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Kannada author in Man Booker Prize shortlist

Kannada author UR Ananthamurthy has been shortlisted among 10 other authors for the international Man Booker Prize for fiction. Ananthamurthy, 80, is the only Indian among to have made it to the......

Indian splurge kicks up a storm in Britain

India has been slammed by British taxpayers, who have been providing a financial aid to the country, after it emerged that the nation is set to spend over 1 billion pounds on three warships.......

UK MPs fume after India announces Mars mission

British lawmakers are angry with the David Cameron-led government despite it making it clear that their aid is not used to fund India's space programme but is earmarked for specific purposes like......

British Queen's husband undergoes heart surgery

Prince Philip, 90-year-old husband of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, has undergone a successful heart surgery for a blocked coronary artery after being rushed to hospital with chest pain. The Duke......

Afghan elections a blow to Taliban: Experts

The large turnout of voters in the Afghan presidential elections despite threats from militant groups is a blow to Taliban, eminent South Asian experts have said. "The holding of the election is a......

Logo quiz: Can you recognise these brands?

  Worker Ronald Little poses with a finished Rolls-Royce mascot the "Spirit of Ecstasy". Photograph: Stefan Wermuth/Reuters     Think you know your companies’ well? Here......

Logo quiz: Can you recognise these brands?

Think you know your companies well? Here are 15 logos, some very common. Can you crack it?   This belongs to a British Bank and financial services company. A. Lloyds Banking B. Royal Bank......

UK defends multi-million pound aid to India

Britain defended its multi-million pound aid to India, amid demands by ruling Conservative party MPs and others to end it, saying "now is not the time to quit".International aid is among few areas......

Al Gore's amazing $100 million makeover!

Al Gore is a funny guy. And, for his $175,000 speaking fee, he tells this story: after leaving the White House and heading back to Tennessee sans motorcade -- "in a rented Ford Taurus," he sniffs......

303 companies delisted from BSE

As many as 303 companies have been delisted from the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) in the last financial year (April 2003-March 2004).Most of these companies were delisted from the exchange for......

Golden Globes 2014: Leave it to the Wolf

Raja Sen looks back at all the 'genuinely thrilling' films and artists that were honoured at the 71st Golden Globes.   In a year where his brazen braggadocio is being hailed by every......

Oscars Winners at a Glance: The Artist wins 5 awards

The 84th Annual Academy Awards have been announced. Here's a quick glance at the winners, listed in bold:Best Picture The ArtistThe DescendantsExtremely Loud & Incredibly CloseThe HelpHugoMidnight......

BAFTA announces 2012 nominees

Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe joined Great Expectations actress Holliday Granger as the young actors announcedthe 2012 British Academy of Film and Television Awards (BAFTA) nominations this......

Grease song is best-selling duet of all time

Get your lowdown on what's happening in Hollywood, right here! You're The One That I Want -- sung by Grease stars Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta -- has been named the......

Raja Sen's Oscar predictions

Oscar Predictions 2009The 81st Annual Academy Awards, if trends are anything to go by, seem to be more or less on the same page with me this season, which is a peculiar feeling indeed since I'm......

West Indies keeper Ramdin banned for two matches

West Indies wicketkeeper Denesh Ramdin has been banned for two One-day Internationals for "conduct that is contrary to the spirit of the game", the International Cricket Council (ICC) said on......

Lewis named new Wimbledon chief

Richard Lewis, the former British Davis Cup player, was named as chief executive of the All England Club at Wimbledon. The 57-year-old, who is also chairman of Sport England and the Rugby Football......

Indian challenge ends in qualifying

The Indian challenge ended in the qualifying event of the Chennai Open ATP tournament on Saturday with all the four contenders biting the dust.Sriram Balaji Naryaswamy was the lone Indian to put up......

Nalbandian tumbles out of Toronto Masters

Third seed Argentine David Nalbandian went out of the Toronto Masters in the first round on Monday when he was beaten 6-1, 6-2 by grey-haired Italian Davide Sanguinetti. The burly Nalbandian was......

Mankad wins Manchester ITF Challenger

Harsh Mankad served notice to the Indian Davis Cup team selectors when he won the US $25,000 ITF tournament in Manchester to register his maiden victory in a Challenger event.Mankad pulled off a......

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Q. In which country was the film The Bridge ON River Kwai set ?
Lost Singh:  A. The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957), the memorable, epic World War II adventure/action, anti-war drama, was the first of director David Lean's...... more

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Uber's fight of California data-sharing rule highlights its bumpy road

An Uber app is seen on an iPhone in Beverly Hills, California, December 19, 2013. … Editors' Picks By Toby Davis LONDON (Reuters) -... ...

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Global Enterprise Wins For blur Group

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The Economist Events Announces Sixth Annual Buttonwood Gathering on February 10th 2015 in New York City

NEW YORK , Dec. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Economist Events announced today that it will hold its sixth annual Buttonwood Gathering on February... ...

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National Academy of Inventors Names 170 New Fellows

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NYMEX-U.S. crude holds near 5-year low below $56/bbl

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