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Updated: Apr 18, 2015 08:30 PM
The youth was killed and two others injured in firing by the CRPF today during protests in Budgam district Jammu and Kashmir government ordered a magisterial probe into the killing of a youth in firing by security forces during a protest demonstration i
Updated: Apr 18, 2015 01:04 PM
By providing a limited version of the internet, with pre-selected websites, as critics point out, includes Facebook as the centrepiece. This automatically omits a huge part of the internet. What’s internet.org? In a few developing countries, Fa
Updated: Apr 18, 2015 08:30 PM
There has been criticism of the new ITR forms with experts and consultants saying government was seeking too much data. Government today announced that new Income Tax Return (ITR) Forms that require disclosure of details regarding bank accounts and fore
Apr 18, 2015 06:35 PM
The matter has now been fixed for cross-examination of Amit Sibal by the accused on May 2. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Saturday appeared before a court in New Delhi in connection with a criminal defam
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Zoologists say Hampi and surrounding areas are potentially rich in biodiversity and needs research to identify new species of smaller creatures. A new species of the day gecko, a type of lizard usually found in warm climates, has been spotted at the rui
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Two policemen were arrested in connection with the killing of a youth in Budgam district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday. Earlier, already under house arrest, chairman of hardline faction of Hurriyat Syed Ali Shah Geelani on Saturday threatened to stag
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The fishermen were arrested by Pakistan’s Maritime Security forces last night in the Arabian Sea off the Karachi coast. Pakistani authorities have arrested 47 Indian fishermen and seized their eight boats for allegedly violating the country’
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Four of the injured are in a serious condition, fire brigade officials said. At least 12 people were injured when a major fire broke out in an ONGC well near Olpad town in the district during a repair operation.Four of the injured are in a serious condi
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Umesh Yadav was the pick of the bowlers with three wickets. KKR kept the scoring rate up to the required pace but faltered at the top. They were reduced to 60/5 by the eighth over. Kings XI paceman Sandeep Sharma bagged the wickets of Robin Uthappa, M
IPL 2015
Apr 18, 2015 01:11 PM
While Mumbai Indians is looking for a right comibination, RCB is the only team to be bowled out in this IPL. Pushed to the wall after four successive defeats, Mumbai Indians would look to bounce back when they take on a formidable Royal Challengers Bang
Apr 18, 2015 01:20 PM
While Rajasthan Royals look to extend their winning streak, Chennai Super Kings are not far behind. IPL table-toppers Rajasthan Royals will look to extend their four-match winning streak when they take on an unbeaten Chennai Super Kings in their fifth ma
Apr 18, 2015 01:18 AM
Smith-McCullum opening salvo makes mockery of huge target Chennai Super Kings toyed with the Mumbai Indians’ bowling to march to its third consecutive win of IPL 2015. For the host, this was its fourth defeat in a row. The imposing Wankhede Stadium
Apr 18, 2015 01:51 AM
South African batsman Rilee Rossouw believes that competing in the IPL has helped him move past the heartbreaking semifinal loss in the recent ODI World Cup. The Proteas, perennial favourites, were edged out by New Zealand in a thrilling match that went t
Sport
Apr 18, 2015 08:03 PM
Persian Prince, ridden by Akshay, won the Klarion Gold Plate, Div.I, the feature event of Saturday’s (April 18) races. The winner is owned by Mr. Keki D.Mehta, Mr. Dara K.Mehta, Mrs. Daisy K.D.B. Mehta and Mr. Baman K.D.B. Mehta rep. Darashaw Bloods
Apr 18, 2015 08:01 PM
Starlight Princess runs with a good chance in the Virudhachalam Plate (1,300m), the main event of the races to be held here on Sunday morning (April 19). JAPAN CUP (Div. I), (1,200m), 3-y-o only (Terms), 10-45 a.m.: 1. Greatest Of All (7) Kabdhar 60.5, 2.
Apr 18, 2015 08:00 PM
Maleficent, who maintains winning form, may win the Jimmy Bharucha Trophy, the main event of the races to be held here on Sunday (April 19).Rails will be placed 5 metres away from its original point from 1600m to 1200m and thereafter 7 metres from 1000m u
Apr 18, 2015 07:59 PM
Mr. PL. Ravi’s Blushing Romeo (N. Rupa up) won the Salem Plate (1,400m), the main event of the races held here on Saturday (April 18). The winner is trained by R. Foley.The results:1. FOREST AREA CUP (Div. I) (1,200m) 3-y-o only: Call Me Classy (Raj
Apr 18, 2015 07:58 PM
Jupiter shone when the horses were exercised here on Saturday morning.Inner sand800m: Mykonos (Shelar) 51, 600/38. Moved well. Sochi (app), Laksh (N.Rawal) 53, 600/38. They moved level freely.1,000m: Enthralling (Dashrath), Forever Yours (Neeraj) 1-8, 600
Opinion
Apr 18, 2015 12:07 AM
Pakistan continues to support terror across borders. It is time for the U.S. and India to unleash economic sanctions and coercive diplomacy. The release from detention of Lashkar-e-Taiba operations chief Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi and Pakistan’s failur
Apr 18, 2015 12:07 AM
Narendra Modi will soon complete a year in office. Is it time for Indian Muslims to let go of the past and give pragmatism a chance? Generally, whenever Muslim “leaders” go to meet the Prime Minister of the day, they carry a thick dossier of
Apr 18, 2015 12:07 AM
Barack Obama's accomplishments listed by the Nobel Committee will not match his recent, path-breaking moves towards Myanmar, Cuba and Iran. In 2009, when the Norwegian Nobel Committee decided that the Nobel Peace Prize was to be awarded to U.S. Presiden
Business
Apr 18, 2015 07:37 PM
Coal India would be the majority shareholder with 64 per cent stake in each SPV. The Coal Ministry is expected to sign a pact on Monday with railways and the Odisha government to implement projects for evacuation of fuel, a top official today said.&#822
Apr 18, 2015 03:02 AM
Company’s office in Mumbai raided; Flipkart, Amazon also under FDA scanner. The Maharashtra Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has ordered a search of all the offices and warehouses of online retailer Snapdeal, following complaints that the company
Apr 17, 2015 11:42 PM
In a fresh crackdown on suspected tax evasion and laundering of black money through stock markets, regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) on Friday barred Mishka Finance and Trading and 128 other entities from the securities market. Whi
Apr 17, 2015 11:38 PM
The Securities and Exchange Board of India on Friday decided to allow a timeline of 18 months, to exclusively listed companies of de-recognised / non operational / exited stock exchanges to obtain listing on nation-wide stock exchanges. SEBI stated th
Apr 17, 2015 11:35 PM
Plans to ease the pressure on the railways on the one hand while improving fuel-supplies to power plants. A multi-modal system of transporting coal to the State-run power stations in the south, is being explored in a bid to ease the pressure on the rail
Features
Apr 17, 2015 07:19 PM
On April 10, 2014, I stepped into The Hindu’s MetroPlus office for the first time. The cosy room, with its soothing warm yellow lights, was a flurry of activity — phones were ringing off the hook, broadsheets were being passed around for approv
Apr 17, 2015 04:11 PM
Chennai emerges as India’s No. 1 greenhouse gas emitter in a study done among seven major cities. Poor city and building design is the main culprit. Chennai has another first to its credit. This time, for all the wrong reasons. A recent study in Re
Apr 17, 2015 03:50 PM
It is an advance warning mechanism of nature asking whether preparedness is in place to receive rain. They arrived most unexpectedly and lasted for a few days. April showers drenched the city with their summer rain. In one part of the city it rained 70 m
Apr 18, 2015 08:04 PM
Lack of pedestrian signals makes busy junctions risky for road users Except for Chintamani junction, none of the junctions on Kilpauk Garden Road has a pedestrian crossing. On these junctions, pedestrians have to risk themselves while crossing important
Apr 18, 2015 08:03 PM
Swabodhini School for Special Children trains its students in retail management through an initiative called Swayam A group of people with special needs display a great understanding of retail management. They are running a grocery and provisions shop, S
Slideshows
Apr 18, 2015 03:04 PM
Passengers were stranded as bus stands and the streets wore a deserted look during the Karnataka bandh on Saturday. Some scenes from Bengaluru and Mysuru.
Apr 18, 2015 01:12 PM
Perhaps few other characters in Bengali fiction stir as much feelings in the young and the old alike as Feluda, the detective personality created by Satyajit Ray. Feluda who came to life through a story in a children’s magazine in 1965, ‘turns
Apr 17, 2015 05:23 PM
The week marked anniversaries of events, bad and worse - Seoul ferry disaster, Nigerian girls' abduction by Boko Haram militants and the Holocaust. There were reasons to cheer too. Tennis star Sania Mirza clinched the Worls No. 1 position in women doubles
Apr 16, 2015 05:30 PM
The unseasonal rains in Telangana during second week of April left many farmers at their wits with their crops getting damaged extensively. The Hindu lensmen across Telangana capture the devastation.
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