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Jhumpa Lahiri's "The Lowland" among Time's top 10

Source: Celebrity Balla | Dec 5 2013, 12:36am CST | by IANS

Washington, Dec (IANS) Pulitzer Prize winning Indian-American author Jhumpa Lahiri's new novel, "The Lowland", set in Kolkata of the 1960s, has been listed fourth in Time magazine's top ten books of fiction in 2013.
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Jhumpa Lahiri loses out on US National Book Award

Source: Celebrity Balla | Nov 20 2013, 11:08pm CST | by IANS

Washington, Nov 21 (IANS) Pulitzer Prize winning Indian-American author Jhumpa Lahiri's new novel, "The Lowland" failed to win the 2013 US National Book Award in fiction losing out to author James McBride.
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Tom Hanks to bring Lucky Guy to London

Source: Celebrity Balla | May 17 2013, 5:28am CDT

Tom Hanks to bring Lucky Guy to London
Tom Hanks could bring 'Lucky Guy' to the London. The Oscar-winning star is currently discussing transferring the...
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Australian researcher discovers first artwork by early human
Sydney, Dec 4 (IANS) An Australian researcher has discovered what is believed to be the first artwork created by a human.
 
Oxford Dictionaries to add 1,000 new words
London, Dec 4 (IANS) 'Mamil' (middle-aged man in Lycra), 'silvertail' (a person who is socially prominent or who displays social aspirations) and 'crony capitalism' are among the 1,000 new words to be added to OxfordDictionaries.com, the free online dictionary, in its largest quarterly update so far.
 
 

Film critic Roger Ebert is dead

Source: Celebrity Balla | Apr 5 2013, 3:02am CDT

Film critic Roger Ebert is dead
Washington, April 5 (IANS/EFE) Film critic Roger Ebert died Thursday in Chicago after a long battle with cancer. He was 70.
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Sydney, Dec 4 (IANS) An Australian researcher has discovered what is believed to be the first artwork created by a human. The simple zigzag pattern found on a fossilized shell from the Indonesian island of Java has...
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Four more bodies recovered from sunken South Korean ship
Seoul, Dec 4 (IANS) Four more bodies were recovered Thursday from a sunken South Korean fishing ship in the Bering Sea, the foreign ministry here said. This increased the toll to 16, including six South Koreans and 10...
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Lesbian couple asked to desist in London restaurant
London, Dec 4 (IANS) A lesbian couple in a London restaurant was asked to desist by a staff member, who asked them to "stop what you are doing". Lydia Cawson, 29, said that she and her girlfriend were asked by a staff...
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Oxford Dictionaries to add 1,000 new words
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PM makes first appointment to High Court of Australia
Canberra, Dec 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Tony Abbott's government Thursday appointed former Victorian Supreme Court judge Geoffrey Nettle as the next Justice of the High Court of Australia. Attorney General George...
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18 suspected militants killed in Pakistan airstrikes
Islamabad, Dec 4 (IANS) At least 18 suspected militants were killed Thursday in airstrikes conducted by Pakistan Air Force fighter jets in North Waziristan. According to officials, the airstrikes were conducted in...
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