November Fest 2014
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Updated: Nov 23, 2014 02:35 PM
Narendra Modi’s real strength is his strong mind like that of great sportspersons, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Sunday, explaining how the Prime Minister has overcome odds to reach the top.Mr. Jaitley, who has watched Mr. Modi closely since
Updated: Nov 23, 2014 12:56 PM
Home Ministry will send names of IPS officers to DoPT With little over a week’s time left for CBI Director Ranjit Sinha to demit office, the Centre has started the process of selecting a new chief for the investigating agency. The Department of
Nov 23, 2014 03:42 PM
Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Sunday said natural resources of the country should be in the hands of the people for their development and it was her party’s initiatives that had given rights to the tribals and the poor. “Natural resourc
Updated: Nov 23, 2014 09:26 AM
Actor Salman Khan appears to have, perhaps unknowingly, played an indirect role in the release of the five Indian fishermen on death row in Sri Lanka, The Hindu has learnt.His friend, journalist Rajat Sharma, was in Colombo to invite President Mahinda Raj
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Dibakar Banerjee’s upcoming film ‘Detective Byomkesh Bakshi’ is set in 1940s Kolkata and the National-award winning filmmaker says it was a task for him to recreate the era of the city in the movie. Set in 1943 Kolkata, ‘Detectiv
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Openers Anamul Haque and Tamim Iqbal both struck half-centuries to steer Bangladesh to a challenging 251-7 in the second one-day International against Zimbabwe on Sunday.The other Bangladesh batsmen could not capitalise on the strong start as Zimbabwe mad
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The CPI (M) Sunday said it cannot depend upon the Trinamool Congress to fight against the BJP despite West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee lashing out at the BJP for arresting Trinamool’s leader.Taking a jibe at Ms. Banerjee’s comments on
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Crime against people from North-East in the national capital has witnessed a steady rise with Delhi Police receiving 650 calls related to crime this year. According to data compiled by Delhi police, till November 15 this year, it has received a total 847
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Efforts should continue at the national level to promote and take North East cinema across the country to dispel misgivings and misinformation prevailing about the region in the different parts of the country, said national award winner filmmaker Jahnu Ba
Assembly Election 2014
Nov 23, 2014 02:31 AM
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and National Conference (NC) working president Omar Abdullah on Saturday said both India and Pakistan would have to settle the Kashmir issue according to the sentiments and aspirations of the people of the State. Address
Nov 23, 2014 02:14 AM
After arresting most of the separatist Kashmiri leaders and over 900 youths as “possible troublemakers” ahead of the J&K Assembly elections, the police on Saturday arrested five Kashmiri boys for “promoting poll boycott” and &#
Nov 23, 2014 02:09 AM
A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s campaign in poll-bound Jharkhand, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday addressed two rallies there slamming the Modi government. He also termed Mr. Modi’s much publicised Swachh Bharat cam
Nov 23, 2014 12:31 AM
With the National Conference and the Congress discredited and marginalised in the State, the People’s Democratic Party is heading into a crucial election and remains the only challenge to the BJP. Mehbooba Mufti speaks to The Hindu on the dangers of
Sport
Nov 23, 2014 03:25 PM
Riding high on confidence after notching an innings win in the one-off Test at Mysuru last week, the Mithali Raj-led Indian women’s cricket team will seek to carry the momentum into the one-day series against South Africa commencing in Bengaluru on M
Nov 23, 2014 03:13 PM
Indian boxers Sarjubala Devi (48kg) and Saweety (81kg) continued their prolific form to enter the Women’s World Boxing Championships with thumping wins and assure themselves of at least a silver each, in Jeju on Sunday.Sarjubala, a 2011 world youth
Nov 23, 2014 11:41 AM
Ethiopian runner Guye Adola demolished the course record to emerge triumphant in the international elite men’s category, while Florence Kiplagat led a Kenyan one-two finish in the women’s event of the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon on Sunday.Adola
Nov 23, 2014 10:39 AM
FC Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi scored a hat trick in a 5-1 triumph against Sevilla at the Camp Nou on Saturday, to become the all-time highest scorer in La Liga history.Messi scored his first goal of the match in the 21st minute, before netting again
Nov 23, 2014 09:17 AM
South Africa scored 280/6 after winning the toss and batting first in the fifth and final ODI against Australia on Sunday at the Sydney Cricket Ground. Opener Quinton de Kock scored 107 and Farhaan Behardien added a late-innings 63 to lead South Africa
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 23, 2014 12:52 PM
Country needs a larger opening out in more sectors and a stable policy and tax regime, the Union Finance Minister says. A “whole set of second generation reforms” will be unveiled in the next Union Budget, Finance Minister Arun Jaitely said
Nov 23, 2014 12:17 PM
Tata-Singapore Airlines promoted full-service carrier Vistara will now start operations only next year due to delay in grant of scheduled Air Operators’ Permit (AOP). The airline had applied to the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) for
Nov 22, 2014 11:38 PM
A planned merger by Switzerland’s Holcim and France’s Lafarge to create the world’s biggest cement maker might hurt competition in India, the country's antitrust regulator said on Saturday, asking the firms for more details. The all-s
Nov 22, 2014 11:37 PM
At a time when passenger vehicle industry is battling with fragile recovery in demand, commercial vehicle (CV) industry is reported to be seeing some stable recovery with medium and heavy duty vehicle segment (16-tonne and above) leading the recovery cycle
Nov 22, 2014 11:34 PM
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is set to review its monetary policy early next month on the backdrop of positive macroeconomic signals — inflation under control, improved balance of payments (BoP), comfort on fiscal deficit and steady improvement i
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 23, 2014 12:39 PM
The 45th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) paid homage to the memory of writer U. R. Ananthamurthy on Saturday during by screening Girish Kasaravalli’s 'Ghattashraddha'. Wife of late Ananthamurthy, Ms. Esther Ananthamurthy and his d
Nov 23, 2014 12:10 PM
As the last surviving daughter of F.G. Natesa Iyer, Padma Swaminathan’s anecdotes span the rich fabric of theatre, classical music and her own foray into social activism “Dear sister Padma, thanks you so much for your kothamalli and pudina ch
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
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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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