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Updated: Sep 22, 2014 07:06 PM
Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson says Sino-Indian ties have entered a "new age" China has continued to remain upbeat about the future of Sino-Indian ties, pointing out that the “important consensus” that had been recently reached betwee
Updated: Sep 22, 2014 08:30 PM
Some leaders believe it is now "too late" for a breakup. As tension over seat-sharing with ally Shiv Sena continues, there seems to be a sharp division in the BJP’s top Maharashtra leadership on the issue of alliance. Though the BJP has pu
Updated: Sep 22, 2014 06:46 PM
Hours after the Union Home Ministry ordered a probe into reports that employees of an Ahmedabad hotel from the northeast were asked to stay away from duty during Chinese President Xi Jinping’s recent visit, the city police and hotel management have
Updated: Sep 22, 2014 05:53 PM
The mission will now go ahead with the nominal plan for Mars Orbit Insertion The test-firing of the propulsion engine on India's spacecraft to Mars for four seconds on Monday went off smoothly, boosting the hopes of the Indian Space Research Organisatio
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The Telangana Government has announced a hefty bonus for the employees of the Singareni Collieries Company Limited (SCCL). Each employee would be getting Rs 40,000 bonus on an average as part of the productivity linked bonus package.According to an officia
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Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao has asked the Krishna and Godavari river water management boards to regulate the release of canal water and supervise project gates on their respective rivers without a role for State governments. The boards should make
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With major players evincing interest to set up units in North Andhra district, investors pin high hopes on govt. sops. There is also a talk that there will be flight of investments. SMS Pharma Group, with a turnover of Rs.500 crore, has announced plans fo
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Govidamma, from Dharmapuri in Tail Nadu, has been trekking 300 km every year to reach Tirumala for the past two decades Her old age does not deter her from trekking all the way from Dhramapuri district of Tamil Nadu to abode of Lord Venkateswara every ye
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Party workers have to take active part in government administration as the BJP is a partner in the TDP government: Haribabu, BJP MP Bharatiya Janata Party state president and Visakhapatnam MP K. Haribabu asked Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu to form
Sport
Sep 22, 2014 07:59 PM
Dolphins won the toss and opted to field against Chennai Super Kings in a Group A Champions League Twenty20 match in Bangalore on Monday. Teams (from): Chennai Super Kings: Mahendra Singh Dhoni (capt), Dwayne Smith, Brendon McCullum, Suresh Raina, Faf du
Sep 22, 2014 07:58 PM
Tuesday’s India schedule on the fourth day of competitions at the Asian Games in Incheon.CYCLING TRACK:Deborah: Women’s sprint qualifying (06:30 IST)EQUESTRIAN:Nadia Haridass and Shruti Vora: Women’s individual dressage: (09:30 IST)GYMNAS
Sep 22, 2014 07:06 PM
Wushu athletes Narender Grewal and Yumnam Sanathoi Devi assured India of two more Asian Games medals after winning their respective men’s and women’s quarterfinal matches at the Ganghwa Dolmens Gymnasium in Incheon on Monday.In the men’s
Sep 22, 2014 06:46 PM
All four Indian shuttlers in singles, including main medal hope Saina Nehwal, have secured a tough draw in the individual events of 17th Asian Games badminton commencing on September 24.Olympic bronze medallist Saina, who had lost out on a chance to win a
Sep 22, 2014 06:13 PM
Eyeing a berth in the series against West Indies, left-arm Kings XI Punjab spinner Akshar Patel feels that IPL and CLT20 are great platforms for the youngsters to prove their mettle.“Both IPL and CLT20 are great platforms for the youngsters. If you d
Opinion
Sep 22, 2014 12:57 AM
Without substantive reforms to the investigation and trial process, early release of undertrials may further aggravate the pathologically low rates of conviction and incarceration in the Indian criminal justice system On September 4, a Supreme Court ben
Sep 22, 2014 01:05 AM
In drawing attention to the plight of the widows of Vrindavan, the BJP’s Member of Parliament from Mathura, Hema Malini, got hold of the wrong end of the stick. Many of the Vrindavan widows are without any means of sustenance, and forced to beg to s
Sep 22, 2014 01:00 AM
Fiji has chosen its first elected leader in eight years. This marks a new democratic beginning for the South Pacific nation after suffering self-inflicted wounds over a period of some 28 years. Commodore Voreqe Bainimarama, who took power in a bloodless c
Business
Sep 22, 2014 11:40 PM
Couriers of DHL Express India (Pvt.) Ltd., the Indian arm of German mail and logistics company Deutsche Post DHL, in several centres have alleged that the company is preventing them from joining the DHL Employees Union. Protesting DHL staff in Delhi said
Sep 22, 2014 11:27 PM
The management has been asked to pay Rs.5,000 towards the first instalment of the wage arrears to existing employees as also a certain sum to the kith and kin of deceased employees. The Sahaganj unit of Dunlop India , closed since October 8, 2011, may r
Sep 22, 2014 10:56 PM
The capacity of the unit will be 35 tonnes of yarn a day Shri Govindaraja Textiles, part of the Jayavilas Group, is investing $45 million and setting up an open-end spinning unit in Eden, North Carolina. Ramkumar Varadarajan, Managing Director, spoke
Sep 22, 2014 10:51 PM
Public sector banks (PSBs) in India will need to raise up to $37 billion over the next 4-5 years to meet Basel III compliance norms, credit rating agency Moody’s said on Monday. The estimate is based on assumptions that there would be a moderate r
Sep 22, 2014 10:48 PM
TRAI had recommended a pan-India reserve price of Rs.2,685 crore per megahertz for 800 MHz band GSM mobile operators on Monday said the reserve price for 900 MHz in the forthcoming spectrum auction should be same as that for the 800 MHz band, used by CD
Features
Sep 21, 2014 05:39 PM
Esther Elias enters the world of co-working spaces, where young entrepreneurs, freelancers and start-up teams rally together to share more than just physical workspace Spend long enough in the presence of start-up founders and a little past their infect
Sep 21, 2014 02:55 PM
As a teacher, it’s sometimes nice to step back and see the lighter side of stressful situations. Exams are no laughing matter, and for teacher trainees, it is a double-edged sword since they have to prove to themselves and their students that they
Sep 21, 2014 05:31 PM
The city may seem like a concrete jungle, but it does boast of quite a few natural ecosystems that sustain a variety of flora and fauna What does the word “heritage” mean to you? Buildings, monuments, title, property…? Chennai has a &#8
Sep 22, 2014 10:12 PM
Analysing the Jiva swaroopa and its relationship with the Supreme Brahman is the central theme discussed in the Brahma Sutra. Krishna too elaborates on this when he speaks of two types of awareness that is crucial in spiritual parlance, said Swami Omkarana
Sep 22, 2014 07:37 PM
For the first time, Lamborghini will be introducing the 7-speed dual clutch transmission and an all-wheel drive that also features a new hydraulic multi-plate clutch. Automobili Lamborghini, a leading player in the luxury super sports car segment, launc
Slideshows
Sep 22, 2014 09:56 PM
Once a tourist attraction and irrigation tank, Lakkaram Lake in Khammam dug up during the reign of the Kakatiyas, has ceased to serve both farmers and tourists. Tank is spread over 120 acres. The storage area has shrunk drastically from 160 acres due to e
Sep 22, 2014 05:44 PM
A look at some of the images at the Incheon Asian Games on Day 3. India won bronze medals in shooting and squash.
Sep 22, 2014 02:30 PM
Thousands of students joined a massive rally to protest the police action in Jadavpur University earlier this week
Sep 21, 2014 10:29 PM
Every spell of rain makes us realise, yet again, that there is really no such thing as bad weather. The sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces us up and snow is exhilarating. After a hot spell, this region is witnessing intermittent drizzl
Sep 21, 2014 06:13 PM
Bangalore: Nearly 360 schoolchildren were hospitalised when they fell ill after having midday meals at the Government Urdu Higher Primary School in D.J. Halli on Friday. Several children also took ill on Saturday and were taken to Dr. Ambedkar Hospital
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