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High turnout omen for change?

Friday, 18 April 2014 | PNS | New Delhi

High turnout omen for change?

Bengal registers record 78.89%, lowest polling in MP at 54% A massive turnout in West Bengal and moderate to high voting in 11 other States for the 121 Lok Sabha seats that went to poll on…

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Vivacity

Funny Side Up

Friday, 18 April 2014 | Pioneer | New Delhi

Funny Side Up

Sofia Vergara talks about working with Woody Allen and Sharon Stone in Fading Gigolo, her son helping through the movie’s audition and her limitations as an actress How was it for you to be acting…

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Sports Bytes

CSK score 205/4 against KXIP

Friday, 18 April 2014 | PTI | Abu Dhabi

CSK score 205/4 against KXIP

Chennai Super Kings scored 205 for 4 in their Indian Premier league match against Kings XI Punjab here today. Brief Scores: Chennai Super Kings: 205 for 4 in 20 overs (DR Smith 66, BB McCullum 67, L…

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POTPOURRI

Tom Cruise secretly dating fellow Scientologist Laura Prepon?

Friday, 18 April 2014 | PTI | Los Angeles

Tom Cruise secretly dating fellow Scientologist Laura Prepon?

Hollywood superstar Tom Cruise has reportedly been secretly dating 'Orange Is the New Black' star Laura Prepon for several months. The actors, who are both practicing Scientologists, have apparently been seeing each other since last…

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BUSINESS & FINANCE

PMO says GDP has grown three times during UPA rule

Friday, 18 April 2014 | PTI | New Delhi

PMO says GDP has grown three times during UPA rule

The Prime Minister's Office today came out with data to highlight the progress made under Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over the last 10 years in an effort to counter the damaging claims made by his…

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HEALTH & FITNESS

Obesity can aggravate bone and muscle loss

Friday, 18 April 2014 | IANS | New York

Obesity can aggravate bone and muscle loss

Did you know that obesity may result in deterioration of bone density and muscle mass? If not, pay heed, a study warns. Researchers have identified a new syndrome called "osteosarcopenic obesity" that links the deterioration…

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Avenues

Victory lab

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 | Aruna Singh | New York

Victory lab

The Indian healthcare segment is growing leaps and bounds thus opening up new avenues for laboratory technicians. The role of a technician is not limited to the medical field alone. They are taking up administrative…

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India Abroad

2 Indian peacekeepers injured in attack on UN base in S Sudan

Friday, 18 April 2014 | PTI | United Nations

2 Indian peacekeepers injured in attack on UN base in S Sudan

Two Indian peacekeepers have been injured in a "deadly and unprovoked" attack by a mob of armed men on civilians sheltering inside a UN base in the war-ravaged town of Bor in South Sudan. The…

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SHOW TIME

Vote for Bhoothnath

Sunday, 13 April 2014 | Meenakshi Rao | United Nations

Vote for Bhoothnath

Bhoothnath returns Starring: Amitabh Bachchan, Parth Bhalerao, Boman Irani, Sanjay Mishra Rated: 6/10 Bhoothnath Returns could mean many things for many people but the unanimous vote for it will still go to it being a surprise package. For…

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BOOK REVIEWS

Yes, Mr Prime Minister

Sunday, 13 April 2014 | Ananya Borgohain | United Nations

Yes, Mr Prime Minister

The Candidate Author: Anirudh Bhattacharyya Publisher: Penguin, Rs 299 Anirudh Bhattacharyya’s debut novel, The Candidate is important because it is a fresh attempt to underline the Indian political scenario employing a hitherto offbeat narrative technique in Indian political…

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

There is a Mahabharat being played out today

Friday, 18 April 2014 | Gulab Shanker Singh | Lucknow

This refers to the summary of two different television interviews that the BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi has given recently. The responses given by him were clear and effective and resembled the interview taken…

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Sunday Edition

Maunam: Power of Silence

13 Apr 2014 | CHAITY BISWAS | Lucknow

There is a difference between ‘practising’ silence and ‘becoming’ silence. CHAITY BISWAS underlines it by explaining the distinction between maun and nishabd, two significant words indicating silence The existence that uses the senses for perception is essentially a product of reverberations, a play of sound or nada...

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STATE EDITIONS

SOUND BITES

Narendra Modi is the common candidate of all the communal forces in the country and the corporate world.

CPM general secretary | Prakash Karat

I have more acceptability in Pakistan and other Islamic countries than many of these pseudo-secular leaders.

BJP leader | Shatrughan Sinha

If there is a Modi wave, would you need these (film) people? You don't see Sonia Gandhi standing next to Salman Khan.

Union Minister | Shashi Tharoor
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