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‘He finds Machiavelli’s work a little too trite.’ Mark Rylance as Thomas Cromwell (right) and Damian Lewis as Henry VIII in the TV adaptation of Wolf Hall. Photograph: Giles Keyte/BBC/Company Productions Ltd ”But his greatest ambition for England is this: the prince and his commonwealth should be in accord … a household where everybody knows […]

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ABC started the countdown to the finale of its signature comedy series Modern Family at today’s upfront. The entire cast of the Emmy-winning series and co-creator/executive producer Steve Levitan took the ABC upfront stage at Lincoln Center’s Geffen Hall one last time as the series heads into its 11th and final season. Levitan reminisced about Modern Family’s very first upfront. […]

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Although it’s still not enough to make a definitive confirmation, we now have another clue pointing to the next Call of Duty game being Modern Warfare 4. Or rather, five more clues. The LinkedIn profiles for at least five former Infinity Ward developers show they are back with the Modern Warfare studio. Each of them […]

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VARANASI: Senior Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam on Wednesday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the modern-day version of Mughal ruler Aurangzeb. Nirupam made the remarks in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. Nirupam claimed that PM Modi is the modern-day version of Aurangzeb because it was on his order that hundreds of temples were demolished in Varanasi […]

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Dubai: The 13th edition of the Maxtalent Vision Cup Inter-School tournament for girls saw defending champions Gems Modern Academy retaining the Under 17 title defeating The Winchester School, Jebel Ali. They, however, lost to DPS Dubai in the Under-13 category final. Winchester posted a total of 87 in U-17 but Gems reached the target in […]

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NEW DELHI: Government’s proposal of allowing dentists to practice modern medicine through a bridge course in order to tackle the shortfall of doctors in rural areas is facing stern opposition from the Indian Medical Association (IMA). The proposal has already received a nod from Prime Minister Office (PMO) on 9 April 2019. According to officials in the ministry […]

Massi’s modern touch

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How do you say “eat” in Italian? Mangiare (pronounced manjaare). Well that is a close enough motivation for yours truly to dig in. It is also what crossed my mind when the Roasted lamb loin scented with citrus zests and thyme, accompanied with grilled eryngii mushrooms, red apple and thyme emulsion, Acqualagna black truffle, mascarpone […]

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BENGALURU: One of the perils of modern urban life is the number of things to ‘catch up’ on. All the names and references, the movies and TV shows. The ‘films to watch before you die’ and the ‘once-in-a-lifetime TV experiences’. It sometimes gets a bit too much. Especially considering much of the content we consume – […]

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It used to be that if you wanted to make a nice scale model of an airplane, you’d be building the frame out of thin balsa ribs and covering it all up with tissue paper. Which incidentally was more or less how they built most real airplanes prior to the 1930s, so it wasn’t completely unreasonable to […]