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Govt pushes ahead as Opp won’t budge

Saturday, 28 March 2015 | PNS | New Delhi

Govt pushes ahead as Opp won’t budge

The stalemate between the ruling party and the Opposition over the controversial Land Bill continued as the Centre on Friday decided to re-promulgate the Land Ordinance and the Congress rejected the Government’s offer for a…

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Vivacity

A walk through memory lane

Saturday, 28 March 2015 | Shrabasti Mallik | New Delhi

A walk through memory lane

The works and ideas of artist Ram Kinkar Baij are brought to life by members of the Vivadi Theatre Group in a unique art-meets-theatre show of two hours. The installations and performances reflect everyday life…

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Sports Bytes

New Zealand team unchanged for World Cup final

Saturday, 28 March 2015 | IANS | Melbourne

New Zealand team unchanged for World Cup final

New Zealand will bring an unchanged line-up into Sunday's World Cup final against co-hosts Australia here, captain Brendon McCullum confirmed on Saturday. New Zealand head into the match at the Melbourne Cricket Ground after defeating…

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POTPOURRI

Vidhu Vinod to host 'Broken Horses' screening for B-Town directors

Saturday, 28 March 2015 | IANS | Mumbai

Vidhu Vinod to host 'Broken Horses' screening for B-Town directors

A host of veteran and young Bollywood directors are likely to attend a special screening of Indian filmmaker Vidhu Vinod Chopra's Hollywood project "Broken Horses" here on Monday. Chopra is hosting the screening of his…

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BUSINESS & FINANCE

Gold jumps on good seasonal support; silver extends losses

Saturday, 28 March 2015 | PTI | Mumbai

Gold jumps on good seasonal support; silver extends losses

Gold staged a modest rebound after a brief overnight slide on the bullion market today following renewed offtake by jewellery stockists and retailers amidst seasonal demand. In contrast, silver slumped further due to sustained speculative unwinding…

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HEALTH & FITNESS

Music may activate genes for learning, memory

Saturday, 28 March 2015 | IANS | London

Music may activate genes for learning, memory

Playing music by professional musicians can enhance the activity of genes involved in motor functions learning and memory, a new study has found. "The findings provide a valuable background for molecular studies of music perception and…

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Avenues

Future of IB Board

Wednesday, 25 March 2015 | Pramod Sharma | London

Future of IB Board

The focus of the International Baccalaureate pedagogy is on ‘how to learn’ rather than ‘what to learn’. With the rising trend of IB Board in India, the number of schools offering an international curriculum will…

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India Abroad

Indian-American scientist chosen for US presidential award

Saturday, 28 March 2015 | PTI | Washington

Indian-American scientist chosen for US presidential award

An Indian-American biology professor is among 15 scientists who have been selected for a prestigious US presidential award for excellence in the field of science, mathematics and engineering mentoring. Murty S Kambhampati, a professor of biology…

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SHOW TIME

A family feature

Sunday, 22 March 2015 | Shalini Saksena | Washington

A family feature

Cinderella Starring: Lily James, Richard Madden, Cate Blanchett, Stellan Skarsgrd, Holliday Grainger, Derek Jacobi Rated: 6,5/10 It was back in 1950, when the fairy tale Cendrillon by Charles Perrault, the twelfth in the Walt Disney Animated Classics series,…

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Books

Myriad avenues of knowledge

Sunday, 22 March 2015 | Chandra Pal Singh | Washington

Myriad avenues of knowledge

SriYantra and The Geophilosophy of India Author : Niraj Kumar Publisher : DK Printworld,Rs600 The author unravels the hitherto known and mostly unknown meanings of Sriyantra and brilliantly establishes it as the most beautiful representation symbolising harmony…

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Bihar incident exposes malaise in education

Saturday, 28 March 2015 | Samik Ghosh | Gwalior

As an educator, I am deeply concerned by the recent incident of mass-scale cheating in school examinations in Bihar, which is a symptom of a deeper malaise that afflicts Indian education. I believe it is…

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Sunday Edition

Cleaning rivers, cleansing policies

22 Mar 2015 | Uttam Kumar Sinha | Gwalior

On World Water Day, let us recount our engagement with rivers — the unsurpassed carvers of Earth, lifeline of human history and its future. Let rivers run the course, and not just on the maps Rivers as sacred thread of yajna Rivers are ancient and older than the flow of human blood — a ‘mini cosmos’ spawning history, tales, spirituality and technological incursions...

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STATE EDITIONS

SOUND BITES

Our former Prime Minister (Atal Bihari Vajpayee) is not only just an Indian statesman, but an international icon, respected and loved by everyone.

Union Minister | Rajnath Singh

I would like to have one more (child). I am very satisfied with my two boys but, later, I would love a mini-me.

Singer | Britney Spears

Yogendra bhai said he did not trust us. He said he didn't think we will do anything (positive) at the National Council meeting.

Aam Aadmi Party leader | Sanjay Singh

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