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Govt puts Manmohan in dock

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 | PNS | New Delhi

Govt puts Manmohan in dock

Katju controversy gives impetus to Centre’s plan for judicial commission The Centre on Tuesday put former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in the dock on allegation levelled by former Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju that three former…

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Vivacity

Spin the Spoof

Tuesday, 22 July 2014 | Karan Bhardwaj | New Delhi

Spin the Spoof

Online parodies are a new promotional tool for brands, says Karan Bhardwaj It begins on a dramatic note! As goons try to snatch money (dowry for his daughter) from an old man, the ‘Himmatwala’, a brawny,…

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Sports Bytes

Dream come true for Buttler, surgery time for Prior

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 | IANS | London

Dream come true for Buttler, surgery time for Prior

New England wicket-keeper Jos Buttler finally gets the Test status after serving as a One-Day cricketer and this, he says, is a "dream come true". Lancastrian Buttler, 23, has played 63 times in limited-overs cricket…

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POTPOURRI

Priyanka unveils 'Mary Kom' trailer

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 | IANS | Mumbai

Priyanka unveils 'Mary Kom' trailer

Actress Priyanka Chopra Wednesday unveiled the trailer of her much awaited film "Mary Kom". She plays the Olympic bronze medallist boxer in the biopic and described it her "hardest" work so far. Produced by Sanjay…

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BUSINESS & FINANCE

Sensex up 133 points in early trade; Nifty regains 7,800-mark

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 | PTI | Mumbai

Sensex up 133 points in early trade; Nifty regains 7,800-mark

Continuing its rising spree for the seventh straight day, the benchmark BSE Sensex rose over 133 points in early trade today as metals, FMCG, capital goods and PSU sector stocks led the rally on sustained…

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HEALTH & FITNESS

Cancer drug can detect HIV virus

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 | IANS | Melbourne

Cancer drug can detect HIV virus

In a key discovery against HIV, researchers have shown that an anti-cancer drug can activate hidden HIV to levels readably detectable in the blood by standard methods. The anti-cancer drug romidepsin increased the virus production…

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Avenues

Edu-tech revolution

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 | SRIYA REDDY | Melbourne

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

83 US lawmakers seek joint address to Congress by Modi

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 | PTI | Washington

83 US lawmakers seek joint address to Congress by Modi

Ahead of his September visit, as many as 83 US lawmakers have signed a letter asking House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner to invite Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address a joint session of the…

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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

Indian nationality based on unity in diversity

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 | Kshipra Pal | Delhi

This refers to the article, “Spectacular success of cultural nationalism” (July 21) by Balbir Punj. While the achievements of Germany are commendable, they do not call for India to ape the variant of Deutschland's cultural…

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Sunday Edition

Helping students focus

20 Jul 2014 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | 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

SOUND BITES

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress should answer allegations of how the judiciary had been misused for political reasons.

BJP vice president | Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

We knew that with just 200 runs to get, there would be one winner. But who that winner would be, we were not certain.

Indian cricket captain | MS Dhoni

What is unacceptable is for Hamas to continue firing rockets at Israel. The Israeli political leadership has a right to use its military might.

White House Press Secretary | Josh Earnest
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