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24 May 2018, Edition - 1045, Thursday


  • The Sunanda Pushkar death case has been transferred to the Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate
  • JUST IN: Sunanda Pushkar’s murder case adjourned to 28th May
  • 3 days later, Tamil Nadu CM EPS surfaces, shocking: CM won’t condemn police firing, not a word for the Tuticorin victims
  • Thirteen people were killed in the police firing in the two days of clashes
  • Biennial elections to Maha Legislative Council results: BJP wins 2 seats, NCP 1
  • Power supply of sterlite plant disconnected, T.N govt disconnects power supply, cut due to non compliance of rules
  • Extortion threats to 12 U.P MLAs, demand: Pay up Rs 12 lakh each, Intel agencies begin probe

Kitchen Corner

Chocolate Modak Surprise Recipe


This recipe gives a delightful and delicious twist to Lord Ganesha’s favourite sweet. Roasted nuts covered with a casing of glucose biscuits and chocolate powder. Ingredients Of Chocolate Modak Surprise

1 packet glucose biscuits

100 gms drinking chocolate powder

1/4 tin condensed milk

50 gms desiccated coconut powder

Cashews, Hazlenuts, Kishmish, Badaam (optional)

5 Tbsp ghee

How to Make Chocolate Modak Surprise

Powder the glucose biscuits well. Mix it with the drinking chocolate powder, milkmaid and four tablespoons of ghee. Fry the cashews and hazlenuts in 1 tablespoon ghee. Make a ball of the chocolate mix and while you do so, add one of the dry fruits in the center Complete by giving it the Modak shape. You can use moulds also. Chef’s tip: Roll the modaks in desiccated coconut and serve chilled! It’s great to have kids picking out the Modaks and wondering what they’ll find in the center each time.