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Bombay Jayashree's nomination for the Best Original Song for 'Life of Pi' is just one of the 11 award nominations for the 3D adaptation of the novel by Yann Martel. As Oscar night approaches, we bring you a collection of images of the landmark film adaptations from novels that have notched up several Academy Awards. Compiled by Lavanya Prabhakaran .




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A.S. Panneerselvan. Photo: V.V. Krishnan

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An error in the archives

A. S. Panneerselvan

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“It looks like the speaker set is not working”

R. Sivaraman, Anni Philip

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Demystifying asthma

M. Sai Gopal

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May 04, 2015
Public Health Policies and the Tobacco Industry

A law making it mandatory for health warnings to cover 85 per cent of the total display area on packages of tobacco products was put on hold in March, five days before it was to take effect. In this article, Aparna Ravi calls for the implementation of internationally accepted guidelines to protect public health policies from being influenced by the vested interests of the tobacco industry by taking proactive measures to address conflicts of interest. Read more. »

The then Pakistan President Ayub Khan said in a broadcast that India’s "threats against Pakistan" could lead to "general and total war".

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