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Sunday 25 September 2011
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 Good that US recognised Haqqani, ISI links: Krishna     CBI’s steely gaze will be on many MLAs     Palike, the pauper who turns others into princes     Pati, Patni and ten thousand     Manmohan warns world against trade barriers     Family watches PM delivering his 2nd address     ‘Yeddyurappa’s home was his office extension’     NAC seeks changes in rural job scheme     Despite PM’s backing, PC skates on thin ice     Malinga cameo flattens Chennai     Dhoni takes the blame for defeat     Akhtar book launch off     Mild tremor felt in Kashmir Valley     DGCA officer taken off duty preparing safety manuals     Knowledge Commission gets 2 more years     Lokayukta police to probe Gowda son’s case     Jan Lokpal bill unconstitutional and dangerous, say experts     Mysore-Yesvantpur Express is now ''Malgudi Express''     Hazare attacks Chidambaram, seeks enquiry into 2G allegations     PM calls for early reform and expansion of UNSC     Khurshid represents India at Rabbani's funeral     Will decide on successor when I am 90: Dalai Lama     Shoaib Akhtar should apologise to Tendulkar and Dravid: BCCI     Rs 5 lakh purse to Kambar     Campaigning ends for Karnataka assembly by-poll     Chidambaram's place in the same cell in Tihar as Raja: BJP     No request for info on megacity project: Karnataka CM     Major plane mishap averted in Chennai     Nuclear-capable missile test-fired successfully     Raina to lead UP Ranji team, RP Singh named deputy     Indian expats to form Indian Theatre Club in Singapore     Shoaib reveals Pak cricket team's dressing room squabbles     Shoaib was a problem and remains a problem: Akram     Scientist bats for nuke power, says Koodankulam unit is safe     Pakistan can get to the top of world rankings: Waqar     Naveen orders probe into MLA killing     India wants Canada to remove visa hurdles for IT professionals     Top Chinese officials go back to school to learn English     Prashant Bhushan questions selection of tax Ombudsmen     Metro Rail could be Deepavali gift to Bangaloreans: CM     KKR take on Somerset in revenge match of Champions League     Top US commander arrives in Pakistan amid tensions     Judge recuses from hearing palmolein import case     Jagjit Singh still critical     Woman swims for 12 hours to save herself     2G scam: CBI records statement of Jaswant Singh     NASA satellite breaks up in plunge to Earth     Orissa airdrops food as floods get worse     G-24 has changed with members becoming important players: FM     NIA releases one of three arrested youth     2G issue: Anand Sharma says Chidambaram shouldn't be targeted     Army yet to reach ravaged areas of Sikkim     Former DMK Minister arrested on murder charges     Jaitapur plant will get a nod: French ambassador     Saina ousted, India's challenge ends in Japan Open badminton     Pranab for concrete steps to tackle global economic problems     CM faces power cut in Telangana heat     Australian varsity seeks to attract more Indian students     Read my book to understand remarks on Tendulkar, Dravid: Shoaib     Nine ministers make a beeline for the US     Defying US, India backs Palestine, reiterates ties with Iran     Telangana bundh hits normal life     Haiti president: UN made errors but should stay     Krishna to meet Clinton on Monday     Manmohan Singh to visit Iran     G-4 nations to keep up efforts for UNSC expansion     Toll plaza attendant shot dead in Gurgaon     UN chief urges nuclear test ban implementation     Mukherjee says will comment on 2G issue only in India    
Sunday Spotlight
People’s power vs nuke policy
Pictorial Representation only Kudankulam (TN) project site Deccan Herald correspondent M R Venkatesh reports in the backdrop of recent protests in some parts of the country against under-construction and planned nuclear plants, mainly over issues concerning their safety.
Safety first
India’s nuclear programme, barring a few incidents, has a clean safety record, reports Kalyan Ray. A total recall:
Commonality between people’s movements
The anger of natives from Kudankulam is no different from the rage which made Konkan natives turn their peaceful protest demonstration into a violent anti-nuke movement, following a police firing that killed one person and left 20 injured, in...
Will ‘Sheila’ the big fish survive?
Oppari’, in Tamil folklore, is a sort of a requiem for the dead.
Planning for best, preparedness for worst
The nuclear power reactors produce power on 24X7 hour basis at stable, predictable and competitive prices with very much lower emissions than fossil fuels and thereby branding nuclear power as low carbon electricity source.
Artisans create theme-based lighting designs for Durga Puja
Artisans create theme-based lighting designs for Durga Puja
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Dicey beginning
Dicey beginning
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Movie Guide
 A scene from Manasology.
Actress Amoolya’s brother, Deepak Aras turns director with their home production Manasology. The film focuses on today’s youngsters and their parents.