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It’s a riot a day in Uttar Pradesh

Tuesday, 29 July 2014 | PNS | Lucknow

It’s a riot a day in Uttar Pradesh

In Rampur, trivial bike accident leads to communal flare-up; 3 killed, 12 injured With Western Uttar Pradesh already in the grip of communal frenzy, a petty dispute in Rampur triggered a major clash between members of…

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Vivacity

Cook up a storm

Tuesday, 29 July 2014 | Pioneer | Lucknow

Cook up a storm

A recent telecommunication company’s advertisement stirred a debate on gender equation and social stereotypes She stands as a perfect example of the boss who often exhibits a devil may care attitude when it comes to meeting…

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Sports Bytes

Indian weightlifter Vikas wins silver

Tuesday, 29 July 2014 | IANS | Glasgow

Indian weightlifter Vikas wins silver

Indian weightlifter Vikas Thakur won the silver medal in the men's 85kg category at the 2014 Commonwealth Games here Monday. The gold was clinched by Richard Patterson of New Zealand with a lift of 335kg…

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POTPOURRI

Indo-American singer Mickey Singh to perform in India

Tuesday, 29 July 2014 | IANS | New Delhi

Indo-American singer Mickey Singh to perform in India

Indo-American singer Mickey Singh is set to perform in India for the first time during the launch of a jewellery brand, Aug 9. The singer is coming to the capital for his first performance in…

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BUSINESS & FINANCE

India needs to increase farm output, says Modi

Tuesday, 29 July 2014 | IANS | New Delhi

India needs to increase farm output, says Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday said India needs to increase its per hectare productivity of crops to meet the growing demand. "The land in the country is not going to increase... so we need to…

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HEALTH & FITNESS

Simple blood test can now detect cancer

Tuesday, 29 July 2014 | IANS | London

Simple blood test can now detect cancer

In a first, British researchers have devised a simple blood test that can be used to diagnose whether people have cancer or not. Early results have shown the new test gives a high degree of…

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Avenues

Edu-tech revolution

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 | SRIYA REDDY | London

Edu-tech revolution

Experts tell you that a balance between practical experience and technological tools is actually helping children to innovate. From kinder gogy, ICT led curriculum in colleges to annual Tedx events, techfests and model village projects,…

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India Abroad

US, EU to impose new sanctions on Russia

Tuesday, 29 July 2014 | IANS | Washington

US, EU to impose new sanctions on Russia

New sanctions would be imposed on Russia this week by the US and the European Union (EU) in the wake of Moscow's continued assistance to rebels in eastern Ukraine. "We expect the EU to take…

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SHOW TIME

Lacks the kick

Sunday, 27 July 2014 | MEENAKSHI RAO | Washington

Lacks the kick

Kick Starring: Salman Khan, Jacqueline Fernandez, Randeep Hooda, Nawazuddin Siddiqui Rated: 4.5/10 Jai Ho! Sallu bhai is all for Being Human, and now in the most aggressive way — through his movies. This is the second one of…

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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

Law, not netas’ opinions, should decide LoP issue

Tuesday, 29 July 2014 | KV Seetharamaiah | Hassan

Former Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee has said that the Lok Sabha Speaker should designate a member of the Lower House of Parliament as Leader of the Opposition, even if “there is no clear applicable…

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Sunday Edition

Home away from home

27 Jul 2014 | Pioneer | Hassan

SOS Homes for Tibetan children has around 1,000 kids who are either orphans or their parents are in Tibet, says Ritu Pandey It’s a short walk from the Mall Road to Lal Bahadur Shastri Academy. But in contrast to the incessant chatter that surrounds me on Mussoorie’s most prominent landmark, silence rings aloud on the Academy Road...

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STATE EDITIONS

‘Diarrhoea Control Fortnight' inaugurated

29 Jul 2014 | Pioneer | Hassan

The Governor of Uttarakhand Aziz Qureshi inaugurated the 'Intensified Diarrhoea Control Fortnight' at the Doon Women's hospital here on Monday. The fortnight is being organised by the state Health department to increase the awareness about the disease and to reduce the diarrohea deaths in children below five years to zero...

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SOUND BITES

My intention was make the point that the Gujarat model would help the UP regime in controlling communal violence. There hasn't been a riot in Gujarat since 2002.

BJP leader —CT Ravi

There is real power in social media. But I'm a private person so I was nervous about it. I didn't know how to interact in this way.

Actor —Kerry Washington

If a communication comes from there (Pakistan) to participate in a polio eradication programme, and if a programme can be made, then I will join it.

Legendary actor —Amitabh Bachchan
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