Ad Balla - Curated Advertising News http://www.adballa.com/latest_stories en Journalist shot dead in Paraguay http://www.adballa.com/2014/10/169424/journalist-shot-dead-paraguay Asuncion, Oct 17 (IANS/EFE) A reporter with Paraguay's ABC Color newspaper was shot dead Thursday in the eastern town of Curuguaty, the third journalist to be slain in the country in 2014. Two...]]> Crime/Disaster/Accident Paraguay MEDIA News Fri, 17 Oct 2014 00:32:06 +0000 ians 169424 at http://www.adballa.com Journalist missing in Mexico http://www.adballa.com/2014/10/169128/journalist-missing-mexico Culiacan (Mexico), Oct 15 (IANS/EFE) The editor of the Nueva Prensa political magazine based in Ahome, a city in the Mexican state of Sinaloa, has disappeared, his family said. Jesus Antonio...]]> MEDIA Mexico News Wed, 15 Oct 2014 04:02:05 +0000 ians 169128 at http://www.adballa.com Bush shoe-tossing painting hits record at Doha auction http://www.adballa.com/2014/10/169109/bush-shoe-tossing-painting-hits-record-doha-auction Doha, Oct 15 (IANS/EFE) A controversial painting by Iranian artist Mahmud Obaidi, depicting an Iraqi journalist throwing shoe in 2008 at then US president George W. Bush, was sold for $62,500 at a...]]> Art/Culture/Books Qatar News Tue, 14 Oct 2014 22:34:04 +0000 ians 169109 at http://www.adballa.com Australian Richard Flanagan wins 2014 Man Booker prize http://www.adballa.com/2014/10/169100/australian-richard-flanagan-wins-2014-man-booker-prize London, Oct 15 (IANS) The first Man Booker prize to allow American nominees was Tuesday night won by an Australian, with Richard Flanagan triumphing for a novel of love and war that tells the...]]> Art/Culture/Books United Kingdom News Tue, 14 Oct 2014 21:26:06 +0000 ians 169100 at http://www.adballa.com Journalist probing illegal logging murdered in Cambodia http://www.adballa.com/2014/10/168920/journalist-probing-illegal-logging-murdered-cambodia Bangkok, Oct 13 (IANS/EFE) Three members of Cambodia's security forces have been arrested for murdering a journalist who was investigating illegal logging in the northeast of the country, media...]]> Crime/Disaster/Accident Immigration/Law/Rights Thailand MEDIA News Mon, 13 Oct 2014 13:38:04 +0000 ians 168920 at http://www.adballa.com Naomi Campbell congratulates 'malaria' for Nobel Peace Prize http://www.adballa.com/2014/10/168715/naomi-campbell-congratulates-malaria-nobel-peace-prize Islamabad, Oct 11 (IANS) English supermodel Naomi Campbell's tweet congratulating "malaria" for winning the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize has gone viral on social media. Campbell was apparently meaning...]]> Cinema/Showbiz Human Interest/Society MEDIA Pakistan News Sat, 11 Oct 2014 15:56:08 +0000 ians 168715 at http://www.adballa.com Malala 'really happy' to share Nobel prize with an Indian http://www.adballa.com/2014/10/168628/malala-really-happy-share-nobel-prize-indian London, Oct 11 (IANS) Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai Friday said she is "really happy" on sharing the Nobel Peace Prize with a person from India and both have decided to invite Indian Prime...]]> Art/Culture/Books Immigration/Law/Rights Indo-Pak/Pakistan United Kingdom News Fri, 10 Oct 2014 20:24:05 +0000 ians 168628 at http://www.adballa.com Indian and India-origin Nobel laureates http://www.adballa.com/2014/10/168565/indian-and-india-origin-nobel-laureates The following Indian and Indian-origin people have won the Nobel Prize: Rabindranath Tagore (1913/Literature); C.V. Raman (1930/Physics); Har Gobind Khorana (1968/Medicine); Mother Teresa (1979/...]]> Art/Culture/Books Science/Tech Diaspora National United Kingdom News Fri, 10 Oct 2014 10:50:07 +0000 ians 168565 at http://www.adballa.com International icons of contemporary art come together in Argentina http://www.adballa.com/2014/10/168544/international-icons-contemporary-art-come-together-argentina Buenos Aires, Oct 10 (IANS/EFE) The Argentine capital is celebrating the Second International Biennial of Contemporary Art featuring artists from 38 countries with over 300 works which use the...]]> Art/Culture/Books Costa Rica News Fri, 10 Oct 2014 08:40:04 +0000 ians 168544 at http://www.adballa.com Women pay more attention to art, men prod artist's history http://www.adballa.com/2014/10/168530/women-pay-more-attention-art-men-prod-artists-history New York, Oct 10 (IANS) When it comes to evaluating artwork, men seem to focus more on the artist's background and authenticity while women pay more attention to the art itself. The sexes show...]]> Art/Culture/Books United States News Fri, 10 Oct 2014 07:44:05 +0000 ians 168530 at http://www.adballa.com French author gets Nobel Prize for literature http://www.adballa.com/2014/10/168429/french-author-gets-nobel-prize-literature Stockholm, Oct 9 (IANS) This year's Nobel Prize for literature has been awarded to French author Patrick Modiano, it was announced Thursday. He has been awarded the prize "For the art of memory...]]> Art/Culture/Books Sweden News Thu, 09 Oct 2014 13:38:05 +0000 ians 168429 at http://www.adballa.com Literature Nobel goes to French writer for evoking 'art of memory' http://www.adballa.com/2014/10/168423/literature-nobel-goes-french-writer-evoking-art-memory London, Oct 9 (IANS) The 69-year-old Patrick Modiano Thursday became the 11th French writer to win the prestigious Nobel Prize in Literature "for the art of memory with which he has evoked the most...]]> Art/Culture/Books United Kingdom News Thu, 09 Oct 2014 13:22:07 +0000 ians 168423 at http://www.adballa.com Hong Kong protests stood out for peace and art http://www.adballa.com/2014/10/168379/hong-kong-protests-stood-out-peace-and-art Hong Kong, Oct 9 (IANS/EFE) The recent pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong attracted global attention not only for their remarkably peaceful nature and the friendly spirit of its participants but...]]> Art/Culture/Books Hong Kong News Thu, 09 Oct 2014 05:08:04 +0000 ians 168379 at http://www.adballa.com Important Inca remains found in Peru http://www.adballa.com/2014/10/168300/important-inca-remains-found-peru Lima, Oct 8 (IANS/EFE) Archaeologists in Peru have discovered important remains in the major Inca administrative centre of Hatun Xauxa, south of the city of Jauja, in the central Andean region of...]]> Art/Culture/Books Sweden News Wed, 08 Oct 2014 12:12:08 +0000 ians 168300 at http://www.adballa.com Bangladesh language movement hero passes away http://www.adballa.com/2014/10/168267/bangladesh-language-movement-hero-passes-away Dhaka, Oct 8 (IANS) Bengali language movement hero Abdul Matin died Wednesday at a hospital in Dhaka after a long illness. He was undergoing treatment at the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical...]]> Art/Culture/Books Bangladesh Indo-Pak/Pakistan News Wed, 08 Oct 2014 10:14:06 +0000 ians 168267 at http://www.adballa.com New York Times apologises over India's Mars Mission cartoon http://www.adballa.com/2014/10/168020/new-york-times-apologises-over-indias-mars-mission-cartoon Washington, Oct 6 (IANS) The New York Times has apologised after publishing a cartoon on India's Mars Mission following readers' complaints that it mocked India. The cartoon showed a farmer with a...]]> MEDIA United States News Mon, 06 Oct 2014 15:30:13 +0000 ians 168020 at http://www.adballa.com Paleolithic relics unearthed in China http://www.adballa.com/2014/10/167824/paleolithic-relics-unearthed-china Bejing, Oct 5 (IANS) Chinese archaeologists have discovered over 2,000 relics dating back to the Paleolithic period, the media reported Sunday. The new findings in Hebei Province proved again the...]]> Art/Culture/Books Science/Tech China News Sun, 05 Oct 2014 07:52:03 +0000 ians 167824 at http://www.adballa.com Anthony Horowitz revives James Bond's adventures in a novel http://www.adballa.com/2014/10/167613/anthony-horowitz-revives-james-bonds-adventures-novel London, Oct 3 (IANS/EFE) The adventures of Her Majesty's Secret Agent 007 will continue into the 21st century through the pen of writer Anthony Horowitz, who has been authorised to write a new...]]> Art/Culture/Books Cinema/Showbiz United Kingdom News Fri, 03 Oct 2014 07:38:06 +0000 ians 167613 at http://www.adballa.com Facing the 'Media Climate Change' in Asia and Europe http://www.adballa.com/2014/10/167612/facing-media-climate-change-asia-and-europe Singapore, Oct 3 (IANS) The 7th ASEF Editors' Roundtable: Asian and European Media in the Digital Age to be held Oct 15-17 in Milan, Italy will bring together more than 20 senior media commentators...]]> MEDIA Politics Singapore News Fri, 03 Oct 2014 07:30:07 +0000 ians 167612 at http://www.adballa.com Three arrested over missing journalist in Maldives http://www.adballa.com/2014/09/166947/three-arrested-over-missing-journalist-maldives Male, Sep 29 (IANS) The Maldives police Monday confirmed the arrest of three men in connection to the disappearance of journalist Ahmed Rilwan. According to officials, Rilwan is believed to have...]]> Crime/Disaster/Accident Indo-Pak/Pakistan MEDIA India News Mon, 29 Sep 2014 07:00:10 +0000 ians 166947 at http://www.adballa.com Iran foils BBC's plot to 'steal documents' http://www.adballa.com/2014/09/166935/iran-foils-bbcs-plot-steal-documents Tehran, Sep 29 (IANS) Iran's intelligence ministry has thwarted a plot by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) to steal artistic, historical and cultural documents from the country's archive...]]> Crime/Disaster/Accident MEDIA Turkey News Mon, 29 Sep 2014 06:14:05 +0000 ians 166935 at http://www.adballa.com 'Rock star' Modi makes a big splash in US media http://www.adballa.com/2014/09/166913/rock-star-modi-makes-big-splash-us-media Washington, Sep 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rock star like reception by a rapturous Indian-American community at Madison Square Garden made quite a splash in the US media too ahead of...]]> MEDIA United States News Mon, 29 Sep 2014 03:06:10 +0000 ians 166913 at http://www.adballa.com Rajdeep Sardesai of Headlines Today heckled in New York http://www.adballa.com/2014/09/166847/rajdeep-sardesai-headlines-today-heckled-new-york New York, Sep 28 (IANS) Senior journalist Rajdeep Sardesai of Headlines Today news channel was heckled and roughed up, allegedly by a band of supporters of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi,...]]> MEDIA Diaspora United States News Sun, 28 Sep 2014 15:48:08 +0000 ians 166847 at http://www.adballa.com 'India is reaching for the stars under Modi' http://www.adballa.com/2014/09/166787/india-reaching-stars-under-modi Washington, Sep 28 (IANS) As Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to the world stage with a stirring address to the UN general assembly, an influential US daily noted how Modi once unwelcome in US was...]]> MEDIA Diplomacy United States News Sun, 28 Sep 2014 05:02:04 +0000 ians 166787 at http://www.adballa.com Chinese president stresses preservation of native culture http://www.adballa.com/2014/09/166192/chinese-president-stresses-preservation-native-culture Beijing, Sep 24 (IANS) Chinese President Xi Jinping Wednesday said his country must preserve and develop its native culture and promote exchanges between different civilisations to make the world a...]]> Art/Culture/Books China News Wed, 24 Sep 2014 07:58:05 +0000 ians 166192 at http://www.adballa.com