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Updated: Sep 21, 2014 08:48 PM
"No new proposal has been received by the party. We stand by our original demand for 144 Assembly seats," senior NCP leader Praful Patel said. Putting pressure on ally Congress over the deadlock regarding seat sharing for the Maharashtra Assembly polls,
Sep 21, 2014 05:50 PM
The Indian Olympic Association has been fined $10,000 for withdrawing teams from the Asian Games at a late stage, but All India Tennis Association chief Anil Khanna is hopeful that the penalty would be withdrawn.Interestingly, the Indian contingent’s
Updated: Sep 21, 2014 04:57 PM
Sources say the Supreme Court lawyer was examined in connection with the legal fee paid to her by the Saradha group; her team denies she was questioned Nalini Chidamabaram, wife of former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram, has been examined by the CBI in
Sep 21, 2014 02:19 PM
Dipika Pallikal assured India of a maiden women’s singles squash medal in the Asian Games, while top seed Saurav Ghosal confirmed his third successive podium finish in men’s singles after the two reached the semifinals of their respective event
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The Visakhapatnam Cooperative Bank declared a dividend of 12 per cent and interest of 8 per cent on share capital to its shareholders at its 99th annual general body meeting here on Sunday.The AGM, conducted at Ambedkar Auditorium, was presided over by ch
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The first AP State Inter-District Senior Archery Championship was inaugurated by Andhra University Vice-Chancellor G.S.N. Raju at the Golden Jubilee Grounds here on Sunday.CMR Group CMD M.V. Ramana, joint general manager of Essar Steel D.S. Varma, corresp
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With several coal-fired shore-based power projects on the anvil, north Andhra is set to emerge as a major power generation centre in the next three to four years.NTPC has already commissioned 500x4 MW Simhadri Thermal Power Station near Parawada of Visakha
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Many express desire to invest in A.P. Thirteen acres has been allotted to Society for Applied Microwave Electronics Engineering and Research (SAMEER) for setting up an electromagnetic environmental effects centre with an investment of Rs.80 crore at Gambh
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A series of images of the construction of National Highway, sounds of vehicles and workers, and many thought-provoking questions form the basis of R.P. Amudhan’s 10-minute documentary — The Road. The 2008 documentary highlights issues such as,
Sport
Sep 21, 2014 08:45 PM
Lewis Hamilton took the lead in the Formula One drivers’ championship by winning the Singapore Grand Prix on Sunday, leapfrogging teammate Nico Rosberg who had to retire early with a gear-selection failure.The Briton won his seventh race of the seas
Sep 21, 2014 08:11 PM
Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Gautam Gambhir won the toss and elected to bowl against Lahore Lions in a Group A match of the Champions League Twenty20 tournament, in Hyderabad on Sunday.Robin Uthappa returns to KKR squad in place of indisposed Manish Pande
Sep 21, 2014 07:33 PM
Indian schedule on the third day of competitions in the Asian Games in Incheon on Monday.BASKETBALL:India vs Kazakhstan: Men’s Qualifying Round: 12:45 ISTCYCLING TRACK:Men’s Sprint Qualifying: Amrit Singh and Amarjit Singh Nagi (06:30 IST)FOOT
Sep 21, 2014 06:54 PM
A fighting India went down to hosts South Korea 1-3 in the women’s team badminton semifinals to settle for their maiden bronze medal at the Asian Games in Incheon on Sunday.This was India’s first medal in badminton since the team bronze won by
Sep 21, 2014 06:14 PM
Machiavellianism (P.S. Chouhan up) won the Telangana State Formation Cup, the main event of the races held here on Sunday (Sept. 21). The winner is the property of M/s Pratap R’ment Pvt Ltd rep the estate of Late D. Pratap Chander Reddy and Ashish Ba
Opinion
Sep 20, 2014 12:40 AM
From India’s standpoint, attracting Chinese investment is imperative for reviving growth. Besides, its deepening ties with Japan, Australia and Vietnam have opened up more room for manoeuvre in Asia Xi Jinping’s visit was billed as the third
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
Sep 20, 2014 12:24 AM
The visit of President Xi Jinping was remarkable for many things but mostly for the shift in the way India has done diplomacy with China. Overshadowing President Xi’s visit was an incident on the Line of Actual control in the Chumar region of Ladakh
Business
Sep 21, 2014 10:46 PM
We need a structure that will attract risk investment and help to step up oil exploration activities significantly. The Centre is moving towards a revenue-sharing system for oil exploration contracts from the time-tested policy of production sharing. It
Sep 21, 2014 10:43 PM
The most exciting event of last week was undoubtedly the listing of Chinese e-commerce giant, Alibaba Group Holding, on the New York Stock Exchange. The Alibaba share listed at $92.70, a whopping 36 per cent premium to the offer price, proving right analys
Sep 21, 2014 10:35 PM
In 2010, Girish Mathrubootham read an article on how Zendesk’s customer support software has become expensive for smaller businesses. That set him thinking. Soon enough, he formed Freshdesk. Today, it provides virtual customer support software as a
Sep 21, 2014 10:31 PM
Just a few days ago, on September 10, the Union Government announced its decision to dilute its stake in three public sector undertakings — Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC), Coal India (CIL) and National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC).
Sep 21, 2014 03:30 AM
Mr. Ma has drawn inspiration by dipping into China’s unique cultural idiom China is celebrating the success of e-commerce giant, the Alibaba group, whose stocks jumped 38 per cent on the first day of trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) o
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 21, 2014 10:06 PM
When a man is on travel, he often comes to junctions and crossroads, and gets mixed up about which road to take. Life too is a journey, the goal being the attainment of liberation from repeated worldly life, and in this journey too, the paths are many, sai
Sep 21, 2014 06:57 PM
Director Ranjith has said that he is withdrawing Njaan, which was released on Friday, from the International Film Festival of Kerala, to be held in Thiruvananthapuram from December 12 to 19.“I do not want Njaan to be featured in the Malayalam Cinema
Slideshows
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
Sep 21, 2014 06:08 PM
Indian shooters and women shuttlers won a bronze each and India was assured of medals in squash (both men and women). A look at some of the images on Day 2.
Sep 20, 2014 04:16 PM
A look at some of the images on the first day of the 17th Asian Games in Incheon on September 20, 2014.
Sep 20, 2014 08:20 AM
A humourous take on news this week.
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