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Updated: Sep 16, 2014 09:45 PM
The Congress on Tuesday termed the results of the nine-State Assembly bypolls, in which the BJP suffered major reverses, as a “good omen” for secular forces and said it should ring alarm bells in the saffron party as people have rejected the &
Updated: Sep 16, 2014 07:53 PM
BJP loses 13 of the 24 seats held by it, cedes ground to SP in U.P., and Congress in Rajasthan and Gujarat The BJP on Tuesday suffered a major blow in the Assembly by-elections in Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Gujarat, the States it had swept in the Lok
Updated: Sep 16, 2014 10:54 PM
Former Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal, a prosecution witness in the railway bribery case, on Tuesday failed to appear in court due to “ill health”. The court directed him to appear before it on September 22, 2014 and warned that it will n
Updated: Sep 16, 2014 07:01 PM
Replying to a query on ‘Love Jihad’ — a term derogatorily used to refer to Muslim men in relationships with Hindu women — Rajnath had asked: "What is that? I need to understand its definition." Congress general secretary and Rajy
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Often referred to as the ‘Kashmir of Andhra Pradesh’, the beautiful valleys of Lambasingi, which experience minus temperature during winter sometimes, will very soon be the next tourism hotspot.Andhra Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation (AP
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Deputy Director of Social Welfare D. Hanmanthu Naik was trapped by the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) personnel in the late hours of Monday while he was accepting a bribe of Rs.1 lakh from the correspondent of a private nursing college, Deputy Superintenden
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A green field plant to produce 1.8 million two-wheelers a year will be established by Hero MotoCorp Limited at Mandannapalem in Satyavedu mandal of Chittoor district.A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was inked by Rakesh Vashist, General Manager (corpora
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TDP nominee Tangirala Sowmya wins with a majority of 74,827 votes over her Congress rival Bodapati Babu Rao, who secured 24,921 votes. Irrigation Minister Devineni Umamaheswara Rao said the results reflect the people’s faith in the TDP. The Telugu
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Swecha, a part of free software movement of India, will organise a seminar on “Employment opportunities in changing technology landscape,” on September 23 here at Mahima Gardens.Member of German Hacker Association Chaos Computer Club, Andy Mull
Sport
Sep 16, 2014 09:08 PM
Star Sports have withdrawn from the sponsorship deal worth Rs 1.5 crore with the Mumbai Cricket Association in the wake of adverse reports in the media, MCA honorary vice-president Ravi Savant announced on Tuesday. Media reports in a daily newspaper quote
Sep 16, 2014 09:04 PM
Afridi says Pakistan players need to shed their “fear” of defeat; Misbah ul Haq stays as Test, ODI skipper. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Tuesday named flamboyant all-rounder Shahid Afridi as its new national Twenty20 captain until the
Sep 16, 2014 09:02 PM
Put into bat, Lahore Lions skipper Muhammad Hafeez smashed a 40-ball 67 to power the Pakistan T20 champions to 164 for six in 20 overs. Muhammad Hafeez led from the front with a blazing 67 as Lahore Lions trounced Sri Lankan sideSouthern Express by 55 r
Sep 16, 2014 07:28 PM
Bold Majesty, Topspot, Super Strong, Optimus Zone and Supreme Dominator shone when the horses were exercised here on Tuesday morning (Sept. 16).Inner sand:600m: Vito (Arshad) 39.5. Strode out well. Topspot (Asgar) 38.5. Impressed. Rakshitha (Mallikarjun),
Sep 16, 2014 07:28 PM
Elaheh and Spider Man worked well when the horses were exercised here on Tuesday morning. Sand track 600m: Alfonso (Pasha), Caribbean Legend (Darren Williams) 40. Both are 2/y/o’s and moved freely. Windsor (app), 2/y/o’s Secret Flame (Darren W
Opinion
Sep 16, 2014 12:55 AM
Polemical literature and what is taught in schools and colleges are a startling revelation of the suspicion tinged with hatred for the religious minorities. Yet, there is nothing in the comments of our ‘secular’ leadership that expresses moral
Sep 17, 2014 12:36 AM
Despair rarely follows euphoria this closely: within four months of having recorded its best-ever electoral performance in Uttar Pradesh, the Bharatiya Janata Party seems to be struggling to retain its traditional bases in India’s most populous Stat
Sep 17, 2014 12:27 AM
Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives in India under extraordinary circumstances, when the political and economic dimensions of the international system are undergoing a profound transformation. There are distinct indicators that the era of a unipolar worl
Business
Sep 16, 2014 11:46 PM
Minority shareholder asks SEBI to reconsider its permission granted to Zuari-UB combined open offer The battle to control Vijay Mallya-led UB group’s Mangalore Chemicals and Fertilizers Ltd (MCF) has intensified with the Competition Commission of
Sep 16, 2014 11:42 PM
The drug will be launched in India under the name Infimab by the first quarter of 2015 Boston-based biopharmaceutical company Epirus Biopharmaceuticals Inc said India’s drug regulator has approved its copy of a top-selling arthritis treatment, pav
Sep 16, 2014 11:32 PM
In the wake of rising frauds and corporate governance issues in public sector banks, the central bank has recommended to the government certain norms for reforming public sector banks (PSBs).“Based on various committees, including the P. J. Nayak Co
Sep 16, 2014 11:22 PM
IT industry shifting towards insourcing, says AstraZeneca CIO The current trend in information technology is shifting towards insourcing from outsourcing, AstraZeneca Chief Information Officer David Smoley said here on Tuesday.The British-Swedish
Sep 16, 2014 09:00 PM
Sofosbuvir is considered a revolutionary treatment for Hepatitis C as it has a high cure rate. Gilead’s deal allows the generic manufacturers to sell in 91 countries. The signing of agreements by U.S. pharmaceutical giant Gilead with seven Indian
Features
Sep 16, 2014 06:53 PM
Handling pressure and expectations with élan has become second nature to Mahesh. On the eve of ‘Aagadu’s release, the actor is a picture of calm and confidence Achieving stardom overnight is like running a sprint but staying at the top
Sep 16, 2014 07:21 PM
To commemorate the 25 anniversary of late artist K. S. Gopal, a monograph was released by his daughters. Besides, his etchings, collographs and plates are on view at Cholamandalam Artists Village till September 21 The 25 anniversary of late artist K.S. G
Sep 16, 2014 07:12 PM
The audio launch of the Tamil film I was truly a starry affair How would you describe an evening that saw Arnold Schwarzenegger, Rajinikanth and A. R. Rahman share stage? On Monday evening, all roads led to the Nehru Stadium for the grand audio launch
Sep 17, 2014 12:16 AM
The memory of seeing M.F. Husain colouring one of his sketches back in 1999 is still fresh in the mind of Madan Sharma, one of the owners of Azad Hind Dhaba, a popular eatery in south Kolkata. One fine afternoon years back, Mr. Husain walked into the dhab
Sep 16, 2014 11:41 PM
In the aftermath of the global financial crisis set off by subprime mortgage crisis in the U.S, there is need for research to identify potential fault lines in the housing market In an effort to usher in transparency in the real estate market, the India
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Sep 16, 2014 10:22 PM
A fresh spell of heavy rain on Monday evening created traffic problems, and many were caught unawares. Traffic lights created a beautiful scene, as the inundated roads reflected all colours. Heavy rains in the catchment area of Krishna River also brought
Sep 16, 2014 10:12 PM
Traffic on the busy Begumpet flyover came to a standstill during the peak hours on Tuesday morning after a cement-laden truck rammed into a road-divider early in the morning. It took around four hours for the traffic police to remove the truck and restore
Sep 16, 2014 09:44 PM
A potential tourists’ paradise – Bayyaram Tank – built by Kakatiyas in 13th Century A.D., needs a push from Government. Eight-foot pillar found near the tank is engraved on four sides of the stone in Telugu, Kannada script in Sanskrit la
Sep 14, 2014 08:13 PM
Feast on the fest of the autumn moon If your have been postponing your Chinese lunch/dinner, then make the most of the ongoing Autumn Moon Festival at Golden Dragon. Master Chef Hung Fong Ng and his team are ready to present the traditional cuisine of th
Sep 14, 2014 07:19 PM
In pictures: Kochi International Fashion Week Photos: Thulasi Kakkat There were no complaints of a lack of glitz and glamour on the ramp on the opening day of the Kochi International Fashion Week 2014, with designers Hari Anand, Chaitanya Rao and Rocky
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