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Obama names Richard Verma as new US envoy to India

Rahul ‘Richard’ Verma has been nominated by United States President Barack Obama to be the new US ambassador to India, thus creating history in the annals of the Indian American......

Report to duty to help those in trouble: Kashmir issues new diktat to employees

In an attempt to display solidarity with its residents and help them in these dire times, the Jammu and Kashmir government has directed all its employees to report back to their duties immediately.......

SC seeks Centre's report on J-K floods

The Supreme Court on Friday said "a calamity and disaster" as huge as the one witnessed in Jammu and Kashmir floods "deserves national response" and asked the Centre to apprise it on Monday on the......

Globalisation, English and 'other' languages

U R Ananthamurthy on the importance of keeping alive our regional languages. As a writer in one of the regional languages of our country I have always been aware of the ambience of many languages......

Gwalior schoolboy, who tried to end life, was ragged: CBSE

The student of a Gwalior school who allegedly attempted suicide was ragged, the Central Board of Secondary Education has established and will issue a showcause notice to the institute. A......

You're a raja, not an interpreter

When Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee entered the Committee Room in North Block for the empowered group of ministers' meeting on fuel price hike on Monday, he found Communications Minister A Raja......

Aerocity hotels waiting to take off as red tape proves a hurdle

About Rs 12,000 crore (Rs 120 billion) are stuck in India’s first hotel district, Delhi’s Aerocity, because of red tape.  Originally planned for the 2010 Commonwealth Games, hotels......

GM top executives spared in internal report on safety failure

General Motors Co on Thursday issued a report detailing how for 11 years it turned a blind eye to an ignition-switch problem linked to at least 13 deaths but largely pinned the blame on what the......

Food items to weigh less in Wholesale Price Index rejig: Panel

Amid a debate over the consumer price index (CPI) becoming a target on inflation for the Reserve Bank of India (RBI)’s monetary policy, the incumbent inflation barometer — the wholesale......

Cyrus Mistry takes charge of Tata Motors

Following the sudden demise of Tata Motors’ Managing Director Karl Slym, the company on Thursday said, as an interim measure, a corporate steering committee (CSC) would provide oversight for......

No room for More at team hotel

Selection Committee Chairman Kiran More and his co-selectors V B Chandrasekhar and Bhupinder Singh Sr had to seek alternative accommodation in Margao on Saturday after being turned away from the......

Sports Shorts: Platini to keep luxury gift given by Brazil, make charity donation

UEFA chief Michel Platini. Photograph: Harold Cunningham/Getty Images for UEFA UEFA president Michel Platini has said he intends to ignore FIFA requests and not return a luxury watch valued at......

Sports Shorts: What happens when a goal celebration goes wrong

Coritiba forward Joel Tagueu, centre. Photograph Courtesy: Twitter Coritiba forward Joel Tagueu's goal celebration went spectacularly wrong when he jumped over an advertising hoarding and......

'Shehzad's advice to Dilshan was stupid'

Newly appointed Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief Shaharyar Khan criticised Ahmed Shehzad for offering religious advice to Sri Lankan player Tillakaratne Dilshan during an ODI last week, saying it......

Bold and bizarre from Dhoni: Some decisions clicked, most did not!

India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Photograph: Philip Brown/Reuters During his tenure as captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has gone from being extremely cautious to trying something fancy, hoping to......

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Q. serious question : movies based on fictions r never as good as the books they are based upon. I wonder whether it is possible for our film makers to do total justice to the novel in movie adaptation without disturbing d real essence. But without any doubt, it is a tough job. Toughest when you want to satisfy those who loved reading the original story. What do you feel on this?Two questions based on the same theme:a) Which is the best screen adaptation you have seen till now? Why??b) Which is the worst screen adaptation you have seen till now ?
Ankit Shivam:  A.  more

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ankit shivam
Q. serious question : movies based on fictions r never as good as the books they are based upon. I wonder whether it is possible for our film makers to do total justice to the novel in movie adaptation without disturbing d real essence. But without any doubt, it is a tough job. Toughest when you want to satisfy those who loved reading the original story. What do you feel on this?Two questions based on the same theme:a) Which is the best screen adaptation you have seen till now? Why??b) Which is the worst screen adaptation you have seen till now ?
Ankit Shivam:  A. Though you mentioned here just one feature in relation viz. `Movies based on fictions as the books that they are based upon`. What I would like to...... more

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Q. What is the difference between "abstract noun" & "collective noun" ?
Ankit Shivam:  A. Aconcrete noun names a person, place, or thing that can be perceived by one or more of thesenses (sight, hearing, taste, touch, smell). An abstract...... more

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Teacher arrested on sodomy charge in Delhi

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We can't afford to pay half our salaries as rent, say relocated labourers

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The HDBaseT Alliance, the cross-industry group tasked with promoting and advancing HDBaseT technology, and Barco announced today that Barco has... ...

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Grills Soon in Buses to Separate Men, Women

HYDERABAD: Chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao directed the officials to install grills in all buses to divide women and men in order to ensure... ...

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