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Updated: Aug 20, 2014 09:03 PM
Earlier interfaces between the two sides here and elsewhere have not always seen a meeting of minds. Earlier interfaces between the two sides here and elsewhere have not always seen a meeting of minds. Much heat has been generated in the national disc
Updated: Aug 20, 2014 09:04 PM
The State government, her supporters and family members were disappointed, though not surprised, when she said that she will continue her fast, shortly after her release. Irom Sharmila walked out as a free person from the security ward of J.N. Institute
Updated: Aug 20, 2014 08:55 PM
“There are only two stakeholders on the issue of Jammu & Kashmir — the Union of India and the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. None else” It was another day of acrimonious exchanges between India and Pakistan on Wednesday with the Ext
Updated: Aug 20, 2014 09:00 PM
CBI sources said they are not ruling out honour killing angle. In a new twist in the Badaun killings case, the Hyderabad-based Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics (CDFD) has ruled out sexual assault on the teenage girls whose bodies were found
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Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao spent a busy day on his arrival in Singapore on Wednesday. Mr. Rao and his entourage reached Singapore around 6 am, after which they were driven to Ritz Carlton hotel where they were accorded a warm welcome by NRIs from
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The fishermen venturing into Bay of Bengal near Gullalamoda lighthouse in Krishna district have witnessed a good catch of Indo-Pacific sailfish (Istiophorus platypterus), one of the fastest fish in the ocean. The boatmen using gill net have sighted the fi
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The new Arjun Novo range of tractors, which will be available in 52 HP and 57 HP variants, will be priced at Rs.7.15 lakh and Rs.7.35 lakh (ex-showroom, Pune). Mahindra & Mahindra (M &M), on Wednesday, launched its all-new Arjun range of tractor
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The working group is expected to suggest appropriate rationalisation measures to boost private financial savings. The Reserve Bank of India, on Wednesday, set up a working group to study various issues relating to taxation of financial instruments. Th
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The two allegedly misappropriated funds from fixed deposits to the tune of Rs. 436 crore. A forensic audit has been ordered by the Finance Ministry on Dena Bank and Oriental Bank of Commerce (OBC) following reports of misappropriation of funds to the tu
Sport
Aug 20, 2014 08:57 PM
Sovereign Rule, who is in fine fettle, may score in the H.H. Sri Jayachamaraja Wadiyar Memorial Trophy (1,600m), the main event of the opening day’s races to be held here on Thursday (Aug. 21).False rails (width about 6.5m from 1,600m to the winning
Aug 20, 2014 07:32 PM
Coach Mohammed Ibrahim Khan’s on a special assignment to Islamabad for the South Asian Cadet & Junior table tennis championships 2014 Mohammed Ibrahim Khan will accompany the Indian teams for the South Asian Cadet & Junior table tennis Cham
Aug 20, 2014 07:26 PM
M.R. Lalith Babu revels in the Indian team’s maiden bronze medal in the Chess Olympiad in Norway For GM M.R. Lalith Babu, it was a dream come true maiden appearance in the Chess Olympiad in Norway last week-end when the Indian team created history
Aug 20, 2014 06:36 PM
Former England captain Mike Brearley, one of the sharpest cricketing minds to have played the game, reckons that Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s captaincy and wicket-keeping is not up to Test standard.Brearley, writing in his column for ‘The Times&#821
Aug 20, 2014 06:12 PM
With the Indian Premier League (IPL) being blamed for India’s humiliating Tests series loss in England, Unmukt Chand, skipper of the 2012 U-19 World Cup winning team, feels that Twenty20 just remains a platform but playing Tests still remains the dr
Opinion
Aug 20, 2014 12:36 AM
It is perhaps too soon to try and discern a distinctive ‘Modi doctrine’, but the wider arc of foreign and strategic policy is gradually coming into focus. The 100-day honeymoon of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government will soon b
Aug 20, 2014 12:46 AM
The government has done itself no favours, as the decision is bound to add to the popularity of the separatist leaders in the Valley. Diplomacy is not a limited overs cricket match. But by calling off the Foreign Secretary-level talks with Pakistan sche
Aug 20, 2014 12:41 AM
The Madras High Court has ruled that even one offence is enough to invoke the law in certain circumstances, but incorporating it as a statutory power may violate constitutional guarantees. The latest amendments made to the main preventive detention law
Business
Aug 20, 2014 11:15 PM
Plans to launch two new products every year till 2020 to revamp its product portfolio Even as Tata Motors is planning to launch two new products every year till 2020 to revamp its product portfolio, the home grown auto major said it would continue to re
Aug 20, 2014 09:35 PM
The funds raised through the initial public offer will be used to meet business expansion plans. Snowman Logistics, promoted by Gateway Distriparks Ltd., is coming out with an initial public offer (IPO) to mobilise about Rs.200 crore to meet business ex
Aug 20, 2014 09:33 PM
Bombay Dyeing & Manufacturing has begun revamping its retail operations so as to increasingly target the youth, CEO (Retail) Ashok Kaul said here on Wednesday. The company sells its home textiles under its retail operations.Increased marketing through
Aug 20, 2014 09:32 PM
It resulted in enhancing the company’s net worth, said its Chairman B. Ashok. Chennai Petroleum Corporation Limited (CPCL) has posted a profit after tax (PAT) of Rs.510 crore for the first quarter of the current year. It resulted in enhancing the
Aug 20, 2014 09:29 PM
It is available at Rs.42,300 (ex-showroom New Delhi) TVS Motor Company, on Wednesday, launched Scooty Zest, and aimed to increase its market share in the segment to 18 per cent from 15 per cent. The launch of 110-cc Scooty Zest comes in line with the
Features
Aug 19, 2014 06:23 PM
The edifice that houses K. Natesa Iyer & Co., an 82-year-old jaggery godown in George Town, is living its last days The building swallows us in one soundless gulp. The cluck-cluck of tricycles, the yackety-yak of customers and vegetable-sellers at th
Aug 19, 2014 04:23 PM
Gita Aravamudan came across both when researching her book, Baby Makers — the Story of Indian Surrogacy Surrogacy- the word paints a dismal picture of legal battles and opportunistic clinics. There have been many controversial cases in the multi-mi
Aug 19, 2014 04:59 PM
Young designers Bharat Gandhi and Kalimishetty Sridevi, who recently showcased their maiden collection look to provide clients with classy, understated elegance He graduated from Istituto Europeo di Design (IED) in Milan and went on to work with fashion
Aug 20, 2014 08:49 PM
It’s that time of the year again when clothes take the centre stage. Flashbulbs, glitter, glitterati, all in the right mix make up the Lakme Fashion Week franchise and this year too it is no different. Curtains are up for Lakme Fashion Week Winter F
Aug 20, 2014 08:37 PM
Robert Fellowes Chisholm’s spirit lives on in the iconic buildings he designed In the death centenary of architect Robert Fellowes Chisholm, it’s only fitting that we “remember the man who changed the skyline of Beach Road,” says
Slideshows
Aug 20, 2014 05:54 PM
Some images from The Hindu MetroPlus Theatre Fest in Chennai and Bangalore between Aug 15 and 17. Photos: K. Murali Kumar, S.R. Raghunathan, M. Srinath, K. Pichumani
Aug 20, 2014 05:39 PM
The slideshow features some of the submissions to The Hindu In School photography contest
Aug 20, 2014 03:22 PM
The recent death of a child after falling into a cauldron of hot oil has drawn attention to the hazardous reign of e-rickshaws on Delhi roads. But no thought has been given to how cooking on the roadside can also be unsafe for passers-by. Text: Ziya Us Sa
Aug 20, 2014 11:52 AM
Mr. Iyengar is credited with integrating the eight aspects of astanga yoga known as ‘Iyengar’s Yoga’. Photo: Special Arrangement
Aug 19, 2014 08:30 PM
A collection of images shot by The Hindu’s photographers to mark the World Photography Day World Photography Day is observed on August 19 every year to mark the invention of Daguerreotype Process by Joseph Nicèphore Nièpce and Louis Dague
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