Patna: In perhaps a change of tack, Maoists in Bihar are distributing books, notebooks, pens and pencils to the children of the poorest of poor in a bid to win over the confidence and sympathy of
Mumbai: Superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who is basking in the glory of his team Kolkata Knight Riders victory in IPL 7, has begun reading books on Gautam Buddha`s life to help him stay calm.
London: Pop star Cheryl Cole does not read books because she gets bored of them easily. The 30-year-old singer admits of having a short attention span and struggles to make it the end of novels,
Srinagar: Union Minister Farooq Abdullah Tuesday said that controversial books coming out in the time of elections were aimed at "spoiling" the chances of the UPA in the ongoing Lok Sabha polls
Washington: Toys, stuffed animals and books may spread two common bacteria that cause cold, ear infections and strep throat - even after the items have been cleaned, a new study has warned.
Patna: The Patna police today seized pirated books of National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) and those of famous writers and arrested six persons in connection with the
Los Angeles: Actress Jennifer Garner says her family enjoys nothing more than sitting down together with a good book.
The ‘Butter’ actress has daughters Violet, seven, and Seraphina, four, and 14
Kochi: Well known Malayalam film director Adoor Gopalakrishnan and noted writer Sethu have urged the government to lend financial support to the Kochi Muziris Biennale, which has given a global
Mumbai: In between her hectic work and shooting schedules, there`s one passion Priyanka Chopra always finds time for - books.
"Bookstores make me happy. Can spend the whole day just feeling like
New Delhi: India`s leading Islamic seminary Darululoom-Deoband will soon sell English and Hindi translations of its Urdu publications, its officials said Tuesday.
The seminary management
Kolkata: Shashi Tharoor, diplomat-turned- politician had suffered a setback early in his political career, but he is back doing what he does best - penning books and delivering lectures - to
Kabul: Muslim holy books that were burned in a pile of garbage at a US military base in Afghanistan had been removed from a library at a nearby detention center because they contained extremist
Berlin: Berlin`s Central and Regional Library says it will return books the Nazis stole from the Social Democratic Party, including an English-language copy of the Communist Manifesto.
Washington: Rupert Grint has revealed that he would be surprised if JK Rowling makes her mind to write down another edition of ‘Harry Potter’.
However Grint, who plays the titular hero’s best
Washington: A new study has uncovered gender bias in children`s books with male characters, including male animals, leading the fictional pack.
The findings of Florida State University
Berlin: Recently rediscovered books
plundered by the Nazis more than six decades ago were returned
to Berlin`s Jewish community on Wednesday in a ceremony at the city`s
London: David Arquette has revealed that he has been reading self-help books to repair his broken relationship with estranged wife Courteney Cox.The Hollywood couple announced their split back in
New Delhi: A Delhi court has restrained the
Indian Certificate of Secondary Education Board from using
"objectionable" words like "militant, radicals and extremists"
in History and Civic text
New York: A large number of books from
former US President Thomas Jefferson`s private collection have
been discovered, more than 180 years after his heirs sold them
off at an auction to pay off
New Delhi: If he were playing a cabbie, he would probably hang around with one. But British actor Colin Firth says since one can`t quite hang around with kings, he chose to rely on archival
Mumbai: About 12,500 copies of books on and
by Mahatma Gandhi, worth Rs 3.6 lakh, were sold within six
days at an exhibition in Mumbai. According to the organizers,
Srinagar: In a bid to upgrade Jammu and
Kashmir libraries, University of Kashmir will soon start
digitising eight million pages of various books.
"In the first phase, eight million pages
London: Actor Daniel Radcliffe, who plays boy wizard Harry Potter in the hit franchise, says he has been told by author JK Rowling that there won`t be any more ‘Harry Potter’ books.
Los Angeles: A unique 14th century book that combines all the tales of King Arthur`s legendary court in one manuscript, illustrated throughout with dazzling hand-painted pictures, is expected to
London: "I`ll be back" has been Arnold Schwarzenegger`s catch-phrase for more than 25 years.And next week, when Californians elect a new governor, it will be just two months until the movie action
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