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Sena adamant, but talks on

Tuesday, 16 September 2014 | TN RAGHUNATHA | Mumbai

Sena adamant, but talks on

135 seats for BJP out of question, but negotiation on, says Uddhav The stalemate between the saffron alliance partners over the sharing of seats for the October 15 Maharashtra Assembly polls continued on Monday, with Sena…

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Vivacity

Take it with a pinch of salt

Tuesday, 16 September 2014 | Shrabasti Mallik | Mumbai

Take it with a pinch of salt

Parineeti Chopra and Aditya Roy Kapoor’s daawat at North Campus left a bitter aftertaste. The promotional event miffed the students who thought they didn’t get enough attention of the stars who were on a food…

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Sports Bytes

Afridi named T20 captain, Misbah stays as Test, ODI skipper

Tuesday, 16 September 2014 | PTI | Karachi

Afridi named T20 captain, Misbah stays as Test, ODI skipper

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) today named flamboyant allrounder Shahid Afridi as its new national Twenty20 captain until the 2016 World T20 while Misbah ul Haq was retained as the Test and ODI skipper until…

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POTPOURRI

SRK praises Salman for being courteous, gracious

Tuesday, 16 September 2014 | IANS | Mumbai

SRK praises Salman for being courteous, gracious

"Everybody is courteous and gracious and so is Salman Khan," said Shah Rukh Khan reacting to the former's friendly gesture. The two are known for their infamous rivalry, but now both of them seem…

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BUSINESS & FINANCE

Sensex down 78 points; oil and gas stocks drop

Tuesday, 16 September 2014 | IANS | Mumbai

Sensex down 78 points; oil and gas stocks drop

A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Tuesday was trading 77.89 points or 0.29 percent down as oil and gas stocks dipped. Good buying was observed in healthcare sector; while selling pressure was seen in…

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HEALTH & FITNESS

Dengue cases soar to 1,547 in Odisha

Tuesday, 16 September 2014 | IANS | Bhubaneswar

Dengue cases soar to 1,547 in Odisha

Nearly 1,547 people in Odisha have been infected with the mosquito-borne dengue this year, and 60 more cases have been reported in the state in last two days, an official said here Tuesday. A majority of…

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Avenues

Integrating employability into higher education

Wednesday, 10 September 2014 | Rajiv Mathur | Bhubaneswar

Integrating employability into higher education

The education that the youth is getting in India isn’t skilling them enough to make them employable. As a result 90 per cent of engineers, MBAs and ordinary graduates are struggling to find that first…

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India Abroad

Modi's speech to be beamed live at New York's Times Square

Tuesday, 16 September 2014 | PTI | Washington

Modi's speech to be beamed live at New York's Times Square

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's address to nearly 20,000 Indian-Americans in New York during his US visit will be beamed live on the giant screens of the iconic Times Square. His speech at the Madison Square…

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SHOW TIME

Don’t miss this one

Sunday, 14 September 2014 | SHALINI SAKSENA | Washington

Don’t miss this one

Finding Fanny Starring: Naseeruddin Shah, Pankaj Kapur, Dimple Kapadia, Arjun Kapoor, Deepika Padukone Rated: 7/10 To have actors like Naseeruddin Shah, Pankaj Kapur and Dimple Kapadia in one movie means that end product has to be brilliant. One…

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BOOK REVIEWS

Modi’s metaphysical musings

Sunday, 18 May 2014 | KK SRIVASTAVA | Washington

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

Former CAG has spoken the truth about rot in UPA time

Tuesday, 16 September 2014 | Sagar Singh | Via email

This refers to the editorial, “Incompetent, incapable” (September 13). In Mahatma Gandhi’s autobiography, My Experiments With Truth, an instance comes which reads as: “He who serves a band of dacoits by being their companion, or…

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Sunday Edition

On Mission Education

14 Sep 2014 | Ananya Borgohain | Via email

Every year, more and more members of ‘confused youngistan' are joining a silent revolution to remodel ‘regressive' India. ANANYA BORGOHAIN talks to some of these young guns to explore their zeal that reverberates with renewed, constructive vigour In this era of globalised modernity, foreign markets, international education, and the glamour of the metropolises, a youth is expected to aspire to embrace all modern pleasures...

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STATE EDITIONS

BJP MP stuck in a controversy when he said Madarssa are producing terrorists

16 Sep 2014 | Ananya Borgohain | Via email

The BJP MP from Unnao Sakshi Maharaj stoked a controversy when he said that the Madarasa's are producing terrorists in the country and demanded that these should be closed down. “The Madarsas should be closed down because they do nor respect Indian Tri colour...

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SOUND BITES

We at Trinamool Congress are neither thieves nor frauds. If our party’s involvement is proved in the Saradha scam, I will quit politics.

TMC leader —Mukul Roy

I am not making a movie on Modi. His story is still unfolding. Let’s see how it shapes. I do not have an agenda.

Bollywood film-maker —Prakash Jha

The people of Scotland must think very carefully about the future when they vote (on independence from United Kingdom).

British monarch —Queen Elizabeth II
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