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  • 19 students fall sick after mid-day meal

    Ballia (UP): Nineteen students were taken ill after eating the mid-day meal served at a junior high school. The students, studying in class VI to VIII, of Dhupa Rampyari Junior Balika Vidyalaya, Balhar, were taken ill yesterday after consuming the mid-day meal. They were admitted to a community health centre in Sonebasra. A lizard was later detected in the meal which was served to the students.

  • Man gets life term for killing wife in UP

    Muzaffarnagar (UP): A man has been sentenced to life imprisonment while his parents were awarded a 10-year jail term by a court in neighbouring Saharanpur district for killing his wife for dowry. Additional District Sessions Judge Chawan Parkash also imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 each on the convicts Deepak, his father Ramesh and mother Urmila after holding them guilty under Section 302 (murder) of the IPC and Dowry Act.

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  • Sonakshi might produce films

    Actress Sonakshi Sinha is a busy lady in Bollywood these days with simultaneously shooting for three movies and promoting another. But the beautiful actress, who has a production house which is being taken care of by her brothers – twins Luv and Kush, says she may might  produce movies too in future, though her current focus is only on acting.

  • MBMC Mayor seeks LBT withdrawal

    BHAYANDAR: In a significant move, Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC), Mayor, Catlyn Pereira has sought withdrawal of Local Body Tax (LBT). Preferring a 100 per cent grant in lieu of LBT till it is replaced by some alternative tax system, Pereira, in her letter to the Chief Minister, has stated that the government should immediately withdraw the tax as medium and small entrepreneurs are finding it difficult to understand and

  • Deciding on the National sweet

    V GANGADHAR eavesdrops on a BJP leaders’ high level hush hush meet on a major national issue, deciding on our National sweet. (more…)

  • HC relief for engg student on caste status

    MUMBAI: The Bombay High Court has quashed and set aside an order of the Caste Scrutiny Committee of Maharashtra government which had invalidated the claim of a student, who was pursuing the final year in engineering, that he belonged to the Scheduled Tribe.

  • To gain Muslim confidence, end media trials

    Media trials implicating innocent Muslims lead to a sense of helplessness, a total alienation of the minorities. They begin to see the establishment as their enemy. The majority community, on the make in the neo liberal environment, finds the minorities an irritating distraction, spoil sport, anti-national. (more…)

  • 2014 : 40 years of the Rubik cube

    It is a simple toy whose complex solution has seduced people for 40 years. The “magic” Rubik cube, that completes four decades, has also taken the digital leap with Google paying homage to the multi-coloured icon with an interactive doodle, says IANS/EFE.

  • Narendra Modi

    City hsg society hopeful as Modi responds to its plea

    Mumbai : After running from pillar to post to get their local issues resolved, members of a suburban housing society are now feeling hopeful about ‘governance’ after BJP leader Narendra Modi responded to their plea in the midst of election campaign earlier this month.

  • C’est Magnifique at Artisan

    Artisan is a place where corporate honchos can indulge peaceful talks accompanied  by drinks and tapas, writes GITA HARI. (more…)

  • Iranian actress apologises for kissing in Cannes

    Tehran : Iranian actress Leila Hatami, star of Oscar-winning film “A Separation”, has apologised for creating a stir in her home country after kissing 83-year-old Cannes film festival president, Gilles Jacob, on the cheek.

  • The Modi wave earned news channels robust revenue, says A L CHOUGULE News channels made big bucks from elections

    Never before has election season been as profitable for news channels as it was in 2014. While the volume of advertising increases during Lok Sabha elections as viewership peaks on counting day, election 2014 saw a huge surge in volume as well as price, both for English, Hindi and regional news channels. In fact, the build up from exit polls telecast on May 12 to the counting day was so aggressively marketed

  • Future Point Nilikash P. Pradhan

    Aries : You will be planning something bigger but it is important that you don’t go beyond your limit. Those in politics and social sector this week is good to clear your doubts with colleagues and supporters to start a new beginning.

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  • Aaji and Aajoba

    Pushpa Mohan Sakri, a petite and soft-spoken 36 year old mother, used to work in an essence and syrup packaging unit in Bhiwandi. A ninth standard pass out, she is now employed at the posh Hiranandani area as a caregiver to a woman in a semi-coma state. “She can’t move and she behaves like a child,” is how Pushpa describes her client.

  • The Target

    David Baldacci