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Updated: Dec 27, 2014 10:41 AM
Gen. Dalbir Singh Suhag will first visit Guwahati and then Sonitpur and Kokrajhar where militants belonging to NDFB (Songbijit faction) killed the Adivasis on Tuesday Army Chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag will on Saturday review the situation in Assam w
Updated: Dec 27, 2014 08:18 AM
It has more state-level representatives than the Congress. For the first time in history, the BJP now has more state legislators than the Congress across the country. With over 1,000 MLAs for the first time, the BJP has also gone from being regionally c
Dec 27, 2014 12:10 PM
Sub-inspector Solanki was seen dancing with a professional dancer and tossing currency notes A police sub-inspector has been suspended for indiscipline while on duty in Gujarat’s Surat district. A video of him dancing with a professional dancer an
Updated: Dec 27, 2014 12:00 PM
The National Capital Region recorded its first swine flu fatality on Friday with a 51-year-old woman from Ghaziabad succumbing to the virus at a private hospital here. Officials at the Sri Ganga Ram Hospital, where the patient was admitted said the woma
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The party has sought assurance from the BJP over certain issues like safeguarding Article 370 and revocation of AFSPA The stalemate over government formation in Jammu and Kashmir continued for the fifth day on Saturday as People’s Democratic Party
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The man suspected to have sexually assaulted a 19-year-old college girl in Semmenchery on Monday evening has been apprehended by Chennai police team early on Saturday. The suspect is a Pharmaceutical Sciences graduate working with a well-known IT firm on
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The State government on Saturday shifted six district collectors, most of whom were in southern districts. Four of the Collectors — Jayashree Muralidharan (Tiruchi), K.S. Palanisamy (Theni), V. Rajaraman (Sivaganga) and T. Munusamy (Nagapattinam) &#
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Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has denied that his family used a Navy helicopter to attend a wedding in Goa this past week. In a statement issued here on Saturday, Mr. Jaitley refuted the allegations made by a Goa-based social activist and lawyer Aires R
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Body of a newborn baby was found dumped on the road outside Lok Nayak Jai Prakash hospital in Central Delhi on Saturday morning. Doctor's gloves and a hospital slip have also been recovered from the spot. Local police have taken up investigation in t
Assembly Election 2014
Dec 26, 2014 08:32 PM
Mr. Vohra has called both the parties for a discussion. Jammu and Kashmir Governor N. N. Vohra, on Friday officially wrote to the PDP and BJP, the parties with the largest number of MLAs following the recent Assembly elections, on their plans for govern
Dec 26, 2014 01:30 PM
Former Chief Minister Arjun Munda said Mr. Das will stake claim to form the BJP-AJSU alliance government. Raghuvar Das, a five-time MLA, was on Friday elected leader of the BJP legislature party clearing the decks for his swearing in as Jharkhand's firs
Dec 26, 2014 07:56 AM
"So many stories doing the rounds about a BJP-NC deal. Let me say this as strongly as possible — there is no deal or any discussion going on" Outgoing Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on categorically said there is “no deal” or any “
Dec 26, 2014 12:46 AM
Any thought of allying with it is an insult to me, says veteran Amid the uncertainties over Jammu and Kashmir’s political future, National Conference legislators are coming out in the open against talks of any alliance with the BJP.“I am answ
Sport
Dec 27, 2014 09:10 AM
New Zealand's pace bowlers tore through Sri Lanka's batting to bowl them out for 138 before tea on the second day of the first test on Saturday, leaving them 303 runs behind the hosts' first innings total. Opening bowler Trent Boult had reduced the visi
Dec 27, 2014 07:29 AM
The stand-in skipper scored a personal best 192 to anchor a stunning tail-end assault on India's bowlers Red-hot batsman Steven Smith was bowled just short of a maiden double-century but fired Australia to a mammoth first innings total of 530 before tea
Dec 27, 2014 12:27 AM
Let a new generation of coaches, trainers, officials and policy makers take over cricket and thrash out a strategy that will improve the game as a spectator sport, writes Ted Corbett You may have thought you had heard the last of Kevin Pietersen and that
Dec 27, 2014 12:18 AM
There was a moment on Friday when bowler Mohammed Shami, assuming that Steven Smith might be out of his crease, flashed the ball towards the striker’s end. The paceman’s response drew a rather angry reaction from Smith. Asked about the inc
Dec 27, 2014 12:11 AM
West Bengal displayed fine team effort to start its campaign with a 25-18, 25-22, 25-22 win over Gujarat in a boys’ Pool A match on the opening day of the 37th National sub-junior volleyball championship at the Ajmal Khan Park, Karol Bagh, here on F
Opinion
Dec 27, 2014 01:14 AM
None of our Teacher Education programmes has ever seriously tried to achieve a clear and convincing enough understanding of what one tries to achieve through education. It always has been a rhetoric of larger aims and working for myopically understood par
Dec 27, 2014 12:54 AM
That Jharkhand is to get its first non-tribal Chief Minister since its formation in 2000 is more a political accident than a seminal event. Raghuvar Das would not have been the automatic choice of the Bharatiya Janata Party for the top post in the State i
Dec 27, 2014 12:45 AM
Even for a country known for its tardy judicial processes, the fact that the L.N. Mishra assassination case remained in the trial stage for nearly 40 years after the Union Railway Minister was killed in January 1975 is an unconscionable blot on the crimin
Business
Dec 27, 2014 10:52 AM
“If Vividh Bharati goes online then listeners from California to Vancouver will be able to listen to it” Prasar Bharati is trying to expand its online presence to reach a wider audience, its Chief Executive Officer Jawhar Sircar said here on
Dec 26, 2014 11:58 PM
Launch of new City and MPV Mobilio helps sustain strong sales momentum. Riding on new launches, Japanese auto major Honda is set for over 62 per cent growth in its sales in India this year at around 1.8 lakh units. The company, which launched two models
Dec 26, 2014 11:48 PM
With its KG-D6 cost recovery arbitration stuck for three years, Reliance Industries has sought immediate start of the proceedings for early resolution of the dispute. Naming former UK judge Sir Bernard Rix as its arbitrator in place of former Chief Just
Dec 26, 2014 11:45 PM
The sub-Rs.5 lakh hatchbacks are the most preferred ones in the used car market across eight top cities in the country, according to a survey by Gaadi.com, an online platform for used-car buying and selling as also for new car information.Bengaluru has th
Dec 26, 2014 11:43 PM
The demand is outstripping capacity and the Japanese conglomerate must expand production. Toshiba Corp will decide during the next business year from April on where to build an additional memory chip plant and will consider overseas locations for the fa
Features
Dec 26, 2014 05:54 PM
Susanna Myrtle Lazarus meets three people who are serious about socialising Minnie Menon If you get the nametag of ‘socialite’, yes, you have to be particular about what you wear and your appearance. In the early days, it was not a term
Dec 26, 2014 05:21 PM
Thanks to the rainfall, lake rejuvenation and rainwater harvesting, the water table actually went up in parts of the city. The year draws to a close and it is time to look back and take stock of challenges and opportunities. The water situation in Bengal
Dec 26, 2014 08:08 PM
Planning a bash to ring in 2015 at home? Here’s how to put together an easy-to-make meal that will leave you with enough time to be the life of the party New Year's Eve is a time for good cheer, family, friends and feasting. All over the world, it
Dec 27, 2014 01:18 PM
Sending greeting cards can give sticky moments ‘Greeting cards? Who on earth sends them any more?’ A stranger in the queue muttered when the cards in my hand slipped from my grasp at the post office. True, the internet age has rendered cards
Dec 27, 2014 01:02 PM
The director was speaking at the audio launch of "Aambala" which stars Vishal Krishna Reddy in the lead Filmmaker Sundar C, who has collaborated with actress Hansika Motwani for the third time in a row in upcoming Tamil action-comedy Aambala, says she&#8
Slideshows
Dec 26, 2014 06:12 PM
A rewind of the sports events in the year 2014 -- Part II
Dec 26, 2014 01:35 PM
Captain Steven Smith put himself on course for his third successive century but India bowled reasonably well to restrict Australia to 259 for five on the opening day
Dec 25, 2014 10:18 PM
The devout offered midnight prayers at churches across Andhra Pradesh and Telangana States on Thursday on the occasion of Christmas. All the churches were tastefully decorated with lamps and festoons. Children and the elder participated in the celebration
Dec 25, 2014 12:14 PM
Keeping up with the cheer of the holiday season, people around the world celebrated Christmas with enthusiam. Here are some pictures showcasing Christmas spirit around the globe.
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