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Updated: Jan 28, 2015 03:37 AM
India will succeed as long as it is not splintered along religious lines, U.S. President Barack Obama said here on Tuesday while addressing an audience of students and other invitees at the end of his visit to India. His words, along with a pointed refe
Updated: Jan 28, 2015 03:22 AM
Sharing the Mann ki Baat radio platform with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, U.S. President Barack Obama said governments and leaders today cannot rule through a top-down approach, and should instead reach out to people in an inclusive way and engage in dia
Jan 28, 2015 01:16 AM
Visibly riled by President Barack Obama’s visit and joint remarks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Pakistan has hit out at the Indo-U.S. joint statement that it says will have “longer term implications for Pakistan’s security.”
Updated: Jan 28, 2015 03:26 AM
Swift follow-up on MoUs to develop Ajmer, Allahabad, and Visakhapatnam India and the U.S. have made swift progress on their agreement to develop Ajmer, Allahabad and Visakhapatnam as smart cities by setting up task forces for each city, chosen for its s
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Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belagavi, will announce the results of B.E. third and fourth semester examinations of Belagavi and Kalaburagi regions and the results of M. Tech. second and third semester examinations of all the regions conducted du
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The bowler, an off-spinner, has the leg-side field packed. There is a mid-wicket, both conventional and short, a square-leg and a short fine-leg. The bowler believes he has all the angles covered for a flick or sweep. In the times gone by, he would have
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Runs and the resultant pressure are the central points around which One-Day Internationals revolve.In the early days, batting was about gradual accumulation, but once the ODI evolution witnessed fielding restrictions in the first 15 overs — with only
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HOBARTHobart is the capital of TasmaniaSituated on the shores of Derwent River and at the foothills of Mount Wellington, Hobart is a beautiful city in the island of Tasmania. So beautiful, Lonely Planet picked it as one of the world’s top-10 places t
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The bickering in the TNCC escalated on Tuesday with AICC member and son of the former Union Minister, P. Chidambaram, Karti Chidambaram, questioning the authority of TNCC chief E.V.K.S Elangovan in issuing show-cause notice to him. Replying to Mr. Elangova
Delhi Assembly Election 2015
Jan 27, 2015 08:13 PM
The poll panel “warned” him that it will be “constrained to take stern action against you in the event of any further violation” Four days after it censured Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal for violation of the Model Code o
Jan 27, 2015 05:58 PM
"People are asking when will you (Mr. Modi) stop talking and start working? There is favouritism for some, and nothing is being done for the poor. Prime Minister Narendra Modi was busy doing his own public relations and has not done anything concrete so
Jan 27, 2015 03:09 PM
Earlier, BJP leader Jagdish Mukhi, too, had sent a notice to Mr. Kejriwal for using his photograph. BJP's chief ministerial nominee Kiran Bedi on Tuesday sent a legal notice to AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal for using her photograph in the party's poster ca
Jan 27, 2015 09:05 AM
After a month of seeming procrastination, the Congress leadership will finally come in contact with potential voters with vice-president Rahul Gandhi’s road show in South Delhi’s Kalkaji Assembly constituency on Tuesday.To be followed by at lea
Cricket World Cup 2015
Jan 27, 2015 03:30 AM
The 2019 edition has fewer berths for Associates and Affiliates, cricket's lesser lights Even if the United Arab Emirates, in a miraculous turn of events, shocks India at Perth on February 28, the joy will not arrive without a hint of bitterness. While t
Jan 27, 2015 06:33 PM
Former India stumper Kiran More’s greatest regret is that India could not retain the World Cup played at home in 1987. After a narrow one-run loss to Australia at Chepauk, India went on to win five matches against New Zealand (Bangalore), Zimbabwe (
Jan 27, 2015 04:21 PM
A bat as tall as 10-storey building, unveiled in Dubai to promote and celebrate the ICC Cricket World Cup, is bidding for the Guinness World Record for the ‘largest cricket bat’. The 32-metre long and four-metre wide cricket bat was displayed
Jan 27, 2015 07:53 AM
AUCKLAND Auckland is the economic capital of New Zelaand Situated in the North Island, Auckland is New Zealand’s largest and most populous city. Known for its pristine beaches, hiking trails, volcano cones and fine wine, it's the most cosmopolit
Jan 27, 2015 03:26 AM
Cricket allows small fish to dream big. The World Cup of no other major sport has seen underdogs becoming champions as frequently. India did it in 1983, before Australia (1987), Pakistan (1992) and Sri Lanka (1996) followed. Non-Test-playing nations hav
Jan 27, 2015 02:57 AM
Describing India’s defence of the World Cup title as shaky, former Australia captain Ian Chappell has advised the team management to keep star batsman Virat Kohli at No. 3 to negate any opposition plans to bounce it out with short-pitched deliveries
Sport
Jan 28, 2015 03:25 AM
The Indian cricket team left for Perth on Tuesday, keeping in mind the need to overcome batting and bowling worries ahead of a virtual semifinal against England in the tri-series on Friday. It practiced for two days here, and rested for another two, wi
Jan 28, 2015 03:23 AM
Eighteen-year-old Toby Sowery, who won the overall title in the MRF Challenge 2014 held at Irungattukottai near here recently, said he was thrilled with the victory.“It is just an unbelievable feeling to win this title. It felt great to fight with s
Jan 28, 2015 03:22 AM
The Tamil Nadu teams from various disciplines bound for the Kerala National Games (Jan. 31 to Feb. 14) were given kits by Hemant Kumar Sinha, Secretary, Youth Welfare & Sports Development Department and Shambhu Kallolikar, Member Secretary, Sports Dev
Jan 28, 2015 03:22 AM
Steve Smith on Tuesday capped a remarkable season by sweeping the main awards at the annual Allan Border Medal ceremony, including Australian player of the year. The prolific batsman also took the one-day and Test player awards. Smith was a
Jan 28, 2015 03:21 AM
The cream of Indian tennis, spearheaded by defending champion Somdev Devvarman, is scheduled to compete in the Delhi Open $100,000 Challenger tennis tournament to be played at the R.K. Khanna Stadium here from February 16 to 22.In a release issued here on
Opinion
Jan 28, 2015 01:23 AM
For the new Modi-Obama vision to succeed, India would need a more agile management of its international engagement on the economic and political sides considering the fact that the two leaders have agreed to elevate their strategic dialogue to include str
Jan 28, 2015 01:37 AM
As he listed the reasons why he believes the India-U.S. relationship is the “defining partnership” of this century, Barack Obama dwelt in his farewell speech on all the similarities between the two nations: as diverse, multi-religious, toleran
Jan 27, 2015 01:40 AM
The momentous victory of the radical left-wing Syriza party in Greece is certain to send shock waves through Brussels, already trying to contend with the rising popularity of forces lined up against the European Union. The impact will be felt most notably
Business
Jan 28, 2015 12:43 AM
Ashok Leyland (AL) has indicated that the company is actively focused on developing electric and ethanol-powered vehicles in preparation for the emerging opportunities in the alternative transport solution segment.The Hinduja flagship, on Tuesday, showcas
Jan 28, 2015 12:40 AM
IT services provider NTT DATA, on Tuesday, opened an advanced cloud services command centre here. The state-of-the-art Global Service Operations Centre (GSoC) will support customers in remote and cloud IT infrastructure and applications management. NTT
Jan 28, 2015 12:37 AM
The Mactan Cebu International Airport project in the Philippines, awarded to a joint venture comprising GMR Infrastructure, is getting $75 million Asian Development Bank (ADB) funds. In a regulatory filing on Tuesday, GMR Infrastructure said the joint ve
Jan 28, 2015 12:36 AM
Gold jewellery manufacturing firm Rajesh Exports Ltd. is planning to make a foray into gold finance business, by using its existing retail network of 81 outlets. In a stock exchange announcement, the firm said its board would meet on February 9, to decide
Jan 28, 2015 12:36 AM
TAFE Motors and Tractors Limited (TMTL), a wholly owned subsidiary of TAFE, on Tuesday launched 5/7.5 kVA Diesel Generators (DG) with 1500 rpm from Eicher engines, to consolidate its position in the lower horse power range. A company release said these
Features
Jan 27, 2015 08:44 PM
Racer Freddie Hunt, son of Formula 1 world champion James Hunt, talks about stepping out of his father’s shoes “He’s just like his dad. When he parties, he parties hard and wakes up late…Is it possible to postpone the interview?&#
Jan 27, 2015 08:29 PM
Artist Karl Antao doesn’t believe in duplicating Karl Antao’s works are not just sculptures; he calls them “mammoth creations”. Naturally the artist/sculptor doesn’t believe in duplicating a piece or making miniatures of any
Jan 27, 2015 08:54 PM
Oindrilla Dasgupta, set up Eat. Shop. Love., an online forum where women can snap up curated collections of apparel, jewellery and more Any young, fashionable girl would swear by an app like Pinterest. After all, that’s the kind of stuff dreams are
Jan 27, 2015 11:41 PM
The plight of the jivatma seems to be strange. He is a mix of good and bad traits and his very existence is the effect of his prarabdha karma which is responsible for his inherent tendencies to good and evil and for the joy and sorrow he faces. If this ...
Jan 27, 2015 08:53 PM
Welsh actor Samira Mohamed Ali shares why the city is her favourite and how it was the perfect base for her movie B Positive that hits theatres soon For Welsh model, businesswoman and actor Samira Mohamed Ali who was in the city recently to promote her m
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Jan 27, 2015 07:25 PM
Jaggery-making is no more an exclusive activity of the farmers in the plains. The revenue-generating activity has reached Darakonda in the Tribals-inhabited Agency mandal of Visakhapatnam District. The area was known for dominance of naxalites. The Hindu
Jan 26, 2015 07:37 PM
The Republic Day Parade at the hallowed Rajpath this year was historic as it played host to an American President for the first time. There were other firsts -- such as the 7-layered security ring around the venue and show of women power through an all-wo
Jan 26, 2015 06:29 PM
Governor Vajubhai R. Vala unfurled the tri-colour at the 66th Republic Day celebrations at Manekshaw Parade Grounds in Bengaluru. Here are a few glimpses from the event. Photos by: V. Sreenivasa Murthy.
Jan 26, 2015 05:32 PM
The Hyderabad Literary Festival 2015 had its share of avid readers, autograph seekers, amused children and interactive installations. Here are a few snapshots from the mini carnival
Jan 26, 2015 04:50 PM
The 66th Republic Day was celebrated across Karnataka with enthusiasm. School children took part and presented a variety of cultural programmes. Here are some pictures from Bengaluru, Mandya, Raichur, Udupi and Mangaluru.
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