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Updated: Oct 25, 2014 02:41 PM
Reaching out to media, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday lauded its role in spreading awareness about his pet ‘Clean India’ campaign, saying it has helped remove the perception that government is responsible for everything. At his fir
Updated: Oct 25, 2014 02:48 PM
It comes a day after Maharashtra BJP president Devendra Fadnavis, said to be a front-runner for the Chief Ministership, called on Mohan Bhagwat. Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Saturday met RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat and discussed “important” i
Updated: Oct 25, 2014 10:58 AM
The 10-day tour to be the Prime Minister’s longest visit abroad since assuming office. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to extend his tour to Myanmar and Australia next month, by adding a short hop to the Fiji Islands as well, making the 1
Oct 25, 2014 01:05 PM
The authorities in Mali have confirmed the death of the country’s first Ebola patient, a two-year-old girl, a media report said Saturday.The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said the child had travelled by a bus from Guinea through Mali and showe
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Pakistan Commerce Minister Khurram Dastagir Khan has said the country would continue to trade with India despite border tensions.The minister said on Friday that the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) government is committed to increasing regional trade
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The Sridevi-starrer ‘English Vinglish’ is all set to hit theatres in Romania. The 51-year-old actress made her Bollywood comeback with the 2012 film which was directed by Gauri Shinde. “’English Vinglish’ releases in Romani
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Japanese auto major Nissan is recalling 9,000 units of its compact car Micra and mid-sized sedan Sunny to replace defective airbags as part of a global recall. The recall will cover cars manufactured between 2008 and 2012 that use safety airbags made b
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Progressive farmer from Gulbarga district has developed a device to segregate three-phase and single-phase power For this progressive farmer, lack of education is not a hindrance to coming up with innovative ideas. He has developed a cost-effective devi
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About 3.2 lakh students in the three affected districts in Andhra Pradesh would participate in the programme. Students of over 1000 high schools in the three Hudhud affected districts of Srikakulam, Vizianagaram and Visakhapatnam would take up planting
Assembly Election 2014
Oct 24, 2014 08:05 PM
“The invitation was extended only to MPs who are part of the NDA. So there is no question of Uddhavji attending and nothing should be read into it," Sena leader Anant Geete said. With the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Shiv Sena taking tenta
Oct 24, 2014 04:13 PM
RPI leader Ramdas Athawale meets Uddhav Thackeray, says the Sena is "very keen" on forming the government in alliance with the BJP. The process of government formation in Maharashtra is expected to be expedited with a meeting of BJP legislators likely t
Oct 24, 2014 03:06 AM
His appointment has infused new life among RSS cadres who now await their moment of glory while being dedicated workers Manohar Lal Khattar, the 60-year-old former RSS pracharak soon to take over as the Chief Minister of Haryana, would be a Narendra Mod
Oct 23, 2014 12:09 PM
With the race for the Maharashtra CM's post hotting up, Gadkari says he is pained to see "unreasonable controversy in the media about Devendra and me." Two days after show of strength by his supporters in Nagpur, Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari o
Sport
Oct 25, 2014 01:41 PM
India’s numero uno all—rounder of cue sports Pankaj Advani is on seventh heaven after adding yet another world title to his kitty following his World Billiards Championship triumph in the 150—up points format. “I’m on seven
Oct 25, 2014 12:33 PM
India cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Sahara Adventure Sports Limited are co—owners of new Ranchi—franchise of Hockey Indian League (HIL), Ranchi Rays, which was unveiled on Saturday.Ranchi Rhinos, who were the inaugural champions of
Oct 25, 2014 11:33 AM
English Premier League giants Manchester United and Arsenal are reportedly eyeing 24-year-old Brazilian defender Mario Fernandes. The player's club CSKA Moscow is understood to have placed a 20 million pound price tag on the center-half, according to med
Oct 25, 2014 10:40 AM
Team Manager of FC Goa Jonathan D'Sousa has complained to the Match Commissioner of Indian Super League that the referee should have expelled Atletico de Kolkata player Fikru Tefera Lemessa for head butting FC Goa player Gregory Arnolin at the match playe
Oct 25, 2014 10:16 AM
Pakistan’s former captain, Shoaib Malik has come under scrutiny for his bowling action in the ongoing Quaid-e-Azam Trophy first class tournament. Although still to be officially reported to the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) by the match officials,
Opinion
Oct 25, 2014 01:30 AM
Civil servant independence in the country is at best nominal. Nonconformity even to spurn whimsical and arbitrary directives received from above is widely recognised as a very risky proposition The right to judicial remedies … is a constitutional r
Oct 25, 2014 01:44 AM
Canada is no stranger to terrorism. Unprecedented as the attack on its Parliament building might appear — it has even been described as “the end of Canada’s innocence” — the country has had long experience of terrorism, from
Oct 25, 2014 01:41 AM
In late July this year, the international airport in the bustling Nigerian metropolis of Lagos received an extremely unwelcome visitor. A man from Liberia, a West African nation where Ebola is rampant, had been caring for his sister when she came down wit
Business
Oct 25, 2014 12:25 PM
Google Inc Chief Executive Officer Larry Page has put Sundar Pichai, one of his key lieutenants, in charge of the Internet company's products.The India-born executive will have oversight over products such as search, maps, Google+, commerce, advertising a
Oct 25, 2014 12:05 AM
The Centre’s plans to supply electricity 24/7 to all parts of India in five years has opened up vast opportunities for power and automation companies such as ABB, GE, Schneider Electric and few others. These companies have expertise in setting up mi
Oct 25, 2014 12:02 AM
The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has invited bids to select an agency to conduct e-auction of spectrum in various bands of telecom airwaves. The department has issued a notice for request of proposal for the selection of an agency to conduct e
Oct 25, 2014 12:01 AM
Japan, Indonesia, South Korea and Australia keep out China led 21 Asian nations, including India, in forming a multilateral financial front in the form of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), being seen as a challenger to the U.S.-backed Bre
Oct 24, 2014 11:55 PM
A U.S. prosecutor, who successfully investigated a precedent-setting work visa fraud case against Infosys, resulting in the Indian IT giant paying a whopping $34 million in settlement, has been recognised by Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Charles John
Features
Oct 24, 2014 05:49 PM
Time and technology have phased out the hand-painted film banners, but the artists’ skill continues to exhibit itself in other forms Over the years, technology has made many art forms extinct. A case in point is that of replacement of hand-painted
Oct 24, 2014 07:34 PM
From Kolkata to Coorg and Shillong to Shekawati it is raining independent music festivals as the lines between genres and languages blur. Apoorva Sripathi and Esther Elias tune into the phenomenon. You’re a speck in a sea of 10,000 people. Rows of
Oct 24, 2014 07:12 PM
A figurine of Hanuman, which was gifted by a Travancore king, is a prized heirloom in the Ghanapadi family Located near the ancient Sreevaraham temple is the Ramavarmapuram Gramom, the abode of Brahmins who were once associated with the Sree Padmanabha
Oct 25, 2014 01:40 PM
A group of artisans from the ‘Paradise On Earth’ has made Tiruchi their home The standard definition of a musician or percussionist may not fit them, but the dholak artisans from Kashmir are making all the right sounds with the instrument in
Oct 25, 2014 12:41 PM
My sister doesn’t remember when she learnt that she had had a near-death experience after her birth. The information came to her second-hand — through relatives who would come home and point at her and say, “This is the one who had the op
Slideshows
Oct 25, 2014 12:18 AM
Cyclone Hudhud might have cast its shadow on the Deepavali Celebrations in Visakhapatnam, but had only partial impact in Vijayawada on Thursday. People scaled down the level of celebrations, but there were crackers, rockets, sparklers and lamps lighting u
Oct 24, 2014 10:36 PM
Happiness was in the air as the youngsters in traditional attire burnt crackers on Diwali night on Thursday in Hyderabad. Noise levels were lower than the usual, but the ambient air pollution levels in commercial areas like Abids, Basheerbagh and few road
Oct 24, 2014 08:47 PM
“Latchiya Nadigar” S.S. Rajendran, who breathed his last on October 24, 2014, made his presence felt in both politics and cinema. Photo courtesy: Agani Publishers
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Despite rapid changes in their lifestyle, many Lambada tribal women in Krishna District still love to continue to wear their tradition-rich attire dominated by ornaments. They share the equal burden of running the house, maintaining the farm field and the
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