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India-born author Manil Suri wins 'Bad Sex in Fiction Award'

Indian-born author Manil Suri has bagged this year's Bad Sex in Fiction Award, a dubious distinction given annually by Britain's 'Literary Review'. A cosmic-themed threesome in his latest novel,......

Why Jairam Ramesh is upset with Harry Potter

Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh has blamed Hollywood's famous flick 'Harry Potter' for the dwindling number of wild owls in the country. Ramesh said the craze for 'Harry Potter' in India had......

Why Jairam Ramesh is upset with Harry Potter

Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh has blamed Hollywood's famous flick 'Harry Potter' for the dwindling number of wild owls in the country.Ramesh said the craze for 'Harry Potter' in India had led......

Freud on terrorists' mindset

How can you begin to fathom what is going through the mind of a man, who in the name of God and without warning sets out to blow himself up and as many of his fellow citizens as he can? It is hard......

Mumbai building in endangered list

Dalhousie Square in Kolkata, Watson's Hotel in Mumbai, Dhangkar Gompa in Himachal Pradesh and Guru Lhakhang and Sumda Chung Temples in Ladhakh are in the 100 most endangered sites 2006 list of the......

Why is Amazon betting big on self publishing in India?

US e-commerce company Amazon says it is betting highly on self-publishing in India. This was a medium termed ‘vanity publishing’ till now. However, says Amazon’s New York-based......

'People say I should join AAP and contest against Praful Patel'

'I will not bog down with the setbacks. I am going to republish the book. All the copyrights rest with me,' former executive director of Air India Jitendra Bhargava tells Tinesh Bhasin about Praful......

Who's to be blamed for Air India's plight?

There had been sufficient warnings on Air India's state but the government failed to take action, former executive director Jitender Bhargava said. What happened to Air India? How could an......

How self-made titans got their start

Capital is a constraint for many would-be entrepreneurs--or is it?Scan the Forbes list of the world's richest people and you'll come across moguls from startlingly humble origins. How did they get......

They built billion-dollar empires from scratch

While inheriting a billion dollars is still the easiest way to land on our list of the world's wealthiest, it certainly isn't the most common. Almost two-thirds of the world's 946 billionaires made......

Special: The A to Z of Harry Potter

In 1990, on a train trip from Manchester to London, a billion-dollar idea was conceived by a British woman of humble means, which would go on to make her one of the richest women in Great Britain.......

Conjuring millions out of thin air!

Harry Potter needs only his magic wand to conjure up a host of different spells. But his greatest trick? Making almost $1 billion appear out of thin air! The Dail Mail reports that the Harry Potter......

Winehouse rushed to hospital

Troubled singer Amy Winehouse was rushed to hospital following an adverse reaction to medication on Monday.The Rehab star was taken by an ambulance from her home to University College Hospital in......

Harry Potter magic hits bookstores

The wait is finally over for the fans of Harry Potter as the final instalment in the seven-book series of the tales of the boy wizard hit bookstores on Saturday and curiosity-stricken admirers......

10 million pounds to guard 7th Harry Potter book

A 10-million pounds security operation featuring an army of guards, satellite tracking systems and legal contracts has swung into action to prevent any leak of details of the seventh and final......

Exclusive: Sachin Tendulkar: A hundred reasons to smile

The attention Sachin Tendulkar receives goes beyond mere adulation and enters the world of veneration. Is any deity ever worshipped more, asks Mike Selvey, former English Test cricketer, now the......

Wisden set to launch Indian edition

Aiming to cater to the ever-growing Indian market, Cricket bible Wisden is set to launch a separate edition in India next year, focussing on all areas of the game from Tests to domestic cricket.......

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Q. what does Bloomsbury group signify?
Amitava Duttamajumdar:  A.  more

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Q. u trust anyone in the first meet
Amitava Duttamajumdar:  A. Within the first three seconds of a new encounter, you areevaluated even if it is just a glance. People appraise yourvisual and behavioral...... more

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Q. Flower seller Eliza Doolittle (Audrey Hepburn) in My Fair Lady (1964) sells flowers in which area of London?
Manav :  A. Eliza Doolittle (Audrey Hepburn) used to sell flowers at at Covent Garden. Covent Garden is a district in London, England, located in the...... more

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Q. how can i come out from depression
Nargis Bhambi:  A. "Our two minds .... One is an act of the emotionalmind, the other of the rational mind. In a very realsense we have two minds, one that thinks and...... more

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Q. is art a science?
Venu G:  A. "Our two minds .... One is an act of the emotional mind, theother of the rational mind. In a very real sense we have twominds, one that thinks and...... more

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  Web results for Bloomsbury
Ed Smith | Get a life

Id like to tell you a story about two cricketers preparing for a new season. It's a true story, and also a parable about success and failure.... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Opinion/JLQOrnJH1Wi9GanJS1pamI/Ed-Smith--Get-a-life.html
The Signature of All Things by Elizabeth Gilbert

By Nimi Vashi It is a fictional story about Alma Whittaker who through her life`s journey discovers answers to the most basic questions of life,... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/entertainment/bookworm/book-review/book-review-the-signature-of-all-things-by-elizabeth-gilbert_3347.htm
Travel with the cricket caravan

Let's face it, whether you have never been there or go there for every wedding-shopping — London is never out of fashion and is always in the top... ...

http://www.outlooktraveller.com/article/English-August-Travel-with-the-cricket-caravan-1005644
My Salinger Year

A mention of the late author JD Salinger evokes myriad reactions from people, given that there are ardent fans of his oeuvre. And over the years,... ...

http://www.mid-day.com/articles/my-salinger-year/15489197
'No country is yours or mine alone'

KOLKATA: That he has been married to Aparna Sen for 20 years is the last line about the author. The jacket sleeve starts by saying that Kalyan... ...

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