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Updated: Dec 18, 2014 07:12 PM
LeT operations commander Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, one the seven Pakistani nationals accused of planning and abetting the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, was granted bail on Thursday by the Anti-Terrorism Court. Lakhvi and six others had filed bail applications
Updated: Dec 18, 2014 06:39 PM
ISRO successfully tests the atmospheric re-entry of a crew module Dot 9.30 am, India’s first experimental flight GSLV Mark III took off successfully from the second launch pad at Satish Dhawan Space Centre, in Sriharikota on Thursday. Also known a
Updated: Dec 18, 2014 05:00 PM
Jayalalithaa, and three others get bail for another four months Extending the bail of former Tamil Nadu chief minister and AIADMK general secretary Jayalalithaa by another four months, the Supreme court on Thursday directed the Karnataka High Court to f
Updated: Dec 18, 2014 04:20 PM
A day after five sisters of Sri Aurobindo Ashram run Ambabhikshu apartments were evicted from the premises as per the directions of the Supreme Court, two sisters, and their mother, ended their lives in an alleged extended suicide bid by drowning in the s
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Taking into account the "seriousness of allegations" against NCP leader and former Maharashtra Minister Chhagan Bhujbal, the Bombay High Court on Thursday ordered formation of a Special Inquiry Team to probe corruption and money laundering charges against
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Two pilgrims from Tamil Nadu died of heart attack at Sabarimala on Wednesday night, taking the death toll due to cardiac ailments at the pilgrim centre during the past one month to 15. A 55-year old woman pilgrim, identified as Rugmini of Periyar Nagar,
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Uttarkashi locals on Thursday observed a bandh to protest against the December 18, 2012, notification of the Central Government according to which a 100-km stretch of the Bhagirathi river from Gaumukh to Uttarkashi was to be declared as eco-sensitive
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Following a ban on Xiaomi, OnePlus is the latest smartphone upstart to be forced to suspend sales in India.The company confirmed that it will stop selling its One smartphone in the country after a New Delhi court upheld a complaint by rival Micromax, repo
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Pakistan army retaliated to the deadly Taliban attack at Peshawar school by killing 57 militants in massive airstrikes in the Khyber tribal region where the suicide bombers were reportedly trained. The army launched 20 airstrikes on Wednesday on several
Assembly Election 2014
Dec 18, 2014 05:32 PM
The attackers were annoyed with Sidhu over his recent remark on their religious book, police said. BJP leader Navjot Singh Sidhu’s convoy was on Thursday attacked by unidentified assailants who pelted the cars with bricks and stones, leaving his d
Dec 18, 2014 12:08 AM
Communal and regional polarisation a major factor In the past two coalition governments in Jammu and Kashmir, Independent candidates were the key figures in government formation, but in the ongoing Assembly elections, communal and regional polarisation i
Dec 16, 2014 04:26 PM
"You people have to elect BJP so as to end this father-son, father-daughter rule forever and give your own children a chance." Sharpening his attack on the ruling coalition in Jammu and Kashmir, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today described dynastic poli
Dec 16, 2014 12:53 PM
A thick security blanket has been thrown around Jammu city on Tuesday for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s election rally A thick security blanket has been thrown around the city on Tuesday for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s election rally ahe
Sport
Dec 18, 2014 07:31 PM
Pippin and Pentagram may fight out the finish of the Royal Calcutta Turf Club Cup (1,200m), the main event of the races to be held here on Friday (Dec. 19).False rails (width about 4.5m from 1,600m to 1,000m and 6.5m from 1,000m to the winning post) will
Dec 18, 2014 07:30 PM
Exclusive Dancer (Prem up) won the Mysore Race Club Cup, the feature event of the races held here on Thursday. Mr K.Muthu Vellaiyan owns the winner who is trained by R.Foley. 1. ASIAN GAMES PLATE (1,200m), rated 60 to 85: Indian Touch (Rajendra Singh) 1,
Dec 18, 2014 07:29 PM
Godspeed ridden by Suraj Narredu won the New Hope Indian 1000 Guineas, the stellar attraction of the races held here on Thursday. The winner is owned by Dr. Ram H.Shroff rep M/s. Stride Horse Rac Pvt Ltd & Mr. Sameer H.Tapia. M.Narredu trains the winn
Dec 18, 2014 07:28 PM
Hendrix and Ancient Title pleased when the horses were exercised here on Thursday morning (Dec. 18).Outer sand:600m: Precious Glitter (T.S. Jodha) 45. Moved freely. Ancient Title (T.S. Jodha) 43. Pleased. 1,200m: Baracchus (rb) 1-30.5, (1,200-600) 40.5. E
Dec 18, 2014 07:28 PM
Shivalik Storm, Be Safe and Christmas Eve showed out when the horses were exercised here on Thursday.Inner sand600m: 2/y/o’s Blue Harbour (Yash Narredu), Another Conquest (Shelar) 40. Pair level. Arakawah (Bhawani), Sacred Fire (Srinath) 40.5. They
Opinion
Dec 18, 2014 01:02 AM
It is hard to think of more vivid proof of the futility and failure of terrorism than the resilience and rallying together of Australians from many backgrounds, and a far more powerful image to show the world than any sterile propaganda of hate When I f
Dec 18, 2014 12:34 AM
The world saw terrorism’s darkest face on Tuesday. The cold-blooded killing of 132 students and nine staff members in a school in Peshawar has left the entire world shaken at the terrorists’ determination to find ever softer targets and notch
Dec 18, 2014 12:23 AM
Despite several committees constituted by the Union government highlighting the many problems posed by thin, non-biodegradable, single-use plastic bags, and a body of evidence also indicating their ill-effects, the government emphatically stated recently
Business
Dec 18, 2014 08:10 PM
Intellect Design Arena (IDA), the demerged products division of Polaris Consulting & Services, listed today on the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) and National Stock Exchange (NSE). Intellect is the world’s first full-spectrum banking products compa
Dec 18, 2014 07:34 PM
The 4G device named Yureka comes with Cyanogen operating system and will be sold through the online route from mid-January. Yu, the new brand from domestic handset maker Micromax, on Thursday launched its first device named Yureka. The 4G device comes w
Dec 18, 2014 07:21 PM
Troubled SpiceJet resumed operations on Thursday after the previous day’s chaos as hundreds of passengers cancelled their tickets and shifted to other airlines due to uncertainty plaguing its services.Till 1800 hours on Thursday, the airline operate
Dec 18, 2014 06:59 PM
Of these, seven would be completely new platforms, while the others would be upgrades of the existing models. Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India on Thursday said it plans to launch over 10 new models in the country during the next year. These lau
Dec 18, 2014 06:37 PM
The new brand `Mercedes-Benz Certified’ has been developed specifically for the Indian market and provides customers an experience ``equivalent to a new car purchase.’’ Luxury car major, Mercedes-Benz on Thursday branded its existing p
Features
Dec 18, 2014 09:33 AM
An old car with a rumble seat may uncover an uneasy relationship with the mother-in-law Automobile manufacturers sketch psychographic profiles of geographically-defined groups to decide on what to offer them. Considering beliefs and economics drive choic
Dec 18, 2014 03:40 PM
The snow lay thick around him and the cold was biting. Bobby was cold, hungry and lonely. He wished things could be better... The snow fell like a blanket on Bobby, as he sat shivering on the streets of Kashmir. Nobody stopped to offer him anything warm
Dec 18, 2014 08:40 PM
INTACH Madurai and Tamil Nadu Chapters along with the Department of Architecture, Thiagarajar College of Engineering, aim to list and document heritage buildings in and around Madurai Sitting under a creaky fan, 80-year-old Swaminathan talks about Vaastu
Dec 18, 2014 09:12 PM
Ellis.R.Dungan’s 'Sakunthalai' was a film that was ahead of its time. Sakunthalai’ (1940) was the second film to be produced on the legendary Sanskrit poet, Kalidasa’s ‘Abhignana Shakunthalam.’ The first version was made in
Dec 18, 2014 09:09 PM
Subramaniam’s sepia-toned canvas comes to life in colours obtained from forest flowers, as also vengai and kadi trees. The ‘Aadi Chitra’ paintings capture Adivasi life in vivid frames expressed in the unique dialects of Gond, Saura, Ku
Slideshows
Dec 18, 2014 09:06 PM
Love, Peace and Joy came to visit at Christmas time. What they saw made them sad. And then, came Hope… “Oh, what a lovely scene!” the little angel exclaimed, flapping his wings in delight as his two friends joined him. Love, Joy and Pe
Dec 17, 2014 11:27 PM
People from the Christian Community celebrate Yesu Jayanthi every year on Second Saturday and Sunday of every December. A special fellowship is organized at the CSI Church ahead of Christmas celebrations and Yesu Jayanthi Jatara is organized on the CSI Ch
Dec 17, 2014 09:37 PM
On Day 2, Steve Smith continues his unbeaten run with a half century, guiding Australia to 221 for four in reply to India’s 408 before bad light stops play.
Dec 17, 2014 08:13 PM
The Mairie’s collapse is a reminder that Puducherry’s architectural heritage needs to be protected. A slideshow of the famed Mairie Building.
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