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For the truth, wait for my book: Sonia

Friday, 01 August 2014 | PNS | New Delhi

For the truth, wait for my book: Sonia

Congress president Sonia Gandhi will counter the claims made by former External Affairs Minister Natwar Singh in his upcoming biography regarding several of her decisions and reported interference in functioning of the Government by penning…

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Vivacity

Bond with the seven sisters

Friday, 01 August 2014 | Pioneer | New Delhi

Bond with the seven sisters

Be it fashion, films, culture or tourism, the Northeast is being promoted like never before. Experts say that creative minds from various fields are contributing to the growth of the state So far alienated and snubbed,…

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Sports Bytes

Don't know what India did in 5 days after Lord's win: Gavaskar

Friday, 01 August 2014 | PTI | New Delhi

Don't know what India did in 5 days after Lord's win: Gavaskar

Severely critical of the Indian cricket team's poor show against England in the third Test, former captain Sunil Gavaskar said the old habit of getting complacent after a big win seems to have affected the…

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POTPOURRI

Aamir's 'PK' poster leaves fans, friends guessing

Friday, 01 August 2014 | IANS | Mumbai

Aamir's 'PK' poster leaves fans, friends guessing

Aamir Khan throws up a surprises with almost all his new movies - the latest comes with the poster of his upcoming film "PK". The actor features nude with a strategically placed vintage boombox, and…

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BUSINESS & FINANCE

Sensex tumbles over 187 pts on capital outflows, global cues

Friday, 01 August 2014 | PTI | Mumbai

Sensex tumbles over 187 pts on capital outflows, global cues

Extending losses for the second straight session, the benchmark BSE Sensex plunged over 187 points in early trade today on increased capital outflows amidst a weak global trend. The 30-share barometer, which had lost 192.45…

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HEALTH & FITNESS

Watch your waistline for diabetes risk

Friday, 01 August 2014 | IANS | London

Watch your waistline for diabetes risk

A British health report has warned that adults with a large waistline are five times more likely to develop type 2 diabetes. In its report, the Public Health England (PHE), an executive agency of Britain's…

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Avenues

New ways of learning

Wednesday, 30 July 2014 | Pioneer | London

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

Obama nominates Indian-American as district court judge

Friday, 01 August 2014 | PTI | Washington

Obama nominates Indian-American as district court judge

US President Barack Obama has nominated yet another Indian-American counsel to the key post of US District Court judge for Washington DC. Announcing Amit Privardhan Mehta's nomination along with other judiciary posts, Obama said, "I…

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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

Condemn Israel, but not terror outfit Hamas?

Friday, 01 August 2014 | PN Saxena | New Delhi

This refers to the editorial, “Underground terror route” (July 29). The editorial aptly describes the modus operandi of brutal terrorists like Hamas who do not hesitate to use children to build underground tunnels between Gaza…

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Sunday Edition

Home away from home

27 Jul 2014 | Pioneer | New 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

Husband among 2 held in Jyoti murder case

01 Aug 2014 | Pioneer | New Delhi

The police on Wednesday claimed to have solved the sensational Jyoti murder case with the arrest of two persons, including the victim’s The second accused, Awadhesh, is the driver of Piyush’s paramour. He, with the help of an accomplice Sonu, had killed Jyoti in the presence of her husband in their Honda Accord car on Rawatpur-HBTI road in Swarup Nagar police area late on Sunday night...

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SOUND BITES

It (CSAT) is not a Hindi or a non-Hindi issue, but of regional languages also. We will have to keep the balance in mind.

Union Minister —Venkaiah Naidu

The risk of attack by Russia on a Nato member state is significant. We are not convinced that Nato is ready for this threat.

British lawmaker —Rory Stewart

No one likes to see the suffering and loss of life that has occurred. We hold Hamas responsible for this. It has initiated and continues this ongoing conflict.

Canada's Prime Minister —Stephen Harper
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