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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......

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......

Good things from bad motives?

Today we use statistical methods for purposes as computing GDP & planning healthcare & education, but statistical methods originated with much darker motives, says Ajit BalakrishnanIf you ever......

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......

Why SRK favours smoking ban

Shah Rukh Khan seems to be one of the fewfilm personalities who favour the ban on smoking in films. And this despite him being a chain smoker."I feel it (the ban) would be hard to implement.......

The day art went up in smoke

When I read George Orwell's seminal 1984 and the concept of thoughtcrime -- musings for which the State can throw you in prison -- I shuddered. When I heard from a senior colleague how she had been......

Beatles' words best ever!

Lyrics of the Beatles song All you needis lovehavebeen voted as the greatest words ever inan Internetpoll, and will adorn the walls of the arrivalswalkway atLondon'sLuton airport.The poll was......

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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Q. Do you think winston Churchill had last laugh in giving India freedom?
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Q. A lie gets halfway around the ------before the truth has a chance to get its-------on. Winston Churchill.
Sarojini Mody:  A. Winston Churchill due to the impending loss of a very large land actually cried more

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Q. Do either of you dredge up resentments in arguments, and why have you struggled to let them go?
Farhaan:  A. why --------? Gala kharab hai? more

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Foot Notes | Russian feasts

The Yusupov Palace on the Moika river. Photo: Thinkstock. In the midst of winter and World War II, when British prime minister Winston Churchill... ...

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Will Karunanidhi pull DMK back from the brink?

In January 1991, a few weeks before his government was dismissed and sensing that Article 356 was going to be used against him, DMK President and... ...

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10 most interesting airports of the world

Some are placed precariously while others, if seen from a distance, may appear to be anything but a landing strip for aircraft. While airports... ...

http://www.outlooktraveller.com/article/10-most-interesting-airports-of-the-world-1005610
More Hits Than Misses

The price of greatness is responsibility." these words of Winston Churchill were in my mind when I, along with the whole nation, awaited the first... ...

http://www.businessworld.in/news/economy/india/more-hits-than-misses/1454891/page-1.html
NRI economist sets up Mahatma Gandhi statue trust in UK

London: A charity trust to raise about one million pounds for the statue of Mahatma Gandhi, to be installed at Parliament Square here next year,... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/news/nation/nri-economist-sets-up-mahatma-gandhi-statue-trust-in-uk_949594.html

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