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Sena adamant, but talks on

Tuesday, 16 September 2014 | TN RAGHUNATHA | Mumbai

Sena adamant, but talks on

135 seats for BJP out of question, but negotiation on, says Uddhav The stalemate between the saffron alliance partners over the sharing of seats for the October 15 Maharashtra Assembly polls continued on Monday, with Sena…

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Vivacity

Take it with a pinch of salt

Tuesday, 16 September 2014 | Shrabasti Mallik | Mumbai

Take it with a pinch of salt

Parineeti Chopra and Aditya Roy Kapoor’s daawat at North Campus left a bitter aftertaste. The promotional event miffed the students who thought they didn’t get enough attention of the stars who were on a food…

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Sports Bytes

Chanderpaul thwarts Bangladesh once again

Tuesday, 16 September 2014 | AFP | Gros-Islet (Saint Lucia)

Chanderpaul thwarts Bangladesh once again

Shivnarine Chanderpaul's phenomenal run of form against Bangladesh continued with the veteran West Indies batsman unbeaten on 63 in guiding his team to 208 for four, an overall lead of 427, at stumps on the…

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POTPOURRI

Arnold Schwarzenegger in Chennai for 'I' audio launch

Monday, 15 September 2014 | IANS | Chennai

Arnold Schwarzenegger in Chennai for 'I' audio launch

Hollywood star Arnold Schwarzenegger arrived here Monday morning amidst tight security to attend the audio launch of Vikram-starrer Tamil romantic-thriller "I". The audio launch will take place Monday evening at the Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium,…

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BUSINESS & FINANCE

Sensex pares early gains, down 40 points in early trade

Tuesday, 16 September 2014 | PTI | Mumbai

Sensex pares early gains, down 40 points in early trade

The S&P BSE benchmark Sensex trimmed its early gains and slipped lower by 40 points in the morning trade on persistent selling mainly in refinery counter on the back of lower global cues in spite…

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HEALTH & FITNESS

Positive message to convince smokers to kick the butt

Monday, 15 September 2014 | IANS | New York

Positive message to convince smokers to kick the butt

To dissuade smokers in a better way, the message on cigarette packets should be changed from "Warning: cigarettes cause cancer" to "Warning: Quitting smoking reduces the risk of cancer", researchers say. According to them, "gain-framed"…

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Avenues

Integrating employability into higher education

Wednesday, 10 September 2014 | Rajiv Mathur | New York

Integrating employability into higher education

The education that the youth is getting in India isn’t skilling them enough to make them employable. As a result 90 per cent of engineers, MBAs and ordinary graduates are struggling to find that first…

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India Abroad

Efforts on to acquire Ambedkar's home in London

Monday, 15 September 2014 | PTI | London

Efforts on to acquire Ambedkar's home in London

India may acquire the rupees 40-crore residential property where Dr B R Ambedkar lived during the 1920s and convert it into a memorial to the crusader for social justice, a social organsation today said. The…

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SHOW TIME

Don’t miss this one

Sunday, 14 September 2014 | SHALINI SAKSENA | London

Don’t miss this one

Finding Fanny Starring: Naseeruddin Shah, Pankaj Kapur, Dimple Kapadia, Arjun Kapoor, Deepika Padukone Rated: 7/10 To have actors like Naseeruddin Shah, Pankaj Kapur and Dimple Kapadia in one movie means that end product has to be brilliant. One…

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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

Former CAG has spoken the truth about rot in UPA time

Tuesday, 16 September 2014 | Sagar Singh | Via email

This refers to the editorial, “Incompetent, incapable” (September 13). In Mahatma Gandhi’s autobiography, My Experiments With Truth, an instance comes which reads as: “He who serves a band of dacoits by being their companion, or…

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Sunday Edition

On Mission Education

14 Sep 2014 | Ananya Borgohain | Via email

Every year, more and more members of ‘confused youngistan' are joining a silent revolution to remodel ‘regressive' India. ANANYA BORGOHAIN talks to some of these young guns to explore their zeal that reverberates with renewed, constructive vigour In this era of globalised modernity, foreign markets, international education, and the glamour of the metropolises, a youth is expected to aspire to embrace all modern pleasures...

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STATE EDITIONS

BJP MP stuck in a controversy when he said Madarssa are producing terrorists

16 Sep 2014 | Ananya Borgohain | Via email

The BJP MP from Unnao Sakshi Maharaj stoked a controversy when he said that the Madarasa's are producing terrorists in the country and demanded that these should be closed down. “The Madarsas should be closed down because they do nor respect Indian Tri colour...

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SOUND BITES

We at Trinamool Congress are neither thieves nor frauds. If our party’s involvement is proved in the Saradha scam, I will quit politics.

TMC leader —Mukul Roy

I am not making a movie on Modi. His story is still unfolding. Let’s see how it shapes. I do not have an agenda.

Bollywood film-maker —Prakash Jha

The people of Scotland must think very carefully about the future when they vote (on independence from United Kingdom).

British monarch —Queen Elizabeth II
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