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ISIS terror strikes Indians in Libya

Saturday, 01 August 2015 | PNS | New Delhi/Hyderabad

India has managed to secure release of two of the four teachers abducted allegedly by the Islamic State (ISIS) terror group in Libya. Sources said the Indian Government was negotiating for the release of other…

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Vivacity

A midsummer night’s dream

Saturday, 01 August 2015 | Shrabasti Mallik

A midsummer  night’s dream

Gaurav Gupta has used silk in his collection at the Amazon India Couture Week. He says that the shimmery make-up and loud accessories of the models were used to create a surreal experience. By Shrabasti…

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Sports Bytes

Sania top contender for Khel Ratna

Saturday, 01 August 2015 | IANS | New Delhi

Sania top contender for Khel Ratna

Following a string of strong performances, Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza has emerged as the frontrunner to be awarded the country's highest sporting honour -- Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna. "Sania's name was initially recommended for…

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POTPOURRI

People have faith in my versatility: Gaurav Gera

Saturday, 01 August 2015 | IANS | New Delhi

People have faith in my versatility: Gaurav Gera

He has hosted live and TV shows, been a standup comedian, a radio jockey, featured in a live theatrical and has entertained small screen viewers with fiction shows -- Gaurav Gera says he loves to…

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BUSINESS & FINANCE

Srei Infra Finance' Q1 net profit up

Saturday, 01 August 2015 | IANS | Kolkata

Srei Infra Finance' Q1 net profit up

Srei Infrastructure Finance Limited on Saturday posted a substantial increase of 73 percent in its net profit at Rs.23.32 crore during the quarter ended June 30 as against Rs.13.47 crore in the previousquarter ending March…

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HEALTH & FITNESS

Heavy backpacks leading to kids' back bone problems: Experts

Saturday, 01 August 2015 | IANS | New Delhi

Heavy backpacks leading to kids' back bone problems: Experts

Over 60 percent of schoolchildren with heavy back packs have been found to be suffering from back bone and muscle problems, neck pain and also slouched postures, according to health experts. The experts have suggested…

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Avenues

Get creative with ad-making

Wednesday, 29 July 2015 | Syed Masood

Get creative with ad-making

If you have a creative bent of mind and are willing to burn the midnight oil, a career in advertising is what you are meant for. With the ad industry growing by leaps and bounds,…

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India Abroad

US House introduces resolution on India's Independence Day

Saturday, 01 August 2015 | IANS | Washington

US House introduces resolution on India's Independence Day

Ami Bera, Co-chair of Congressional Caucus on India and Indian-Americans, has introduced a resolution to recognize India's Independence Day and the significance of the US-India partnership. The resolution introduced by the lone Indian-American lawmaker commemorates…

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SHOW TIME

The new but old Sherlock

Sunday, 26 July 2015 | MEENAKSHI RAO

The new but old Sherlock

Mr holmes Starring:Sir Ian McKellen, Laura Linney, Hiroyuki Sanada, Milo Parker Rated:7/10 This is not the Sherlock Holmes you may have grown up with. He is not young, far from cocky or even self-assured though some of his…

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Books

Entering the walled city

Sunday, 26 July 2015 | Ankita Arora

Entering the walled city

Ahmedabad Writer: Amrita Shah Publisher: Bloomsbury Rs499 Amrita Shah is a perfect flneur who unfolds the city of Ahmedabad in front of the reader in a series of vignettes. This is a kaleidoscopic city which encompasses and…

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

With Mullah Omar dead, the Taliban may join IS

Saturday, 01 August 2015 | SK Gupta | Noida

This refers to the editorial, “End of Mullah Omar's era” (July 31). Mullah Omar was a spiritual leader and an Islamic fundamentalist in Afghanistan who founded the Taliban in 1994 and formed his Government in…

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Sunday Edition

Entering the walled city

26 Jul 2015 | Ankita Arora | Noida

Ahmedabad Writer: Amrita Shah Publisher: Bloomsbury Rs499 Amrita Shah is a perfect flneur who unfolds the city of Ahmedabad in front of the reader in a series of vignettes. This is a kaleidoscopic city which encompasses and locates itself between crisis, recollection and obliteration, writes ANKITA ARORA Ahmedabad, also known as Amdavad, is the seventh largest city in India...

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STATE EDITIONS

Sakchi bazaar cleared of encroachment, new parking zones to come up

01 Aug 2015 | PNS | Jamshedpur

Commuters traveling through one of the main commercial hubs of the city, Sakchi bazaar, which has been cleared of encroachment, can look forward to hassle free journey. After removing encroachments, the district administration the East Singhbhum deputy commissioner Amitabh Kaushal has asked Jusco to identify areas freed of encroachment suitable sites which can be developed as parking zones...

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SOUND BITES

India’s best education institutes are being tampered by a Government which believes that there is only one idea of India. The RSS and its wings promote mediocrity.

Congress vice president | Rahul Gandhi

I was the product of a broken marriage. And as a way to combat sadness, I'd defuse tension with humour. Then, I started honing that skill.

American Actor | Josh Gad

Ram temple will be constructed at Ayodhya with the support of mahants, sadhus and people, but not with the support of political parties. Priest of Dwarka

Shradha Peeth | Swami S Saraswati

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