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Made in India goes ballistic underwater

Sunday, 26 October 2014 | Pioneer News Service | New Delhi

Made in India goes ballistic underwater

Six indigenous subs in Centre’s Rs 80K crore push to shoring up Defence The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC), the highest decision making body in the Defence Ministry to clear procurement proposals, on Saturday approved projects…

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Vivacity

The homecoming

Saturday, 25 October 2014 | Divya Kaushik | New Delhi

The homecoming

American actor Kal Penn is excited about the new indie movement in India. While he was in Mumbai to promote his film Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain, he chatted with Divya Kaushik about his interest…

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Sports Bytes

Para-cyclist Aditya Mehta aids three para-athletes

Saturday, 25 October 2014 | PTI | Hyderabad

Para-cyclist Aditya Mehta aids three para-athletes

Aditya Mehta Foundation (AMF), a brain child of noted para-cyclist Aditya Mehta, announced today its maiden initiative in the field of para sports in the country, by aiding three para-athletes. Animal rights activist Amala Akkineni presented…

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POTPOURRI

Indian wins Green Oscar for film on parrot

Saturday, 25 October 2014 | IANS | Kolkata

Indian wins Green Oscar for film on parrot

Ashwika Kapur, a 26-year-old science and natural history filmmaker from West Bengal, has won the Wildscreen Panda Awards also known as the Green Oscar for her film on a Kakapo parrot named Sirocco. Kapur won…

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BUSINESS & FINANCE

India spikes US' Javelin missiles for Israel's 'Spike'

Saturday, 25 October 2014 | PTI | New Delhi

India spikes US' Javelin missiles for Israel's 'Spike'

India today decided to buy 8,356 Spike anti-tank guided missile and 321 launchers from Israel for Rs 3,200 crore, rejecting US offer of Javelin missiles that Washington was lobbying hard for. The decision was taken following…

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HEALTH & FITNESS

Olive oil more healthy for frying food

Saturday, 25 October 2014 | PTI | Washington

Olive oil more healthy for frying food

Olive oil is more stable and healthful than seed oils for frying food, a new study has found. Scientists report in the American Chemical Society (ACS) Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry that olive oil can…

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Avenues

How to bell the CAT

Wednesday, 22 October 2014 | Sai Kumar Swamy | Washington

How to bell the CAT

With less than a month for the CAT 2014, many aspirants tend to commit common errors in their preparation that bears hard on them. Sai Kumar Swamy lists out some pointers that one must keep…

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India Abroad

Indian-origin woman killed self, daughters with acid, inquest hears

Saturday, 25 October 2014 | IANS | London

Indian-origin woman killed self, daughters with acid, inquest hears

An Indian-origin mother poisoned herself and her two young daughters with acid last year after apparently facing problems trying to live with her husband's parents, an inquest heard Saturday. Heena Solanki, 34, was found dead in…

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SHOW TIME

All-nonsense roller-coaster

Sunday, 26 October 2014 | Meenakshi Rao | London

All-nonsense roller-coaster

Happy New Year Starring: Shah Rukh Khan, Abhishek Bachchan, Deepika Padukone, Sonu Sood, Boman Irani, Vivaan Shah, Jackie Shroff Rated: 6/10 Will it make money? Yes, big time! Does it make sense? No, none at all. But then,…

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BOOK REVIEWS

Modi’s metaphysical musings

Sunday, 18 May 2014 | KK SRIVASTAVA | London

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

Kissinger hasn't changed, only his priorities have

Saturday, 25 October 2014 | Subhash Bhagwat | Via web

This refers to the article, “Hate-India icon has a change of heart” (October 22) by Rajesh Singh. There is even more to Mr Henry Kissinger than his books or past actions. Mr Kissinger now is…

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Sunday Edition

Games, Guts, Glory

26 Oct 2014 | Novy Kapadia | Via web

Many lesser-known Indian athletes from rural or semi-rural backgrounds made a mark in the 2014 Incheon Asian Games. Novy Kapadia traces their journey, and analyses India’s overall performance in the competitive event There were two welcome subtexts in India’s overall performance at the 2014 Incheon Asian Games...

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STATE EDITIONS

The Himalayan Indifference

26 Oct 2014 | Novy Kapadia | Via web

One of the positive aspects of Diwali at least in Dehradun this year was that the noise and air pollution was lesser in some areas compared to last year. This could be attributed to factors like public awareness...

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SOUND BITES

The chilling reality of Ebola should motivate us to safeguard society and take action. It is not somebody else's problem; it's ours.

Microsoft co-founder | Paul Allen

TV has changed now. The content has become more relatable. It has taken a leap from loads of make-up to simpler looks.

Actor | Sudha Chandran

I'm particularly grateful for Nisha (Desai Biswal), especially because she's making really critical efforts for South and Central Asia. She is tenacious.

US Secretary of State | John Kerry

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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