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Epics Reloaded

March 10, 2009 1:58:58 am

Cough potatoes might shudder at the very thought,but once upon a time,there was no television. Mass entertainment meant a travelling bard...

Two boys held with stolen mobile phones

March 10, 2009 1:58:31 am

Jealous that their classmates owned mobile phones,which they could not afford,two secondary school students took to stealing them.

Private hospitals,labs remain shut to protest against harassment by RMC

March 10, 2009 1:56:57 am

Private clinics,hospitals and laboratories remained closed on Monday as a mark of protest against the alleged harassment by the Rajkot Municipal Corporation during its bio-medical waste disposal drive.

Society to social service

March 10, 2009 1:55:03 am

Dressed in her stilettos,a broad belt and flawless make up,society darling Queenie Dhody was spotted at a Women’s Day event at the SNDT campus.

Mother,son quarrel over food,commit suicide

March 10, 2009 1:53:32 am

A mother and son reportedly committed suicide on Monday afternoon.

Slum life

March 10, 2009 1:53:31 am

Raja Menon,who ventured into feature film direction five years ago with Bas Yun Hi,is now ready with his second project titled Barah Aana,which is scheduled to release on March 20.

New Man’s Land

March 10, 2009 1:51:52 am

Writer-director Piyush Jha’s name does not instantly ring a bell. But he scripted and directed a semihit comical satire on Bollywood in 2004...

No separate observer for parties’ expenditure

March 10, 2009 1:51:44 am

The Election Commission of India will not appoint separate observers to keep a watch on the expenditure of candidates in the Lok Sabha elections.

IIMs underestimated meltdown impact: Singh

March 10, 2009 1:50:37 am

As the majority of IIMs are busy concealing their placement figures,Professor Devi Singh,Director,IIM-Lucknow,admitted that they had misjudged the fallout of the global meltdown on business schools in India.

Amar Singh snubs Third Front,stands behind Cong

March 10, 2009 1:49:29 am

With Left-parties and former Prime Minister Deve Gowda sensing an opportunity for the third front after the decade-old BJP ally BJD parted ways with the NDA,the former front partner Samajwadi Party has downplayed prospects of the alliance.

Royal Flush

March 10, 2009 1:48:41 am

Even the meltdown can’t stop JJ Valaya from obsessing over all things royal.

Cops probe role of relatives

March 10, 2009 1:48:17 am

The Lucknow police are probing the possibility of the involvement of relatives in the murder of the elderly couple — Arun Jaiswal and Urmila — whose bodies were found in their Madan Apartments flat in Hussainganj on Sunday.

Bare Essentials

March 10, 2009 1:47:47 am

Usually,participating in a fashion week for a designer is a dramatic statement of having arrived.

Adding life to Bapu’s relics

March 10, 2009 1:46:40 am

As many as 174 items related to or used by the Father of the Nation,are being given a facelift by experts at Lucknow’s Indian Conservation Institute.

Cong asks govt to give account of minority welfare schemes

March 10, 2009 1:43:39 am

Two days after their rally to highlight the plight of minorities,the UPCC demanded a white-paper from the state government on Monday,explaining the utilisation of Rs 1,300 cr funds allocated by the Centre.

With no bank account,NREGS workers go unpaid

March 10, 2009 1:40:35 am

Although payments under the National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme are to be deposited directly into the accounts of card holders,a large number of people still do not possess a bank account.

SP plays safe,keeps options open

March 10, 2009 1:36:36 am

Having failed to strike a pre-poll alliance with the Congress in Uttar Pradesh,the Samajwadi Party is apparently keeping its options open for the post-poll scenario.

Blast accused lawyer’s plea for withdrawal of judge turned down

March 10, 2009 1:36:25 am

The special designated judge for the July 26 Ahmedabad Serial Blasts case,Bela Trivedi,on Monday...

City skylines don meltdown colours

March 10, 2009 1:34:35 am

Commercial hoardings in major cities across Gujarat have gone colourless thanks to the recession affecting the bottom line of clients of outdoor advertising agencies.

Atiq back in Apna Dal,to contest from Pratapgarh

March 10, 2009 1:34:31 am

Jailed parliamentarian Atiq Ahmad has now joined the Apna Dal and has been named the party’s official candidate from Pratapgarh.

Kodnani counsel accuses Express of ‘media trial’

March 10, 2009 1:31:19 am

Senior advocate and former BJP legislator Yatin Oza has alleged The Indian Express of conducting a ‘media trial’ of state minister Maya Kodnani in the Naroda Patia and Naroda Gam riots cases.

SIT makes a strong case for cancellation of minister’s bail

March 10, 2009 1:27:46 am

The Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team,on Monday,made a strong plea for the cancellation of the interim bail to state minister Maya Kodnani in the Naroda Patia and Naroda Gam riot cases of February 28,2002.

Holi hurdle: Kids’ balloons to invite Rs 5,000 fine on parents

March 10, 2009 1:24:54 am

Members of a residential society in Surat have decided to impose fine on parents whose children are found throwing water balloons on commuters or harassing them on Holi.

CHATTERATI

March 10, 2009 1:16:02 am

Rock On!!! may be half-a-year old,but it is still topping the success charts. This prompted its director Abhishek ‘Gattu’ Kapoor to throw a party.

Cinematic Debut

March 10, 2009 1:14:37 am

Hitesh Natalwala grew up away from India,but not far from Indian cinema. His movie-crazy grandmother ensured regular trips to theatres and his mother’s love for Hindi film songs filled his early years with melody.

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