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India’s defence fires on all cylinders

Sunday, 23 November 2014 | Pioneer News Service | New Delhi

India’s defence fires on all cylinders

Twenty seven years after the Bofors gun controversy, the Defence Ministry on Saturday cleared the decks for acquiring 814 long-range mounted artillery guns in line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Make in India’…

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Vivacity

Notes to remember

Saturday, 22 November 2014 | Karan Bhardwaj | New Delhi

Notes to remember

Sonu Nigam is shocked that abusive music is being patronised by top Bollywood actors. He talks to Karan Bhardwaj about his penchant for quality work and how new technology is ruining the younger crop If Bollywood…

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Sports Bytes

Ritu Rani to lead Indian hockey eves in Italy tour

Sunday, 23 November 2014 | PTI | New Delhi

Ritu Rani to lead Indian hockey eves in Italy tour

Ritu Rani will lead a 18-member Indian hockey team for the five-match Test tour of Italy to be played in Rome from December 1 to 12. The tour, seen as a preparation for the World Hockey…

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POTPOURRI

Justin Theroux warned by future father-in-law

Sunday, 23 November 2014 | PTI | London

Justin Theroux warned by future father-in-law

Former 'Friends' star Jennifer Aniston's father has reportedly ordered Justin Theroux to be more considerate of his daughter's feelings and desire to get married. The 45-year-old actress' father John Aniston shares her frustration that they have…

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BUSINESS & FINANCE

India needs more banks, but bigger banks too: Citi India CEO

Sunday, 23 November 2014 | PTI | Mumbai

India needs more banks, but bigger banks too: Citi India CEO

As RBI readies for licensing of some niche-segment banks, global banking giant Citibank's India chief Pramit Jhaveri said there is a room for larger number of banks in the country, but it also needs…

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HEALTH & FITNESS

Sound training can help brain ignore distractions

Sunday, 23 November 2014 | PTI | Washington

Sound training can help brain ignore distractions

Scientists, including one of Indian-origin, have developed a new brain training approach that uses sounds to allow ageing brains to ignore distractions. Distractibility, or the inability to sustain focus on a goal due to attention to…

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Avenues

For a fertile career

Wednesday, 19 November 2014 | Dr Shobha Gupta | Washington

For a fertile career

It’s estimated that globally between 60-80 million couples suffer from infertility every year, of which probably between 15- 20 million are in India alone, says an ICMR bulletin. This indicates that the country needs…

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India Abroad

Nepal Police gun down 'most wanted' Indian criminal

Sunday, 23 November 2014 | PTI | Kathmandu

Nepal Police gun down 'most wanted' Indian criminal

An Indian national, who was in the most wanted list of Nepal Police, has been killed in an encounter in southern Nepal, police said. Sahasran Khan of Maharajganj district, Uttar Pradesh, was killed in an encounter…

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SHOW TIME

A happy movie

Sunday, 23 November 2014 | MEENAKSHI RAO | Kathmandu

A happy movie

HAPPY ENDING Staring: Govinda, Saif Ali Khan, Ileana D'Cruz, Ranvir Shorey, Kalki Koechlin Rated: 6/10 Happy Ending is quite a hip and happy movie, breezy about that crazy little thing called love. And no, before you jump to…

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Books

Analysing the game-changing year

Sunday, 23 November 2014 | RAJESH SINGH | Kathmandu

Analysing the game-changing year

2014: The Election that Changed India Author: Rajdeep Sardesai Publisher: Penguin, Rs599 While Rajdeep Sardesai’s book is largely about the successes and failures of principal protagonists Narendra Modi and Rahul Gandhi, it also deftly manages to provide an…

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Haryana regime handled Rampal issue correctly

Saturday, 22 November 2014 | Ganapathi Bhat | Akola

This refers to the editorial, “Goons, not godmen” (November 21). ‘Operation Rampal’ took time to reach its logical conclusion, but the remarkable restraint shown by the police was commendable. The police had to tread cautiously…

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Sunday Edition

18th SAARC Summit: Seizing the opportunity

23 Nov 2014 | Nihar R Nayak | Akola

There is renewed enthusiasm amongst the SAARC leaders over India’s positive pronouncements of its role in the region. This will give SAARC a new lease of life...

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STATE EDITIONS

SOUND BITES

President Obama is honored to be going to India in January as the chief guest for Indian Republic Day. It's a sign of our close friendship.

Senior US official | Ben Rhodes

I was scared before the release of Lage Raho Munnabhai. We weren't getting distributors as they felt the film was boring.

Film-maker | Rajkumar Hirani

Pakistan remains open to the resumption of bilateral dialogue with India. Onus is on India to create conducive environment.

Pakistan's Prime Minister | Nawaz Sharif

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