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Drought threat looms large

Wednesday, 03 June 2015 | Pioneer News Service | New Delhi

Drought threat looms large

Threat of a drought looms large in the country for the second consecutive year after India Meteorological Department (IMD) revised its rainfall forecast from 93 per cent to 88 per cent i.e. from “below” normal…

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Vivacity

Where do we go?

Tuesday, 02 June 2015 | Rupinder Kaur/Shrabasti Mallik | New Delhi

Where do we go?

In a scenario where scoring 90 per cent and above is not a big deal, there are hardly any options in DU for those obtaining lesser marks. Rupinder Kaur and Shrabasti Mallik find out what…

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Sports Bytes

Saina, Kashyap advance; Sindhu ousted from Indonesian Open

Wednesday, 03 June 2015 | PTI | Jakarta (Indonesia)

Saina, Kashyap advance; Sindhu ousted from Indonesian Open

World number one Saina Nehwal disposed off Thai Nichaon Jindapon's challenge in straight games but PV Sindhu crashed out of the Indonesian Open Super Series badminton tournament following a close first-round defeat, here today. Second…

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POTPOURRI

Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya celebrate 42nd wedding anniversary

Wednesday, 03 June 2015 | PTI | Mumbai

Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya celebrate 42nd wedding anniversary

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has thanked all his fans, whom he fondly calls extended family (Ef), for wishing him and wife Jaya on their 42nd marriage anniversary. The 72-year-old actor -- who tied the knot on…

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BUSINESS & FINANCE

Sensex extends losses, falls below 27,000-level

Wednesday, 03 June 2015 | PTI | Mumbai

Sensex extends losses, falls below 27,000-level

Witnessing heavy selling pressure in almost all the sectors, the benchmark BSE Sensex dipped below 27,000-mark to hit its lowest levels in almost 2-1/2 weeks, on fears of a drought in the country this year. …

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HEALTH & FITNESS

Weight-loss surgery boosts sex life too

Wednesday, 03 June 2015 | IANS | New York

Weight-loss surgery boosts sex life too

The popular weight-loss surgery not only makes you look fit and healthy but can also bring spark back in your bedroom life, reveals a study. Bariatric surgery leads to greater intimacy between life partners as…

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Avenues

Choose wisely

Wednesday, 03 June 2015 | Aakash Chaudhury | New York

Choose wisely

For a smooth transition from Class X to a well-defined career course, students must analyse every criterion and select their stream wisely rather than going with public opinion, says Aakash Chaudhry The Class X is the…

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India Abroad

Indian-origin man jailed for sending obscene material to minor

Wednesday, 03 June 2015 | PTI | New York

Indian-origin man jailed for sending obscene material to minor

An Indian-origin man has been sentenced to 21 months in jail after he pleaded guilty of transferring obscene materials to a minor who was an undercover police officer. Nilanjan Brahma, 53, was sent to prison…

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SHOW TIME

Nonsensical & silly

Sunday, 31 May 2015 | Shalini Saksena | New York

Nonsensical & silly

Welcome 2 Karachi Starring: Arshad Warsi, Jackky Bhagnani, Lauren Gottlieb Rated: 4/10 Those who are looking for some sense from this movie will be disappointed. But if you are the kind of person who likes to watch films…

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Books

Listen to the borders

Sunday, 31 May 2015 | RAJESH SINGH | New York

Listen to the borders

Where borders bleed Author : Rajiv Dogra Publisher : Rupa, Rs500 Former senior diplomat Rajiv Dogra uses first-hand experience, anecdotal material, historical evidence, and incisive interpretation for a more contextualised understanding of the India-Pakistan border conflict, writes Rajesh…

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Roadmap for recovery is both clear and bold

Wednesday, 03 June 2015 | Bal Govind | Noida

This refers to the article, “In PM Modi's first year there's reason to cheer” (June 2) by Sandhya Jain. The damage done by the previous Government cannot be undone fast. The incumbent Government has laid…

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Sunday Edition

MODI 365: RESHAPING INDIA’S FOREIGN POLICY

31 May 2015 | Chintamani Mahapatra | Noida

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STATE EDITIONS

They’re key to good Plus II results but a harried lot

03 Jun 2015 | Chintamani Mahapatra | Noida

The Plus II results are out and the pass percentage has been quite encouraging. The Higher Education Minister and Secretary were bulging with pride while declaring the results...

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SOUND BITES

The UN recognising the Palestinian Return Centre is like giving the Hamas a welcoming celebration at its main entrance.

Israeli envoy | Ron Prosor

Apart from Indian spirituality, I like beautiful Indian women. I would like to collaborate with Priyanka Chopra.

Romanian DJ | Edward Maya

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has initiated commendable work to uplift Dalits, farmers, and the economically poor sections.

Union Minister | Maneka Gandhi

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