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Obama’s Madison moment

Wednesday, 28 January 2015 | Vineeta Pandey | New Delhi

Obama’s Madison moment

O-B-A-M-A, O-B-A-M-A — amid chant of his name echoing across the Siri Fort Auditorium like a Mexican wave, US President Barack Obama had his own Madison Square moment in New Delhi on Tuesday. In a…

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Vivacity

Spill the beans

Tuesday, 27 January 2015 | Divya Kaushik | New Delhi

Spill the beans

Chef Kiran Jethwa will explore unusual ingredients from Kenya in a forthcoming TV series. He speaks to Divya Kaushik about the native food of different communities How many people have you come across who have told…

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Sports Bytes

Dravid rates New Zealand "serious contenders" for WC

Wednesday, 28 January 2015 | PTI | New Delhi

Dravid rates New Zealand

Former India captain Rahul Dravid has described co-hosts New Zealand as "serious contenders" for the upcoming cricket World Cup starting February 14. "I think they've got a really really good pace attack. That's why you…

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POTPOURRI

I love to work with new people: Akshay Kumar

Wednesday, 28 January 2015 | IANS | New Delhi

I love to work with new people: Akshay Kumar

Actor Akshay Kumar says that he likes the idea of working with new talent and this is the reason why he has given "maximum" chances to youngsters under his Hari Om Entertainment banner. “I have…

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BUSINESS & FINANCE

Zee Entertainment launches Zee World in South Africa

Wednesday, 28 January 2015 | PTI | Mumbai

Zee Entertainment launches Zee World in South Africa

Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (ZEEL), one of the country's leading media and entertainment companies, today announced the launch of a new television channel, Zee World, in Johannesburg. Zee World will be available from February 3…

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HEALTH & FITNESS

60 percent of type 2 diabetes preventable: Austrian experts

Wednesday, 28 January 2015 | IANS | Vienna

60 percent of type 2 diabetes preventable: Austrian experts

Type 2 diabetes is preventable in up to 60 percent of cases if early signs are recognised and acted upon, experts have said. "Eight percent of the Austrian population suffers from diabetes but only two-thirds…

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Avenues

APPsolutely focussed

Wednesday, 28 January 2015 | Subhash Agarwal | Vienna

APPsolutely focussed

With the growing usage of smart mobile phones, the need for app developers is on an upward spiral. Subhash Agarwal tells you that apart from in-depth knowledge about technology, the developer should have an eye…

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India Abroad

Indian jailed for 20 years in Malaysia on drug charge

Wednesday, 28 January 2015 | PTI | Kuala Lumpur

Indian jailed for 20 years in Malaysia on drug charge

An Indian businessman was today sentenced to 20 years in jail after a Malaysian court here found him guilty on a charge of possessing 3.2 kgs of Ketamine three years ago. High Court Judge Abdul Halim…

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SHOW TIME

Crisp Akshay, crisp thrills

Sunday, 25 January 2015 | MEENAKSHI RAO | Kuala Lumpur

Crisp Akshay, crisp thrills

Baby Starring: Akshay Kumar, Rana Daggubati, Taapsee Pannu, Anupam Kher, Madhurima Tuli, Danny Denzongpa, Kay Kay Menon, Sushant Singh Rated: 6.5/10 For the January 26 week, Baby is an apt release. It comes with a high testosterone patriotic…

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Books

Manned mission to victory

Sunday, 25 January 2015 | Kumar Chellappan | Kuala Lumpur

Manned mission to victory

Reaching For The Stars Author : Pallava Bagla and Subhadra Menon Publisher : Bloomsbury, Rs899 Authors Pallava Bagla and Subhadra Menon are rated as India’s best science communicators and they address the Mars Orbiter Mission in…

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Strong New Delhi makes breakthroughs possible

Wednesday, 28 January 2015 | SC Agrawal | Delhi

The US’s change of heart over various aspects of the civil nuclear deal is because of the fact that the world's largest democracy, India, is now governed by a strong regime, led by a party…

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Sunday Edition

History in Ruins

25 Jan 2015 | Ananya Borgohain | Delhi

The strains of living a modern, progressive life have annihilated all reflections of history, as visibly evident in the ruins of Old Delhi. It is high time the Government and public conscience woke to the hapless shrieks of Indian history, says ANANYA BORGOHAIN A realisation of decay often evokes nostalgic memories of a happy and glorious past...

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STATE EDITIONS

One person named in the sensational killing of six persons.

28 Jan 2015 | Ananya Borgohain | Delhi

Though Meerut police named one person in the sensational killing of six persons which included a woman and her four children, but mystery over motive of incident is yet to unfolded. SSP Meerut, Onkar Singh, claimed to have formed half a dozen teams to arrest the name accused, who was real brother of woman’s husband...

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SOUND BITES

We'll provide the next level of ease of doing business with predictable processes with regard to public procurement of green products.

Union Environment Minister | Prakash Javadekar

Some BJP leaders called me and told me: “Arvindji, you don't worry. We together will ensure that Kiran Bedi gets defeated.”

Aam Aadmi Party chief | Arvind Kejriwal

Our counter-balance efforts must deny China the veto power over territorial, security, and economic conditions in the Pacific.

Retired US officer | Gen James N Mattis

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