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“Don’t give the audience a spectacle, simulate their imagination and create the spectacles in their minds,” says Naseeruddin Shah | brunch | feature

“Don’t give the audience a spectacle, simulate their imagination and create the spectacles in their minds,” says Naseeruddin Shah | brunch | feature

What shall I do with this absurdity — O heart, O troubled heart — this caricature, Decrepit age that has been tied to me As to a dog’s tail? -WB Yeats Written in 2012 by French playwright Florian Zeller and translated into English by Christopher Hampton, Le Père or The ...

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Boris and Brexit gym punchbags help Londoners vent their rage

Boris and Theresa punchbags help Londoners vent their Brexit rage

LONDON (Reuters) – Londoners fed up with Brexit can vent their rage with a special gym routine that includes high-intensity exercises like pummeling punchbags bearing photographs of some of the main players like Boris Johnson and Jean-Claude Juncker. The 30-minute circuit also features the “Theresa May Sack Race,” “Jacob Rees-Logg ...

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Explore the dark side – The Hindu

Explore the dark side - The Hindu

Winter’s coming. There may be a while to go, but it’s coming for sure. Time to say bye-bye to light colours and pastels, and say hello to dark shades. There’s something about dark hues — solid and saturated, they can transform your spaces. Try using them on an accent wall ...

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What’s in your trash? – The Hindu

What’s in your trash? - The Hindu

The State’s upgraded solid waste management policy is finally out. Rolled out recently, it puts all responsibility on ‘waste generators’ who have to pay up user charges to get their trash collected. And in addition to the three zones where these services are privatised – Adyar, Kodambakkam and Teynampet – ...

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Your Own Garden of Eden: 2

Your Own Garden of Eden: 2

India has a range of fruit trees — both indigenous varieties and fruits from distant lands that thrive on our soil. Fruits like apple, peach, plum and pears need the cool climate of higher altitudes, while mango, guava and chikoo will fruit only in the heat of the plains. Choose ...

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Boris and Theresa punchbags help Londoners vent their Brexit rage

Boris and Theresa punchbags help Londoners vent their Brexit rage

LONDON (Reuters) – Londoners fed up with Brexit can vent their rage with a special gym routine that includes high-intensity exercises like pummeling punchbags bearing photographs of some of the main players like Boris Johnson and Jean-Claude Juncker. A gym member drop balls on images of Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa ...

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Frenchman lands job after just-go-ask advice from Macron

Frenchman lands job after just-go-ask advice from Macron

PARIS (Reuters) – A jobless young Frenchman told by Emmanuel Macron that all he needed to do to find a job was cross the road and ask has landed a position after video of his exchange with the president went viral online. French President Emmanuel Macron smiles at the One ...

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Dwarf goats make the party scene in Los Angeles

Dwarf goats make the party scene in Los Angeles

(Reuters) – Spanky and Pippin are literally party animals in the Los Angeles nightlife scene. The Nigerian Dwarf goats are professional party-goers, bringing their special brand of magic to city celebrations and starry soirees.     So-called goat mom Scout Raskin, a lifelong animal lover and former child actor, set up ...

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White Beluga whale surfaces again in River Thames near London

White Beluga whale surfaces again in River Thames near London

LONDON (Reuters) – A beluga whale spotted in London’s River Thames surfaced again on Wednesday near the British capital, hundreds of miles from its normal Arctic habitat. A beluga whale breeches near a buoy on the River Thames near Gravesend east of London, Britain, September 25, 2018. REUTERS/Toby Melville The white ...

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‘Beluga whale’ spotted in River Thames near London

'Beluga whale' spotted in River Thames near London

LONDON (Reuters) – A beluga whale was spotted on Tuesday near barges in the River Thames near London, hundreds of miles from its normal Arctic habitat, naturalists said. A beluga whale breeches near a buoy on the River Thames near Gravesend east of London, Britain, September 25, 2018. REUTERS/Toby Melville “Can’t ...

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