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Updated: Apr 21, 2014 06:13 PM
Probe in connection with alleged irregularities in allocation of Talabira-II coal block to Hindalco Former Union Minister of State for Coal Dasari Narayana Rao was on Monday questioned by the CBI in connection with alleged irregularities in allocation o
Updated: Apr 21, 2014 06:02 PM
Playing up his tea-vendor image, BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi made an oblique reference to his OBC origin as he reached out to voters in the Hindi heartland Launching a hard-hitting attack on Samajwadi Party, the Bahujan Samaj Party and
Updated: Apr 21, 2014 05:48 PM
The MEA now faces a sensitive decision – in an election year – on whether or not to take forward the exchange. China said on Monday it was still “in communication” with India about arranging the visit of a youth delegation to Bei
Updated: Apr 21, 2014 06:31 PM
The Congress vice-president expressed happiness over the party going it alone in the Lok Sabha polls in Tamil Nadu. Expressing happiness over the Congress going it alone in the Lok Sabha polls in Tamil Nadu and thereby not having to make any “comp
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Veteran BJP leader L.K. Advani on Monday said the six-party alliance formed by his party in Tamil Nadu has changed the battlescape, with people seeing it as the “principal combatant” in the electoral contest, otherwise dominated by DMK and AIA
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Vice President Joe Biden on Monday launched a high-profile visit to demonstrate the U.S. commitment to Ukraine and push for urgent implementation of an international agreement aimed at de-escalating tensions even as violence continues. Mr. Biden planned
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The Bombay High Court on Monday directed the Mumbai Police Commissioner to take appropriate action after hearing the grievances of deceased actor Jiah Khan’s mother Rabia Khan. Ms. Rabia Khan has alleged that her daughter was killed. She has also
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Private insurer Reliance Life Insurance Company (RLIC) on Monday launched ‘Online Term’, an online life cover plan at an affordable premium.“Online Term is a simple life protection product that is based on - adequate cover and people sho
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Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday welcomed the order passed by the Supreme Court allowing miners in Goa to resume operation after 18 months.He said detailed statement will follow after receipt and study of the order which is yet to be received
Sport
Apr 21, 2014 07:04 PM
Paurus and Legend Of The Seas caught the eye when the horses were exercised here on Monday morning. Inner sand 600m: Elaheh (Pradeep), Azadegan (app) 41.5. They ended level. Cosmic Dancer (Sandesh) 38. Moved freely. 800m: Padmakosa (T.S.Jodha) 50, 600/37.5
Apr 21, 2014 06:57 PM
One year after a pair of homemade pressure-cooker bombs killed three people and wounded more than 260 others, turning a day of athletic triumph into one of tragedy, the Boston Marathon returns to the streets on Monday. Security along the course will be ti
Apr 21, 2014 12:59 PM
With ace shuttler Saina Nehwal giving the tournament a miss, teen sensation P.V. Sindhu and national champion K. Srikanth will spearhead the Indian challenge at the $200,000 Asian Badminton championship which gets underway at Gimcheon, Korea on Monday.
Apr 21, 2014 10:12 AM
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Apr 21, 2014 01:59 AM
Bengaluru FC stands on the brink of a momentous I-League title in its debut season. For the best part of its journey, the club has stood at the top of the league table and all it needs now is one win from its final two games to remain there at ...
Opinion
Apr 21, 2014 12:30 AM
The perceived failure of deterrence, despite the possession of nuclear weapons by India, could lead to greater instability in Indo-Pak bilateral relations should there be another crisis with Pakistan India’s Defence Research and Development
Apr 21, 2014 12:20 AM
By leaving it to the Lieutenant Governor of Delhi to decide whether to recommend dissolution of the Delhi Assembly or not, the Supreme Court has wisely refrained from giving any direction to the constitutional authority to follow a particular course of ac
Apr 21, 2014 12:19 AM
The writer Michael Jacobs, who died in January 2014, met the legendary Colombian novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez by chance when he arrived in the country to undertake a journey on the river Magdalena. He was introduced to Marquez by a friend as “an
Business
Apr 21, 2014 07:09 PM
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has fixed the quantum of intervention through Market Stabilisation Scheme (MSS) at Rs. 50,000 crore to manage liquidity.Under the MSS, RBI, on the behalf of government, absorbs liquidity by issuing Treasury Bills and/ or dat
Apr 21, 2014 06:58 PM
LIC Housing Finance on Monday reported 17 per cent rise in net profit at Rs. 370.02 crore for the fourth quarter ended March 31.The company had posted a net profit of Rs. 316.16 crore in the January-March quarter of 2012-13.Total income of the housing fin
Apr 21, 2014 06:54 PM
The rupee on Monday lost a hefty 30 paise to end the day at almost one-month low of 60.59 against the dollar due to fresh demand for the U.S. currency from importers, mainly oil refiners despite a surge in stocks.At the Interbank Foreign Exchange (Forex)
Apr 21, 2014 06:44 PM
Debt securities by companies worth about Rs. 1.31 lakh crore were rated in February, the third-highest level in the first 11 months of the last financial year.Credit rating agencies assessed 182 long-term corporate debt securities amounting to Rs. 1.31 la
Apr 21, 2014 06:42 PM
Cadbury India Limited on Monday announced it has changed its name to Mondelēz India Foods Limited. The company, however, clarified that the move will have no impact on product names or brands.“The change in name of the company will have no impa
Features
Apr 21, 2014 06:14 PM
Meet young musicians who are giving a contemporary twist to vintage compositions, including poems of Bharathi Fancy listening to famous kritis like Mahaganapathim or Alaipayuthe with a guitar playing in the background? Or a Subram
Apr 21, 2014 05:44 PM
Rustle up these summer drinks that come with delicious twists As the summer beats down heavily, fix yourself a cool drink at home. Although a variety of readymade juices and fruit crushes are available in the market, it is always better to prepare one a
Apr 21, 2014 06:01 PM
The MMA choir’s evening of songs was a beautiful way to celebrate Lent Religious music works on the premise that God wants the best. And the choir of the Madras Musical Association did its best to oblige. For many years now, the MMA has made the si
Apr 21, 2014 06:36 PM
Understanding nature is not the exclusive purview of scientists. It’s a democratic process If you have a story to tell about a tree, plant, or shrub you encounter in your neighbourhood, or has been part of your life since your childhood days, here
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Nisha Pahuja’s documentary feature The World Before Her depicts seemingly divergent worlds of Indian women Nisha Pahuja’s documentary feature The World Before Her has won international acclaim, following its theatrical release in Canada and
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