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Month: June 2013

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  • ‘It takes a lifetime to even begin to understand the nuances’

    ‘It takes a lifetime to even begin to understand the nuances’

    Set to do a repeat performance in New York some time later today, Ayona Bhaduri tells aparajit chakraborty that the shift from Bharatnatyam to Odissi was a difficult one HAVING put in one performance in New York, Ayona Bhaduri will do a repeat some time later today in the Big Apple to promote Odissi in …

    June 29, 2013
  • Informative Exhibition

    Informative Exhibition

    Vladimirovna Tereshkova (born 6 March 1937) is a retired Soviet cosmonaut and the first woman to have flown into space in Vostok 6 on 16 June 1963.  In order to be considered for the Cosmonaut Corps, Tereshkova was inducted into the Soviet Air Force and she also became the first civilian to fly in space. …

    June 29, 2013
  • Row, row, row your boat…

    Row, row, row your boat…

    The 41st K C Mahindra All India Invitation Schools’ Regatta 2013,  which is a week-long national rowing Championship reached its conclusion on 15 June. Introduced in 1973, the event has gained national recognition by the Rowing Federation of India and is one of the oldest and the largest rowing events in Asia, with the widest …

    June 29, 2013
  • Thrilling competitions

    Thrilling competitions

    Satrangi, the inter-school singing competition for the M P Birla Trophy, hosted by South Point High School, was held on 14 June at GD Birla Sabhaghar. At the prelims held earlier, eight of the 15 participating schools were selected for the finals. These teams, each comprising three members, were Apeejay School, Ballygunge Siksha Sadan, Gokhale …

    June 29, 2013
  • Aliens Sighted!

    Aliens Sighted!

    Even if extraterrestrials are visiting our Planet, they too must be sending their researchers to explore life forms just as we have sent Curiosity to Mars in quest of life. rounak bose takes a closer look at some of these ‘visits’ Anything is possible in this age of Photoshop and CGI, but before all that …

    June 29, 2013
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    June 29, 2013
  • Arachis hypogaea

    Arachis hypogaea

    Arachis hypogaea- m krishnan IN most parts of peninsular India, the groundnut farmer heaves a long sigh of relief when the rains arrive in July and sleeps soundly at night. I circumscribe the terrain of his satisfaction because it is unwise to commit oneself to statements on the versatile groundnut; it is sometimes sown much …

    June 29, 2013
  • Once upon a time in 1970

    Once upon a time in 1970

    During the Vietnam war, the US Army unleashed hell on a Viet Cong sniper but never found him. adam withnall reports WHAT would you do if you were a 22-year-old soldier, nine months into a tour of duty fighting for the USA in Vietnam and, every night, you didn’t know if a sniper was going …

    June 29, 2013
  • About Us

    About Us

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    June 29, 2013
  • Amazing Audi

    Amazing Audi

    If you’re looking for a premium quality SUV, the Q3 should help you make up your mind, writes tarun goswami IT warrants repetition that the 1990s rewrote India&’s automobile history, with then finance minister Manmohan Singh introducing a liberalisation policy and inviting foreign manufacturers to set up shop in the country. All the big boys …

    June 29, 2013
  • Nude photos on FB, post dowry demand

    Nude photos on FB, post dowry demand

    statesman news service CHANDIGARH, 28 JUNE : A US-based NRI has been booked for allegedly posting his wife&’s nude photos on social networking website, Facebook. A resident of Moga district in Punjab, the wife has alleged that her NRI husband, Mr Sukhdeep Singh, uploaded her nude photos on Facebook after her parents could not meet …

    June 28, 2013
  • Poll funding: Munde tells it like it is

    Poll funding: Munde tells it like it is

    statesman news service MUMBAI, 28 JUNE: Risking a disqualification by the Election Commission of India, BJP&’s deputy leader in Lok Sabha Gopinath Munde has disclosed that he had spent Rs 8 crore to win the Beed seat, his home district, in the 2009 Parliament election. “I won’t mind the ECI unseating me as fresh polls are just six months away but the truth must be …

    June 28, 2013
  • MGP to continue alliance with BJP in LS polls

    MGP to continue alliance with BJP in LS polls

    press trust of india PANAJI, 28 JUNE: Rubbishing rumours of withdrawing from the BJP-led Goa government, its ally, the Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party, has said it will continue with the alliance in the Lok Sabha elections. The party will be with the BJP during Lok Sabha polls, the MGP’s senior leader and minister in Parrikar cabinet Ramakrishna Dhavalikar said last evening. The leaders of both the parties will sit …

    June 28, 2013
  • Assam flood hits 30 new villages

    Assam flood hits 30 new villages

    press trust of india Tinsukia/Guwahati, 28 JUNE: The flood in Assam is gradually taking more areas under its grip with around 30 additional villages inundated today, affecting a total of nearly 2,000 hectares of agricultural land in seven districts. According to the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA), Brahmaputra and its tributary Jia Bharali is …

    June 28, 2013
  • Former DMK, PMK ministers join AIADMK

    Former DMK, PMK ministers join AIADMK

    press trust of india CHENNAI, 28 JUNE: Two former ministers of the DMK and the PMK today joined the ruling AIADMK, boosting its Dalit portfolio. The DMK’s Mr Parithi Ilamvazhuthi and Mr E Ponnusamy, who had quit the PMK a few months ago, protesting party founder Dr S Ramadoss’s strident stand against SC/ST communities on certain issues, joined the AIADMK in the presence of party supremo and Chief …

    June 28, 2013
  • bengal briefs

    bengal briefs

    New train schedule KOLKATA, 28 JUNE: To provide passengers with better services, three pairs of Express trains will run as Super-Fast trains, 10 Express trains will speed up reducing journey time and existing local trains in Howrah-Tarakeswar/Howrah-Talpur section, three Up and three Down locals will be extended up to/from Arambagh in the new time table to be effective from …

    June 28, 2013
  • TMC asks dissidents to withdraw nominations by 30 June

    TMC asks dissidents to withdraw nominations by 30 June

    statesman news service SILIGURI, 28 JUNE: The Cooch Behar district Trinamul Congress set a deadline of 30 June and asked over 200 dissidents, who are contesting in rural polls against official candidates, to circulate leaflets among voters declaring that they are out of fray and vote for party candidates. Party sources said district leadership would …

    June 28, 2013