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High turnout omen for change?

Friday, 18 April 2014 | PNS | New Delhi

High turnout omen for change?

Bengal registers record 78.89%, lowest polling in MP at 54% A massive turnout in West Bengal and moderate to high voting in 11 other States for the 121 Lok Sabha seats that went to poll on…

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Vivacity

Funny Side Up

Friday, 18 April 2014 | Pioneer | New Delhi

Funny Side Up

Sofia Vergara talks about working with Woody Allen and Sharon Stone in Fading Gigolo, her son helping through the movie’s audition and her limitations as an actress How was it for you to be acting…

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Sports Bytes

Daredevils score 145/4 against RCB

Thursday, 17 April 2014 | PTI | Sharjah

Daredevils score 145/4 against RCB

Delhi Daredevils scored 145 for 4 in their Indian Premier league match against Royal Challengers Bangalore at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium here today. Brief Scores: Delhi Daredevils: 145 for four in 20 overs (JP Duminy 67…

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POTPOURRI

Makers of 'Bhoothnath Returns' elated at movie's success

Thursday, 17 April 2014 | PTI | Mumbai

Makers of 'Bhoothnath Returns' elated at movie's success

Amitabh Bachchan starrer 'Bhoothnath Returns', which was released on April 11, has earned Rs 25.44 crore in five days, its makers claimed at its "success party". "When we were promoting this film, I had said that…

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BUSINESS & FINANCE

India, China boycott high-level meeting on global partnership

Thursday, 17 April 2014 | PTI | United Nations

India, China boycott high-level meeting on global partnership

India and China boycotted a high-level meeting on global partnership for development cooperation as the two major economies had concerns over the conference's approach to South-South cooperation and the binding nature of the meeting's outcome…

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HEALTH & FITNESS

AIIMS programme to create awareness about autism

Thursday, 17 April 2014 | PTI | New Delhi

AIIMS programme to create awareness about autism

Autism affects around 14 out of 1000 children, aged between 2 to 9 years, in India, and AIIMS at present is dealing with 600 cases of autism. Autism, a developmental disorder in children that makes communicating…

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Avenues

Victory lab

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 | Aruna Singh | New Delhi

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

Malaysia's top ethnic-Indian lawyer dies in car accident

Thursday, 17 April 2014 | PTI | Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia's top ethnic-Indian lawyer dies in car accident

Malaysia's veteran ethnic- Indian lawyer and lawmaker Karpal Singh, who defended opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim in his sensational sodomy trial, was killed today in a road accident. Singh, 73, and one of his longtime associates…

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SHOW TIME

Vote for Bhoothnath

Sunday, 13 April 2014 | Meenakshi Rao | Kuala Lumpur

Vote for Bhoothnath

Bhoothnath returns Starring: Amitabh Bachchan, Parth Bhalerao, Boman Irani, Sanjay Mishra Rated: 6/10 Bhoothnath Returns could mean many things for many people but the unanimous vote for it will still go to it being a surprise package. For…

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BOOK REVIEWS

Yes, Mr Prime Minister

Sunday, 13 April 2014 | Ananya Borgohain | Kuala Lumpur

Yes, Mr Prime Minister

The Candidate Author: Anirudh Bhattacharyya Publisher: Penguin, Rs 299 Anirudh Bhattacharyya’s debut novel, The Candidate is important because it is a fresh attempt to underline the Indian political scenario employing a hitherto offbeat narrative technique in Indian political…

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

There is a Mahabharat being played out today

Friday, 18 April 2014 | Gulab Shanker Singh | Lucknow

This refers to the summary of two different television interviews that the BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi has given recently. The responses given by him were clear and effective and resembled the interview taken…

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Sunday Edition

Maunam: Power of Silence

13 Apr 2014 | CHAITY BISWAS | Lucknow

There is a difference between ‘practising’ silence and ‘becoming’ silence. CHAITY BISWAS underlines it by explaining the distinction between maun and nishabd, two significant words indicating silence The existence that uses the senses for perception is essentially a product of reverberations, a play of sound or nada...

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STATE EDITIONS

SOUND BITES

Narendra Modi is the common candidate of all the communal forces in the country and the corporate world.

CPM general secretary | Prakash Karat

I have more acceptability in Pakistan and other Islamic countries than many of these pseudo-secular leaders.

BJP leader | Shatrughan Sinha

If there is a Modi wave, would you need these (film) people? You don't see Sonia Gandhi standing next to Salman Khan.

Union Minister | Shashi Tharoor
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