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Updated: Mar 30, 2015 12:28 PM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi deputes Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi to visit the State today. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Monday, rushed Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi to Kashmir for on-the-spot assessment of the flood situation. “The Centre is committe
Updated: Mar 30, 2015 12:39 PM
The focus now is on getting key Bills passed in Rajya Sabha The compulsions of running a government at the Centre and getting key legislation through have forced the Bharatiya Janata Party to tone down its aggressive plans in the States. Sources in th
Updated: Mar 30, 2015 12:19 PM
"This is the most balanced team that is capable of beating any side on any given day", says the ICC panel Not a single Indian cricketer found a place in the ICC’s World Cup XI which was dominated by runners-up New Zealand rather than champions Aus
Updated: Mar 30, 2015 02:29 AM
Orders fresh survey on shortfall in urban areas Prime Minister Narendra Modi does not want one of his pet projects — “Housing for All by 2022” — to miss its target. Mr. Modi has asked for a fresh survey to ascertain the exact h
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Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu, who reached Singapore on Monday, began holding a series of meetings with ministers and top officials in Singapore Government. The Chief Minister had a breakfast meeting with Singapore Foreign Affairs M
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Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was found guilty on Monday of fraud and breach of trust in a retrial on corruption charges, three years after being acquitted. Olmert’s lawyers said they would likely appeal the ruling by the Jerusalem Di
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Clashes between Afghan forces and the Taliban have cut off the main supply of power to Afghanistan's Helmand and Kandahar provinces, according to residents and the chief of the national power company.The two provinces rely on the Kajaki plant in Helmand f
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Australian players sheltered behind dark glasses on Monday at a public reception the day after their victory Australian players sheltered behind dark glasses on Monday at a public reception the day after their victory over New Zealand in the final of th
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The police are trying to track the origin of the letter, which was posted locally to the office of Art of Living’s Malaysian chapter in Shah Alam suburb. Malaysian police said they were investigating a letter purportedly sent by the Islamic State
Cricket World Cup 2015
Mar 30, 2015 10:55 AM
Dismissing criticism against Virat Kohli for his early dismissal in the World Cup semifinal against Australia, former Indian cricket captain Rahul Dravid said barring the one blip, the star batsman has been sensational Down Under.“We have short memo
Mar 30, 2015 10:55 AM
The ICC Chairman praised co-hosts Australia and New Zealand for putting up a grand show. Hailing the just-concluded World cup as the most popular in cricket’s history, ICC Chairman N Srinivasan on Monday said the event’s success has proved t
Mar 29, 2015 08:44 AM
Mitchell Starc named Player of the Tournament Australia crushed New Zealand by seven wickets in an underwhelming final to win its fifth World Cup title here on Sunday. Captain Michael Clarke, in his last ODI appearance, made 74 as his team chased down a
Mar 30, 2015 12:34 AM
New Zealand was blown away by a clinical Australia. The most spirited side in the competition was deflated within the first few minutes of the contest. There is Australia and then the rest. For a final it was disappointing, hardly the spectacle one looke
Mar 30, 2015 09:10 AM
Losing to Australia in any kind of sporting event is tough for Kiwis to take The front-page headline of New Zealand’s largest newspaper reads “You’ve done us proud,” and that seems to sum up the nation’s mood after the Black
Mar 30, 2015 02:59 AM
Australia took 79 out of 80 wickets at this World Cup. Twenty-two of those went to Mitchell Starc, who is now arguably the most destructive bowler in limited-overs cricket. On Sunday, he dismissed Brendon McCullum for a duck, from where New Zealand's down
Mar 30, 2015 02:49 AM
Brendon McCullum may not have won the World Cup but he conducted himself like a champion on Sunday. He was gracious in congratulating Australia, but still grateful for what he had been able to achieve with his team. He smiled warmly, thanked his people wit
Mar 30, 2015 02:47 AM
Starc has been exceptional, deserves the Man-of-the-Series award Where other teams may feel nervous on the big stage, Australia enjoys it. No one exemplified that attitude better than Michael Clarke who, in his final ODI appearance, made 74 to anchor Au
Mar 30, 2015 02:38 AM
Australia overwhelms New Zealand for its fifth World Cup crown Australia was simply too good. A lesser team may have fluffed its lines on the big occasion before an adoring home crowd, but it left nothing to chance on Sunday. First, its fast bowlers b
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Mar 30, 2015 01:29 AM
Rawalpindi-Peking axis Although India’s defence preparations were mainly in relation to the threat from China and had nothing to do with Pakistan, with whom India would like to avoid any tension, India could not ignore the growing association betw
Mar 30, 2015 01:15 AM
The decision to introduce the Bhagavad Gita in the Haryana school curriculum goes against India’s secular character and its present policy of education It was reported in February that the Haryana government’s Educational Consultative Commit
Mar 30, 2015 01:05 AM
The present day prosperity, freedom and efficiency in the modern city state find their roots in Lee Kuan Yew’s vision and legacy Lee Kuan Yew is no more. But the city state will be there to tell the story of his work — the transformation of
Business
Mar 30, 2015 10:06 AM
Nifty reclaimed the crucial 8,400-mark by surging 63.65 points. The BSE Sensex rose sharply by over 222 points in early trade on bargain buying in stocks by funds and retail investors amid positive cues from other Asian markets. The 30-share index, which
Mar 30, 2015 09:57 AM
The rupee, on Monday, fell by 17 paise to 62.58 against the U.S. dollar in early trade at the Interbank Foreign Exchange due to rise in the American currency’s value against other global currencies amid month-end demand for the dollar from importers.
Mar 29, 2015 11:36 PM
If India starts installing renewable energy in large numbers, we will see more companies entering the public markets Coming as it did after the lukewarm response to the issues of Adlabs Entertainment Ltd. and Ortel Communications, the initial public off
Mar 29, 2015 11:16 PM
The Hindu catches up with L&T's Group Executive Chairman as he prepares to hang up his boots in the next two years. The Rs.one-lakh crore conglomerate Larsen & Toubro, spread across 72 businesses, has successfully averted takeover threats in the
Mar 29, 2015 02:35 AM
Under the proposal, banks can lend up to 25 per cent of their core capital to a single corporate group. Concerned over the rising NPAs (non-performing assets) in the banking sector, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has proposed to lower the ceiling on ho
Features
Mar 29, 2015 05:49 PM
The Easter Week was observed in a different and special way in the Capital during the British rule Eastertide in Delhi was the last community celebration by the resident British before most of them went home to Old Blighty or to the hills, with Simla bei
Mar 29, 2015 07:06 PM
With road running becoming increasingly popular in Chennai and the rest of the country, individuals in all walks of life have been smitten by the desire to add the completion of at least one marathon to their bucket-list of things to achieve. But, recreat
Mar 29, 2015 07:01 PM
I kept saying ‘Covelong’ and the ‘roving’ Belgian Ambassador kept saying ‘Cabelon’. It took me a while to realise that we were talking of the same port on the Coromandel, my ‘v’ his ‘b’. Once we
Mar 30, 2015 05:07 AM
True bhakti is a rare and divine experience, when a devotee enters into a one-to-one relationship with God. Bhakti Bhava is an ineffable feeling that cannot be described in words and at best can only be understood when experienced and savoured in one&#8217
Mar 30, 2015 04:52 AM
Daniells, an uncle-nephew duo, painted some of the finest images of the country. They traversed through an alien land on foot, boats and horseback and in bullock carts. They risked their life and limb, plodding through 18th century India to capture it in
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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
Mar 28, 2015 09:10 PM
A gargantuan clash of co-hosts is on the cards when New Zealand takes on Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday.
Mar 28, 2015 06:20 PM
Scenes from the sets of Salaiyoram with a cast of Raj, Serena, Pandiarajan and Singampuli. Genre: Romance drama Director: K.Murthy Kannan Cinematographer: Dinesh Srinivasan Producer: Smiley Productions
Mar 27, 2015 04:51 PM
A music director Raghu Malleti loves music so much that he created a new record by playing a guitar and singing while hanging upside down for 14 minutes in Vijayawada on March 25. Photos: V. Raju
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