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Updated: Sep 18, 2014 03:55 PM
Due to non-demarcation of the border, certain incidents take place but both countries have mechanisms to handle such incidents, the Chinese President says. 14.35: PM Modi and President Xi conclude their statements. 14.29: President Xi hopes for India'
Updated: Sep 18, 2014 02:57 PM
Rabin Deb’s name surfaced while questioning a bureaucrat-turned-businessman who used to own media houses: sources For the first time a senior leader of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) has been summoned by the Central Bureau of Investigation
Updated: Sep 18, 2014 12:29 PM
The issue started on Sunday when Indian troops detected construction activity by the Chinese side well within Indian territory in Chumar area of J&K. The Chinese Army pushed in more troops into Chumar village along the Line of Actual Control in the
Updated: Sep 18, 2014 02:05 PM
The State Government directed Anna University and Alagappa University not to implement the UGC circular in this regard. Maintaining its opposition to “imposition” of Hindi in the State, the Tamil Nadu Government on Thursday directed two univ
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YSR Congress Party MLAs Gouru Charita and Izaiah urged Minister for Major Irrigation Devineni Umamaheswara Rao to locate the Krishna Water Board at Kurnool considering the importance of the place. Ms. Charita said the villages in Panyam constitutency wo
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With the continuing stand-off in Ladakh casting a shadow over the Sino-India talks, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday raised “serious concerns” over the repeated incidents along the border and sought an early settlement of the boundary
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With an aim to double its volumes, low-cost mobile devices maker Datawind on Thursday said it will launch a Rs. 2,000 smartphone before Diwali that will come bundled with free Internet for life.The company said the device will be based on Android operatin
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Industry expects facilitation of businesses by the new government. Biotechnology sector has tremendous potential for development around Vijayawada mainly due to the availability of skilled manpower and enterprising scientists but the city has very few b
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The Centre should debate on the possibility of bringing an anti-racial law in the long run to deal with assault on people from the North East in metros, according to a committee set up to look into their concerns. The committee headed by retired bureaucrat
Sport
Sep 18, 2014 04:02 PM
Bolstered by a better-than-expected performance in the Commonwealth Games, Indian athletes would now look to assert themselves against the sporting might of continental powerhouses such as China and Japan in the 17th Asian Games commencing in Incheon on F
Sep 18, 2014 02:29 PM
Kolkata Knight Riders batsman Ryan ten Doeschate heaped praise on teammate Andre Russell for taking the game away from Chennai Super Kings with a scintillating knock and open their campaign in the Oppo Champions League Twenty20 on a winning note.ten Doesc
Sep 18, 2014 02:21 PM
Spirited New Zealand side Northern Knights, who upstaged a star-studded Mumbai Indians in the qualifiers, will come face to face with one of the favourites to lift the title, South Africa’s Cape Cobras, in their opening Group B tie of the Champions
Sep 18, 2014 02:14 PM
The buzz is strangely missing as Incheon gears up to host the Asian Games from tomorrow with hardly any banners or volunteers in sight to welcome the athletes and delegates for the event which cost a whopping $1.62 billion.Barring banners in and around the
Sep 18, 2014 02:34 AM
After spiritedly chasing 309 in a minimum of 73 overs, Young Stars eventually managed to hang on to a tense draw against holder Jolly Rovers on the final day of the TNCA first division Elite Group league here on Wednesday.Ganesh Satish (88, 139b, 8x4) kep
Opinion
Sep 18, 2014 01:16 AM
Closed-door proceedings place an additional responsibility on a judge to ensure that he or she is duty-bound to maintain the delicate balance between the rights of an accused for a fair trial and the rights of a rape victim for protection against the viol
Sep 18, 2014 12:52 AM
As life slowly acquires a semblance of normalcy in Jammu and Kashmir, the extent of damage caused by the floods is unfolding. People who had abandoned their marooned houses or were evacuated are slowly getting back and assessing the damage as the water le
Sep 18, 2014 12:49 AM
Creating a huge political wave that threatens to wash away several political reputations is the Saradha Ponzi Scheme scam of West Bengal. More arrests are revealing scores of new suspects who took either astronomical salaries by cheque or unaccounted mone
Business
Sep 18, 2014 04:04 PM
Gold prices recovered by Rs. 50 to Rs. 27,450 per ten gram in the national capital on Thursday on scattered buying by jewellers, tracking a firming trend overseas. However, silver remained under selling pressure and fell further by Rs. 490 to Rs. 41,000 p
Sep 18, 2014 03:16 PM
Maruti Suzuki India on Thursday said voting by minority shareholders over its move to let parent Suzuki Motor Corp own and invest in Gujarat plant will likely happen in November instead of October as earlier envisaged.“It is a long procedure and we
Sep 18, 2014 02:56 PM
Apple Inc’s iPhone 6 received regulatory approval for use on domestic frequencies but still requires one more critical licence before it may be sold in the country, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Thursday.Apple has not yet issued an iPho
Sep 18, 2014 12:20 PM
Chennai city-based Amelio Childcare has inked a 5-year deal with CSC (Computer Sciences Corporation), a global IT Services company with over 20,000 employees in India, to set up an onsite childcare facility within the CSC campus at Madras Export Processin
Sep 18, 2014 10:14 AM
After Wednesday’s rebound, the benchmark BSE Sensex slipped over 118 points in early trade on Thursday as funds and investors booked profits in recent outperformers amid a mixed trend overseas. The 30-share barometer, which had gained 138.78 points
Features
Sep 17, 2014 07:52 PM
Thoughts on the composer’s gloriously fun and wholly individual soundtrack for the new Shankar film You know that familiar Tamil-cinema contrivance where a prisoner in handcuffs is being led away in a police van, and the van stops at a crossing, an
Sep 17, 2014 06:40 PM
The women of Nedumaram Village strike an example of self-sustenance by making beautiful art pieces out of palm leaves for a living On a scorching Sunday afternoon, a group of women from Nedumaram village huddle inside the Government complex. They assemb
Sep 17, 2014 05:42 PM
The book Masterpiece of a Master Architect: CDS unveils how Centre for Development Studies showcases the architectural concepts of Laurie Baker The picturesque nine-acre campus of Centre for Development Studies (CDS) in the capital city is a masterpiece
Sep 18, 2014 04:23 PM
Once I went to a happy village,Where I saw many goats and cows.Where the farmers work very hard,And at home they eat large meals.In the village was a forest, where I sawMany animals running,The tiger killed the deer,The rabbit told the lion.The lion asked
Sep 18, 2014 04:23 PM
Home is the place where families meet,Home is a place of full retreat.When I am at home,I get everything I need.I like my home with all the things,My home is the place which gives me wings,It gives me comfort,It gives me laughter,It bears my sadness,It mak
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Sep 18, 2014 03:44 PM
A red carpet welcome and Gujarati culture and cuisine awaited Chinese President Xi Jinpang during his six-hour visit to the State. In a first, Mr. Modi received the Chinese President in Ahmedabad after which the two sides ink some agreements related to th
Sep 18, 2014 03:44 PM
The two countries have proposed cultural exchange programmes that cover culture, education, tourism, films, among others
Sep 17, 2014 09:57 PM
Flood waters flowing into Prakasam Barrage reservoir has given rise to different activity in an around the masonry structure in Vijayawada. This has literally infused life back into River Krishna with fish occasionally making an appearance jumping out of
Sep 17, 2014 08:54 PM
The tribe of humble potters in rural Andhra Pradesh is on the verge of extinction. Spending most of his time with the wheel in his professional life, the potter and the wheel make a good pair. As modernisation takes its toll on every aspect of rural life,
Sep 16, 2014 10:22 PM
A fresh spell of heavy rain on Monday evening created traffic problems, and many were caught unawares. Traffic lights created a beautiful scene, as the inundated roads reflected all colours. Heavy rains in the catchment area of Krishna River also brought
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