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Modi hard-sells India to CEOs

Tuesday, 30 September 2014 | PTI | New York

Modi hard-sells India to CEOs

Business-friendly environment promised, seeks big ticket investments Over a power-packed breakfast meeting with the captains of 11 large American corporations, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday pitched for big-ticket investments to develop India’s infrastructure and create…

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Vivacity

Battle of the lords

Tuesday, 30 September 2014 | Divya Kaushik | New York

Battle of the lords

From Narendra Modi to Hrithik Roshan, Ramlilas have an impressive guest list for this year’s showcase. Eco-friendly fireworks imported from Thailand and drone cameras are the other highlights. Divya Kaushik reports How could Ramlila committees in…

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Sports Bytes

KKR to remain focused on strengths in semis: Robin Uthappa

Tuesday, 30 September 2014 | PTI | Hyderabad

KKR to remain focused on strengths in semis: Robin Uthappa

Riding high on a splendid preliminary campaign, Kolkata Knight Riders' batsman Robin Uthappa said his team would look to focus on its strengths in the semifinal against Hobart Hurricanes in the Oppo Champions League Twenty20. …

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POTPOURRI

Alia turns designer, says KJo influences her fashion sense

Tuesday, 30 September 2014 | IANS | Mumbai

Alia turns designer, says KJo influences her fashion sense

The young and versatile actress Alia Bhatt has turned designer for a line titled 'Alia' for an online shopping portal. She says her love for fashion is courtesy filmmaker Karan Johar. Alia says she was…

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BUSINESS & FINANCE

Sensex up 90 pts as RBI holds key rates

Tuesday, 30 September 2014 | PTI | Mumbai

Sensex up 90 pts as RBI holds key rates

The benchmark BSE Sensex rose over 90 points late morning trade today after the Reserve Bank kept key interest rate unchanged in its bi-monthly monetary policy. This is the fourth consecutive time that the RBI…

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HEALTH & FITNESS

An apple a day keeps obesity-related disorders away

Tuesday, 30 September 2014 | IANS | Washington

An apple a day keeps obesity-related disorders away

Want a healthy life? Eat an apple daily as certain compounds present in a specific variety of the fruit may help prevent disorders associated with obesity. Scientists from the Washington State University discovered that the…

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Avenues

Direct approach

Wednesday, 24 September 2014 | Chavi Hemanth | Washington

Direct approach

The Government plans to train 500 million people by 2022 to meet the large deficit of manpower. An industry like Direct Selling that provides self-employment opportunities for youth belonging to various segments of the society…

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India Abroad

Modi gifts Gita, Martin Luther King's memorabilia to Obama

Tuesday, 30 September 2014 | PTI | Washington

Modi gifts Gita, Martin Luther King's memorabilia to Obama

Keeping in mind the two people US President Barack Obama admired most, Prime Minister Narendra Modi personally chose gifts for him which included a 'Gita by Gandhi' in Khadi cover and audio-video clips from the…

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SHOW TIME

This one lacks soul

Sunday, 28 September 2014 | Shalini Saksena | Washington

This one lacks soul

Chaarfutiya Chhokare Starring: Soha Ali Khan, Harsh Mayar, Seema Biswas, Mukesh Tiwari, Zakir Hussain Rated: 5/10 While it is good to make meaningful cinema with a message, the problem occurs when the filmmakers try to bombard the audience…

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BOOK REVIEWS

Modi’s metaphysical musings

Sunday, 18 May 2014 | KK SRIVASTAVA | Washington

Modi’s metaphysical musings

A Journey: Poems of Narendra Modi Author: Translated by Ravi Mantha Publisher: Rupa, Rs 295 KK SRIVASTAVA dissects poems written by Narendra Modi and concludes that the collection, evocative and poignant, once afloat on the surface will bring…

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

China cannot take India for granted anymore

Tuesday, 30 September 2014 | Bal Govind | Via email

This refers to the article, “Dragon now has to deal with a different entity” (September 29) by Balbir Punj. There is no debate over the fact that China has the potential to turn around our…

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Sunday Edition

The Shah’s Regime

28 Sep 2014 | ANANYA BORGOHAIN | Via email

Naseeruddin Shah’s memoir is a detailed bildungsroman set in the India of the 1960s and 1970s. He is rivetingly honest and quintessentially minces no words...

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STATE EDITIONS

Guv and CM calls on for improvement of power situation in the state

30 Sep 2014 | ANANYA BORGOHAIN | Via email

Stressing on the importance of electricity in nation building both Governor Ram Naik and Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav called on for improving power situation in the state by preventing power theft and said power was the backbone for development. The Governor and the CM laid the foundation stone of the new building of the UP Electricity Regularity Commission here on Monday...

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SOUND BITES

The fall of the Congress-led Government in Maharashtra was the outcome of a covert deal between the NCP and BJP.

Maharashtra Congress chief | Manikrao Thakre

I am not against appearing on TV shows to promote the film. But I did nothing for Dhoom 2 and that did well.

Bollywood star | Hrithik Roshan

A deep-rooted bias prevails against Mahadalits and those from the down-trodden sections of society. I have myself been a victim.

Bihar Chief Minister | Jitan Ram Manjhi
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