Everything you need to know about Writer's Building: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Writer's Building: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Dubai, June 17(ANI): Dubai, which is the home to the tallest building, also has the "most sustainable" commercial building in the world- The Change Initiative (TCI).
Chennai, June 15 (IANS) Popular Tamil actor, writer and director R. Manivannan died here Saturday following a cardiac arrest, said a family friend. He was 58.
Los Angeles, June 13 (IANS) Scientists in the US have engineered a virus that inserts genes into the eyes as a way of restoring sight in those afflicted by diseases that cause blinding, a new study says.
Mumbai, June 12 (IANS) Writing for television shows is like "having a dish that should not get cold ever", says writer-director S. Manasvi and adds that TV shows do not follow any writing pattern.
Mumbai, June 10 (IANS) Filmmaker Umesh Shukla has roped in actor Paresh Rawal to step into Om Prakash's shoes for the new version of the cult classic "Chupke Chupke".
Bangalore, June 7 (IANS) The Federation of Obstetric & Gynaecological Societies of India Friday resolved to focus on the wellbeing of women to build a healthy generation with better healthcare services.
Washington, June 5 (IANS) A building has collapsed in the city of Philadelphia, with up to 10 people believed to be trapped under the rubble, Xinhua reported quoting the US media.
Washington, June 5 (IANS) A building collapsed in Philadelphia, with several people believed to be buried inside, Xinhua reported Wednesday.
London, June 5 (IANS) Celebrity designer Victoria Beckham was crowned Woman Of The Decade at the Glamour Women Of The Year Awards.
Wellington, June 5 (ANI): Victoria Beckham has been named "woman of the decade" at London's Glamour Woman Of The Year Awards.
Moscow, May 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US plans to collaborate with Russia on missile issues and Afghanistan, but not planetary defence from space threats, a US diplomat said.
Gangtok, May 24 (ANI): Bamboo handicrafts are not just an integral part of Sikkim's cultural matrix, but also contribute significantly to the state's economy.
Washington, May 24 (IANS) Making a shift from a boundless "global war on terror", US President Barack Obama Thursday announced a new counter-terrorism policy narrowing the use of drones that has put it at odds with key allies like Pakistan.
Panaji, May 23 (IANS) Aiming to position Goa as a leader in green practices in construction, manufacturing and hospitality industry, a CII conference on eco-friendly practices will be held later this month, organisers said Thursday.
Los Angeles, May 23 (IANS) Actress Gwyneth Paltrow reportedly earned $2 million for the campaign of Hugo Boss's latest scent - Boss Jour Pour Femme.
Washington, May 22 (ANI): A class of pharmaceuticals can both prevent and treat Alzheimer's disease in mice, researchers at USC have found.
New Delhi, May 21 (ANI): In an exclusive interaction with a group of CII CEOs , President Karzai called for Indian Investment in prominent sectors including Healthcare, Agri business, Telecom and Capacity Building.
London, May 16 (ANI): Walmart has planned to conduct safety investigations at its Bangladesh factories by its own and not join accord with other retailers.
Washington, May 16 (ANI): Scientists have demonstrated for the first time that female mosquitoes infected with malaria parasites are significantly more attracted to human odour than uninfected mosquitoes.
Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) Writer-lyricist Javed Akhtar is really looking forward to Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's "Bhaag Milkha Bhaag" that features his son, actor-filmmaker Farhan Akhtar in the lead role.
London, May 10 (ANI): Gwyneth Paltrow has angered her neighbours in Los Angeles after allegedly erecting a towering gate at the entrance of their mansion.
Washington, May 10 (ANI): Gwyneth Paltrow has slammed the Met Gala, declaring that she won't be attending it again.
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday will hear a PIL challenging the implementation of University of Delhi's proposed four-year under-graduate programme with multiple degrees in its present form.
Sydney, May 7 (ANI): Google's Wharf 7 office in Sydney has stated that their building control system, which monitors the building's mechanical and electrical equipment, has been hacked by two IT security researchers.
Washington, May 3 (ANI): Gwyneth Paltrow is keen to host her own talk show.
Washington, May 2 (ANI): Digital cameras with designs that mimic those of ocular systems found in dragonflies, bees, praying mantises and other insects have been created.
Delhi government has launched an ambitious Delhi Swavlamban Scheme to provide pension to the workers after their retirement. The Scheme was announced by the Chief Minister in her budget speech. It conveys government?s concern about the old age of workers as it recognizes the critical role played by the workers in the un-organized and informal sector to make the lives of other comfortable and leisurely.
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) A black and white scene from Satyajit Ray's iconic 1955 film "Pather Panchali" featured as the Google doodle Thursday as a tribute to the master craftsman on his 92nd birth anniversary.
New York, April 28 (IANS) Construction crews at the 9/11 site will raise the final two sections of a 408-foot spire to the top of the One World Trade Center building Monday, making the building the tallest in the western hemisphere.
Paris, April 28 (IANS) Part of a four-storey residential building in the French city of Reims collapsed Sunday following an explosion, killing two people, BBC reported.
Washington, Apr. 28 (ANI): Gwyneth Paltrow, who caused a stir on the red carpet when she wore an Antonio Berardi dress with sheer paneling down the length of her dress sans an underwear, has found an unlikely friend in her stylist.
Los Angeles, April 27 (IANS) Actress Gwyneth Paltrow admits she was embarassed after realising she bared her buttocks in a revealing dress at the "Iron Man 3" here. She says her choice of dress turned out to be "a disaster".
London, Apr 27 (ANI): In a first of its kind operation, a piece of rib and a bone conduction implant have been used to treat an Edinburgh man's hereditary deafness.
London, April 25 (ANI): Pierce Brosnan, who played James Bond in four films between 1995 and 2000, has announced that he will be doing a new espionage film to rival 007.
New Delhi, Apr. 23 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday said skilled manpower and availability of a competent cadre of management professionals would play a key role in India's strategy to see its industry compete successfully with the best in the world.
Sydney, Apr. 22 (ANI): Shane Watson's decision to resign before he was pushed as Australian vice-captain is the start of his journey to redemption not the end of it, according to a well-known Australian cricket writer.
Cambridge (Massachusetts, US), April 19 (ANI): A police officer on duty at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology campus in Cambridge was shot dead late Thursday.
Washington, April 19 (IANS) A Massachusetts Institute of Technology campus police officer was shot and killed Thursday night at the school's campus outside Boston, which has been edge since Monday's Boston Marathon bombing.
London, Apr 19 (ANI): Gwyneth Paltrow has hit out at Madonna saying she's got a better six pack than the ageing star.
Boston, April 19 (IANS) A police officer was shot at in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) campus Thursday night, authorities said.
Washington, April 17 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have developed the most powerful microbatteries ever documented.
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Indians see Australia as a good place to be educated, but there are lingering concerns regarding the issue of safety for Indian students, said an opinion poll whose results were released here Wednesday.
New Delhi, April 17 (ANI): Foreign Minister Bob Carr today welcomed a major opinion poll which has confirmed public support in India for a strong and growing relationship with Australia.
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Writer-director Saurabh Varma, who has just completed comic thriller "Mickey Virus", is now planning an unconventional superhero movie titled "Raftaar Singh Superfast".
New York, Apr. 11 (ANI): British scientist Robert Edwards, who won a Nobel Prize award for his pioneering work in developing in vitro fertilisation (IVF), died on Wednesday. He was 87.
London, April 11 (IANS) British scientist Robert Edwards, known as "father" of world's first test-tube baby breathed his last Wednesday, the Cambridge University announced. The 87-year-old died following prolonged illness.
Film: "Oblivion"; Cast: Tom Cruise, Andrea Riseborough, Olga Kurylenko, Melissa Leo, Morgan Freeman, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and Zoe Bell; Director: Joseph Kosinski; Rating: *
London, Apr 10 (ANI): Russian footballer Andrey Arshavin is reportedly set to quit football when his contract at Arsenal comes to an end this summer following his increasing disillusionment during his final season at the club.
Delhi Cabinet decided to provide additional amount of 54 cr to Rajiv Gandhi Super-specialty Hospital (RGSH), Tahirpur to complete remaining works and upgrade it as per the norms of Green Building Concept. The decisions were taken at a Cabinet Meeting held under the Chairmanship of Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit.
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The Delhi government Tuesday decided to provide Rs.54 crore to Rajiv Gandhi Super Specialty Hospital for its completion and upgradation under the norms of Green Building Concept.
Chennai, April 8 (IANS) He may be one of the successful writers in the Telugu film industry with blockbusters such as "Ready", "King" and "Dookudu" to his credit -- but Gopi Mohan says his ultimate dream is to wield the megaphone.
London, Apr. 4 (ANI): American author Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, whose scripts for 'Howards End' and 'A Room With A View' earned her two Academy Awards, has died in New York. She was 85.
Moscow, April 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia is not obligated to notify western countries beforehand of its recent snap military exercises, a top Russian defence ministry official said Monday.
Karachi, Apr. 1 (ANI): The Pakistan People's Party (PPP), which swept the 2008 elections in its traditional stronghold of Sindh, largely due to the massive wave of sympathy generated by the assassination of Benazir Bhutto, may be in for a fight this time.
Mumbai, March 31 (IANS) Writer duo Sajid-Farhad, who are set to make their directorial debut with Akshay Kumar-Tamannaah starrer untitled film, believe in making commercially entertaining movies.
Moscow, March 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia plans to put 68 spacecraft into orbit by 2015 and to almost double the number of its communications satellites to 44 by 2020, an official said.
Moscow, March 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The first in-flight tests of Russia's domestically designed PD-14 engine for MS-21 passenger planes are scheduled for 2014, an official said.
New York, Mar 25 (ANI): Blake Lively is apparently obsessed with cooking.
Washington, March 23 (ANI): Gwyneth Paltrow recently posted a list of her spring wardrobe requirements on her website earlier this week, and the purchases had a grand total of a whopping 458,003 dollars.
Washington, March 23 (IANS) India and the US have agreed to expand their cooperation in civil space activities ranging from weather and monsoon forecasting to cooperative space exploration work, including future missions to the moon and Mars.
London, Mar. 21 (ANI): President Barack Obama and Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu have stressed on tough stance towards Iran, as the US leader made his first visit to Israel as president.
Mumbai, March 15 (IANS) Writer-director Ashwni Dhir, who has given two successful films - "Atithi Tum Kab Jaoge?" and "Son Of Sardaar" with Ajay Devgn - says he would like to team up with his "lucky mascot" in his next film.
Washington, March 13 (IANS) A new study has found that stem cells from the patient's own body fat could help seek out and destroy cancer cells in a type of brain tumour.
London, March 12 (IANS) Singer Mollie King, who is currently single, is hopeful of finding love when she travels to New York.
Mumbai, March 10 (IANS) Writer duo Sajid-Farhad, known for penning dialogues for hit comedies "Golmaal" series and "Bol Bachchan", are set to direct Akshay Kumar and Tamanna for a masala entertainer.
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) The Indian democratic apparatus is increasingly being placed under a critical scanner by a new tribe of writers who are exploring the functional dynamics of the country to pin down faultlines and prescribe pills for change.
Los Angeles, March 5 (IANS) Writer-director of forthcoming movie "21 & Over" Jon Lucas says the movie has things he and co-director Scott Moore wanted to do when they turned 21.
Wellington, Feb 27 (IANS) The New Zealand government Wednesday announced it will commit a further 60 million NZ dollars ($49.46 million) to its venture capital program and take steps to reduce interest rates on debt in a bid to boost the capital markets.
Dubai, Feb. 27 (ANI): The JW Marriott brand has officially opened the 72-storey JW Marriott Marquis Dubai - which acquired the title of the tallest hotel from Guinness World Records in the world - on Tuesday.
Washington, Feb. 26 (ANI): Batman's sidekick, Robin the Boy Wonder, will die battling a brutal enemy in a comic to be published on Wednesday.
Melbourne, Feb. 25 (ANI): Christie Whelan-Browne has been signed on to portray Elizabeth Hurley in the newly revived 'Shane Warne: The Musical.'
Los Angeles, Feb 25 (IANS) Ben Affleck's "Argo" walked away with the best writing - adapted screenplay award at the prestigious 85th Annual Academy Awards announced Sunday night. Filmmaker Quentin Tarantino won the best original screenplay for "Django Unchained".
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is to visit Hyderabad Sunday in the wake of the blasts in the city that killed 16 people, informed sources said.
Hyderabad, Feb. 23 (ANI): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader M. Venkaiah Naidu visited the bomb blast sites here on Saturday.
Seoul, Feb 15 (IANS) Sales of LG Electronics' Optimus L Series smartphones topped 15 million units globally since its introduction in February 2012, the company said Friday.
Bangalore, Feb 14 (IANS) Former chief justice of Karnataka high court Y. Bhaskar Rao, who Thursday took over as the state's Lokayukta (ombudsman), declined to respond to allegations that he had illegally obtained a house plot in Bangalore.
Mumbai, Feb 14 (IANS) Writer Gulzar, who was on a visit to Pakistan, is very upset with rumours that he and filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj were asked to leave the country.
London, Feb 12 (ANI): Tom Cruise is allegedly in contract to sell his New York condominium for 3million dollars after 29 years.
London, Feb. 11 (ANI): 'Argo' beat competition from 'Lincoln,' 'Les Miserables' to win the Best Film award at the BAFTA's.
New York, Feb. 9 (ANI): A 12 1/2-foot-tall statue of the iconic raising of the US flag at Iwo Jima in 1945 is expected to fetch about 1.8 million dollars this month at a New York auction dedicated to World War II artifacts.
New York, Feb 8 (IANS/EFE) Australia's Mark Bourne won the race to the top of the Empire State Building, an event that drew more than 730 runners who vied to be the first up the 1,576 steps inside New York's most famous skyscraper, while countrywoman Suzy Walsham took the women's crown.
Kolkata, Feb 7 (IANS) After screaming at policemen serving as her security staff, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has fresh trouble to deal with -- a civil rights group has taken the matter to the state human rights panel.
Havana, Feb 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) French climber Alain Robert, popularly known as "Spiderman", took his climbing career to new heights when he scaled Cuba's landmark Hotel Havana Libre.
Chennai, Feb 4 (IANS) Writer-director Nandini Reddy, who is busy wrapping up her second Telugu film romantic-comedy "Jabardasth", says Siddharth is one of the few actors in the industry with great comic sense. She even compares him to Hollywood actor Jim Carrey.
Kolkata, Feb 3 (IANS) Writer-columnist Tavleen Singh Sunday lashed out at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, calling it a "shame" that Booker Prize winning author Salman Rushdie was forced to cancel his trip to Kolkata Jan 30.
London, Jan 30 (ANI): It was previously assumed that most women would jump at the opportunity to date David Beckham, but this may not be the case if the latest research is anything to go by.
Washington, Jan 29 (IANS) New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg shocked onlookers when he openly admired a woman's derriere, saying "Look at the a** on her", a media report said Tuesday.
London, Jan 26 (ANI): The writers of the legendary lawman Judge Dredd have caused a stir among fans by suggesting that he might be gay.
Washington, JAN. 25 (ANI): Jon Favreau, director of speechwriting for the White House, has said writing the inaugural address for President Barack Obama was one the hardest speech he has ever written.
Los Angeles, Jan 25 (IANS) Actress Gwyneth Paltrow reportedly wants to focus more on TV than movies and is hoping to land a role in the "Downton Abbey" show.
Washington, Jan 18 (IANS) As President Barack Obama works on his "big part of my plans" for India in his second term, an influential US think tank has made four concrete proposals to advance their shared priorities, including pitching for a second presidential visit to India.
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Although Sudhir Mishra's "Inkaar" talks about sexual harrasement at the workplace and word 'sex' has been used 262 times in it, but reportedly the director has not used any explicit scenes to narrate his story.
London, Jan. 16 (ANI): Research from the University of Sheffield has discovered that the ancient civilisation of Crete, known as Minoan, had strong martial traditions, contradicting the commonly held view of Minoans as a peace-loving people.
Washington, January 15 (ANI): In a new study, researchers have extended out understanding of genes related to autism spectrum diseases (ASDs) and advances methods for early detection and treatment.
Mumbai, Jan 14 (IANS) Writer Shagufta Rafique has almost finished the scripting of her film with Rahul Bhatt, whom she describes as "a typical hero" and says she will start rolling the camera for the project by mid of the year.
Kolkata, Jan 5 (IANS) Educationists Saturday expressed concern over India's university system, saying it is in a "mess".
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 5 (IANS) ITC Infotech, a fully-owned subsidiary of ITC Limited, the US$ 7 billion diversified conglomerate, is all set to expand in the Technopark campus here in a big way, according to a top Technopark official.
Curitiba, Dec 31 (IANS) The Arena da Baixada, in the southern state of Curitiba, is 50 percent complete as 2012 draws to a close.
New Delhi, Dec. 27 (ANI): India and Pakistan reviewed the implementation of existing Conventional and Nuclear Confidence Building Measures (CBMs), including the ceasefire along the LoC and exchanged ideas to further advance the process during the sixth round of expert level talks here on Thursday.
New Delhi, Dec 27 (ANI): India and Pakistan will hold the expert level meetings on Conventional and Nuclear Confidence Building Measures (CBMs) in New Delhi today.