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Updated: Nov 26, 2014 08:31 PM
"We feel the endless pain of lost lives", says the Prime Minister Pakistan’s intransigence on Wednesday led to the failure of the SAARC Summit to reach agreements on greater connectivity among the eight member nations on its opening day which was
Nov 26, 2014 08:12 PM
"The government will pro-actively chase those having black money and will not rest till the last account is identified", the Finance Minister told the Rajya Sabha. Identity of 427 account holders abroad has been established and 250 of them have admitted
Updated: Nov 26, 2014 08:27 PM
A three-judge Bench said when the crime was diabolical in nature and shocked the judicial and collective conscience of society, awarding death sentence was the suitable punishment. The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the death sentence awarded to an a
Updated: Nov 26, 2014 07:55 PM
"Friendship with India more important", says Sri Lankan President Sri Lanka’s President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Wednesday said he would credit Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “foreign policy” for Mr. Rajapaksa’s decision to rel
Breaking News
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Opening batsman Mohammad Hafeez carried his bat through the first day in smashing an unbeaten 178 and spurring Pakistan to 281-3 against New Zealand in the third and decisive test on Wednesday.Captain Misbah-ul-Haq, dropped on 20 by wicketkeeper BJ Watling
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A TADA court issued notices to the author, former journalist S. Hussain Zaidi, and Penguin, publisher of the book titled 'My name is Abu Salem'. Underworld gangster Abu Salem has moved an application urging a Terrorist And Disruptive Activitie
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Commonwealth Games gold medallist boxer Manoj Kumar on Wednesday lashed out at Kapil Dev, saying the Arjuna Award is a “fitting reply” from him to the former India cricket captain, who had earlier refused to recognise the pugilist.“Today
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Leading global universities like Harvard, Yale and Stanford had evolved out of private sector initiative, he pointed out Calling attention to the poor quality of Indian technical education, President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday urged the private secto
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The Indian automobile component industry is going through a huge trend shift and backed by skilled manpower and technological competence, it has the opportunity to become the next automobile ancillary hub in Asia by 2020. A report by Edelweiss Financial
Assembly Election 2014
Nov 26, 2014 02:48 AM
Almost every polling station in Jammu and Kashmir, despite differences in weather, landscape and people’s traditional attire, looked similar during the first phase of Assembly election on Tuesday. Voters stood in long-winding queues, with the 15 con
Nov 25, 2014 08:16 PM
Dealing a hard blow to separatist politics, thousands of voters queued up before polling stations across Jammu and Kashmir, unmindful of the biting cold, to exercise their franchise in the first of the five-phase assembly elections on Tuesday. Some vignet
Nov 25, 2014 02:55 PM
Mr. Modi asks Jharkhand voters not to give a fractured mandate as people know the difficulties of coalition politics. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday asked the voters of Jharkhand to enable the BJP secure a majority in the Assembly elections for
Nov 25, 2014 09:50 AM
Having lost an ‘opportunity’ last year to wrest power in the Capital after a 15 year wait, ‘micro-management’ and ‘knock-at-every-door’ strategy have become the guiding lights for the Bharatiya Janata Party to ensure &#8
Sport
Nov 26, 2014 06:21 PM
Noted sports medicine doctor P.S.M. Chandran on Wednesday lauded the efforts of the medical team at SCG in facilitating Phillip Hughes’ prompt transfer to the hospital after he suffered a blow to his head, and said it should act as an eye opener for
Nov 26, 2014 05:53 PM
A group of football enthusiasts have kicked off a programme to train students to play ball The FIFA World Cup in Brazil kicked off football frenzy with matches being played in grounds, vacant plots and alleys. In fact, cricket was on the back foot for s
Nov 26, 2014 05:50 PM
Ordained One, who is in fine form, may extend his winning streak in the Fragnant Star Plate (1,200m), the main event of the races to be held here on Thursday (Nov. 27). FRAGNANT STAR PLATE (1,200m), rated 80 & above, 1-00 p.m.: 1. Ridgeway (2) Ayaz Kh
Nov 26, 2014 05:49 PM
Mr PL Ravi’s Party Royal (M.Venkatesh up) won the Stewards Cup, the main event of the races held here on Wednesday (Nov. 26). The winner is trained by R.Foley1. KENDAL FARMS PLATE (Div. I) (1,000m), maiden 2-y-o (Terms): Winning Circle (Venkatesan) 1
Nov 26, 2014 05:44 PM
Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar on Wednesday discussed the way forward with Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and urged the entire country to support top woman boxer L. Sarita Devi, who is facing a possible life ban from AIBA for refusing her bronze meda
Opinion
Nov 26, 2014 12:31 AM
Godmen do extraordinarily well in our country than in most others, and that is where the puzzle lies. Is our society more vulnerable? Or, does this show up so blatantly among us because of the way we practise democracy and secularism? In a family of godm
Nov 26, 2014 12:41 AM
Soon after Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s astounding performance in the 2014 Lok Sabha election, the general feeling was that she was “clearly riding a tiger”. Her confidence-building speech last Saturday promised retaliation, which in
Nov 26, 2014 12:35 AM
The law pertaining to juvenile crimes has come under the scanner yet again. Last week, a Supreme Court Bench comprising Mr. Justice Dipak Misra and Mr. Justice U.U. Lalit described the punishment for juveniles committing serious crimes as being “far
Business
Nov 26, 2014 07:40 PM
Indirect tax collection may fall short of the annual target by an estimated Rs 90,000 crore in the current fiscal, mainly because of subdued industrial activities, a senior finance ministry official has said. The revenue target for indirect taxes for th
Nov 26, 2014 07:26 PM
Microsoft Devices launched its first Lumia handset without the iconic Nokia brand name in India for Rs 9,199 on Wednesday. The US-based software giant had acquired the handset business of Nokia earlier this year for USD 7.2 billion. Featuring the Micr
Nov 26, 2014 07:13 PM
Monte Carlo Fashions Ltd, which is into woolen and cotton garments, has announced plans to launch an Initial Public Offering of its equity shares to raise approximately Rs 350 crore through a book building process. The issue will open on December 3 and wi
Nov 26, 2014 06:45 PM
Cox & Kings Ltd (CKL) has raised Rs 1000 crore through Qualified Institutional Placement (QIP) of equity shares of face value of Rs 5 each, the company said on Wednesday.The Board of Directors of the company has approved the issue price at Rs 305 per
Nov 26, 2014 06:36 PM
In a landmark joint development deal, Bangalore-based Puravankara Projects, Pune-based Oxford Group and Mumbai-based Ekta World, will jointly develop close to 30 acres of prime residential land in Mundhwa, Pune. The joint venture arrangement was structu
Features
Nov 26, 2014 07:17 PM
The cinematographer-turned director is working on a road movie titled 10 Enradhukulla More than a decade ago, cinematographer SD Vijay Milton was called to shoot a song for Samurai. He spent close to nine days on the road with director Balaji Sakthivel
Nov 26, 2014 06:51 PM
Meet The Ghost Ryderz who have become synonymous with freestyle stunt riding in the country Seven years ago, a group of motorcycling enthusiasts, tired of routine rides, decided to try out something new, and attempted a few wheelies and stoppies in aband
Nov 26, 2014 07:14 PM
Aspiring actors gather at an audition in Coimbatore and share their dreams with Parshathy J. Nath The door of the audition room opens. A voice from inside announces: “You get 30 seconds to perform.” The aspiring actors crack their knuckles,
Nov 26, 2014 07:27 PM
As part of Crafts Council of India’s golden jubilee celebrations, efforts are being made to revive the exquisite Parsi Gara embroidery. Apoorva Sripathi meets the people behind the initiative For a group that hasn’t seen an increase in its po
Nov 26, 2014 07:23 PM
Some passengers watch the world. Some others watch the driver Do you miss the drive for the driver? Do you watch his every move? ‘Slow down!’ ‘Speed breaker ahead!’ ‘Pothole! Pothole!’ ‘Focus on the road!’
Slideshows
Nov 26, 2014 12:04 AM
Autumn does not diminish the beauty of landscape in Adilabad District in any way. In fact, the district known for its vast tree cover takes on the pleasant hues of the season between November and January. The yellow of the Autumn, blue of water bodies and
Nov 25, 2014 03:39 PM
The low-profile event organised by Cycling Federation of India at Indira Gandhi stadium was high on performance. Photo: Prashant Nakwe
Nov 24, 2014 08:37 PM
Australia was outclassed by a resurgent India, with four wins in four Tests at home, all by convincing verdicts in 2013 series. A look at the Border-Gavaskar Trophy series
Nov 24, 2014 05:35 PM
The winter session of Parliament began on Monday. The session, the first after the expansion of the council of ministers, will have 22 sittings and will end on December 23.
Nov 24, 2014 05:15 PM
Murli Deora, India’s longest serving Petroleum Minister, a Gandhi family loyalist and a Congress stalwart from Maharashtra, breathed his last at around 3.25 a.m on Monday, November 24, 2014.
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