November Fest 2014
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Updated: Nov 22, 2014 08:35 PM
Addressing his first election rally in the State, he urged the people to install a BJP government with full majority and "Modi will use all his might and will fulfil that dream." Asserting that he has deep affection for Kashmir, Prime Minister Narendra
Updated: Nov 22, 2014 06:53 PM
"Terrorism in India is not home grown, but is externally aided... It is from Pakistan," the Home Minister alleged. Blaming Pakistan for sponsoring terrorism in India, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said the neighbouring country is providing she
Updated: Nov 22, 2014 08:46 PM
Addressing the World Hindu Congress in New Delhi, the Commerce Minister hinted at the need to change the mindset of the viewers. Criticising the way women are portrayed as a ‘commodity’ in the media, Union Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Satu
Updated: Nov 22, 2014 07:21 PM
The West Bengal Chief Minister's attack comes a day after the CBI arrested Trinamool MP Srinjoy Bose in connection with the Saradha Scam Launching one of the biggest attacks against the Bharatiya Janata Party-led government at the Centre, West Bengal Ch
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Terry Walsh’s association with Indian hockey is over. The Australian coach, an electrifying scorer in his heyday, was verbally informed on Saturday that his services would not be required anymore as far as Hockey India was concerned. It effectively
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The Hero Indian Super League’s return leg games resemble a boxing bout between familiar foes. There is a lot of shadow-play before the punch is unleashed. Mumbai City FC and Chennaiyin FC will prefer the wait-and-watch policy in Sunday’s showd
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Advani overcomes Vatnani to register his fourth consecutive win India’s Vidya Pillai dug deep to eke out a 79-21, 54-66, 9-56, 52-24, 53-44 victory over South Africa’s Nicola Illse Rossouw in the IBSF World snooker championship here on Saturd
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FC Goa scored a goal in each half to down a fighting FC Pune City 2-0 and moved to the fourth spot in the Indian Super League here on Saturday. Goa took the lead in the fifth minute through Romeo Fernandes and sealed victory in injury-time, courtesy sub
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On his first visit to India since he demitted office, former Afghanistan president Hamid Karzai has attacked Pakistan for continuing to offer safe haven to Taliban and terror groups, and for demanding that India reduces its presence in Afghanistan. He als
Assembly Election 2014
Nov 22, 2014 12:22 AM
‘Why is the flood rehabilitation work so slow?’ Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Friday derided the BJP for making empty promises to the people of Jammu and Kashmir and not helping the State after the devastating floods in September.&#8220
Nov 21, 2014 04:18 PM
The Prime Minister addresses two rallies in naxal-affected districts Amid looming security threats, Prime Minister Narendra Modi kicked off his poll campaign in Jharkhand, telling people that nepotism was to blame for corruption in the State. Mr. Modi
Nov 21, 2014 12:34 AM
Neither have we given up abrogation of Article 370 nor sidelined it: Shahnawaz In a bid to avoid a controversy during the ongoing process of elections in Jammu and Kashmir, the Bharatiya Janata Party on Thursday said that although the abrogation of Arti
Nov 21, 2014 12:33 AM
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Thursday said he did not run away from Ganderbal, a bastion of the Abdullah family, from where he is a sitting MLA. He filed his nomination from Beerwah, one of the two Assembly segments he is contesting
Sport
Nov 22, 2014 10:54 PM
After Tamil Nadu’s disappointing outing in the Subbaiah Pillai Trophy, the selectors have played it safe for the upcoming Ranji Trophy season. Although the name of B. Aparajith was doing the rounds, the selectors have finally settled for the seaso
Nov 22, 2014 10:30 PM
India’s topmost limited-over competition for the Vijay Hazare Trophy is all set for a thrilling finish with the semifinals to be played here on Sunday and the final on Tuesday. Defending champion Karanaka would aim to prove its supremacy for the seco
Nov 22, 2014 06:30 PM
United Racing and Bloodstock Breeders Ltd. represented by Mr & Mrs. Vijay Mallya’s Scarlet O’Hara (P.S. Chouhan up) won the Ashoka Chakra Cup, the main event of the races held here on Saturday (Nov. 22). The winner is trained by S. Attaoll
Nov 22, 2014 06:26 PM
The trio of Amarjeet Singh, Amrit Singh and Alan Baby avenged their defeat to Hong Kong last month and helped India win the men’s team sprint gold medal in the Track Asia Cup cycling event here on Saturday. In the final, the Indian riders covered
Nov 22, 2014 06:10 PM
Chitra Magimairajan and young Amee Kamani on Saturday qualified for the knock-out stage of the Seaways-IBSF World Snooker Championship after recording convincing victories over their respective rivals, in Bangalore.Bengaluru-based veteran Magimairajan brus
Opinion
Nov 22, 2014 12:18 AM
In his second visit to Nepal, Narendra Modi will face a tricky and polarised political environment. In a few days, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be in Nepal, his second time in a short span. Though this visit is for the South Asian Association for Re
Nov 22, 2014 12:14 AM
The conventional narrative that the CBI is a ‘caged parrot’, that is, an institution struggling to assert its autonomy in the face of political pressure, was turned on its head by Ranjit Sinha. The good thing about the tenure of Ranjit Sinha
Nov 22, 2014 12:14 AM
This week, Bhavya, a college student in Delhi, Yadav by caste, was strangled to death by her family for eloping with Abhishek, a Punjabi. The deployment of ‘honour’ is an intense form of social control on women, a disciplining of the body. F
Business
Nov 22, 2014 08:28 PM
The proposed coal sector strike on November 24 has been called off following discussion between the Central trade unions, who had called the strike, and the Union Coal Ministry officials, in New Delhi on November 22.Trade union sources said that the strike
Nov 22, 2014 06:48 PM
The affordable housing segment, though identified as a focus area by the government, needs to still gain traction among developers as they await a suitable regulatory environment and incentives.A report by real estate consultancy, Cushman & Wakefield
Nov 22, 2014 06:39 PM
Strengthening its efforts to reach out to a larger number of investors, leading bourse the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) on Saturday started an investor service centre in the national capital. The new centre would be co-ordinating the investor education a
Nov 22, 2014 06:31 PM
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said that he does not favour burdening the salaried and middle-class with more taxes but would go after the evaders in widening the net.In fact, he would encourage more money being put in the pockets of tax payers
Nov 22, 2014 05:42 PM
Two prominent Indian business houses have received Nepal government’s approval to invest NRs 144 billion for setting up cement and hydropower projects in the country.The Nepal Investment Board (NIB), headed by Prime Minister Sushil Koirala, has clea
Features
Nov 22, 2014 04:37 PM
Educating the community and dispelling myths play a key role in dealing with pandemics like Ebola. Let us start with facts about Ebola. Ebola Virus Disease first appeared in 1976, in what are today the countries of South Sudan and the Democratic Republic
Nov 22, 2014 05:30 PM
Audiences today are a lot more welcoming to new content than studios and production houses, Ritesh Batra, writer-director of the highly acclaimed The Lunchbox, says. The writer-director of The Lunchbox Ritesh Batra may have made just one film, but that
Nov 22, 2014 07:43 PM
Kilpauk resident has designed t-shirts that are an ode to the language. Why wear your heart on your sleeve, when you can print it on your t-shirt? Kilpauk resident Karthik understands this logic. His iTamizhan Clothing, an online shopping portal, offe
Nov 22, 2014 08:22 PM
A curious sense of déjà vu envelopes you as you watch Denzel Washington, playing the part of vigilante hero Robert McCall, take on the Russian Mafia in Boston with uber-cool ruthlessness. And it’s not just because the McCall role puts you
Nov 22, 2014 08:15 PM
Many stretches in Adyar have gone from bad to worse, showing how poorly they had been laid. Following the recent spell of showers, shoddy road work once again stands exposed. Water logging was not the only problem. The heavy rainfall has created several
Slideshows
Nov 21, 2014 11:57 PM
Cyclone Hudhud left everyone in Visakhapatnam affected and the worst hit were fishermen, who lost homes and frightened them to such an extent that it took them several days to dare to venture on to the sea. On the Fisheries Day, traditional fishermen and
Nov 20, 2014 04:56 PM
Nov 19, 2014 09:42 PM
Only the animals, they rear, know their hardship. For this tribe of shepherds, nothing has changed over generations. Hailing from Narva in Mahabubnagar District, they are virtually cut off civilized society or Government services. These men take care of
Nov 19, 2014 08:26 PM
Boat decorated with colourful lights, flowers-decked cruise, floating lamps in the tank at Arasavalli set the right environment for Teppotsavam in Srikakulam District. The temple and its surrounding were soaked in divine bliss with the celestial cruise of
Nov 19, 2014 07:06 PM
Governor Vajubhai Rudabhai Vala on Wednesday inaugurated the three-day Krishi Mela of the University of Agricultural Sciences-Bengaluru (UAS-B). The Governor called upon farmers to adopt the best practices from across the country. About five lakh farmers
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