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Al Qaeda wooing youth by misquoting Prophet

Monday, 02 May 2016 | Rakesh K Singh | New Delhi

The terror group Al Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) is not only distorting historical facts but also misrepresenting the teachings of Prophet Mohammad to further its recruitment agenda within the gullible section of the Muslim youth as part of its global efforts to carry out jehad for establishment of...

Netaji memorial to come up at IGNCA complex

Monday, 02 May 2016 | PNS | New Delhi

Days after Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma announced that a memorial dedicated to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose will be built in the national Capital, steps are afoot to allocate up to six acres of land in the campus of Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts (IGNCA) near India Gate for its...

Grapevine

Monday, 02 May 2016 | pns

Perfect match Senior advocate Gopal Subramanium is no cricket player but the game has followed him in the Supreme Court ever since it is hearing the case to reform BCCI. Earlier, he appeared for the Justice Mukul Mudgal Committee that examined the flaws in the IPL. And now, the Bench which...

Agri Min outlines slew of measures to tackle drought

Monday, 02 May 2016 | PNS | New Delhi

The Union Agriculture Ministry has outlined measures to tackle drought situation in the country. This includes provisions to handle water scarcity, providing drought resistant seeds and promoting low water intensive crops. Besides, additional food grains have been allocated to Maharashtra and Karnataka under the Food Security Act and schools in...

Heatwave condition continues, Phalodi in Raj tops at 46.5o C

Monday, 02 May 2016 | PTI | New Delhi

Heatwave conditions continued to sweep several parts of the country on Sunday with Rajasthan’s Phalodi recording the maximum temperature of 46.5 degrees Celsius. In Rajasthan, the highest temperature of 46.5 was recorded at Phalodi town in Jodhpur district, followed by Sri Ganganagar (46.3), Churu (46), Bikaner (45.8), and Barmer (45.2), and...

Perfumes, mosquito coils fatal for asthmatic patients: Experts

Monday, 02 May 2016 | Archana Jyoti | New Delhi

As the world gears up to observe Asthma Day on Tuesday, doctors have advised asthmatic patients to strictly adhere to inhaler therapy and warned that it’s not only air pollution, but indoor combustion sources like mosquito repellents or coils, incense sticks and fossil fuels besides room fresheners and perfumes too...

Modi slams Cong's vote-bank ‘karobaar'

Monday, 02 May 2016 | Ramesh K Singh | VARANASI

Making an attack on rival parties, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that he was made of ‘alag mitti’ as his Government was fully devoted towards making the poor strong and helping them fight poverty, in contrast to the policies of earlier Governments that primarily concentrated how to increase their ‘vote-bank’. Addressing...

Flanked by liqour baron, Kanhaiya backs drinking

Monday, 02 May 2016 | Faizan Ahmad | PATNA

The much publicised first visit of Jawaharlal Nehru University Students’ Union president Kanhaiya Kumar to his home State Bihar after his arrest on sedition charge landed in controversy when he spoke against total prohibition and was seen escorted by a Patna’s renowned liquor businessman. Kumar, who called on RJD chief Lalu...

Clamour for separate Vidarbha, Marathwada mars Maha Day

Monday, 02 May 2016 | TN RAGHUNATHA | Mumbai

The Maharashtra Day celebrations were on Sunday married by vociferous clamour for separate Vidarbha and Marathawada States, with the supporters of the two new States hoisting the flags representing their respective regions and the Vidarbha protagonists resorting to road blockades in Nagpur and violence at Yavatmal in support of their...

Raj flays BJP for failing to spruce up Hutatma

Monday, 02 May 2016 | PNS | Mumbai

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray on Sunday slammed the ruling BJP for its failure in beautifying, with flowers, Hutatma Chowk —a memorial set up to pay homage to 106 martyrs who laid down their lives for United Maharashtra during the Samyukta Maharashtra movement in the 1950s. Talking to...

Sunday Edition

From Red To White

01 May 2016 | Kushan Mitra

The red soil in the hills that surround the tiny village of Lanjigarh in Kalahandi district, Odisha, is full of bauxite — the source material for aluminium used in everything from aircraft to beer cans. Yet, mining in Niyamgiri hills has been scuppered due to concerns over the welfare of tribals residing there...

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STATE EDITIONS

Gram Sansad held in 12,464 panchayats

02 May 2016 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Chief Secretary Anthony de Sa reviewed activities under Gramoday Se Bharat Uday Abhiyan on Saturday. It was informed that so far, Gram Sansad has been held in 12,464 Gram panchayats in the State...

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SOUNDBITE

Smita Patil was gentle but stronger than anything you could ever encounter in a woman. Truly a gift we lost we never should have.

Actor | Amitabh Bachchan

The CBI raided my house the day after the FIR was filed. They have not spoken to me since in the last three years. I cannot fight the perception battle.

Air Chief Marshal (retd) | SP Tyagi

She (Hillary) will go down easier than any of the people we just beat. You are going to have an unbelievably good result in November.

US presidential hopeful | Donald Trump
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