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Modi plainspeak on border, visa raises hope

Friday, 19 September 2014 | Vineeta Pandey | New Delhi

Modi plainspeak on border, visa raises hope

After a walk and a sumptuous dinner at the Sabarmati riverfront in Ahmedabad, it was time for some plain talk with the Chinese guests on Thursday and Prime Minister Narendra Modi did just that. After showering…

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Vivacity

Voice for change

Friday, 19 September 2014 | Karan Bhardwaj | New Delhi

Voice for change

Ustad Ghulam Ali Khan, who is touring India, is aghast by the increasing rate of crime against women. He tells Karan Bhardwaj about his passion for humanity, dedication towards social causes and why ghazals are…

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Sports Bytes

India tour for Champions League is a learning curve: Hafeez

Thursday, 18 September 2014 | PTI | Karachi

India tour for Champions League is a learning curve: Hafeez

Lahore Lions skipper Muhammad Hafeez has described their tour of India for Champions League twenty20 tournament as a great learning curve for the players and Pakistan cricket. "We are not in India just to play…

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POTPOURRI

Suneet Varma forays into jewellery designing

Thursday, 18 September 2014 | IANS | New Delhi

Suneet Varma forays into jewellery designing

After serving the fashion world with best of couture garments, ace designer Suneet Varma has now joined hands with a jewellery brand to create statement necklaces, chandelier earrings and handcrafted bangles. Varma has collaborated with…

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BUSINESS & FINANCE

Sensex back above 27,000-mark; gains 480 points

Thursday, 18 September 2014 | IANS | Mumbai

Sensex back above 27,000-mark; gains 480 points

A day after the US Fed decided to maintain interest rates to near zero for a "considerable time" even after its bond-buying programme ends, a benchmark index of Indian equities markets provisionally closed Thursday 480.92…

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HEALTH & FITNESS

Play what smart kids play

Thursday, 18 September 2014 | IANS | New York

Play what smart kids play

Plan to enrol your kid into an extra-curricular activity like music or sports? Do not just go by popular names, instead look for a place that has high achieving members. It is simply because who…

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Avenues

Robotics is way forward

Wednesday, 17 September 2014 | Sameer Bora | New York

Robotics is way forward

Robotics is gaining prominence in the field of education as it promotes holistic development of a child. It offers a comprehensive empowerment programme to students, focusing on development and application of core life skills. The…

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India Abroad

Indian expatriate faces trial for drug peddling in Bahrain

Thursday, 18 September 2014 | IANS | Dubai

Indian expatriate faces trial for drug peddling in Bahrain

An Indian expatriate is facing trial for drug peddling in Bahrain, a media report said Thursday. The unnamed man, 25, was arrested in an undercover police operation earlier this year after he tried to…

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SHOW TIME

Don’t miss this one

Sunday, 14 September 2014 | SHALINI SAKSENA | Dubai

Don’t miss this one

Finding Fanny Starring: Naseeruddin Shah, Pankaj Kapur, Dimple Kapadia, Arjun Kapoor, Deepika Padukone Rated: 7/10 To have actors like Naseeruddin Shah, Pankaj Kapur and Dimple Kapadia in one movie means that end product has to be brilliant. One…

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BOOK REVIEWS

Modi’s metaphysical musings

Sunday, 18 May 2014 | KK SRIVASTAVA | Dubai

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

Not the Mr Clean that media thinks he is

Friday, 19 September 2014 | Bhairebhai | Via web

This refers to the article, “Not just accidental, but negligent PM” (September 16) by A Surya Prakash. Media commentators still shy away from calling the former Prime Minister corrupt. They take the plea that he had…

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Sunday Edition

On Mission Education

14 Sep 2014 | Ananya Borgohain | Via web

Every year, more and more members of ‘confused youngistan' are joining a silent revolution to remodel ‘regressive' India. ANANYA BORGOHAIN talks to some of these young guns to explore their zeal that reverberates with renewed, constructive vigour In this era of globalised modernity, foreign markets, international education, and the glamour of the metropolises, a youth is expected to aspire to embrace all modern pleasures...

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STATE EDITIONS

SOUND BITES

It is important that we translate our (India-China) friendly contacts and make sure that we follow what we promise each other.

China’s President | Xi Jinping

I have faith in China’s new leadership. Xi Jinping is open-minded and his way of working is quite realistic.

Tibetan spiritual leader | Dalai Lama

The US wants to use planes and UAVs to fight IS, so that no American is injured. Is it possible to fight terrorism without any sacrifice?

Iran’s President | Hassan Rouhani
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