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Updated: Dec 18, 2014 05:14 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 05:18 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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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
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Former Olympic wrestling champion Steeve Guenot was suspended for one year on Thursday by the French anti-doping agency for missing doping tests.The French wrestling federation said Guenot, who won gold in the 66-kilogram category at the 2008 Beijing Olym
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Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief and former union minister Sharad Pawar, who underwent surgery at a private hospital here on December 5 for a leg injury, was discharged on Thursday. The 73-year-old leader had sustained a leg fracture from a fall a
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"The Pakistani authorities should move a higher court for cancellation of the bail because Hafiz Saeed (LeT founder) and Lakhvi are the real terrorists (behind the Mumbai attack)," the Public Prosecutor said. Public Prosecutor in the Mumbai terror attac
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The benchmark BSE Sensex surged by 416 points to close above 27,000 level while the wider Nifty reclaimed 8,100 mark on Thursday on value buying after recent sharp falls and hopes on tax reforms as the Cabinet cleared the long-pending GST bill.The domesti
Assembly Election 2014
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
Dec 15, 2014 05:48 PM
"It was the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government that had set up tribal welfare ministry with a separate minister and budget," says the Prime Minister. Asserting that welfare of the tribals can only strengthen the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Mon
Sport
Dec 18, 2014 02:46 PM
Australian fast bowler Josh Hazlewood has expressed his delight on snapping up his maiden five-wicket haul in Test cricket on day two of the second cricket Test against India at Brisbane on Thursday.The pacer took 5-68 on debut as the visitors were bowled
Dec 18, 2014 02:20 PM
The eight IPL teams have retained 123 cricketers in all — 79 Indians and 44 overseas players — for the 2015 season. According to a BCCI press release, five Indian cricketers were traded. The window to extend player contracts on existing terms
Dec 18, 2014 12:56 PM
The art exhibition features 10 contemporary Indian artists who have created their own art on different mediums based on an inspiration drawn out of Sachin’s life on and off the field As you walk into the National Gallery of Modern Art, a sound of
Dec 18, 2014 08:02 AM
Smith leads Australia's reply to India's 408 before bad light stops play Steve Smith continued his unbeaten run with a half century in his first Test as captain, guiding Australia to 221 for four in reply to India’s 408 before bad light stopped pl
Dec 18, 2014 01:31 AM
Win all three races in the 29er class The Incheon Asian Games bronze medallist pair of Varsha Gautham and Aishwarya Nedunchezhiyan won all three races in the 29er class by huge margins on the opening day of the India International Regatta here on Wednes
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 04:12 PM
"It is true that that there is difficulty for one French Company that was dedicated to invest in West Bengal," Francois Richier said. Perception that investors are having about West Bengal "is not the best one", Francois Richier, Ambassador of
Dec 18, 2014 04:10 PM
Vijaya Bank said it opened savings bank accounts for over 200 people at Pollachi near Coimbatore on Wednesday as part of the Jan Dhan Yojana. Officials of the Pollachi branch distributed Rupay cards and passbooks to the beneficiaries. Executive Director
Dec 18, 2014 03:47 PM
Gold prices fell by Rs. 50 to Rs. 27,250 per ten gram at the bullion market in the national capital on Thursday owing to slackened demand from jewellers even as gold rose in global market.However, silver ready held steady at Rs. 36,700 per kg.Traders said
Dec 18, 2014 03:22 PM
This paves way for auction and allotment of 204 coal blocks cancelled by the Supreme Court in September. The Government on Thursday came out with draft rules for e—auction of 92 cancelled coal mines in the first phase, fixing a floor price of Rs 1
Dec 18, 2014 03:03 PM
A Delhi court on Thursday fixed January 12 for hearing arguments on framing of charges in a coal blocks allocation scam case in which CBI had chargesheeted Congress MP Vijay Darda and others.Special CBI Judge Bharat Parashar fixed hearing in the case, in w
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 17, 2014 07:09 PM
American journalist-turned novelist, Professor Valerie Miner says she writes to understand the complex world we live in “As a young journalist, I wanted to change the world and set out to cover burning civic issues,” says Valerie Miner. &#82
Dec 17, 2014 05:26 PM
The rich brown tones associated with coffee lead to the creation of some interesting images on S. Bhagavathy Radhakrishnan’s canvases A painting used to be simple — paint applied to a flat surface. And while contemporary painters do continue
Dec 18, 2014 05:51 PM
Susanna Myrtle Lazarus delves into various Christmas food traditions and memories Christmas mornings were spent in paati’s house, where my cousins and I would wake up to the delicious smells wafting from her kitchen. Steaming idlis, crispy med
Dec 18, 2014 05:27 PM
Rasikas in Palakkad were treated to a musical feast on each day of the Kalpathy Sangeetholsavam. The annual Kalpathy Sangeetholsavam started with a wonderful vocal recital by Mathangi Satyamoorthy. The vibrant varnam ‘Saresijanabha’ (Kamboji
Slideshows
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.
Dec 16, 2014 11:07 PM
Sportspersons from 20 States converged on the Indira Gandhi Municipal Stadium for 7th Mini and 37th Junior National archery Championship making the stadium lively with a lot of action. Spectators also came in large numbers for the week-long tournament to
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