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Updated: Dec 23, 2014 10:34 AM
While the People's Democratic Party was leading in 31 seats, the BJP was ahead in 21 seats The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was set to make history in Jammu and Kashmir Tuesday as counting of votes polled in assembly elections put it close behind the Pe
Updated: Dec 23, 2014 10:10 AM
The Bharatiya Janata Party has been widely tipped to emerge the winner in Jharkhand. The trends for the Jharkhand elections clearly shows that the BJP heading towards absolute majority in the state with the party leading on 44 seats, the Jharkhand Vikas
Updated: Dec 23, 2014 08:00 AM
The Opposition made it clear that it was unwilling to extend any cooperation unless Prime Minister Narendra Modi came to the House to explain his government’s stand on religious conversions. In a coordinated effort on Monday, a united Opposition p
Updated: Dec 23, 2014 03:20 AM
Total fertility rate in 8 States below 2 children per woman Fertility is falling faster than expected in India, and the country is on track to reach replacement levels of fertility as soon as 2020, new official data shows. The 2013 data for the Sample
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Extending its rising streak for the fourth straight session, the benchmark BSE Sensex rose over 49 points in early trade on Tuesday on the back of a firming trend overseas amidst covering-up of short positions by speculators ahead of monthly expiry in the
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The rupee depreciated by four paise to 63.29 against the U.S. dollar in early trade on Tuesday at the Interbank Foreign Exchange on fresh demand for the American currency from banks and importers.Forex dealers said besides the dollar’s gains against
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Thousands of people have gathered in the eastern German city of Dresden for the latest in a series of anti-Islam demonstrations that have alarmed the country’s politicians. Police estimated that some 17,500 people attended Monday’s rally by
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North Korea experienced sweeping and progressively worse Internet outages extending into Monday, with one computer expert saying the country’s online access is “totally down.” The White House and the State Department declined to say wheth
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Joe Cocker, the raspy-voiced British singer known for his frenzied cover of “With a Little Help From My Friends,” the teary ballad “You Are So Beautiful” and a contorted performing style uncannily parodied by John Belushi on &#8220
Assembly Election 2014
Dec 23, 2014 07:53 AM
The results for Jammu and Kashmir, where polling was held for 87 seats and for the 81 seats in Jharkhand will be known today Jharkhand, which has been battling Maoist violence, registered an overall 66 per cent turnout for the 81 assembly seats. The St
Dec 22, 2014 07:19 PM
The Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister expressed hope that his party, the National Conference, will put up a credible show A day before the results of the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly polls, a tense number game hangs over the State. With the BJP trying to
Dec 22, 2014 01:31 PM
Counting of votes will be held on Tuesday in Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand which witnessed a record turnout in the multi-cornered contests to elect their Assemblies.The five-phase election in the two States which stretched for nearly a month saw 66 per
Dec 22, 2014 01:49 AM
The Congress on Sunday described as “baseless and unscientific” the exit polls results that predicted a washout of the party in the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly elections, Congress spokesperson Salman Nizami said the exit polls were an attempt
Dec 23, 2014 03:38 AM
MOP Vaishnav’s Gayathri Govindaraj, taking part in heptathlon, erased a 10-year-old record in the 100m hurdles of the A.L. Mudaliar athletics meet at the Nehru Stadium here on Monday. By clocking a time of 13.7 seconds, the 23-year-old overcame the o
Dec 23, 2014 12:33 AM
Ace shooter Abhinav Bindra won the crunch moments to clinch the men’s 10 metre rifle gold in the 58th National shooting championships at the Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex here on Monday.Placed second in the qualification with 621.7 poin
Dec 23, 2014 12:28 AM
Ankit spell rocks the host after Bundela ton Skipper Devendra Bundela and Ankit Sharma built on the platform set up by Jalaj Saxena to put Madhya Pradesh in the driver’s seat on day two of its clash against Tamil Nadu at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadi
Dec 23, 2014 12:22 AM
This Madhya Pradesh player burst into the spotlight when he took 16 runs off a Muttiah Muralitharan over in the fourth edition of the IPL to help Pune Warriors to victory.But for Mohnish Mishra, life changed a year later when he was caught in a sting oper
Dec 23, 2014 12:20 AM
“He was struck on top of the nose and he went crashing down holding his face. Actually, his face was split right down the middle,” remembered the burly former Australian fast bowler, Carl Rackemann.He was recalling a Sheffield Shield contest b
Dec 23, 2014 01:13 AM
While organised events of conversion can incite violence and hatred, the enforcement of a national anti-conversion law, as some advocate, is not the panacea. Besides inflicting greater damage, it would render our rights to freedom of conscience and religi
Dec 23, 2014 01:07 AM
The Bharatiya Janata Party’s formulaic approach to extend its sphere of influence to States outside of the Hindi heartland, as seen in one-liners such as ‘BJP 44-plus in Jammu and Kashmir’, to indicate the simple majority needed to form
Dec 23, 2014 01:04 AM
In a significant judgment, the Supreme Court recently quashed a “two-judge committee” set up by the Chief Justice of the Madhya Pradesh High Court to probe allegations of sexual harassment against a judge of the court. By insisting on the stri
Dec 22, 2014 11:58 PM
Jet Airways (India), on Monday, concluded a $150-million (about Rs.945 crore) five-year syndicated loan facility, which was fully subscribed by banks spread across the Middle East region. “Jet Airways is renowned for introducing quality to India&#82
Dec 22, 2014 11:57 PM
The stalemate continued with management and unions firm in their stances A week after Foxconn announcing suspension of operations at its Sriperumbudur plant near here, hundreds of agitated workers on Monday protested in front of the plant.As tension sta
Dec 22, 2014 11:40 PM
A defaulter who deliberately stonewalls legitimate efforts is a non-cooperative borrower The Reserve Bank of India (RBI), on Monday, modified the definition of a non-cooperative borrower and also fixed the cut off limit for classifying borrowe
Dec 22, 2014 11:29 PM
Airfares are still ruling high even though SpiceJet has stabilised its curtailed operations GoAir’s website on Monday remained inaccessible for hours as the server seemed to have crashed as thousands of low fare seekers scrambled to book cheap tic
Dec 22, 2014 11:27 PM
Also calls for expediting reforms in the distribution sector Opening up of the coal sector and upgradation of state-run Coal India and its subsidiaries are vital for scaling up domestic production of the dry fuel, says a report submitted to the governme
Dec 22, 2014 05:21 PM
Every act depicting the various rituals was an experiential expressions It is an artist’s ability to communicate and not the duration of her performance that determines the rasanubhava that a true rasika experiences. This was evident in the dance r
Dec 22, 2014 05:45 PM
V. Venkata Nagarajan’s vibrant vocal recital was no less noteworthy for the refreshing variety of compositions he presented. His choice of ragas was familiar. The compositions he opted to sing were neither unusual for a lay listener, nor commonplace
Dec 22, 2014 08:13 PM
Dutch musician Martin van Hees’ classical guitar concert showcased the poetry and rich timbre of the Masters So soft-spoken an instrument, the voice of Martin van Hees’ classical guitar threatened to get lost in the rustle of the
Dec 22, 2014 09:58 PM
Lord Siva gave Vinayaka the boon that he would have to be worshipped by everyone before they began a task. If they did not do so, their attempt would end in failure. When the Lord makes rules, they are for everyone. He Himself is no exception to a rule. Th
Dec 22, 2014 08:22 PM
Indoor play area for kids, a café for parents with free wifi to keep an eye on them. A party space, activity centre, and a library all rolled into one. It’s new age parenting at its best at KydzAdda At a time when parents tend to worry for the
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
Dec 22, 2014 05:15 PM
A rewind of the sports events in the year 2014 -- Part I
Dec 21, 2014 07:56 PM
The fourth edition of Kingfisher ULTRA Hyderabad International Fashion Week in association with Storm Fashion Company brings back glamour and panache with the leading names from the fashion industry. The three day fashion extravaganza has captivated fashi
Dec 20, 2014 06:56 PM
Scenes from the shoot of Aambala. The film is directed by Sundar C., starring Vishal, Vaibhav Reddy and Hansika Motwani. The cinematographer is Gopi Amarnath and the film is produced by Khushboo Sundar and Vishal.
Dec 20, 2014 04:58 PM
The streets are decked up with lights and glitter as Bengaluru gets ready to herald Christmas.
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