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Updated: May 23, 2015 07:00 PM
The ceremony marked her return to the Chief Minister's chair, about a fortnight after the Karnataka High Court acquitted her and three others of corruption charges in the disproportionate assets case. All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) ge
Updated: May 23, 2015 04:40 PM
"However, the NDA government will maintain the best relationship with the Jayalalithaa government", says Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said the NDA government at the Centre will maintain "the best re
Updated: May 23, 2015 07:06 PM
The decision was taken in a Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday. The Aam Aadmi Party government on Saturday decided to call a two-day special session of the Delhi assembly to discuss the Centre’s notification that
Updated: May 23, 2015 03:50 PM
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said he will "pressurise" the Centre to act on the issue at the earliest. Attacking the government over non-implementation of ‘one-rank-one-pension’ scheme, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandh
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday congratulated Jayalalithaa on her taking oath as Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday congratulated Jayalalithaa on her taking oath as Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu. “PM @
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Police have maintained they didn’t fire at the protesters despite overwhelming photographic and physical evidence to the contrary. An Egyptian court acquitted 17 people on Saturday over taking part in an unsanctioned demonstration earlier this yea
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Several priests have voted in the referendum in favour of legalising gay marriage, according to Irish media reports. The Republic of Ireland voted strongly in favour of legalising same sex marriage in a referendum held today in which more than 3.2 milli
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Congress on Sunday alleged non-transparency in the multi-crore Rafale deal and questioned the Centre’s move to bypass defence procurement procedure in the absence of inter-governmental agreement with France. “Prime Minister during his France v
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At least 24 people were killed in southern Somalia after fighting between al Shabaab Islamist militants and government forces, residents and the rebel group said on Saturday. Al Shabaab launched an attack on government troops on Friday evening in the Aw
IPL 2015
May 23, 2015 04:52 PM
Will the big guns come good or will the likes of Pawan Negi and Hardik Pandya become unlikely heroes at Eden Gardens? In what could be deja vu from 2013, Eden Gardens will again host Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Mumbai Indians (MI), who will lock horns
May 23, 2015 05:40 PM
"Our bowlers are doing well, executing their plans beautifully; Nehra has been exceptional" Star left-hander Suresh Raina feels that Chennai Super Kings’ stupendous success as the most consistent team in the eight editions of Indian Premier League
May 23, 2015 03:25 AM
The Chennai team will take on Mumbai Indians in its sixth final in eight years Mahendra Singh Dhoni did not disappoint his hometown fans while getting his team Chennai Super Kings into its sixth Indian Premier League final in eight years. Qualifier-2
May 22, 2015 11:01 PM
Royal Challengers recover from early blows to post 139 Royal Challengers Bangalore set a target of 140 runs as Chennai Super Kings, led by a fiery spell by Ashish Nehra, produced a fine bowling performance in Qualifier 2 of the Pepsi IPL-8 at the JSCA I
Sport
May 23, 2015 07:50 PM
Mr. K. Chandra Raju’s Ungoogleable (I. Chisty up) won the Karnataka State Police Cup, the main event of the races held here on Saturday (May 23). The winner is trained by G. Sandhu. The results:1. UDHAGAMANDALAM PLATE (1,200m), rated 0
May 23, 2015 07:49 PM
Mr. M.A.M. Ramaswamy’s Highly Regarded (N. Rupa up), won the first division of the Silver Dale Plate (1,400m), the main event of the races held here on Saturday (May 23). The winner is trained by R. Foley.The results:1. DHARAPURAM PLATE (Div. I) (1,
May 23, 2015 07:49 PM
Call Me Classy runs with a good chance in the Nilgiris Gold Cup (1,600m), the chief event of the races to be held here on Sunday (May 24). KALAHATTY PLATE (1,400m), 8-y-o & over, rated 40 to 65, 10 a.m.: 1. Star Craft (3) Tanveer Alam 62, 2. Ange
May 23, 2015 07:48 PM
Admiralty and Eternal Flame may fight out the finish of the Karnataka Juvenile Million (1,400m), the chief event of the races to be held here on Sunday (May 24).False rails will be declared on the race day.ROMANTIC DANCER PLATE (Div. II), (1,200m), rated
May 23, 2015 07:47 PM
Multitude, Amazing Redd, Dazzling Bay, Valiant Spirit and Castle Stuart excelled when the horses were exercised here on Saturday morning (May 23).Inner sand:600m: Arabian Warrior (R. Marshall), Hendrix (J. Chinoy) 38.5. Former showed out.Outer sand:600m: S
Opinion
May 23, 2015 02:31 AM
Last week, when nine well-known media houses began publishing directly to Facebook, allowing the social media giant’s 1.4 billion users to read stories then and there, those in the embattled media industry would have felt relieved and uneasy at the
May 23, 2015 02:25 AM
Following a controversy sparked recently over remarks by some Members of Parliament on tobacco use, a group of leading film-makers is seeking to dilute the strong tobacco control measures undertaken by successive governments. The film-makers have made a r
May 23, 2015 02:13 AM
A reasonable case can be made that the Delhi Lieutenant Governor’s discretionary powers do not extend to the appointment of the Chief Secretary without the ‘aid and advice’ of the Chief Minister and his Council of Ministers The tussle
Business
May 23, 2015 04:12 PM
Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will lead a business delegation to Algeria from May 26 to June 1, 2015, a FICCI statement said on Saturday.“India has been given a status of Guest of Honour country for the Algiers International Trade Fair, being
May 23, 2015 02:41 PM
Gold prices fell further by Rs 150 to Rs 27,450 per ten grams at the bullion market on Saturday dragged down by a weak trend overseas and sluggish demand from jewellers. Silver also declined by Rs 375 to Rs 38,800 per kg on reduced offtake by industrial u
May 22, 2015 11:28 PM
Fair trade regulator CCI on Friday ordered a detailed probe against Swedish telecom giant Ericsson, after it ‘prima facie’ found the company in violation of the competition norms. The order follows complaints that the practices adopted by Er
May 22, 2015 11:27 PM
Britannia Industries Ltd. closed 2014-15 with a 68.3 per cent rise in its net profit, which increased to Rs.622 crore. Standalone revenue stood at Rs.7,100 crore, a growth of 14 per cent over 2013-14.The net profit included Rs.124 crore post-tax profit fr
May 22, 2015 11:26 PM
'There is no appetite in most countries to look for what makes sense for the globe. Countries are too focused on what makes sense for themselves.' Reserve Bank of India Governor Dr Raghuram Rajan has said countries need to adopt polices that add to grow
Features
May 22, 2015 07:37 PM
Refusing to be shackled, these young entrepreneurs from small towns are making it big in Hyderabad. According to American entrepreneur and author Scott Belsky, ‘It is not about ideas. It’s about making ideas happen.’ Entrepreneurs in th
May 22, 2015 08:22 PM
Veteran artiste Thammanam Gopi looks back on the vicissitudes of his life on stage. He was recently accorded the Kerala Sangeetha Nataka Akademi's Gurupooja award, 2014 Thammanam Gopi’s story wears the smell of greasepaint; it speaks of nights spe
May 22, 2015 08:32 PM
Café Canopy is back with its dosa festival, this time with a few new additions. Dosas are the flavour of the season again and they’re lining up hot and crispy at Café Canopy in Hotel Abad Plaza. The café’s well known dosa festi
May 23, 2015 09:28 PM
Writer Karan Bajaj talks about living a yogic life in the heart of the material world. Author Karan Bajan — who is high up on the corporate ladder as the Chief Marketing Officer of Aden and Anais in New York — identifies h
May 23, 2015 09:27 PM
The just-inaugurated Indian Heritage Centre in Singapore celebrates the many contributions of the diaspora to the island nation. On May 7, Lee Hsien Loong, Prime Minister of Singapore, inaugurated the Indian Heritage Centre (IHC) in the heart of Little I
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May 22, 2015 06:59 PM
Amidst protests by disgruntled students and parents, announcement date of COMEDK and CET results have been postponed. The decisions of postponing were taken after the protests by students and parents entered its fourth day in the premises of the Departm
May 22, 2015 06:02 PM
Jayalalithaa will take oath as Chief Minister on Saturday, yet again. The AIADMK supremo's day out in Chennai was marked with frenzy, festivity and chaos. A few pictures that capture the mood.
May 21, 2015 07:28 PM
The E3 Electronic Entertainment Expo will be dominated by virtual reality (VR) headsets, as the market gets set to explode over the next 12 months.
May 20, 2015 05:11 PM
Tuna fish landing has witnessed a significant increase due to annual holiday for 61 days from April 15 for mechanised boats as part of conservation effort and change in weather conditions at Visakhapatnam Fishing Harbour.
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