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Dec 25, 2014 11:05 AM
Says his government has worked over the last seven months with the mantra of "Citizen-First". Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said efforts are being made for “re-engineering” of government processes as part of the promise to provide
Dec 25, 2014 12:18 PM
Though the police is yet to reveal the identities of the accused, an officer said that one of them was known to the girl. The Delhi Police have detained two men for allegedly attacking a 30-year-old doctor with acid in West Delhi’s Rajouri Garden
Updated: Dec 25, 2014 11:05 AM
The awarding of the Bharat Ratna has often been surrounded by controversy; the government's recent announcement to confer the honour to Madan Mohan Malaviya has sparked a debate on the rationale behind posthumous awards. Join the debate by posting your vi
Updated: Dec 25, 2014 12:25 PM
The Pope told refugees at the tent camp in Ankawa, a suburb of Irbil in northern Iraq, that they were like Jesus, forced to flee because there was no place for them. Pope Francis celebrated Christmas Eve with a late-night mass on Wednesday in St. Peter&
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday greeted former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee on his 90th birthday and said there is no bigger tribute to him than celebrating it as “Good Governance Day”. Mr. Modi visited Vajpayee at his reside
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The petitioner, a social activist and lawyer, alleged that Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's family used a Navy copter to attend a wedding while in Goa. Goa-based social activist and lawyer Aires Rodrigues on Thursday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to
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Online marketplace Snapdeal has partnered India Post to jointly work on bringing thousands of weavers and artisans from Varanasi through its website. Snapdeal has launched a pilot with India Post to set-up facilitation desks at Varanasi post offices to en
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Energy giant Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) on Thursday said it has signed an agreement with Japan’s Mitsui OSK Lines Ltd for shipping liquefied ethane from North America to India. RIL said it has signed shipping agreements with one of the world&#821
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In a strange incident, a branch manager of Union Bank of India (UBI) in Veldhi branch of Manakondur mandal was allegedly abducted by a youth along with his henchmen demanding sanction of loan for his agricultural land on Wednesday night. Sources said th
Assembly Election 2014
Dec 25, 2014 02:42 AM
Having won 25 of the 87 Assembly seats, the party has emerged as the second largest after the People’s Democratic Party, which has 28 seats. Keeping all options open on government formation in Jammu and Kashmir, the Bharatiya Janata Party decided
Dec 25, 2014 01:13 AM
The five-time legislator from Jamshedpur East is known to be close to Narendra Modi and Amit Shah A meeting of the Bharatiya Janata Party parliamentary Board in New Delhi on Wednesday decided to send two leaders to Ranchi to hold meetings with the newly
Dec 24, 2014 06:21 PM
Senior Janata Dal (United) leader Nitish Kumar on Wednesday said the Bharatiya Janata Party’s performance in Jharkhand and Jammu & Kashmir was not a reason for the saffron party to feel proud of as the results show that its popularity was on the
Dec 24, 2014 03:20 PM
However, the outgoing Chief Minister says the onus of government formation lies primarily on BJP and PDP and his party will adopt a wait and watch approach In a surprise move, the National Conference has offered support to its archrival, the People&#821
Sport
Dec 25, 2014 03:13 AM
Petroleum Sports Promotion Board Academy (PSPBA) boys defeated Telangana 3-1, and Karnataka girls took down Tamil Nadu 3-2 to win the sub-junior team championships in the 76th cadet & sub-junior National and inter-state table tennis championships at t
Dec 25, 2014 01:43 AM
In the last two years, Rajasthan’s Apurvi Chandela has offered glimpses of a champion shooter in the making with the long weapon; still in the junior ranks, she won her first senior National 10 metre air rifle title at New Delhi two years ago.
Dec 25, 2014 01:42 AM
Karthik’s century and Shah’s opening burst dramatically shifts the balance Having been on the mat for nearly two days and a half, Dinesh Karthik’s quickfire century and Rahil Shah’s three quick wickets gave Tamil Nadu a slim hope
Dec 25, 2014 01:41 AM
Madhya Pradesh had its first substantial result of the current Ranji Trophy season when it earned three points for the first innings lead against Tamil Nadu on Wednesday. The man in charge of the team is someone who knows the city well.MP coach Harvinder S
Dec 25, 2014 01:16 AM
Hanif Mohammad, often called the sub-continent’s original Little Master, celebrated his 80th birthday with the complaint that the Pakistan cricket authorities had to this day not recognised and rewarded him for his triple century against the West In
Opinion
Dec 25, 2014 02:01 AM
Understanding the TTP attack in Peshawar would involve looking at the group’s structure, the role of ideology and the impact of Pakistan’s counter-insurgency operations On December 16, 2014, 145 people, including 132 children, were executed
Dec 25, 2014 01:48 AM
In its first seven months, the Narendra Modi government seems to have appropriated as its own several of the red letter days in the calendar. Just as Teachers’ Day on September 5 became Guru Utsav, Gandhi Jayanthi on October 2 was used to showcase M
Dec 25, 2014 01:45 AM
Serial attacks by armed militants from the Songbijit faction of the National Democratic Front of Boroland (NDFB) have claimed the lives of at least 67 Adivasis (who are still fighting for tribal status), in villages in Sonitpur, Kokrajar and other distric
Business
Dec 25, 2014 10:16 AM
The Central Information Commission (CIC) will soon have to decide whether a body set up by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), whose principal task is of restructuring corporate loans, falls under the public scrutiny through Right to Information (R
Dec 25, 2014 03:15 AM
The Delhi High Court on Wednesday questioned Reserve Bank of India’s decision to put a cap on withdrawals by banking customers using their ATM cards, saying account holders were being “unnecessarily taxed.” As per RBI’s new guide
Dec 25, 2014 01:01 AM
Senior IAS officer S. Bhattacharya has been appointed as the Chairman and Managing Director of Coal India Ltd. (CIL).The coal major was without a full time chief for the past six months.“The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet had a couple of days
Dec 25, 2014 12:05 AM
To set up a coal gasification-cum-fertilizer complex Coal India Ltd. (CIL), the world’s largest producer, and state gas utility GAIL India Ltd., on Wednesday, signed agreements to invest Rs.9,000 crore in a plant to convert coal into gas and use t
Dec 24, 2014 11:52 PM
Action applies to active pharmaceutical ingredients from DRL as well as to finished drug products from a different IPCA Laboratories’ facility, Health Canada said. Canadian importers have decided to quarantine health products from Dr. Reddy’
Features
Dec 24, 2014 08:09 PM
It’s tough not to be overwhelmed by financial shortcomings at the year-end, however, indulging in a little something for yourself makes for good retail therapy. We speak to people about their most extravagant and unusual gifts. I’ve spent 300
Dec 24, 2014 05:30 PM
Noted Pakistani writer Moni Mohsin speaks about her book, column and of course Indian food At times divine intervention ensures that everything falls into place. This feeling comes to mind when meeting noted Pakistani author Moni Mohsin at The Imperial&#
Dec 24, 2014 07:49 PM
Sportspersons from Telangana overcame all odds to scale new heights in 2014 The striking contrast of the lifestyles of some of the big, international achievers in the world of sports from the Telangana State can well be a gentle reminder of how one can d
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.
Dec 25, 2014 10:25 AM
Renowned sarod maestro Amjad Ali Khan will get the Alva’s Virasat 2015 award on the inaugural day of the three-day cultural event at Vidyagiri near Moodbidri on January 8.A release issued by the Alva’s Education Foundation, which conducts the
Slideshows
Dec 24, 2014 05:00 PM
Actors, leaders from various political parties paid tributes to the veteran film director "Iyakunar Sigaram" K. Balachander.
Dec 24, 2014 01:25 PM
This Christmas, we bring you a pictorial compilation of some of the oldest churches in Secunderabad. Photos: K. Ramesh Babu
Dec 24, 2014 12:43 PM
It has been 10 years since the huge seismic waves triggered by a massive undersea earthquake off Sumatra in Indonesia, brought havoc in India, Sri Lanka and South-East Asia on December 26, 2004. In India, thousands of people were killed in the Andamans, T
Dec 23, 2014 07:39 PM
Veteran filmmaker K. Balachander passed away on December 23, 2014.
Dec 22, 2014 08:17 PM
Octave-2014 crafts mela at Shilparamam got off to a colourful start and on Sunday a variety of dance forms were presented by artists from all over the country mesmerising the audience. For the Hyderabadis it was a refreshing experience as artists from acr
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