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Drought threat looms large

Wednesday, 03 June 2015 | Pioneer News Service | New Delhi

Drought threat looms large

Threat of a drought looms large in the country for the second consecutive year after India Meteorological Department (IMD) revised its rainfall forecast from 93 per cent to 88 per cent i.e. from “below” normal…

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Vivacity

Where do we go?

Tuesday, 02 June 2015 | Rupinder Kaur/Shrabasti Mallik | New Delhi

Where do we go?

In a scenario where scoring 90 per cent and above is not a big deal, there are hardly any options in DU for those obtaining lesser marks. Rupinder Kaur and Shrabasti Mallik find out what…

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Sports Bytes

India to host AFC U-16 final

Tuesday, 02 June 2015 | PTI | New Delhi

India to host AFC U-16 final

The Asian Football Confederation have officially confirmed India as hosts of the AFC U-16 Finals to be held next year. With reference to the Championship, the AFC in a letter to all its Member Associations declared…

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POTPOURRI

Vidya Balan to promote World Ethnic Day

Wednesday, 03 June 2015 | IANS | New Delhi

Vidya Balan to promote World Ethnic Day

Actress Vidya Balan, who often sports saris, has been roped in by online ethnic products marketplace Craftsvilla.com as the face of the World Ethnic Day, which will be celebrated globally by the company on June…

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BUSINESS & FINANCE

Coal scam: Recording of evidence in RSPL's case from July 17

Tuesday, 02 June 2015 | PTI | New Delhi

Coal scam: Recording of evidence in RSPL's case from July 17

A special court today fixed July 17 for commencement of recording of evidence in a coal scam case in which Delhi-based Rathi Steel and Power Limited (RSPL) and its three officials were put on trial. This…

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HEALTH & FITNESS

Helicopter parenting harms kids regardless of love or support

Tuesday, 02 June 2015 | PTI | Washington

Helicopter parenting harms kids regardless of love or support

Parents, take note! Researchers have found that the so-called 'helicopter parenting' or over-involvement in the lives of children is detrimental to kids, regardless of how loving and supportive the parents might be. Researchers at Brigham Young…

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Avenues

Choose wisely

Wednesday, 03 June 2015 | Aakash Chaudhury | Washington

Choose wisely

For a smooth transition from Class X to a well-defined career course, students must analyse every criterion and select their stream wisely rather than going with public opinion, says Aakash Chaudhry The Class X is the…

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India Abroad

India setting conditions for resumption of talks ironical: Pak

Tuesday, 02 June 2015 | PTI | Islamabad

India setting conditions for resumption of talks ironical: Pak

Pakistan today hit back at India for setting conditions for the resumption of talks, calling it "ironical". "When India keeps violating ceasefire at the Line of Control and the Working Boundary, indulges in worst human rights…

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SHOW TIME

Nonsensical & silly

Sunday, 31 May 2015 | Shalini Saksena | Islamabad

Nonsensical & silly

Welcome 2 Karachi Starring: Arshad Warsi, Jackky Bhagnani, Lauren Gottlieb Rated: 4/10 Those who are looking for some sense from this movie will be disappointed. But if you are the kind of person who likes to watch films…

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Books

Listen to the borders

Sunday, 31 May 2015 | RAJESH SINGH | Islamabad

Listen to the borders

Where borders bleed Author : Rajiv Dogra Publisher : Rupa, Rs500 Former senior diplomat Rajiv Dogra uses first-hand experience, anecdotal material, historical evidence, and incisive interpretation for a more contextualised understanding of the India-Pakistan border conflict, writes Rajesh…

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Roadmap for recovery is both clear and bold

Wednesday, 03 June 2015 | Bal Govind | Noida

This refers to the article, “In PM Modi's first year there's reason to cheer” (June 2) by Sandhya Jain. The damage done by the previous Government cannot be undone fast. The incumbent Government has laid…

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Sunday Edition

MODI 365: RESHAPING INDIA’S FOREIGN POLICY

31 May 2015 | Chintamani Mahapatra | Noida

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STATE EDITIONS

They’re key to good Plus II results but a harried lot

03 Jun 2015 | Chintamani Mahapatra | Noida

The Plus II results are out and the pass percentage has been quite encouraging. The Higher Education Minister and Secretary were bulging with pride while declaring the results...

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SOUND BITES

The UN recognising the Palestinian Return Centre is like giving the Hamas a welcoming celebration at its main entrance.

Israeli envoy | Ron Prosor

Apart from Indian spirituality, I like beautiful Indian women. I would like to collaborate with Priyanka Chopra.

Romanian DJ | Edward Maya

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has initiated commendable work to uplift Dalits, farmers, and the economically poor sections.

Union Minister | Maneka Gandhi

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