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Naga Accord: A triumph of Modi’s grand vision

Wednesday, 05 August 2015 | Chandan Mitra

Naga Accord: A triumph of Modi’s grand vision

The accord signed in Delhi between the major section of Naga insurgents, namely NSCN(IM), and the Government of India is not just a ceasefire agreement aimed at bringing temporary reprieve to the long-disturbed State. The…

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Vivacity

All about lustre

Tuesday, 04 August 2015 | Team Viva

All about lustre

With Manish Malhotra’s The Empress Story, the curtains came down on Amazon India Couture Week. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, after a gap of five years, took to ramp in a grand shimmery gown. By TEAM VIVA Aishwarya…

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Sports Bytes

Law appointed Bangladesh U-19 technical advisor

Tuesday, 04 August 2015 | IANS | Dhaka,

Law appointed Bangladesh U-19 technical advisor

Former Australian cricketer Stuart Law has returned to Bangladesh cricket as the technical advisor to the Under-19 cricket team. The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) appointed the former Bangladesh national team coach to the post for…

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POTPOURRI

'Bajrangi Bhaijaan' heads to Busan

Tuesday, 04 August 2015 | IANS | Mumbai

'Bajrangi Bhaijaan' heads to Busan

Superstar Salman Khan's on-screen journey from India to Pakistan in “Bajrangi Bhaijaan” has not only dominated the box office in India, but has crossed borders to reach foreign shores. The Kabir Khan directorial will…

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BUSINESS & FINANCE

Bharti Airtel Q1 net rises 40.2 percenta

Tuesday, 04 August 2015 | IANS | New Delhi

Bharti Airtel Q1 net rises 40.2 percenta

Bharti Airtel said on Tuesday that its net profit in the first quarter of 2015-16 grew by 40.2 percent to Rs.1,554 crore as against Rs.1,108 crore in the same period of 2014-15."The year has begun…

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HEALTH & FITNESS

Three held with elephant tusk in Bengal

Tuesday, 04 August 2015 | IANS | Kolkata

Three held with elephant tusk in Bengal

Three people were arrested and five pieces of elephant tusk were seized from them by the forest department in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district, an official said on Tuesday. The arrests and seizure were made at Phulbari…

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Avenues

The new CAT

Wednesday, 05 August 2015 | Prof D P Goyal

The  new CAT

The time duration has increased but so have the number of questions. From this time onwards, CAT will have a chunk of descriptive type questions which will require candidates to go in with the right…

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India Abroad

More suspected MH370 wreckage found

Tuesday, 04 August 2015 | IANS | Paris

More suspected MH370 wreckage found

More suspected wreckage was found on Tuesday on the northern coast of French island of La Reunion, where debris suspected to be part of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 was discovered last week. According to…

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SHOW TIME

A complete gripper

Sunday, 02 August 2015 | MEENAKSHI RAO

A complete gripper

Drishyam Starring: Ajay Devgn, Shriya Saran, Tabu, Rajat Kapoor, Ishita Dutta, Prathamesh Parab Rated: 8/10 First in Malayalam, then in Tamil and now in Hindi — and yet as gripping as ever. Drishyam is one of those slow…

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Books

Building hope for the world

Sunday, 02 August 2015 | Mandira Ghosh

Building hope for the world

The Future Is Mine AUTHOR Vandana Kumari Jena PUBLISHER Ocean, Rs 250 Vandana Kumari Jena is a master of understanding human nature and that is evident in several stories in this collection. These stories are hard-hitting,…

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Suspension of Congress MPs a welcome decision

Wednesday, 05 August 2015 | M Ratan | New Delhi

This refers to the report, “25 unruly Cong MPs shown door” (August 4). This is a welcome decision. We had been witnessing Congress-led disruption of both Houses of Parliament for the last 10 days with…

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Sunday Edition

Intrigue, love and the Great Game: A story of Sikkim

02 Aug 2015 | Sanjoy Hazarika | Sanjoy Hazarika

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STATE EDITIONS

UP govt amends UP land Reform Act

05 Aug 2015 | PNS | Lucknow

In a decision that can extend relief to dalits living in villages Uttar Pradesh Government has amended Uttar Pradesh Zamindari Abolition and Land Reform Act allowing the Scheduled castes to sell their farm land to non-dalits, government spokesman said. Government has also decided to construct an international standard cricket stadium in Saifai – the native village of Chief Minister...

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SOUND BITES

I just want to ask the students at FTII that if they are seeing a political worker in Gajendra Chauhan, then are they seeing an actor in Rahul Gandhi?

Actor and BJP MP | Paresh Rawal

The Indian bride's style has evolved. It is not just reds, pinks and maroons for her. She is not scared to be different

Designer | Jyotsna Tiwari

This is going to be hard; dealing with climate change in its entirety, it's challenging. No single action, no single country will change the warming of the planet on its own.

US President | Barack Obama

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