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20 die, 150 trapped in landslide

Thursday, 31 July 2014 | TN RAGHUNATHA | Mumbai

20 die, 150 trapped in landslide

At least 20 persons were killed and 150 others feared trapped under huge mounds of loose soil that rolled down from a hillock onto 45 houses in a major landslide that rocked Malin village near…

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Vivacity

One that lasts forever

Thursday, 31 July 2014 | Morgan Freeman | Mumbai

One that lasts forever

Morgan Freeman says his penchant to don diverse characters on screen comes from his first play in New York where he played over 50 roles What was it about Lucy that appealed to you and made…

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Sports Bytes

England crush India by 266 runs to level the series 1-1

Thursday, 31 July 2014 | PTI | Southampton

England crush India by 266 runs to level the series 1-1

A listless India crashed to a humiliating 266-run defeat against England in the third cricket Test after an abject batting surrender allowed the hosts to level the five-match series 1-1 here today. Needing to bat…

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POTPOURRI

Karan Johar denies signing Aamir, Salman for Rs 300 crores

Thursday, 31 July 2014 | PTI | Mumbai

Karan Johar denies signing Aamir, Salman for Rs 300 crores

Filmmaker-producer Karan Johar has slammed reports that he has signed Bollywood superstars Aamir and Salman Khan for Rs 150 crore each. According to reports, Johar had offered Aamir Rs 150 crore for Dharma Productions' next…

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BUSINESS & FINANCE

Mid-sized sedan Ciaz, LCV, compact SUV in 12 months: Maruti

Thursday, 31 July 2014 | PTI | New Delhi

Mid-sized sedan Ciaz, LCV, compact SUV in 12 months: Maruti

Maruti Suzuki India is gearing up for a launch programme for a slew of products, including mid sized sedan Ciaz and an LCV along with compact SUV, in the next 12 months to strengthen its…

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HEALTH & FITNESS

App that pays you for exercise

Thursday, 31 July 2014 | IANS | New York

App that pays you for exercise

Will you miss your workout if you had to pay for it? If money motivates you more than fitness, an app is here to either reward or punish you. Pact is an app which uses…

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Avenues

New ways of learning

Wednesday, 30 July 2014 | Pioneer | New York

New ways of learning

Montessori to inquiry-based and experiential way of teaching has taken the primary education segment in India by storm. Deebashree Mohanty explores what is the big advantage of this modern way of teaching over the traditional set-up.…

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India Abroad

PLA acknowledges 2013 incursion at Depsang Valley for 1st time

Thursday, 31 July 2014 | PTI | Beijing

PLA acknowledges 2013 incursion at Depsang Valley for 1st time

For the first time, the Chinese military today acknowledged last year's incursion at the Depsang Valley in Ladakh region and said such incidents occurred due to different perception about the Line of Actual Control. "Last…

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SHOW TIME

Lacks the kick

Sunday, 27 July 2014 | MEENAKSHI RAO | Beijing

Lacks the kick

Kick Starring: Salman Khan, Jacqueline Fernandez, Randeep Hooda, Nawazuddin Siddiqui Rated: 4.5/10 Jai Ho! Sallu bhai is all for Being Human, and now in the most aggressive way — through his movies. This is the second one of…

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BOOK REVIEWS

Modi’s metaphysical musings

Sunday, 18 May 2014 | KK SRIVASTAVA | Beijing

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

President Mukherjee sets a good example

Thursday, 31 July 2014 | Subhash Chandra Agrawal | Delhi

Mr Pranab Mukherjee should be complimented for his modesty in the completion of two years as President of India. He made just three foreign-trips in the first two years of his five-year term for the…

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Sunday Edition

Home away from home

27 Jul 2014 | Pioneer | Delhi

SOS Homes for Tibetan children has around 1,000 kids who are either orphans or their parents are in Tibet, says Ritu Pandey It’s a short walk from the Mall Road to Lal Bahadur Shastri Academy. But in contrast to the incessant chatter that surrounds me on Mussoorie’s most prominent landmark, silence rings aloud on the Academy Road...

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STATE EDITIONS

Two officers of Indian administrative services cadre faces trouble after Lok Ayukt get a case registered against them

31 Jul 2014 | Pioneer | Delhi

Two officers of Indian administrative services cadre, both posted as district magistrate of Agra faces trouble after Lok Ayukt get a case registered against them for pushing an arms license application under the carpets and even not giving appropriate answer during the initial probe. The duo were now served notice that why not action should be initiated against them for not performing their duties...

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SOUND BITES

It (CSAT) is not a Hindi or a non-Hindi issue, but of regional languages also. We will have to keep the balance in mind.

Union Minister —Venkaiah Naidu

The risk of attack by Russia on a Nato member state is significant. We are not convinced that Nato is ready for this threat.

British lawmaker —Rory Stewart

No one likes to see the suffering and loss of life that has occurred. We hold Hamas responsible for this. It has initiated and continues this ongoing conflict.

Canada's Prime Minister —Stephen Harper
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