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Nobel Prize for Literature: Why Winston Churchill won

Let's take a look at some lesser known facts related to the distinguished authors who have won the Nobel Prize in literature... The maximum number of awards -- 26 -- have been won by authors......

Is this what my country has come to?

'We have,' says Anvar Alikhan, 'proved right Winston Churchill, when he warned in 1947 that 'Power will go to rascals, rogues, freebooters...'Illustration: Uttam Ghosh The best of times, the worst......

A fallen legend: Winston Churchill's dark side exposed

Madhusree Mukerjee's book on Winston Churchill bares his dark side, reports Arthur J Pais Could a man applauded for his courage in standing up to Adolf Hitler have had such contempt for another......

When Winston Churchill won the Nobel Prize in Literature

Peruvian author Mario Vargas Llosa has won the Nobel Prize for literature in 2010 Alfred Nobel, the man responsible for the prestigious awards that recognise excellence in various categories, had......

Winston Churchill owes Rs 13 to Bangalore Club

Former prime minister of Britain Winston Churchill has unfinished business at the Bangalore Club. A ledger entry, which is part of the Club World Book, which was released as part of the 125th......

Swatch gets Rs 1 crore wristwatch to India

Napoleon Bonaparte wore one, as did Queen Victoria and Winston Churchill. Now, Indians, too, can carve a piece of history for themselves, with the Swatch Group launching the Breguet brand of......

Hinduja group to turn UK's Old War Office building into a hotel

Image: UK's iconic Old War Office building. Photograph: Courtesy, ChrisO/Wikimedia Commons     The Hinduja Group, in partnership with a Spanish industrial company, has acquired UK's......

Ajit Balakrishnan: When I'm 64

Will you still need me, will you still feed me, when I'm 64?" sang the Beatles when they burst into the international music scene.   I was in my late teens when I first heard this......

'Indian elites are out of touch with the poor'

The disparity between the outlook of the rich and poor was greater in India than in any other emerging economy. Indians might want to be worried about this because this suggests that the rich are......

Should Narayana Murthy have come back to his 'other' family?

What is the fuss about Narayana Murthy returning to Infosys?After all, many leaders have thrived in similar situations. "The classic example is of Winston Churchill. He was a terrible politician......

Review: Garm Hava still fascinates

Garm Hava is a product of like-minded artistry and resourceful acumen that hasn't spared any effort to reserve its special place in movie history, says Sukanya Verma. In the words of Winston......

'I feel at home in India,' Attenborough said

'At the end of the interview, as he walked with us to the elevator, he looked at me and said, "Do you think it was my karma that I should have made this film?"' Arthur J Pais/Rediff.com recalls his......

Iron Maiden storms Mumbai

Veteran heavy metal band Iron Maiden left the MMRDA Grounds in Mumbai with a taste of hardcore live action on February 1. The first stop on their 'Somewhere Back in Time' World Tour 2008 saw......

Happy and glorious, London signs off in style

A celebration of British music, recognition of those who have contributed to the success of the Olympics Games and the resurrection of influential figures in British history were at the centre of a......

PHOTOS: Colourful party brings curtain down on Games

London said farewell to the Olympic Games on Sunday with a high-octane romp through British pop music, bringing the curtain down on more than two weeks of action at the end of which the United......

Roebuck not the only cricket writer to end his own life

Howsoever intelligent and mentally strong, man is said to be helpless against pressing and unavoidable circumstances. In other words, he becomes a poor victim of them and sometimes even thinks of......

Transfer mayhem underlines great English divide

English soccer's polarisation into a competition between a few clubs with massive transfer funds and the willingness to spend them whatever the wider economic picture was underlined again by......

Russia and Qatar to host 2018 and 2022 World Cups

Russia won the right to put on the 2018 World Cup and Qatar will stage the 2022 finals, both first-time hosts, FIFA president Sepp Blatter said on Thursday. FIFA's executive committee voted for the......

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Britain posts 41 million wills, including Princess Diana's

e 41 million British wills dating back to 1858, including those of Winston Churchill and Princess Diana, were made available in an online database... ...

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Secret of the Tomb Movie Review

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Book Review | When Books Went to War

Heartwarming war stories aren't easy to come by, especially if they insist on being entirely realistic about the hellishness of military life. But... ...

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Sri Lanka to observe 2014 National Safety Day tomorrow on tsunami anniversary

The iconic Tommy Gun held by Winston Churchill in the famous wartime picture, which had been missing for years, has been found.According to the ...

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