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Updated: Aug 21, 2014 01:41 PM
Indian troops are giving appropriate response whenever Pakistan violates the ceasefire along the border, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley said on Thursday. “Whenever ceasefire violations take place our soldiers give appropriate response at the border
Updated: Aug 21, 2014 01:22 PM
Police fired in the air and burst tear gas shells to disperse protestors trying to block NH 39 at Numalimargh in trouble-torn Golaghat district. Police fired in the air and burst tear gas shells to disperse protestors trying to block NH 39 at Numalimarg
Updated: Aug 21, 2014 12:38 PM
Four PILs have been filed in the Supreme Court for declaring the NJAC move as unconstitutional The Supreme Court will hear on Monday a batch of petitions challenging the 121st constitutional amendment by which collegium system for appointment of judges
Updated: Aug 21, 2014 12:12 PM
A video released by IS militants shows the beheading of Foley, a U.S. journalist. UN Secretary-General Ban ki-Moon on Wednesday strongly condemned the killing of American journalist James Foley by extremist Islamist militants, calling it “an abomi
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Back in form with a national record-equalling performance after a “horror show” in the Commonwealth Games, high hurdler Siddhanth Thingalaya feels he stands a bright chance of winning a medal in the upcoming Asian Games.Thinaglaya has been one
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In a slew of inaugurations, Modi announced the commencement of work of 3x660 MW North Karanpura Super Thermal Power Project (NTPC). Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday dedicated to the nation the 765 kv Ranchi-Dharmjaygarh-Sipat Transmission Line (
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Hockey India on Thursday added its 23rd associate member by welcoming on board Hockey Madhya Pradesh under its wings.Prior to being the associate member of Hockey India, Hockey Madhya Pradesh was known as Madhya Pradesh Hockey Association, HI said in a st
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The Central Government has constituted a committee to go into the 'compounding applications' filed by the AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa and her close friend Sasikala in the cases related to their alleged non-filing of Income Tax returns for some years way b
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The Ministry of Environment and Forests has given environment clearance to Cairn India to raise crude oil production from its prolific Rajasthan block by 50 per cent to 300,000 barrels per day. In an August 11 order posted on its website, the Ministry
Sport
Aug 21, 2014 02:54 PM
Scent Of A Woman and Westphalia impressed when the horses were exercised here on Thursday morning. Sand track 600m: Lex Luthor (Kavraj), Famous (app) 37.5. They were urged and ended level. Square Moon (Kavraj), Wild Temptation (app) 36.5. Pair urged and e
Aug 21, 2014 02:53 PM
Del Russo, Super Strong, Agostini and Feliciana shone when the horses were exercised here on Thursday morning (Aug. 21).Outer sand:600m: Super Queen (B. Paswan), Star Kingdom (Chetan) 43.5. They moved well. 1,000m: Only Prince (rb) 1-12, 600/42.5. Impress
Aug 21, 2014 01:56 PM
Cue sports ace Pankaj Advani says tournaments like the Billiards Premier League need to be encouraged and conducted at the national level to make the game popular.Advani, who recently won his record 10th world title by clinching the World Team Billiards C
Aug 21, 2014 01:52 PM
Indian-origin English footballer Michael Chopra was the first pick, though not the costliest, in the International Players Draft of the Hero Indian Super League, signed on by the Sachin Tendulkar co-owned Kerala Blasters in Mumbai on Thursday. Chopra wa
Aug 21, 2014 11:37 AM
Real Madrid confirmed that the club had reached an agreement with Croatian international midfielder Luka Modric to extend his contract until the end of June 2018.Modric joined the European Champions in the summer of 2012 for $35 million (plus incentives) f
Opinion
Aug 21, 2014 02:46 AM
Hindutva politics is a composite that has moved from the fringe to the centre of Indian politics. Though Narendra Modi is not the sole reason, he has been a strong catalyst in this change “Myths are more important,” a Bharatiya Janata
Aug 21, 2014 03:00 AM
Despite the nominal distance it maintains from the organisations of the Sangh Parivar, the RSS ensures that its writ runs where it matters: in the BJP governments at the Centre and in the States. The influence of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh on the B
Aug 21, 2014 02:55 AM
The toll the collective failure took proved too much for a team which discovered it did not have the mental stamina for a five-Test series. The Indian cricket team’s abject surrender in England was shocking, both for the ineptitude on display and
Business
Aug 21, 2014 12:39 PM
Luxury sports car maker Porsche on Thursday launched a select edition of its Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) Cayenne priced at Rs. 86.50 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The Cayenne Diesel Platinum Edition is powered by a 3.0-litre V6 turbo-diesel engine, delivering
Aug 21, 2014 10:51 AM
The benchmark BSE Sensex recovered over 56 points in early trade on Thursday on emergence of buying by funds and retail investors amid a mixed trend in global markets.The 30-share index rose 56.30 points, or 0.21 per cent, to 26,370.59 with sectoral indic
Aug 21, 2014 10:10 AM
Five Indian companies, including Hindustan Unilever and Tata Consultancy Services, are among Forbes’ list of the world’s 100 most innovative companies that investors think are most likely to “generate big, new growth ideas“. The ann
Aug 21, 2014 10:01 AM
The rupee declined by 13 paise to 60.74 against the US dollar in early trade on Thursday due to appreciation of the American unit against other currencies overseas.Besides, fresh demand for the US dollar from importers also put pressure on the rupee.The l
Aug 20, 2014 11:15 PM
Plans to launch two new products every year till 2020 to revamp its product portfolio Even as Tata Motors is planning to launch two new products every year till 2020 to revamp its product portfolio, the home grown auto major said it would continue to re
Features
Aug 20, 2014 04:03 PM
“From ‘Bol’ to bold”, that’s how Humaima Malick describes her journey from being a leading Pakistani actress to a debutante in Bollywood “I am here for good. Please accept me,” says Humaima Malick in the midst o
Aug 20, 2014 05:37 PM
INTACH Madurai Chapter’s Heritage Home Hunt initiative brought to fore the need to preserve old houses and to see them as storehouses of stories and not just shelters “Our house is nothing less than a palace. I maintain it like a temple,&#82
Aug 20, 2014 07:26 PM
M.R. Lalith Babu revels in the Indian team’s maiden bronze medal in the Chess Olympiad in Norway For GM M.R. Lalith Babu, it was a dream come true maiden appearance in the Chess Olympiad in Norway last week-end when the Indian team created history
Aug 21, 2014 11:36 AM
It’s an heirloom Anglo-Indian cuisine food festival at the Vivanta by Taj-Connemara, a top chef said, proudly showing a 108-year-old notebook containing recipes of a bygone era. “The deciphering of the handwritten recipes in the notebook was
Aug 21, 2014 10:57 AM
Candidates failing to carry e-admissions certificates will not be allowed to enter the venues, and they will not be permitted to leave till the exam is completed As many as 14,640 candidates will appear for the Civil Services preliminary examinations (2
Slideshows
Aug 20, 2014 05:54 PM
Some images from The Hindu MetroPlus Theatre Fest in Chennai and Bangalore between Aug 15 and 17. Photos: K. Murali Kumar, S.R. Raghunathan, M. Srinath, K. Pichumani
Aug 20, 2014 05:39 PM
The slideshow features some of the submissions to The Hindu In School photography contest
Aug 20, 2014 03:22 PM
The recent death of a child after falling into a cauldron of hot oil has drawn attention to the hazardous reign of e-rickshaws on Delhi roads. But no thought has been given to how cooking on the roadside can also be unsafe for passers-by. Text: Ziya Us Sa
Aug 20, 2014 11:52 AM
Mr. Iyengar is credited with integrating the eight aspects of astanga yoga known as ‘Iyengar’s Yoga’. Photo: Special Arrangement
Aug 19, 2014 08:30 PM
A collection of images shot by The Hindu’s photographers to mark the World Photography Day World Photography Day is observed on August 19 every year to mark the invention of Daguerreotype Process by Joseph Nicèphore Nièpce and Louis Dague
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