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Ensure peace for talks: India to Pak

Thursday, 24 July 2014 | Vineeta Pandey | New Delhi

Ensure peace for talks: India to Pak

Foreign Secretaries prepare to meet in Islamabad on August 25 The Foreign Secretaries of India and Pakistan will meet on August 25 in Islamabad to carry forward discussions Prime Minister Narendra Modi had with his Pakistani…

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Vivacity

Leap of faith

Thursday, 24 July 2014 | Darpan Mago | New Delhi

Leap of faith

In her new book, Reema Abbasi shares details of Panchmukhi Hanuman temple in Karachi and wall paintings of Luv and Kush sitting with Valmiki, holding cards with Om Namo Namah written in Urdu. She chats…

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Sports Bytes

India to lead CWG opening ceremony parade

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 | IANS | Glasgow

India to lead CWG opening ceremony parade

India, by the virtue of being the previous hosts, will lead the Commonwealth Games 2014 opening ceremony parade around Celtic Park here Wednesday night. The parade will end with the current host, Team Scotland. At…

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POTPOURRI

BMW India Bridal Fashion Week 2014 to begin Aug 7

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 | IANS | New Delhi

BMW India Bridal Fashion Week 2014 to begin Aug 7

The sixth edition of BMW India Bridal Fashion Week (IBFW) 2014 will be held from Aug 7 to Aug 10 here.Designer Tarun Tahiliani will open the event, while JJ Valaya has been selected to close…

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BUSINESS & FINANCE

Rupee rises 15 paise Vs USD to end at over 1-week high

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 | PTI | Mumbai

Rupee rises 15 paise Vs USD to end at over 1-week high

The rupee today appreciated by 15 paise to close at over one-week high of 60.09 against the American unit following bullish local equities and sustained capital inflows, extending gains for the second straight day. Dollar…

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HEALTH & FITNESS

Condom that fights sexually-transmitted diseases

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 | IANS | Melbourne

Condom that fights sexually-transmitted diseases

Imagine a condom that not only stops pregnancy but also kills germs that can lead to sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). A condom like this has just received approval for mass production in Australia. "Consumers can…

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Avenues

Edu-tech revolution

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 | SRIYA REDDY | Melbourne

Edu-tech revolution

Experts tell you that a balance between practical experience and technological tools is actually helping children to innovate. From kinder gogy, ICT led curriculum in colleges to annual Tedx events, techfests and model village projects,…

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India Abroad

Tourists evacuated as typhoon Matmo approaches

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 | IANS | Beijing

Tourists evacuated as typhoon Matmo approaches

A total of 1,477 tourists on an island in east China's Zhejiang province were evacuated as typhoon Matmo approached, officials said Wednesday. The tourists on Nanji Island boarded 14 additional flights and left the island…

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SHOW TIME

Not spine chilling

Sunday, 20 July 2014 | Shalini Saksena | Beijing

Not spine chilling

Pizza Starring: Akshay Oberoi, Parvathy Omanakuttan, Dipannita Sharma Rated: 5/10 Making a good horror film is something that Bollywood does rarely. But some recent movies in this genre show that our film industry is finally getting a hang…

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BOOK REVIEWS

Modi’s metaphysical musings

Sunday, 18 May 2014 | KK SRIVASTAVA | Beijing

Modi’s metaphysical musings

A Journey: Poems of Narendra Modi Author: Translated by Ravi Mantha Publisher: Rupa, Rs 295 KK SRIVASTAVA dissects poems written by Narendra Modi and concludes that the collection, evocative and poignant, once afloat on the surface will bring…

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Support to Hamas will not resolve the Gaza conflict

Thursday, 24 July 2014 | PN Saxena | New Delhi

This refers to the editorial, “On the side of the truth” (July 23). I fully endorse the views. There was no need or legal basis for a resolution condemning Israel and censuring Israel as suggested…

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Sunday Edition

Helping students focus

20 Jul 2014 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | New Delhi

I don’t know why my father has forcefully brought me here when he knows that I have no faith in astrology or any other abstract subjects that he subscribes to,” was the opening remark of a young lad brought for counselling. I assured the young man that he will not be offered predictions or a lesson in dos and don’ts...

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STATE EDITIONS

Give out caste certificates on time: Raman

24 Jul 2014 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | New Delhi

Chief Minister Raman Singh has issued a directive that students of standard 10th and 12th, belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Classes, should be compulsorily awarded their caste certificates before they pass out from school. The Chief Minister issued the directive at the meeting of Chhattisgarh Tribal Advisory Council, at the Vidhan Sabha premises on Tuesday evening...

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SOUND BITES

Manmohan Singh should make a statement on Katju's disclosure. People of India have got a right to know. It will help enhance the judiciary's image.

Union Minister —Venkaiah Naidu

Don't show any newspaper (in Parliament). We all read newspapers. You do not have to educate us.

Rajya Sabha Chairman —Hamid Ansari

The big question is: If I lived in Gaza, would I fire a rocket at Israel? The answer is, probably yes.

British lawmaker —David Ward
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