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BJP, Cong in high stake fight today

Thursday, 24 April 2014 | PNS | New Delhi

BJP, Cong in high  stake fight today

In an atmosphere turned sour by bitter exchanges and vitriolic personal attacks, the sixth phase of the staggered Lok Sabha poll for 117 seats will take place on Thursday. The stakes are high for both…

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Vivacity

Crime mansion

Thursday, 24 April 2014 | Karan Bhardwaj | New Delhi

Crime mansion

Hussain Zaidi's Byculla to Bangkok deals with three of the mobsters of Mumbai — Chota Rajan, Arun Gawli and Ashwin Naik. The author tells Karan Bhardwaj how the underworld is still active through real estate…

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Sports Bytes

Spurs coach Popovich named NBA coach of year

Wednesday, 23 April 2014 | IANS | Washington

Spurs coach Popovich named NBA coach of year

San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has been named NBA coach of the year for the third time. Popovich joined Don Nelson and Pat Riley as the only coaches in league history to take home…

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POTPOURRI

'Idi Modalu' - first Telugu crowd-funded film

Wednesday, 23 April 2014 | IANS | Chennai

'Idi Modalu' - first Telugu crowd-funded film

Five young first-time directors - Sai Chakaravrthi, Raj Chanvell, Rupak Ronaldson, Hari Shankar and Uday Gurrala - are teaming up for the first crowd-funded Telugu project "Ida Modalu", which is about an individual's journey in…

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BUSINESS & FINANCE

Rupee slips below 61 against the dollar

Wednesday, 23 April 2014 | IANS | Mumbai

Rupee slips below 61 against the dollar

The Indian rupee fell below 61 against a dollar for the first time in more than a month Wednesday on continued demands for the greenback from oil importers and weakness in other regional currencies. The partially…

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HEALTH & FITNESS

Pain may curb sex drive in women: Study

Wednesday, 23 April 2014 | IANS | Toronto

Pain may curb sex drive in women: Study

Do not blame her for no action tonight as women in pain often say no to sex as pain from inflammation or some other reason greatly reduces sexual motivation in female than male, research reveals. In…

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Avenues

Power-packed option

Wednesday, 23 April 2014 | Sunil Narang | Toronto

Power-packed option

The demand for diesel generator sets is expected to surpass USD 3.3 billion revenue by the end of 2018. This has led to the rise in the demand of technology-ready engineers and technicians in…

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India Abroad

Indian-American doctor indicted for causing death of two patients

Wednesday, 23 April 2014 | IANS | Washington

Indian-American doctor indicted for causing death of two patients

An Indian-American doctor in New Mexico has been arrested following his indictment by a federal grand jury alleging unlawfully dispensing of prescription drugs resulting in the deaths of two patients, and health care fraud. Pawan Kumar…

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SHOW TIME

The great divide

Sunday, 20 April 2014 | MEENAKSHI RAO | Washington

The great divide

2 States Starring: Arjun Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Ronit Roy, Amrita Singh, Revathy Rated: 6/10 Two States will beget two very strong opinions — the overwhelming one will be that it is too slow, too long and too personal.…

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BOOK REVIEWS

Singh was never King

Sunday, 20 April 2014 | Rajesh Singh | Washington

Singh was never King

Crusader or conspirator? Author: PC Parakh Publisher: Manas Publications, Rs 595 The Accidental Prime Minister Author: Sanjaya Baru Publisher: Penguin, Rs 599 Two devastating accounts, one by PC Parakh and the other by Sanjaya Baru, have hit where it hurts…

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Likes of Togadia need to be simply ignored

Thursday, 24 April 2014 | M Ratan | New Delhi

This refers to the report, “Togadia booked; EC to probe his speech” (April 22). The BJP has promptly denounced Mr Praveen Togadia's offensive remarks. However, it was shocking to see a few English television news…

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Sunday Edition

India’s Chinese unease

20 Apr 2014 | G Parthasarathy | New Delhi

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STATE EDITIONS

Election Commission elaborates security arrangements

24 Apr 2014 | G Parthasarathy | New Delhi

With the prestige of Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav and his son Akhilesh Yadav, who is the Chief Minister of UP, at stake and apprehensions of Bharatiya Janata Party and Bahujan Samaj Party of rigging in the ruling party bastion, the Election Commission has made elaborate security arrangements in all the 12 parliamentary constituencies going to polls in 15 districts of the state on Thursday. Over 1...

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SOUND BITES

I am confident that the people of Vidisha will enhance my victory margin to over four lakh votes this time. I have shouldered my responsibility well.

Senior BJP leader —Sushma Swaraj

I am a fakir. I have no money. I will run the campaign on your money. You, the people, decide what you want.

AAP supremo —Arvind Kejriwal

If my party comes to power, organisations such as the RSS and the BJP will be banned. They all spread hatred

RJD chief —Lalu Prasad
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