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India-born author Manil Suri wins 'Bad Sex in Fiction Award'

Indian-born author Manil Suri has bagged this year's Bad Sex in Fiction Award, a dubious distinction given annually by Britain's 'Literary Review'. A cosmic-themed threesome in his latest novel,......

Hilary Mantel wins 2012 Man Booker Prize

Novelist Hilary Mantel, author of 'Bring Up the Bodies', won the 2012 Man Booker Prize on Tuesday. This is her second book in her Thomas Cromwell trilogy. "You wait 20 years for a Booker Prize;......

Jeet Thayil on Man Booker shortlist

Indian writer an Jeet Thayil's first novel Narcopolis, described as a compelling tale of Mumbai's hazy world of opium addiction, has made it to the six-author shortlist for the Man Booker Prize......

Dr Khorana, Nobel laureate and one of science's immortals

Nobel laureate Dr Har Gobind Khorana, who passed into the ages last week, was a true pioneer, Suman Guha Mozumder reports. This is the first part of a series paying tribute to the Nobel......

After six decades, Dalai Lama to quit political role

The Dalai Lama, who had escaped to India as a young man, has been the torch bearer of the struggle for freedom of a small religious minority from the oppressive communist regime in China. He was......

Will Obama's banking proposals ever become law?

Domestic opposition weakens the prospect of Obama's proposals ever becoming law, says Dani Rodrik.When US President Barack Obama announced in late January his intention to seek tough new rules for......

Column: Bollywood's global market beckons

A WTO ruling opening up China to Hollywood should help Bollywood too, Sanjaya Baru.Bollywood is becoming big business, said the opening line of the lead story in the Business Standard last week.......

'Faster growth doesn't automatically ensure jobs'

Deep Joshi retired from the rural development NGO Professional Assistance for Development Action two years ago, but it took him nearly a month to find time for Lunch with BS.That wasn't because he......

Globalisation consensus? It is dead!

The world economy has seen globalisation collapse once already. The gold standard era-- with its free capital mobility and open trade-- came to an abrupt end in 1914 and could not be resuscitated......

Myanmar question: To be or not to be

The fervent debate over whether the Indian government should do business with Myanmar's military junta after its latest round of atrocities has subsumed a related issue. Over the past decade or so,......

10 Movies That Were Better Than 12 Years A Slave

If you thought 12 Years a Slave was the best movie of the year, you've probably not watched these films. Forget the Oscars. We’ve seen who won and we know why, but 2013 was a year of much......

Oscar 2014: Martin Scorsese and the men who shouldn't beat him

Martin Scorsese has come under tremendous flak for his drug-and-adrenalin-fuelled adaptation of Jordan Belfort’s The Wolf Of Wall Street. Does he have a shot at the Best Director Oscar this......

Will American Hustle win the Best Picture at Oscars?

American Hustle, 12 Years A Slave and Gravity are the strongest contenders to pick up the Best Picture at the Oscars 2014.  It’s that time of the year again, and I’ve already......

Will Leonardo DiCaprio break his Oscar jinx?

Leonardo DiCaprio has been nominated for four times in the Best Actor category at the Oscars but has never won it. Will he finally win it this year? It’s that time of the year again, and......

Decoding the Golden Globes 2013 nominations

The Golden Globes 2013 nominations is a spread so full, rich and varied it'd satisfy most cinematic gluttons, writes Raja Sen. It’s been a helluva year at the movies. From Martin Scorsese to......

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Q. whowon the booker prizein year 2009?
:  A. Author Hilary Mantel won the prize in 2009 for novel Wolf Hall published by Fourth Estate more

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Q. What is Affinity chromatography?
Vivek:  A. Affinity chromatography is a method of separating biochemical mixtures, based on a highly specific biological interaction such as that between...... more

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Maggie Wilson
Q. # Charles K. Kao, Willard S. Boyle and George E. Smith win the 2009 Nobel Prize in Physics for their work on optic fibers and charge-coupled devices (pictured). # Hilary Mantel\'s Wolf Hall wins the 2009 Man Booker Prize. # Elizabeth Blackburn, Carol W. Greider and Jack W. Szostak win the 2009 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for their discovery of how chromosomes are protected by telomeres and the enzyme telomerase. do you know this ?
Maggie Wilson:  A. It is common knowledge by now. more

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Q. 18. Who invented the titanica. william bullockb. Thomas Andrewsc. yao mingd. Barrach Obama
Radhakrishnan :  A. In 1904, Ambrose Fleming invented the diode and in 1907, Lee De Forest invented the triode, both of which were thermionic devices comprising glass...... more

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Q. Best Movie Of Oliver Platt ?
Srini:  A. Oliver James Platt (born January 12, 1960) is a Canadian film and television actor.Platt makes his decisions about accepting acting roles based on...... more

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Google multiplies the worth of the A M Turing 'Computer Science Award' to $1 million

RNA Research & Archives Google raises the value of Computer Science Prize to the mammoth worth of $1 Million. The AM Turning Award for... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/scitech/report-google-multiplies-the-worth-of-the-a-m-turing-computer-science-award-to-1-million-2036003
Google Boosts Turing Award Prize To $1 Million

There's no Nobel prize for computer science, but after a grant from Google, the top award in the field now just as lucrative. The Turing Award now... ...

http://techgig.com/tech-news/editors-pick/Google-Boosts-Turing-Award-Prize-To-1-Million-27073
Making it new with Moore

Comment · print · T T T+· T- TOPICS Our poet this week is Marianne Moore. She was born on 15th November, 1887. Her style of writing... ...

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Read my lips

The page with all the goodies Talk of the town Kareena Kapoor arrives with Manish Malhotra for an awards night in Mumbai Art front The Nobel... ...

http://www.punemirror.in/columns/talk-of-the-town/Read-my-lips/articleshow/45112793.cms

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