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UN to step in on Lakhvi

Monday, 04 May 2015 | PTI/PNS | United Nations/ New Delhi

UN to step in on Lakhvi

A United Nations Security Council (UNSC) committee has assured India that it will take up the issue of Mumbai terror attacks mastermind Zaki-ur Rehman Lakhvi at its next meeting after India had expressed concern about…

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Vivacity

Bare the air

Monday, 04 May 2015 | Pioneer | United Nations/ New Delhi

Bare the air

Going at the current rate, toxic emissions are likely to increase by stunning proportions in 2030. However, with the use of unadulterated low sulphur fuels, effective performance of diesel particulate filters and stricter norms…

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Sports Bytes

Mumbai Indians beat Kings XI Punjab by 23 runs

Sunday, 03 May 2015 | PTI | Mumbai

Mumbai Indians beat Kings XI Punjab by 23 runs

Mumbai Indians defeated Kings XI Punjab by 23 runs in the Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket match, here today. Brief Scores: Mumbai Indians: 172/3 in 20 overs (Lendl Simmons 71, Parthiv Patel…

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POTPOURRI

'Star Wars' spin-off delayed until 2019

Sunday, 03 May 2015 | IANS | Los Angeles

'Star Wars' spin-off delayed until 2019

The release date of the second "Star Wars" spin-off has been postponed from 2018 to 2019.The news comes after director Josh Trank left the project citing his desire to "pursue some original creative opportunities,”…

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BUSINESS & FINANCE

Aditya Birla Grp merges apparel biz to form Rs 5,290-cr entity

Sunday, 03 May 2015 | PTI | Mumbai

Aditya Birla Grp merges apparel biz to form Rs 5,290-cr entity

In a major consolidation exercise, Aditya Birla Group today merged its apparel businesses into a Rs 5,290 crore entity named Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail (ABFRL), which will be the largest pure-play fashion lifestyle company…

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HEALTH & FITNESS

Gastrointestinal tumours can lead to additional cancers

Sunday, 03 May 2015 | IANS | New York

Gastrointestinal tumours can lead to additional cancers

Patients suffering from gastrointestinal tumours are at increased risk of contracting other cancers, says a study. One in 5.8 patients with gastrointestinal stromal tumours (GIST) will develop additional malignancies before and after their diagnosis, the…

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Avenues

Opportunities in Economics

Wednesday, 29 April 2015 | Garima Singal | New York

Opportunities in Economics

A career as an economist opens up a plethora of job opportunities but to be successful in this field, one must undergo a rigorous training in different scenarios, says Garima Singal As the world is becoming…

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India Abroad

Indian-origin woman killed in US gas station robbery

Sunday, 03 May 2015 | IANS | Washington

Indian-origin woman killed in US gas station robbery

An Indian-origin woman gas station attendant in South Carolina, who was shot in the face and left in a critical condition, has died two days after the robbery attempt, according to media reports. Mradulaben Patel…

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SHOW TIME

Chhota Chetan, bada flop

Sunday, 03 May 2015 | Deebashree Mohanty | Washington

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 | Washington

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

Forgive honest mistakes, not wilful misconduct

Monday, 04 May 2015 | Ganapathi Bhat | Akola

This refers to the editorial “The crooked must pay” (May 1). The amendments to the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, will go a long way in halting corrupt elements. The key is to instill fear…

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Sunday Edition

Hallway to the past

03 May 2015 | CHANDAN MITRA | Akola

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 advocates use of LED bulbs as street lights

04 May 2015 | CHANDAN MITRA | Akola

With an aim to save power Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has advocated use of LED bulbs and lights and has asked Municipal Corporations of Lucknow and Aligarh to use LED bulbs as street lights. “All efforts should be made to conserve electricity...

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SOUND BITES

We can always meet with an accident. What has happened (Moga incident) is unfortunate. You cannot go against the nature's will

Punjab Minister | Surjit Singh Rakhra

Mohammed is an icon, a symbol. We at Charlie Hebdo are against icons — like we are against soccer.

Charlie's editor-in-chief | Gerard Biards

After the big Twitter fight (between Kanye West and Paul McCartney’s fan), kids who did not know me suddenly did, because of Kanye and Rihanna.

Former Beatles star | Paul McCartney

POLLS

Should India react to the Pak ceasefire violation or the two countries should talk to each other to stop violation ?

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