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Renovation, at what cost?

Raman specifically says this in his acclaimed book: We cannot leave this short study of the architecture of the Thiruvottriyur temple without quoting expert opinion about it, according to which, The perfect condition of the central shrine, the closed hall, … Continue reading

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Red tape limits African trade more than graft

STIFLING red tape rather than corruption is the main inhibitor to trade in Africa, says Christo Wiese, chairman of Shoprite Holdings and Pepkor.Speaking at the Cape Town Press Club on Wednesday, Mr Wiese said intra-African trade only consists of 15% … Continue reading

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Miami and FAU expecting

For any team, pregame tape study can only go so far. For a season opener, it won’t even stretch to those normal levels. Both squads will be displaying new offenses, some different looks and players on defense and, in FAU’s … Continue reading

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Syrias Deadly Bureaucracy

The latest chemical attack,My way of applying kapton tape to Glass plates for RepRap style 3d Printers. which allegedly killed hundreds in Damascus, will worsen the humanitarian disaster in Syria. Last week, the UN registered the one millionth Syrian child refugee. Earlier … Continue reading

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American mutt music

Purity, in breeding or music, isnt an American thing. We like to mix it up and guess whose child is whose 10 years later.Lansings Mosaic Music Festival, this weekend at Adado Riverfront Park, has a unique formula for showcasing all-American … Continue reading

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Hands-free camera best part of Google Glass

To get a sense of the advantages and drawbacks of the device, The Associated Press spoke to three Glass owners who have been using the device since late spring: Sarah Hill, a former TV broadcaster and current military veterans advocate; … Continue reading

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Andreessen Horowitz Bets

Venture-capital firm Andreessen Horowitz is backing a startup that brings elements of car-sharing services like Zipcar into the stodgy world of corporate- and government-owned vehicle fleets.Andreessen Horowitz is announcing Wednesday a $6 million investment in Local Motion, based in Burlingame, … Continue reading

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Shell seeks artists to capture story

Refining crude oil into gasoline may be mostly science, but there is always room for a little art in the process.And Shell Canada hopes a project called Art Refined will capture the humanity behind the steel and steam at the … Continue reading

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Covered Market needs promotion to boost fortunes

The departure of the shop C which had been operating in the 239-year-old city centre venue since 2001 C is the latest twist in a saga that the Labour-run authority says it is doing everything it can to resolve.The market … Continue reading

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Broad strokes

Contemporary Chinese painter Luo Zhongli’s representative oil painting work Father made a very deep impression on many Chinese people when it won a national prize in 1981. The large-scale photorealist portrait of a weather-beaten old Chinese farmer has a strong … Continue reading

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