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Cheers, Terry Pratchett, who christened me a dragon

'Pratchett's work mocked the very idea of literary limitations, going from police procedural in one book to Christmas adventure in the next, from vampires to football, from the birth of motion......

Are Sonia and Rahul insecure about Pranab Mukherjee?

Does Pranab Mukherjee want to be 'PM' by office, not just by initials? The very prospect, with memories of the Narasimha Rao years scarred into their memories, scares the Nehru-Gandhis, says T V R......

123 doesn't violate Hyde Act: Experts

Refuting criticism that fuel assurances and reprocessing right to India are inconsistent with the US's non-proliferation obligations and the Hyde Act, two reputed scholars have said the 123......

History classes shift focus in UK

Mahatma Gandhi, Britain's wartime prime minister Winston Churchill, Martin Luther King and Adolf Hitler have been cut from a list of key historical figures recommended for teaching under a radical......

Calculate your income in 10 minutes

'I'm spending a year dead for tax reasons.' This is what the tax noose made English writer Douglas Adams say. Many, like Adams, would do anything to escape the pain of taxes. While knowing the tax......

How do you control CEO rage?

Tom Adams, the chief executive officer of Rosetta Stone, the language software business, says he never blows up about big stuff, like aligning the objectives of an entire board of directors.......

The 400 richest Americans

The nine-figure fortune won't get you much mention these days, at least not on these pages. This year, for the first time, everyone in The Forbes 400 has at least $1 billion. The collective net......

Hitchhikers is worth the ride

Not everyone who hasn't devoured Douglas Adams' science fiction adventures and enjoyed their eccentric humour and crazy situations will easily embrace the movie adaptation ofThe Hitchhiker's Guide......

The Top 11 English Films of 2014

From Boyhood to The Grand Budapest Hotel, we've seen some brilliant cinema this year. The year 2014 saw many exceptional films, some of which have already dominated the critics’ awards cycle.......

American Hustle wins big at Golden Globes, 2014

The 71th Annual Golden Globe awards have been announced. There have been quite a few surprises and some expected nods. Here's a quick glance at the winners, listed in bold: BEST MOTION PICTURE......

Why Wolf Of Wall Street is an irresponsible film

Martin Scorsese's The Wolf Of Wall Street could set a bad precedent, feels Aseem Chhabra. Last weekend I watched Francis Ford Coppola's 1972 Oscar-winning masterpiece The Godfather at the Museum of......

12 Years A Slave, American Hustle lead Golden Globe 2013 nominations

The 71st Annual Golden Globe nominations have been announced. Here's a quick glance at 2013 hopefuls. The Golden Globe ceremony are set to take place on January 12, 2014 and will be seen in more......

Messi-Enrique conflict pushes Barcelona into crisis

Lionel Messi of FC Barcelona looks on. Photograph: David Ramos/Getty Images A bust up between Lionel Messi and coach Luis Enrique and the firing of sports director Andoni Zubizarreta in the......

Katich to lead Australia 'A' on India visit

The Australia 'A' team, led by left-hand batsman Simon Katich, will arrive in Bangalore on Friday. It will play two three-day games against its Indian counterparts, before participating in a......

England pile on runs then pick up early wicket

England picked up the crucial wicket of Justin Langer to reduce Australia to 28 for one after Paul Collingwood and Kevin Pietersen enabled the tourists to post a daunting total of 551-6 in the......

Statistical highlights, 2nd ODI

Statistical highlights from the second game of the Zimbabwe tri-series between India and New Zealand at the Queens Sports Club in Bulawayo on Friday.New Zealand beat India by 51 runs.JP Yadav was......

Twenty20 set to make India debut

Twenty20 cricket is all set to make its official debut in India.Come Friday, six teams would slug it out in the Unibic Twenty20 cricket championship for the Bradman Cup in Bangalore.The teamsare......
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The 14 seats most likely to go to UKIP in the May 2015 General Election

The UK Independence Party (UKIP) is hoping to build on its shock byelection victories in Clacton and Rochester & Strood by stealing more seats from... ...

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Franklin County Visitors Bureau Announces Harriet Lane Johnston Symposium in Mercersburg PA

The Franklin County Visitors Bureau invites the public to learn more about Harriet Lane Johnston, First Lady during the presidency of her uncle... ...

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Morningstar Announces Speakers, Agenda for 27th Annual Investment Conference, June 24-26

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Yahoo, Katie Couric Tweak the Recipe

By Keach Hagey And Douglas MacMillan On a recent afternoon at Yahoo's offices in New York, a camera-ready Katie Couric--silk blouse, pencil... ...

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10 Quick Reads You Must Grab On World Book Day If You Are Running Short Of Time

It is truly said that books are our true friends but I think they are more than just that. All book lovers indulge into the world of books and go... ...

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