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Gillian Anderson wants to be less busy

23rd Dec 15 | Entertainment News in 2016, but she has a lot of commitments to fulfill. Previous: Louis Tomlinson flies home for Christmas Next: Jennifer Lawrence on Bradley Cooper's 'sweaty butt' 'The X-Files' actress is ... TV3 Ireland, 1 month ago

7 facts about the new 'Louvre of Asia'

Since flinging open its doors in November 2015, it's become the go-to place for Southeast Asian art and Singaporean history. Ten years and $374 million in the making, the venue occupies buildings that once housed the city-state's Supreme Court and ...
 CNN6 days ago Killer restaurants and an intriguing time capsule compliment Asia's biggest art collection  CNN6 days ago Why you need to visit the 'Louvre of Asia'  Channel40006 days ago 7 reasons to visit the Singapore National Gallery  CNN6 days ago

Does anybody care for Kandy's Football?

By Hafiz Marikar The Kandy Association Football League (KAFL) is 90 years old. The football lovers who served as officials and players say today football is not what it was at one time. This is although football has roots in Kandy for over 150 ...
 Ceylon Today5 days ago

Modi open to DNA test on Netaji's ashes

'The extended Bose family is insisting that the Japanese government must release all the information they have on Bose' ashes.'It cannot be forgotten that Bose was in Japanese care when his 'death' occurred. Ultimately, it is the Japanese who hold the secret about what happened to him.'Rashme Sehgal reports. When Madhuri Bose, Subhas Chandra Bose's grand niece, called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on December 15, 2015, to present him a copy of her book The Bose Brothers and Indian ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

'They were determined to strangle Pakistan at birth'

'Patel was more in tune with the popular mood than Jawaharlal Nehru. While the principle that Hindus and Muslims should be able to live together remained central to Nehru's vision for India, the Sardar was less sentimental.' 'Nehru would angrily face down mobs himself, rushing from trouble spot to trouble spot. A veritable tent city, filled with Muslim refugees, sprouted on the lawns of his bungalow... Mountbatten feared Nehru's impulsiveness would get him killed, and assigned soldiers to watch ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

'Nehru was as much to blame as Jinnah for Partition'

'Nehru had multiple chances to make compromises, that would have preserved a united India, and he chose not to...' 'There was a particular mutual dislike between Nehru and Jinnah. Probably their personalities were so different... They were very similar in some ways. They were complete opposites in many other ways.' Nisid Hajari, who wrote Midnight's Furies: The Deadly Legacy of India's Partition -- which won the 2016 William E Colby Award January 27, 2016 -- speaks to Vaihayasi Pande ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

Perverse logic

Sir: When, on the eve of India's independence, Hindus and Muslims were slaughtering each other, Mahatma Gandhi remarked: If India makes violence her creed, I will not care to live in India. She will fail to evoke any pride in me. Violence breeds ...
 Daily Times2 weeks ago

'Netaji was the reason why the British left India'

Image: A visitor looks at a picture of Subhas Chandra Bose at a museum in Kolkata. Photograph: Rupak De Chowdhuri/Reuters 'The non-violent movement would not have brought freedom to the country, that had to be an armed struggle.' Chandra Kumar Bose is Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's grand nephew. After the Narendra Modi government declassified 100 files on Netaji, C K Bose joined the Bharatiya Janata Party, raising eyebrows why a descendant of Netaji, who was once a president of the Indian ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

Sinn Féin welcomes involvement of former IRA prisoners in election campaign

SINN FÉIN HAS said it welcomes the involvement of former IRA political prisoners who have embraced the peace process in its forthcoming general election campaign. The party today confirmed that Midlands North West MEP Matt Carthy will be its ...
 TheJournal.ie1 month ago
Irish Independent

The high-tech laboratory putting killers behind bars

This is the high-tech equipment that forensic experts use to put killers like Graham Dwyer behind bars. This is the high-tech equipment that forensic experts use to put killers like Graham Dwyer behind bars. Sophisticated robots that can extract DNA ...
 Irish Independent1 month ago
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