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MNS chief says the entire state is his constituency

MNS chief Raj Thackeray has big plans for the state. At least that’s what he said at a function in a city suburb to release a book on compilation of speeches by his MLA Pravin Darekar.

‘Chitale panel probe was limited’

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Committee says it found many irregularities in dam projects, but could not investigate in detail

CCTV footage of no use, say cops

The Marine Drive police, probing the molestation case of actress Preity Zinta, has gone through the CCTV footage obtained from the Wankhede Stadium.

ONGC shoot out Indian Oil in title clash

Oil and Natural Gas Commission got the better of formidable Indian Oil Corporation 4-3 (2-2) via the penalty shootout, in the final of the all-India public sector men’s hockey tournament in Amritsar on Sunday.

Kaushik hundred in Modern School win

Madhav Kaushik on Monday became the first player to score a century in the USA Pears-Daredevils School Cup Twenty20 cricket tournament this season. His 102 (62 balls, 5x4, 5x6) helped Modern School, Barakhamba Road, rally from 17/2 to 192/4.

Manipur school prevail

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Mohammed Siraj scored five goals, including a hat-trick, as Manipur’s North Eastern English School thrashed Wellham Boys School, Dehradun, 5-1 in the Under-17 competition of the Subroto Cup inter-school football tournament at the Ambedkar Stadium in New Delhi on Sunday.

What are these paintings made of?

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These paintings by Aaron Johnson are made of socks and are called sock paintings. Johnson uses crusty, old, ragged socks in the most creative and effective manner possible to turn them into a medium of expression for his 3-dimentional artworks.

Foxx foxed by Bollywood playback

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Prashant Rai, who is lucky enough to share screen space with Jamie Foxx, shares his experience of working with the powerhouse actor who plays the villain Electro in The Amazing Spiderman 2.

No national duty for Jwala: BAI

Doubles specialist Jwala Gutta faces a hiatus in her career with the Badminton Association of India on Monday deciding not to consider her for selection “in any international tournament inside or outside India” until the finding of an independent committee, set up to go into the punishment proposed over the Indian Badminton League row in August.

Days of Thunder triumphs

Prasad Raju-trained Days Of Thunder was well ridden by P. Sai Kumar to win the Smt.Teegala Sulochana Reddy Memorial Cup 1000 metres, Monday’s main event here.


Kashmir’s history is dotted with natural calamities and man-made disasters. And over the centuries the people of Jammu and Kashmir have perfected the art of rising from the ashes. They have seen famines and epidemics, floods and earthquakes, blazes and mayhem, organised violence and massacres, forced and voluntary migrations, incarcerations and worse.