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Updated: May 5, 2015 09:02 PM
Revenues of States will not be hit in the long run after implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST), Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Tuesday. “As tax rates during GST regime will be closely aligned to the revenue neutral rates (RNR)
Updated: May 5, 2015 08:33 PM
Contradicting its earlier stand, the Government on Tuesday said in Parliament that it was not aware of the location of underworld don Dawood Ibrahim. The Ministry of Home Affairs told the Lok Sabha during question hour on Tuesday that the Indian governm
Updated: May 5, 2015 08:07 PM
The Prime Minister said that he was confident that his visit would "lay the foundation for further enhancing economic co-operation with China in a wide range of sectors". Prime Minister Narendra Modi is heading for China next week on a visit which he ho
Updated: May 5, 2015 09:06 PM
Delhi Daredevils won the toss and elected to bat first against Mumbai Indians at the Wankhede. Delhi Daredevils won the toss and elected to bat first against Mumbai Indians at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Tuesday. Teams: Mumbai: L Simmons , P P
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On a night when big stars were a dime a dozen, like George and Amal Clooney, Lady Gaga, Madonna and Cher, the pop star still managed to steal the show and conquer the red carpet at the Met Gala when she swooped in wearing a fur-trimmed yellow cape with fl
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The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report tabled in Parliament on Tuesday said the Oil Ministry's decision in May 2010 to allow Reliance Industries (RIL) to charge in U.S. dollars terms and not in rupees marketing margin on the KG-D6's gas output w
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Wang Qiang and his friend said they "felt weird"; cause of death was deemed as alcohol poisoning. The organisers of an alcohol drinking contest in central China’s Henan province on Tuesday were ordered to pay compensation of over $70,000 after one
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IT stocks ended on a mixed note in an overall sluggish market on Tuesday, a day after the US-based Cognizant reported better-than-expected quarterly results as well as upped its revenue guidance for the year. Shares of TCS, the country’s largest IT
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Air India is evaluating switching its order for Dreamliner aircraft from Boeing 787-8 to the larger version 787-9. It has already taken delivery of 20 B787-8 aircraft out of the order placed for 27 such planes and the option of model substitution is being
IPL 2015
May 5, 2015 05:53 PM
The KKR bowling coach said Brad Hogg has ably replaced Sunil Narine as the team's 'mystery spinner'. Hailing Chinaman exponent Brad Hogg for ably replacing spin ace Sunil Narine in the side, Kolkata Knight Riders’ bowling coach Wasim Akram on Tues
May 5, 2015 06:46 PM
"For me, in batting, it’s about having those gears to be able to go up and down and know when to get off strike and go to the other end." After an extraordinary home series against India and in the World Cup Steve Smith’s reputation has sky
May 5, 2015 03:19 AM
His spectacular run-out of Kohli sends Royal Challengers tumbling to a 24-run defeat. Since joining Chennai Super Kings, Dwayne Bravo has been an irreplaceable member of the team. On Monday, off the last ball of the 14th over during the Royal Challenger
May 5, 2015 01:53 PM
After a duck in the first match against Kings XI Punjab at Gahunje on April 10, Mumbai’s Ajinjya Rahane has been in rollicking form for Rajasthan Royals in the IPL-8. Scores of 47, 46, 62, 76 not out, 74, 18, 16 and an unbeaten 91 tells how valuable
Sport
May 5, 2015 06:28 PM
"Brendon has set a standard as captain to follow; others are trying to emulate his aggressive mindset" Praising Brendon McCullum for his aggressive style of leadership, Kiwi pacer Tim Southee feels that the New Zealand captain has set a new benchmark in
May 5, 2015 06:17 PM
Nostalgic Memories, Acclaimed, Marine One, Carbonado and King Julien shone when the horses were exercised here on Tuesday morning (May 5).Inner sand:1,000m: Pentagram (rb) 1-7, 600/39.5. Pleased. 1,200m: Vigorous (Mrs. Silva) 1-21, 1,000/1-8, 600/41. In f
May 5, 2015 05:11 PM
"How can we drop Umar Akmal or Ahmed Shehzad? The PCB has invested in these boys for the last 10 years." Pakistan bowling legend Wasim Akram on Tuesday said the frequent dropping of players instead of disciplining or managing them was hurting Pakistan c
May 5, 2015 01:54 PM
Once Rajasthan Royals punished some shoddy bowling and fielding efforts by Delhi Daredevils and posted a formidable target of 190, the writing on the wall was clear for the latter in the first IPL-8 match played at the Brabourne Stadium on Sunday. It was
May 5, 2015 01:36 PM
The Indian cricket team will tour Bangladesh next month to play a one-off Test and three One-Day Internationals. India will leave for Bangladesh on June 7 and the one-off Test will be hosted in Fatullah — the venue will host a Test after nine year
Opinion
May 5, 2015 01:17 AM
The rapid growth of new parties in the U.K. is disorienting, but voters appear to have understood and rejected the traditional parties’ appeal to familiarity and stability. After two decades of continuous Congress rule, Indian politics fragmented f
May 5, 2015 01:17 AM
Handlooms are the one area where India leads the world in skill, creativity and expertise. The Handloom Reservation Act must be strengthened, not repealed Last month, Gajendra Singh, a farmer, hanged himself in New Delhi. His death attracted massive att
May 5, 2015 01:17 AM
Education has been reduced to the level of ‘teaching for testing’. The individual is completely lost. All that is visible are aggregates of a tiny part of the human capability, measured through tools of suspicious reliability A few weeks ago
Business
May 5, 2015 07:27 PM
Infosys is believed to have paid Rs. 75 crore to HIDCO for the land at Rajarhat. West Bengal urban development minister Firhad Hakim on Tuesday denied receiving any intimation from Infosys regarding repayment of the money the company had advanced in con
May 5, 2015 06:54 PM
Coming out in support of net neutrality, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday said the government is committed to keeping Internet accessible and available to all without discrimination. “Government stands for ensuring non-discriminato
May 5, 2015 06:47 PM
After a 4-day break, the rupee on Tuesday continued its downward march against the American currency for the third session by falling 2 paise to 63.44 on persistent dollar demand from banks and importers. The domestic currency opened lower at 63.54 as agai
May 5, 2015 06:39 PM
NIIT Technologies on Tuesday posted a net loss of Rs 17.5 crore for the quarter ended March 2015, against a profit of Rs 61.9 crore in the year-ago period, due to exceptional expense of Rs 80 crore on account of dispute settlement. “A dispute ha
May 5, 2015 06:09 PM
Putting an end to the resignation drama, Rahul Yadav, CEO of online real estate start-up Housing.com has withdrawn his resignation on Tuesday evening. An email statement from the company, quoting Rahul Yadav stated “After some frank and healthy di
Features
May 5, 2015 06:07 PM
Vishwanathan Ramakrishnan was looking at ways to entertain his four-year-old. The son’s need soon became the father’s business What do you do with your four-year-old that can keep him entertained and you happy? If that’s a question tha
May 5, 2015 06:02 PM
Adithya Srinivasan, one of India’s youngest ghazal singers, talks about his sonic exploits at home and abroad. Not a lot of people can claim to be famous at 22. But Bengaluru-based independent singer-songwriter Adithya Srinivasan can lay stake to
May 5, 2015 06:00 PM
Lifepain is a retro-reflective, rainproof, washable spray-on paint that reflects light back towards its source, especially at night It is a good time to bike. With an increasing number of people gravitating towards cars and motorcycles, the amount of gre
May 5, 2015 08:54 PM
Corporate Tweeting Data analysis by the Harvard Business Review has revealed that among the top 50 companies that handle their Twitter accounts better are American Airlines, Bank of America, Kraft Foods, Dish Network, Verizon and Facebook. Other big nam
May 5, 2015 08:53 PM
Ivan Nigli and his wife set on a nationwide trip to spread the message of peace and harmony In an attempt to spread the message of peace and harmony, Bangalore-based former Karnataka MLA Ivan Nigli and his wife, Ruby embarked on a “Peace on Wheels&
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May 5, 2015 01:12 PM
Students from Telangana and Andhra Pradesh gathered at the Sri Sita Ramachandraswami Temple in Bhadrachalam to perform some classical dance numbers on Monday and enthralled the audience. Photos: G.N. Rao
May 2, 2015 04:50 PM
She has been dancing since she was 11. Now, 55 years later, when she wears her ornate papier-mâché horse over her hip and the rich and royal costume, she dances not like the wife, mother and grandmother she is, but a professional and great
May 1, 2015 07:04 PM
The services on the Reach 3B extension of Namma Metro between Nagasandra (Close to Bangalore International Exhibition Centre) and Peenya Industrial Area Phase I was flagged off in Bengaluru on May 1. The new stations added are: Peenya Industry, Jalahall
Apr 30, 2015 07:04 PM
The various districts in Karnataka were hit hard by the nation-wide strike against some provisions of the Road Transport and Safety Bill, 2014. Here are some pictures of the strike observed in the districts.
Apr 30, 2015 06:41 PM
Our photographers V. Sreenivasa Murthy and Sampath Kumar G.P. capture the mood on Bengaluru's streets on Thursday, when a nation-wide strike was called against some provisions of the Road Transport and Safety Bill, 2014. While the KSRTC prepaid counter
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