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After 2G, Jijaji: Modi

Monday, 21 April 2014 | PNS | Raipur

After 2G, Jijaji: Modi

Firing a broadside at the Congress first family, BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Sunday claimed that the assets of Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi’s brother-in-law has risen to Rs 300 crore from a meagre…

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Vivacity

Fresh from the kitchen

Monday, 21 April 2014 | Pioneer | Raipur

Fresh from the kitchen

While discovering ancient Anglo Indian and Victorian recipes and designing some quirky cakes with interesting flavours, a few women in the city are taking home-run enterprises to new heights What’s flavour to one can be a…

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Sports Bytes

Willis wins second straight BAA Invitational Mile

Sunday, 20 April 2014 | IANS | Boston

Willis wins second straight BAA Invitational Mile

Olympic silver medallist and event defending champion Nick Willis from New Zealand won the Boston Athletic Association (BAA) men's Invitational Mile event. Willis beat 2012 Olympic 1,500m silver medallist Leo Manzano, Irish champion Paul Robinson and…

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POTPOURRI

Budgets extremely high for superhero films: Vivek Oberoi

Sunday, 20 April 2014 | IANS | Mumbai

Budgets extremely high for superhero films: Vivek Oberoi

Indulging in superhero films is not a cake walk, says Vivek Oberoi and adds that inflated budgets restrict the endeavours of filmmakers. The 37-year-old had his stint with superhero film "Krrish 3", in which he played…

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BUSINESS & FINANCE

Global steel demand may grow at 3.3% this year

Sunday, 20 April 2014 | PTI | Mumbai

Global steel demand may grow at 3.3% this year

Global steel demand is likely to grow at a faster pace of 3.3 per cent this year, driven by rising demand for the commodity from India, Brazil, Russia, West Asia and North Africa, according to…

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HEALTH & FITNESS

Want to de-stress? Sex can help you

Sunday, 20 April 2014 | IANS | New York

Want to de-stress? Sex can help you

What can be the best way to defuse a fight or a conflict? Sex. Yes, you read it right. Learn the art from bonobos, a species of dwarf chimpanzee. Rather than allowing a fight to escalate,…

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Avenues

Victory lab

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 | Aruna Singh | New York

Victory lab

The Indian healthcare segment is growing leaps and bounds thus opening up new avenues for laboratory technicians. The role of a technician is not limited to the medical field alone. They are taking up administrative…

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India Abroad

US sees dramatic surge in graduate applications from India

Sunday, 20 April 2014 | IANS | Washington

US sees dramatic surge in graduate applications from India

Applications from prospective Indian students to US graduate schools surged dramatically while those from China slowed down a bit in 2013, according to a new report from the Council of Graduate Schools (CGS). A 32 percent…

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SHOW TIME

The great divide

Sunday, 20 April 2014 | MEENAKSHI RAO | Washington

The great divide

2 States Starring: Arjun Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Ronit Roy, Amrita Singh, Revathy Rated: 6/10 Two States will beget two very strong opinions — the overwhelming one will be that it is too slow, too long and too personal.…

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BOOK REVIEWS

Singh was never King

Sunday, 20 April 2014 | Rajesh Singh | Washington

Singh was never King

Crusader or conspirator? Author: PC Parakh Publisher: Manas Publications, Rs 595 The Accidental Prime Minister Author: Sanjaya Baru Publisher: Penguin, Rs 599 Two devastating accounts, one by PC Parakh and the other by Sanjaya Baru, have hit where it hurts…

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

The man of letters will be remembered forever

Monday, 21 April 2014 | Ramesh G Jethwani | Bangalore

With the demise of Nobel laureate Gabriel Garca Mrquez, the world has lost one of its greatest visionary writers whose novels and short stories exposed tens of millions of readers to Latin America's passion, superstitions,…

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Sunday Edition

India’s Chinese unease

20 Apr 2014 | G Parthasarathy | Bangalore

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STATE EDITIONS

Reluctant Generals and eager soldiers in Punjab

21 Apr 2014 | G Parthasarathy | Bangalore

Punjab is headed for a photo finish. After facing successive defeat in every election in the last few years, the Congress has surprisingly sprung up and is back on its feet after a long time...

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SOUND BITES

What the Prime Minister says does not matter. Both mother (Sonia Gandhi) and son (Rahul Gandhi) have to pay a price.

Prime ministerial candidate of BJP | Narendra Modi

Rahul Gandhi's vision is limited to balloons and toffees. He has no vision for the country.

Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh | Raman Singh

Deve Gowda and J Jayalalithaa are the root causeofthe Cauvery water problem. They are now trying to hide their mistake.

Chief Minister of Karnataka | Siddaramaiah
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