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Sarita’s knockout punch to injustice!

Thursday, 02 October 2014 | Amit Chaudhary | Incheon

Sarita’s knockout punch to injustice!

Since Wednesday morning, there were murmurs that Laishram Sarita Devi, who was denied a sureshot victory over South Korea’s Jina Park in the semi-final on Tuesday, might not come for the medal ceremony of the…

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Vivacity

Strength of character

Thursday, 02 October 2014 | Agencies | Incheon

Strength of character

Hrithik Roshan says that life’s adversities build a man’s ‘mental muscle’ He overcame stammering, witnessed his father’s failure as an actor and producer and his surviving a gunshot wound, saw his sister battle cancer, underwent a…

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Sports Bytes

Anderson says England always had faith in Cook

Thursday, 02 October 2014 | AFP | London

Anderson says England always had faith in Cook

England's players were convinced Alastair Cook was always going to captain them at next year's World Cup, senior paceman James Anderson said. During the course of the recent English season Cook faced calls to be…

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POTPOURRI

I can be Clean India ambassador: Aamir Khan

Thursday, 02 October 2014 | IANS | New Delhi

I can be Clean India ambassador: Aamir Khan

Actor-producer Aamir Khan Thursday said he will be glad to be a brand ambassador for the Clean India campaign and appealed to people to join it. "I would be very happy if I am given…

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BUSINESS & FINANCE

'India, US can work together to build sustainable future'

Thursday, 02 October 2014 | PTI | Washington

'India, US can work together to build sustainable future'

The "enhanced strategic partnership" announced by President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, is a major development in the collaboration between the two countries in energy and sustainable development, the US has said. "Our…

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HEALTH & FITNESS

Ebola vaccine will not be ready until March: WHO

Thursday, 02 October 2014 | IANS/EFE | Geneva

Ebola vaccine will not be ready until March: WHO

Two vaccines that give preliminary indications of providing effective and reliable immunization against the deadly Ebola virus ravaging West Africa will not be ready for testing until next March, the World Health Organization (WHO) said. …

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Avenues

Time to fly high

Wednesday, 01 October 2014 | Dr Ambuj Kumar | Geneva

Time to fly high

The inter-disciplinary courses in aviation and hospitality sectors are a good source of skill development, personality grooming and a focused training approach. They also provide job opportunities in the corporate world. The current financial…

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India Abroad

India contributes USD 1 million to UN women's body

Thursday, 02 October 2014 | PTI | United Nations

India contributes USD 1 million to UN women's body

Underscoring its commitment to the UN's body on gender equality and women empowerment, India has contributed USD 1 million to the organisation for the current financial year. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj handed over…

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SHOW TIME

This one lacks soul

Sunday, 28 September 2014 | Shalini Saksena | United Nations

This one lacks soul

Chaarfutiya Chhokare Starring: Soha Ali Khan, Harsh Mayar, Seema Biswas, Mukesh Tiwari, Zakir Hussain Rated: 5/10 While it is good to make meaningful cinema with a message, the problem occurs when the filmmakers try to bombard the audience…

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BOOK REVIEWS

Modi’s metaphysical musings

Sunday, 18 May 2014 | KK SRIVASTAVA | United Nations

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

‘Make in India’ can be a game-changing slogan

Thursday, 02 October 2014 | Abhijit Roy | Via email

Lal Bahadur Shastri's call of “Jai Jawan, Jai Kisan” had fired the imagination of the nation, while Indira Gandhi's “Garibi hatao” promised new horizons for the poor. Now, the ‘Make in India’ — first develop…

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Sunday Edition

The Shah’s Regime

28 Sep 2014 | ANANYA BORGOHAIN | Via email

Naseeruddin Shah’s memoir is a detailed bildungsroman set in the India of the 1960s and 1970s. He is rivetingly honest and quintessentially minces no words...

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STATE EDITIONS

Preparations on for Vijaydashmi

02 Oct 2014 | ANANYA BORGOHAIN | Via email

The effigies of Ravana, Kumbhkarna and Meghnad are being prepared on a war footing in the city. This year, the effigy of Ravana at Parade Ground will be 60-feet while those of Kumbhakarna and Meghnad would be 55-feet and 50-feet respectively...

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SOUND BITES

India will not join any coalition against terrorism. But the US and India have agreed on need to deal with travellers of terrorism.

External Affairs Ministry Joint Secretary | Vikram Doraiswami

I can take as much as pressure as possible. Diamonds are made because of pressure. If I fail, I will try again.

Bollywood star | Hrithik Roshan

I have nothing against Modi. But, if there was a 'Modi wave' in Maharashtra, BJP would not have asked him to hold so many rallies.

Shiv Sena chief | Uddhav Thackeray
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