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TYPHOON MODI SWEEPS OUT CONG

Monday, 20 October 2014 | Deepak K Upreti/PNs | new delhi/mumbai

TYPHOON MODI SWEEPS OUT CONG

Atectonic upheaval shook Maharashtra politics on Sunday as the BJP looked all set to form a Government in the State on its own for the first time. Winning 122 seats in the 288-member Assembly —…

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Vivacity

Drive for clean crackers

Monday, 20 October 2014 | Karan Bhardwaj | new delhi/mumbai

Drive for clean crackers

As an impact of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan, youngsters are opting for soundless, eco-friendly crackers. Manufacturers are hoping to make good on last-minute, conscience demand, says Karan Bhardwaj It seems the dialogue between Prime Minister and…

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Sports Bytes

Kohli claims 2nd spot, Bhuvneshwar breaks into top-10

Monday, 20 October 2014 | PTI | Dubai

Kohli claims 2nd spot, Bhuvneshwar breaks into top-10

Benefitting from his return to form in the abruptly-ended West Indies series, Indian batsman Virat Kohli claimed number two slot in the ICC rankings while swing bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar broke into top-10 for the first…

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POTPOURRI

Deepika Padukone was always a star: SRK

Monday, 20 October 2014 | IANS | Mumbai

Deepika Padukone was always a star: SRK

Shah Rukh Khan, the producer and hero of Deepika Padukone's debut film "Om Shanti Om", says she has paved the way for her own success and that she always had it in her to be…

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BUSINESS & FINANCE

Tata Steel's recent plans credit positive: Moody's

Monday, 20 October 2014 | PTI | New Delhi

Tata Steel's recent plans credit positive: Moody's

Tata Steel's decision to sell its long product business in the UK and its bank debt refinance plan will be credit positive and alleviate funding pressure, Moody's Investors Service said today. "The sale would be…

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HEALTH & FITNESS

How to prevent brain damage after trauma

Monday, 20 October 2014 | IANS | New York

How to prevent brain damage after trauma

A treatment to prevent the body's immune system from killing brain cells can reduce the brain damage caused by head injuries, a study co-authored by an Indian origin researcher has found. An immune-based treatment…

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Avenues

Build upwards

Wednesday, 15 October 2014 | Pioneer | New York

Build upwards

The infrastructure building and real estate sectors have boomed to emerge as the second largest job providers in India. And the good thing about these sectors is that they are seeking out job hunters at…

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India Abroad

Modi to address joint session of Australian parliament

Monday, 20 October 2014 | PTI | Melbourne

Modi to address joint session of Australian parliament

Narendra Modi will be the first Indian Prime Minister to address a special joint session of the Australian parliament during his visit to the country to attend the G20 leaders' Summit in Brisbane next month.   While…

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SHOW TIME

Film of the week

Sunday, 19 October 2014 | MEENAKSHI RAO | Melbourne

Film of the week

The Judge Starring: Robert Downey Jr, Robert Duvall, Vera Farmiga, Vincent D'Onofrio Rated: 7.5/10 This is the movie of the week — a gripping drama around the coming together of an estranged father and son — father, a…

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BOOK REVIEWS

Modi’s metaphysical musings

Sunday, 18 May 2014 | KK SRIVASTAVA | Melbourne

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

Getting tough with China is only way out of crisis

Monday, 20 October 2014 | Mahesh Kumar | New Delhi

China has objected to India's plan to build a road in Arunachal Pradesh. China's map shows parts of Arunachal Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir as its territory. Whatever border disputes exist between India and China…

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Sunday Edition

Pakistan’s Kashmir gambit

19 Oct 2014 | Col Vivek Chadha (retd) | New Delhi

It is clear that India is in a position to manage status quo in J&K. It is also evident that Pakistan is in no position to alter it...

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STATE EDITIONS

SOUND BITES

Opposition is working with foreign forces to oust me. Their people met them in Europe. They promised to fulfill pro-LTTE demands.

Sri Lanka's President —Mahinda Rajapaksa

Seeing the world through a three-year old little girl's eyes is like being that age again. It's healing and wondrous.

Singer —Pink

Modi's scheduled speech in Hindi to Australian Parliament shows that he is bringing the respect, culture and strengths of India here.

Australian Senator —Lisa Singh

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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