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Electric motoring hasn’t yet really caught on in Cyprus, but some interesting UK research suggests that it will soon be shaping our future – and not just on the roads. There are already over 60,000 h
The Volkswagen e-up! has won the hotly contested City Car category in the Next Green Car Awards. Volkswagen’s popular up! family has been a consistent winner since its launch in 2011 and the new awar
If he was, he saw John Cena spoof his tiny hands.        
Actor Donnie Yen says the most difficult part of his role in 'Rogue One' was not the martial arts, it was playing a blind character.        
White is Trump's pick to head the Drug Enforcement Administration.        
White is Trump's pick to head the Drug Enforcement Administration.        
GBK, the special events company behind many high-profile Gifting Lounges during the Oscars, Golden Globes and Emmys among others, recently got in to the holiday season by holding its inaugural Giving
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Dear Carolyn: My ex just missed my daughter’s birthday. He was supposed to see her today and apparently forgot all about it. She’s 5.        
Dear Amy: I have a former friend, "Debbie." Our friendship ended because of her constant criticism, gossiping, backstabbing and passive-aggressive behavior toward my family.     &#
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National Park Service sites deal with contentious issues of race and ethnicity.        
For all its poetic indulgences, The High Priestess Never Marries bySharanya Manivannan is ultimately about finding salvation in oneself. Lovers come and go, but it is you who is a constant, it seems t
A new exhibition at the CSMVS, curated by Divya Thakur, attempts to tell 'India's design story' through a collection of objects. Does it succeed? The post India’s Design Story: Can a new exhibit
In an interview with Firstpost, contemporary dance legend Astad Deboo talks about his experience of working with the hearing impaired, how a solo performance transforms entirely when revisited with a
The typewriter was not just another machine — this humble device facilitated great social change in India. A new book now chronicles the typewriter's role in modern India's history. The post True to t
William Dalrymple and Anita Anand spoke to Firstpost about how they uncovered the true history of the Kohinoor, the 'world's most infamous diamond' The post The Kohinoor’s true (and bloody) hist
William Dalrymple and Anita Anand spoke to Firstpost about how they uncovered the true history of the Kohinoor, the 'world's most infamous diamond' The post The Kohinoor’s true (and bloody) hist
With this property a person could fulfill a lot of lottery dreams, especially dreams of collecting or pastoral pursuits.        
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Brittany Singh Williams is the executive director at CB Facey Foundation and senior advisor to the Minister of State in the Ministry of Education, Youth & Information. She strives to stand for what is
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Go ahead, think of all the elements you love about your favourite occasions and you’d be hard-pressed to dispute the power great company had on your overall enjoyment. Was it the way they made y
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