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Updated: Apr 22, 2015 01:32 AM
Justice Khehar declines plea that he recuse. With petitioners gently conveying to him that he recuse from the Constitution Bench set up to decide the constitutionality of the National Judicial Appointments Commission, Justice J.S. Khehar decided on Tues
Updated: Apr 22, 2015 07:41 AM
Cats in the wild: Reserves in M.P., Odisha, Chhattisgarh. In a move that comes soon after the tiger census in January showed an overall rise in numbers of the big cat, the Centre is set to form three new tiger reserves. In-principle approval has been ac
Updated: Apr 22, 2015 08:23 AM
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi no longer in day-to-day control of terror group as he recovers from injuries sustained during attack in March, according to sources. The leader of the Islamic State, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, has been seriously wounded in an air strike
Apr 22, 2015 01:09 AM
General secretaries of the two parties differ on reunification Having wrapped up their respective party congresses, the leaders of the two major Left parties — the Communist Party of India (Marxist) and the Communist Party of India — met her
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Saudi spokesman Brigadier General Ahmed Asseri said the alliance may still target the Houthi rebels. Saudi Arabia announced on Tuesday it was ending a month-long campaign of air strikes against the Houthi rebels who seized large areas of Yemen and said
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Two months after officially turning down security meant for a Chief Minister, both the Delhi Government and Arvind Kejriwal underwent a change of heart on more than one occasion, according to highly-placed sources.Since assuming office, requests to “
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More than 100 Japanese lawmakers paid respects on Wednesday at a Tokyo shrine that honours Japan’s war dead, including World War II leaders, but Cabinet Ministers and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe did not participate in the spring ritual. Mr. Abe sent
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Kings XI Punjab came from behind to beat table-toppers Rajasthan Royals via the Super Over and end their five—match unbeaten streak in the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Sardar Patel Stadium here on Tuesday. With the scores tied at 191 at the
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Controversial Punjabi film Nanak Shah Fakir was on Tuesday withdrawn from theatres worldwide by its producer following wide-spread resentment among the Sikhs over its content. “As per the directions of holy Akal Takht (the highest temporal seat of
IPL 2015
Apr 21, 2015 07:53 PM
Shaun Marsh took Punjab to 15 runs in their Super Over and RR lost 2 wickets for managing just 6 runs in theirs. After the scores were level after 40 overs of intense cricket, the Super Over came into play. During Kings XI's Super Over, David Miller d
Apr 21, 2015 10:26 PM
If the Indian Premier League is mostly, if not entirely, about impulse, Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) should take a leap of faith against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) at the Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy international stadium here on Wednesday. Having come within
Apr 21, 2015 10:18 PM
Chennai Super Kings (CSK) would be quite right to dismiss the eight-wicket rout at the hands of Rajasthan Royals as a minor aberration. The franchisee had, after all, notched up three wins on the trot before Sunday’s defeat.The team management, howe
Apr 20, 2015 01:39 PM
Rajasthan Royals has successfully dealt with all the challenges thrown at them in the five games they have played so far. A struggling Kings XI Punjab will have to pull out all stops against the sole unbeaten side, Rajasthan Royals, when the two teams c
Sport
Apr 22, 2015 02:08 AM
President Ghani to take up the issue during his visit to New Delhi When Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani visits India next week, cricket is most likely to be on the agenda. The Afghanistan Cricket Board is hoping that Mr. Ghani will convince his hos
Apr 21, 2015 11:18 PM
The shocking death of promising Bengal opener Ankit Keshri has once again put on-field player safety under sharp focus. “Cricket is a non-contact sport but there are times when these collisions occur on the ground. Some of them can be serious in nat
Apr 21, 2015 10:29 PM
The IPL works like magic; it tempts the unacquainted and the expert to make a beeline to the stadium to catch up with some mesmerising Twenty20 action. With almost a third of the Pepsi-IPL-8 matches played so far most franchisees ought to be pleased with
Apr 21, 2015 10:06 PM
The onus is on the BCCI to stick with the successful structure set up by Shastri, writes Makarand Waingankar The Board of Control for Cricket in India Working Committee will meet on Sunday to discuss various issues. However, considering t
Apr 21, 2015 09:33 PM
Top Trainer excelled when the horses were exercised here on Tuesday morning.Inner sand600m: Baryshnikhov (S.Kamble), Purple Parade (Bhawani) 36.5. Former ended five lengths in front. Jazzmyn (S.J.Sunil), Veronique (Neeraj) 41.5. Pair level.800m: Dancing L
Opinion
Apr 22, 2015 02:18 AM
The new CPI(M) general secretary, Sitaram Yechury, must realise that mere electoral alliances with regional parties will prove to be a fruitless exercise without a stronger emphasis on Left unity and engagement with social movements The elevation of Sit
Apr 22, 2015 01:40 AM
With Greenpeace and various non-profits under the scanner, it is time to revive the idea of an accreditation agency for the sector. “In Sheraton hotels in scattered nations, We damn multinational corporations; Injustice seems so easy to protest, In
Apr 22, 2015 01:34 AM
The government’s decision to seriously dilute environmental norms for project approval seems to indicate a belief that problems can vanish magically Looking for occult solutions to real-world problems may seem incompatible with the hard-headed ind
Business
Apr 22, 2015 12:27 AM
Make-in-India Student App Fest will enable students showcase their talents and get connected with angel investors. The first edition of Global Mobile App Summit & Awards (GMASA) to be held here on May 28 and 29.Coinciding with the summit, GMASA will
Apr 22, 2015 12:25 AM
In 2014-15, Ashok Leyland sold 24,414 units. However, Tatas sold only 21,231 units In a surprise development, Ashok Leyland has overtaken its rival Tata Motors in pick-up truck sales to grab the Number 2 position. Mahindra & Mahindra is the leader i
Apr 22, 2015 12:21 AM
Reserve Bank of India’s Deputy Governor H.R. Khan, on Tuesday, said that the central bank was focusing on bill payment systems, which was the next big thing for which Bharat Bill Payment System and National Payments Corporation of India (NP
Apr 22, 2015 12:18 AM
Diversification is part of Vision 2020 strategy of the leading pump maker CRI Pumps Pvt. Ltd., a Coimbatore-based manufacturer of industrial, residential and agricultural pumps, has made a foray into pipes business with an objective to become a provider
Apr 22, 2015 12:06 AM
Azim Premji's son joined the company in 2007 and was instrumental in setting up Wipro Ventures Wipro, on Tuesday, announced the appointment of billionaire Azim Premji’s elder son Rishad Premji to its board effective May 1, 2015. Presently, Mr. Ris
Features
Apr 21, 2015 08:29 PM
Popular YouTubers from the city talk on it how it feels to be stars of the virtual world. The Internet has seen its share of kingdoms rise and fall. Sites that once dominated the web are now nothing more than abandoned virtual ghost towns. In their plac
Apr 21, 2015 08:36 PM
Playwrights Intensive Project is an international project geared towards developing writing for theatre for young audiences The international Playwrights Intensive Project will give playwrights an opportunity to explore Theatre for Young Audiences. Th
Apr 20, 2015 08:20 PM
John Romeo’s 'Nila Vaanam Kaatru Mazhai', a short film on honour killings, will be screened at the prestigious film festival in France later this year. When John Romeo, a professor at Madras Christian College, decided to send in his production as a
Apr 21, 2015 10:53 PM
Every individual is compelled to be engaged in some kind of activity or the other, which includes voluntary and involuntary acts. The Bhagavad Gita explains the philosophical import of the actions of individuals. Acts are inseparably attached to effects, b
Apr 21, 2015 08:22 PM
C.G. Salamander’s Palm’s Foster Home for Peculiar Stories falls under comic fantasy, a genre not widely explored in India. C.G. Salamander was all smiles at the recently-concluded Bangalore Comic Con as the launch of his first book, Palm&#82
Slideshows
Apr 20, 2015 05:14 PM
Newly-crowned Women’s Tennis Doubles World No.1 Sania Mirza lead the Indian team to victory at Federation Cup Asia/Oceania Group II tournaments and providing entry into the Group I at Fateh Maidan Tennis complex in Hyderabad. Photos: Mohammed Yousuf
Apr 20, 2015 04:52 PM
The auto show, the showcase event in the world's biggest car market, comes this year as China's economy grows at its slowest pace in a quarter of a century. Here's a look at some of the more interesting car concepts that were on display at the event.
Apr 19, 2015 09:34 PM
Thousands from areas like Syria, Libya, Iraq and West Africa have left their homes, belongings and livelihoods to embark on potentially dangerous and mostly illegal journeys across the sea. A look at the current situation. As the crises in the Middle-ea
Apr 19, 2015 01:06 PM
As the CPI-M is all set to elect a new general secretary replacing Prakash Karat who steps down after three terms, here is a profile of prominent members from the party.
Apr 18, 2015 03:04 PM
Passengers were stranded as bus stands and the streets wore a deserted look during the Karnataka bandh on Saturday. Some scenes from Bengaluru and Mysuru.
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