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Updated: Apr 2, 2015 03:26 AM
Where is the act of illegality, asks defence counsel Kapil Sibal. The Supreme Court stayed on Wednesday a summons issued by a special court against the former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and five others after he raised apprehensions of the growing num
Updated: Apr 2, 2015 06:28 AM
Former U.S. Assistant Secretary for Homeland Security David Heyman feels India and U.S. must cooperate more closely on new-age threats. Indian youths have escaped “being victims of Islamic State recruitment” because it is a multicultural dem
Updated: Apr 2, 2015 01:07 AM
Rs. 742.58 crore of property, investments impounded in Aircel-Maxis case The Enforcement Directorate attached on Wednesday assets estimated at Rs. 742.58 crore held by former Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran and his brother Kalanithi Maran and wife Kave
Updated: Apr 2, 2015 02:57 AM
Minister of State for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Giriraj Singh’s controversial comment on Congress president Sonia Gandhi's “skin colour” led to a flurry of criticism on Wednesday, forcing BJP president Amit Shah to caution the
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A plane carrying 168 Indian nationals evacuated from Yemen landed in Kochi in the government’s first major mission to rescue Indians stranded in the strife-torn nation. They were flown in by a special Indian Air Force aircraft at 1:40 a.m. after alm
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Even in Pakistan, a cheap sofa covered with brown plastic is not most people’s idea of throw-restraint-to-the-wind luxury. But Abdul Sattar Edhi, a legendary charity worker known for his asceticism, is still getting used to the two-seater that rec
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An IAF plane carrying 190 Indian nationals evacuated from Yemen landed in Mumbai in the government’s first major mission to rescue Indians stranded in the strife-torn nation. The flight landed at 4 a.m at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airp
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Even though diplomats are trained in the art of diplomacy, it is evident that Chinese Ambassador to India Le Yucheng’s words are not in conformity with the ground reality (“‘Building ties for the 21st century’,” April 1). Chi
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Jairam Ramesh accuses Gadkari of confusing the issue Even as the Modi government moves towards the re-promulgation of a new Land Ordinance, the Congress fired yet another salvo against it, ahead of the mass rally it has planned here on April 19 to oppos
Apr 2, 2015 06:54 AM
There has been no sign of the factionalism in the BCCI being resolved, with two lists being submitted to the president, Jagmohan Dalmiya, for consideration in the IPL governing council. Clearly divided at the delayed 2013-14 Annual General Meeting (AGM) h
Apr 2, 2015 06:52 AM
In a few days IPL ‘Casino Cricket’ will ensure CWC 2015 was ‘Mickey Mouse’ cricket after all Hopefully the din and dust of the 2015 cricket World Cup final will have settled so that we can now see the One-Day Internationals i
Apr 2, 2015 06:48 AM
Ignored by all eight franchises during the IPL-8 auction, India’s Test specialist Cheteshwar Pujara will make use of that time by representing Yorkshire in the upcoming English county season. Pujara will replace Pakistan’s Younis Khan, who w
Apr 2, 2015 04:41 AM
Cricket / CSK, with a lot of depth, has a very good chance of winning: Hussey Former Australian cricketer Michael Hussey, who renews his relationship with Chennai Super Kings after playing for Mumbai Indians last year, was down to business on Wednesday
Apr 2, 2015 04:39 AM
The Union Sports Ministry has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the India Infrastructure Finance Company Limited (IIFCL) for supporting badminton. As per the MoU, IIFCL, a company under Ministry of Finance, would contribute Rs. 30 crore ov
Apr 2, 2015 03:29 AM
The legal process in India can be needlessly tortuous and complicated. Nothing exemplifies this more than the Babri Masjid demolition case in which pre-trial proceedings are bogged down in technicalities even though 22 years have elapsed since the structu
Apr 2, 2015 03:16 AM
India’s efforts to curb the growth of tobacco consumption have suffered a severe blow, with the Centre deferring its own rule requiring packaging of tobacco products to have enlarged pictorial warnings from April 1. Regrettably, Union Health Ministe
Apr 2, 2015 03:05 AM
Do Arvind Kejriwal and his men have the ability, the foresight, and the historical sense to tread a path different from their historical forebears? And, even more important, do they want to? Philosopher and poet George Santayana once said, those who don
Apr 2, 2015 02:20 AM
The search for talent is more important than banks raising capital to meet tougher international regulatory rules State Bank of India may offer employee share options, recruit specialists and promote faster-radical changes that promise to shake up a blo
Apr 2, 2015 01:54 AM
Piramal Enterprises has signed an agreement to sell its Hyderabad-based clinical research division to Indoco Remedies for undisclosed amount. Piramal Enterprises has signed a definitive agreement to sell its clinical research division known as ‘Pi
Apr 2, 2015 01:46 AM
Deal adds to the company's respiratory, dermatology portfolio Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories is acquiring select brands of Belgian drugmaker UCB in India, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Maldives in a euro 118 million (Rs.800 crore) deal.A definitive agreement has
Apr 2, 2015 01:44 AM
New airline Air Pegasus is set to commence domestic operations in two weeks, joining other new entrants such as AirAsia India and Vistara to enhance air connectivity in the country.The Bengaluru-based airline, owned by Decor Aviation Private Ltd which has
Apr 2, 2015 01:42 AM
The company launched ‘Made in India’ Computed Tomography Scan system GE Healthcare, the medical diagnostics and imaging equipment arm of GE, is planning to position all its healthcare devices and equipment affordable in the domestic market.A
Apr 1, 2015 08:11 PM
The vintage beauties on wheels line up, some to take guard and relive those glory moments; some to tell themselves that they are still around. For a boy who learnt to cycle in high school, life virtually threw me into the deep end when in the first month
Mar 31, 2015 06:31 PM
In Hyderabad to showcase his work, Bose Krishnamachari, director of the recently-concluded Kochi-Muziris Biennale, bats for continuous engagement with art Bose Krishnamachari has a fascination for colours. His abstracts, Stretched Bodies, have become a
Mar 31, 2015 05:59 PM
Award-winning filmmaker Subbiah Nalla Muthu says animals lead exciting lives and he loves capturing those moments on film National award winning wildlife film maker, Subbiah Nalla Muthu believes that there are stories hidden in the jungle that miss the
Apr 2, 2015 05:06 AM
One would have noticed a yoke being placed on the bride’s head during a wedding, while a mantra is chanted. The significance of the yoke is often misunderstood as indicating that the woman now has to shoulder the burdens of family life. But this is n
Apr 1, 2015 09:22 PM
Stalin’s radio interviews with singers P. Susheela and L.R. Easwari take the shape of a ‘novel’ book P. Susheela may have sung thousands of songs but she still remembers her first Tamil duet with A M Raja for a composition by Pendyala
Apr 1, 2015 10:16 PM
Surrounded by humanity and all things man-made, it is easy to forget that we share Earth with a host of beings who enjoy a more cordial relationship with this planet. Here is a gentle reminder of these neighbours: a selection of recent pictures taken by T
Mar 30, 2015 07:58 PM
Heavy rains lashes most part of the state, with people moving to safer places. Authorities have issued an alert as Jhelum river crossed danger mark in Srinagar. Rs. 200 crores have been sanctioned to meet situation. Photos: Nissar Ahmad
Mar 30, 2015 03:53 PM
Traffic got disrupted and main thoroughfares turned into canals due to a sudden unseasonal downpour in Hyderabad on Monday afternoon. The Hindu lensman Mohammed Yousuf captures the travails of commuters.
Mar 29, 2015 08:56 PM
Michael Clarke and Steve Smith played nervelessly on a day New Zealand played much under the standards they set for themselves through the tournament.
Mar 29, 2015 04:56 PM
Sri Sita Rama Chandra Swami temple at Bhadrachalam saw lakhs of visitors on the occasion of Sita Rama Kalyanam on Saturday and Maha Pattabhishekam on Sunday. While the temple was tastefully decorated with flowers and coloured lights, devotees took a holy
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