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Sena sticks to its guns

Monday, 22 September 2014 | TN RAGHUNATHA | Mumbai

Sena sticks to its guns

In a last-ditch effort to save its 25-year-long alliance with the Shiv Sena in Maharashtra, the BJP Central Election Committee on Sunday night deferred the announcement of candidates for the State Assembly polls while the…

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Vivacity

Deity dons subtle shade

Monday, 22 September 2014 | Shrabasti Mallik | Mumbai

Deity dons subtle shade

From the tragedy of Kedarnath temple to the extravagance of maharajas and traditional rituals of Kolkata, city pandals seek inspiration from every possible element. Shrabasti Mallik reports With Durga Puja celebrations just a week away, the…

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Sports Bytes

Presence of foreign players will raise standards: Ganguly

Monday, 22 September 2014 | PTI | Kolkata

Presence of foreign players will raise standards: Ganguly

Former Indian skipper and co-owner of ISL team Athletico De Kolkata Sourav Ganguly today said the presence of eminent foreign players in the squad would help the local boys to raise their playing standards and…

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POTPOURRI

Rekha does a Madhubala in 'Super Nani'

Monday, 22 September 2014 | IANS | Mumbai

Rekha does a Madhubala in 'Super Nani'

Bollywood's evergreen beauty Rekha has dressed a la Madhubala's character from "Mughal-e-Azam" for a song sequence in her upcoming movie "Super Nani", where she will also reprise the magic of ageless Bollywood tracks. Taking styling…

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BUSINESS & FINANCE

Xi's visit removed 'some suspicions' in Sino-India ties: China

Monday, 22 September 2014 | PTI | Beijing

Xi's visit removed 'some suspicions' in Sino-India ties: China

China today said President Xi Jinping's visit to India removed "some suspicions" between the two countries, pushed the ties to a "new age" and during talks an "important consensus" was reached on politically resolving the…

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HEALTH & FITNESS

Newborns have strong immune system

Monday, 22 September 2014 | IANS | London

Newborns have strong immune system

Although their immune system works very differently from that of adults, babies may be able to mount a stronger immune defence than previously thought, a study suggests. Contrary to what was previously thought, newborn immune…

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Avenues

Robotics is way forward

Wednesday, 17 September 2014 | Sameer Bora | London

Robotics is way forward

Robotics is gaining prominence in the field of education as it promotes holistic development of a child. It offers a comprehensive empowerment programme to students, focusing on development and application of core life skills. The…

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India Abroad

Indian guilty of rape in Australia pleads to change life

Monday, 22 September 2014 | IANS | Canberra

Indian guilty of rape in Australia pleads to change life

An Indian man, who was found guilty of abducting and raping a woman in Australia, has pleaded for a chance to change his life, media reported Monday. Ajitpal Singh, 31, and Randhir Singh, 21, were…

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SHOW TIME

Khoobsoorat beauty

Sunday, 21 September 2014 | MEENAKSHI RAO | Canberra

Khoobsoorat beauty

Khoobsurat Starring: Sonam Kapoor, Fawad Afzal Khan, Kirron Kher, Ratna Pathak, Aditi Rao Hydari Rated: 8/10 Sonam Kapoor is known to have just too many critics. But as the breezy motor mouth Dr Mili Chakravarty in Khoobsurat, she…

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BOOK REVIEWS

Modi’s metaphysical musings

Sunday, 18 May 2014 | KK SRIVASTAVA | Canberra

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

Without resolution of border dispute, nothing will work

Monday, 22 September 2014 | Rangaesh Gadasalli | Via web

This refers to reports that Prime Minister raised the border dispute forcefully with visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping. We do hope that the Governments of India and China settle the border dispute amicably and swiftly.…

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Sunday Edition

Modi’s agenda for America

21 Sep 2014 | Rajiv Nayan | Via web

The business instinct of Narendra Modi should guide him during negotiations with the US. As the Prime Minister and a political leader, Modi has to set the tone...

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STATE EDITIONS

As Modi magic dissipates, BJP faces reality test

22 Sep 2014 | Rajiv Nayan | Via web

After a series of disappointing results in bye-elections across the country, the BJP is now in an introspection mood. It has now come to realise that the “wave politics” was temporary and has come to an end...

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SOUND BITES

There are around 200 heavily armed terrorists across the Line of Control waiting to infiltrate into the Kashmir valley.

GOC, 15 Corps | Lt Gen Subrata Saha

The Congress’s values are being defended in Parliament and outside. We are punching above our weight.

Congress leader | Shashi Tharoor

The President has outlined that his strategy will in all likelihood involve action in Syria. He is prepared.

US National Security Adviser | Susan Rice
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