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In photos: David Fincher’s ‘Mank’ goes behind the scenes of the classic movie ‘Citizen Kane’ 22.10.2020 Scroll.in
Gary Oldman plays Herman J Mankiewicz, who fell out with Orson Welles over the movie’s screenwriting credit.
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FCRA challenge for foreign think tanks in India 28.9.2020 Rediff: News
Funding challenges are not limited to just one think tank. Several scholars say that access for conducting research and getting foreign funds has become a major hurdle for think tanks, with the government raising many questions regarding such inflows. As a result, many think tanks are keeping a low profile and becoming less prolific.
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Can this artificial intelligence program replace writers, journalists and poets? 26.9.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The language generated by GPT-3 sounds as if it had been written by a human.
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Global wildlife populations have declined by 68% since 1970, says WWF report 11.9.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The ‘Living Planet Report 2020’ said that human activity was the major reason for the dip in biodiversity population.
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‘If the internet was your teacher’: YouTube, Wikipedia come to life in this Teacher’s Day video 5.9.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
‘My name is com, Google dot com...Log out of your arrogance and listen to me carefully.’
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Elon Musk Is Begging His Followers To Trash Him On Wikipedia 17.8.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
"Please trash me on Wikipedia, I'm begging you," - a bizarre request by any standards, but this is exactly what Elon Musk, the eccentric CEO of Tesla, wants you to do
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Notes scribbled in a 14th-century musical treatise trace Aurangzeb’s journey from Delhi to Kashmir 3.8.2020 Scroll.in
The handbook has relevance beyond the world of Arabic and Persian musicology.
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The Tilak-Jinnah pact embodied communal harmony that is much needed in modern-day India 3.8.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
It was the last formal agreement between Hindu and Muslim communities in pre-Independence India.
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The Hagia Sophia as a palimpsest: Memories of the monument in five acts 2.8.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Conquest and bloodshed, plunder and loot, magnificence and glory – it is the price of having existed for over a thousand years.
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On Lokmanya Tilak’s death centenary, it’s time to re-examine his legacy 1.8.2020 Scroll.in
His contributions to the freedom struggle have been marginalised over the decades.
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All hail soccer's Benjamin Button! 30.7.2020 Rediff: Sports
Zlatan Ibrahimovic is the first player to score 50 Serie A goals for both Milan clubs: Inter Milan (57 goals) and AC Milan (51 goals).
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Bombay plague of 1896: The first bio-political crisis to be captured on camera in colonial India 27.7.2020 Scroll.in
The images highlight the pandemic’s impact on the city and the colonial government’s role.
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If censorship were to return, could today’s writers learn from their Victorian counterparts? 22.7.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Limits of acceptability and literary censorship inspired creative ways of writing for the Victorians.
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The Indian exodus from Burma during WW II bears eerie similarity to migrant flight during lockdown 18.7.2020 Scroll.in
Half-a-million Indians trekked home from Burma, with little official help. Thousands perished.
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Can You Guess These Names, Places, Animals And Things Using Just Emojis? 17.7.2020 NDTV News - Latest
Every year, World Emoji Day is celebrated on July 17. And every year, a number of guessing games flood social media on the occasion of World Emoji Day.
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In the 1820s, a British movement to quit sugar accelerated the end of slavery in the West Indies 15.7.2020 Scroll.in
The cause, led by Elizabeth Heyrick, was perhaps the first recorded consumer boycott.
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American sandwiches tell the story of immigration, class and capitalism 14.7.2020 Scroll.in
Five food historians offer a deep dive into different sandwiches.
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Know why Valentina Sampaio made history? 14.7.2020 Rediff: GetAhead
Valentina Sampaio is the first transgender model to be featured in Sports Illustrated's swimsuit issue.
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How an Indian man taken to Europe as a slave played a role in the French Revolution 14.7.2020 Scroll.in
Louis-Benoit Zamor’s journey embodies the spirit of liberty and equality, the founding ideals of the revolution.
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Hamilton's raised fist revives memories of Mexico 1968 13.7.2020 Rediff: Sports
'It is going to be a lifelong thing for me.'
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