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Bharat extols its Ratnas

Thursday, 25 December 2014 | Pioneer News Service | New Delhi

Bharat extols its Ratnas

Leaders cutting across party lines hail decision to honour Vajpayee In a befitting gift to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee on the eve of his 90th birthday, the NDA Government on Wednesday decided to honour…

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Vivacity

The good, the bad and the Ugly

Thursday, 25 December 2014 | Pioneer | New Delhi

The good, the bad and the Ugly

Anurag Kashyap will continue his campaign against the disclaimer on smoking in films even after the release of his latest venture. He believes that the disclaimer only obstructs the experience of the viewers and fails…

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Sports Bytes

Boxing Day Test to pause to remember tsunami victims

Thursday, 25 December 2014 | IANS | Melbourne

Boxing Day Test to pause to remember tsunami victims

The roar of a Boxing Day Test crowd will be momentarily hushed Friday in a mark of respect and to remember the 10th anniversary of the devastating 2004 tsunami. About 65,000 Australian fans are expected…

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POTPOURRI

Sanjeev Kapoor inaugurates National Street Food Fest

Thursday, 25 December 2014 | IANS | New Delhi

Sanjeev Kapoor inaugurates National Street Food Fest

Celebrity chef Sanjeev Kapoor inaugurated the National Street Food Festival at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium complex here Thursday, on Christmas Day. The first day of the four-day fiesta, organised by National Association of Street Vendors of…

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BUSINESS & FINANCE

Customer complaints in general insurance drop by 66pc in 5 yrs

Thursday, 25 December 2014 | PTI | Mumbai

Customer complaints in general insurance drop by 66pc in 5 yrs

Indicating an improvement in customer service by non-life insurers and stringent regulatory regime, the number of customer complaints in general insurance has recorded a significant drop of 66 per cent, according to a report. The number…

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HEALTH & FITNESS

High-fat diet not good in pregnancy

Thursday, 25 December 2014 | IANS | New York

High-fat diet not good in pregnancy

A study has found that high-fat diet and obesity during pregnancy compromise the blood-forming stem cell system in the liver of the developing baby responsible for creating and sustaining lifelong blood and immune system function. "The…

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Avenues

Learning Goes Mobile

Wednesday, 24 December 2014 | Dr Nidhi Maheshwari | New York

Learning Goes Mobile

A research conducted by Ambient Insight says that India will be the second largest country for buying mobile learning products and services by 2015 with a growth rate of 61.3 per cent. This will lead…

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India Abroad

Indian man in NY charged with causing injuries to his son

Thursday, 25 December 2014 | PTI | New York

Indian man in NY charged with causing injuries to his son

A 28-year-old Indian man has been charged with assaulting his four-month-old son and causing life-threatening injuries, including multiple severe skull fractures and brain damage to him and faces 25 years in jail. Jagsheer Singh of…

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SHOW TIME

PK lacks OMG moments

Sunday, 21 December 2014 | MEENAKSHI RAO | New York

PK lacks OMG moments

PK Staring: Aamir Khan, Anushka Sharma, Sanjay Dutt, Sushant Singh Rajput, Boman Irani, Saurabh Shukla Rated: 5/10 PK is an idea whose time has, sadly, long gone and the only thing new here is Aamir Khan’s complete and…

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Books

Recollections of a President

Sunday, 21 December 2014 | Pranab Mukherjee | New York

Recollections of a President

The Dramatic Decade Author : Pranab Mukherjee Publisher : Rupa, Rs595 India’s President Pranab Mukherjee remembers the formative years of the Janata Party and addresses the fragments and disagreements the…

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Discredited leaders will not get another chance

Thursday, 25 December 2014 | Venkataraman Jagadesan | Via web

This refers to the fuming of the so-called Janata parivar leaders. These good-for-nothing politicians should take sanyas following the sins they have committed by creating communal and caste problems and allowing the country to be…

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Sunday Edition

The M-World

21 Dec 2014 | Gautam Chintamani | Via web

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STATE EDITIONS

SP appoints Division In-charges from Rajya Sabha

25 Dec 2014 | Gautam Chintamani | Via web

With an aim to invigorate party workers the Samajwadi Party has appointed Members of Parliament from Rajya Sabha as in-charge of divisions, party spokesman said here on Wednesday. In a release issued here party spokesman Rajendra Chaudhry said that MPs would educate the party workers about the policies of the Akhilesh Yadav Government...

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SOUND BITES

The effort to usher in an era of good governance has begun on a very promising note. We will deliver an open and accountable administration.

Prime Minister | Narendra Modi

I don't want to age. If you said applying cement around my eyes would stop wrinkles, I would do it. I liked being in my 20s.

Actor | Sofia Vergara

This is the time to take bold decisions against terrorism and ensure their effective implementation. We owe it to our next generations.

Pakistan Army chief | Gen Raheel Sharif

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