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Ensure peace for talks: India to Pak

Thursday, 24 July 2014 | Vineeta Pandey | New Delhi

Ensure peace for talks: India to Pak

Foreign Secretaries prepare to meet in Islamabad on August 25 The Foreign Secretaries of India and Pakistan will meet on August 25 in Islamabad to carry forward discussions Prime Minister Narendra Modi had with his Pakistani…

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Vivacity

Leap of faith

Thursday, 24 July 2014 | Darpan Mago | New Delhi

Leap of faith

In her new book, Reema Abbasi shares details of Panchmukhi Hanuman temple in Karachi and wall paintings of Luv and Kush sitting with Valmiki, holding cards with Om Namo Namah written in Urdu. She chats…

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Sports Bytes

Don't play square off the wicket: Coach's advice to Virat

Thursday, 24 July 2014 | PTI | New Delhi

Don't play square off the wicket: Coach's advice to Virat

Virat Kohli's childhood coach Rajkumar Sharma has advised his ward to "avoid playing strokes square off the wicket initially" in order to counter the swing, saying it would help him get back to form with…

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POTPOURRI

Hrithik, Katrina overwhelmed by response to 'Bang Bang' teaser

Thursday, 24 July 2014 | IANS | Mumbai

Hrithik, Katrina overwhelmed by response to 'Bang Bang' teaser

"Bang Bang" team, including actors Hrithik Roshan and Katrina Kaif, are overwhelmed with the response to the movie's teaser, which attracted over 2.3 million YouTube views in 24 hours. The teaser for the action-packed…

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BUSINESS & FINANCE

Sensex logs new peak,Nifty scales 7,800 as mkts up for 8th day

Thursday, 24 July 2014 | PTI | Mumbai

Sensex logs new peak,Nifty scales 7,800 as mkts up for 8th day

A late flurry of buying lifted benchmark Sensex today by 125 points to log a new closing peak of 26,271.85 in the eighth consecutive session of gains as investors cheered Modi government's steps to attract…

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HEALTH & FITNESS

Brain next frontier to treat obesity

Thursday, 24 July 2014 | IANS | Washington

Brain next frontier to treat obesity

Therapies aimed at areas of the brain responsible for memory and learning could lead to better treatment of obesity and dementia, says a study. "This is a novel way for health care providers who treat…

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Avenues

Edu-tech revolution

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 | SRIYA REDDY | Washington

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

US lawmakers ask FIBA to review its policy on Sikh turbans

Thursday, 24 July 2014 | PTI | Washington

US lawmakers ask FIBA to review its policy on Sikh turbans

Appalled by reports that Sikh players from India were asked to remove their turbans at an international basketball match, top US lawmakers have launched a campaign asking FIBA to review the discriminatory policy. "We are…

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SHOW TIME

Not spine chilling

Sunday, 20 July 2014 | Shalini Saksena | Washington

Not spine chilling

Pizza Starring: Akshay Oberoi, Parvathy Omanakuttan, Dipannita Sharma Rated: 5/10 Making a good horror film is something that Bollywood does rarely. But some recent movies in this genre show that our film industry is finally getting a hang…

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BOOK REVIEWS

Modi’s metaphysical musings

Sunday, 18 May 2014 | KK SRIVASTAVA | Washington

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

Support to Hamas will not resolve the Gaza conflict

Thursday, 24 July 2014 | PN Saxena | New Delhi

This refers to the editorial, “On the side of the truth” (July 23). I fully endorse the views. There was no need or legal basis for a resolution condemning Israel and censuring Israel as suggested…

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Sunday Edition

Helping students focus

20 Jul 2014 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | New Delhi

I don’t know why my father has forcefully brought me here when he knows that I have no faith in astrology or any other abstract subjects that he subscribes to,” was the opening remark of a young lad brought for counselling. I assured the young man that he will not be offered predictions or a lesson in dos and don’ts...

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STATE EDITIONS

Give out caste certificates on time: Raman

24 Jul 2014 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | New Delhi

Chief Minister Raman Singh has issued a directive that students of standard 10th and 12th, belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Classes, should be compulsorily awarded their caste certificates before they pass out from school. The Chief Minister issued the directive at the meeting of Chhattisgarh Tribal Advisory Council, at the Vidhan Sabha premises on Tuesday evening...

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SOUND BITES

Manmohan Singh should make a statement on Katju's disclosure. People of India have got a right to know. It will help enhance the judiciary's image.

Union Minister —Venkaiah Naidu

Don't show any newspaper (in Parliament). We all read newspapers. You do not have to educate us.

Rajya Sabha Chairman —Hamid Ansari

The big question is: If I lived in Gaza, would I fire a rocket at Israel? The answer is, probably yes.

British lawmaker —David Ward
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