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MP CM for CBI probe ‘to honour public sentiment’

Wednesday, 08 July 2015 | Pioneer News Service | Bhopal/New Delhi

MP CM for CBI probe ‘to  honour public sentiment’

In the midst of the uproar over a series of mysterious deaths in the Vyapam scam, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Tuesday agreed for a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into…

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Vivacity

Theatre of the absurd

Tuesday, 07 July 2015 | Rupinder Kaur | Bhopal/New Delhi

Theatre of the absurd

Hiring conventional auditoria for a performance has turned into a hassle due to their exorbitant costs and pre-bookings. Rupinder Kaur speaks to the city’s theatre directors and finds out whether creation of alternative spaces can…

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Sports Bytes

British Tamil batsman dies after being hit on the chest

Tuesday, 07 July 2015 | IANS | London

British Tamil batsman dies after being hit on the chest

A British Tamil batsman died after being hit by a ball on the chest while turning up for Manipay Parish Sports Club in division three of the British Tamil League.Bavalan Pathmanathan was playing at the…

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POTPOURRI

Nana best actor I've ever worked with: Anil Kapoor

Tuesday, 07 July 2015 | IANS | Mumbai

Nana best actor I've ever worked with: Anil Kapoor

Actor Anil Kapoor, who will be seen in Anees Bazmee's forthcoming masala entertainer "Welcome Back", says co-actor Nana Patekar is the "best" he has worked with. "I've worked with several brilliant actors, some of…

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BUSINESS & FINANCE

BRICS central banks sign operating agreement on currency reserve pool

Tuesday, 07 July 2015 | IANS | Moscow,

BRICS central banks sign operating agreement on currency reserve pool

The chiefs of BRICS central banks have signed an operating agreement on the currency reserve pool, Russia’s central bank said on Tuesday.The BRICS member-countries are Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.The signing ceremony took…

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HEALTH & FITNESS

'Rambo' protein limits development of heart failure

Tuesday, 07 July 2015 | IANS | London

'Rambo' protein limits development of heart failure

A protein named after the famous Hollywood movie Rambo which was earlier thought to be causing death can in fact protect against heart failure, says new research.The research done at King's College London may…

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Avenues

For a bright start

Wednesday, 08 July 2015 | Shriyance Jain | London

For a bright start

There are around 22,000 plastic processing units in India and with the total per capita consumption of plastic products moving towards 8 per cent of GDP growth, there is a huge demand for plastic and…

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India Abroad

Media watchdog calls for probe into death of Indian journalist

Tuesday, 07 July 2015 | PTI | Washington

Media watchdog calls for probe into death of Indian journalist

A US-based media watchdog has called for full investigation into the death of TV journalist Akshay Singh while covering the Vyapam scam in Madhya Pradesh. "The Indian government should do its utmost to investigate the…

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SHOW TIME

Quite rangeela

Sunday, 05 July 2015 | MEENAKSHI RAO | Washington

Quite rangeela

Guddu rangeela Staring: Ronit Roy, Arshad Warsi, Amit SadhAditi Rao Hydari Rated: 6/10 Smearing a serious issue with comic situations and characters can be a messy game, often ridiculous and sometimes counter productive. So, to…

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Books

Conquering the world

Sunday, 05 July 2015 | Namrata Goswami | Washington

Conquering the world

Modi’s World Author : C Raja Mohan Publisher : HarperCollins, Rs499 The book notes that domestic stability is the key to a successful foreign policy. Hence, Modi must ensure that religious extremists’ fringe elements resist from creating instability…

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Madarssas must offer holistic education

Wednesday, 08 July 2015 | VN Ramachandran | Vadodara

Every time the words ‘BJP' and ‘Muslim' are used in a sentence, there has to be some controversy. The Maharashtra Government's decision to treat madarssas not teaching mathematic, science and English, alongside religious texts, as…

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Sunday Edition

Conquering the world

05 Jul 2015 | Namrata Goswami | Vadodara

Modi’s World Author : C Raja Mohan Publisher : HarperCollins, Rs499 The book notes that domestic stability is the key to a successful foreign policy. Hence, Modi must ensure that religious extremists’ fringe elements resist from creating instability within India, writes Namrata Goswami C Raja Mohan’s book is an applause to the spirited transformation of India’s foreign policy under Prime Minister Narendra Modi...

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STATE EDITIONS

SP govt to demote 64 engineers

08 Jul 2015 | Namrata Goswami | Vadodara

In a decision that can have a political fall out Samajwadi Party Government has approved a proposal to demote 64 engineers of Irrigation and state water resources department who were given consequential seniority in promotion under reservation during Mayawati regime. The decision was approved by the state cabinet that met here on Tuesday...

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SOUND BITES

Greece has the admiration of Latin America and the Caribbean for the way it defends its identity against external aggression.

Cuban leader | Fidel Castro

None can replace Feroz Khan. He used to treat us like kids. If he was there he would have done Welcome Back.

Actor | Nana Patekar

If the Prime Minister believes that by persisting with his obduracy, the Opposition will relent on its demands, he is sadly mistaken.

Congress leader | Anand Sharma

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