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20 die, 150 trapped in landslide

Thursday, 31 July 2014 | TN RAGHUNATHA | Mumbai

20 die, 150 trapped in landslide

At least 20 persons were killed and 150 others feared trapped under huge mounds of loose soil that rolled down from a hillock onto 45 houses in a major landslide that rocked Malin village near…

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Vivacity

One that lasts forever

Thursday, 31 July 2014 | Morgan Freeman | Mumbai

One that lasts forever

Morgan Freeman says his penchant to don diverse characters on screen comes from his first play in New York where he played over 50 roles What was it about Lucy that appealed to you and made…

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Sports Bytes

Kallis is one of greatest all-rounders in cricket history: ICC

Thursday, 31 July 2014 | PTI | Dubai

Kallis is one of greatest all-rounders in cricket history: ICC

In a rich tribute to Jaques Kallis, ICC Chief Executive David Richardson today said the legendary South African all-rounder will be remembered for his consistency with both bat and ball in all formats of the…

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POTPOURRI

Rs.400 crore alimony news a fabrication: Hrithik Roshan

Thursday, 31 July 2014 | IANS | Mumbai

Rs.400 crore alimony news a fabrication: Hrithik Roshan

Reacting to rumours that his estranged wife Sussanne Roshan has demanded an alimony of a whopping Rs.400 crore, actor Hrithik Roshan has said it is "fabricated news", which is "testing my patience". "Fabricated news articles.…

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BUSINESS & FINANCE

Microsoft challenging US on overseas data

Thursday, 31 July 2014 | AFP | New York

Microsoft challenging US on overseas data

In a case closely watched by the tech sector, Microsoft will challenge today a US court order requiring it to give prosecutors electronic mail content associated with an overseas server. Microsoft said it plans to…

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HEALTH & FITNESS

App that pays you for exercise

Thursday, 31 July 2014 | IANS | New York

App that pays you for exercise

Will you miss your workout if you had to pay for it? If money motivates you more than fitness, an app is here to either reward or punish you. Pact is an app which uses…

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Avenues

New ways of learning

Wednesday, 30 July 2014 | Pioneer | New York

New ways of learning

Montessori to inquiry-based and experiential way of teaching has taken the primary education segment in India by storm. Deebashree Mohanty explores what is the big advantage of this modern way of teaching over the traditional set-up.…

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India Abroad

Bipartisan Senate resolution call Modi to address US Congress

Thursday, 31 July 2014 | PTI | Washington

Bipartisan Senate resolution call Modi to address US Congress

Four top American senators have called Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address a joint session of the US Congress in a resolution introduced by them in the Senate. Senators Mark Warner, John Cornyn, Tim Kaine…

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SHOW TIME

Lacks the kick

Sunday, 27 July 2014 | MEENAKSHI RAO | Washington

Lacks the kick

Kick Starring: Salman Khan, Jacqueline Fernandez, Randeep Hooda, Nawazuddin Siddiqui Rated: 4.5/10 Jai Ho! Sallu bhai is all for Being Human, and now in the most aggressive way — through his movies. This is the second one of…

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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

President Mukherjee sets a good example

Thursday, 31 July 2014 | Subhash Chandra Agrawal | Delhi

Mr Pranab Mukherjee should be complimented for his modesty in the completion of two years as President of India. He made just three foreign-trips in the first two years of his five-year term for the…

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Sunday Edition

Home away from home

27 Jul 2014 | Pioneer | Delhi

SOS Homes for Tibetan children has around 1,000 kids who are either orphans or their parents are in Tibet, says Ritu Pandey It’s a short walk from the Mall Road to Lal Bahadur Shastri Academy. But in contrast to the incessant chatter that surrounds me on Mussoorie’s most prominent landmark, silence rings aloud on the Academy Road...

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STATE EDITIONS

Two officers of Indian administrative services cadre faces trouble after Lok Ayukt get a case registered against them

31 Jul 2014 | Pioneer | Delhi

Two officers of Indian administrative services cadre, both posted as district magistrate of Agra faces trouble after Lok Ayukt get a case registered against them for pushing an arms license application under the carpets and even not giving appropriate answer during the initial probe. The duo were now served notice that why not action should be initiated against them for not performing their duties...

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SOUND BITES

I will see all the rules and also the Attorney General's letter on LoP issue. The Speaker cannot do anything. I have to go by the rules.

Lok Sabha Speaker | Sumitra Mahajan

I was worried about being Emraan Hashmi's heroine. I had misconceptions about him which I had developed after watching his films.

Bollywood actor | Humaima Malick

At the moment, our focus is not on sanctions on Russia over the MH17 crash, but on bringing home our dead as quickly as we humanly can.

Australia's Prime Minister | Tony Abbott
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