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Updated: Jan 31, 2015 03:56 PM
She accused him of making sexist comments against her, even as her party, BJP, approached the Election Commission on the issue. The Chief Ministerial candidate of the BJP, Kiran Bedi, said on Saturday that a police complaint has been lodged against Kuma
Updated: Jan 31, 2015 04:33 PM
The party promises all-round development of the city Signalling its seriousness on governance, the Aam Aadmi Party borrowed the BJP's full statehood promise for Delhi and said it would turn the capital into a world class city that enjoyed free Wi-Fi.
Updated: Jan 31, 2015 03:44 PM
Maintenance problems and the way the pilots reacted to them are now at the heart of the investigation. The captain of the AirAsia jet that crashed into the sea in December was out of his seat conducting an unorthodox procedure when his co-pilot apparent
Updated: Jan 31, 2015 03:00 PM
The missile is expected to be inducted into service in a year after a few more canister trials. Marking another technological milestone in the country’s missile programme, the maiden canister-based trial of India’s most potent s
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Serena Williams won her 19th Grand Slam title, continued her unbeaten run in six Australian Open finals and extended her decade-long domination of Maria Sharapova with a commanding 6-3, 7-6 (5) win on Saturday night. Williams, coughing frequently and st
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The fate of Japanese war reporter Kenji Goto has been linked to that of another hostage, Jordanian pilot Lt. Muath Kaseasbeh, whom the extremists also have threatened to kill. A top Japanese diplomat says efforts to free a captive journalist from the mi
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"We just lost too many wickets and even in the first 10 overs we were nowhere and gained no momentum," said Misbah-ul-Haq. Grant Elliott scored 64 not out and took 3-26 in an all-round performance which led New Zealand to a seven-wicket win over Pakista
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After falling for two straight days, gold on Saturday staged a comeback to close Rs. 250 higher at Rs. 28,350 per ten grams at the bullion market as jewellers made fresh buying at prevailing levels to meet wedding season demand amidst a firming global tre
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Reigning Order of Merit champion David Lipsky of the US and Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri will spearhead the Asian Tour charge at the Malaysian Open golf tournament next week.Since 1999, Thongchai Jaidee, Kiradech Aphibarnrat, Arjun Atwal, Anthony Kang, Vi
Delhi Assembly Election 2015
Jan 31, 2015 03:49 PM
Most of the candidates in the fray for the Delhi Assembly elections are under 50 years of age, as per a report released by the Association of Democratic Reform on Friday. Sixty-nine per cent of the 673 candidates are between 25 and 50 years old. A total
Jan 31, 2015 03:09 PM
The number of candidates with criminal cases against them rose from 16 per cent in 2013 to 17 per cent this year. Those with serious charges against them, however, have gone down from 12 per cent to 11 per cent. As per ADR, serious charges include elect
Jan 31, 2015 01:14 PM
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Saturday released the poll manifesto for the Delhi Assembly elections. The party promised to ensure all round development of Delhi to make it a global city. Here's the full text of the manifesto.
Jan 31, 2015 12:03 PM
The party promises to make Delhi a hub for education, tourism, trade and service sector ensuring employment generation. The Aam Aadmi Party on Saturday released its poll manifesto. Apart from promises of ensuring all round development of Delhi, the part
Cricket World Cup 2015
Jan 31, 2015 03:32 AM
The pursuit of the World Cup has stirred captains to break with convention 1992 is a good place to start. It was the year the World Cup went bright and colourful — lights, white balls, tidy uniforms, and a tidier trophy.There was one other idea tha
Jan 31, 2015 03:32 AM
Teams covet the piece that completes the jigsaw — ‘keeper-batsmen and utility cricketers It’s that era in sport in which teams covet multi-skilled players. Be it in football or cricket.A multi-skilled genius is often a mystical figure.
Jan 31, 2015 03:31 AM
Fourteen cities -- seven in Australia and seven in New Zealand – will host the event's 49 matches. Presenting a detailed look at the venues, two at a time... 11. SYDNEY A tourist’s delight Sydney, the capital of New South Wales, is the l
Jan 30, 2015 03:41 AM
Captains largely prefer their bowlers to prioritise run-control over wicket-taking Explaining a bowler’s ideal state of mind in his book The Art of Fast Bowling, Dennis Lillee wrote: “When you have the ball in your hand, you should be so dedi
Jan 30, 2015 03:41 AM
The modern-day spinner is increasingly finding refuge in convenient sterility “They should be banished from the first-class game. It winds me up, if you are a spinner, spin the ball. I have never ever seen the point of bowling without trying to spi
Jan 30, 2015 03:40 AM
Fourteen cities — seven in Australia and seven in New Zealand — will host the event's 49 matches. Presenting a detailed look at the venues, two at a time... 9. Canberra It was selected for the location of the Australian capital as a compro
Jan 29, 2015 06:50 PM
A pick of some of the stars from each country in this World Cup
Jan 29, 2015 04:47 PM
Recalling the monumental upset when the mighty West Indies were stunned by India in the 1983 Prudential World Cup final, pacer Joel Garner said that the loss was the biggest disappointment of his decade-long cricket career.Chasing 184 for victory in the 6
Jan 29, 2015 04:41 PM
Former fast bowler Javagal Srinath believes India need to identify its frontline pace attack who can take wickets upfront during their title defence at the ICC Cricket World Cup starting next month.“It is extremely important for India to identify its
Jan 29, 2015 02:58 PM
India has been confirmed as host for the 2016 Twenty20 World Cup, scheduled to be held from March 11 to April 3, the ICC announced after ratifying its decision in the Board meeting in Dubai on Thursday.Holding its first meeting of the year at the ICC headq
Sport
Jan 31, 2015 03:09 PM
Medium-pacer Harshal Patel finished with 11-wicket match haul, including five in the second innings, to steer Haryana to a comprehensive innings-and-119-run win over Rajasthan and earn a bonus point in their Group B Ranji Trophy cricket match on Saturday.
Jan 31, 2015 11:30 AM
Second-placed Wolfsburg shocked front-runners Bayern Munich 4-1 in the opening match of the second half of the German Bundesliga season.The German football league record champions Friday night suffered the worst possible start to the second half as they r
Jan 31, 2015 10:54 AM
Australia’s World Cup captain Michael Clarke struck a fine half-century in a Sydney Grade cricket match for Western Suburbs as the premier batsman races ahead of time to be fit for the 50-over showpiece event starting mid February. Coming in early a
Jan 31, 2015 10:42 AM
Shahid Afridi smashed 67 off 29 balls to help Pakistan recover from a bad start and reach 210 batting first in Saturday’s ODI against New Zealand. Pakistan lost opener Mohammad Hafeez to the fifth ball of its innings and struggled to 32-3 in the
Jan 31, 2015 10:19 AM
West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo has announced his retirement from Test cricket, after four years in the wilderness and just weeks after being sacked from the One-Day International (ODI) squad. The 31-year-old has played 40 Tests but had not suited
Opinion
Jan 31, 2015 01:45 AM
This Republic Day had two sets of tableaux, one enacted on Rajpath, and the other more elaborate as the tableau of security. Yet, as spectacles, Mr. Obama will be forgotten while the satyagrahi’s acts of conscience and courage will prompt us to reth
Jan 31, 2015 01:54 AM
Jayanthi Natarajan’s explosive letter to Congress president Sonia Gandhi, with its stunning revelations about Rahul Gandhi’s interference in the functioning of the Union Environment Ministry when she headed it, only underscores what was long k
Jan 31, 2015 01:49 AM
The passage of the Keystone XL pipeline bill, the first priority of the new U.S. Senate controlled by Republicans, hit a roadblock on January 27 when the Senate managed to muster just 53 votes in its favour, seven shy of the 60-vote threshold to limit deb
Business
Jan 31, 2015 04:03 PM
Battery manufacturer Exide Industries on Saturday reported a 25.42 per cent increase in its net profit at Rs. 97.23 crore for the quarter ended December 31, 2014. The company had posted a net profit of Rs. 77.52 crore in the same period last fiscal, it sai
Jan 31, 2015 01:21 PM
An American federal trade regulator has imposed conditions on Sun Pharmaceuticals’ acquisition of Ranbaxy on the grounds that the USD 4 billion proposed deal would likely be anti-competitive. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) on Friday said pharmac
Jan 30, 2015 11:37 PM
The base year was last revised in January, 2010 The Modi Government, on Friday, sharply revised India’s 2013-14 GDP growth estimate to 6.9 per cent from 4.7 per cent. The 2012-13 growth estimate was revised to 5.1 per cent from 4.5 per cent.Former
Jan 30, 2015 11:29 PM
The U.S. economy slowed in the final three months of 2014 as a big burst in consumer spending was offset by weakness in other areas. The Commerce Department said on Friday the overall economy grew at a 2.6 per cent rate in the October-December period, d
Jan 30, 2015 11:28 PM
Centre may take tough steps in the remaining part of current fiscal. India’s fiscal deficit overshot the budget estimate of Rs.5.31 lakh crore by December-end, and may prompt the government to take tough steps in the remaining part of 2014-15 to r
Features
Jan 30, 2015 02:32 PM
Indukanth Ragade gives you the know-how for this simple, time-tested way of recycling greywater Few people are aware that along with the law for rainwater harvesting enacted in August 2003, another rule was also introduced. This one made it compulsory fo
Jan 30, 2015 05:22 PM
Ghatam exponent Sukkanya Ramgopal and her all-women instrumental ensemble, Sthree Thaal Tharang, performs in the city on January 31 When the odds are stacked against you, you can either resign yourself to your fate or fight back. Sukkanya Ramgopal opted
Jan 30, 2015 05:33 PM
The tallest hero stone in Tamil Nadu providing insight into the social history of people has been sighted in Ambathurai Little did art historian K. Raja know that when he arrives in Ambathurai he would find centuries-old Hero stone abandoned on the road
Jan 31, 2015 04:29 PM
The winner of The Hindu Lit for Life’s Young Reporter Contest 2015.. The Poetree stood at a corner, quiet and unassuming. It was green and leafy, blessed with nature’s munificence. On an ordinary day, it saw birds alighting, flowers blooming
Jan 31, 2015 04:15 PM
Here’s another aspect of India that needs to be brought under the Swachh Bharat campaign: the temples. Scenario 1: The doors of the 2000-year-old shrine of Ramanathalingam at Rameshwaram are thrown open at sunrise. Devotees bathe in the 22 thirthas
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Jan 30, 2015 05:04 PM
Health Minister Laxma Reddy along with other top health officials walk nonchalantly past a terminally ill person lying unattended near Osmania General Hospital on Thursday. Ironically, the minister came to interact and oversee developmental activities t
Jan 29, 2015 09:20 PM
Beating the Retreat ceremony was held on January 29 evening in Rajpath, New Delhi, marking the end of Republic Day celebrations in India. Photos: R.V. Moorthy
Jan 29, 2015 07:30 PM
One of the cannons dating back to the 18th century lying neglected at the Khammam Fort’s entrance tells the sorry state of affairs in maintaining structures of historical importance. The fort was originally equipped with 15 cannons to guard it from
Jan 29, 2015 05:33 PM
A sudden spurt of suspected swine flu cases has led to all Government-run hospitals in Hyderabad getting a large number of patients led by Fever Hospital in Hyderabad on Thursday. The Hindu photographer G. Ramakrishna compiles the activity at Fever Hospit
Jan 29, 2015 04:59 PM
The biggest and the richest race in the country – is scheduled to take place at the Mahalaxmi Race Course in Mumbai on February 01, 2015. Ahead of the race, horses undergo rigorous training sessions in the morning which include a gallop around the t
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