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Salman to serve 5-yr RI for 2002 death

Thursday, 07 May 2015 | TN RAGHUNATHA | Mumbai

Salman to serve 5-yr RI for 2002 death

In a development that sent shock waves through movie makers associated with him and evoked sympathy among film fraternity members, Bollywood actor Salman Khan was on Wednesday sentenced by a Sessions Court to five years’…

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Vivacity

Hero worship vs human folly

Thursday, 07 May 2015 | Divya Kaushik | Mumbai

Hero worship vs human folly

The film fraternity and fandom standing in support of Salman Khan is no surprise given the level of idolisation in our country. But presenting him as a victim while not appreciating the judgment, which proves…

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Sports Bytes

Gowda, Seema recommended for Khel Ratna

Wednesday, 06 May 2015 | PTI | New Delhi

Gowda, Seema recommended for Khel Ratna

Commonwealth Games gold medallist discus thrower Vikas Gowda has been recommended for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna for the second time along with his female counterpart and CWG silver winner Seema Punia for the coveted…

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POTPOURRI

Neha Sargam in talks for 'Begusarai'

Wednesday, 06 May 2015 | IANS | Mumbai

Neha Sargam in talks for 'Begusarai'

Actress Neha Sargam has been approached to play a grey shade character in soap opera “Begusarai”. According to a source, the makers will introduce a new character to increase the entertainment quotient in the…

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BUSINESS & FINANCE

Indian 'flash crash' trader pleads innocence in UK court

Wednesday, 06 May 2015 | PTI | London

Indian 'flash crash' trader pleads innocence in UK court

An Indian-origin futures trader, fighting extradition to America for his alleged role in the 2010 Wall Street "flash crash" which wiped nearly USD 1 trillion off the value of US shares, told a British court…

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HEALTH & FITNESS

Zapping the brain to boost brainpower may lower IQ

Wednesday, 06 May 2015 | PTI | Washington

Zapping the brain to boost brainpower may lower IQ

A popular electric brain stimulation technique that is believed to boost brainpower can actually lower IQ scores, a new study has found. The study from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine adds to the…

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Avenues

Design today for better tomorrow

Wednesday, 06 May 2015 | Deebashree Mohanty | Washington

Design today for better tomorrow

The start-up culture in India is spreading like wildfire with young entrepreneurs looking to tap every sector of human living. Deebashree Mohanty talks to Sandeep Kumar from floorspace.in, who says that the interior design industry…

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India Abroad

Nearly 3.5 lakh internally displaced people in Assam: NGO

Wednesday, 06 May 2015 | PTI | Geneva

Nearly 3.5 lakh internally displaced people in Assam: NGO

India had a staggering 345,000 internally displaced persons in Assam alone in 2014 and at least 850,000 IDPs overall in the last five years, a Norwegian NGO for refugees has said. "The accumulated number that we…

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SHOW TIME

Chhota Chetan, bada flop

Sunday, 03 May 2015 | Deebashree Mohanty | Geneva

Chhota Chetan, bada flop

Nach Baliye 7 has started off on a very thanda note. The celebrities are not really top line actors on TV or elsewhere. The format is too confusing and, last but not least, the three…

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Books

Trail of Blood Money

Sunday, 03 May 2015 | Kumar Chellappan | Geneva

Trail of Blood Money

God’s Bankers Author : Gerald Posner Publisher : Simon and Schuster, Rs899 The Vatican has a number of skeletons in its cupboards, ranging from money laundering, drug trafficking, sex scandals and paedophilia. Gerald Posner investigates the death…

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Lakhvi’s case is litmus test for the UNSC

Thursday, 07 May 2015 | Abdur Rab Khan | Kasganj

This refers to the editorial, “India’s diplomatic victory” (May 5). It is satisfying that the United Nations Security Council has taken seriously the release of 26/11 mastermind Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi from a Pakistani prison. The United…

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Sunday Edition

Hallway to the past

03 May 2015 | CHANDAN MITRA | Kasganj

The innocent charm of queuing up for tickets at a cinema hall, eventually procuring one at triple the price from the ubiquitous tout, and coming out to the foyer for a cigarette during the interval will never be back. All that will remain is the nostalgia, writes CHANDAN MITRA Delhi encapsulates all stages of urban evolution in India — ancient, medieval, modern and post-modern...

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STATE EDITIONS

CM suspends 2 officials for dereliction of duty

07 May 2015 | CHANDAN MITRA | Kasganj

Cracking a disciplinary whip Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has suspended two officials during his visit to Sidhartnagar for dereliction of duty saying more action would follow if officials fail to implement government directives in letter and spirit. The axe fell on Chief Medical Officer Dr V K Gupta and District Basic Shiksha Adhikari Kaushal Kishore...

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SOUND BITES

Modi Government deserves credit for the most anti-farmer legislative amendments, and for ignoring the severe plight of farmers.

Congress president | Sonia Gandhi

I thought Irrfan Khan would look down upon me, as I am a commercial heroine. But he’s not like that; he is very different.

Bollywood actor | Deepika Padukone

I will fight for comprehensive immigration reform. We can’t wait any longer for a path to full and equal citizenship.

United States presidential aspirant | Hillary Clinton

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