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2010-05-10 12:09:00

TEL AVIV, Israel, May 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dan David Prize award ceremony took place yesterday at Tel Aviv University, in the presence of Mr. Isaac Herzog, Minister of Welfare and Social Services, Prof.

2010-02-16 08:00:00

TEL AVIV, Israel, February 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The international Dan David Prize, which annually awards three prizes of US$1 million each for outstanding achievement, announced the names of its 2010 laureates today. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100215/377683 ) The Dan David Prize is named after international businessman and philanthropist Dan David and is headquartered at Tel Aviv University.

2008-09-10 06:00:19

By Martyn McLaughlin THE shortlist for this year's Man Booker Prize was announced yesterday, favouring young debut authors as opposed to established literary heavyweights.

2008-07-30 06:00:38

By David Robinson SALMAN Rushdie, whose Midnight's Children was this month voted the best Booker winner ever, was yesterday longlisted for this year's Man Booker Prize for his novel The Enchantress of Florence.

2008-07-30 00:00:31

By Boyd Tonkin Literary Editor LET'S GET the annual squall of outrage over first. Kieron Smith, Boy by James Kelman deserved at least a shortlist place in this year's Man Booker contest.

2006-09-05 12:20:00

An intriguing love triangle set in the world's largest tiger reserve is being turned into a Bollywood film, in a rare celluloid adaptation of a best-selling Indian novel.

2006-09-05 06:33:23

By Bappa Majumdar KOLKATA, India (Reuters) - An intriguing love triangle set in the world's largest tiger reserve is being turned into a Bollywood film, in a rare celluloid adaptation of a best-selling Indian novel.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.