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Thirty minutes in Salisbury and two Russians

Thursday, 20 September 2018 Gwynne Dyer

Repairing banks

Thursday, 20 September 2018 Pioneer
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Point Counter Point

We have given a detailed memorandum. We hope the CAG will look into the matter and speed up the investigation process into the Rafale deal.

Congress leader -Anand Sharma
Anand Sharma
Ravi Shankar Prasad

I don’t think JPC or CAG inquiry is set up just to satisfy the ego of an ill-informed leader of an Opposition party who repeats lies.

- Union MinisterRavi Shankar Prasad
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Entertainment

'Manmarziyaan' team angry over deleted scenes

Thursday, 20 September 2018

Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap on Thursday expressed angst after three scenes -- two involving Sikhs smoking -- were deleted from his latest movie "Manmarziyaan", apparently without his knowledge. "Hereby all problems of Punjab are solved and Sikh youth have been saved. Happy to be back in La la land again. Next time...

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Agenda

The Tamil Nadu political churn

Sunday, 16 September 2018

People in Tamil Nadu are realising that they’ve been made pawns in Dravidian politics, which has cultivated ethnic separatism and divisive identity politics. The State...

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The unexplored Guwahati

Sunday, 16 September 2018

Guwahati offers a rare combination of modern life that still carries elements from our rich, unexplored past, writes Somen Sengupta The significance of Guwahati is often...

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Stuck in the loop of history

Sunday, 16 September 2018

In History Repeating, Sam Wilkin unearths the patterns entrenched in the history of the world and shows how even critical incidents and revolutions carry a...

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Putin’s Russia vying for superpower status

Sunday, 16 September 2018

Vostok-2018 is about sheer show of military might of Russia under Vladimir Putin against an overwhelming aggressive NATO. When the world is gradually witnessing an...

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Questions on burning issues go unanswered at BJP meet

Sunday, 16 September 2018

This time something unusual happened at the National Executive meeting of the BJP. Sources say the current burning issues, including the rising fuel prices, were...

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Culture Lane

Sunday, 16 September 2018

Build around Brexit: Danny Boyle Danny Boyle has called on film-makers and writers to “reach around the hollow cavern” of Brexit to ensure British TV and...

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Staying calm at work

Sunday, 16 September 2018

We can’t control others at workplace, but we can control ourselves. At work, we can choose peace and calm, which will help improve our physical...

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Features

‘Artistes and art have no boundaries’

Thursday, 20 September 2018

Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui believes that India and Pakistan have a lot in common and need to reach out to each other Speaking at a promotional event...

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Green tea compound can help slip therapeutics inside cells

Thursday, 20 September 2018

Scientists have found that an antioxidant found in green tea can be used to 'sneak in' therapeutic compounds into cells, and can be used to...

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US tourists to India increased by over 6 pc, says Tourism Ministry

Thursday, 20 September 2018

Tourist footfalls from the US to India in 2017 have increased by over six per cent as compared to previous year, government said, countering an...

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Real time romance

Sunday, 16 September 2018

Manmarziyaan *ing: Abhishek Bachchan, Vicky Kaushal, Taapsee Pannu, Akshay Arora Rated: 6/10 Anurag Basu’s Manmarziyaan has a pace all its own and in its own way it compels...

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Talktime: 'The scenes haunt me'

Sunday, 16 September 2018

After giving a remarkable performance in Kumkum Bhagya, Mrunal Thakur makes her film debut with Love Sonia which is based on true stories of human...

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Stars behind superstars

Sunday, 16 September 2018

For a student to shine, it is important that his guru gives the right teaching and training. MUSBA HASHMI catches up with sports coaches to...

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Management gets specific

Wednesday, 19 September 2018

Many BSchools offer niche MBA programmes in AgriBusiness and Energy and Environment to encourage students gain extensive knowledge and hands-on experience of a particular field,...

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Couple held for duping people on social media

Thursday, 20 September 2018 | Staff Reporter

Dwarka District's Cyber Crime Cell employees have arrested a couple, a Nigerian national and his wife from Assam, who duped people by befriending them through social networking sites and pretending to send them expensive gifts. The accused Ifeanyi Joachin Nwafor's wife would then call the victims impersonating Custom and Income...

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Plan to maximise generation of power during rabi season

Thursday, 20 September 2018 | Staff Reporter

Efforts are being made to generate maximum power from the thermal and hydro power houses of Power Generating Company in Madhya Pradesh. The company is working on a concrete action plan to generate more electricity from power units in the rabi season. Production in company's thermal power plants in year 2016-17...

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Discoms owe Rs 2,909 cr to State Govt

Thursday, 20 September 2018 | PNS

The State Government incurred a total of loan of 1,350.48 crore and distributed it among the four power distribution companies (discoms), Nesco, Southco, Wesco and Cesu. While the total loan outstanding with interest on these companies is now Rs 2,908.55 crore, they have repaid Rs  78.77 crore only. Energy Minister Sushant...

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KGBV warden found hanging

Thursday, 20 September 2018 | PNS

Warden of Kasturba Gandhi Balika Awasiya Vidyalaya Bharti Kumari (52) under Pipra police station was found dead, hanging in her room in the school complex on Wednesday. SP, Palamu, Indrajeet Mahatha said her son Kislay Singh has given in writing that his mother was led  to commit suicide by the...

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UP ATS arrests BSF man ‘honey-trapped’ by ISI

Thursday, 20 September 2018 | PNS

Sleuths of Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terrorist Squad claimed to have arrested a Border Security Force (BSF) constable on the charge sharing defence secrets with the agents of Pakistan ISI (Inter-Services Intelligence). He was honey-trapped on the social media by a woman who claimed to be a defence reporter. The BSF constable, identified...

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Sub Inspector, another suspended

Thursday, 20 September 2018 | PNS

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal has directed to suspend Devender, Sub Inspector and IO posted at Police Station Bas in district Hisar for not filing challan on time in a case of violation of the PC-PNDT and MTP Acts. Apart from this, the Chief Minister has directed to issue show cause...

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Pauri girl allegedly sold, raped by her husband’s relatives

Thursday, 20 September 2018 | PNS

A case has been registered about a girl, hailing from Pauri Garhwal, being allegedly sold off and married to a person from Haryana. As per the allegation, the girl was sexually exploited by some persons known to her husband. She somehow escaped from their clutches and registered a complaint against...

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CM orders magisterial probe into police cane charging incident

Thursday, 20 September 2018 | Staff Reporter

While strongly condemning the incident of Congress party workers dumping garbage in the residential premises of  Urban Development Minister Amar Agrawal yesterday, Chief Minister Raman Singh on Wednesday ordered magisterial probe into cane charging on Congress party workers in Bilaspur on Tuesday. Addressing a press conference here during the State-wide ongoing...

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Afghanistan score 255/7 against Bangladesh

Thursday, 20 September 2018 | PTI | Abu Dhabi

Opting to bat, Afghanistan posted a competitive 255 for seven against Bangladesh in a Group B league match of the Asia Cup here on Thursday. Brief Scores: Afghanistan: 255 for seven in 50 overs (Hashmatullah Shahidi 58, Rashid Khan 57 not out, Gulbadin Naib 42 not out; Shakib Al Hasan 4/42).    

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Exotica

Much before Salman Khan, there was Dharmendra, who was the original He Man. But he also did path-breaking films like Satyakaam before he became an action hero. The actor talks about the industry which has given him dard and mohabbat, in equal measure.
From beer by the canal to doing nothing Amsterdam offers much to the young and restless traveller.
The picturesque French town of Yvoire is known for its flower-laden streets, medieval streets and an old chateau overlooking Lac Leman.

The Dialogue

The Dialogue

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Coffee Table

Coffee Table

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