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Coalgate embers scorch Singh

Wednesday, 26 November 2014 | PNS | New Delhi

Coalgate embers  scorch Singh

Coalgate continues to haunt former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. A Special Court on Tuesday slammed the CBI for not questioning Singh though the Coal Ministry was directly under him from 2005 to 2009. During the…

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Vivacity

Snowman’s land

Tuesday, 25 November 2014 | Pioneer | New Delhi

Snowman’s land

With the growing popularity of adventure tourism in India, winter sports is the current tourist fad. Known for skiing and snow trekking, Gangtok, Deo Tibba and Gulmarg are emerging as top-rated destinations this season Soaking…

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Sports Bytes

Kohli scores 60; Vijay, Pujara also among runs against CA XI

Tuesday, 25 November 2014 | PTI | Adelaide

Kohli scores 60; Vijay, Pujara also among runs against CA XI

India made a positive start to their tour of Australia after rounding off the practice game against Cricket Australia XI with an allround performance as the two-day match ended in a draw here today. At…

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POTPOURRI

Post illness rumours, Dilip Kumar bounces back on Twitter

Tuesday, 25 November 2014 | IANS | Mumbai

Post illness rumours, Dilip Kumar bounces back on Twitter

After a string of online rumours of his ill-health, thespian Dilip Kumar Tuesday emerged out of his hibernation from Twitter to ensure his fans know that he's well. He has thanked everyone for their concern. "Phone…

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BUSINESS & FINANCE

Banks collect Rs 6,000 cr in deposits from PMJDY accounts

Tuesday, 25 November 2014 | PTI | New Delhi

Banks collect Rs 6,000 cr in deposits from PMJDY accounts

Banks have collected over Rs 6,000 crore by opening 7.9 crore accounts under the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana, said a senior Finance Ministry official. "PMJDY is for the people, and especially for the women.…

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HEALTH & FITNESS

Take shower selfie challenge to fight AIDS

Tuesday, 25 November 2014 | IANS | New York

Take shower selfie challenge to fight AIDS

If you are done with the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, pull up your shirts for the HIV Shower Selfie Challenge. Reality TV star and AIDS activist Jack Mackenroth has launched the HIV Shower Selfie Challenge…

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Avenues

Funding your child’s education

Wednesday, 26 November 2014 | Nimesh Shah | New York

Funding your child’s education

Higher education in foreign countries can burn a hole in your pocket. But there is way around it. Apart from an education loan, there are various other avenues available for parents to explore. Nimesh Shah…

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India Abroad

Four Indian American students picked as Rhodes scholars

Tuesday, 25 November 2014 | IANS | Washington

Four Indian American students picked as Rhodes scholars

Four Indian American students, Anisha Gururaj, Sai P. Gourisankar, Maya Krishnan and Abishek Kulshreshtha, are among 32 men and women chosen as 2015 Rhodes Scholars from the US. Considered the oldest and best known award…

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SHOW TIME

A happy movie

Sunday, 23 November 2014 | MEENAKSHI RAO | Washington

A happy movie

HAPPY ENDING Staring: Govinda, Saif Ali Khan, Ileana D'Cruz, Ranvir Shorey, Kalki Koechlin Rated: 6/10 Happy Ending is quite a hip and happy movie, breezy about that crazy little thing called love. And no, before you jump to…

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Books

Analysing the game-changing year

Sunday, 23 November 2014 | RAJESH SINGH | Washington

Analysing the game-changing year

2014: The Election that Changed India Author: Rajdeep Sardesai Publisher: Penguin, Rs599 While Rajdeep Sardesai’s book is largely about the successes and failures of principal protagonists Narendra Modi and Rahul Gandhi, it also deftly manages to provide an…

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Finding a sensible way out of the German row

Wednesday, 26 November 2014 | Padmini Raghavendra | Secunderabad

It is curious how, three years ago, German made its way into Kendriya Vidyalayas, when the nationally-approved three-language education policy talks about promoting one Indian language alongside English and Hindi. Though the value of Sanskrit…

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Sunday Edition

18th SAARC Summit: Seizing the opportunity

23 Nov 2014 | Nihar R Nayak | Secunderabad

There is renewed enthusiasm amongst the SAARC leaders over India’s positive pronouncements of its role in the region. This will give SAARC a new lease of life...

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STATE EDITIONS

Former Advocate General Kazmi dies in road mishap

26 Nov 2014 | Nihar R Nayak | Secunderabad

Former Advocate General of UP and senior advocate of the Allahabad High Court SMA Kazmi died in a road accident near Kunda in Pratapgarh on Tuesday afternoon. Three other persons accompanying him in a Tata Safari were seriously injured and were rushed to SRN Hospital in Allahabad...

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SOUND BITES

Prime Minister Modi has opened up for bilateral and national discussion many issues that had not been opened up in the same way before.

Senior US official | Sarah Swell

I am financing the petition in the court against V Srinivasan. There is no harm in backing anyone who helps me.

Suspended IPL chief | Lalit Modi

Those who kill in the name of religion are the ones who desecrate the Al-Aqsa mosque. I was shot just because of my beliefs.

Israeli Rabbi | Yehuda Glick

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