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A Suitable Boy review: Mira Nair's marriage of the personal and the political is a patchy road to mild fulfilment
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A Suitable Boy review: Mira Nair's marriage of the personal and the political is a patchy road to mild fulfilment

Vikram Seth's 1993 book was both evocative and transportive. But Mira Nair's BBC adaptation gets only half the job done.

Little Women movie review: Greta Gerwig renders a soul-stirring portrait of the artist as a young woman
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Little Women movie review: Greta Gerwig renders a soul-stirring portrait of the artist as a young woman

Greta Gerwig updates Louisa May Scott's 19th century novel Little Women to present a universal conflict: our inability to be single, independent, and happy.

Professor Shonku O El Dorado movie review: Satyajit Ray's memorable scientist doesn't come to life in son's film
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Professor Shonku O El Dorado movie review: Satyajit Ray's memorable scientist doesn't come to life in son's film

Professor Shonku O El Dorado is as incalculable a loss as the usurping of the famed scientist’s greatest inventions.

Paul McCartney writes first stage musical; play will be an adaptation of It’s a Wonderful Life
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Paul McCartney writes first stage musical; play will be an adaptation of It’s a Wonderful Life

Paul McCartney is collaborating with Billy Elliot playwright Lee Hall and West End producer Bill Kenwright

Mira Nair to begin filming her adaptation of Vikram Seth's best-selling novel A Suitable Boy in September
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Mira Nair to begin filming her adaptation of Vikram Seth's best-selling novel A Suitable Boy in September

A large part of the ensemble cast for Mira Nair's A Suitable Boy is already in place and among the names Nair mentions are Tabu, Shefali Shah, Vivek Gomber, Rasika Dugal and Vivaan Shah.

A new study reveals that rural women have the resilience to cope with climate risks
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A new study reveals that rural women have the resilience to cope with climate risks

Women in high-risk zones, especially arid and semi-arid zones choose leaves and stem of many plants available throughout the year for food.

Nagaland to revive traditional rice varieties in wake of climate change
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Nagaland to revive traditional rice varieties in wake of climate change

The hilly state of Nagaland has initiated steps to revive traditional rice as well as millet varieties which over the years gave way to high yielding crop varieties for various reasons.

Himachal farmers start growing pomegranate and cabbage, as apple line recedes due to climate change
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Himachal farmers start growing pomegranate and cabbage, as apple line recedes due to climate change

Another major cause of apple production taking a hit is increased incidence of hailstorms during the flowering and fruit setting stages.

Throwback Thursday: From Sunset Boulevard to Adaptation, movies to watch during award season
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Throwback Thursday: From Sunset Boulevard to Adaptation, movies to watch during award season

If you are fascinated for Hollywood and its workings, here are some movies about the la la land, in our Throwback Thursday special

Anomalisa review: 'Being John Malkovich' writer Charlie Kaufman presents a fascinating, bizzare story
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Anomalisa review: 'Being John Malkovich' writer Charlie Kaufman presents a fascinating, bizzare story

Anomalisa answers pretty early on why Kaufman decided to try his hand at stop motion instead of doing a regular feature

Facebook partnership a boon for video technology firm Bidalgo
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Facebook partnership a boon for video technology firm Bidalgo

Facebook marketing partner Bidalgo targets a tripling in sales in 2015 as its new technology to automate the process of making personalised online video advertising benefits from Facebook's growing share of the video market.

Leonardo DiCaprio teams up with Warner Bros to develop screen adaptation of 'Akira'
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Leonardo DiCaprio teams up with Warner Bros to develop screen adaptation of 'Akira'

Executives At Warner Bros are teaming up with Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio and writer Marco Ramirez to resurrect the big screen adaptation of Japanese graphic novel Akira.

Jim Broadbent stars in Ritesh Batra's adaptation of Booker Prize winner, The Sense of an Ending
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Jim Broadbent stars in Ritesh Batra's adaptation of Booker Prize winner, The Sense of an Ending

Jim Broadbent is now going to star in The Lunchbox director Ritesh Batra's next drama titled Sense of an Ending.

Shabana Azmi joins British mini-series 'Capital'
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Shabana Azmi joins British mini-series 'Capital'

Veteran actress Shabana Azmi has joined the stellar cast of BBC One mini-series Capital, which is an adaptation of John Lanchester's critically acclaimed and bestselling novel of the same name.

'To Kill a Mockingbird' movie sequel? What the new Harper Lee book may mean
Life

'To Kill a Mockingbird' movie sequel? What the new Harper Lee book may mean

The movie version of "To Kill a Mockingbird" is the rare adaptation as beloved as its source material.

Critical Action: Indian Cos Adapt Global Solutions
Biztech

Critical Action: Indian Cos Adapt Global Solutions

Saurabh Sanghoee, Head of Global Services, Orange Business Services analyses the equation between enterprises, customers and technology; pointing out the need for adapting global solutions for Indian markets.

Stay Relevant, Stay Hungry: CIO Survival Lessons
Biztech

Stay Relevant, Stay Hungry: CIO Survival Lessons

Arun Gupta, CIO, CIPLA, shares lessons from his career on how CIOs can better adapt and demonstrate relevance to their organisations by contributing to core business outcomes.