Examines Values and Needs of Artists

Washington, DC —Addressing the needs of artists in a world of accelerating change is the focus of a new report launched by the National Endowment... ...

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China to get its own version of Shakespeare's hometown

Among the buildings considered for the recreation to pay tribute to playwright are The Royal Shakespeare Theatre and the 16th century house where... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/lifestyle/art-and-culture/china-plans-to-build-william-shakespeare-hometown-stratford-upon-avon-in-fuzhou-city3050868/
Etihad Airways Partners With London Fashion Week

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates and the Official Airline Sponsor of London Fashion Week, announced the extension... ...

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