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Weather withers sunny hopes

Monday, 30 March 2015 | Moushumi Basu/Khurshid Wani | New Delhi/Srinagar

Weather withers sunny hopes

The summer may be here, but the impact of two consecutive systems of Western Disturbances is expected to cause unseasonal rainfall, thunderstorms and squalls in several parts of northern and central India. While dark clouds…

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Vivacity

A cut above

Monday, 30 March 2015 | Shrabasti Mallik | New Delhi/Srinagar

A cut above

Sanjhi, the traditional paper craft of Mathura, is on a revivalist curve as fashion and interior designers are using the motif in modern creations. By Shrabasti Mallik The legend has it that Radha used ancient paper…

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Sports Bytes

President, PM congratulate Australia for 5th WC title

Sunday, 29 March 2015 | PTI | New Delhi

President, PM congratulate Australia for 5th WC title

President of India Pranab Mukherjee today congratulated Australian cricket team for winning the World Cup for a record fifth time at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, here today. Australia clinched the coveted ICC Cricket World Cup…

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POTPOURRI

Success is becoming the best version of yourself: Hrithik

Sunday, 29 March 2015 | IANS | Mumbai

Success is becoming the best version of yourself: Hrithik

After coming out unscathed through all the struggles in his life, actor Hrithik Roshan has nothing but inspiration to offer his fans and says success to him is becoming the best version of one's own…

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BUSINESS & FINANCE

New Foreign Trade Policy to be out on Wednesday

Sunday, 29 March 2015 | IANS | New Delhi

New Foreign Trade Policy to be out on Wednesday

India will on Wednesday announce its new Foreign Trade Policy (FTP), which will chart out ways to increase and enhance exports, specifically in the services sector. "Foreign Trade Policy 2015-20 to be unveiled on April…

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HEALTH & FITNESS

Bacterial protein may prevent antibiotic resistance

Sunday, 29 March 2015 | PTI | Washington

Bacterial protein may prevent antibiotic resistance

An important bacterial protein called UmuD may help prevent antibiotic resistance, scientists say. Penny Beuning from Northeastern University's college of science and colleagues are studying UmuD that regulates mutagenesis and may provide important clues about how…

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Avenues

Future of IB Board

Wednesday, 25 March 2015 | Pramod Sharma | Washington

Future of IB Board

The focus of the International Baccalaureate pedagogy is on ‘how to learn’ rather than ‘what to learn’. With the rising trend of IB Board in India, the number of schools offering an international curriculum will…

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India Abroad

Indian-American mother seeks return of her abducted children

Sunday, 29 March 2015 | IANS | Washington

Indian-American mother seeks return of her abducted children

Recounting her heartrending tale of woe, an Indian-American mother turned to US lawmakers for help to get back her two children allegedly abducted to India by her ex-husband six years ago. "Help me to make my…

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SHOW TIME

Action impossible

Sunday, 29 March 2015 | Deebashree Mohanty | Washington

Action impossible

The gunman Starring: Sean Penn, Idris Elba, Ray Winstone, Mark Rylance Rated: 4/10 From the very start, you expect a nail-biting action film with the best men on the job. But 15 minutes to the movie, one cannot…

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Books

Gearing up for combat

Sunday, 29 March 2015 | Pravin Sawhney | Washington

Gearing up for combat

China’s Military Power Authoir: GD Bakshi Publisher: KW Publishers, Rs 980 It is undecided but certain that China will attack India. Given the names associated with this book, it is fair to presume that the Indian Army does…

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Vajpayee is a Bharat Ratna in every way

Monday, 30 March 2015 | Shailendra Kaul | Lucknow

The Bharat Ratna for former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee was long overdue and would, probably, not even have materialised had the BJP not formed a Government at the Centre. I had the opportunity to…

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Sunday Edition

The film adventures of Chetan Bhagat

29 Mar 2015 | Gautam Chintamani | Lucknow

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STATE EDITIONS

State orders probe into PCS exam leak scam

30 Mar 2015 | Gautam Chintamani | Lucknow

Uttar Pradesh government ordered inquiry in the alleged leak of the UP Provincial Civil Services (Preliminary) examinations in the state on Sunday. The decision came after aspirants alleged the same and created ruckus outside different exam-centers in Lucknow Kanpur and other districts...

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SOUND BITES

Goons were brought to the party's National Council meeting on Saturday. Our supporters were beaten up. The meeting was a total farce.

Aam Aadmi Party leader | Prashant Bhushan

It was a murder of democracy. The resolution (to remove me and Prashant Bhushan) was moved and passed within minutes.

Aam Aadmi Party leader | Yogendra Yadav

We consider it is our right, as a troop contributing country, to participate in decisions of UN Security Council on contingent employment.

Army Chief | General DS Suhag

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