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Will do justice, Govt tells UPSC aspirants

Saturday, 26 July 2014 | Vineeta Pandey | New Delhi

Will do justice, Govt tells UPSC aspirants

Centre gives panel a week for report as students intensify stir The NDA Government on Friday made it clear that it will wait for the report of the three-member panel before taking any decision on the…

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Vivacity

Ghosts who talk

Saturday, 26 July 2014 | Darpan Mago | New Delhi

Ghosts who talk

Along with the stories of djinns, the fort of Firoz Shah has wonders inside. Not many know that the dilapidated pillar in the premise is nearly 2,300 years old and actually an Ashokan pillar from…

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Sports Bytes

CWG: Abhinav Bindra shoots 10m air rifle gold

Friday, 25 July 2014 | IANS | Glasgow

CWG: Abhinav Bindra shoots 10m air rifle gold

India's Abhinav Bindra won the gold medal in the 10m air rifle event at the Barry Buddon Shooting Centre here Friday.The silver went to Bangladesh's Abdullah Baki while England's Daniel Rivers got the bronze.

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POTPOURRI

Film on Park Street rape case cleared for screening

Friday, 25 July 2014 | IANS | Kolkata

Film on Park Street rape case cleared for screening

A film based on the Park Street rape case, blocked by the censor board here, has been given the go-ahead by the Film Certification Appellate Tribunal (FCAT) under the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, its…

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BUSINESS & FINANCE

No proposal to lower gold import duty: FinMin

Friday, 25 July 2014 | PTI | New Delhi

No proposal to lower gold import duty: FinMin

The Finance Ministry today said at present it has no proposal to lower customs duty on gold from the current 10 per cent. "Currently, there is no proposal to reduce the customs duty on gold," Minister…

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HEALTH & FITNESS

BJP blames Mamata government for encephalitis deaths

Friday, 25 July 2014 | IANS | Kolkata

BJP blames Mamata government for encephalitis deaths

With northern West Bengal gripped with encephalitis syndrome that has claimed over 100 lives so far, the BJP Friday held the Trinamool Congress government responsible for the malady acquiring epidemic proportions. State Bharatiya Janata Party…

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Avenues

Edu-tech revolution

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 | SRIYA REDDY | Kolkata

Edu-tech revolution

Experts tell you that a balance between practical experience and technological tools is actually helping children to innovate. From kinder gogy, ICT led curriculum in colleges to annual Tedx events, techfests and model village projects,…

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India Abroad

UN chief seeks Gaza truce for Eid ul-Fitr

Friday, 25 July 2014 | IANS | Cairo

UN chief seeks Gaza truce for Eid ul-Fitr

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Friday called for an unconditional humanitarian ceasefire in the strife-stricken Gaza Strip during the Muslim holiday of Eid ul-Fitr that will begin Monday. "This truce should last through the Eid…

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SHOW TIME

Not spine chilling

Sunday, 20 July 2014 | Shalini Saksena | Cairo

Not spine chilling

Pizza Starring: Akshay Oberoi, Parvathy Omanakuttan, Dipannita Sharma Rated: 5/10 Making a good horror film is something that Bollywood does rarely. But some recent movies in this genre show that our film industry is finally getting a hang…

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BOOK REVIEWS

Modi’s metaphysical musings

Sunday, 18 May 2014 | KK SRIVASTAVA | Cairo

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

Inciting communal passion is dangerous and criminal

Saturday, 26 July 2014 | BP Srivastava | Noida

This refers to the report of a Sena leader trying to force-feed a Muslim caterer when the latter was observing his Ramzan fast. This was bad conduct by an elected representative. But it is sickening…

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Sunday Edition

Helping students focus

20 Jul 2014 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Noida

I don’t know why my father has forcefully brought me here when he knows that I have no faith in astrology or any other abstract subjects that he subscribes to,” was the opening remark of a young lad brought for counselling. I assured the young man that he will not be offered predictions or a lesson in dos and don’ts...

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STATE EDITIONS

SOUND BITES

On the site, it is still clear that nothing is happening without the approval of the armed rebels who brought the MH17 plane down.

Australia's Prime Minister | Tony Abbott

The special thing in The Hundred-Foot Journey is that I am acting with Helen Mirren. We fall in love with each other. She is my Smita Patil.

Noted actor | Om Puri

Hamas has demands from here to Vladivostok. We are continuing Operation Protective Edge at full strength, in the air and on the ground.

Israel's Prime Minister | Benjamin Netanyahu
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