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BJP’s fight to throw brand Nehru out - Asian Age
Mr Modi’s first Independence Day speech was self-consciously a brand-building exercise. For this to be successfully executed, brand Nehru had to be scuttled; Nehruvian thought had to be officially excised. The one original thing Prime Minister Narendra ...
Leaders tense over chit fund probe - Asian Age
A group of high political leaders, mostly belonging to the ruling BJD in Orissa, appear to be tense and nervous as the CBI plans to launch second phase of raids in the state in connection with the multi-crore chit fund scams. Reliable sources said the ...
Pollsters nervous over Scotland referendum - Asian Age
Opinion polls, financial markets and bookmakers are unanimous Scotland will reject independence in a historic referendum in September and the United Kingdom will endure. But what if, as Scots nationalists believe, the polls are wrong? Experts say it is a ...
Barack Obama threat suspect held - Asian Age
A car sought in connection with a suspected threat against President Barack Obama has been located in Connecticut, authorities said on Saturday. The US secret service, which is responsible for presidential security, had asked the state police for help in ...
Norms made for sensitisation on date rape drugs - Asian Age
The court had said it was a matter of concern that women are being drugged for the purpose of rape A set of guidelines has been prepared for sensitising people on “date rape drugs,” the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) has informed a court. DCW has ...
At airports, CISF to study body language - Asian Age
In order to reduce the security screening time for fliers at Indian airports, CISF has directed its personnel to train themselves to study the body language of air passengers and cut down drastically on the existing system of manual checking of tickets.
Coalition experiments - Asian Age
Antipathy towards one party isn’t sufficient to hold together a coalition. Tactical alliances work only in the short term, but a party has to present a reason why it is a good proposition. In the early 1960s, socialist firebrand Ram Manohar Lohia ...
Vladimir Putin seeks talks on statehood for east Ukraine - Asian Age
EU agreed to take ‘further significant steps’ if Moscow did not rein in its support for the rebels, with new sanctions to be drawn up Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday raised the stakes in the Ukraine conflict by calling for the first time for ...
Include simulation as training method: Dr Harsh Vardhan - Asian Age
The minister exhorted specialist doctors to visit hill stations on a holiday so they could deliver their professional services Union health minister Dr Harsh Vardhan has appealed to the faculty of medical colleges to include simulation as a training method.
UKIP heads for landslide win, says poll - Asian Age
Britain’s anti-EU UK Independence Party (UKIP) will win its first directly elected parliamentary seat after the defection of a lawmaker from Prime Minister David Cameron’s Conservative party last week, an opinion poll on Sunday showed. Last week Mr ...