A huge controversy broke out on Wednesday at the Asian Games when India’s woman boxer Sarita Devi returned her bronze medal, protesting against her controversial loss to a South Korean, inviting a possible suspension for defiance. Sarita, who was
M C Mary Kom on Wednesday created history by becoming the first Indian woman boxer to clinch a gold medal in the Asian Games but the day was marred by a threat of disciplinary action against colleague Sarita Devi, who returned her bronze medal in protest
The Congress on Wednesday suspected a “hidden agenda” behind the NCP parting ways with it in Maharashtra, even as the BJP said it had no tacit understanding with the Sharad Pawar-led party. The Congress allegation comes a day after former Ma
Vacation judge adjourns plea saying the matter has to be heard by a regular bench. The Special Sitting of the Karnataka High Court has adjourned Jayalalithaa's bail plea to Tuesday, October 7, 2014. Vacation judge Justice Rathnakala said that this matte
The Reserve Bank (RBI) is without bias either way about raising or cutting interest rates, while further policy will be contingent on relevant data coming in, Governor Raghuram Rajan said Wednesday.“Our policy stance today is reasonable and we see n
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s message in the US was loud and clear that renewable energy is the way to go, Goyal said. The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) Wednesday said it has signed a memorandum of understanding to form a joint ventu
Gold imports by India, the world’s second-largest user jumped substantially in recent months after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) allowed more banks and traders to buy bullion overseas, widening the nation’s trade deficit to an 11-month high.
On Tuesday, software giant Microsoft had said it will set up three data centres in India, offering commercial cloud services. World’s largest e-tailer Amazon is evaluating setting up a data centre in India to tap into the multi-billion cloud oppor
Days after setting an Asian record in the 100 meters, Qatar’s Femi Ogunode powered to victory in the Asian Games 200 on Wednesday.Next on his list: The best sprinters in the world.“One hundred meters, 200 meters, I can take on anyone,” t
On Day 12, "Magnificent Mary" wins gold medal in boxing, Usha's protege Tintu Luka claims silver and Annu Rani grabs bronze. A look at some of the images......
Indian athlete Annu Rani won a bronze medal in the women’s Javelin throw event of the Asian Games, with a personal best effort of 59.53m, in Incheon on Wednesday.Annu achieved the mark in her first attempt as she led the field for a while before bei
Mr M. A. M. Ramaswamy’s War Command (A. Sandesh up) won the Jayachamaraja Wadiyar Golf Club Mysore 2000 Guineas (1,600m), the chief event of the races held here on Wednesday (Oct. 1). The winner is trained by G. Kart
Laurita, who has improved considerably, may not find it difficult to win the Venus Arising Trophy, the main event of the races to be held here on Friday (Oct. 3). The following are the acceptances and selections:1. GOBELIN PLATE (1,000m), Cl. V, rated 01
Dancing Prances and Malkia worked well when the horses were exercised here on Wednesday morning. Sand track 600m: Crossfire (rb) 39. Moved freely. 800m: Staying Alive (rb) 50, 600/37.5. Moved well. Wild Venture (Kavraj), a chestnut filly (Henny Hughes/Als
The social sciences have declined as part of the imagination of the university. The subject has been appropriated by security agencies, think tanks and marketing outfits which substitute their current interests for democracy There are moments in history
If Ms. Jayalalithaa remains in prison for some length of time, matters will be more complicated for Mr. Panneerselvam and his government. Tamil Nadu enters a new phase of governance with O. Panneerselvam being sworn in as head of the government under ex
The medium-term picture, though, is still hazy with a number of unknown variables, and the RBI is obviously not willing to risk its projection of 6 per cent inflation by January 2016 going astray. The Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) decision to main
Direct-to-Home service provider Dish TV on Wednesday said it has raised Rs. 200 crore through non-convertible debentures. The board of the company, in a meeting held on Wednesday “issued and allotted 200 numbers of Rated, Unlisted, Secured, Redeem
While car makers like Maruti Suzuki, Hyundai, Honda, Toyota and M&M reported good domestic sales others like Tata Motors, General Motors and Ford India reported decline in sales. With auto industry continuing on the revival mode, major car makers in
Jet Airways (India) said it had received approval from the Ministry of Civil Aviation for the appointment of Cramer Ball as its Chief Executive Officer (CEO). An Australian national, Mr. Ball ) was appointed CEO (Designate) in June. He will lead an extens
Sensex closed down by 62.52 points or 0.23 per cent in lacklustre trade, while FPIs/FIIs withdrew USD 25.50 million on Tuesday, as per SEBI data. Recovering from nearly seven-month low level, the rupee on Wednesday closed 14 paise higher at 61.61 against
The German carrier’s A-380 services would begin from October 27 between Frankfurt and Delhi. After Singapore Airlines and Emirates, Lufthansa on Wednesday announced the launch of flights of the superjumbo Airbus A-380 to India from here later in Oc
Arun Ferreira’s “Colours Of The Cage” brings civil society face to face with the harsh realities of life in prison The reading of Arun Ferreira’s debut book “Colours Of The Cage” (Aleph) is bound to remind the reader o
French artist and jewellery counsellor Olaf Van Cleef, who’s in the city for his 12th show, tells DEEPA ALEXANDER why India continues to inspire his work 1492. The year links two men, nearly five centuries apart, who set out on a self-possessed qu
The food at Smoke House Deli tells a unique story each time, just like its walls Some restaurants have trademark qualities. One such chain of restaurants, with a character of its own, is Smoke House Deli. Be it their first outlet which opened five years
Café Totaram strives to follow the Gandhian traditions of simplicity and sustainability How wonderful it is to be immortalised in food after one’s days on earth are done! Totaram ji would be delighted as his granddaughter Ranjana Singhal has
From being a philosophic statement of the freedom movement, khadi now makes a fashion statement with Indian designers giving it a glamorous makeover Khadi or Khaddar is a hand spun and handwoven fabric primarily made out of cotton. Khadi can be traced b
M.C. Mary Kom, popularly known as "Magnificent Mary" won the first ever boxing gold for India at the 17th Asian Games in Incheon on October 1, 2014. The five-time World Champion has punched her way to earn 13 yellow metals so far in her illustrious career
Folk artistes from all over Andhra Pradesh showcased their talent on World Tourism Day celebrations at Berm Park in Vijayawada. It also gave students of Ghantasala Venkateswara Rao Government Music and Dance College a chance to test their prowess. It was
While the Indian men's hockey team entered finals after a 12-year jinx, boxer L. Sarita controversially settled for a bronze medal after losing her semifinal despite a dominating performance in Incheon Asian Games. A look at some of the images on Day 11.
First-ever Bathukamma festival celebrated with devotion after formation of Telangana State during Durga Navarathri period got better with the fete turning a State festival and Government announcing holidays for all educational institutions. Colourful flow
India added two golds, two silvers and two bronze to their tally; India had a total haul of 42 -- six gold, seven silver and 29 bronze. A look at some of the images on Day 10.