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Updated: Mar 28, 2015 02:19 AM
Move finalised at meeting of CCPA ; Sonia reiterates opposition's objection The contentious Land Acquisition Ordinance will be re-promulgated before it lapses on April 5, the Union government decided on Friday evening, though it will mean taking on a vir
Updated: Mar 28, 2015 03:55 AM
Yadav, Bhushan put the onus of unity on Kejriwal Sensing that a split with the Arvind Kejriwal camp in the party is now inevitable, senior Aam Aadmi Party leaders Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav on Friday sought to frame the party’s bitter int
Updated: Mar 28, 2015 02:00 AM
The episode caused a wave of outrage in India, prompting India’s Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson to complain about the issue Eric Parker, the former Alabama police officer who violently threw Sureshbhai Patel (57), an Indian man visiting
Updated: Mar 28, 2015 03:39 AM
‘Rs. 200 crore of black money is made every day through sale of by-products’ Nine rice-producing States, some of which had been requesting revision of milling charges in favour of millers, did not provide the requisite data to the Department
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Actor Shruthi Haasan found herself in trouble when an interim injunction order was issued by a City Court restraining her from signing any offer till she completes the multi-starrer being directed by Vamsi Paidipalli that also stars Nagarjuna Akkineni and
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U.S. Ambassador to India Richard Verma on Friday hit out at India’s decision earlier this week to side with nations that sought to reverse the United Nations Secretary-General’s decision to extend benefits to same-sex couples working at the mu
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Arti Singh shot 66 out of 75, following a series of 23, 20, 23, as she was placed 31st in women’s skeet in the shotgun World Cup in Al Ain, UAE, on Friday. The other Indian shooter, former national champion Saniya Sheikh, shot one point less with a
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Delhi Daredevils plans to approach the forthcoming Indian Premier League (IPL) with an aim to give each player the freedom to express himself forcefully. With the appointment of South African all-rounder J-P. Duminy as captain of the team, DD has given
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What a pleasant surprise it was! The sun did rise at the appointed hour on Friday morning. You heard the familiar birdsong too from the back garden. And as you were rubbing your eyes in disbelief, the morning newspaper was full of surprises. There were
Cricket World Cup 2015
Mar 28, 2015 12:21 AM
There were cracks India had managed to paper over, but they were exposed in Sydney M.S. Dhoni did not so much as glance back after Glenn Maxwell’s pin-point throw had found the target. He jogged past the stumps and simply carried on without waitin
Mar 28, 2015 01:11 AM
The Hindu assesses the individual performances of the Indian players during the 2015 World Cup . Although the side couldn't defend its title, it managed the distinction of a seven-match unbeaten streak. Rohit Sharma: 7/10 Did not dominate the
Mar 27, 2015 09:57 AM
Tim Southee and Trent Boult have been at the vanguard of New Zealand’s enthralling journey to the final of the World Cup. Between them, they have taken 36 wickets, better than any other new-ball pair at the tournament. Now they stand on the thresh
Mar 28, 2015 12:13 AM
Kiwis need to adapt to the sheer size of the MCG After Eden Park’s toy straight boundaries, New Zealand will have trouble adapting to the oceanic dimensions of the MCG. Or that is the perception. After India’s loss to Australia, M.S. Dhoni pr
Mar 28, 2015 12:17 AM
Restrained in its criticism of the Indian cricket team, the usually aggressive Australian media was in celebratory mode as it focused on lavishing praise on Michael Clarke’s men for ousting the World Cup defending champion with a comprehensive semif
Mar 27, 2015 11:29 PM
Sri Lanka’s Kumar Dharmasena and England’s Richard Kettleborough will be the on-field umpires for Sunday’s World Cup final between Australia and New Zealand in Melbourne, the International Cricket Council said on Friday.Marais Erasmus of
Mar 27, 2015 08:16 PM
The Kiwi new-ball pair has snared 36 wickets, while Boult has 21 scalps, in the World Cup so far. New Zealand’s new-ball bowlers Trent Boult and Tim Southee have proved the old adage “pace bowlers hunt in pairs” to be true, with stupen
Mar 27, 2015 05:39 PM
Dave Richardson mulling allowing an extra fielder outside the ring in last 10 overs. The highlight reels at the World Cup have been running hot with batsman smashing balls all over cricket stadiums in Australia and New Zealand. Teams and individuals h
Mar 27, 2015 05:33 PM
"There are lots of commercial implications to consider — attendances at all the Associate games, what were the viewing figures." The head of the International Cricket Council (ICC) says the world governing body is unlikely to change its plans to r
Sport
Mar 28, 2015 12:15 AM
The Sood twins, Lakshit and Chandril, hardly look threatening on the tennis court, with an unimposing height and physique. The twins, however, showed that those perceived drawbacks fade to the background when the mind, body and partner are in perfect sync
Mar 28, 2015 12:14 AM
Dempo FC and Bharat FC played out a goalless draw to split points in a Hero I-League football match played at Nehru Stadium here on Friday. With this draw, Dempo has nine points from 10 matches while Bharat FC has 10 from nine. Dempo FC looked the bet
Mar 28, 2015 12:12 AM
AGORC defeated LRDE 3-1 in an A-division league match at the Football Stadium here on Friday.The results: AGORC 3 (Raju-2, Ravinder) bt LRDE 1 (Satish); KSP 2 (Arun Kumar, Karthick) bt Bangalore Independents 0.Hat-trick by KubeKube scored a hat-trick (2nd,
Mar 28, 2015 12:09 AM
Top seed Vinod Sridhar thrashed Assam’s Borthakur Abhinansu 6-0, 6-0 to clinch the men’s singles title in the all-India national-ranking tennis tournament that concluded here on Friday. The 36-year-old from Chennai took 75 minutes to oust his r
Mar 28, 2015 12:09 AM
Former Asian junior champion Snehadevi Reddy missed two matchpoints and lost to Mariam Bolkvadze of Georgia in the pre-quarterfinals of the $10,000 ITF women’s tennis tournament in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt.The 18-year-old Snehadevi had earlier beaten
Opinion
Mar 28, 2015 02:31 AM
With his state visit to China just weeks after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s trip to Sri Lanka, President Maithripala Sirisena appears to be trying to balance relations with the two countries that have the greatest influence in the island nation to
Mar 28, 2015 02:27 AM
When Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently launched Twitter Samvad, a service that allows people to receive tweets by government leaders and agencies as text messages over mobile phones, it was a striking testimony of how quickly the social media has evol
Mar 28, 2015 02:20 AM
Land-grabs for urban infrastructure and real estate are being promoted to bring investment and employment for a few, at the cost of lives and livelihoods of many Finance Minister Arun Jaitley claims that the Land Ordinance 2014 was promulgated to bring
Business
Mar 28, 2015 03:15 AM
When the second half of the budget session begins on April 20, the Modi Government intends to go ahead with the Constitutional Amendment Bill on the Goods and Services Tax (GST), Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Friday.The government introduced
Mar 27, 2015 11:53 PM
The government has managed to get through insurance and mining bills in Rajya Sabha, but faced with opposition for Land Bill. A.M. Naik, who has completed five decades in India’s largest construction and engineering firm Larsen & Toubro (L&amp
Mar 27, 2015 11:48 PM
India’s biggest airline by market share, IndiGo, is preparing to file a draft prospectus by May for a stock listing to raise $300 million to $400 million, two people with knowledge of the plans said, aiming to cash in on a boom in budget air travel.
Mar 27, 2015 11:44 PM
Andhra (including Telengana) farmers have had the highest rate of suicides within the country for quite some decades. Government’s credit for agriculture sector is not reaching the tiny and small farmers, and, as a result of which, they are caught
Mar 27, 2015 11:27 PM
In the first ever reduction in domestic natural gas prices, the rates will be slashed by 9 per cent to $ 4.56 per unit from April 1 to reflect the softening in international prices, benefiting users in the power and fertiliser sectors. The government ha
Features
Mar 27, 2015 06:53 PM
A.R. Rahman talks about his trendsetting musical journey, his forays into other areas of filmmaking and the inexorable charm of being himself Allah Rakha Rahman is relaxed, worried and anxious — all at the same time. As a composer, he’s ha
Mar 27, 2015 05:24 PM
Romancing in Ooty and Nainital are passé. Honeymooners want to indulge in deep-sea diving, history and art on their honeymoon The wedding season is upon us again and in the midst of finalizing wedding venues and guest lists, shopping for innumerable
Mar 27, 2015 03:06 PM
Wooden construction is considered expensive and difficult. However, what if a cottage could be built in a day, and a home in a month? It was while building a house in Kodaikanal that Murugesan Durai, proprietor, Prakruti Construction, realised the futil
Mar 28, 2015 03:23 AM
An effort by Indian Council of Historical Research (ICHR) member-secretary Gopinath Ravindran to advocate the coexistence of all schools of history to keep alive the idea of a plural India during the Foundation Day lecture by American Vedic teacher David
Mar 27, 2015 11:13 PM
When caught in Samsara, one automatically comes into contact with the world of objects, people and places which are a mix of both evil and good. One has to beware of evil effects that are always waiting to influence people. Evil association leads one furth
Slideshows
Mar 27, 2015 04:51 PM
A music director Raghu Malleti loves music so much that he created a new record by playing a guitar and singing while hanging upside down for 14 minutes in Vijayawada on March 25. Photos: V. Raju
Mar 27, 2015 03:24 PM
A group of visually-challenged students wrote the Secondary School Certificate examination 2015 (for Class X) at Bhashyam School in Visakhapatnam. They were guided to their exam hall and seat by teacher and students of class IX wrote on paper for them sit
Mar 26, 2015 05:57 PM
Four-time champions Australia rode on Steve Smith’s classy 105 to post an imposing 328/7 before bundling out India for 233 in 46.5 overs to set up a summit clash with co-hosts New Zealand.
Mar 26, 2015 02:47 PM
Archaeological Survey of India is actively engaged in conserving the heritage and giving a facelift to the historical Chaya Someshwara Temple at Panagal village of Nalgonda District in Telangana. The Hindu lensman Nagara Gopal records the activity.
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