Crimes

The poorly trained and understaffed police are struggling to combat crimes against women, but the new government is engaged in a tug of war with the home ministry over ownership of Delhi Police.

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Food

Just a few steps away from it is World Pizza Journey, their newly launched concept restaurant that brings you 41 kinds of pizzas from all over the world.

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food is Monkey Bar

Mushroom Galoutis, Pumpkin and Tofu Curry, Chicken Chimichurri, Crab Rangoon, Rum-scented Carrot Cake and more can be chosen.

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Music
Poetically Yours, she says, is an exploration of thoughts expressed by Khusrau, Bulleh Shah and Kabir. Words have been weaved together to create momen...

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Latin world
The Latino-Cantina style place has been done in al-fresco, where cuisines from Brazil, Argentina, Cuba, Chile, Peru and Mexico are served.

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Movies
Imtiaz Ali’s latest project Tamasha, starring Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone, wrapped up its shooting schedule in Delhi.

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Politics
Of the 543 MPs in the nine-month-old 16th Lok Sabha, only 62 have clocked 100 per cent attendance.

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Economy
In a bid to allay New Delhi’s worries over Chinese presence in the Indian Ocean, Maldives has offered to India to invest exclusively in its ambitious ...

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Burden of Expectations
Pankaja is grappling with the huge burden of expectations that the followers of her father, the late Gopinath Munde, have from her.

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Government
Ministry beefs up security to protect classified information in South Block office.

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political player
The victory of a large number of independents in the local bodies’ elections in the state, the wipe-out of the Congress and the limited success of SAD...

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The Tribunals
The committee headed by Rajya Sabha MP Shantaram Naik recommended, “The tenure-posting seems to be less attractive to young advocates and other profes...

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Paranormal activities
Bound by Citizen’s Charter that instructs them to redress complaints within 60 days, bureaucrats are at a loss on how to tackle bizzare ones.

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women security
Last month, the Delhi High Court rapped the Central government for not providing enough security to women and ordered that CCTVs be installed in the c...

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Ganga cleaning
The government is now exploring bio-remediation solution to control pollution in the Ganga even as the wait for the Sewage Treatment Plants (STPs) alo...

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history of Mysuru
Childless Wadiyar queen adopts Boston-educated 23-year-old boy as new heir, to be crowned 27th prince.

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Business tycoons in Kerala are making the most of it by flying. And they are doing it by acquiring private jets so that they could speed up their trav...

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budget
Experts from the top nine sectors put forward their expectations from the forthcoming budget.

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Action against illegal stash in off-shore accounts was one of the biggest promises of Narendra Modi’s 2014 poll campaign and one of the points that th...

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tax
Jaitley increased excise duty by 25 per cent for cigarettes of length not exceeding 65 mm and by 15 per cent for cigarettes of other lengths.

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infrastructure
Stating that India’s infrastructure was inconsistent with its growth ambitions, Jaitley’s budget earmarked a big chunk of outlay to this sector.

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Defence
The Union government on Saturday announced a modest 7.42 per cent increase in defence spending for the fiscal year starting April 1.

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opposition benches
Says Govt failed in 3 key tests - addressing fiscal consolidation, equity, rising inequality; Chidambaram says it’s unkind, unjust budget; Yechury cal...

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Education
Education sector saw over a two per cent cut in outlay even as the government proposed to set up IITs and IIMs across the country.

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Finance Minister Arun Jaitley brought Yoga under charitable purpose for Income-Tax as yoga was India’s well acknowledged gift to the world, so tax ben...

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War
The Modi Government has decided to purge the corridors of power of endemic corporate espionage, involving a vast nexus of bureaucrats, various ministr...

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Work is Worship
The long and short of it is that nearly 5000 semi-literate people operate a service that delivers 200,000 lunch boxes to offices and schools all over ...

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Food
At the two-day festival, different gardening techniques will be brought to the fore. Additionaly, there will be demos on bottle gardening, rock garden...

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Awards
In the first look, it was unbelievable. In the second, it was incomprehensible. In the third, it was completely unimaginable. 29 year old photographer...

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Colour
Drinks flowed liberally, food was served generously and conversations were unconfined.

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Language
Re-discovering Sanskrit is an attempt that makes learning and conversing in the language easy.

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Investigation
After more than a year of its launch, UP Government’s pet Samajwadi Pension Yojana is yet to reach most of its beneficiaries

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Swine Flue
As Swine Flue, Dengue and other epidemics plague India, are we ready to meet the challenges? It’s tough going.

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Security
West Bengal CM’s silence over land demand for expansion of army and air force bases to contain China’s threat jeopardises India’s security

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Conflict
The secretary general of social organisation ‘Brothers’, Saikia organises meetings on communal harmony and awareness campaigns against witch-hunting a...

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relationship
The ceremony, marking a new relationship between the Yadavs, was also attended by the country’s who’s who, including Home Minister Rajnath Singh.

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Politics
The youths will conduct surveys for the specific legislator in his constituency to know the issues concerned to his/her voters.

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anti-Naxal
The paramilitary force inks deal with a private aviation firm after repeated incidents of Air Force pilots refusing to fly into forested conflict zone...

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Minority
According to the official, the population of those included in “others” category is about 73.39 lakh and forms 0.6 percent of the total population.

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Nirbhaya
The helpline introduced after the Nirbhaya incident in December 2012 to help women in distress has received as many as 30,132 calls asking for persona...

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Resurrection
Strengthening the DGI to keep a tab on performance would be one of his priorities, Jaishankar told the gathering of over 120 Indian envoys.

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Dalit
Frustrated Karnataka Congress chief Parameshwara, who led the Congress to victory in 2013, is playing the Dalit card to be CM or at least number two....

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ThinkEdu
The debate over de-politicisation of our educational system was so recurrent that it kept cropping up - even in sessions that had little to do with it...

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communication
Both parties mean well, but we’re just not communicating it effectively,” said Raju, reaching common ground.

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knowledge
Modern education caters only to the head and concentrates on filling the mind up with knowledge.

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Academics
Panelists also laid special stress on the importance of learning ‘people’ skills and how academic learning almost never taught them any basic human re...

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Sporting Crunch
On the question of priority given to cricket in India, Rathore said every other sport is active in the country only because of government effort.

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Given their current form & unbeaten record vs India in World Cups, South Africa are firm favourites but rejuvenated Men in Blue will hope to upset the...

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Education
The Minister was hitting back at the barely veiled opinion of the Communist Party of India (CPI) MP Ritabrata Banerjee, who had spoken about how succe...

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New evidence shows that the stringent vetting protocols involving access to ministries were not followed during the UPA regime

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Swine Flu
As the pandemic spreads throughout India, Delhi alone records over 900 cases. With the government scrambling to deal with it, is our health system equ...

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BJP and Christianity
A pastoral letter was read in all churches in 156 dioceses across India barely two Sundays ago, criticising the government’s inaction on church incide...

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Restaurant
Two friends wanted to create an oasis of food and friendship and that’s how the Embassy Restaurant came about.

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Music
The four-day festival starting February 19 will open with a shehnai rendition by Sanjeev Shankar and Ashwani Shankar

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AAP's Freebies
As the new Delhi Chief Minister starts keeping his promises of freebies, he may hit several financial roadblocks

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CM Without Portfolio
Opting for authority over his cabinet and the city, Kejriwal assumes power without responsibility by projecting Manish Sisodia as the proxy

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Theft in Temple
Delhi Police had informed both the PMO and the Home Ministry that in January 2015, at least 14 temples, five gurdwaras and two mosques were targeted b...

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RSS
As part of its changing iconography, the Sangh will mix intellect, business and spiritualism at a special show to be held at two Delhi resorts

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Swine Flu
The health ministry has also asked states to ensure sanitation and hygiene in all public places and to create awareness about symptoms of swine flu

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Swachh Bharat Mission
Analysis reveals that many of them hardly spend money allocated by Central Government for PM Narendra Modi’s ambitious cleaning drive

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India-US
American intervention dominates the debate as experts try to decode NDA’s foreign policy U-turn

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Indian Coast Guard
To make matters worse, despite the court’s order to undo the manipulations, no corrective measures have been taken so far.

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Flame of Hope
A campaign titled ‘Flame of Hope’ was launched in December 2014 to connect with the people in the UK.

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AP & TDP
To stop poaching of TDP leaders, Andhra CM makes his first visit to Telangana and criticises TRS rule

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Untouchability
Some temples in north Malabar are still following rituals and practices which could be considered as casteist, all in the name of tradition.

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Corruption Watchdogs
The NDA government under the watchful eye of the Supreme Court is engaged in the challenging task of choosing Central Vigilance Commissioner and VC w...

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Budget
Experts from the top nine sectors put forward their expectations from the forthcoming budget

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Cricket
Arch-rivals India and Pakistan, both with their own share of concerns, are all set to resume epic tug-of-war in today’s marquee encounter.

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Love for Animals
The animal adoption scheme is prevalent abroad and in some zoos in India, but now it is getting a big push from Prakash Javadekar-led Environment Mini...

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Social Life
Staging their music at the Hauz Khas Social today, the members of this musical collective talk about their travels, tours and the thing that unifies i...

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Valentine’s Day
As he boards the plane from Paris to Delhi, DJ Ravin, the resident DJ at Buddha Bar, Paris, brings a piece of the city of love with him.

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Movies
The ambitious flick Hawaizaada, based on the concept that aeroplanes existed in medieval India, did not really take off at the box-office.

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Art Fair
The India Art Fair 2015 came to an end on the February 1 with a special exhibit commissioned for its closing party.

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Drama
The festival that started on Feb 1 will go on till Feb 18 narrating stories that will be narrated in the form of plays as part of the presentation.

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Delhi Elections
Till last count, the voting percentage crossed 67.08 per cent, with both AAP and BJP claiming victory and Congress trailing behind.

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National Security
Narendra Modi and National Security Advisor A K Doval are working on an ambitious proposal to restructure the National Security Advisory Board.

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Swachch Bharat
Abhishek Marwaha, who works with an international travel company, has designed portable bins and has named them Swachh Bins.

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Government
Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar’s appointment at the helm to bring out-of-turn reshuffles of the heads of divisions.

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Culture
With almost 40 percent drop in the number of ‘chairs’ operating in the foreign universities, ICCR may soon reach out to the corporate world.

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Ancient Indian Sciences
Indian Council for Cultural Relations chief Lokesh Chandra has said that he will soon write to ministries of Science and Technology and Human Resource...

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Battle for Supremacy
Desperation of JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar to regain control of Patna is being frustrated as his erstwhile crony CM pulls out a dissidence trump.

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Human Resource
The appointment of CVC and VC is delayed due to pressure from leaders and lawyers to bring transparency in the selection process.

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On advice of astrologers, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee will return to Writers’ Building after blowing Rs 50 cr on Vastu-approved Nabanna.

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Education
The govt wants to introduce vocational education in schools and is toying with the idea of launching a pilot project in one or two states before launc...

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Religion and controversy
In response to a question raised by two parliamentarian in the LS for seeking details of DRDO’s, the RD&E, Pune laboratory claims that ‘making of Rat...

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Security
CM drops 730 personnel while 900 cops, NSG and CISF commandos guard Punjab leaders.

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Police
Of the 7,000 unfit cops, 1,700 were obese, 1,600 had hypertension, 1,650 had liver ailments, 750 were diabetic, 562 had uric acid problems, 373 were d...

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Development
Fadnavis completed 100 days in office marking the occasion with day-long discussions and presentations on how Mumbai could be transformed into a gener...

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Politics
The saffron party had broken the Tarun Gogoi-led Congress government’s stronghold in the state and bagged seven of the state’s 14 seats in the 2014 Lo...

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Financial Crisis
Announcement of populist schemes by the Odisha Chief Minister continues even though the state is passing through a severe financial crisis.

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Protest
Students see decision to relocate Chennai law college as part of the ‘facial depoliticisation’ of the city; opposition supports protest.

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NATIONAL GAMES

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KARNATAKA
In the past few years, the tiger habitats have been witnessing large scale encroachment and grabbing of forest land, especially in the protected areas...

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BUSINESS
Indian players have been thrown into a tailspin by the 20-25% cheaper imports.

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CRICKET
When Kapil’s unheralded bunch surprised the world by defeating West Indies in the ’83 WC final, it sparked the explosive spread of One-Day Internation...

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CRICKET
But with a fighting 44 against England on a tough Gabba strip before Perth, the all-rounder increases alternatives.

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BCCI
srini expressed willingness to contest the polls and assured the conflict of interest issue won’t be an obstacle anymore.

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Inspiration for several rowers in the country, Armyman is high on confidence after Asiad gold and has sights set firmly on Rio

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The gymnast’s decision to represent Madhya Pradesh infuriated the gymnastic fraternity in Kolkata as she received benefits of training from in Center ...

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Vijender of Rajasthan and Lalnunhlua of Mizoram were informed by officials that their bouts were already over and that their opponents, both pugilists...

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BJP is facing a tough battle in Delhi as the Aam Aadmi Party led by Arvind Kejriwal seems to have got its act together.

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The government has also decided to make IGNCA “the heart” of all cultural institutions, including various Akademis which are now spread across the cap...

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FOOD
The food at Ambrosia Bliss is as diverse as its seating choices. The multi-cuisine menu is a blend of some new creations, and many old favourites. Bef...

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HAPPENING IN TOWN
Kathgodam Express is a romantic comedy, adapted from Alfred Hitchcock’s classic, The 39 Steps. Replete with drama, suspense, politics, love, tears and...

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Yamini Mehta, head of Indian and South Asian Art at Sotheby’s said, “We are showcasing works from our upcoming New York sale of Indian and South Asian...

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In a bid to regain its foothold in the strong SC-dominated constituency of Sultanpur Mazra, BJP has replaced its 2013 contender Prabhu Dayal to confro...

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From Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, HRD Minister Smriti Irani, Health Minister JP Nadda, Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Thawar Chand Gehlot, ...

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Senior cops tracking Maoist activity in the state say action groups are leveraging popular sentiments; corporate houses beef up private security

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Due to the exploitative indulgence of the previous Censor Board, customised shows for the babus were held at the Siri Fort Auditorium for years

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Though Rajiv Gandhi had become IGNCA’s president in his capacity as the Prime Minister in 1987, his electoral defeat in 1989 did not alter his status.

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Despite the delay in entering the Delhi-poll fray, Rahul seems well-prepared and aware of local issues of Delhi. He has addressed a rally and a road s...

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Though Sujatha Singh’s removal has been abrupt, Jaishankar can count on loyalty from within IFS, where he has a sterling reputation

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Prior to his Tirupathi visit, he had also offered a special puja at a temple in his native Siddaramana Hundi village in Mysuru, reportedly to ward off...

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After the constitution of the 16th Lok Sabha, the first instalment of Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme was released in favour of al...

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Defence body faces flak for allowing contractual staffer access to sensitive areas of test facilities

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The current government has decided to strengthen Army’s air defence, with planned induction of wide array of sophisticated radars and missile systems ...

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Police say it is difficult to take action in such cases in the absence of anti-witch-hunting laws

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Karti Chidambaram criticises rise of cinema culture in party politics, brings differences out in the open

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Jabir was married earlier and his children from the first marriage were also staying with him.

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The unprecedented level of security in Delhi over the POTUS’s visit makes access to hospitals, railway stations, ISBT and airport chaotic, and hits th...

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National Bravery Award 2014, has all the elements of an action-packed Bollywood flick —a gun-toting assailant hijacking a school bus and students take...

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Food
Spending time rendering services at the Oberoi Hotels, Hard Rock Cafe and Yo Sushi, his observant nature compelled him to take notes of all the aspect...

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Photography
Titled Mystique of Angkor Wat, the exhibition follows a trail to Angkor Wat Temple complex in Cambodia, also the largest religious monument in the wor...

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Fashion
Bharathi presented a collection of exquisite jewellery using raw or untreated precious and semi-precious stones like rubies, opal, amethyst and quartz

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Books
Malik was excited with the presence of luminaries from the literary world at her book launch and wishes it does well with the public.

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Fresh faces with shining CVs, new strategies and old warhorses fight for existence in the Assembly elections

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Handpicked by Modi to lead the party’s influential units, Chauthaiwale is a micro-biologist by training.

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IRCTC, the catering and tourism arm of Indian Railways, is also working to increase its share in the tourism sector by tying up with Archeological Sur...

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In less than two months of the implementation of the PM’s pet project, biometric attendance systems (BAS), over 50 such machines

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CAT was set up in 2009 by the Centre following huge number of complaints reaching local courts that pertained to Internet fraud.

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At least six hospitals in the heart of the city will be affected because of the complete lockdown.

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Gunjan was not alone but 23 other children were Friday honoured with the National Bravery Award 2014 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi

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THREE DAYS OF CEREMONIES, NEGOTIATIONS, FINE-LINING AND SHOWMANSHIP DEFINE THE CRUCIAL MOMENT IN THE INDO-US RELATIONS WHICH ARE ALREADY ON A HIGH VEL...

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For astute observers, the invitation itself was the main highlight of the trip—that for the first time in 65 years, the Indian leadership will be sitt...

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A threat to Nitish Kumar, CM Manjhi is the hot-favourite with Lalu, Congress and BJP

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The British Sikhs have put a ten-point charter including the introduction of a statutory Code of Practice of the 5Ks and the Sikh turban to prevent di...

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CBI probe reveals Rs 5 crore was donated through a West Bengal politician

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Their mission took shape after several organisations from Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh complained of financial mismanagement in temples in their res...

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Basamlu says people get easily drawn to opium cultivation as the profit is 10 times of what they invest

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Taking up the task of reviving TDP, Chandrababu Naidu’s son Lokesh actively participates in the affairs of the party and government

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It is estimated that as many as 70 elephants were conferred such titles by various temple committees in the recent past.

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Nobody is sure about what is going to be Reddy’s next political move or if he will return to politics.

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Censor board chairman Leela Samson and her team quit alleging interference, but in reality their term had already expired. Behind her resignation dram...

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Standing up at Akshara Theatre today, the funny guy tells us how excited things get every time he gets a chance to make people laugh.

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Large amplifiers, cheering crowds and free flowing alcohol—three things that really get percussionist Naman Datta going.

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Bhanu Nehra and his cricketer brother Ashish Nehra played the perfect hosts at the launch bash of Schengen, a European Deli Bistro-Pub at Malcha Marg ...

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The ball was spiced up by the performance of the jazz band from Moscow, Oscar Jazz.

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Fresh Faces, Fresh Strategies and Old Warhorses Struggle to Win the Battle of Delhi 2015

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BJP national President Amit Shah has asked the party leaders to support Bedi and work together to win Delhi.

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The party has two war-rooms, one at Patel Nagar and  the other at North Avenue.

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Former CMs, like Bhupindra Singh Hooda, Captain Amarinder Singh, are expected to convince the Sikh-Punjabi voters to stay with the Congress.

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The government is following a Supreme Court order regarding Haj subsidies in particular and pilgrimage assistance in general

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After deputing senior joint secretaries to do interpretation on several trips, the ministry has finally roped in two regulars to do the job.

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The annual meeting will be crucial for the Sangh as it will take stock of its growing influence since the BJP-government took over at the centre in Ma...

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Sources said that former I&B minister Manish Tewari had wanted to end the cultural and secular caucus Samson had perpetrated.

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Samson, who had in the past served on various cultural bodies, had threatened to quit as censor board chief .

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She was forced to resign after a PIL filed by one of the Kalakshtra teachers said Samson was continuing in her post even after crossing 60 years of ag...

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I&B has vast responsibilities, one of which being certification of films.We’ve got heads of government organisations to carry these out. CBFC is one o...

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The meetings are to be convened not by the minister or the secretary but by the chairperson.

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Five MPs from Rajya Sabha have not yet responded to PM’s ‘develop a model village scheme’

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As police hunted down and killed the two suspects, another attack took place on a Kosher supermarket the next day in which four died.

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The individual toilet scheme, which the centre has commissioned across the nation, is also picking up speed.

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The issue has now raised a controversy on the social media, as army officials are claiming that they were not informed about their salary cut and it w...

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51 homeless froze to death in first nine days of January—around six per day

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According to top sources, the early list may include some journalists who work or have worked for the BJP in various official and non-official capacit...

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If we talk about glasswares, we have old-fashioned glasses, special glasses for straight drinks and ISO-certified glasses which are traditionally used...

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The festival attempts to initiate gender sensitisation to protect women from the angst and insecurity they face on a routine basis.

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The cast of the just-released Boney Kapoor production,  Tevar, was in Delhi for the films’s promotion. This is the first time Arjun Kapoor is in the m...

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There is more to look forward to than just the exhibit. One can partake in the symposium titled Crisis and the Un/Making of Sense: Art as Schizoanalys...

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The story has intertwined narratives from Munshi Premchand’s Boodhi Kaaki and  Dharamveer Bharti’s Gulki Banno.

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The fantasy tale of a prince, who is raised by gypsies after his parents are killed by traitors and  therefore is oblivious of his real identity, make...

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Sangh ideologue lists exhaustive changes to overhaul the current education system

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From January 12, the party will start with the traditional way of spreading the programmes and achievements of the seven-month-old Modi government, th...

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The increase in the number of tableax, which has gone up from 20 to 27, is troubling the defence ministry most.

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Only 4,890 homeless people can be accommodated in Delhi night shelters, according to benchmark of 50 square feet per person as decided

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Sports and bravery of women get a fillip with Arunima Sinha, the first female amputee to climb Mount Everest, likely to be conferred with a Padma awar...

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15 Central ministeries back move by the ministry of water resources to have one consolidated fund under it for cleaning the holy river

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There are a total of 451 IES officers in service and as many as 100 of them are posted in the now-disbanded Planning Commission, the most sought after...

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he ruling Congress government in the state has said the December 23 attacks were perpetrated by the Sangbijit faction of National Democratic Front of ...

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MAKE IN INDIA
Selective criticism of Hindutva at the Indian Science Congress loses credibility in the face of the real agenda of Innovation and Make in India.

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FOOD AND FESTIVE
Raul Martinez Ramirez, executive chef at La Bodega, a recently opened restaurant in Khan Market, was packing away his knives for the day when we stepp...

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WINTER THEATRE FESTIVAL
Warm wooden interiors of Akshara Theatre beckon your attention with its line-up of plays being staged, with plays like Bade Bhai Saheb, a dramatic ada...

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NEW YEAR BASH
Delhi’s elite party crowd brought in the New Year away from Delhi, with a few celebs going off to hills and those who chose to stay back partied at ni...

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B-TOWN
While, Katrina and Ranbir spent their New Year in New York, Anushka Sharma enjoyed with boyfriend Virat Kohli in Sydney.

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MUSIC
While, Swami Haridas Tansen Sangeet-Nritya Mahotsav is just days away, its proud presenter, Kathak dancer Uma Sharma, is making last-minute amends.

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CONGRESS
Attrition-hit party imports southern face trying to make the best of a bad situation where it hopes only to emerge as a runner-up.

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DELHI ELECTIONS
Over a dozen IAS officers have been reshuffled after it was found that the administration was unable to perform efficiently and effectively.

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WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT
Barack Obama, the chief guest at Jan 26 Parade, will get a salute from a contingent of 150-odd women army officers who are participating for the first...

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PRAVASI BHARATIYA DIVAS
A certain headcount of overseas Indians is still not found ahead of Pravasi Bharatiya Divas, which will also mark 100 years of Mahatma Gandhi’s retur...

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JHARKHAND POLITICS
Extending an olive branch to his political rivals, Raghubar Das goes all-out to bring along every tribal political biggie of Jharkhand.

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TMC’S LIFE MEMBERSHIP
In an unprecedented fund-raising initiative in the country’s political history, the ruling TMC will sell party membership for Rs.50,000.

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BIHAR POLITICS REUNION
The man who was projected as PM material, Nitish now stands to number four in the power pyramid of the Yadavs—after Mulayam, Lalu and Sharad Yadav.

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VEDIC SCIENCES
the brain power-packed science congress has luminaries in the world of science and technology.

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NITI AAYOG
Politics of Performance says BJP’s governance model was based on Gandhian socialist values combined with the consistent and economic policies.

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INTERVIEW
In an exclusive interview, the first BJP CM of Maharastra said that he is truthful to himself so does not hesitate to take decisions rapidly.

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KERALA
State’s northern region, a hotbed of Naxalite movement during the late 60s and early 70s, is again bracing for the old threat—Maoism.

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SOUTH VS NORTH
The Hurun India Philanthropy list 2014 states that region-wise, South Indians donated five times that of the amount given in charity by North Indians...

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DMK
Hundreds of supporters lined up to greet Anjanenjan, speaking in favour of the DMK entrusting him with responsibilities if it wanted to return to powe...

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TDP VS BJP
BJP and TDP are competiting with each other to woo YSRC and Congress members.

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WOMAN SAFETY
The state made sure that drivers of She Taxis have a safe ride too by launching cabs equipped with pepper spray, geo-fencing and also a communication ...

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DELHI
In Delhi valuables worth Rs 36,000 crore were  stolen so far in 2014. Only Rs 2,800 crore recovered.

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POLITICS
BJP leaders say it’s not a “game plan” where the dominant caste of the state was ignored for leaders of other caste, but “politics of development”.

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TERROR THREAT
Wanted for heinous crimes in their country, JuMB men use Indian states for terror games.

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FOOD AND FESTIVE
During the ongoing Shawarma Festival, chef Abdulkarim Kurdieh attempts to make the best shawarma he’s ever attempted at a restaurant—Rrala’s Habib.

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NEW YEAR’S EVE
The music band Barmer Boys will present a harmonic amalgamation of Sufi and Rajashani folk music, with regional charm in Delhi, on the new year eve.

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ARTISTIC TRIBUTE
Tsunamika, a little doll, is a symbol of joy, hope and unconditional sharing for grief-struck women—she’s a friend to children and adults alike.

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'THE MISSING ROAD'
The stretch, which is about 5 km long, was last laid about 20 years ago, from Sinna Sengal to Poovambadi is being looked for by the villagers.

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CLEAN INDIA
FICCI Ladies Organisation hosted an event to promulgate Swachh Delhi Abhiyan where BJP state president Satish Upadhyay was the chief guest.

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POLITICAL STRATEGY
TDP seniors irked as Andhra chief minister favours businessmen-turned-politicians for financial reasons.

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BJP IN BIPOLAR TAMIL NADU
The saffron party has 10 lakh members and plans to increase it to one crore. Critics call it a Herculean task in bipolar Tamil Nadu.

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SAVING INDIA’S GREENERY
Indian forests will get a protective bird’s eye view under ISRO’s wings, and the Ministry of Environment and Forests under Modi government.

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INDIAN ARMY
The Corps of the Signals is coming out with a project Cellular Communication System to deal with tactical-operational requirements during emergencies.

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CINEMA
Reginald Rose, who created a classic in Twelve Angry Men saw himself and many other directors adapting the teleplay onto stage with improvisations.

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SIKH COMMUNITY
The Sikhs supreme temporal body asked the Punjab government to ban the movie ‘MSG’ in the state as the dialogues appear to challenge the Sikhs.

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BIHAR's CASTE TRAP
The recent conversion of 40 “Mahadalit” families to Christianity at Atiya village near Bodh Gaya and then their denying it was not a solitary case in ...

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KERALA'S CASTE CRISIS
A lot of Keralites have been taking part in ‘Ghar Vapsi’ (homecoming) programme, initiated by Viswa Hindu Parishad (VHP) in Kottayam.

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LACK OF FUNDS
Parliamentary Standing Committee on External Affairs paints a bleak picture of how aid and projects committed by India have been stalled due to a fund...

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JAMMU AND KASHMIR
Senior BJP and J&K leader said BJP’s central leadership has authorized any alliance with any of the two parties for the formation of a credible govt.

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DELHI ELECTIONS
An Aap leader said that BJP does not understand what is foreign funding, it is not allowed in India but anyone who has Indian passport can donate to t...

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JHARKHAND PROTESTS
Several tribal organizations have joined protests and demonstrations against BJP for appointing Raghubar Das as the first non-tribal chief minister of...

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J&K GOVT.
While the PDP and the BJP explore grounds of mutual interest, the BJP wants Kashmir to get its first Hindu CM but Mufti says no

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DELHI ROBBERY
The police said the stolen mobiles and laptops are sold in markets like Gaffar Market and Nehru Placeand on online classified sites like OLX and Quikr...

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JINGLE TIME
The warm Christmas glow is sprinkling its festive glory on malls and markets that have decked up themselves to indulge visitors in cheerful winter fes...

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ROUGH WEATHER
Minister Parrikar and a top official are determined to block it till the Defence Ministry’s demands are accepted by the French side.

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WELCOME PREPARATIONS
The preparations for the US president’s visit as Republic Day chief guest next month are in the right earnest.

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FEAR IN THE AIR
After the latest red alert, electronic monitoring by Central intelligence agencies—dedicated and random—has increased exponentially.

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SECURITY POLICY
A committee is being constituted by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) under the National Security Advisor (NSA) to tackle the online jihad in India.

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IDEA GENERATION
On January 9 and 10, over 200 young employees in the age group of 35-45 years  of the ministry would get together to ideate and generate innovative so...

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HOUSE WARS
Prime Minister Narendra Modi walked up to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and asked her: “Didi how are you?’’

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CAMPAIGNINGS
Apart from using Narendra Modi as the mascot for its enrolment campaign, the party is also using the slogan to make Punjab drug-free.

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Christmas Celebrations
The BJP government is about to grant permission to an Eastern Christian sect which celebrates Christmas on January 7 to provide religious services in ...

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TURF WAR
Exactly two years after the December gangrape, a report on women’s safety in the capital identifies vulnerable areas but no funds are forthcoming.

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CUISINES
Spiralling up a three-floor staircase, we halt in front of a large metallic door that leads us into the newly opened Vault Café in Connaught Place.

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MUSIC
A few drinks down, musicians and friends Danny Dolan and Ally Dickaty, who were spending the evening hours at a popular bar in Los Angeles a few years...

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HOME DECOR
Expanding their design ingenuity to the home space was designer duo Gauri and Nainika, who introduced their home line, Gauri & Nainika Home.

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INTERIOR STYLE
Couturier JJ Valaya took the next big step for the House of Valaya by foraying into Valaya Home to create interiors and home décor in his signature st...

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BRONZE STATUE
Draped in the simplest shawl, with hands clasped together gently, stands the  bronze statue of the half-naked fakir, a name given to Mohandas Karamcha...

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MINISTERS
Ministers give wrong answers in Parliament disappointing even their party members.

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POLITICAL ACROBATS
The drive will take place from December 21 to 30 and focus on areas like Gokul Puri , Mangolpuri , Trilokpuri and  Sultan Pur Majra constituency.

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TRAIN WI-FI
They can also check their emails, access Facebook and Twitter accounts and all at almost no cost.

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WOMEN SAFETY
An investigation reveals that the most vulnerable areas for women in the capital are the tony New Delhi and South Delhi areas.

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WOMEN FRIENDLY
It was often felt that victims turn hostile while giving their statements before the judge especially in cases of rape and sexual assaults.

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WORD WAR
The core issues of the BJP—Uniform Civil Code, Ram Mandir, anti-conversion bill—were back, upstaging the deliberations on Planning Commission.

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TIGHT TIES
IAF’s frontline fighter aircraft suffers due to ineffective quality control check, reveals an internal audit carried by MoD and HAL

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WELCOME OBAMA
With a high-powered guest invited, the NDA government is leaving no stone unturned to make this Republic Day parade a memorable one.

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GOODBYE MIGRANTS
Home ministry prepares for crackdown in January, to fortify vulnerable borders, deploy more boots on the ground and send back migrants intercepted on ...

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SIKHISM
All set to constitute a ‘Sikh Censor Board’ to clear movies and books based on the Sikh religion, history and culture.

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IN THE HOLY NAME
Last week, a 17th century idol of Lord Raghunath worth `24 lakh, along with three more antique idols, was stolen from Raghunathji Temple at Rupi Palac...

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SIBLING FIGHT
YSR Congress chief sidelines Sharmila to gain political prominence while mother Vijayalakshmi disapproves

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TROUBLED NURSES
Male nurses are considered potential ‘trouble makers’ by hospitals and the popular management perception is that they are tough to be ‘managed’.

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GOVERNMENT SECRECY
No mystery in India’s history generates such passion and excitement as the death of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose. All governments, starting with the one...

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HOLY WAR
Not everything Made in China can be sold in India, especially when the product is the Guru Granth Sahib, the holy book of Sikhs.

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INDIAN ACADEMIA
Centralisation of all universities in India is on the cards and is a messenger of mixed tidings for Indian academia.

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TAMIL NATIONALISM
MDMK chief tries to project himself as crusader of new Tamil nationalism after trashing the Saffron bandwagon; fails to win supporters

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BOOZE
One per cent of TASMAC’s income should go to the kin of those who die due to alcohol consumption

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ANTI-LIQUOR POLICY
The Kerala chief minister’s latest change of mind on the state’s anti-liquor policy amply proves that the genie is out of the bottle.

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WOMEN POLICE
Despite being a part of the law enforcement body, if Jyotsna can be victimised it’s hardly a surprise that 347 cases of crime against women were repor...

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CONTROVERSIES
One of the elitist and oldest clubs of the city, the Bangalore Club, is today battling a sea of controversies.

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FORMAL ADMONITION
Government refuses to adopt a resolution that would become a formal admonition of all hate-speech makers, without naming Minister Niranjan Jyoti, but ...

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HEAVY LUNCHEONS
Excess energy among Members of Parliament gets translated into loud protests or keen debates during the morning session of Parliament.

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BASELESS STATEMENTS
Khap Panchayats in Haryana have refused to accept the bizarre diktats issued against the women in the state, like the one recently issued by the Akhil...

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BLURRY VISION
Victims of the NGO-run eye camp that claimed their eyesight now want to see the light of justice.

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FRIENDS-FOE
After Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis inducted 10 Shiv Sena members into his Cabinet on Friday, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray was expe...

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UNDISPUTED LEADER
Hemant Soren has established himself as the undisputed leader in the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) and been single-handedly challenging Prime Minister ...

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POLLS
United by blood but separated along party lines, four political families in Jammu and Kashmir are locked in a contest to turn the tables against each ...

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LOOPHOLE SCHEMES
The Centre may create new schemes to address various issues ranging from sexual harassment at workplace to child and minority welfare, but it seems th...

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SAINTHOOD
A German is on his way to becoming a saint, courtesy the Indian Church. A Germany-born missionary, who has survived the Nazi regime, has been put on t...

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THINK-TANKS
As the ‘new world order’ takes shape with right-wing gaining prominence, RSS-inclined think-tanks are mooting suggestions to the new government on iss...

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SPECIAL COURTS
In order to generate revenue for the government, the law ministry is all set to create special courts to dispose of over 90,000 pending income tax-rel...

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CAMPAIGNING
The Saffron Party is gearing to carpet-bomb the capital with 100 rallies after getting the marching orders from Chief Amit Shah

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CONTROVERSY TRAIL
The British Intelligence note, however, hints that the Soviets could be bluffing. It says the DIB  (Director of Intelligence Branch) “recognises, of c...

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EXQUISITE FASHION
The name Bal conjures up images of exquisite fashion, but this time it was a Bal who is an artist. Designer Rohit Bal hosted a private viewing of his ...

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MIND READER
It’s best to be honest with 23-year-old Karan Singh, since he’s anyway going to figure out what you’re thinking. Mind readers can do that really well.

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REEL LIFE
One day, when movie buff Anna Tryc Bromley, the director at the Polish Institute, New Delhi,  was intently watching a black and white movie, her eight...

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COMEDIAN
American comedian Dan Nainan, slated to perform in Gurgaon in the coming week, considers 2014 as his best year as a standup artiste in 13 years.

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HUNGER GAMES
Prison food just got an upgrade at this new lock-up in Gurgaon. Inspired by a restaurant in Japan, this theme-based dining venue offers  a complete ja...

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SCAM
Noida Chief Engineer Yadav Singh has been shifted out of his job for amassing massive wealth, but his arrest could take time.

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HOLISTIC EDUCATION
The education policy prepared by RSS-affiliated body BMS focuses on changing the current pattern and incorporating vocational training.

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WHITE ELEPHANT
It’s an elephantine problem with no solution in sight. The wildlife authorities in neighbouring Haryana have launched a massive hunt to locate an elep...

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FREEZING FRONTIERS
As Indian Army troops posted at high-altitudes prepare to battle freezing cold, the government has decided to freeze its spending on fuel that keeps t...

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MAKING A BEELINE
Assembly election expectations drive ministers up the wall; requested Lieutenant Governor to expedite pending projects .

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POLICING
The recent spurt in crime against people from the Northeast in Delhi has made the police revive an age-old method of policing.

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WEALTH TRAIL
The land deals linked to Yadav Singh, engineer-in-chief of Noida, Greater Noida and Yamuna Expressway, were done in Noida, Greater Noida and Ghaziabad...

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URBANISATION DRIVE
Nature seems to have taken a backseat as the rapidly progressing urbanisation drive had almost killed the already crippled Botanic Garden of Indian Re...

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MAKE IN INDIA
In a bid to push Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Make In India’ campaign, the law ministry is coming out with a policy to persuade litigants for arbit...

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GOVERNANCE
Following in the footsteps of the Prime Minister, the new state government has hit the ground running

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DECIDING FACTOR
Imports of cheap machines have left local tractor manufacturers in a spin.

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GROWTH DRIVE
Cash-rich Telangana soars high as KCR promises extravagant makeovers; across the border his counterpart scouts for financial help

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BACARDI NH7
It was a complete musical mayhem on Saturday, as the two- day Bacardi NH7 Weekender 2014  returned to the city as part of its fifth edition.

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REVAMP
The Congress in Tamil Nadu is in an Aaya Ram Gaya Ram dilemma. It knows what damage G K Vasan’s exit can do to the infirm party, but is not certain wh...

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ROBOTICS
Many dreams to touch the sky and a fortunate few like the five robotics engineers from Kochi have got their wish fulfilled by e-tailing behemoth Amazo...

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CHIT FUND SCAM
As CBI grills Naveen’s personal aide, the chit fund mess slowly threatens to shatter his carefully cultivated image of incorruptibility and honesty

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FOREIGN AGENDA
With a failing domestic agenda, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is looking towards foreign policy to shore up her image.

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HEROES
The birth centenary celebrations of freedom fighter Chaudhary Ranbir Singh, father of former Haryana CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda, saw all non-BJP leaders...

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CAMPAIGNING
Three-time Jharkhand CM Arjun Munda may easily reckon himself as the front-runner for the top position if BJP gets 41 seats in alliance with AJSU Part...

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DEVELOPMENT
The first and second phases of Assembly polls reveal that the state is set to vote for tainted candidates, millionaires, farmers and a pitch for devel...

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WISHLIST
Key second generation economic reform bills are what is expected of the Modi Government. The Labour Bill has been passed, but there are a slew of othe...

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SECOND-HAND TECH
As US-led coalition forces are withdrawing from Afghanistan, the Indian security establishment, always ready to piggy back on a foreign country’s rese...

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TRACING THE TUSKER
Tracing the tusker that has been missing for the past two months is not the only problem with Haryana’s Forest Department rangers.

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PAGE 3
The week was dull compared to the past one. We had some fashion events that did not see the capital’s hip crowd but the new breed of Page 3 wannabes.

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DANCE MUSIC
Musicians Diggy Dang and Mr Herbalist (the names they prefer to be called by) were at Raasta, the popular lounge in Hauz Khas Village last week, when ...

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SPICE TWIST
For Vipul Gupta and his wife Divya Gupta, introducing Kathputli was precisely about sharing their love for food with the city.

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CBI CHIEF HUNT
That time of suspense has arrived again at CGO Complex, the offices of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).

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BURDWAN JIHADIS
Bengal madrassas indoctrinated children, especially young girls into violence, say intelligence reports

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POLITICAL DILEMMA
This is no sweet music to DMK and no wonder it is rattled, though none in the party with an ageing leadership would admit this

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THE DIVIDE
Children are the worst affected when parents split and the number of divorce cases in India has been rising rapidly.

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SAINTS OF KERALA
If you thought canonisation of two blessed souls from the state Kuriakose Elias Chavara and Mother Euphrasia scheduled to be held on Sunday was wonder...

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CONTROVERSY
The Defence Research and Development Organisation’s (DRDO) latest showpiece production is no state-of-the art scientific equipment but a silver chario...

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BIG BROTHER
Bandaru Dattatreya’s efforts come at a time when anti-Modi sentiments stir TRS hearts

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ELECTION FLAVORED
As Delhi gears up for assembly elections to be held early next year, the shopkeepers in the Capital’s accessories wholesale market are readying too. A...

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MEDIA COUP
Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray allowed senior party leader Sanjay Raut to occupy the seat right next to him as they remembered late Bal Thackeray on...

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POLLS
Saffron party carries forward general elections canvassing template, sells Modi to voters in Jharkhand, J&K only this time as as global leader

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MAKEOVER
The Indian Railways is all set for a major financial makeover as the country’s largest public transporter is mulling to drop 160 projects, mostly star...

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HUNTING CREDIBILITY
The names of several senior officers are doing the round for the post of the new CBI chief as Rajit Sinha retires on December 2.

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POLITICAL ECLIPSE
Bihar Chief Minister masters the art of governance to eclipse political master Nitish Kumar

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FACE OFF
There are two parallel but interrelated trends that will likely leave their mark on the month-long Winter Session of Parliament which begins on Monday...

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WINTER SESSION
Moved by criticism, Center has prepared a 49-page note on legislative and other proposals to give step-wise details about bills.

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CAMPAIGNING
“Namashkar main Arvind Kejriwal bol raha hoon. Akhirkar unhe dilli vidhansabha bhang karni padi.” (Greetings! I am Arvind Kejriwal. Finally they had t...

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CULTURAL AWAKENING
At the ongoing World Hindu Congress, the global Hindu is setting the tone for resurgence and re-emergence by firming the ground for cultural awakening

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FINE TUNING
Practice for him is his prayer. Before santoor maestro Pt. Bhajan Sopori slips into sleep, he tunes into his instrument to end the day on musical note...

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LUXURY JEWELLERY
Luxury jewellery brand Bulgari entered the Indian luxury market years ago, but wound up shop and now after a hiatus of two years Bulgari reopened at D...

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LUXE SHOPPING
Defence Colony is the mecca of fashion these days in the capital. Rohit Gandhi and Rahul Khanna launched their plush flagship store with much pomp and...

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ELECTRONIC MUSIC
City boy and electronic music producer Killwish aka DJ Navendu refuses to take off his gas-mask even when he speaks to us for this interview.

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NEW DELHI PALATE FEST
Besides the love Aditi Kapoor and Ruchi Sibal, founders and directors of New Delhi Palate Fest 2014, share for their respective children, food is the ...

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RATH YATRA
You will be surprised to know where India’s premier defence research organisation has been spending its time and resources.

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POLL RACE
The BJP has become the first mover in Delhi’s war of votes with the Centre pushing the system to woo voters with promises and projects.

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PILGRIMAGE SHRINES
Temple, one of the most sacred pilgrimage shrines among Hindus, is in the eye of a proselytising storm.

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YOUTH LEADERSHIP
State unit president Arvinder Singh Lovely and the youth leadership are being groomed to take major election-related decisions

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UNDER SCANNER
As it unravels, the deep-rooted multi- crore Saradha chit-fund scam seems to have cast a wide net.

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JAILHOUSE ROCK
Elvis Presley’s 1957 musical drama Jailhouse Rock may soon be a reality in Ludhiana with inmates from Borstal Jail set to perform at weddings and othe...

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WOMEN LITERACY
While 44% women MPs of the 16th Lok Sabha are postgraduates, only 29% of the men are so

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ELECTION CHARGED
A total of 18 lakh families in Delhi are entitled to receive cheap grains under the National Food Security Scheme.

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GLOBAL COMMITMENT
Six months in office and a punishing schedule of foreign visits to keep up with India’s global commitments, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his forei...

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RELIGIOUS CAMPAIGN
A video showing Christian evangelists led by a pastor, Sudhir Mondithoka, trying to win over converts right outside the Tirumala temple has sparked ou...

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FLESH TRADE
From flesh trade to corruption, smuggling contraband to renting ‘luxury’ rooms, Bangalore Central Prison is a place that defies the term jail

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PUPPY LOVE
We have always associated ‘puppy love’ with emotions that are not deep, but a ‘mourning’ street dog at Palakkad in Kerala has shown to the world that ...

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CANONISATION CEREMONY
Modi’s move to send non-Catholic delegation irks followers, to take up matter with the PM to change decision

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BEEFING UP SECURITY
After the bomb blast at the Wagah Border in Pakistan that killed about 61 people and injured hundreds, India’s Border Security Force (BSF) has beefed ...

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