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Updated: Sep 2, 2014 05:31 PM
Three militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in Pulwama district of Kashmir on Tuesday “Three militants have been killed in the gunbattle which began last night,” a police official said. He said the debris of a house wh
Updated: Sep 2, 2014 05:07 PM
The Congress alleged that the BJP captured power by making lofty promises and selling unrealistic dreams. Congress on Tuesday dubbed Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a “dream merchant”, who came to power by selling “false hopes” a
Updated: Sep 2, 2014 03:05 PM
"In my cabinet, 25 per cent are women. Our Foreign Minister is a woman," he said. If the Hindu female pantheon was likened with a ministry, then education was with goddess Saraswati, money with Lakshmi, security with Mahakali and food security with the
Updated: Sep 2, 2014 11:31 AM
In petitions that have been rejected, but sentence has not been carried out, convict may come back seeking open court. A Five-Judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court, in a majority judgment, decide that review of death sentence cases will be heard
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The Prime Minister side-stepped a question on the issue at an event in Tokyo on Tuesday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s remarks in Japan of an “expansionist” mindset of some countries have riled the Chinese official media which said th
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Automobile major Tata Motors Tuesday said that it has bagged an order of over 2,700 ‘Urban’ buses under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JnNURM)- II scheme.According to the company, it received an order for 487 units from K
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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said she would set up a small office in the Darjeeling hills to facilitate administrative work for the people of the region. “I have decided to set up a small office in the hills to be manned b
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As per the "historic deal", the board will send its current and upcoming pacers to the academy to train under the Director of the Pace Foundation, the legendary Glenn McGrath. India’s premier pace bowling foundation, MRF, on Tuesday entered into a
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Congress has secured chairmanship of five Parliamentary Standing Committees after failing to get the Leader of the Opposition post in the Lok Sabha. Its members M. Veerappa Moily, Shashi Tharoor and P. Bhattacharya will now head the important committees
Sport
Sep 2, 2014 05:29 PM
Czar Of Romance, Port Blair, Wind Stream, Secret Punch and Wind And Flight worked well when the horses were exercised here on Tuesday morning (Sept. 2).Inner sand:600m: Rustic Sunrise (rb) 40.5. Moved freely. 1,000m: Whispering Gallery (A. Velu) 1-6.5, 60
Sep 2, 2014 05:28 PM
An Acquired Taste caught the eye when the horses were exercised here on Tuesday morning. Sand track 600m: Shania (Shelar) 40. Easy. 800m: An Acquired Taste (Bhawani) 48, 600/35.5. Moved impressively. Grand Gibraltar (Srinath) 50, 600/37. Pressed. To The M
Sep 2, 2014 05:04 PM
Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar’s Playing It My Way — My Autobiography will be released Nov 6, the publishers announced here on Tuesday.“I knew that agreeing to write my story would need me to be completely honest, as that is the way I h
Sep 2, 2014 03:41 PM
Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni won the toss and invited England to bat first in the fourth cricket one-day International at Edgbaston on Tuesday. Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni won the toss and invited England to bat first in the fourth cricke
Sep 2, 2014 01:12 PM
Indian pacer Varun Aaron started his 10-day training programme under Aussie legend Glenn McGrath at the MRF Pace Foundation as part of a tie-up between the BCCI and the company. The BCCI, in a strategic tie-up with MRF, has announced a 10-day camp for some
Opinion
Sep 2, 2014 12:56 AM
The reassuring message in the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana is that in pursuing its economic objectives, the government wants to accord an important role to the public sector even while relying on market mechanisms The goal is hard to achieve. It is co
Sep 2, 2014 12:50 AM
In a single stroke, the Narendra Modi administration has underscored its seriousness in taking indigenisation of military hardware to the next level, and signalled its intent to end the drought in military procurement, which had begun to affect defence pr
Sep 2, 2014 12:49 AM
The moral and practical imperatives of creating an equitable world and a sustainable planet have increasingly become inescapable. These are not unattainable ideals either. This optimism is foregrounded in a blueprint produced by the United Nations Open Wo
Business
Sep 2, 2014 05:03 PM
In response to the call given to the corporate sector by PM Narendra Modi for ‘Clean India’ initiative, Coal India on Tuesday said it will spend Rs 235 crore on building toilets and improving sanitation in schools and households of underprivil
Sep 2, 2014 04:52 PM
Sensex on Tuesday rose by 151 points to surpass the 27,000—mark for the first time and Nifty hit the record 8,100—level on buying by foreign funds The benchmark index of Indian equities markets breached the 27,000-mark for the first time to
Sep 2, 2014 04:32 PM
Tech giant IBM on Tuesday opened a new client centre in Delhi to help enterprises address business challenges in their sectors leveraging cloud computing, analytics, mobile and social technologies.The centre will use technology to create a digital immersi
Sep 2, 2014 03:56 PM
The Supreme Court on Tuesdayy refused to entertain a petition filed by Kingfisher Airline against being declared as wilful defaulter, saying it has become infructuous as the Grievance Redressal Committee of Union Bank of India has already passed an order.
Sep 2, 2014 01:50 PM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday flagged off a new training programme for Tata Consultancy Services trainee graduates in Japan by inaugurating the TCS Japan Technology and Culture Academy. The first batch of 48 TCS Japan trainees will pr
Features
Aug 31, 2014 05:37 PM
Naga Chaitanya talks about ‘Oka Laila Kosam’, what went wrong with ‘Autonagar Surya’ and what worked for ‘Manam’ Naga Chaitanya will return this Friday in Oka Laila Kosam, directed by Vijay Kumar Konda who gave the hu
Aug 31, 2014 03:52 PM
Education is a constant movement in learning — one that encompasses the physical, emotional, intellectual and spiritual. As “consumers” of education in today’s overly demand-driven environment, we are often very clear about what w
Aug 31, 2014 08:26 PM
For a splash of green, just plant begonias or a money plant and string it up on your balcony With most bungalows in Bangalore going the apartment way and garden space becoming a luxury, hanging baskets can bring in that little bit of green, that some of
Sep 2, 2014 04:54 PM
Youngsters today are looking at pushing the career envelope to teach yoga, do cat doodles or volunteer with an NGO Whether it is buying a cup of coffee or choosing career options, opportunities and choices have increased to the point where decision makin
Sep 2, 2014 03:21 PM
There is a song sung by S. Janaki in the 1983 film Parasparam, beginning with the line Nirangal than nrutham… It is one of the most underrated film songs in Malayalam: ONV Kurup’s luminous lines, about love, longing, and loneliness, were tuned
Slideshows
Sep 1, 2014 10:41 PM
Lord Ganesha is people’s favourite and each of the few thousands of idols installed in Hyderabad at public places takes a unique shape and theme. If fine arts students used eco-friendly paper, a few stuck to Clay Ganesha, the colourful Khairatabad i
Sep 1, 2014 10:02 PM
Cycling is one of the easiest ways to integrate exercise into daily life as it is also a form of transport. A group of doctors from Guntur in Andhra Pradesh calling themselves Doctors on Cycles (DOCS) have shown the way for healthy living by practice
Aug 30, 2014 05:22 PM
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