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It’s a riot a day in Uttar Pradesh

Tuesday, 29 July 2014 | PNS | Lucknow

It’s a riot a day in Uttar Pradesh

In Rampur, trivial bike accident leads to communal flare-up; 3 killed, 12 injured With Western Uttar Pradesh already in the grip of communal frenzy, a petty dispute in Rampur triggered a major clash between members of…

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Vivacity

Cook up a storm

Tuesday, 29 July 2014 | Pioneer | Lucknow

Cook up a storm

A recent telecommunication company’s advertisement stirred a debate on gender equation and social stereotypes She stands as a perfect example of the boss who often exhibits a devil may care attitude when it comes to meeting…

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Sports Bytes

Cook delighted to return among runs

Monday, 28 July 2014 | PTI | Southampton

Cook delighted to return among runs

England captain Alastair Cook was a relieved man after finally striking form to end a prolonged lean run even though he was disappointed not to get a hundred on the opening day of the third…

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POTPOURRI

Emraan waiting for right script to work with Salman

Monday, 28 July 2014 | IANS | Mumbai

Emraan waiting for right script to work with Salman

Actor Emraan Hashmi would love to team up with Bollywood superstar Salman Khan, but says that the script has to be really good. "If got the opportunity I would love to do. But so far…

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BUSINESS & FINANCE

Sensex down 135 points; metal stocks plunge

Monday, 28 July 2014 | IANS | Mumbai

Sensex down 135 points; metal stocks plunge

A benchmark index of Indian equities markets plunged 135.52 points or 0.52 percent Monday as metal stocks dipped. Most of the stocks were trading in red and selling pressure was seen in metal, oil and…

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HEALTH & FITNESS

Stomach most hated body part: Research

Monday, 28 July 2014 | IANS | London

Stomach most hated body part: Research

Stomachs have been voted the most hated part of the body by the British, followed by love handles and bingo wings, according to new research by non-surgical treatment clinic, CosmeDocs. When it comes to their…

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Avenues

Edu-tech revolution

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 | SRIYA REDDY | London

Edu-tech revolution

Experts tell you that a balance between practical experience and technological tools is actually helping children to innovate. From kinder gogy, ICT led curriculum in colleges to annual Tedx events, techfests and model village projects,…

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India Abroad

Indian among the pre-finalists to receive humanitarian award

Monday, 28 July 2014 | PTI | Houston

Indian among the pre-finalists to receive humanitarian award

An Indian humanist is among the pre-finalists of a humanitarian award worth USD 1 million to be handed over by Gonzaga University of northwestern United States in October. The award is given on behalf of…

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SHOW TIME

Lacks the kick

Sunday, 27 July 2014 | MEENAKSHI RAO | Houston

Lacks the kick

Kick Starring: Salman Khan, Jacqueline Fernandez, Randeep Hooda, Nawazuddin Siddiqui Rated: 4.5/10 Jai Ho! Sallu bhai is all for Being Human, and now in the most aggressive way — through his movies. This is the second one of…

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BOOK REVIEWS

Modi’s metaphysical musings

Sunday, 18 May 2014 | KK SRIVASTAVA | Houston

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

Law, not netas’ opinions, should decide LoP issue

Tuesday, 29 July 2014 | KV Seetharamaiah | Hassan

Former Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee has said that the Lok Sabha Speaker should designate a member of the Lower House of Parliament as Leader of the Opposition, even if “there is no clear applicable…

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Sunday Edition

Home away from home

27 Jul 2014 | Pioneer | Hassan

SOS Homes for Tibetan children has around 1,000 kids who are either orphans or their parents are in Tibet, says Ritu Pandey It’s a short walk from the Mall Road to Lal Bahadur Shastri Academy. But in contrast to the incessant chatter that surrounds me on Mussoorie’s most prominent landmark, silence rings aloud on the Academy Road...

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STATE EDITIONS

‘Diarrhoea Control Fortnight' inaugurated

29 Jul 2014 | Pioneer | Hassan

The Governor of Uttarakhand Aziz Qureshi inaugurated the 'Intensified Diarrhoea Control Fortnight' at the Doon Women's hospital here on Monday. The fortnight is being organised by the state Health department to increase the awareness about the disease and to reduce the diarrohea deaths in children below five years to zero...

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SOUND BITES

My intention was make the point that the Gujarat model would help the UP regime in controlling communal violence. There hasn't been a riot in Gujarat since 2002.

BJP leader —CT Ravi

There is real power in social media. But I'm a private person so I was nervous about it. I didn't know how to interact in this way.

Actor —Kerry Washington

If a communication comes from there (Pakistan) to participate in a polio eradication programme, and if a programme can be made, then I will join it.

Legendary actor —Amitabh Bachchan
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