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Polluting industries yield to crackdown

Wednesday, 01 July 2015 | Pioneer News Service | New Delhi

Polluting industries  yield to crackdown

The steps taken by the Centre to crack whip on polluting industries have started showing results. Around 920 industries out of 2,800 which were given directions in the recent months to reduce pollution level have…

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Vivacity

Dial-o-hunger

Tuesday, 30 June 2015 | Rupinder Kaur | New Delhi

Dial-o-hunger

There is somebody to take care of your midnight grub crisis. RUPINDER KAUR finds out food chains that deliver fresh food during wee hours of morning The late night food crisis, which often hits…

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Sports Bytes

Force India set sights on claiming fourth spot

Tuesday, 30 June 2015 | IANS | Silverstone (England)

Force India set sights on claiming fourth spot

Formula 1 team Force India has set its sight on claiming fourth spot in the constructors' championship, toppling Red Bull as its upgraded car arrives for the British Grand Prix this weekend. The team…

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POTPOURRI

Arjun Kapoor to endorse Hero Cycles

Tuesday, 30 June 2015 | IANS | New Delhi

Arjun Kapoor to endorse Hero Cycles

"Gunday" actor Arjun Kapoor has been announced as the brand ambassador of bicycle manufacturer Hero Cycles at an event here. He calls it a "match made in heaven". "It's a match made in heaven. I…

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BUSINESS & FINANCE

New Rs.100 notes to carry ascending numbers

Tuesday, 30 June 2015 | IANS | Mumbai

New Rs.100 notes to carry ascending numbers

The Reserve Bank Of India (RBI) has recently issued new Rs.100 currency notes in the Mahatma Gandhi Series-2005 with a new numbering pattern, an official statement said. The numerals, henceforth, in both the number panels…

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HEALTH & FITNESS

Twitter may help uncover unknown side-effects of drugs

Tuesday, 30 June 2015 | PTI | Washington

Twitter may help uncover unknown side-effects of drugs

A new technique that uses Twitter data can discover potentially dangerous drug interactions and unknown side-effects even before doctors and researchers have heard of them, scientists say. Researchers developed a computer programme that can efficiently…

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Avenues

Way Ahead

Wednesday, 01 July 2015 | SRISHTI DUTTA | Washington

Way Ahead

With India fast becoming the hub for higher education, the role of private colleges in imparting skills is the need of the hour and the challenges are big. Srishti Dutta attends a conference where experts…

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India Abroad

Indian sentenced to 20 months for sex with minor

Tuesday, 30 June 2015 | IANS | Singapore

Indian sentenced to 20 months for sex with minor

An Indian national in Singapore was on Tuesday sentenced to 20 months' imprisonment for having sex with a minor, a media report said. Dere Sachin Pravin, 39, was convicted before the State Courts on three…

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SHOW TIME

Fear factor up there

Sunday, 28 June 2015 | Meenakshi Rao | Singapore

Fear factor up there

Insidious Chapter 3 Staring: Dermot Mulroney, Stefanie Scott, Angus Sampson, Leigh Whannell, Lin Shaye, Hayley Kiyoko Rated: 7/10 Insidious it is but not as strongly as 1 & 2 were even though the much haunted Lambert family rests…

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Books

Unending quest to discover infinite freedom

Sunday, 28 June 2015 | MEHA PANDE | Singapore

Unending quest to discover infinite freedom

sleeping on Jupiter is a poetic novel weaving memories and experiences together, and most often the readers will find themselves delving into it with their natural instincts instead of being guided by a fixed textual…

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Mediation has its use, but not in rape cases

Wednesday, 01 July 2015 | Sravana Ramachandran | Ooty

This refers to the editorial, “No place for mediation” (June 30). I fully agree with the views that, if convictions in rape cases are sought to be diluted through the mechanism of mediation, it will…

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Sunday Edition

Dragon puffs beyond borders

28 Jun 2015 | RINKU GHOSH. | Ooty

China is dead serious about implementing its Belt and Road Initiative in its attempt to revive the silk route economy and by extension further its interests in the region. Rinku Ghosh follows the ‘string of pearls' We are being served Emperor’s rice, the best and the most flavourful, at Ruili, the border boom town of China’s Yunnan province that shares the fertile plains of Myanmar on the other side...

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STATE EDITIONS

‘Brahma pictures’ in social media 4 yrs old!

01 Jul 2015 | RINKU GHOSH. | Ooty

The purported photograph of the Brahma, which has gone viral in social media causing great anguish among the devotees of Lord Jagannath, is actually four years old. This has been found by the Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) during its preliminary investigations...

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SOUND BITES

There are ways of communication from the sidelines, which is encouragement, understanding the moment when to clap. It's within rules.

Tennis star | Novak Djokovic

I don't plan relationships. They just happen. There's no script. We are just out here doing what we're doing.

Rapper | Big Sean

Rohit Shetty (director) is very punctual. It is pathetic working with him. Actually, most directors are more punctual than the actors. Bollywood superstar.

Shahrukh Khan

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